Steven Covey identified the importance of listening in his Seven Habits of Highly Effective People when he stated, “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” Effective leaders are able to cultivate relationships and to understand the people with whom they interact. As we work together, to support a common vision and mission, we must first listen and gather information.
The Hilliard area is a diverse community and as a school district we strive to embrace our differences. Our diversity is one of our greatest strengths and prepares our students for success as adults. Young people in the Hilliard City School District develop an appreciation, an authentic respect, for our differences. The Hilliard Way embraces diversity and cultivates acceptance. Read More
Hilliard City Schools is committed to creating opportunities for staff to learn and grow. Late start days give staff members the opportunity to work on districtwide professional development. The focus for the December late start included First Aid training, Safety and Crisis training, Student Learning Objectives (SLO’s) and Positive Behavior Intervention Systems (PBIS). Preparing students to be Ready For Tomorrow is the reason Hilliard City Schools works so hard on professional development.
Congratulations and stay warm to four Hilliard Schools high school students who were selected for the Macy’s Great American Marching Band and will march in the parade today in New York City. Read More
The students of the Hilliard City Schools have a few things to tell our staff.
Way to go Hilliard City Schools students and staff! We embraced the community to provide more than 850 bags of food for Thanksgiving dinner for area families in need. That’s helping all families to be Ready For Tomorrow!
In the 1973 TV Special A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Marcie reminds Charlie Brown that, “Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck. Those early Pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful, too. We should just be thankful for being together.”
We live in a fast paced, instant gratification, I want it now society. We receive text messages immediately, forward emails from our phones and share family pictures with innumerable friends in seconds. We have friends, tweets, selfies and posts. We have 12 minute oil changes and macaroni and cheese in 90 seconds. We have movies on demand, ABC player and mobile ESPN . . . we don’t like to wait. Read More