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Two Westerville City School District teachers have been awarded grants totaling $1,050 from The Bette Marschall Memorial Education Fund of The Columbus Foundation.
The Melanated Queens, a Black female empowerment group at Westerville Central High School and Westerville South High School, gathered for their monthly meeting this week to discuss topics that mattered most to them.
More than 60 Westerville South High School students were recognized as “Cats with Class,” a long-standing WSHS tradition that honors students who demonstrate kindness and good school citizenship.
Throughout the week, students, teachers and staff across Westerville City Schools have celebrated Veterans Day by honoring those who served with school displays, recognition events and other activities. School staff at several buildings welcomed veterans and families connected to the military for school-wide assemblies and class visits on Friday.
Kattie Curiel, who was named the Educational Options for Success (EOS) program’s 12th Outstanding Graduate on Monday, wants to share her story and what she faced before starting at EOS.
Lauren Sefton, a science teacher at Westerville South High School and Heather Ivery, a kindergarten teacher at Mark Twain Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s October Teachers of the Month.
Choir members from Westerville’s three high schools joined their peers from across Central Ohio to perform in the annual Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) Honor Choir hosted by Capital University on Nov. 8.
Marching bands at Westerville North High School and Westerville South High School received Superior ratings at the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) State Marching Band Contest held at Hilliard Bradley High School this month.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its November 2023 Students of the Month during a Nov. 2 meeting.
With the Nov. 1 early application deadline for many colleges approaching, Westerville high school counselors have been hosting workshops, events and individual meetings with students to help the Class of 2024 navigate their next steps after they graduate.
Westerville Central High School senior Jeilen Thompson has always been fascinated with cars. It was an interest his father shared with him as a child and Thompson wanted to continue learning about them, how they operate and how to troubleshoot problems.
Ed Calo, head boys basketball coach at Westerville South High School, is the Ohio nominee for the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) Boys Basketball Coach of the Year award.
Ten Westerville seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The Westerville community is invited to Westerville South Theatre Troupe 513’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” based on the beloved Charles Schulz comic strip, “Peanuts.”
Every Friday during the last period of the day, Minerva Park Middle School opens Panther Pantry — a pop-up market stand where students can grab macaroni and cheese, pasta fixings, canned goods, snacks and other donated items for meals over the weekend.
Westerville North High School hosted its second annual AllN Olympics, where students with multiple disabilities across the district’s three high schools came together for an inclusive sporting event. WNHS athletes served as their support peers, running each event and helping the AllN Olympians through each activity.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its October 2023 Students of the Month during an Oct. 5 meeting.
Students and parents interested in learning more about earning free college credits through the College Credit Plus (CCP) program can attend a virtual information night from 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5 on Zoom.
Westerville City Schools’ Transition Team is co-hosting two upcoming events with other districts to support students with developmental disabilities and their families as they make their way through high school and beyond.
Westerville South High School senior Samson Gurgiolo is one of only 48 students in the world to achieve a perfect score on the Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics exam in spring 2023.
The Westerville South High School Marching Band qualified for the Ohio Music Education Association’s State Final following their performance at Saturday’s OMEA Wilmington Invitational.
Westerville community members interested in acquiring skills needed to help prevent suicide can participate in a virtual training hosted by Westerville City Schools, in partnership with the Westerville Education Challenge.
Westerville South Theatre Troupe 513 is bringing Dominique Morisseau’s play, “Blood at the Root,” to the stage as part of a Black Voices Project to celebrate and showcase plays written by Black playwrights and feature diverse casts.
Nine Westerville seniors are semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a recent announcement by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
The International Baccalaureate Biology students at Westerville South High School explored soybean farms, corn fields and a cattle barn at Ohio State’s Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Lab on Tuesday — a visit that brought some of the lessons they’ve covered in lectures and books to life.
In previous years, Westerville South High School science teacher Dennis Lackey took to the high school’s practice fields in search of butterflies for the first unit of his Zoology class.
Alisa Franklin stood at the corner of the gym as fifth-graders from Jenny Findell’s class walked towards her, grabbing a spot in front of a large screen.
One student stopped as she neared Franklin.
“I’m so glad you’re back,” she said.
Westerville South High School senior Nabiha Ilkaqor wanted to spend the summer learning whether her interest in public office was the right path.
Two Cherrington Elementary students and a freshman at Westerville South High School were among more than a dozen students across the state whose artwork was honored at the Ohio State Fair this summer. More than 200 entries were accepted from students across the state.
Westerville South High School theatre director Matthew Wolfe has been awarded the 2023 Stephen Schwartz Musical Theatre Teacher of the Year by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation and the Educational Theatre Association.
More than 40 band students at Blendon Middle School, along with a dozen high school musicians, performed at an outdoor concert last month as part of Blendon’s second annual summer program, “The Little Band Camp that Could.”
The Westerville City School District Records Commission will hold its annual meeting at 5:50 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2023, in the Board Training Room of the district's Early Learning Center, located at 936 Eastwind Drive.
Two Westerville high school alumni have been awarded the Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can earn.
Westerville families can enjoy hands-on educational activities with WOSU Classroom as part of Second Saturday Kids Day during the Columbus Arts Festival 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 10 in front of COSI.
Westerville City School District (WCSD) Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall recently informed Board of Education members that her financial projections in November — where the district delayed entering deficit spending for at least one more fiscal year — have remained steady.
Those attending the commencement ceremonies for Westerville City Schools’ three high schools on May 27 at the Celeste Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds should be prepared for heavy traffic around the area.
Julianne Schaffer, an English teacher at Westerville Central High School, Angela Zimmerman, a fourth-grade teacher at Whittier Elementary and Lowry Wisner, a third-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s (WEF) May Teachers of the Month.
Westerville City Schools’ Summer Enrichment Theatre program will now be bringing “Mean Girls the Musical” to the stage this summer.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the district's Early Learning Center located at 936 Eastwind Drive.
Lauren Orth, an athletic trainer at Westerville South High School, received the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Linda Weber Daniel Outstanding Mentor Award during the association’s annual meeting earlier this month.
Westerville parents and caregivers interested in learning more about how to navigate and access Google Drive can attend an upcoming course created by the Westerville Public Library.
The Ohio Department of Education is now accepting applications from families to establish Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Educational Savings Accounts for the 2022-23 school year.
Westerville South High School junior Nabiha Ilkaqor launched the Power to Poets club this year to help her peers — within and beyond WSHS — express themselves through poetry.
Westerville City School District Board of Education members and district leaders will be on hand in front of Hanby Elementary during Uptown Westerville’s 4th Friday event on May 26 to share community stakeholder survey as part of the search for the district’s next Superintendent.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in a regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 22 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville.
The open fields at Westerville South High School offered Emerson and Hanby elementary students, staff and parents an opportunity to come together Wednesday for a combined field day.
Westerville City Schools Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall presented testimony before the Ohio Senate Education Committee on May 10 on House Bill 33, the state’s budget bill for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.
The bill includes proposals to expand eligibility for the state’s EdChoice scholarship program and continue implementation of the Fair School Funding Plan — both of which were the focus of Marshall’s testimony.
Westerville City Schools parents, staff and community members will soon be able to share feedback that will help inform the search for the district’s next Superintendent.