The Hilliard City Schools’ Board of Education met during a regular meeting on Monday, February 10, 2014. The following highlights some of the major items discussed and decided. For additional information about the board, visit the district’s website at www.hilliardschools.org.
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.
Hilliard City Schools’ teachers are at the core of our excellence and create great opportunities for students. Some of them choose to come back to our schools to continue this tradition for other students. Listen to Hilliard Darby High School alumna Katherine Hueter and how she was Ready for her Tomorrow because of Hilliard City Schools, but more importantly how she is now creating excellence for her students today so that they are Ready for their Tomorrow.
As many of you know, I have an active Twitter feed @drjcm and the district maintains an active Twitter feed @HilliardSchools and a Hilliard City Schools Facebook page. Many of you, especially students, posed some interesting comments and questions on these social media channels this week. While I can’t possibly answer every Tweet or post, here are a couple answers to commonly asked questions. Read More
Congratulations to Hilliard Heritage Middle School eighth grade student Ryan Cochran. His video for the Ohio Digital Learning Day Competition received the second highest number of votes in the state. Ohio Digital Learning Day celebrates Ohio’s commitment to increasing student access to quality digital and blended learning. Ryan produced the video in his Media Explorations class. You can see his video here. When students take what they learn in the classroom and excel in competitions outside the district, it shows they are Ready For Tomorrow.