Weaver Middle School welcomed six former students into their Hall of Fame. The students all graduated from Hilliard Davidson High School this past June and are in their first year of college. To be chosen the students must demonstrate characteristics of leadership, achievement and citizenship. Congratulations to:
- Stephanie Detillio and Tyler Doty for Citizenship
- Patricia Woellert and Matthias Heinz for Achievement
- Ellen Onders and Kyle Martin for Leadership
We hear a lot in education about test scores and accountability. The Hilliard City School District is committed to preparing students for success in our classrooms; we strive for academic excellence. But being Ready for Tomorrow also means preparing our students to be responsible citizens in our community today. We want young people to be tomorrow’s leaders who understand what it means to give back, to contribute to a community and to lend a hand to those in need. Read More
The kindergarten students at Alton Darby Elementary joined in the community giving spirit this week by donating toys to the Norwich Township Fire Department. This gives students a lesson in giving back to those in our community in need. Inspiring students to embrace the community is important to the Hilliard City Schools. Here is a list of what other schools have been doing this holiday season. Empowering students to better the community prepares them to be Ready for Tomorrow.
The Hilliard City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a three-year contract with the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) Local #310 during a special meeting on December 17. The agreement, which begins January 1, 2014, mirrors many aspects of the recently approved agreement with the Hilliard Education Association and ensures a fiscally responsible budget while preparing students to be ready for tomorrow. Read More
Wouldn’t it be great to know what is really involved in a profession and be able to decide if it would be a good fit for you before you go down the path? The Career Mentorship Program at the McVey Innovative Learning Center gives students this chance. Students are able to develop an understanding of how their knowledge from textbooks and experience in the classroom can translate to the responsibilities in the workplace and prepare them to be Ready for Tomorrow.
Mikayla Jewell is a junior at Hilliard Darby High School. She wants to be a journalist when she graduates. She mentored with the School-Community Relations Department. She completed this video report to explain the program and inspire more students and mentors to get involved.
The students at Hilliard Crossing Elementary are studying economics and focusing on goods, services, producers, consumers and scarcity. As a grade they decided to make holiday cards and sell them to raise money. The children are a part of the selling process with parents helpers. Each class also made a commercial to promote the sale to the school which aired on morning announcements. This meets curriculum standards in economics and math. Adding and subtracting standards and well as goods and services. They are donating profits from the sale to the Hilliard Food Bank.
Students looking for more study time are encouraged to work at the ILC after school and on weekends. Any student in grades 6-12 can work collaboratively or alone in any of the work spaces. Read More