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Woodland Hills School District Board of School Directors appoints Dr. Daniel Castagna as District Superintendent Castagna superintendent release

The Woodland Hills School District Board of School Directors has appointed Dr. Daniel Castagna as District Superintendent. The decision came during a special legislative meeting held by the Board of School Directors on Wednesday, May 25. Dr. Castagna’s appointment is effective from May 26, 2022 through May 25, 2027.


Woodland Hills High School will be offering a free credit recovery program this summer over two sessions.  To be eligible for credit recovery, a student must have already taken the course.   The original course could have been in 2021-2022 or during any prior school year.  A student cannot take a credit recovery class if they have never taken the original course.  Please note that although WHHS is running two sessions, not all courses are available in both sessions.  Please review the course lists below for more information.  The first session will run from June 6th - July 8th and the second session will run from July 11 - August 12th.  Each session is 5 weeks long.  Students may take one or two classes per session.  There is a limit of two (2) courses, per session for any student.  Deadline for signing up for session one is June 2nd.  


Student Leviticus McGraw-Sapp, teacher Mr. David Brown winners of 2022 RFK Urban Education Awards. STC RFK 2022 Awards

Woodland Hills High School student Leviticus McGraw-Sapp and teacher Mr. David Brown have been selected as recipients of the 2022 RFK Urban Education Award.

Early Bird Childcare Registration

Before and After School Child Care

Superintendent Search Community Survey Survey

To view the results of the Superintendent Search Survey, Click Here.

Mental Health Awareness Month healthyschools

Happy May! Our Healthy Schools Team has compiled the following list of resources in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month. We know the importance of mental health for both students and staff, and we hope these resources can provide new ideas on how to create a caring school community.

Woodland Hills School Picnic Day

Woodland Hills School Picnic Day

Dickson Fall Sports Sign-Up Wolverine

Attention current 6th and 7th grade students: If you are interested in playing a fall sport at Dickson Preparatory STEAM Academy in the 2022-23 school year, sign-ups are now available.


Attention current 8th-11th Grade students:

2022-2023 Woodland Hills High School Fall Athletics SIGN-UP:   CLICK HERE

Five Students Bring Home $12,000 From PNC Coding Competition Crazy Cat Coders

The Crazy Cat Coders consisting of Maddie Douglas, Brandon Donaldson, Juliana Connelly, Ash Conti, and Angela Zhang won the $12,000 Community focused app award for their app TSharing

Information for all SENIORS and parents/guardians C/O 2019

It will soon be time for graduation!

Class of 2022:  Letter to parents/students.  CLICK HERE to view!

Class of 2022:  LIVEstream access for May 27th ceremony:  https://tinyurl.com/WHHSgrad22

Class of 2022:  Chromebooks must be returned by May 20th!  (students should be on the lookout for procedures as collection will begin next week)


This is just a reminder that there are mandatory graduation rehearsals on Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 am. All seniors who have met the requirements for graduation are required to attend and you must be on time. You are not required to bring your cap and gown to the rehearsals. If you fail to attend the mandatory graduation rehearsals, you will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony on Friday. 

Graduation is scheduled for 7 pm on Friday. Tickets will be distributed after the last graduation rehearsal. Please reach out to Principal Manns if you have any questions. 


Pre-K Counts Program Registration Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts

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 2022-23 school year.  This program is free to residents whose children are three (3) or four (4) years old by September 1, 2022 AND household gross 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.

It's not too late to register for Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year!! Hi5! Kindergarten, Here I Come

We've added additional dates and evening hours for you to register your child for Kindergarten for next year.  Child MUST be 5 years old by September 1, 2022. Click here for more information.  

Booker Prize Winning Author Interacts with Students WHIS

On Monday, January 24, author Douglas Stuart visited as a guest of the Woodland Hills Interaction Series to discuss his debut novel, "Shuggie Bain." Mr. Stuart's novel won the prestigious Booker Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award. His visit was sponsored by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and their Authors to Schools program.

WHHS Winter Concert #2: December 16th WD

The Woodland Hills Department of Performing Arts held their second winter concert of the season

It featured the Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Chamber Choir.

View the program:  CLICK HERE

If you missed the Thursday's concert you can watch anytime: CLICK HERE.

WHHS Winter Concert #1: December 14th WHPA

The Woodland Hills Department of Performing Arts held their first winter concert of the season

It featured the Concert Bands and Intermediate and Advanced Choirs.  December 16th will feature the Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Chamber Choir.    

View the program:  CLICK HERE

If you missed the Tuesday's concert you can watch anytime: CLICK HERE.

WHIS Welcomes Deesha Philyaw WHIS

On Wednesday, December 8, the Woodland Hills Interaction Series hosted award winning author Deesha Philyaw. Students in Mr. Maloney's English 11 classes and the book club participated in a Q&A with Ms. Philyaw after reading and studying her book "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies". This collection won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction. Ms. Philyaw is currently adapting "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies" for HBO Max. Special thanks to Mr. Maloney and White Whale Bookstore for helping us get copies of the book.

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

Kindergarten registration for 2022-2023 school year. Child MUST be 5 years old by September 1, 2022. Click here for more information.  You will also find the telephone numbers for each building to call and schedule an appointment.  Please note all CDC guidelines will be followed (wear a mask, social distancing, etc.)