Happy New Year

Hilliard City Schools’ students and staff are hard at work today. Shaking off the dust from winter break it’s now all business. These Hilliard Crossing Elementary students are working on their social studies curriculum. What a great start to the new year as we prepare our students to be Ready for Tomorrow.

Snow Days…Putting Safety First

I’ve been asked several questions about our most recent calamity days. It seems that the decision making process is a bit mysterious to some – especially the students who follow me on Twitter. There is no mystery – we put safety first, gather all available information, and make the best decision possible at the time. Here are a couple common questions from the past couple days, with my short answer to each. My goal is for our community – our parents and students – to understand the decision making process. Read More

Online Kindergarten Registration Opens January 6

The Hilliard City School District will begin Kindergarten Registration on Monday, January 6, 2014 for the 2014-15 school year. If your child will be five years of age on or before September 30, 2014, he/she is eligible to start kindergarten during the 2014-15 school year. Read More

Weaver Middle School Hall of Fame

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

Embracing Our Community

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

Community Giving

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.

Contract Agreement Stresses Conservative Financial Management and Support for Students

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