October 2010 in review
Robert Frost second graders participated in hands-on activities during an assembly called “Wise About Eyes Exhibits-To-Go. Students high-fived Cherrington Elementary Principal Andy Heck during the school’s fall fundraiser walk-a-thon. At Huber Ridge Elementary and other schools throughout the district, students and teachers are taking advantage of new learning tools like the Smart Board. Wilder Elementary families packed the school on October 14, when they gathered for the 21st annual Oktoberfest celebration which featured games and a book fair. Whittier Principal Kim Woosley kissed CHA CHA the guinea pig as part of a challenge after pupils at her school raised $7,000 during their walk-a-thon. An anti-tobacco presentation at Westerville Central featured top-skaters, BMXer’s and inline skaters performing on a half pipe. Robert Frost Principal Sarah Berka promised her pupils that she would sit in a dunk tank if they raised $10,000 during the school walk-a-thon. The eighth annual Westerville Central Band Classic was held on October 2 in Warhawk Stadium, where 14 schools performed. Each year magnet school students explore Alum Creek up close and personal, thanks to a partnership with MAD Scientist & Associates. The Haunted Gym has become a much-anticipated tradition at Mark Twain Elementary School.