Wilkinsburg School District is a small system of walkable neighborhood schools that has proudly served its community for over 100 years. Our board, leadership, and faculty promote academic excellence and personal growth through strong programs and community ties. Our commitment to continuous improvement in educational and extracurricular opportunities are evidenced at Kelly and Turner elementary schools, where programs and facilities are being upgraded, and through our middle and high school partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, which enables our children to take advantage of the superior learning opportunities at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy starting in 2016-2017.
The Wilkinsburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Building and Grounds Committee meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm. The Wilkinsburg School Board of Directors Legislative Session, normally beginning at 7:00 pm, will begin 1 hour later on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm. Both meetings will be held in the Board Room at 718 Wallace […]
Blessings in a Backpack A huge thanks goes out to everyone in the local chapter of the National Blessings in a Backpack organization for their donations of food and juice to Kelly Elementary students. Hunger doesn’t take weekends off. But thanks to Blessings in a Backpack, elementary students were each given satchels filled with ready-to-eat […]
The 21st CCLC Wilkinsburg TIGERS After School Program is back for its third year! All 7th and 8th grade Wilkinsburg Borough students are welcome. The program, which focuses on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) skills, kicked off on September 11th and will run until the last week of the school year. Between the […]
Parent-Involved Literacy Nights for KTO parents: The purpose of these literacy sessions are to help inform and promote parent/guardian participation and knowledge for the importance of their child(s) literacy progression. These sessions will occur 1/month for 9 months. They will operate at different locations within the district. There will be giveaways and refreshments each month for parent participation. […]
Kevin C. Urda was appointed to the Wilkinsburg School Board in September 2014. His experience includes community outreach and managing volunteer programs, having worked for the Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He is currently a Coordinator for the Hospital Elder Life Program […]
Backpacks! The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is proud to announce our partnership with World Vision and the SchoolTools program, which provides backpacks filled with school supplies to area students. Wilkinsburg School District has been selected to receive 50 of these backpacks. After School Dinner Program The Nutrition Group and Wilkinsburg School District will be offering after […]