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.
For the 3rd grade art class assignment “We Are Kelly Kids,” students sought to bring out the best in each other through teamwork. They worked in small groups and shared supplies, as well as thoughts and ideas, on their projects. Informal group critiques by and for the students were an ongoing part of the creative […]
Dr. Miller read first grade students a story about shapes. The students then discussed the different attributes of the shapes and brainstormed ways to put them together to make new ones. They were also introduced to vocabulary including equilateral, right angles, and parallel lines.
The 5th grade has been studying Native Americans and early tribal regions in the United States. The students created their own Native American names based on their personality, nature, and an animal. Once they chose their name, they decided which tribal region would be the best for them to settle based on its features and […]