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Attention: Class of 2021 Imm

Reminder: all students who begin their senior year need to provide proof of a second Meningitis Vaccine or exemption prior to starting.

WHHS Soccer Field/Track Closed To The Public/Walkers Starting Through 8/21/2020 imp

Please be advised:   The WHHS soccer field and track is closed for renovations between 6/15/2020 and 8/21/2020.  There will be a strict 'no tresspassing' zone around the work area.  Thank you for your understanding.

"Return to Sports" Athletic, Health, & Safety Plan Sports

There are steps of re-opening sports activities outlined in this document,which are based upon the Preliminary School Sports’ Guidance for Schools which was released by the Governor’s Office and PDE in June 2020.

Catch up with your Vaccines Mobile Truck

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in collaboration with the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be holding immunization clinics in various Allegheny County neighborhoods this summer.

7th Annual WHSD Back to School Community Day

WHSD Back to School Community Day

CCAC High School to Career Scholarship CCAC

The CCAC High School to Career Scholarship continues to be available for 2020.  It is for high school students to pursue higher education opportunities that will lead to gainful employment. Awards may be used for tuition, books and fees for a maximum of five semesters and maximum award of $10,000. 

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REMINDER:  WHHS's  CREDIT RECOVERY online program is underway.  Students who signed up have received login instructions from their CREDIT RECOVERY teachers via Schoology.  Please check Schoology messages to begin. 

Please note the following:

  • All communications with your CREDIT RECOVERY (CR)  teacher must be through Schoology Messages or your WHSD email ONLY!
  • The end date of the summer CR session is July 31, 2020 

 

Pre-K Counts Registration

Woodland Hills School District is accepting registration applications for the PA Pre-K Counts Program FULL DAY (Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 180 days) for the 2020-21 school year.  This program is free to residents whose children are three (3) or four (4) years old by September 1, 2020 AND household income is within 300% of federal poverty level, see income chart.  Please contact Renee at 412-731-1300 ext. 0155 or englre@whsd.net regarding registration procedures.

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.

WHIS Welcomes Rachael Lippincott as 25th Guest Rachel Lippincott

On Wednesday, October 23, the Woodland Hills Interaction Series hosted #1 New York Times bestselling author Rachael Lippincott - our 25th guest and 10th New York Times bestselling author in six years. Her book, Five Feet Apart, tells the story of teens with cystic fibrous. The book's film adaptation was released earlier this year. Ms. Lippincott shared insights about her life as a writer and advice for students pursuing careers in the humanities. 

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.

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.

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.