The Hilliard City Schools’ summer enrichment programs are up and running. From high school academic classes to gardening to cooking, students are attending classes throughout the district. Elizabeth Hummel is a family consumer sciences teacher at Hilliard Davidson High School. She designed a cooking course for younger students to take this summer. She is hoping to inspire some of her 20 elementary students into taking the high school courses. Offering our students opportunities to embrace their passions and empower learning in the summer prepares them to be Ready for Tomorrow. View the entire list of course offerings.
Without a doubt summer is a change of pace for those of us that work in schools. One of my favorite aspects of summer is golf shirts verse dress shirts, ties and suits. While summer is certainly a time to relax, it isn’t a time that schools come to a stop. The district will continue to be active planning for August 19th, the first day of school, each and every day during the summer months. Read More
Congratulations to first grade student Mason White, he was the winner in this year’s Memorial Tournament Clubhouse Kids ticket design contest. He submitted his drawing to the tournament and it was voted on by the public. His design was featured on the kid’s badge during this year’s tournament. Mason won a week long tournament badge and some other gifts from the tournament.
Debra Stoner, the preschool school nurse, was awarded a Hilliard Education Foundation grant of $4,400. With the grant the school is able to purchase an otoacoustic emissions screening system. This is a hearing screening device that can be used for the noncommunicative student. This device will not only be used in the preschool but for students across the district. The Hilliard Education Foundation is a great partner to our schools.
Hilliard Station students and staff collected and repurposed water bottles to create art. Art Teacher Miss Raub helped the students with these Dale Chihuly inspired Chandeliers. Studying different forms of art is part of the sixth grade art curriculum which looks to compare and contrast visual forms of expression found throughout different regions and cultures of the world.
Join the Columbus Metropolitan Library for the Summer Reading Club! Students can earn great prizes just by reading. Hilliard City Schools knows students who read over the summer maintain important reading skills for the coming school year. Stop in to any of the 21 library locations or visit the summer reading club for more details. Reading throughout the summer will keep our students Ready for Tomorrow.
A short excerpt from one of Superintendent John Marschhausen’s recent blog postings has been published in the Best of the Blogs section of the June 2014 issue of School Administrator magazine. View the digital edition of the magazine, his post on page seven. The Hilliard City School District is proud to be led by administrators who are being recognized as the best in the education world.