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EZPay – PowerSchool Update
Westerville Central Remembers September 11
Knights of Columbus Presents Special Education Department with Generous Donation
2017 National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalists Include Two Westerville Students
Annehurst’s Dee Stewart Lauded by Westerville Board of Education
“4 Paws for Joey” Walk/Run will Help McVay Child Obtain Service Dog
Tyler’s Light Presentation Urges Students to Speak Up and Save a Life
District Announces 2016-2017 Testing Calendar, State Testing Updates
Global Pen Pals Visit Emerson
Cherrington Fifth Grade Students Raise Money for New Bench
State Report Card Results for Westerville City Schools Expected to Mirror Local, State Trends

High-performing school districts throughout the state will meet fewer standards and receive lower letter grades on this year’s State Report Card due to ongoing changes to Ohio’s accountability system.

Westerville City Schools to Offer Flu Vaccination (Injection Only) Clinics for Students
Annehurst Principal Walks the “Plank” for Student Readers
Blendon Celebrates Fourth Quarter Renaissance Students
Superintendent schedules “Community Coffee Chats” to discuss district progress, plans and finances

Westerville City School District Superintendent Dr. John R. Kellogg today announced that he and members of the district’s leadership team will hold a series of “Community Coffee Chats” to discuss recent progress and future considerations for the district, as well as answer questions about the district’s levy renewal on the November 8, 2016, ballot.

“Performance Accountability Report” spotlights district progress, use of resources since 2012 emergency levy approval

The document is intended to help residents understand how financial resources have been used since voters approved a five-year emergency levy in 2012.

High School Media Centers are “Not Your Grandfather’s Library”
School Board to Meet in September
High School Conferences Planned
Cherrington Second Graders Have Creative New Seating Choices
Professional Development Scheduled for September 29
Westerville Schools Awarded Local Government Innovation Council Grants
Heritage Students Start the School Year with PRIDE
Applicants Sought to Serve on District’s Audit Committee
Westerville City Schools’ Spirit Book Club to Host Author Matt de la Peña on November 2
Summer Graduates Receive their High School Diplomas
Shopping at smile.amazon.com will Benefit Westerville Education Foundation
National History Day Competitors Lauded by Board of Education
Senior Yellow Rose Ceremony has become a Beloved Tradition at Westerville North
Westerville Central Students Travel to St. John for Global Health Course
South’s International Baccalaureate Program to Partner with Limbs International
South’s International Baccalaureate Program to Partner with Limbs International
Pointview Elementary Starts the New School Year on a High Note
Otterbein Students Lend a Helpful Hand at Cherrington
Board of Education Unanimously Approves Win-Win Transition Agreement
Board of Education Unanimously Approves Win-Win Transition Agreement
August 18 was Back to School Day for Westerville City Schools Students
“Creation Station” Dedicated at Hawthorne Elementary School
Central Grad David Kile Earns Full-Tuition Scholarship to Berklee College of Music
Central’s Band and Cheerleaders Perform at Back to School Expo
Ohio Law Requires New Vaccinations This School Year
Starting and Stopping Times Announced for 2016-2017 School Year in Westerville
Online Transportation and Bus Route Schedules - Notification Adjustments
Westerville City Schools Continue to Meet Tough USDA Nutrition Standards
Free and Reduced Eligibility Policy Announced
Student Fees Cover Consumable Supplies; Families Can Opt to Pay Online This Year
Elementary Schools Prepare to Welcome Students
YWCA Kids Place to Provide School-Age Childcare
Middle Schools Schedule Pick-Up Times
High School Schedule Pick-Up Announced
High Schools Offer Football Season Tickets
Superintendent’s Gold Appreciation Cards Available
Child Find: Children with Disabilities
Professional Development Scheduled
2016-17 Academic Calendar
Westerville Central Pupils Gather for 10th Annual Student Leadership Meeting

More than 60 student leaders from grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 gathered at Westerville Central High School on Wednesday morning, July 27, to focus on how to make the upcoming school year the best one ever.  The group consisted of pupils involved in approximately 30 clubs, teams and organizations who met with the common goal of making Westerville Central strong.

Library Link Awards Go to Heritage and Mark Twain

Each school day, the Westerville Library’s Library Link service delivers books and other materials requested by students, faculty and staff at the school buildings in the Westerville district.  This spring, Library Link Awards were presented to the elementary and middle school receiving the most items delivered this school year:  Heritage Middle School (1,186 items) and Mark Twain Elementary (1,209 items).

Westerville Students Named to Ohio Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced the members of his office’s 2016-2017 Teen Ambassador Board.  Included on that list are two Westerville high school students – Adrienne Rodgers (Westerville North) and Brooke Schroeder (Westerville Central).

Westerville Schools Raise $40,000 for the American Heart Association

Eleven Westerville City schools participated in Jump Rope for Heart, Hoops for Heart and Red Out for Heart activities this year to earn money for the American Heart Association.  At the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year, a whopping $40,097.70 had been raised for the organization.

Westerville City Schools Preschool Recognized as a Five-Star Quality Learning Program

In recognition of a commitment to quality and an ongoing dedication to the learning and development of children, the Westerville City Schools Preschool Program, located in the Early Learning Center, has received a Five-Star Step Up To Quality Award from the State of Ohio.

Westerville Central’s Faduma Hasan Wins Photography Scholarship

Westerville Central junior Faduma Hasan recently won a photography scholarship sponsored by the Dublin Arts Council as part of an exhibition titled Urur Dhex-Dhexad Ah/Community in Between.  She got to take part in a three-day workshop with Toronto artist Riya Jama and took portraits that were featured at an exhibit in July and in a forthcoming publication.

Westerville City Schools Once Again Earns Auditor of State Award with Distinction