The WHSD held its annual Tech for Tots on Feb 28th to showcase how we are integrating technology and STEM initiatives with our younger students
Hey Wilkins Families!! Check out the March issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!
Sunday, March 25
2 pm – 4 pm
Woodland Hills JSHS Soccer Field
Free event! Bring Your Own Basket!
All WHSD families welcome!
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!
During the month of March, Wilkins Primary is holding an attendance challenge. Students who attend 95% of school days in the month will be eligible for a celebration. Click "Read More" to learn more about the challenge and please view the linked video on the importance of school attendance.
WHSD Elementary students celebrated reading at the first meeting of the 2018 Millionaire Book Club. Kindergarten through sixth grade students are challenged to read a million words over the course of the next three months. Parents and children enjoyed games, refreshments, and “make-it take-it” activities. Each participant also received a book courtesy of the Millionaire Book Club.
Our Assistant Principal Ms. Weisser treated our Wolverine Star Students from January and Feburary to a donut breakfast this morning. Click "Read More" for picture.
Hey Wilkins Families!! Check out the February issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!
On Monday, February 5, Woodland Hills students from thoughout the district attended the Pittsburgh Penguins Open Practice. This event was a reward for students based on their good behavior and grades. Students in 7th grade also wrote an essay about why they wanted to experience the Open Practice.
Woodland Hills Elementary students were rewarded with a trip to PPG Paints Arena for The Pittsburgh Penguins Open Hockey Practice. More than 200 WHSD students enjoyed watching the Penguins demonstrate their skills. These deserving students were recognized for perfect attendance, excellent behavior, and demonstrating what it means to be a Wolverine!
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.
Please welcome our new assistant principal, Ms. Weisser, to the program!!
Hey Wilkins Families!! Check out the January issue of our Wilkins PTO Newsletter, In The Spotlight!!
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.
On Wednesday, November 22nd the students in the Life Skills and Emotional Support Classroom (Ms. Erin Higgins & Ms. Nataly Alexander's classes) had a "Thanksgiving Feast". The classes have been talking about appropriate table manners, the meaning of Thanksgiving and how we celebrate. They would like to thank Bob Evans and Boston Market and many of the paraprofessionals for contributing to this event. Click "Read More" to see pictures from the feast!
In honor of Kindness Day, the teachers at Wilkins Primary wore blue and made a donation to The Caileigh Lynn McDowell Foundation. We raised $105 and we will be asking members of our school to complete Random Acts of Kindness throughout the year by visiting and choosing one of the choices on our Kindness bulletin board.
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...
Wilkins Primary held our Open House for families of our students on Tuesday, September 26th. It was great to see so many families in our building to support our students and school community. In addition to meeting teachers, families had access to a uniform swap, fundraising opportunities, snacks, and most importantly the chance to tape our principal Dr. Livingston to a wall!! Click "Read More" to see the video of the night!!
Woodland Hills has partnered with the United Way’s Be There Campaign to help get valuable school and attendance information out to families. Once you sign up you will receive a few texts a month (1 or 2) about free services (like getting your taxes done for free, paying utilities, or finding child care) and your child’s attendance. Click "Read More" for the link to sign up!
Congratulations to Woodland Hills High School on earning their fourth straight Bronze Medal by U.S. News & World Report.
The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Other local Bronze Medal schools include Gateway and Kiski Area.