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.
Start the Presses! The Sixth Grade Newspaper is Underway! Sixth grade students at Kelly Elementary School have volunteered to engage in a project of completing a newspaper edition. This project is an extension of a reading assignment involving manuscripts and publishing. Articles will include new staff, food, favorite topics of typical sixth grade students, and […]
Greetings! The 2014-2015 school year is underway. The buildings have been prepped, our staff is rejuvenated, our students have arrived, and expectations have been raised. As the newly appointed superintendent, I am excited about the opportunity to work with our staff and students throughout the new school year. On opening day with our staff, I […]
Wilkinsburg Community Engagement Concert The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra collaborates with local residents and organizations to perform an annual concert at Wilkinsburg High School, and all proceeds from the concert go to the music programs in the Wilkinsburg School District. You are invited to this year’s concert: A Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert featuring vocalist Katy Williams […]
With special guests and presents from Toys for Tots, the fifth through eighth graders participating in Wilkinsburg Middle School’s after-school program and The CASTLE (Clairton’s After-School Teaching & Learning Experience), had plenty of fun at their holiday events in December. On hand to help celebrate at Wilkinsburg were state Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Lincoln Lemington) and his Chief of […]
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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is presenting their eleventh annual Community Engagement Concert for the community of Wilkinsburg at the Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium, on Friday, May 16, 2014. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Wilkinsburg High School Music Department at 412-871-2882 or 412-371-9504 x 2717, and will also be available at the door on the night […]