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Drivers are Recognized at Transportation Department’s In-Service

The Westerville City Schools Transportation Department hosted its annual Welcome Back in-service on Friday morning, August 8, at Westerville Central High School.  Before attending classes, drivers met in the auditorium to hear from Assistant Managers Rebecca Nitz and Chris Winesette.


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Informational Meeting Educates ESL Families about Tools for Success in School

On Monday, August 11, Westerville City Schools hosted an informational meeting for English as a Second Language (ESL) families new to the district.  It took place in the Media Center at Westerville North High School.  In attendance were people from many different countries, and speakers of nine different languages.  Interpreters were provided for as many languages as possible.


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August 13 Marks Successful Return to School for Westerville Students

Central Ohio weather couldn’t have been more perfect on Wednesday, August 13, as nearly 15,000 students in grades 1-12 returned to classes in the Westerville City School District.  Enrollment is up slightly from last year.  Kindergartners and preschool students begin the new school year on Monday, August 18.


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Six New Principals Grace the Halls in the Westerville City School District

Students weren’t the only individuals in the Westerville City School District who were anxious and excited about the first day of school on Wednesday, August 13.  Seven buildings welcomed new principals this year from a variety of backgrounds.  All had at least one thing in common – the desire for pupils to learn and excel to their greatest potential. 


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Westerville School District Employees Gather for Convocation

Focus on the Classroom” was the theme of the 2014 Convocation gathering held for Westerville City Schools employees at Westerville Central High School on Monday morning, August 11.  Audience members heard from Dr. John Kellogg, Superintendent, about celebrating last year’s success and building on that this year.  He spoke of focus and priorities.


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New Teachers Learn About Westerville Schools at Orientation Meeting

Dozens of teachers who are new to the Westerville City School District gathered in the Media Center at Westerville Central High School on August 7 and August 8 for an orientation session hosted by the Office of Human Resources.


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Nationwide Children’s Care Mobile Visited Westerville Schools on August 6

On Wednesday, August 6, during the week of back-to-school registration and schedule pick-up, Nationwide Children’s Hospital provided a convenient opportunity for Westerville City Schools students to get required immunizations and other medical services through its Care Mobile.


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Educators, Law Enforcement Officials Gather for Threat Assessment Team Meeting
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Westerville Schools Prepare Class of 2018 for New High School Graduation Requirements

As a result of House Bill 487, Ohio’s graduation requirements will change beginning with the class of 2018 (who are ninth grade students this fall).  The intent is to ensure that all students will be prepared for success in college and work.  When that happens, Westerville City Schools will be ready.


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Positive Evaluations Prompt Board Action on Superintendent, Treasurer Contracts

The Westerville City School District Board of Education gave high marks to the performance and professionalism of Superintendent Dr. John Kellogg and Treasurer Bart Griffith, according to evaluation summaries shared by Board of Education President Dr. Nancy Nestor-Baker during the Board’s regular meeting on August 11, 2014. Kellogg and Griffith are the only district employees who directly report to and are evaluated by the Board of Education.


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Upcoming Building Events
BOE Meeting
@ELC-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 8/25/2014 - 6:00 PM
Labor Day (No School)
@All Schools
Monday, 9/1/2014
BOE Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 9/8/2014 - 6:00 PM
Waiver Day/Professional Development (No School)
@All Schools
Friday, 9/12/2014
Interim Reports
@All Schools
Monday, 9/15/2014
BOE Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 9/22/2014 - 6:00 PM
One (1) Hour Early Release
@All Schools
Thursday, 9/25/2014
Last Day of Classes (First Grading Period)
@All Schools
Monday, 10/13/2014
BOE Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 10/13/2014 - 6:00 PM
First Day of Classes (Second Grading Period)
@All Schools
Tuesday, 10/14/2014
Central OEA/NEA Day (No School)
Friday, 10/17/2014
Grade Cards
@All Schools
Wednesday, 10/22/2014
Parent Teacher Conference / Comp Day (No School-Elem. & Middle Schools)
@All Elementary and Middle Schools
10/23/2014 - 10/24/2014
BOE Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 10/27/2014 - 6:00 PM
One (1) Hour Early Release
@All Schools
Thursday, 10/30/2014
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