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2014-15 International Week Celebrated At Emerson Magnet School

November 17-21 marked a very special period of learning at Emerson Magnet School, for that was International Week, and the theme was, “What a Wonderful World!”  International Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education.  It celebrates both international education and cultural understanding, focusing primarily on the importance of increasing knowledge and awareness of the world’s different cultures.  At Emerson, students got the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities. 


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ESL Parents Learn About Community Connections

On Wednesday, December 3, ESL parents met at Westerville Central High School to learn about local resources.  The meeting’s theme was “Community Connections,” and representatives from the Delaware Area Career Center, Otterbein University, the Westerville Public Library, and WARM attended to share information about their programs.  Lisa-Marie Reinhart, enrollment coordinator of the Delaware Area Career Center, showed parents available courses of study for high school students, as well as free adult ESL and GED classes.


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Leadership Westerville Participants Shadow Principals, Learn about School District
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140 Students Participate in Ninth Annual Elementary Leadership Summit

The 9th annual Elementary Leadership Summit took place on Friday, November 21, at Westerville South High School.  More than 140 third, fourth and fifth grade students from all Westerville elementary schools were in attendance.  Attendees were selected based on essays they submitted earlier in the school year.


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GEM Award Nominations Sought by Westerville Parent Council

The deadline for GEM Award nominations is Monday, February 9, 2015.  Sponsored by Roush Honda and Westerville Parent Council, the annual GEM Awards, which stands for “Great Educator Mentors” in Westerville Schools, honors community members, volunteers, teachers and staff who consistently go above and beyond for students in Westerville schools.


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Otterbein Professor Focuses on Developing Cultural Connections for Westerville Parents

On Thursday, November 20, Professor Dee Knoblauch of Otterbein University provided an interactive workshop for Westerville City Schools community members.  Sponsored by Parent Council and the Westerville ESL Department, the evening was designed to help families build positive relationships between our diverse cultures.  As part of the school district’s strategic plan with regard to stakeholder engagement, the ESL Department is working to “build strong partnerships among schools, families, students, businesses, organizations and agencies.”


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Winter Break Draws Near

Classes in the Westerville City School District will not be held during winter break from December 22, 2014 to January 2, 2015.


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Westerville School Board Recognizes Seven A+ Award Winners

At the Westerville City Schools Board of Education meeting held November 24, seven exemplary employees received A+ Awards for actions demonstrating support of the district’s Mission Statement; willingness to go above and beyond normal expectations in support of students; and behavior consistent with one or more of the district’s values.


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BOE to Meet in December
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High School Hall of Fame Nominations Sought

Westerville North and Westerville South High Schools are now accepting nominations for their Alumni Halls of Fame.  The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee at each school coordinates this program.  The Hall of Fame is open to candidates who graduated from either high school at least 10 years ago.  Nominations are particularly sought of men and women who have achieved success in their career and made significant contributions in their field, as well as to society in general.


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Upcoming Building Events
Last Day of Classes (Second Grading Period)
@All Schools
Friday, 12/19/2014
Winter Break (No School)
@All Schools
12/22/2014 - 1/1/2015
Teacher Professional Day (No School)
@All Schools
Friday, 1/2/2015
Classes resume (Third Grading Period)
@All Schools
Monday, 1/5/2015
Grade Cards
@All Schools
Wednesday, 1/7/2015
BOE Organizational/Regular Session
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 1/12/2015 - 6:00 PM
Martin Luther King Day (No School)
@All Schools
Monday, 1/19/2015
PTA Meeting
@Emerson Magnet
Wednesday, 1/21/2015 - 7:00 PM
Magnet Madness
@Emerson Magnet
Thursday, 1/22/2015
One (1) Hour Early Release
@All Schools
Thursday, 1/29/2015
Skate Night
@Skate Zone 71
Thursday, 1/29/2015 - 6:00 PM
Muffins for Moms
@Emerson Magnet
Friday, 1/30/2015 - 8:00 AM
Waiver Day/Professional Development (No School)
@All Schools
Friday, 2/6/2015
Interim Reports
@All Schools
Monday, 2/9/2015
Presidents Day (No School)
@All Schools
Monday, 2/16/2015
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