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CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING

All are cordially invited to the Committee Meeting on Monday, November 3 from 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the High School Media Center.

Agenda:


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NOVEMBER 5, 2014 AGENDA SETTING MEETING

PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO VIEW THE AGENDA FOR THE NOVEMBER 5, 2014 AGENDA SETTING MEETING.

PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK TO VIEW THE BOARD TABS FOR THE NOVEMBER 5, 2014 AGENDA SETTING MEETING.


Community Forum Meetings

Please join us for a question and answer session with District Administration on the 'Plan for Excellence'. 


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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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Mr. Jason Coleman Named "Champion of Change"

In celebration of Connected Educator month, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and the Center for Creativity recognized Mr. Jason Coleman, High School Technology Inegrator, as a "Champion of Change."

 


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Maleficent - Nov 13

The Junior High Gifted Department is sponsoring a Family Movie Night on November 13th @ 6:00

Maleficent

Admission $2.00

Snacks and raffle tickets will be on sale


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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 Students, WH Staff and Alumni Perform at Heinz Hall

Senior Alexander Berkley, freshman Riley O'Neil, WH music staff member and '00 alumni Katie Miller, and '98 alumni Dan Parasky performed at Heinz Hall on Sunday, Oct. 26 as part of a 140 piece flute orchestra.  The performance, which was part of the Pittsburgh Symphony's Divine Travel concert, featured two different world premiere pieces. 


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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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2014 Annual Band Fruit Sale

We are at the time of year already for the WHHS Music Department’s Annual Florida Fresh Fruit Sale.  As you may or may not know, the Music Department depends upon this sale to be successful for the purpose helping students attend and participate in musical performances or trips that give them opportunities to experience profession musical performances.


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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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Wilkins Elementary Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

The teachers and staff at Wilkins Elementary showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating money and wearing pink this week.  Through their efforts, the staff has raised $380.  Way to go Wilkins!!


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SCHOOL GARDEN TEACHES MANY LESSONS

A school garden created by learning-support teacher Valerie Alchier and her students at Fairless Elementary in North Braddock allows her to incorporate math, reading, science and nutrition into hands-on lessons for students in first through fourth grades. Each Friday, students are able to taste the fruits of their labor after a cooking class.CLICK HERE to view the article/video.  (Video by Doug Oster; 9/27/14).  Check out our Spring Garden Party by clicking on the video.


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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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National Book Award winner Colum McCann Speaks at WHHS

National Book Award winner Colum McCann spoke this morning as featured author for the Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA)'s 2014 "One Book, One Community" program.


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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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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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2014-2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR and 2013-2014 REVISED (3.26.14) SCHOOL CALENDAR

Click on this link to view the Approved 2014-2015 School Calendar.

 


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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WHHS Video Production PSA a State Finalist - VOTE!

Attention Woodland Hills High School fans! The Video Production class is a top finalist in the Pennsylvania Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative PSA contest! Please CLICK HERE to view the all-student directed and produced 60 second video, which is titled 60 Second Video C!  Please CLICK HERE to vote.  You can vote as many times as you want, and voting ends on April 4 at noon. Thanks for your support!


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WHHS Hosts The 'Big Read'

On March 19, Woodland Hills High School hosted a panel discussion with Vietnam War veterans in conjunction with CCAC's program "The Big Read." This event provided context for students who have studied the time period and read The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.


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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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WHHS Rifle Wins 2014 Pennsylvania State Team and Individual Championships

Congratulations to Head Coach Matt Rodrigues and the WHHS Rifle squad on winning the 2014 Pennsylvania State Scholastic Team and Individual Smallbore Rifle Championships. It is the first state title for the program and also the first state team championship in Woody High history!  In addition, junior Mike Krivi won the Pennsylvania State Individual title for the Wolverines!


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WHHS Rifle Wins Another WPIAL Championship

Congratulations to the WHHS Rifle team on another WPIAL Championship.  The team used a perfect score to dominate the competition and bring back the gold to Woody High!  It is the Wolverines 4th WPIAL Rifle title and second in the past 3 years.  


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WH team wins 31st Annual ESSPA Equation Tournament

Congratulations to the Woodland Hills High School students who participated in the 31st annual ESSPA Equations Tournament held in the WHHS Media Center on Tuesday, February 4th.  


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WHHS Hosts Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker

On Monday January 27, 2014 Woodland Hills High School hosted the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for a conversation with Academy Award nominee and director, Robert Bilheimer, who made the documentary Not My Life to “depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale.”


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WHHS SOPHOMORE To Play in All-World/All-American Classic

Jake Jessell, WHHS sophomore, has been invited to participate in the 8th Annual Power Showcase held in Miami Florida at Marlins Park, January 2-5, 2014. He will also participate in the program's Home Run Derby.


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'Girls Night Out' A Huge Success

On Tuesday November 19th, the WHSD Certified School Nurses hosted a "Girls Night Out" at Dickson Elementary.  The event, which was open to all WHSD 6-7th grade girls, was part of the Pittsburgh Growing Healthy series and was an unequivocal success.

 


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NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA AMAZED AT WHHS

The KDKA High School Tour continued November 14 with mid-day personality Mike Pintek broadcasting his 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM show live from Woodland Hills High School.  Mr. Pintek was thouroughly impressed with all aspects of the school and our students stole the show over and over again!

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The Woodland Hills High School Chamber Choir participated in "Pittsburgh Sings!"

The Woodland Hills High School Chamber Choir participated in "Pittsburgh Sings! The Pittsburgh Concert Chorale's Festival of Choirs" on Sunday, October 27 at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. 


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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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