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BOE to meet in February

The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, February 9 and Monday, February 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, Westerville, Ohio.


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Westerville City Schools Close for Presidents’ Day

Classes will not be held in the Westerville City School District and offices will close on Monday, February 16, 2015, in observance of Presidents’ Day.  Classes will begin at regular starting times and offices will open on Tuesday, February 17.


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Westerville Community Hosts Annual Jukebox Revue Concert to Benefit Honor Flight

The Westerville community, including the city, schools, citizens, businesses, service clubs and others, will host its sixth annual concert, the Jukebox Revue, to benefit Honor Flight Columbus on Sunday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m. at Westerville North High School.  Proceeds from the event will benefit this year’s community-sponsored Honor Flight, a program honoring veterans with a guided tour of the National World War II monument in Washington, D.C.


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Alcott Students Portray Famous Characters at School “Wax Museum”

A Wax Museum was recently held at Alcott Elementary School.  Bob Talley’s 4th grade students chose famous and historical characters, both past and present, to portray as wax figures.  When prompted by visitors to the museum, the characters would answer questions and provide facts and information about the person they were depicting.


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Third Grade Talent is Celebrated at Alcott Elementary School

Students from all five third grade classes at Alcott Elementary School took part in the annual talent show by performing for their classmates.  The event was held on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, January 27 and 28.


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Alcott Students Form History Club

Third grade students Caden Edmunds and Zach Dieter meet with Alcott Principal Joseph Uher to discuss ideas for their new History Club.

                                                                                                                     

Third grade Alcott Elementary School students Caden Edmunds and Zach Dieter just can’t get enough history.  They like the subject so much, in fact, that they recently approached Principal Joseph Uher with the idea of forming an Alcott History Club.  With the assistance of Mr. Uher and some parent volunteers, the duo created an agenda of topics and a schedule to follow during the meetings.  Seventeen students signed up to meet weekly for the purpose of researching and discussing topics including Roman History, the Civil War, World War II, the American Presidency and September 11.  The club will meet the first Tuesday of each month until the end of the school year.


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Harlem Wizards Entertain Westerville Students

The “slamtastic” Harlem Wizards performed at Westerville Central High School on Tuesday evening, January 20, when they were pitted against teachers and community members making up a team called the Westerville Wonders.  Prior to the game, the Wizards announced that “Never in the history of sport will the losing team have so much fun.”


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Westerville Students Excel in WordMasters Challenge; One Achieves Perfect Score

A student representing Westerville City Schools recently received a perfect score in the first of three meets for this year’s WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually.


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Westerville Students are Honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast

Approximately 350 Westerville community members gathered at Villa Milano on Monday morning, January 19, to celebrate the life and message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  WBNS 10-TV news anchor Angela An emceed the 10th annual breakfast, where Pastor Jim Zippay of Heritage Christian Church, delivered the keynote address.


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WEF Launches 2015 Annual Innovative Grants Competition for District Staff

Innovation Grants, which for more than 20 years have been available to Westerville City School District employees, are the longest-standing part of the Westerville Education Foundation’s GAP (Grants-Adoption-Projects) Initiative.  Due to the WEF’s launch of online program funding opportunities announced earlier, a number of changes to this program are taking place this year:


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Upcoming Building Events
Waiver Day/Professional Development (No School)
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Friday, 2/6/2015
Interim Reports
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Monday, 2/9/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 2/9/2015 - 6:00 PM
Presidents Day (No School)
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Monday, 2/16/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
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Monday, 2/23/2015 - 6:00 PM
One (1) Hour Early Release
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Thursday, 2/26/2015
Last Day of Classes (Third Grading Period)
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Friday, 3/6/2015
First Day of Classes (Fourth Grading Period)
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Monday, 3/9/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 3/9/2015 - 6:00 PM
2015 WPC Summer Camp/Activities Expo
@Westerville North High School Commons
Wednesday, 3/11/2015 - 5:30 PM
Grade Cards
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Tuesday, 3/17/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 3/23/2015 - 6:00 PM
Spring Break (No School)
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3/30/2015 - 4/3/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 4/13/2015 - 6:00 PM
Interim Reports
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Thursday, 4/16/2015
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