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.
Mae Knight, a Wilkinsburg resident attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy as part of the PPS/Wilkinsburg Partnership, spoke as the co-valedictorian of the class of 2017. In addition to earning the academic distinction of co-valedictorian with her 4.23 cumulative GPA, Mae also played the clarinet for the school band and participated in theatre. Her spirit of activism and […]
Turner Enrichment Students Tour Clayton Mansion, Greenhouse and Car and Carriage Museum at The Frick Pittsburgh
Turner Enrichment Students are a fabulous group of students that excel in the classroom academically and behaviorally. This year, they participated in a wide range of projects such as building a community out of edible ingredients and various novel studies including Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Percy Jackson. […]
Last Friday, the staff of Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools each threw a luncheon to honor and celebrate their respective retirees: John Fowler, Phyllis Loeffler, Roseanne Shak and Lois Clark. Best wishes to you! Enjoy the R&R.
Turner students from Pre-k through the 6th grade had a fun filled field day that included bouncy houses, slides, miniature golf, parachute fun and a dunk tank. They had a great time and especially enjoyed dunking their teachers!
Important letter to parents from Superintendent about next year’s half day early dismissals. Early Dismissal Form
Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy announced a new Prom King last Thursday, and he is one of the newest members of the Bulldogs family. The students and staff at Pittsburgh Westinghouse were so elated they began chanting his name. Since the beginning of our partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, Dante Jones has participated in service learning projects, […]
On June 7th, parents of Turner Elementary School students had the first of two opportunities to see the recently closed – but soon to be reopened – Wilkinsburg High School, which will be the temporary new home for students and staff while renovations are underway at Turner during the 2017-2018 academic year. Another Open House […]