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3rd Annual Trunk-or-Treat Information Trunk-or-Treat

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Trunk-or-Treat Event this Sunday at Woodland Hills Senior High School from 2-4.  

WHHS Teacher of the Month: September TOTM

Congratulations to the WHHS Teacher of the Month for September:  Ms. Michelle Morrow

New York Times Bestselling Author Visits Woodland Hills WHIS

New York Times bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes spoke with students from the Woodland Hills Intermediate School and Woodland Hills High School.   The joint venture was produced as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series and provided by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures.

Dr. Rhodes is a New York Times bestselling author. She has been awarded the American Book Award and the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award. She is the author of Ghost Boys, Towers Falling, and the Louisiana Girls children’s book trilogy, which includes Ninth Ward, Sugar, and Bayou Magic. Dr. Rhodes is also the author of the memoir Porch Stories: A Grandmother’s Guide to Happiness.

WHHS Preschool Information: FALL SESSION PreSchool Logo

The Woodland Hills High School offers a free preschool program through its Child Development Program.  Parents of children who are 3-5 years old and live within the Woodland Hills School District are invited to register their children.  The program is offered three days per week, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, for eight weeks for 2 separate sessions. 

2019-2020 WHHS Student Handbook WHHS Student Handbook

The 2019-2020 Woodland Hills High School Student Handbook can be viewed here:  CLICK HERE

2019-2020 WHSD SCHOOL CALENDAR 19-20 WHSD Calendar

Have you reviewed your copy of the 2019-2020 WHSD Calendar?   Make sure you have all the important dates in advance by CLICKING HERE!

Pittsburgh's Best Authors Visit Woodland Hills High School WHIS Logo

Recently NEXTPittsburgh published the "13 Pittsburgh authors you really should be reading this summer" and three of the top authors visited Woodland Hills High School as part of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series' 2018-2019 season.  Yona Harvey, Anjali Sachdeva, and Damon Young all visited WHHS and allowed our students to extend the classroom to these events.

Dr. Fania Davis Visits WHJSHS Restorative Justice

Dr. Fania Davis, a leading national voice in the field of restorative justice, long-time social justice activist, civil rights trial attorney, restorative justice practitioner, writer, professor, and scholar with a Ph.D. in indigenous knowledge, visited Woodland Hills Junior-Senior High School on March 19th. 

WHHS Book Club Visits The Carnegie Pitt

Students in the WHHS Book Club travelled to the Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland to take part in an author talk with Valeria Luiselli. Her critically acclaimed narrative Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions has been described as a call to action and “vital for understanding the crisis that immigrants to the U.S. are facing”

After hearing from Ms. Luiselli, the students took part in a guided tour of the 58th Carnegie International Exposition at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Parent OSTCP Letter Distribution Information

Dear Woodland  Hills Jr.I Sr. High School Parent or Guardian,

We would like to make you aware of the choices available to you based on the results of your child's school on the 2017-2018 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) and/or Keystone Exams. The PSSA and Keystones are annual exams given to Pennsylvania students at various grade levels to measure their academic progress.

WHJSHS Represented at Remake Learning Event Remake

On December 7th, the Woodland Hills Junior-Senior High School showcased our projects at the Remake Learning Network Assembly.   Schools from across southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia gathered at the CCAC Northside Campus to discuss their innovations over the past year.

Attention 7th/8th grade parents 7th8thGrade

Attention 7th/8th grade parents:

All 7th and 8th graders must wear approved uniforms daily and are not permitted to have phones in their possession during the school day.   Please review this with your student.

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.

Pretty Little Liars Creator Rocks the WHIS Sara Shepard

On Friday, May 4, the Woodland Hills Interaction Series hosted New York Times bestselling author Sara Shepard. Ms. Shepard is the author of many books including the Pretty Little Liars series, which was adapted for television by ABC Family. In her interaction with our students, Ms. Shepard shared her writing process and advice for becoming a writer. "Be open to everything," she said. "Ideas are everywhere." Participation for this interaction was open to all students in grades 8-12. Their enthusiasm for Ms. Shepard and her work was palpable - she graciously signed autographs and posed for pictures with her adoring fans! 

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.