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Mobile Dentist Coming to WHA

The Mobile Dentist will be at the Academy on Tuesday February 12th for students in Kindergarten, 3rd, and 7th grades.  It is a state mandate that all students in these grades have a dental exam completed.  They provide exams, cleanings, X-Rays, and sealants for FREE.  A one-page permission form was sent home with you rchild.  Please complete and return by February 8th.  Please call the nurse with any questions.

Girls Engineering in Middle School Day GEM
The University of Pittsburgh is planning a free, fun day of education about the different fields of engineering for girls, grades 6 thru 8th grade.
Woodland Hills Academy Winter Holiday Singalong

On Tuesday 12/18, the Woodland Hills Academy had their annual holiday singalong.  The theme was "This Magic Season" and featured songs from kindergarten through 3rd grade with a special performance by the 7th & 8th grade choir.  Click "Read More" to see video highlights!

Wolverine Code-a-Thon 2018

Woodland Hills Elementary Students wrapped-up Computer Science Week with the Wolverine Code-a-Thon.  Kindergarten through sixth grade students created, modified, and debugged computer code for an entire school day.  They programmed and choreographed virtual dancers, solved coding puzzles, re-created Minecraft Worlds and published original Google Doodles with Scratch.

 

Superintendent letter on lead in the WHSD Lead

Please see the attached letter from Superintendent Harris on lead in the WHSD.   CLICK HERE

Penguins Open Practice 2018

Through the generosity of the Penguins Foundation and the United Way, Woodland Hills Elementary students enjoyed watching an open practice session at PPG Paints Arena.

 

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

Kindergarten registration for 2019-2020 school year.  Child MUST be 5 years old by September 1, 2019.  Click here for more information.

PowerSchool Unified Classroom Portal is Active!! 

Our PowerSchool parent portal is now active for the WH Academy, grades K-3 only.  Unified Classroom will allow parents/guardians to see their students' grades, attendance, assignments, and class announcements in real time.

Teachers will pass out activation letters at Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday 11/8.  If you are unable to attend, students will be sent home with the letter on Monday  This letter explains how the parents/guardians can register an account to link to their classroom.  The paper contains instructions as well as an initial username/passcode to sign up.

Please sign up as soon as possible!  Contact Mr. Bothwell (bothmi@whsd.net) or Ms. Lewis (lewisu@whsd.net) with any questions/concerns.

*grades 4-8 will continue to use Schoology as normal*

i-Ready at Home

For the past year, your students have been using a program called iReady for online diagnostic and instruction in math and reading.  The program requires students to use the online instruction 45min per week for math (we have other reading programs in practice so reading is not mandatory).  While your child's teacher is using the program in the classroom, you have full access to the program at home as well.  Click "Read More" for login information and links.

2018-2019 WHSD Building Start Times Start Times

The start time for the Jr/SR High School is 20 minutes later to ensure the safety and welfare of our students traveling to school at such an early hour.  The other buildings will be 15 minutes later to accommodate the bus schedules.  The Rankin Promise School will remain on their current schedule.  CLICK HERE to see the details.