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Service Learning at Darby Creek Elementary

The fifth grade students at Darby Creek Elementary are participating in See Kids Dream, a service-learning program that focuses on encouraging long-term civic engagement. See Kids Dream is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower youth with the skills, motivation and confidence to make our world a better place in collaboration with central Ohio educators and other non-profit community organizations. Read More

Creating a New Learning Experience at JW Reason

The fifth graders at JW Reason Elementary are participating in an innovative and exciting weekly learning experience. As an extension of JW Youniversity, they are spending 20% of their week engaging in non-traditional learning experiences that centers on creating.

Upon returning from winter break back in January, the fifth graders were told that they are going to make JW Reason a better place by creating something. This “something” was one of three options: a school newspaper, a lending library box or a school garden. Each JW Youniversity course was designed to focus on either the state standards for science, math or language arts. Students chose the weekly course that fit their passion, enhanced their learning and intrigued them the most. The three courses are: Read More

Hilliard Education Foundation Casino and Craft Beer Night

Please join the Hilliard Education Foundation for this charity event that is one of Hilliard’s best parties with more than 350 attendees expected! Welcome in the spring while helping the Foundation raise money for grants for our students. The proceeds from this event provide the largest portion of our funding for innovative grants in our schools. This year’s event is Friday, April 7 at the Makoy Center from 6-9:30pm. Read More

Darby Student to Lead State Organization

Esam Hammoudi got involved in Key Club his sophomore year and has been an invaluable member. Last year he was elected to be the Lieutenant Governor of our division as a junior. His job consisted of developing a division project for the 13 schools in our division. He also was there to help the clubs develop their programs. This year he has been elected Governor of the Ohio District of Key Club International. He will be responsible for all the Key Clubs in the state of Ohio. His goal is to grow Key Club across the state. We are proud to recognize the outstanding efforts of this young man and wish him well in his leadership position in the state.

Horizon Wins National Award

We are proud to announce that Horizon Elementary has been awarded a First Place Magna Award.

Sponsored by the National School Boards Association, the Magna Awards recognize school districts and their leaders for taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of students and their communities.

This year’s three grand prize, 15 first place, and 15 honorable mention winners were selected by an independent panel of school board members, administrators, and other educators from more than 200 submissions in three enrollment categories: under 5,000 students, 5,000 to 20,000 students, and over 20,000 students.