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School Board to Hold Special Meeting Oct. 19

The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive in Westerville.

Heritage eighth-grade football team embrace teammate Micah Stein celebrates running a touchdown during football practice.

For the first time since he joined Heritage Middle School’s eighth-grade football team, Micah Stein was going to play. 

His parents — Keith Stein and Lauren Faubel — watched from the home stands at the 40-yard-line at Westerville North High School’s McCann Stadium, preparing to capture the moment they didn’t think was possible.

Fouse PTO reach record fundraising totals in first-ever dance-a-thon Fouse Elementary raises more than $28,000 in dance-a-thon fundraiser

Fouse Elementary’s PTO raised more than $28,000 through their first dance-a-thon fundraiser where families, businesses and donors contributed money so students could dance during recess at school. 

Artist-in-Residence at Genoa and Heritage leaves footprint through murals Artist-in-Residence Vicki Murphy works with students at Genoa and Heritage middle schools.

The latest mural installations for Genoa and Heritage middle school have been taking shape since the start of the year in the teacher workspaces next to the art classrooms. 

Walnut Springs teachers wrap lessons around ODOT’s Paint the Plow program Walnut Springs sixth-grader Emmanuela Amagnoh paints a sign on snowplow blade as part of ODOT's Paint the Plow program.

After more than a month of research, design and working the math, a team of sixth-grade students at Walnut Springs Middle School was ready to put paint to plow.

Robert Frost third-grade students donate radish harvest to WARM Robert Frost third-graders harvest 11 pounds of radishes

The third-grade students at Robert Frost Elementary harvested their first full cycle of radish crops last week, after weeks of planting, watering and weeding the school garden. 

Rotary Club of Westerville October 2021 Student of the Month Rotary Club of Westerville's October Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its October 2021 Students of the Month during an Oct. 14 meeting.

Board modifies October 11 regular meeting agenda to conduct only that business required by law

Board members introduced a motion from the table to conduct only that business on the agenda that requires a Board vote under law. The motion was approved unanimously. The Board proceeded with only the required portions of its meeting, which lasted approximately two minutes and thirty seconds.

WCSD Food Service Department adapting to supply chain challenges, shortages Westerville South food service staff serve students.

Westerville City School District is facing food service challenges due to product shortfalls, delivery delays and staffing shortages among food vendors and distributors.

Genoa students transform bathroom into welcoming space for younger peers Madison “Lennon” Daniels paints a mushroom in the girls bathroom at Genoa Middle School.

Since the start of the school year, Genoa Middle School seventh-graders Sydney “Sam” Lisi-Huber and Madison “Lennon” Daniels have spent much of their free time in the sixth-grade girl’s bathroom.

Before the start of school and during their art period, the two have committed to covering the walls with bright artwork and positive messages, creating a welcoming space for their younger peers. 

Longfellow students foster vocabulary, plants through new gardening club Longfellow kinderGARDEN meets for the first time

The to-do list for the inaugural KinderGARDEN Club meeting at Longfellow Elementary may have been somewhat ambitious.

Hawthorne set sights on empowering families, building community with events Hawthorne Parent Empowerment Night on Oct. 10

Hawthorne Elementary’s English Language teachers heard a similar question among the families of their students whose first language is not English: How can we help?

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