Dana Schultz brought Fuel up to Play 60 to Tharp two years ago. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives. Read More
This year we have brought iPads to every student, k-12 in our District. Many people have had questions regarding the blended learning approach we are taking. Here is a short video of how it’s working at J.W. Reason Elementary.
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
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
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
In Hilliard, we use many tools to measure our students’ growth. This week, the Ohio Department of Education will release its annual Local School Report Cards. This is merely one tool, one set of data that is used.
We know there is so much more to a child’s learning and growth than what is measured on this report card, which offers only a limited snapshot on a handful of indicators. Instead, let us look at the ways we are empowering our young people more than ever before.
In Hilliard City Schools, we have: Read More