New Attendance Requirements for Ohio Schools – House Bill 410

Our district’s mission is to prepare each student to be “Ready for Tomorrow.” To get the best possible education we know that means we need our students to be in our schools.

In December 2016 the Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill 410 to support a preventative approach to excessive absences and truancy. All districts were given until the beginning of this school year to adopt the new guidelines and have procedures in place to address interventions for students who are excessively absent from school. Read More

ILC Students Produce Segment for WBNS 10TV

This past weekend we had a group of Academy Vibe students complete a great opportunity for authentic learning. Trevor Torrence first took his students to WBNS for a behind the scenes look at several potential television careers. They also learned how they could produce a TV segment for their Football Friday Night program. Read More

Tharp Book Tasting

We don’t usually hear about students tasting books, but at Tharp that’s exactly what they are doing! Book Tasting is an event that introduces students to new titles and genres. Students have the opportunity to move around the restaurant (classroom) and experience titles they may not have heard of Read More

Working Together to Tackle Big Problems

Our district has been intentional in language we use to talk about what is important in our school community. We have focused on three core values that we expect from ourselves as educators and from the students in our classrooms. We strive for alignment in both our language and our actions. Yes, our words matter – and yes, our actions matter more. We must not only talk the talk, but we must walk the walk.

In the Hilliard City Schools our three core values are: Read More