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Genoa Students Write Over One Million Words during National Novel Writing Month

Genoa Middle School’s sixth graders were extremely busy during the month of November, creating their own novels for NANOWRIMO (National Novel Writing Month).  Collectively, they wrote 1,211,471 words!  All students who met their goal have received a code from CreateSpace, an online publishing site, to get their books published and receive five free copies.


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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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Genoa Eight Graders Learn Practical Lessons during JA Day

On Friday morning, January 16, eighth grade students at Genoa Middle School participated in the annual Junior Achievement (JA) Day, sponsored by Alliance Data.  Pupils learned about careers, budgeting, credit and insurance, thanks to volunteers from Alliance Data, who engaged them in discussions, instruction, reflective writing, mathematical calculations, and instructional board games. 


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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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January is School Board Recognition Month

The Ohio School Boards Association is celebrating School Board Recognition Month in January 2015 to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected Board of Education plays in our society.


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2015 Meeting Calendar Approved by Westerville City Schools Board of Education
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Westerville Parent Council Honors PTA Reflections Contest Award Winners

“The World Would Be a Better Place if…” was the theme of the 2014-15 PTA Reflections competition this year.  At an awards ceremony and reception held at the Westerville Public Library on Thursday evening, January 8, the Westerville Parent Council (WPC) recognized students for their efforts in the areas of literature, music, dance, photography, film/video and visual arts.  Parent Council President Lisa Aucoin and Reflections Chair Lisa Wood co-hosted the event.


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GEM Award Nominations Due February 9

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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Upcoming Building Events
One (1) Hour Early Release
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Thursday, 1/29/2015
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
High School 101
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Wednesday, 2/11/2015 - 7:00 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
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