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District delays deficit spending additional year

Westerville City School District (WCSD) Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall recently informed Board of Education members that the district’s strategic use of federal pandemic relief dollars, combined with a one-time influx of revenue from property tax settlements and increased interest rates on investments, is projected to allow  the district to delay entering deficit spending for at least one more fiscal year.

Alcott fifth-graders draft alternate ending, sequel to children’s novel Alcott students rewrite children's novel

The Adventurers reading group in Becky Burky’s fifth-grade class at Alcott Elementary were hooked on their latest novel, “Heartbeat” by Sharon Creech.

The six students embraced the drama, the descriptive free-verse passages and the pace of the story that could have been about a friend or classmate. In the book, 12-year-old Annie ponders the many rhythms of life when her mother becomes pregnant, her grandfather begins faltering, and Max, her best friend and running partner, becomes distant.

WCSD Parent Prep workshop series is March 4 2023 Parent Prep

Westerville City School District’s Parent Prep workshop series is returning to an in-person event March 4 at Westerville North High School.

Westerville Troop 6661 converts bottle caps to benches for Alcott Elementary Westerville Girl Scouts Troop 6661 service project

Members of Westerville Girl Scouts Troop 6661 wanted to serve their community in a pandemic world and the results of their 10-month-long service project now sit outside of Alcott Elementary.

Bette Marschall Memorial Education Fund awards $4,100 in grants

Six educators and staff members have been awarded grants totaling $4,100 from The Bette Marschall Memorial Education Fund of The Columbus Foundation. The fund was established in honor of former Westerville teacher and principal Bette Marschall, who died in 2001.

Alcott, Walnut Springs students create artwork for snow plows Painting the blades of snow plows at Walnut Springs

The snow plows clearing Genoa Township and Delaware County roads as well as interstate routes across Ohio this winter will feature artwork from Westerville students.