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District News

Letter from the Superintendent letter

As our academic year comes to an end we have much to celebrate.

This year we are graduating 95% of our senior class. This is the highest number in a decade.

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Class of 2019 Graduation Commencement 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!  Click here for a video replay

Woodland Hills Pre-K Counts Program Openings at Turtle Creek and Wilkins

Space is still available at Turtle Creek Elementary STEAM Academy and Wilkins Elementary STEAM Academy for the Pre-K Counts Program for 2019-2020 school year.  This program is open to residents who live within the boundaries of the Woodland Hills SD, whose children are three (3) or four (4) years old by September 1, 2019 AND whose household income is within 300% of federal poverty level.  See Chart. Registration is in-person and by appointment.  Please contact Central Registration Office at 412-731-1300 x0110 to schedule an appointment.  Central Registration office is located at the Woodland Hills Administration Center at Fairless:  531 Jones Avenue, North Braddock, PA 15104

Central Registration office hours are:   Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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WHHS Summer Reading Requirements: English SR

Although the summer months bring a time to relax, have fun, and enjoy the freedom of no school schedules, students benefit greatly from participating in a summer reading program.

WHHS Students Sign With PNC PNC

Congratulations to the newest employees of PNC Bank: Dajohn Cosby, Debrieanna Eddins, Micah Fancher, Nasir Freeman, Jessica Hagman, Khimira Martin, & Hannah Watkins.  
 

Auberle Digital Skills Training Program Auberle Digital Skills Training Program

Auberle Digital Skills Training Program is for young adults, ages 16-24, who have an interest in the IT world.  Click for more info.

Woodland Hills School District Realignment Letter to Parents Woodland Hills School District Realignment Letter to Parents
Save the Date for Woodland Hills Community Day Event Save the Date
WHHS Alum Returns To Perform DS

Donovan Smith, a 2010 WHHS graduate, met with and performed for current students on February 19, 2019. Donovan is currently based in Switzerland where he sings as a freelance tenor in the opera chorus at Opernhaus Zürich (Zurich Opera House). He recently received his artist diploma in the summer of 2018 from Hochschule der Künste Bern (Bern University of the Arts) where he also completed his master’s studies.

ECET2 Comes to Woodland Hills ECET2

Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching, ECET2, was hosted in Woodland Hills on Friday, February 15th.  This was made possible thanks to a generous grant from the New Venture Fund.  Staff members facilitated over forty sessions of professional learning for their peers, shared ideas in colleague circles, and celebrated our staff members with twenty or more years of service to the Woodland Hills School District. 

2019-2020 Kindergarten Enrollment Hi5!, Kindergarten Here I Come

Do you know a child who will be 5 on or before September 1, 2019?  If so, this child is eligible for Kindergarten.  Register Now!  Please call Central Registration Office at 412-731-1300 ext. 0110 to schedule an appointment for enrollment.  Office hours for student registration is Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Parent information on the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

To learn more, please click on the link below:

Overview of the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

WHIS Welcomes Maxwell King M King

The Woodland Hills Interaction Series will be hosting author Maxwell King on Friday, March 8 at 1PM in our Library Media Center. He will be speaking to WHHS child development classes.  Mr. King is the author of The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers and was featured in the 2018 documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? Currently, Mr. King is the president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Foundation.

WHHS Students Take Part in Hamilton Education Program HamEd

On Friday January 25th, 58 WHHS students enjoyed a day at the Benedum Center that culminated with a viewing of Lin Manuel Miranda's Hamilton.  The students participated in six after-school classes and completed a research project and performance to be eligible for special tickets sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. 

WHIS Welcomes Acclaimed Poet Yona Harvey Y Harvey

On Wednesday, January 23, poet Yona Harvey spoke with our students as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series. Ms. Harvey is the author of the poetry collection Hemming the Water and she has written for several issues of Marvel Comics' Black Panther series spin-offs. She has also written for the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh's Chutz-Pow! Superheroes of the Holocaust comic book series.

Oprah's Book Club Author Interacts with Woodland Hills Students Tayari Jones

On November 19, New York Times bestselling author Tayari Jones visited Woodland Hills to discuss her books and career with our students as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series. Ms. Jones is the author of four books and her latest novel, An American Marriage, was selected for Oprah's Book Club.

Acclaimed Author Visits Woodland Hills anjali

On Wednesday, October 24, author Anjali Sachdeva visited the Woodland Hills Junior Senior High School as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series. Ms. Sacheva is the author of the short story collection All the Names They Used for God. This collection has been called “strange and wonderful” by a reviewer for The New York Times. Her stories bend genres and open her readers to worlds both known and unknown. Ms. Sachdeva currently teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

WH Students Recognized at Voter Registration Rally Vote!

On Tuesday, September 25, Woodland Hills students were recognized during the National Voter Registration Day Rally at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. This national event, called When We All Vote, featured speakers including Tom Hanks, Josh Dobbs, Jim Rooney, James Conner, and Kiya Tomlin. Additionally, a student speaker from the University of Pittsburgh acknowledged Woodland Hills' students success with pop-up voter registration events held at the high school.

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.