During this week designed to place our collective focus on giving thanks, there is one idea I’d be grateful for the opportunity to explore with you – the idea of Home.

The very word conjures up so many images and emotions within us.

Our Home is our safe place. It is where we laugh so hard we cry, cry so hard we laugh, and allow our dreams to become our reality. Too many times, we get lost from Home. Simply turn on the TV, open the paper, or listen to the radio and you will understand what I mean. We operate in a fast-paced, ever-changing world that can leave one unsure of which direction to go.

Slow down. Read More

Help Wanted

Are you a self starter and looking for a career in the maintenance field? If you said yes, Hilliard City Schools is looking for you to join us as a full-time Maintenance staff member. The ideal candidate will perform maintenance duties which relate to the school plant, buildings, facilities, equipment, and grounds operation and should have experience performing general maintenance work inside and outside the physical building, such as ceiling, roof, electrical, welding, plumbing, concrete, masonry, glazing, insulation, tile, pump, fan repairs, moving equipment, operating power-driver equipment, truck driving, snow plowing, repair and maintain electrical components, e.g., install new circuits, run new wire, install new breakers, renew plumbing components, e.g., clean sewer lines, replacements.

For consideration, please resume and cover letter to Jobs@hboe.org Please place “Maintenance” in the subject line.

Scioto Darby Elementary and ILC Student Buddies

Students in the Academy EDU program at the ILC have begun to work in Scioto Darby Elementary classrooms. They meet twice a week to read, write, work on math and learn from each other. This is a real life learning opportunity for our students that prepares them to be Ready for Tomorrow!

Assessment & Accountability Summit Recap

On Tuesday evening, November 18th the Hilliard City School District held the first Assessment & Accountability Summit. Over 200 interested parent, teachers, students, and community members attended the Summit on a frigid and snowy late autumn evening. It was a strong response to the growing concerns regarding the time the current assessment schedules take away from instruction and the stress high stakes assessments are placing on students and the education community as a whole. Read More

Station Sixth Grade Engineers

Students at Station are hard at work on their paper roller coasters. They are working diligently on building the frames and using many elements of motion. This is part of a unit on types of energy, potential and kinetic, as well as transfers of energy and the Law of Conservation of Energy. These Coasters allow for students to be creative, while still thinking about potential energy as an energy due to position. The idea of Read More

Darby Science Students Earn College Credit

Mrs. Rouch’s KAP (Kenyon Academic Partnership) Chemistry class welcomed Professor Thomas, from Kenyon College, as a guest speaker this quarter. Professor Thomas helped prepare students for the lab that they conducted at Kenyon College using Infrared and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy to analyze and identify unknown organic compounds. In Mr. Read More