On Thursday February 13, 2014 the National Junior Honor Society inducted 36 new members from Hilliard Memorial Middle School. To be inducted a student must have a GPA of 3.8 or higher, participate in an extra-curricular program, be active in community service, is a leader and have received at least two recognition awards. Congratulations to the following students in eighth grade: Read More
Three Hilliard seniors took part in the 15th annual Senior Interview Contest at Tolles Career and Technical Center. This is a highly competitive event in which business and industry professionals interview the students. Based on interview skills they rank the top students. Hilliard Darby senior Jacob Hitch took third place. Hilliard Bradley senior Denishia Robinson placed second. Hilliard Bradley senior Elaine Kennedy also participated. When students are empowered to excel in interviews, they are able to be Ready for Tomorrow.
The Washington Elementary students in Dara Chamberlain’s first grade class are writing book reviews using iPads. To begin, they first explored the concept of an opinion. Literacy Coach Amy Smedly had students look at real reviews and real opinion pieces written by other first grade students. The students began to write their own opinion pieces about toys, video games, food, and finally books. They then worked with Media Specialist Linda Culbertson on book reviews. Read More
Students today learn in different ways. Some enjoy traditional lectures, others prefer group projects while others prefer to work at their own pace. Regardless of the learning style, Hilliard City Schools mission is to ensure that every student is Ready for Tomorrow. In today’s classrooms, this includes online learning. More and more colleges and work places are using online classes and training sessions to convey information. Providing opportunities for students to not only learn in a style they may prefer, but to also create more flexibility in their schedules. Listen to these students talk about their options with online learning in Hilliard City Schools. You can contact Mrs. Holly Fissel, District Extensions Counselor, for more details.
Hilliard City Schools offers lots of opportunities for students to earn college credit while they are still in high school, potentially saving families thousands of dollars in college tuition. See what a difference these options made for Hilliard Bradley High School alumna Casey Hribrar. Providing options like these helps to ensure that every Hilliard Schools’ student is Ready for Tomorrow. For more information on dual enrollment opportunities check out the High School Program of Studies.