Summer Isn’t an End . . . It’s a beginning

Summer has a special place in our society. From Alice Cooper’s Schools out for Summer to The Summer of ’69 with Bryan Adams there is a certain magic about the warm, long sun filled days of summer.

Without a doubt summer is a change of pace for those of us that work in schools. One of my favorite aspects of summer is golf shirts verse dress shirts, ties and suits. While summer is certainly a time to relax, it isn’t a time that schools come to a stop. The district will continue to be active planning for August 19th, the first day of school, each and every day during the summer months. Read More

Hilliard Crossing Student Designs Memorial Tournament Kid’s Badge

Congratulations to first grade student Mason White, he was the winner in this year’s Memorial Tournament Clubhouse Kids ticket design contest. He submitted his drawing to the tournament and it was voted on by the public. His design was featured on the kid’s badge during this year’s tournament. Mason won a week long tournament badge and some other gifts from the tournament.

Preschool Nurse Receives Grant

Debra Stoner, the preschool school nurse, was awarded a Hilliard Education Foundation grant of $4,400. With the grant the school is able to purchase an otoacoustic emissions screening system. This is a hearing screening device that can be used for the noncommunicative student. This device will not only be used in the preschool but for students across the district. The Hilliard Education Foundation is a great partner to our schools.

Hilliard Station Art Project

Hilliard Station students and staff collected and repurposed water bottles to create art. Art Teacher Miss Raub helped the students with these Dale Chihuly inspired Chandeliers. Studying different forms of art is part of the sixth grade art curriculum which looks to compare and contrast visual forms of expression found throughout different regions and cultures of the world.

Summer Reading Program

Join the Columbus Metropolitan Library for the Summer Reading Club! Students can earn great prizes just by reading. Hilliard City Schools knows students who read over the summer maintain important reading skills for the coming school year. Stop in to any of the 21 library locations or visit the summer reading club for more details. Reading throughout the summer will keep our students Ready for Tomorrow.

Best of the Blogs

A short excerpt from one of Superintendent John Marschhausen’s recent blog postings has been published in the Best of the Blogs section of the June 2014 issue of School Administrator magazine. View the digital edition of the magazine, his post on page seven. The Hilliard City School District is proud to be led by administrators who are being recognized as the best in the education world.

Brown Elementary Students Create Mural

The students at Brown worked with an artist in residence and Art Teacher Miss Murdock to create a mosaic tile mural. This is displayed at the front entrance of the school. This was a collaborative project in which every student at Brown took part in. This is a piece of art that will proudly be displayed at Brown for years to come!