Testing Tips for Parents

With all the talk of testing and accountability these days we want to be sure you understand who is being tested, when they are being tested and how they are being tested. Susanne Lintz, our Director of Data, will be giving weekly tips on what assessments are taking place and what families and staff can to do to prepare. Hilliard City Schools is dedicated to preparing our students to be Ready for Tomorrow and giving our parents all the information they need.

Beacon Students Master Stop Motion Videos

The fifth grade students at Beacon Elementary collaborated with their peers to create a unique stop-motion animation film. They viewed multiple videos for inspiration, created a story board, and chose their materials. These creative kids did a wonderful job!

Our Carousel of Progress

He was a master storyteller, and I was suddenly a superintendent turned student – captured by my vacationing 16-year-old while captivated by a video of Walt Disney giving insight into his Carousel of Progress – a show he shaped.

Just watching this innovator talk, I was learning.

Introduced at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York City, millions of people have watched Walt’s creation; the Carousel of Progress has had more performances than any other stage show in American theater. In its most simple form it’s a story about American progress. Read More

Hilliard Students Win Tolles Contest

Tolles honored the top eight finalists of its annual Senior Interview Contest, and awarded the top three winners, as selected by Superintendent Kim Wilson and a panel of business and industry leaders.

Evan Razor, a senior in the Firefighting & EMS program from Hilliard Bradley High School, earned the top spot out of the Class of 2015. Olivia Holloway, a senior Pre-Vet Tech student from West Jefferson High School, earned second, and Andrew Landers, a senior Computer Networking & Support Technology student from Hilliard Darby High School, earned third, respectively. Read More

Joint Safety Council Hosts Community Safety Conversation

The Hilliard Division of Police and Hilliard School officials will together host a School Safety Community Conversation. This will take place January 15, 2015 at Hilliard Darby High School from 7- 8:30 pm. Both police and school officials will discuss the history of crisis planning in our district as well as the creation of the Joint Safety Task Force. We will hold an open discussion with parents and community members on the efforts we all make to keep our students safe. They will also talk about past and future professional development opportunities for our teachers and staff. Student safety is our number one priority. Communication with our community is extremely important in keeping all our students safe.