District News

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile mcd

As a collaboration between UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown, Inc., the Care Mobile offers no out-of-pocket cost medical care to children throughout Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. Click for more information

District Back to School Plan Meetings back to school

Woodland Hills School District Community COVID Update Meeting - Back to School Plan

Here are the recorded meetings from Monday January 11th

Reopening Staff Survey Survey

We're looking for your feedback again as we try to decide how we can reopen once it feels safe to do so. We've created this survey, which we hope you'll complete. Please fill out the survey by January 16, 2021

Woodland Hills Family Reopening Survey 2021 survey

In preparing for potentially reopening our schools as soon as possible, we would like to provide you with this survey so we can take into consideration your input regarding your child(ren)’s return to school.

WHHS Mock Trial team competes at the University of Pittsburgh Mock Trial Invitational pitt

On January 9 and 10, the Woodland Hills High School Mock Trial team competed at the annual University of Pittsburgh Mock Trial Invitational. Woodland Hills was one of nearly fifty teams that competed this year.

The Incredible Years Parenting Program parents

Parenting is a lot of hard work! Especially during quarantine! Join with us to find ways to make parenting easier and fun for both you and your child. The Incredible Years® Parenting Program Thursdays, February 11, 2021-June 10, 2021 Class 6:00-8:00 PM *Class is held via Zoom

Fund My Future Information Session fund my future

 The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is hosting the Fund My Future Information Session to families with little ones on Thursday, January 21 at 6pm. Registration is FREE.  We will have presenters from PA State Treasury, Hello Baby and Fund My Future. Click for more information.  

WHHS Senior Pictures sen21

Attention WHHS Seniors:

School pictures for SENIORS will take place January 11,12,13 from 8am until 3pm in the high school cafeteria. We ask that all students attend as these are the only pictures that will be used for the yearbook.      NO OUTSIDE PICTURES WILL BE ACCEPTED,

Senior pictures will be in your cap and gown. Caps and gowns will be provided. Males should wear a black or white solid shirt. Females should wear a solid white or cream shirt.

Pitt Research Study pitt

The University of Pittsburgh is looking for parents with children that are 2 years to 38 months old for a research study.  Compensation is provided.

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Zawacki Excels at PMEA District Auditions PMEA

Congratulations to Ethan Zawacki for placing first chair trumpet in the 2020-2021 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 1 Auditions!  Because of his exemplary work, Ethan has also qualified for the PMEA State Auditions which will be held later this year.  Way to go Ethan!

Children, COVID, Consequences covid

 Would you like to participate in a survey aimed at understanding parents’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic? If you are eligible to participate and you complete the survey, you will receive a $25 electronic Amazon gift card.

Hotspot Lending Program hotspot

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is offering a hotspot lending program for remote learners in Allegheny County! After providing some general information to determine eligibility, adult learners and teachers and the parents, guardians or caregivers of PreK-12 students will be able to pick up a hotspot at a CLP branch location and borrow it through June 2021.

Kindergarten Registration Dates & Times Kindergarten, Here I Come Hi5!

Kindergarten registration for 2021-2022 school year.  Child MUST be 5 years old by September 1, 2021.  Click here for more information.  You will also find the telephone numbers for each building to call and schedule an appointment.  Please note all CDC guidelines will be followed (wear a mask, social distancing, etc.)

Nominate an outstanding employee Golden Apple

 

 

 Help us celebrate the significant role our employees have in our lives by nominating them for a Golden Apple award.

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.

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!

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.