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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Woodland Hills Intermediate Goes to the Opera!

By Marty Sharp, Woodland Hills Intermediate

WHI 4th graders attended the Pittsburgh Festival Opera’a production of Goldie B. Locks and the Three Singing Bears at Arsenal Middle School Theatre on Wednesday, March 7th. The students were treated to a 45 minute performance featuring the music of Mozart and Offenbach. Following the production, they had an opportunity to question the performers and opera staff. 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Festival Opera Visits Woodland Hills Intermediate

By Marty Sharp, Technology Coach

Valerie Hosler from the Pittsburgh Festival Opera stopped by to prepare our 4th Graders for their field trip to see “Goldie” a Pittsburgh operatic version of the fairytale classic the Three Bears. 

Friday, March 9, 2018

High School Living Well Team Visits Wilkins Primary

by: Tajiley Blye   Grade 12

On Thursday February 22, The Woodland Hills Jr. Sr. High School’s, Living Well Team hosted a “Family Living Well Night” at Wilkins Primary School.

The purpose of the event was to help the younger students form lifelong healthy habits in a fun environment.

There were seven “Stations” that the students could visit. Students sampled a variety of apples and vote on which was their favorite.

They played a game called “Strong Food/ Weak Food” where they could place foods into categories of foods healthy for them and foods that aren’t too good for them. There was also a game where they could look under a black light where they were able to look at the germs on their hand, then again after washing-germs all gone!

Students did a sunscreen experiment to see how skin is affected with and without it.

Jump roping for your heart was enjoyed along with line dancing.

Once students had their “Passports” stamped from all the stations they receive “Game On – Living Well Healthy Challenge” Tee- shirts. Little to say we all had a great time.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Millionaire Book Club Returns!

by Marty Sharp, Woodland Hills Intermediate

WHSD Elementary students celebrated reading at the first meeting of the 2018 Millionaire Book Club.  Kindergarten through sixth grade students are challenged to read a million words over the course of the next three months.  Parents and children enjoyed games, refreshments, and “make-it take-it”  activities.  Each participant also received a book courtesy of the Millionaire Book Club.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Woodland Hills School District 3rd Annual Dr. Dorothy Height Celebration

On March 23, 2018 the 3rd Annual Celebration of Dr. Dorothy Height there will be a held at the Rankin Promise School at 10:00 AM in celebration of Dr. Dorothy Height. 
There were 125 books ordered for African-Americans in literature class, creative writing, English 11 and secondary Rankin Promise students. Music will be provided by intermediate/junior high school student led by Teresa, Mr. Cone, and Mr. Larett. 

Alexis Jackson was the Artist of the beautiful Dorothy Heights painting, along with Dr. Craig Jackson, Interim Principal of Rankin Promise School. 

Mrs. Smith’s Secondary English Class