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.
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 […]
The Nutrition Group and Wilkinsburg School District will be offering after school meals to school-age children in the Community. The program is free and open to all school-age children (pre-K through 12th grade) who are 18 years of age or younger at the start of the 2014-15 school years. The dinner program will be open Monday through […]
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 […]