The interaction and questions from Twitter have become a vibrant, active part of Hilliard Schools’ communication efforts. While I try to provide answers directly in Twitter when possible, some of the questions require more than 140 characters to provide responsible answers. I’ve addressed a few of these below.
Remember – Thursday, March 13th from 8-9 p.m. will be our next Twitter-Connection Tweet-up. Please join that conversation at #AskHCS. Read More
One of the great opportunities I’ve enjoyed this school year has been the work of the Technology Task Force. I announced the creation of the group during my State of the Schools address in October. Since then, three separate groups of students, community members and staff members have been hard at work discussing, conducting site visits and looking into different ideas related to where Hilliard Schools wants to be with individual devices and technology integration in classrooms. All of the groups came together in January for cross-committee discussion and feedback related to this initiative. Since then our administrative team and staff members have been hard at work reviewing every comment and considering how we might take their key findings and put them into action in our schools. Read More
In his closing statement of the Gettysburg Address President Abraham Lincoln stated that our country “shall have a new rebirth of freedom – and that the government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” Public schools are part an essential function of government in our great country. Your tax dollars, your elected school board members, and your state leaders all support the educational process of young people in Hilliard Schools. State laws, the State Board of Education and the Hilliard Board of Education govern our district. Read More
As many of you know, I have an active Twitter feed @drjcm and the district maintains an active Twitter feed @HilliardSchools and a Hilliard City Schools Facebook page. Many of you, especially students, posed some interesting comments and questions on these social media channels this week. While I can’t possibly answer every Tweet or post, here are a couple answers to commonly asked questions. Read More
During World War II, then British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, “He who fails to plan is planning to fail.” For the Hilliard City School District planning is an important part of our regular practices. Part of effective planning is having a vision that seeks every opportunity to make the most of district resources.
The Hilliard City School District has been blessed with great vision. Every fiscal efficiency permits our district to provide opportunities for students today. The strong leadership of the Board of Education, past and current administrators and our community leaders not only provided for previous students, but continues to ensure that we are able to prepare today’s students for tomorrow. Read More
See how the Hilliard City School District addressed student and parent concerns on weighted grades and class rankings. Superintendent John Marschhausen explains how we embrace community concerns to be sure every student is ready for tomorrow.