First Time Riders Open House

Students and parents are invited to join the Hilliard City Schools Transportation Services for a First Time Riders Open House. This fun-filled event will allow students who are new to riding a school bus to:

  • explore a school bus up close;
  • learn about bus safety;
  • take a ride;
  • meet “Buster the Bus”; and,
  • capture that first bus ride moment on camera!

Stop by anytime from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 8 at Hilliard Heritage Middle School, 5670 Scioto Darby Road in Hilliard.

Bradley Teachers Win Vision Grant from AEP

Brad Gmerek, an AP Calculus teacher, and Michael Armelie, a Mathematics and Engineering teacher, received a $500 grant from AEP to help fund a project their students participate in at the end of each school year. The goal of the project is for students to design and build a model rocket that will fly to an altitude of exactly 500 feet. Using various Calculus concepts, ideas from Physics, and skills learned through Engineering, the students research, calculate, and construct their rockets with the hopes of achieving their goals. Students are graded on a variety of academic areas: mathematic calculations, composition of a conclusion, art and design of construction and aesthetics, and engineering of design. A 3D printer is used to create the rockets’ nose cones and Read More

Teachers’ Summer Book Talk

A group of teachers from Alton Darby & Darby Creek will be collaborating this summer on ways to bring both building teams together in the coming years. This steering committee will be doing a book talk on Tuesday mornings. They will be discussing the book “Make Learning Personal.” In an effort to create a more personalized academic opportunity for each student in our district our teachers will work countless hours on their own time this summer planning for the new school year, it’s just the Hilliard Way.

Station Students Fly Space Shuttle Mission

Students from Hilliard Station attended PATHFINDER® at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center this past spring. The three-day educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and decision-making. Read More

Darby Mathletes Win Scholarships

Three members of the Darby Mathletes won either Honorable Mention or Grand Prize in a math contest held by Kent State. The contest was for any high school student and was categorized by subject, Algebra, Geometry and Advanced. Both Jacob Sims and Abhinav Gadde won Honorable Mention, meaning that they each will receive a $1,000 scholarship for Kent State. Ernest Parke won Grand Prize, he will receive a $2,000 scholarship for Kent State.

Admin Planning Session

Hilliard School Administrators met this week to continue planning for the 2015/16 school year. The goal for the sessions was to create strategic plans for next year’s leadership teams, communication, curriculum and innovation. The Hilliard Way means always looking for ways to create a better, more personalized education for your student.