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Woodland Hills Jr/Sr High School News

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"Selecting a College Night" college bound icon

"Selecting a College Night" presented by the WHJSHS Guidance Department will be on Thursday, October 26th, at 6:00 pm in the WHJSHS library.

Win Free Hairspray Jr. Tickets at Trunk-or-Treat Hairspray Jr.

Get your picture taken with the Hairspray Jr. photo frame at Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday, October 21st!

Post your picture to the H.U.G.S. Trunk-or-Treat Facebook event by midnight for the chance to win 2 tickets to WH Junior High’s Hairspray Jr. January 13th at 2pm in the Thomas G. Crone Auditorium at WHHS.

Wolverine Spirit Wear Now Available WolverineWear

The athletic department has exciting news.  They have officially opened their very own online store for athletic spirit wear.  This location will provide a direct opportunity for students, staff, and community members to purchase shirts, sweats, hats, and various other items.  There are two tiers of pricing.  The basic style of Gilman apparel and the advanced Under Armour apparel.  Please spread the word to all of the Woody High fans that you know.   CLICK HERE to see all the options.

FBLA Flea Market at WHJSHS flea market logo

Woodland Hills Future Business Leaders of America will be holding their fifth annual indoor Flea Market on Saturday, October 28th, 9AM- 1PM in the High School Old Gym.  We will be selling:  clothing, jewelry, household items, toys, books, baked goods, refreshments, 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, October 21st from 11AM- 1PM. Vendors are welcome for a cost of $20 per table.  Please email Doreen Tabb at tabbdo@whsd.net with any questions. Please come out and support our efforts!

First Annual HUGS Trunk or Treat Event

Trunk-or-Treat

WHJSHS Preschool Information PreSchool Logo

The Woodland Hills High School offers a free preschool program through its Child Development Program.  Parents of children who are 3-5 years old and live within the Woodland Hills School District are invited to register their children.  The program is offered three days per week, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, for six weeks for 2 separate sessions. 

The Prime Time After School Program
Are you a parent of a 7th or 8th grade student?  Does your son or daughter enjoy art?  Crafts?  Science?  Drumming?  Cooking? Minecraft? Hands-on science projects?  
 
If so, the Prime Time STEAM Club (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) offers all of these activities and more!  We are currently registering students for the 2017/2018 school year.    
School Pictures - Important Dates lifetouch

Attention Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School families! School pictures with Lifetouch Photography (www.lifetouch.com) are scheduled for the 2017-2018 school year.  Click for more info.

WHHS Again A Bronze Medalist by U.S. News & World Report Bronze 17

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.

WHJSHS Named Common Sense Certified School CSE

Woodland Hills Junior Senior High School has just been approved as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship, an honor that recognizes our efforts in teaching digital literacy and citizenship to young people and engaging the entire school community in this important discussion.  The WHJSHS Digital Citizenship curriculum, created by Library Media Specialist Kevin McGuire and Technology Coach Jason Coleman, was designed using Common Sense Media materials and resources.

WHHS Alum Dr. Stephen Esper Interacts With Students Esper

On March 17th, Woodland Hills High School alum and UPMC cardiothoracic anesthesiologist Dr. Stephen Esper interacted with students about his career & their futures as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series.  The 1999 graduate implemented, along with UPMC's Dr. Jennifer Holder-Murray, the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, or ERAS, approach in Pittsburgh.

WHHS Rifle Team Wins 4th Straight PA State Title rifle

The Woodland Hills Rifle team finished first in the 16th annual Pennsylvania State Scholastic Team Championships last week.  The Wolverines outshot DIstrict 5 champion Everett by an amazing 7.2 points.  The Wolverines are the first team to win 4 straight PA State Scholastic team championships.  Great job Wolverines!

In addition to the team championship,  Sarah Rodocker finished 2nd in the state individual championships shooting just .3 points behind champion Luke Brambley of Everett High School.

Duquesne University President Leads Interaction at WHJSHS Ken Gormley

On Monday, February 27, 2017, Dr. Ken Gormley,  President of Duquesne University, addressed the historical significance and legacy of Thurgood Marshall, Charles Hamilton Houston, and the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954. This event was coordinated by Social Studies Department chair Brad Zolnak and produced by Jason Coleman and Kevin McGuire as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series.

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Interacts With WHHS Students WHISlogo

On December 5, New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Elizabeth Strout visited the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School and spoke with students as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series. Ms. Strout is the author of Olive Kitteridge, for which she received the Pulitzer Prize in 2009. This work was later adapted for television as a miniseries on HBO. She is also the author of The Burgess Boys and My Name is Lucy Barton.