PITTSBURGH, December 6, 2023 – Tonight, Superintendent Wayne N. Walters EdD and District consultant Martha Greenway provided an update on the strategic planning process at the Board’s Education Committee Meeting.
Leaders at Pittsburgh Public Schools want to improve the quality of the district’s academics and reconfigure school facilities, according to a preliminary framework for the district’s five-year strategic plan.
In an updated statement addendum to the below national release, The Uvalde Foundation For Kids announced Monday morning, from its Dallas, Texas headquarters, that it will be including a special recognition to Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) & the collaborative work between Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) Police & the Pittsburgh Police.
ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 is a neighborhood school located in Pittsburgh's Banksville community. In addition Pittsburgh Banksville serves as one of the District's regional English as a Second Language sites. At Pittsburgh Banksville, we are learning to read and reading to learn! Pittsburgh Banksville provides a rigorous academic curriculum emphasizing higher level thinking skills and creative problem solving with a focus on respect for the individual, the community and our environment. Our mission at Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 is to work collaboratively with families and community partners in order to provide students with a safe and nurturing learning environment. We work hard to prepare all children to achieve academic excellence and strength of character, so they have the best opportunity to succeed in all aspects of life.We offer a wide array of educational experiences based on educational best practices to help every child develop academically, as well as socially and emotionally. All students participate in research projects and other reading initiatives designed to enhance their oral and written communication skills. Both individual and group progress is measured throughout the year in order to ensure students are secure in their skills. In addition, highly qualified staff members specialize in specific content areas to enhance student learning. A school wide behavior management system offers incentives to individual students and classes. A daily morning assembly introduces, models, and reinforces school wide rituals and routines to develop and enhance the positive learning community. A partnership with O.A.S.I.S. tutors further enhances the academic experience through providing student-centered, high-interest learning activities led by retired educational volunteers. In addition each Banksville classroom is equipped with technology centers to further enhance instruction and support students through differentiated instructional activities.
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Banksville K-5, located at 1001 Carnahan Rd, was built in 1936. The 3 story building a total area of 32,600 square feet.
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