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Zanic SumDoggers First Grade Takes Third Place in SumDog Competition

Mrs. Zanic's First Grade took third place in the SumDog Allegheny County Challenge.  Most of her students put in a lot of time at home.  They also won Day 1 Highest Score.  Congratulations for a job well done!

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Mrs. Zanic Wacky Wednesday Pennies for Patients Week 2 Results

Congruations to everyone collecting for Pennies for Patients.  The Academy has raised a total for $2,508.34 for Lukemia!  Students have until Monday, February 27, to bring in their money.  The results of week 2 collection is as follows:

1st Place:  Mrs. Then's class with $368.22

2nd Place:  Mrs. Zanic's class with $288.69 

3rd Place:  Mrs. Seigfreid's class with $276.67    

4th Place:  Mrs. Forgie's class with $171.66 

5th Place:  Mrs. Ritson's class with $153.85

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Academy Wolverine Spirit Award 2017 Wolverine Spirit Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Aniyah Garner, seventh grader, and An Le, eighth grader at the Academy for receiving the Wolverine Spirit Award at the February board meeting.  

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Mesko TTM winners 2017 Think Through Math Goal Reached

Think Through Math (TTM) is an online program that provides live teacher support, unique student motivation, and adaptive instruction in a web-based learning system that is proven to help students learn and love math.  TTM has classroom goals of earning 500,000 think points.  The classrooms that reach this goal earn a $50 gift card for Pizza Hut.  Mrs. Mesko's eighth grade Algebra 2 class has earn this reward.  Her total class passed 460 lessons.  , Oscar Zhang has passed 114 lessons.  The class will get their pizza party some day in February.

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Lion King Jr Meet the cast of the 2017 Junior High Musical: The Lion King Jr.

The 2017 Junior High musical production of The Lion King Jr. will take place on March 2-4 at the Woodland Hills Intermediate School auditorium.  Click here for ticket information and meet the cast here:

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Lion King Jr. WHJSHS's Lion King Jr. Visits WHSD Elementary Schools

A representation of the Lion King Jr. cast took their show on the road on February 21st.  Nala, Young Nala, Young Simba, Scar, Mufasa, Rafiki, Shenzi, Timon and Pumbaa visited the Academy, Intermediate, Edgewood and Wilkins.  Each school saw a preview medley of the musical numbers in Lion King Jr.  

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Caden Ferita Academy Eighth Grader Wins Multiple Art Awards!

Congratulations to Academy Eighth Grader Caden Ferita for recently winning several awards for her artwork. She won first place in Fairchild Challenge #3 at Phipps Conservatory for her drawing of a Praying Mantis on a rose.  This challenge asked her to draw an illustration of a bug that is beneficial to a plant.  She also won four awards in the Pittsburgh Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.  She received a gold key, a silver key, and two honorable mentions four her stunning art work.  Her pieces will be on display at LaRoche College through February 19th.

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3rd Woodland Hills School District 2017 Budget Workshop

The Woodland Hills School District will hold it's 3rd 2017 Budget Workshop at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in the Media Center of the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School.

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2nd Woodland Hills School District 2017 Budget Workshop

The Woodland Hills School District will hold it's 2nd 2017 Budget Workshop at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the Media Center of the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School.

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1st Woodland Hills School District 2017 Budget Workshop

The Woodland Hills School District will hold it's first 2017 Budget Workshop on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Media Center of the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School.

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Day 100 Celebration a Success!

One hundred days of schools was celebrated at the Academy on Thursday, February 2, 2017.  Students competed in STEAM activities such as the 100-pin Challenge, Roller Coaster Challenge, and many more.  Kindergarten dressed as they celebrated their 100th birthday.  Thank you Mrs. Libell and all your helpers who made this event such a success!  Check out the video to see the fun!

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Geographic Bee Winners Congratulations to National Geographic Bee Participants!

The National Geographic Bee

In January, students in grades 4-8 competed in the National Geographic Bee.  All of the students took the qualifying test in their Social Studies classes.  The top 10 students in each grade competed in the Preliminary rounds during the week of January 9th.  Two students from each grade qualified for the final round.  Four alternates were also selected.  The following students were selected as finalists and alternates:  Ella Devore, Caitlin Joscak, Isabele Wilson, Nathan Scott, Zoe Spear, Thomas Bellows, Ethan DeCrosta, Carson Hertrick, Tommy Kristian, Ryan Powers, Zoe Freddo, Ben Kefalos, Rhys Laubscher, and Blake Thomas.  The final and championship rounds were held on January 27th.  Congratulations to Rhys Laubscher who finished in second place and Tommy Kristian, our National Geographic Bee Champion! Tommy Kristian will take the state qualifying test on January 31st in order to qualify for the state championship on March 31st in Harrisburg.  Please click READ MORE for additional photos.

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