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More WCSD schools opens doors for student voices through student equity councils WCHS Student Equity Council

The members of Westerville Central High School’s Student Equity Council gathered for the first time on Tuesday, getting to know each other and learning about the issues they want to tackle to make their school a more equitable and inclusive space. 

Additional sessions added Parent Prep event on March 4 Parent Prep header

Westerville City School District’s “Parent Prep” returns to an in-person event this year after two years of a virtual format. The free workshop series provides parents and caregivers the opportunity to take sessions on various topics, including mindful parenting, healthy relationships, substance education, college and career planning and mental health and school resources. 

Rotary Club of Westerville February 2023 Student of the Month Rotary Club of Westerville SOTM for February 2023

The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its February 2023 Students of the Month during a Feb. 2 meeting.

WCHS students signed letters of intent to play athletics in college WCHS Athletic Signing February

Twelve Westerville Central High School seniors signed letters of intent for a collegiate sport this week.

Ten proposals awarded 2022 Fall Grant from the Westerville Education Foundation Huber Ridge Peaceful Playground

The playground at Huber Ridge Elementary will soon feature resources to help students play well with each other and resolve conflicts. 

As part of the Peaceful Playgrounds initiative, educators will promote monthly themes around friendship, social and conflict resolution skills on yard signs sprinkled across the playground area. The signs will also feature games and activity ideas for structured play.

Thanks to funding from the Westerville Education Foundation’s fall grant cycle, Huber Ridge staff plan to launch the initiative in March. Peaceful Playgrounds is among 10 projects awarded funding from WEF.

Hope Week starts Jan. 23 at Westerville’s high schools 2023 Hope Week at Westerville's high schools

The Hope Squads at all three Westerville high schools are kicking off Hope Week on Monday, organizing events and activities that promote hope, spread kindness and raise awareness about suicide prevention.

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