Learn about Issue 58

Teaching Stem through Fairy Tales

Students from Darby Creek and Alton Darby collaborated and participated in a Fairy Tale STEM project. They two fourth grades read the story of Jack and the beanstalk and had to complete the challenge. They were tasked with building the tallest and strongest bean stalk possible with certain materials. Read More

Little Library Update

Darby Creek Elementary and Brown Elementary now have their own Little Free Libraries. A Little Free Library is a “give a book, take a book” gathering place. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book in exchange for giving a book in return. The Little Free Libraries at Darby Creek and Brown will provide students with greater access to books Read More

Power of the Team

When we commit to a course of action, we get behind it and apply ourselves with full force. No personal agendas. We will not agree on every decision, but we will commit to team decisions and align our efforts in one direction. Great things happen when we act in the best interest of the district. This requires a deep commitment to the Power of the Team. Here are the three key behaviors: Read More

Stand Up and Own It

We have an opportunity to make a difference every day; an opportunity to shape the future. This requires a Stand Up and Own It mindset characterized by three key behaviors. Our actions speak louder than our words; when we Stand up and Own It we make a difference every day for the students we serve. Read More

The Power of Culture at Hilliard City Schools

Our culture is the heart of our school system. It makes Hilliard Schools a special place to learn and work, and it gives us a unique advantage. Building and sustaining the Hilliard culture requires intentional effort from everyone in the district. The VBO is part of that effort. Read More