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ATTENTION FORBES STUDENTS CTC

ATTENTION FORBES STUDENTS:

WHHS students will resume Forbes CTC utilizing the established hybrid schedule, Tuesday, January 19th.

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

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.

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!

WHHS Students Meet with National Book Award Winner WH

On Thursday, November 19, Woodland Hills High School students had the rare opportunity to participate in a Zoom chat with National Book Award winning and bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates. Mr. Coates' virtual visit was made possible by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and their "Authors to Schools" initiative. 

WHIS Event With Lily King LK4

On Monday, November 16th WHHS students had the opportunity to meet New York Times best-selling author Lily King during an interactive virtual Q&A. Our student book club will also participate in a writing workshop with Ms. King later in the day.  This was the inaugural event of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series for the 2020-2021 school year.

Lily King is a New York Times bestselling author of five books including Euphoria and Writers & Lovers. Many of our 11th grade students are reading her 2014 novel Euphoria.

Nominate an outstanding employee Golden Apple

 

 

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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. 

WHIS Hosts National Book Award Winner Colum McCann McCann

Since 2014 the Woodland Hills Interaction Series (WHIS) has provided amazing opportunities to the students at Woodland Hills High School.  On February 26th the WHIS had an inspiring visit from National Book Award winning author Colum McCann.

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.