• Alert: The Woodland Hills School District is providing the facilities of the Woodland Hills Intermediate School to host the funeral service for former student Antwon Rose II. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 25th at 11:00AM at the Intermediate School Auditorium located at 7600 Evans Street in Swissvale Borough. Out of respect for the family's wishes, no media services or protestors are to be permitted on the grounds of the school. The buildings of the District are private property and the District and Swissvale Borough are committed to honoring this request. The services are open to the family, friends and fellow students of Antwon. Persons attending the funeral service and who also wish to accompany the funeral procession to the internment site may park at the school. However, please know there is limited parking at the site. Persons wishing to attend only the service are asked to park at the Braddock Hills Shopping Center where there will be courtesy shuttles available to take you to the funeral service starting at 10:00AM. This service is, above all, intended to be a dignified and respectful opportunity to remember the life of Antwon Rose II. The family deeply appreciates the cooperation of everyone who wishes to attend this service.
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Joe Wos Interacts with WHJSHS Students

Joe Wos

On Wednesday, February 21, the Woodland Hills Interaction Series hosted professional cartoonist Joe Wos. Mr. Wos shared his experiences working as an artist with a group of art students. He is a graduate of the first graduating class of Woodland Hills High School, the class of 1988. Since the age of fourteen, Mr. Wos has worked as a professional cartoonist and his work has been displayed in museums around the world. He created the world’s largest hand-drawn maze, measuring 140 square feet. Mr. Wos has published several books of mazes and regularly publishes his mazes and cartoons on his website, MazeToons.

The Woodland Hills Interaction Series (WHIS) started in 2013. The WHIS was created by library media specialist Kevin McGuire and instructional technology coach Jason Coleman with the goal of providing first-class interaction opportunities for students at Woodland Hills Jr/Sr High School.

During our first five years, the WHIS has hosted such notable guests as Jennifer Egan (Pulitzer Prize Winner), Colum McCann (National Book Award Winner/Academy Award nominated writer), Elizabeth Strout (Pulitzer Prize Winner), Dr. Sheri Fink (Pulitzer Prize Winner), Terrance Hayes (National Book Award winner/MacArthur Fellow), Jesse Andrews (N.Y. Times Bestseller), Dr. Cyril Wecht, S.L. Price (Sports Illustrated Senior Writer), and Robert Bilheimer (Academy Award nominated director). Additionally, the WHIS has also hosted local writer Dave Newman, poet Jim Daniels, EPA Director Barnes Johnson and U.S. Ambassador Bryant Salter.


 

 

 





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