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
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.
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.
In Ohio we all know once we hit summer, we hit orange barrel season. In the Hilliard School District our operations crews will also be hard at work. You can expect to see crews working on major paving projects at Davidson and Darby High Schools. Scioto Darby Elementary is scheduled to get a new roof this summer and a new cafeteria floor for Heritage Middle School is in the works. Superintendent John Marschhausen and the operations team work hard to find ways to stretch tax dollars and prioritize the projects within the existing budgetary constraints.
Students at Hoffman Trails help start the girls have heart club this year. Working with Kristy Culp, the girls met throughout the year to discuss positive self esteem for girls, how to stand up to bullies, and how to make the right choices even if it’s harder to do so. Each club member made a heart with a positive quote for every student in the building and delivered them the last month of school. Giving students opportunities to be leaders in their schools prepares them to be Ready for Tomorrow.
The Ohio State University Office of Distance Education and eLearning recently featured the Hilliard Innovative Learning Center in a video. On their web page they discuss the opportunities Hilliard students have at the ILC and how it truly prepares them for college. They write, “The ILC is a partner school of College Ready Ohio and has blended programming with newly developed ideas to offer options for each student to find their best fit. Students from all three of the district’s high schools and middle schools are shuttled to and from the ILC every 90 minutes to participate in classes in one of our four networks: College Jump Start, Imagination, Personal Success, and Young Professionals.”