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.
This year, First United Church of Christ in Harrison City adopted the first and second grade students at Turner Elementary School for their annual gift giveaway. Our students names were placed on a tree and members of the congregation picked a name to buy gifts for. Today, Santa and his elves surprised the students at […]
See what our teachers had to say to Remake Learning during a symposium held by iNACOL. “By the end of the conference, I saw how the Wilkinsburg School District was, in some ways, ahead of the curve,” said Timothy Weinstein, STEAM teacher at Kelly Elementary School. “And as we continue to restructure the district, we’re being guided […]
Responding to a request for Christmas cards, Ms. Kalo’s pre-kindergarten class at Kelly Elementary School made Christmas trees and cards for the great people at Woods Services in Philadelphia. Woods Services is a leading advocacy and service organization for people with exceptional challenges, disabilities, and complex needs, and strives to help these individuals achieve their […]
Before Thanksgiving break, Pittsburgh firefighters and Operation Warm gave free winter coats and scarves to all the kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools. The students love wearing their new winter gear and thank you for your generosity!
Congrats to the Turner Elementary students who earned the November Student of the Month distinction! These students were recognized by their teachers for outstanding attendance, academics and behavior.
Check out the school district page in the December/January issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun. In a letter to the community, Superintendent Dr. Linda Iverson talks about 2017 PSSA scores. Assistant to the Superintendent Dr. Cathleen Cubelic also receives a well deserved shout out for the award she won from the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum […]