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Westerville City Schools students and families are invited to donate their used books — and pick up ones they haven’t read before — during the Minerva Park Community Book Swap on Friday, May 3 at the middle school.
Ohio fourth-graders can explore state history at museums or historical sites for free thanks to a new state-wide promotion celebrating the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the United States.
The Westerville Education Foundation is accepting applications for its Spring 2024 grant cycle.
Parents and caregivers planning to attend Westerville City School District’s upcoming Parent Prep workshop series can now map out their schedules for the March 9 event at Westerville Central High School.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in a regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville.
All across Westerville City Schools, students and staff are honoring the contributions of African-Americans across history with Black History Month celebrations, projects and lessons.
Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 1, for the spring 2024 Westerville City Schools A+ Employee Recognition Program, which celebrates extraordinary staff members.
Parents and caregivers planning to attend Westerville City School District’s upcoming Parent Prep workshop series can now map out their schedules during the Feb. 10 event at Minerva Park Middle School.
Westerville students, families, staff and community members are invited to the fifth-annual African-American Read-In 10 a.m. - noon on Feb. 24 at Minerva Park Middle School.
The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee for Westerville Central, North and South high schools is accepting nominations for their respective Alumni Hall of Fame.
Parents and caregivers planning to attend Westerville City School District’s upcoming Parent Prep workshop series no longer have to register for sessions in advance. During the workshop events on Feb. 10 at Minerva Park Middle School and March 9 at Westerville Central High School, attendees can create their own schedule, whether it’s attending one session or five.
Newly-elected board member Louise Valentine and re-elected board member Jennifer Aultman were sworn into office of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education at an organizational/regular meeting on Jan. 8.
During the Westerville City Schools Board of Education organizational meeting on Jan. 8, Kristy Meyer was elected president while Jennifer Aultman was elected vice president.
The Board of Education also approved the 2024 meeting calendar.
Westerville families are invited to the Westerville Parent Council’s second annual card tournament from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at Westerville North High School.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in an organizational/regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville.
As part of the Westerville City School District’s Parent Prep workshop series, parents and caregivers can take sessions on a variety of topics including mindful parenting, digital safety, conflict resolution, substance education and college and career readiness.
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 9, Westerville students, staff and community members can nominate district staff and adult volunteers for a Great Educator Mentor (GEM) Award, which is presented to individuals who go the extra mile to make a positive impact in the classroom and schools.
Hawthorne Elementary fifth-grade teacher Sarah Ward shared her recent visit to Arlington National Cemetery with her students on Friday, showing photos of war memorials and the sequence of events for a military funeral service.
Parents or guardians wishing to apply to have their children attend a school different from their school of attendance must complete and submit an Intra-district Open Enrollment Application.
The Columbus Symphony is currently accepting online nominations for its annual Music Educator Awards, honoring individuals making a difference in our community through their dedication to music education and efforts to promote a greater understanding of and appreciation for music education. Four awards will be given to exemplary music educators in the categories of elementary, secondary, private/community-based, and lifetime achievement.
Throughout the district, Westerville students and staff have raised thousands of dollars, collected hundreds of donations to support families — and animals — in need.
Amid uncertainty in state funding, unexpected expenses and legislative changes, Westerville City School District has been able to stretch funds from a 5.9-mill levy voters approved in 2019 and delay deficit spending longer than originally anticipated.
Since October, the inaugural members of Hawthorne Elementary’s Ruling Our Experiences (ROX) girls group have been gathering each week to explore topics to help them navigate relationships, experiences and decisions.
Westerville City Schools Special Education Department is hosting a family engagement forum from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Early Learning Center.
Westerville City Schools' English Learner Department hosted its third parent meeting on Thursday, covering topics such as school closings in the event of inclement weather, All-Day kindergarten, special education and graduation requirements.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in a regular meeting/work session at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville. Board meetings are open to the public.
Nikki Edwards, head custodian at Hawthorne Elementary, demonstrated multiple how-to’s in automotive maintenance for members of Westerville North High School’s Young Feminists Club on Monday: how to change a tire, check the radiator, add window fluid and replace a light bulb in their car.
Westerville community members interested in acquiring skills needed to help prevent suicide can participate in a virtual training hosted by Westerville City Schools, in partnership with the Westerville Education Challenge.
Alisa Franklin stood at the corner of the gym as fifth-graders from Jenny Findell’s class walked towards her, grabbing a spot in front of a large screen.
One student stopped as she neared Franklin.
“I’m so glad you’re back,” she said.
The Westerville City School District Records Commission will hold its annual meeting at 5:50 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2023, in the Board Training Room of the district's Early Learning Center, located at 936 Eastwind Drive.
Westerville families can enjoy hands-on educational activities with WOSU Classroom as part of Second Saturday Kids Day during the Columbus Arts Festival 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 10 in front of COSI.
Westerville City School District (WCSD) Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall recently informed Board of Education members that her financial projections in November — where the district delayed entering deficit spending for at least one more fiscal year — have remained steady.
Julianne Schaffer, an English teacher at Westerville Central High School, Angela Zimmerman, a fourth-grade teacher at Whittier Elementary and Lowry Wisner, a third-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s (WEF) May Teachers of the Month.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the district's Early Learning Center located at 936 Eastwind Drive.
Westerville parents and caregivers interested in learning more about how to navigate and access Google Drive can attend an upcoming course created by the Westerville Public Library.
The Ohio Department of Education is now accepting applications from families to establish Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Educational Savings Accounts for the 2022-23 school year.
The Westerville Sunrise Rotary recognized the eight recipients of this year’s Service to Youth awards at the group’s meeting on Wednesday.
Rachel Shoemaker, a second-grade teacher at Wilder Elementary and Maureen Hogarth, a kindergarten teacher at Hawthorne Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s (WEF) March Teachers of the Month.
The WEF April Teachers of the Month recipients include Sarah Shaffer, music teacher at Genoa Middle School; Elizabeth Byers-Spurlock, a kindergarten teacher at Fouse Elementary and Jim Ledford, a first-grade teacher at Alcott Elementary.
Westerville City School District Board of Education members and district leaders will be on hand in front of Hanby Elementary during Uptown Westerville’s 4th Friday event on May 26 to share community stakeholder survey as part of the search for the district’s next Superintendent.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in a regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 22 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville.
Westerville City Schools Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall presented testimony before the Ohio Senate Education Committee on May 10 on House Bill 33, the state’s budget bill for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.
The bill includes proposals to expand eligibility for the state’s EdChoice scholarship program and continue implementation of the Fair School Funding Plan — both of which were the focus of Marshall’s testimony.
Westerville City Schools parents, staff and community members will soon be able to share feedback that will help inform the search for the district’s next Superintendent.
Westerville City Schools students have multiple opportunities to receive meals over the summer.
Following interviews on May 1 with three finalists, the Westerville City School District (WCSD) Board of Education selected Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA) to lead its upcoming Superintendent search.
The Westerville Education Association honored educators at its annual Spring Reception on Wednesday, recognizing the 2022-23 Educators of the Year and celebrating the 10 teachers retiring this spring.
The upcoming Westerville Prepared event offers Westerville students and families a unique opportunity to connect with employers in a way that can help shape students’ career path after high school.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in a regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 8 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville.