Bradley Art Students Showcase Mural in Columbus

Hilliard Bradley Art students were invited in August 2015 by Reese Brothers Productions to design a mural to be one of multiple murals permanently installed in the downtown Vine Street Parking Garage. A group of 17 advanced art students from Photography 2Three, Portfolio and Ceramics Four started designing the 5-foot by 10-foot mural in November 2015 and finished it up this year. The mural was designed to represent numerous Read More

Norwich University

Norwich University is a special time during the school day set aside two times a month devoted to allowing students to explore passions, interests, and dreams. During this time, the entire staff is teaching passion driven classes and courses to help ignite interests in our students. Some examples of the classes are, “Just Dance, Future Movie Critics, Art and Illustration, Sign Language, Young Scientist Club, Yoga, Animal Palooza, Greeting Card Design, Build It, Warrior Dash and Team Games, Song Writing, and Making Websites! In the words of a first grader after completing her Yoga class she said, “That was AWESOME!” Being Ready for Tomorrow means helping students discover their passions and how through their passion they can become lifelong learners.

Horizon Students Blogging with Columbus State Students

Fifth grade students have been working with Columbus State Community College students on a joint blogging project. All the students read the same book and the Columbus State students have been guiding the fifth graders through questions along the way. They respond back and forth through KidBlog. While this project has been going on for a few years, this spring they added a new layer. The CSCC students and teacher met the fifth graders at Horizon. This opportunity gives our Hilliard students the chance to interact with college students and to see what life after high school can look like.

The Avery Community Learning Garden – Come See What’s Growing

The Focus students in grades 2-5 from Avery, Ridgewood and the 4/5 from Brown have been doing Project Based Learning on developing a community garden. Their research has been used by the PTO to decide on a type of raised garden bed. The students have researched types of plants to grow, and when and how to grow them. Currently, they have cool season plants started under grow lights in the Focus classroom.

These past few weeks required tasks included putting down layers of Read More

Construction Management Request for Proposal

Qualifications for construction management (CM) services in an agency role will be received by Hilliard City Schools to provide on-going CM services for current and future permanent improvement (PI) projects to maintain and upgrade District facilities, as well as planning and programming in preparation for a significant capital program that may be funded as early as November 2016 through a bond issue. A selection process is underway for a design professional to serve as the District’s architect-of-record for current and future PI projects. CM services will begin immediately upon selection and will continue for as long as the District wishes to use the CM’s services; for individual projects, CM services include pre-construction activities; will extend through the construction and post-construction phases and will include, under terms to be agreed to with the Owner, review and input during the design phases, assistance in bidding and evaluating bids, scheduling, coordination and review of contractor work and close-out of the Project.

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Design Professional Request for Proposal

Hilliard City Schools is accepting qualifications from design professionals to serve as the District’s architect of record for current and future permanent improvement projects and specifically at this time to provide assistance with programming and planning for a future capital project. Services will begin immediately upon selection. The District will also establish a qualifications file for other architects, engineers, landscape architects, and surveyors that may provide needed services for PI projects when the cost of services will be less than $50,000. Read More