It is the mission of the Wilkinsburg School District to promote academic excellence and to enhance the physical, intellectual, socio-emotional and cultural growth of students. Our vision is "To create a world class school district that provides students with an exceptional elementary experience to prepare them to be college career ready for the 21st century."
Blessings in a Backpack A huge thanks goes out to everyone in the local chapter of the National Blessings in a Backpack organization for their donations of food and juice to Kelly Elementary students. Hunger doesn’t take weekends off. But thanks to Blessings in a Backpack, elementary students were each given satchels filled with ready-to-eat […]
The 21st CCLC Wilkinsburg TIGERS After School Program is back for its third year! All 7th and 8th grade Wilkinsburg Borough students are welcome. The program, which focuses on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) skills, kicked off on September 11th and will run until the last week of the school year. Between the […]
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 […]