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Winter Keystone Exams

The Winter Keystone Exams are quickly approaching.  Please review the following information:  CLICK HERE

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2015 WHHS Performing Arts Show

The Woodland Hills High School Department of Performing Arts will present All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten on Thursday, Dec. 10, Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased at the door, from a cast member, or from Mrs. Godfrey.

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Stuff the Bus 2015

Woodland Hills Intermediate Student Government is participating in Stuff a Bus this year. We would like to encourage everybody to bring in a new sealed toy to the drop off box at the Intermediate School. The toys collected will help some members of the communities in the Woodland Hills School District. Drop off will be starting immediately and run through Friday, December 4 in the morning. On Friday, December 4, Student Government will transport the toys to the Stuff a Bus central location at Robinson Town Center. Please help us to help kids and families who need it!

WHHS Competes This Weekend on Hometown High-Q

Tune in to KDKA's Hometown High-Q on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. to watch Woodland Hills High School take on Upper Saint Clair and Fox Chapel.  The Woodland Hills Hometown High-Q team members are senior, Max Klemmer (team captain), senior, Seamus McGuigan, and junior, Alex Havrilla. The team is coached by Mrs. Lesley McDonough.


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WHIS Event Focuses on Braddock

On November 18th Dr. David Preston joined over 130 Woodland Hills Jr/Sr High School students to present on the Battle of the Monongahela and his newest book on the subject.  Dr. Preston’s visit was part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series and gave students a look into the shaping of what became Braddock and North Braddock, the City of Pittsburgh and the American West.

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Public and Charter School Finance Basics

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Open Letter to Parents of the WHSD from the Superintendent

Please click here to view the Open Letter to Parents from the Superintendent of the Woodland Hills School District

Forbes Road CTC Open House

Attention parents and students:  Forbes Road CTC is having an OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, December 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

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WHHS Senior Places First in Fairchild Challenge

Congratulations to senior, Max Klemmer, for winning first place in the Fairchild Challenge on “Your Brain on Nature” through Phipps Conservatory. Students from across the Pittsburgh area were asked to write an essay about the benefits of Shinrin Yoku (Japanese for Forest Bathing), along with their personal experiences with the practice. 

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Woodland Hills Intermediate Sixth Grade Gifted Students Place Second in Fairchild Challenge 1 at Phipps

Sixth grade gifted students at Woodland Hills Intermediate are participating in the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps Conservatory this year.  The first challenge for Middle School students required them to create a book comprised of twenty haiku, with cover art and illustrations.  Students found inspiration for their “Nearby Nature Haiku” book during a nature walk around their school building, and used recycled materials for the cover art and all illustrations.  The judges of the Fairchild Challenge 1 awarded the Intermediate Center gifted students second place for their outstanding project.  Congratulations!


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WHSD Teams Dominate History Bowl

Congratulations to 7th and 8th grade gifted students from both the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High and Academy for their first and third place wins at the AIU History Bowl.

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Woodland Hills School District Educators Recognized at Champions of Change Celebration

The Woodland Hills School District is pleased to announce that two district teachers and one district administrator have been named as “Champions of Change” by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s Center for Creativity and its partner, Common Sense Media.  Mrs. Christyn Coles, Mr. Kevin McGuire and Ms. Licia Lentz received the award that acknowledges those educators and leaders who use creative approaches to enhance learning and who serve as an example of what should occur in every classroom, for every student.  Champions of Change awardees embrace technology and seek new and effective ways to engage children in the learning process.

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WHSD Grad Puts Talents on Ice

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Carnegie Mellon’s Sam Ventura.

He’s not a play-making forward, a hard-hitting defenseman or a lightning quick goaltender, but the 27-year-old junior faculty member (and WHSD Grad) in the Statistics Department is hoping to make a big impact nonetheless.

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The Executive Team Presents "Unity in Diversity"


The Woodland Hills Executive Team discussed the reconfiguration of the District at the Pennsylvania School Boards Association Leadership Conference.

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WHSD Working To Prevent Domestic Violence

WHSD Superintendent Alan Johnson knows that stopping violence against women begins with teaching young men about responsibility and respect. Every day, Al has a front row seat, witnessing the impact of violence in the lives of his students. He knows we can work together to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault. 


WQED Remake Learning: Sisters eSTEAM

An afterschool program in Woodland Hills and in pop-up sites around Allegheny County teaches young women such cool things as the science in cosmetics and Newton's Laws of Motion through Dance. Designed primarily for African American young women in 7th and 8th grade, it's also aimed at kids in poverty, and offers a taste and introduction to the possibilities of pursuing a STEAM career in the future. Watch video:

Navy Commissioning Ceremony for WHHS Graduate

The Woodland Hills School District hosted the commisioning ceremony for Navy Lieutenant Commander Michael Mihaly.  The 1990 graduate of Woodland Hills High School chose Woodland Hills as the location of his commisioning due to his deep love and respect for the district.  Congratulations Commander Mihaly!

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Honors for Wolverine Senior

Wolverine senior Miles Sanders received an honorary jersey as the Under Armour All-America Game Selection Tour  visited Woodland Hills on Wednesday.

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Woodland Hills School District Code of Conduct

Please click here to view the Woodland Hills School District's Code of Conduct



WHSD K-6 Dress Code & District-Wide Start Times

Please review the district-wide K-12 school start times and K-6 dress code which will be in place at Edgewood, Wilkins, Intermediate Center, Academy and Promise Program.  

You can view the building start times by CLICKING HERE.

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WHHS Grad Wins Penguins Foundation Scholarship

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, along with their partner Reed Smith, awarded 21 scholarships to local high school students for the 2014-2015 school year.  Woodland Hills High School 2015 graduate Samantha Edinger, who will attend Grove City College this Fall, was one of the recipients.  

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WHHS is a Bronze Medalist by U.S. News & World Report

Congratulations to Woodland Hills High School on earning their second straight Bronze Medal by U.S. News & World Report.

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. 

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WHHS's 'Drood' earns 6 Kelly Awards

The Woodland Hills High School production of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" brought home six Gene Kelly Awards for Excellance in high school musical theater including the coveted "Best Musical" award for a 10th time.  Woodland Hills has now garnered a record 188 nominations and 97 awards in the 25 year history of the event.  

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WHHS Juniors Win the Fairchild Global Art Challenge

Congratulations to Miranda Miller and Jessica Burch, two juniors at Woodland Hills High School, for winning the Global Art Challenge for 2014-2015 "Plants and their Pollinators" with their artwork, entitled “Blue Flag Iris and the Mason Bee.” 

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