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High School English Department Summer Reading Requirements

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.

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Former Pittsburgh Steeler Reaches At-Risk Students at WHHS

See how a the WHHS program was recently highlighted across Pennsylvania:



WHSD Board approved Final Budget

The WHSD Board approved Final Budget on 6/30/14

Woodland Hills school board voted on June 30th to approve the budget for the 2014-15 school year.

Click here for budget information.

WHSD Pre-K Program

Woodland Hills School District will have two (2) Pre-K classrooms for the 2014-15 school year.  This program is open to residents whose children are four (4) years old by September 1, 2014 AND income is within 300% of federal poverty level.  Click here to see poverty chart.  No transportation is provided for Pre-K.  Please contact Renee Englert for availability at (412) 731-1300 x0155.

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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Boys Night Out

On Wednesday May 7th, the WHSD Certified School Nurses hosted a "Boys Night Out" at Dickson Elementary.  The event, which was open to all WHSD 6-7-8th grade boys, was part of the Pittsburgh Growing Healthy series and was an unequivocal success.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Visits Wilkins Elementary Kindergarten

Dan McCoy, a member of the USA Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, brought his gold medal to the Wilkins Elementary Kindergarten students on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  Students got to see and touch the gold medal that McCoy won in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.  

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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.

Click on this link to view the revised 2013-2014 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 Grad Returns As 2014 Shaffer Fellow

Leigh Loman, a 2007 graduate of Woodland Hills High School, returns to Pittsburgh's Education Law Center as the 2014 Notre Dame Law School Shaffer Public Interest Fellow. 

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WHHS Musicians Attend All-State Band Festival

On March 29, Maria Brucker and Jeremy Pike participated in the 2014 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All-State Concert Band Festival in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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.




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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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Wilkins Elementary Students Receive Supplies From the Educational Partnership

Wilkins Elementary School students were the lucky recipients of a visit by the Educational Partnership. They received boxes of supplies including pencils, crayons, pens, markers, rulers, boxes of Kleenex, just to name a few. They were afforded these gifts through a grant obtained by Mrs. Bloch, Principal of Wilkins. The teachers are able to visit the warehouse of the Educatuional Partnership four times a year to gather at least $400 worth of supplies, books, and sometimes even furniture. We thank the Partnership for selecting our school and helping our teachers and children to partake in this generous endeavor.

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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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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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The Legacy STEM Project

The Legacy STEM Project works to increase STEM literacy by allowing African-American students to explore STEM through hands-on experiences.   CLICK HERE to find out more!

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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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WHSD Cafeteria Accounts Are Now Online My School Bucks

WHHS cafeteria accounts are now available online through the® website.  This is a secure, family friendly system for online school meal prepayments and nutrition education.  Please note: Nutrikids has changed over to MySchoolBucks. Click Here for More Info

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