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More WCSD schools opens doors for student voices through student equity councils WCHS Student Equity Council

The members of Westerville Central High School’s Student Equity Council gathered for the first time on Tuesday, getting to know each other and learning about the issues they want to tackle to make their school a more equitable and inclusive space. 

WNHS Dance and Cheer teams celebrate historic milestones: Dance team wins state competition, Cheer team headed to national competition WNHS cheer team

The dance and cheerleading teams at Westerville North High School are celebrating history this season. 

WNHS senior is copyrighted playwright with his one-act play, “Stuck at the Terminal” Westerville North High School's Jeffrey Siefker

When Westerville North High School’s theater department sought submissions for its annual One Act play showcase directed by seniors, Jeffrey Siefker decided to compose his own piece.

Additional sessions added Parent Prep event on March 4 Parent Prep header

Westerville City School District’s “Parent Prep” returns to an in-person event this year after two years of a virtual format. The free workshop series provides parents and caregivers the opportunity to take sessions on various topics, including mindful parenting, healthy relationships, substance education, college and career planning and mental health and school resources. 

Genoa Middle School’s Future City team to continue work to support African community Genoa Middle School Future City update

The competition is over for Genoa Middle School’s Future City team but that hasn’t stopped them from wanting to help the Maa community, a nomadic tribe in Africa whose life has centered on following available resources. 

AEC administrative assistant recipient of Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club Service to Youth Award for January Rotary Club’s Service to Youth Award for January 2023

Rhonda Hoffman, an administrative assistant at the Academic Enrichment Center, has been recognized by the Westerville Sunrise Rotary for going above and beyond to serve students.

Rotary Club of Westerville February 2023 Student of the Month Rotary Club of Westerville SOTM for February 2023

The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its February 2023 Students of the Month during a Feb. 2 meeting.

WCHS students signed letters of intent to play athletics in college WCHS Athletic Signing February

Twelve Westerville Central High School seniors signed letters of intent for a collegiate sport this week.

Heritage Middle School sixth-graders dive into counseling lessons during FLEX periods FLEX period activities at Heritage Middle School

Sixth-graders at Heritage Middle School recently spent their FLEX periods diving into friendships, talking about what healthy relationships look like, the dangers of gossip and rumors and the negative impact they can have on friends and peers. 

WSHS alum featured in The SpongeBob Musical at Lincoln Theatre SpongeBob The Musical

Westerville South High School alumnus Matthew Phillips plays the lead role of SpongeBob SquarePants in The SpongeBob Musical with the Columbus Children’s Theater. 

Ten proposals awarded 2022 Fall Grant from the Westerville Education Foundation Huber Ridge Peaceful Playground

The playground at Huber Ridge Elementary will soon feature resources to help students play well with each other and resolve conflicts. 

As part of the Peaceful Playgrounds initiative, educators will promote monthly themes around friendship, social and conflict resolution skills on yard signs sprinkled across the playground area. The signs will also feature games and activity ideas for structured play.

Thanks to funding from the Westerville Education Foundation’s fall grant cycle, Huber Ridge staff plan to launch the initiative in March. Peaceful Playgrounds is among 10 projects awarded funding from WEF.

McVay Elementary kicks off annual One School, One Book reading program One School One Book at McVay

For weeks, McVay Elementary students looked to the display near the cafeteria for hints of the book they would be reading this year as part of the annual school-wide book read.

Pictures of dragons, New York, scenes from the book and author Zetta Elliot offered some clues. This week, the school hosted a spirit week where students could dress up in a daily theme such as animal print, a mythical creature and fiery colors — all hints of the title McVay staff revealed on Friday.

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