Secondary English Department Summer Reading Requirements
Posted On: Friday, May 29, 2015
Although summer brings a time to relax, have fun, and enjoy the freedom without school schedules, students benefit greatly from participating in a summer reading program. All students experience learning losses during the summer when they do not take part in any educational activities.
Students in ALL English classes, grades 7-12, are required to complete a summer reading assignment, which includes reading(s) and assessment(s).
CLICK HERE for the summer reading list for all high school English classes.
Proposed CODE OF CONDUCT changes
Posted On: Thursday, June 25, 2015
To view the proposed code of conduct for WHSD please CLICK HERE.
WHSD Comprehensive Plan
Posted On: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
To review the WHSD Comprehensive Plan please CLICK HERE.
WHHS's 'Drood' earns 6 Kelly Awards
Posted On: Saturday, May 30, 2015
The Woodland Hills High School production of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" brought home six Gene Kelly Awards for Excellance in high school musical theater including the coveted "Best Musical" award for a 10th time. Woodland Hills has now garnered a record 188 nominations and 97 awards in the 25 year history of the event.
WHHS is a Bronze Medalist by U.S. News & World Report
Posted On: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Congratulations to Woodland Hills High School on earning their second 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.
WHHS Students Turn J.A. Teachers at Wilkins
Posted On: Friday, May 29, 2015
Forty WHHS Interact and F.B.L.A. students travelled to Wilkins Elementary School to teach financial literacy to over 350 K-6th graders as part of a collaboration with Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania.
Wolverine Junior Nominated for U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Posted On: Friday, May 15, 2015
Wolverine tailback and Penn State commit Miles Sanders was offically nominated to play in the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January, 2016. Sanders who is ranked as one of the top tailbacks in the nation will find out if he is chosen during the fall. Best of luck Miles!
WHHS Juniors Win the Fairchild Global Art Challenge
Posted On: Friday, May 15, 2015
Congratulations to Miranda Miller and Jessica Burch, two juniors at Woodland Hills High School, for winning the Global Art Challenge for 2014-2015 "Plants and their Pollinators" with their artwork, entitled “Blue Flag Iris and the Mason Bee.”
2015 NHS Induction
Posted On: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Woodland Hills High School chapter of the National Honor Society had their Induction Ceremony, for new and returning members, on May 12, 2015.
2015 14th Congressional District Art Show
Posted On: Friday, May 8, 2015
Woodland Hills High School Students, Faiza Amir, Miranda Miller, and Isis Duncan won awards at the 2015 14th Congressional District Art Show, An Artistic Endeavor.
Faiza placed fourth, Miranda placed third, (last year Miranda took 1st. place) and Isis made an Honorable Mention. All participants received recognition for participating.
WHHS' Drood Earns 10 Kelly Nominations
Posted On: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Mystery of Edwin Drood on 10 Kelly Award Nominations. In the 25 years of the Gene Kelly Awards Woodland Hills has now earned 188 nominations and has won 91 awards. Pittsburgh CLO’s 25th Annual Gene Kelly Awards will be held at the Benedum Center on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 7:30pm.
WHHS Media Specialist a Keystone STAR
Posted On: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Congraulations to WHHS Media Specialist Kevin McGuire on being named a 2015 Keystone Technology Innovator. In addition, Mr. McGuire is one of only 100 educators from across Pennsylvania chosen to attend the Keystone STAR technology education summit this summer at Shippensburg University.
WHSD Well Represented at PMEA District Orchestra
Posted On: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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.
WHHS Science Bowl Has Successful Competition
Posted On: Monday, April 20, 2015
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.
WHIS Featured In New York Times Magazine Article
Posted On: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Visits WHHS
Posted On: Monday, March 2, 2015
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.
WHHS Alumni and Students Featured on WQED
Posted On: Thursday, February 26, 2015
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.
WHHS Rifle Team Wins Back-to-Back Pennsylvania State Smallbore Rifle Championships
Posted On: Friday, February 28, 2014
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
WHHS Rifle Wins Back-to-Back WPIAL Championships
Posted On: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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.
Comcast Internet Essentials: NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL DISTRICT FAMILIES
Posted On: Saturday, January 31, 2015
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!
National Book Award Poet Terrance Hayes Visits WHHS
Posted On: Friday, December 19, 2014
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.
WHHS Band Members Chosen to Perform in Philadelphia
Posted On: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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.
WHHS Attend PLP Summit
Posted On: Monday, November 24, 2014
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.
WHHS Senior Selected to Present at JA 75th Anniversary Ceremony
Posted On: Friday, November 21, 2014
WHHS senior Seirra Anderson was selected to present at the Junior Achievement 75th Anniversary Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Award Ceremony on November 19th.
Wolverine Swimmer Signs National Letter-of-Intent
Posted On: Monday, November 17, 2014
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.
WHHS Junior Has Strong Showing In Fairchild Challenge
Posted On: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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.
WHHS INTERACT HELPS BUNDLE THEM UP!
Posted On: Thursday, October 30, 2014
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.
WHHS Well Represented at PMEA Honors Choir
Posted On: Thursday, October 30, 2014
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.
WHHS students take part in worldwide video conference on Ebola
Posted On: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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.
Diplomat, Businessman, Athlete Bryant Salter Visits WHHS
Posted On: Friday, October 24, 2014
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.
WHHS Read-a-Thon a Huge Success
Posted On: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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.
C-Span Bus Continues National Tour at WHHS
Posted On: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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.
Internet Essentials from Comcast - Stay Connected
Posted On: Friday, April 12, 2013
The world has gone digital. Internet service has become essential for success. That's why Comcast created Internet Essentials.