Scioto Darby Students Explore Creative Writing

The Intermediate Focus students at Scioto Darby Elementary worked to improve their writing skills through a card game inspired by Nanofictionary. This is a card game that promotes storytelling. The students have fun using the game to develop short stories and share with classmates. Teacher Rachel Nelli says she loves the game as much as the students, “I love to learn through play!” Letting students discover their passion for writing through play prepares them to be Ready for Tomorrow.

Britton Second Grade Investigate Which Pet They Should Get

The second-grade students at Britton Elementary School are watching the words they read in class, come to life in the real world. After reading “Which Pet Should I Get,” from Dr. Seuss, they formed a partnership with the Capital Area Humane Society. The students work with the shelter monthly to learn more about the animals, which helps the students master science standards. Taking lessons from a children’s story book and bringing them alive with help from our community partners prepares our students to be Ready for Tomorrow.

Alton Darby Kindergarten Students Boost Math Skills through Games

The Alton Darby Elementary kindergarten classes are making friends with GiGi the Penguin. GiGi is the main character in ST Math which is a visual math program that encourages problem-solving through games. Mrs. Rudolph’s students enjoy following GiGi on the iPads as she guides them through difficult yet fun math games. Read More

Hilliard Station Students Prepare for Science Field Trip

In preparation for a trip to the Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park students on Team B at Hilliard Station are researching different macroinvertibrates they will encounter. One portion of the sixth grade curriculum is to research organisms in their natural environment. This trip will give students a hands on experience in mastering the content.

Maintenance Help Wanted

Hilliard City Schools is currently seeking candidates for the position of full time Maintenance. The ideal candidate will need previous experience working in a commercial building environment including a skill set working with: plumbing, flush valves, drain snakes, electrical 480 volt 3 phase, 277 volt lighting, door hardware, closures, panic bars, general carpentry, drywall repair, painting, and welding. Have the ability to lift 50lbs, and not afraid of heights. Candidate will need to be available for after hour snow and ice removal. Must have a valid driver’s license and insurable through the district insurance carrier. Current opening is first shift Saturday through Wednesday. For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to Please include “maintenance” in the subject line.

High School Students Collaborating with the ILC

McVey Innovative Learning Center Music Teacher Phil Nagy works with Davidson High School Junior Katharine Toledo to record her Ohio Music Education Region Orchestra audition recording. As students in the three high schools learn more about the resources of the ILC, and the talents of the ILC staff, more of them are taking advantage of the unique resources made available to them through the ILC.