Superintendent John Marschhausen, Ph.D. shared Hilliard Schools plan for personal electronic devices for students during an Online Lunch session on March 11. You can view the entire presentation and hear how Hilliard Schools is once again leading the way in education with a purposeful and fiscally responsible plan that ensures every student is Ready for Tomorrow.
Q. How did this concept start?
A. In October 2014, Superintendent John Marschhausen announced the formation of the Technology Task Force during his State of the Schools address. The group of students, staff and parents/community members was to look at how technology integration in classrooms was to move forward in Hilliard City Schools. There were great conversations, research, school visits and findings from the group that are being used in the development of the Personal Electronic Device Implementation Plan. Ultimately, every group said Hilliard Schools should move forward with personal electronic devices for students to ensure they are prepared for not only higher education, but the workforce of tomorrow. Read More
Enjoy some coffee and informal conversation with the superintendent through “Coffee Connections.” Stop by any of the following dates to chat with Superintendent John Marschhausen about what’s going on in schools. All residents are welcome to stop by for just a few minutes or to join in the full conversation. Please join John on: Read More
Superintendent John Marschhausen will be available to address student and parent questions regarding the findings of the Technology Task Force and personal electronic devices in Hilliard City Schools on Thursday, March 13 from 8-9 p.m. To join the Twitter Connection conversation simply login to Twitter and send comments or questions to the discussion using #AskHCS. To make the experience enjoyable for everyone, here are a few suggestions: Read More
Students at several elementary schools are working with Columbus State Community College Students on a blogging project. This is the fourth year for the collaborative project. With help from the technology department 180 students in grades three through five are reading books chosen by their Hilliard teachers. Then the students and their Columbus State partners discuss the reading assignments using Kidblog, an online blogging site. Read More
The fourth and fifth grade classes at Norwich Elementary have been inspired to spread kindness. After reading “Wonder” by R.J. Palaccio, they wanted to celebrate all the ways their peers can choose to be kind. They decided to set up a service learning room for the Winter Fair on Saturday March 8 from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. They will staff the room and encourage friends to sign a pledge to raise awareness and funds for those who look different, specifically those with Craniofacial Syndrome. Read More