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WHHS Track Shines at Penn Relays

It was a very successful weekend for Woodland Hills Track at the 121st Penn Relays at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.


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2015 Spring Musical: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Woodland Hills High School Department of Performing Arts proudly presents their 2015 musical production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood!

The box office is now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm - 8pm and Wednesdays 2:30pm - 4:30pm.

CLICK HERE for all the details.


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WHHS 2015 Junior/Senior Prom Information

The Woodland Hills Junior/Senior Prom will be Friday, May 15th at Stratigos Banquet Centre in North Huntingdon. Hours will be from 6:00 to 10:30. Ticket sales will begin on Tuesday, April 28th and conclude Thursday, April 30th. Tickets will be sold at the High School in room 100 before school only. Ticket price is $60 each or $120 per couple.


Please CLICK HERE for more information and permission slips.


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KEYSTONE EXAM UPDATE

In order to provide timely notice to all students and parents please review and record the following test dates for the Spring Keystone Exams.  The Keystone Exams are required for all 11th-graders in algebra I, literature and biology who have not scored proficient in a previous test.  In addition, 9th-10th grade students will also be taking Keystone Exams as 'end-of-course' tests.  Students will be informed of their test requirements in the near future.

The schedule for 2015 Spring Keystones will be:

May 13 - 14 - Biology
May 18 - 19 - Algebra
May 21 - 22 - Literature


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High School Technology Survey

Please take our Technology Survey

 
This survey is about four things:
1. The use of technology for learning.
2. The level of access to technology for staff and students.
3. The level of skills from all staff and students.
4. The overall environment within the district.
The data collection window will be April 27th, until May 15th, 2015 and the survey can be accessed through smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops. The surveys are tailored to the responder, ie, students answer different questions than teachers, etc.

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WHSD Well Represented at PMEA District Orchestra

Students from Woodland Hills High School, Junior High and Academy represented the Woodland Hills School District at PMEA District 1 Junior High Orchestra.  They participated with students from over 60 other surrounding schools in this festival on April 17-18.  

Please read this Op-Ed that Appeared in the Post Gazette regrading PMEA.


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FBLA Flea Market at WHHS

Woodland Hills Future Business Leaders of America will be holding an indoor Flea Market on Saturday, May 2nd, 9AM- 1PM in the High School Gym.  We will be selling:  clothing, household items, toys, books, baked goods, homemade soup, and much more. All proceeds will benefit FBLA’s upcoming competitions. If you have any items you wish to donate, we will be accepting donations during the school day and Saturday, April 25th from 10AM- 12PM.  If you would like to participate as a vendor,we are selling tables for $15.  Please email Doreen Tabb at tabbdo@whsd.net with any questions. Please come out and support our efforts!


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WHHS Science Bowl Has Successful Competition

Congratulations to the Woodland Hills Science Bowl Teams for a successful day at the Eastern Suburban Special Program Association’s annual Science Bowl on April 21st.  


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WHHS Parents & Students NEED your help!

This year we would like to show our appreciation to the staff at WHHS for all they do for our children every day. So the Parent Association is hosting a Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, April 30, 2015. In order to make the event a success - we need your help.


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Welcome Video: Woodland Hills Secondary Campus

 

 

 

 


WHHS Softball Star Chooses Gannon

Congratulations to Wolverine senior softball player Kirsten Terry on signing an NCAA Letter-of-Intent to play next year at Gannon University.  Kirsten has been a 4 year star of the team and looks forward to playing for the Golden Knights.


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WHHS 2015-2016 Cheerleader Tryout Information

Please find the informational packet by CLICKING HERE


WHHS Spring Musical Teaser

 

 


WHHS Grad Caprara Adapts to Change on Football Field

WHHS graduate and University of Pittsburgh linebacker Mike Caprara has proven his worth on and especially off the field.  Read the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story"  CLICK HERE

 

 

 


WHIS Featured In New York Times Magazine Article

The December 17th, 2014 visit from Poet Terrance Hayes was a highlighted focal point of a New York Times Magazine feature of the McArthur Fellow. Hayes' visit was made possible to WHHS students through the Woodland Hills Interaction Series (WHIS).  In addition to the award-winning Hayes, the WHIS has welcomed national and regional guests to interact and inspire WHHS students.


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SNOW MAKE-UP DAYS

SNOW MAKE UP DAYS ARE DESIGNATED AS FOLLOWS:

Thursday, February 19, 2015 will be made up on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Friday, February 20, 2015 will be made up on Monday, April 6, 2015.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILDREN ARE IN ATTENDANCE ON THESE DAYS.

Please click on this link to view the revised 2014-2015 Calendar.


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WHHS Science Olympiad Competes at Cal U

Congratulations to the Woodland Hills High School Science Olympiad Team.  The team earned 10th place overall at the regional competition held at California University of Pennsylvania on March 18th


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WHHS Alumni Win Ed Block Courage Awards

Congratulation to former Wolverines Rontez Miles and Rob Gronkowski who won the Ed Block Courage Award for the New York Jets and New England Patriots respectively.


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Pulitzer Prize Winner Visits WHHS

On Monday, March 2, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sheri Fink visited the Woodland Hills High School Library for the school event component of the "One Book, One Community" programming by the Allegheny County Library Association and the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures. Dr. Fink was interviewed by 90.5 WESA's Josh Raulerson about her book Five Days at Memorial and her other writing.


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WHHS Alumni and Students Featured on WQED

Artist, teacher and WHHS '93 grad Ramon Riley's “Where I Am From” project and the collaboration with WHHS students and teachers Micci Hutterer and Craig Mehalik (WHHS '90) were highlighted recently on WQED's 'Pittsburgh 360'.   See the video below and read about the collaboration by clicking here.

 


 

 


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WHHS Rifle Team Wins Back-to-Back Pennsylvania State Smallbore Rifle Championships

Congratulations to Head Coach Matt Rodrigues and the WHHS Rifle squad on winning the 2015 Pennsylvania State Scholastic Team Smallbore Rifle Championship. The Wolverine Rifle Team successfully defended last years state title to earn back-to-back team championships.  This is the first time in Woody High history a team has earned two consecutive state titles!  In addition, senior Mike Krivi earned the 2nd place silver medal in the state individual competitions for the Wolverines, and Aleah Atkinson placed 4th overall. 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SHOOTERS


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3 WHHS Rifle Team Members earn WPIAL Medals

Three WHHS shooters placed in the top ten at the WPIAL Rifle Individual Tournament on Thursday and have qualified for the State Individual Rifle Championships.  The trio was highlighted by Senior Mike Krivi who was WPIAL Champion.


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Attention ALL WHHS Students

Students who participate in Gym Classes are reminded that they are to provide their own locks when utilizing the lockers.  If students have valuables and do not have a lock to use during this class time, they are to give it to the teacher so that the teacher may lock their valuables up.

This has been expressed to the students time and time again, but students are not following these procedures.

CLICK HERE for more information on protecting your property.


WHHS Rifle Wins Back-to-Back WPIAL Championships

Congratulations to the WHHS Rifle team on another WPIAL Championship.  The team used a 800 - 69x score to dominate the competition and bring back the gold to Woody High!  It is the Wolverines 5th WPIAL Rifle title and third in the past 4 years. 


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WHHS Juniors Place Third in the Latest Fairchild Challenge

Congratulations to Miranda Miller and Jessica Burch, two juniors at Woodland Hills High School, for placing third in the latest Fairchild Challenge from Phipps Conservatory.  Their artwork, entitled “Blue Flag Iris and the Mason Bee”, was part of a Plants and their Pollinators Artwork Challenge through the Phipps Conservatory. 


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Wolverines Sign With Colleges

National College Football  Letter-of-Intent Day included a number of Wolverines today as the class of 2015 made their committments official.  


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Comcast Internet Essentials: NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL DISTRICT FAMILIES

Bring the Internet home for just $9.95 a month.

We know that many students and their families would like to have Internet service at home so they can do homework, search for jobs, download music, communicate with others and much more.  We also believe the Internet can be an important part of your child's education.

That's why we want to make sure you know about a program provided by Comcast called Internet Essentials and the best part is it is available to all WHSD families regardless of income!

 


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WHHS and WHS Student Leader Partnership

On Thursday, January 22nd, as part of a student leader partnership, Woodland Hills High School hosted students from neighboring Wilkinsburg High School.  Eight Wilkinsburg students shadowed Woodland Hills peers throughout their day, paying close attention to academics, student and teacher actions, and overall school atmosphere.  


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AFTER SCHOOL MEALS

Please CLICK HERE for information on the 'After School Meals' for school-age children in the community for the 2014-2015 school year.


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Wolverine Wrestler Finishes 3rd at ACWC

Wolverine Wrestler Tyriq Thompson took 3rd place in the annual Allegheny County Wrestling Championships this past weekend. 


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National Book Award Poet Terrance Hayes Visits WHHS

National Book Award winner and McArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes visited WHHS on December 17, 2014 to share his poetry and discuss his literary influences to students as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series.


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WHHS and the Churchill Police Department Help 'Stuff-a-Bus'

The Woodland Hills Wolverines are celebrating the holiday spirit by donating to the less fortunate through the KISS-FM 96.1 'Stuff-a-Bus' toy drive for Toys for Tots.  The fundraiser was organized by the Woodland Hills High School student leadership class in conjunction with the Churchill Police Department. 


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WHHS Band Members Chosen to Perform in Philadelphia

WHHS seniors Justin McCord and J'Vonha Moore will be representing Woodland Hills in Temple University's Marching Band Day on Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Philadelphia. 


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WHHS Attend PLP Summit

On November 21, Woodland Hills High School students attended the first Pittsburgh Learning Pathways Summit at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

The students explored the concepts of digital badges, connected learning, and career pathways. 


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WHHS Senior Selected to Present at JA 75th Anniversary Ceremony

WHHS senior Seirra Anderson was selected to present at the Junior Achievement 75th Anniversary Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Award Ceremony on November 19th.


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Wolverine Swimmer Signs National Letter-of-Intent

Senior swimmer Claudia Zido signed a National Letter of Intent this morning with Cleveland State University.  The soon-to-be CSU Viking has been a member of the Woodland Hills High School Varsity Swim Team since her freshman year. 


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WHHS Junior Has Strong Showing In Fairchild Challenge

Congratulations to Sydney Kaboly, a junior at Woodland Hills High School, for winning second place in an essay contest through the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps Conservatory.  


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WHHS INTERACT HELPS BUNDLE THEM UP!

On October 27th and 28th, the Woodland Hills High School Interact Club participated in the Salvation Army's Project Bundle-Up program. The students shopped with local children for coats, boots, hats, and gloves at the Monroeville JC Penney store. This is the WHHS Interact Club's sixth year helping with Project Bundle-Up. The shopping trip was sponsored by R:BASE Technologies in Murrysville.


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WHHS Well Represented at PMEA Honors Choir

Congratulations to Justin McCord (senior) and Leah Prestogeorge (junior) who represented Woodland Hills at PMEA Honors Choir on October 24 & 25 at Seton Hill University.


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WHHS students take part in worldwide video conference on Ebola

WHHS Anatomy & Physiology students along with students from the G.A.T.E. department participated with students across the globe today in a videoconference on Ebola.
 


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Diplomat, Businessman, Athlete Bryant Salter Visits WHHS

On Friday October 24th, approximetly 100 WHHS students along with students around Allgheny County had the oppurtunity to hear from and interact with Mr. Bryant Salter.  A joint activity of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series (WHIS) and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, the event was another example of the unmatched oppurtunities that students at Woodland Hills High School have.


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WHHS Read-a-Thon a Huge Success

On October 22, the Woodland Hills High School library held a Read-a-Thon to promote the 'Big Read'. The 'Big Read' is a program sponsored by CCAC that promotes a county wide reading and discussion of one book. 


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WHSD Reconsolidation Information

The Woodland Hills School District announces the plan for

The Pathway to Educational Excellence and Financial Stability:

Building the District of the Future to ensure that every student who passes through our door is Career and/or College ready.


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C-Span Bus Continues National Tour at WHHS

The C-SPAN Bus continued its trip across America today with a stop at Woodland Hills High School. 

The C-SPAN Bus is an interactive, multi-media learning center that brings C-SPAN’s coverage of public affairs to communities nationwide and teaches students, teachers and the public how to follow Washington Your Way.


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USS Constitution 'Sails' Into WHHS

The crew of the USS CONSTITUTION, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, and America’s Ship of State provided interactive events for WHHS students as part of the U.S. Navy's outreach program during Pittsburgh Navy Week.


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"Rhode Island Sound" plays WHHS as part of "Pittsburgh Navy Week"

In celebration of Pittsburgh Navy Week 2014, the Navy Northeast Band's popular music group, Rhode Island Sound, performed a concert at Woodland Hills High School on Wednesday, June 4th. Under the direction of Lieutenant Commander Carl Gerhard, this group of active duty Navy sailors provides musical support for military ceremonies, recruiting, morale and retention programs, and community relations.  The group performed a wide variety of the latest top-40 hits.


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'Sweeney Todd' Picks Up 3 Kelly Awards

Congratulations to the cast and crew of "Sweeney Todd" who picked up 3 Gene Kelly Awards at the gala at the Benedum on May 24th.


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2014-2015 REVISED SCHOOL CALENDAR

Click on this link to view the REVISED 2014-2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR.


WHHS Student Awarded 1st Place at Congressional Art Show

Congratulations to Miranda Miller for placing 1st at the 14th Congressional District's Art Show.  She is the grand prize winner and her work "City Built on Hope" will be displayed in our Nation's Capitol along with the other winners from across the United States. 


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WHHS Shoots Out Cancer
The Woodland Hills High School Rifle Team teamed up with the Hempfield Area High School Rifle Team to lead a pediatric Cancer research fundraising campaign that was executed in a number other local school districts. This year our total amount raised was $5,303.

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Woodland Hills Junior Receives American Legion Scholarship Award -- UPDATED

Woodland Hills Junior Keiton Kramer received a $3,250 Scholarship Award from the Pennsylvania  American Legion Essay Contest.  Keiton's entry, titled "What Is Our Nation's Responsibility to Our Wounded Veterans?" placed 1st in the Western Section of the state, and took 3rd place statewide.


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2014 NHS Induction

The Woodland Hills High School chapter of the National Honor Society had their Induction Ceremony, for new and returning members, on May 12, 2014.


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Rifle Team Officially Recognized in Harrisburg

The 2014 PIAA and WPIAL Champion rifle team was formally applauded for their historic season in both chambers of the state legislature this afternoon.  Sen. Costa and Rep. Costa introduced the team and head coach Matt Rodrigues as the House of Representatives presented the team with an official citation on the feat.

 

WATCH THE SENATE EVENT

WATCH THE HOUSE EVENT


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Internet Essentials from Comcast - Stay Connected

The world has gone digital. Internet service has become essential for success. That's why Comcast created Internet Essentials.

 

 

 


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