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District Internet Service to be down Tonight

In an effort to improve our Internet connectivity and stability, AT&T and MEC (our Internet provider) will be performing network maintenance and testing tonight, Thursday, September 18. It will be down beginning at 9:00 p.m. This testing and maintenance will shut down our Internet service for a period of up to 2 hours. This will affect teacher websites, eCampus, Google Apps for Education, building websites and other Internet connections to and from our district. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Online Lunch Focuses on More Purposeful Community Engagement

Superintendent John Marschhausen, Chief Academic Officer Kim Halley and Director of Data and Accountability Susanne Lintz shared how Hilliard City Schools is more purposefully engaging with the community on key topics such as finances, academics and future goals during Online Lunch with the Superintendent. See first hand how the recent Community Conversation, release of the Ohio Department of Education Local Report Card and the district’s first Quality Profile are impacting our schools and community. Catch the brief presentation and listen to the great questions from community members by watching the video.

Scioto Darby Students Choose to Lead

Students in fourth and fifth grade at Scioto Darby Elementary, who are nominated by teachers, have the opportunity to be part of the Choose to Lead Program. This year they have 41 students working to inspire other students by their leadership on charitable projects. They plan and host food drives for the Hilliard Food Pantry and work with Patches of Light on making Halloween bags, Valentine bags, and cards for Children’s hospital. They also hold an annual Rock-a-thon in the spring with proceeds going to Patches of Light and the Ohio Wildlife Center.

Help Wanted!

Do you love working with children? Does your passion center around running an engaging child care program? The Hilliard SACC Program is currently interviewing for the position of Site Coordinator. Our Site Coordinators will have a four year college degree in a child-care related field, at least three years experience in group-care settings and be organized. This position is approximately 30 hours per week. You can apply online, WWW.HILLIARDSCHOOLS.ORG/SACC , or call, (614) 771-2267.

Math Matters: Transforming Math Education for 21st Century Success

Hilliard City Schools is one of nine districts taking part in a grant to use an online math tool to personalize instruction for our students and provide immediate feedback for our teachers. This 7.7 million dollar grant was awarded through the Straight A Fund from the State of Ohio. The new program will deepen problem solving and reasoning skills in students. In Hilliard, teacher professional development and online materials will target special education, gifted and ELL students in all elementary buildings. This will create a blended learning experience for students with a mix of online tools and high quality face to face instruction. The grant will also provide funds for 30 or more additional iPad minis for every building.

Join Online Lunch – September 17

Join Superintendent John Marschhausen, Chief Academic Officer Kim Halley and Director of Data and Accountability Susanne Lintz for an exciting Online Lunch with the Superintendent. This session will focus on the many ways Hilliard City Schools engages the community including Community Conversations, the recent release of the Ohio Department of Education’s Local Report Card and the new Quality Profile. Community members are invited to join the discussion and ask questions from top Hilliard City Schools’ leaders. The conversation begins at noon on Wednesday, September 17. Instructions on how to access the presentation will be posted on the district’s home page earlier that day. Get the information you want in a format that fits your schedule through Online Lunch with the Superintendent!