We live in a world dominated by absolutes – a world that is lived at the extremes.
We live in a world focused on the immediate – a world that doesn’t want to wait.
We live in a world that is fast to blame, slow to forgive – a world that seeks the silver bullet at the expense of the process.
The extremes – the immediacy and the blame – that so often dominate our world today often fly in the face of innovation, of problem solving . . . of learning itself. Learning isn’t always immediate; learning is a process. Learning requires experiences and learning requires ownership. Read More
Hilliard City Schools cares about the community in which we live and work. During this time of year there are many programs that the staff and the students participate in to help local families. Our families inspire us when they join in and help. Each school found a way to give back that is unique to their community. When students and staff work together to create a better community it shows that we are Ready For Tomorrow. Here is a list of some of the holiday season fundraisers.
Band members at Hilliard Memorial Middle School played several holiday selections during their holiday open house. Here is a list of upcoming musical concerts in the district. Everyone is welcome to attend any or all events.
- Darby Celebration Concert – Wednesday December 11, 7 p.m.
- Bradley Winterfest Concert – Wednesday December 11, 7 p.m.
- Darby Celebration Concert – Thursday December 12, 7 p.m.
- Bradley Winterfest Concert – Thursday December 12, 7 p.m.
- Davidson Holiday Choir Concert – Sunday December 15, 2 p.m.
- Davidson Alumni Concert – Sunday December 15, 5 p.m.
- Weaver Middle School Orchestra Concert – Monday December 16, 7 p.m.
Avery Elementary School engages students in STEM and robotic activities with innovative science lessons. Two Avery Robotic Teams competed in the First Lego League Regional Tournament at Columbus State. Read More
Steven Covey identified the importance of listening in his Seven Habits of Highly Effective People when he stated, “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” Effective leaders are able to cultivate relationships and to understand the people with whom they interact. As we work together, to support a common vision and mission, we must first listen and gather information.
The Hilliard area is a diverse community and as a school district we strive to embrace our differences. Our diversity is one of our greatest strengths and prepares our students for success as adults. Young people in the Hilliard City School District develop an appreciation, an authentic respect, for our differences. The Hilliard Way embraces diversity and cultivates acceptance. Read More
Hilliard City Schools is committed to creating opportunities for staff to learn and grow. Late start days give staff members the opportunity to work on districtwide professional development. The focus for the December late start included First Aid training, Safety and Crisis training, Student Learning Objectives (SLO’s) and Positive Behavior Intervention Systems (PBIS). Preparing students to be Ready For Tomorrow is the reason Hilliard City Schools works so hard on professional development.
Congratulations and stay warm to four Hilliard Schools high school students who were selected for the Macy’s Great American Marching Band and will march in the parade today in New York City. Read More