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WHHS Competes This Weekend on Hometown High-Q

Tune in to KDKA's Hometown High-Q on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. to watch Woodland Hills High School take on Upper Saint Clair and Fox Chapel.  The Woodland Hills Hometown High-Q team members are senior, Max Klemmer (team captain), senior, Seamus McGuigan, and junior, Alex Havrilla. The team is coached by Mrs. Lesley McDonough.


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WHIS Event Focuses on Braddock

On November 18th Dr. David Preston joined over 130 Woodland Hills Jr/Sr High School students to present on the Battle of the Monongahela and his newest book on the subject.  Dr. Preston’s visit was part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series and gave students a look into the shaping of what became Braddock and North Braddock, the City of Pittsburgh and the American West.

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Forbes Road CTC Open House

Attention parents and students:  Forbes Road CTC is having an OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, December 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

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WHHS Senior Places First in Fairchild Challenge

Congratulations to senior, Max Klemmer, for winning first place in the Fairchild Challenge on “Your Brain on Nature” through Phipps Conservatory. Students from across the Pittsburgh area were asked to write an essay about the benefits of Shinrin Yoku (Japanese for Forest Bathing), along with their personal experiences with the practice. 

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WHSD Teams Dominate History Bowl

Congratulations to 7th and 8th grade gifted students from both the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High and Academy for their first and third place wins at the AIU History Bowl.

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Kevin McGuire & Christyn Coles Named "Champions of Change"

In celebration of Connected Educator month, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and the Center for Creativity recognized Mr. Kevin McGuire (media specialist) & Mrs. Christyn Coles (literacy coach), as "Champions of Change."


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School Picture Info & retakes **UPDATE**
Have questions about school picture retakes or ordering pictures?  Have you ordered your school pictures?  For info on all of these topics please click here!

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WQED Remake Learning: Sisters eSTEAM

An afterschool program in Woodland Hills and in pop-up sites around Allegheny County teaches young women such cool things as the science in cosmetics and Newton's Laws of Motion through Dance. Designed primarily for African American young women in 7th and 8th grade, it's also aimed at kids in poverty, and offers a taste and introduction to the possibilities of pursuing a STEAM career in the future. Watch video:

Navy Commissioning Ceremony for WHHS Graduate

The Woodland Hills School District hosted the commisioning ceremony for Navy Lieutenant Commander Michael Mihaly.  The 1990 graduate of Woodland Hills High School chose Woodland Hills as the location of his commisioning due to his deep love and respect for the district.  Congratulations Commander Mihaly!

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Honors for Wolverine Senior

Wolverine senior Miles Sanders received an honorary jersey as the Under Armour All-America Game Selection Tour  visited Woodland Hills on Wednesday.

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WHHS Grad Wins Penguins Foundation Scholarship

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, along with their partner Reed Smith, awarded 21 scholarships to local high school students for the 2014-2015 school year.  Woodland Hills High School 2015 graduate Samantha Edinger, who will attend Grove City College this Fall, was one of the recipients.  

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WHSD K-6 Dress Code & District-Wide Start Times

Please review the district-wide K-12 school start times and K-6 dress code which will be in place at Edgewood, Wilkins, Intermediate Center, Academy and Promise Program.  

You can view the building start times by CLICKING HERE.

You can view the dress code by CLICKING HERE.

WHHS's 'Drood' earns 6 Kelly Awards

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.  

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WHHS is a Bronze Medalist by U.S. News & World Report

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. 

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WHHS Juniors Win the Fairchild Global Art Challenge

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.” 

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