District News

Student Laptop Pick-up Information pickup

Here is a link to our schools days and times available for laptop distribution

Click Here.

School Board Candidate Interviews notice

The school board directors will be conducting a live zoom board candidate interviews.

School update message from the Superintendent video message

Here is a video message from the Superintendent

ANNOUNCING: The Woodland Hills Foundation Alumni Network (WHFAN) WHFAN

If you are an alum, current staff, faculty, student, parent of students, community leaders, business ownes, or anyone else who identifies themselves as a part of “The Village” of Woodland Hills consider joining the Woodland Hills Foundation Alumni Network.

District Plan on Reopening our Schools

The start of the new school year is fast approaching and the District is prepared to share with our families the District’s mandated Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Health and Safety Plan for the reopening of our schools on August 24, 2020. Click here to see details

Woodland Hills School District Community Day - Cancelled

With due regard to the health and safety of our community, the Woodland Hills School District has cancelled the August 22, 2020 Back to School Community Day event.

New Parent Alert System Messenger

The School District is moving to a new platform to share important information from your child’s school and the district. SchoolMessenger Communicate enables us to send you emergency broadcasts, attendance alerts and event reminders.

SchoolMessenger Communicate replaces our system currently known as Parentlink, but works very much the same way.

To sign up for your free account and download the app, visit Go.SchoolMessenger.com. Once you have an account, you can set your communication preferences for school calls, emails, texts and more. We have also placed more information on our website.
Click here for more details.

WHSD NAMED A 2020 BEST COMMUNITIES FOR MUSIC EDUCATION DISTRICT BCME

The Woodland Hills School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 21st year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. 

Dickson Preparatory STEAM Academy Dickson

As we prepare for the opening of the Woodland Hills School District's newest building, Dickson Preparatory STEAM Academy, take a look inside this fully refurbished facility. Opening for the 2020-2021 school year, this building will serve students in grades 6, 7, and 8. Students will have access to several media and multimedia spaces, a dedicated STEAM area, and updated classrooms.  CLICK HERE for a virtual look at the new building!

Woodland Hills Receives PASmart Grant PASmart

Woodland Hills School District is proud to announce that we have been awarded one of the targeted PA Smart grants for 2020-2021. The grant will assist us in our goals to increase and improve Computer Science education in the district. We know that the fields of Computer Science and Technology are currently in high-demand across the state and we believe that this grant will help us to prepare WHSD students for careers after graduation. The $35,000 will specifically be used to bolster our K-8 Computer Science curriculum, while also providing resources to be used in the new Dickson Intermediate School and our three elementary STEAM academies. Six of our WHSD educators are also receiving seven days of additional professional development from the PA Department of Education at no cost.

WHIS Welcomes Rachael Lippincott as 25th Guest Rachel Lippincott

On Wednesday, October 23, the Woodland Hills Interaction Series hosted #1 New York Times bestselling author Rachael Lippincott - our 25th guest and 10th New York Times bestselling author in six years. Her book, Five Feet Apart, tells the story of teens with cystic fibrous. The book's film adaptation was released earlier this year. Ms. Lippincott shared insights about her life as a writer and advice for students pursuing careers in the humanities. 

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan at WHHS JE

On December 4, New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan visited the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School and spoke with students as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series. Ms. Egan is the author of A Visit From The Goon Squad, for which she received the Pulitzer Prize in 2011. She is also the author of The Keep and The Invisible Circus.