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In The Spotlight: The Monthly Newsletter for the Wilkins PTO June Edition

Hey Wilkins Families!!  Check out the June issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 6/4/18
Wilkins Primary Student Places 1st in WQED Young Writers Contest

Congratulations to Wilkins Primary second grader Brycen Filus for taking first place in the WQED Kids Writer Contest!!  Brycen's story "Maximus: The Zombie Kid" was chosen from over 1000 entries.  To read his story and to see details on the contest, click "Read More".  Great job Brycen!!

Millionaire Book Club End-of-the-Year Celebration

We would like to congratulate our 2017-18 WHSD Millionaire Book Club participants.

Wednesday evening our  Wolvareaders received their certificates, T-shirts and books at our annual end of the year celebration.  Thank you to the parents and students who shared their experiences about being part of the Millionaire  Book Club! 

We would like to extend a special thank you to the HUGS volunteers and Mrs. Bell for helping to make the evening a great success.

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 5/21/18
2018-2019 WHSD Building Start Times Start Times

The start time for the Jr/SR High School is 20 minutes later to ensure the safety and welfare of our students traveling to school at such an early hour.  The other buildings will be 15 minutes later to accommodate the bus schedules.  The Rankin Promise School will remain on their current schedule.  CLICK HERE to see the details.

Penny Wars is Coming to Wilkins Primary!!
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 5/14/18
Wilkins Primary's Picnic with People We Love

On May 11th, families members of Wilkins Primary students joined us for our Picnic with People We Love.  Students and their families enjoyed an outdoor picnic, shared stories, and even had a dance party in the gym.  We'd like to thank all those family members that participated in making this a memorable event for the Wilkins Primary community!!  Click "Read More" to see the video from the day...

The NED Show Comes to Wilkins Primary

On May 9th, Wilkins Primary students were treated to a performance by The NED Show.  Click "Read More" to learn about The Ned Show and see pictures from the assembly!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 5/7/18
In The Spotlight: The Monthly Newsletter for the Wilkins PTO May Edition

Hey Wilkins Families!!  Check out the May issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 4/30/18
Positive Behavior Rewards Program at Wilkins Primary

On Friday April 27th, Wilkins Primary held a Positive Behavior Reward assemby for those students who consistently demonstrate their 5Ps of good behavior (Prompt, Prepared, Polite, Productive, Proud).  The students were treated to an eneregetic zumba class hosted by instructor Hope Pickens.  Check out the video of our event!!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 4/23/18
Wilkins Primary Perfect Attendance Winners WP Perfect Attendance Winners

At Wilkins Primary, attendance matters!  We rewarded students with perfect attendance for the 3rd grading period with a certificate, a free meal at Texas Roadhouse, and another special prize.  Remember, even missing one day of school a month can set your child's learning back significantly!!

Wilkins Primary Students Rewarded in United Way "Be There" Challenge

All students at Wilkins Primary competed in an Attendance Challenge during the month of March.  Students who had at least 95% attendance (couldn't miss more than 1 day for the month) were rewarded with a "Field Day" of activities in the gymnasium.  The United Way sent volunteers to help plan this event and all 205 students that participated had a great time!  Click "Read More" for more details and a video of this reward event

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 4/9/18
In The Spotlight: The Monthly Newsletter for the Wilkins PTO April Edition

Hey Wilkins Families!!  Check out the April issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!

2018-2019 Kindergarten Enrollment Hi5!, Kindergarten Here I Come

Do you know a child who will be 5 on or before September 1, 2018?  If so, this child is eligible for Kindergarten.  Register Now!  Please call Central Registration Office at 412-731-1300 ext. 0110 to schedule an appointment for enrollment.  Office hours for student registration is Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 4/2/18
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 3/26/18
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 3/19/18
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 3/12/18
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 3/5/18
WTAE's Mike Clark Reads Dr. Seuss to Wilkins Students

Mike Clark, anchor for WTAE, came to Wilkins to read to our students for Dr. Seuss's birthday.  He read Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! to Ms. Sperduto & Ms. Bacco's first grade classes and Oh The Places You'll Go to Ms. Detorre & Ms. Foster's second grade classes.  Click "Read More" to see pictures from his visit!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 2/26/18
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 2/12/18
In The Spotlight: The Monthly Newsletter for the Wilkins PTO February Edition

Hey Wilkins Families!!  Check out the February issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 2/5/18
Wilkins Primary Student Earns Gold at Special Olympics Event Josh Meyers

Over the weekend, Wilkins 2nd grader Josh Meyers earned a gold medal in bowling at the Allegheny County Special Olympics Bowling Tournament.  Click "Read More" for more on Josh's accomplishment. 

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 1/29/18
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 1/15/17
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 1/8/18

Please welcome our new assistant principal, Ms. Weisser, to the program!!

In The Spotlight: The Monthly Newsletter for the Wilkins PTO January Edition

Hey Wilkins Families!!  Check out the January issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 12/18/17
WTAE Visits Wilkins Primary

WTAE Chief Meteorologist Mike Harvey visited Wilkins Primary on 12/13.  He and his assistant from the Carnegie Science Center talked about various weather phenomenon and conducted science experiments in front of the fully engaged students.  Wilkins staff and students also donated $400 to WTAE Project Bundle Up.

Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 12/11/17
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 12/4/17
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 11/27/17
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 11/20/17
Wilkins Weekly News for the Week of 11/13/17
Wilkins Primary Unity Day

On October 25th, Wilkins Primary staff and students wore orange and celebrated Unity Day: a day designed to promote respecting others, kindness, and anti-bullying.  The day culminated with an assembly where each grade level performed to a theme of the day.  It was a great day to be a Wilkins Wolverine!!  Click "Read More" to watch the video recap of the day...