For the past several years a group of Bradley High School Students in the Future Educators Club have spent time volunteering at Brown Elementary as tutors. The program was first started by Brown Teacher Sarah Huffman. This year she says there are over 60 high school students giving up their own time to work with the younger students. They will work with small groups and one on one instruction. Read More
The Hilliard City Schools Board of Education passed a resolution to designate Maria’s Message part of all three high school homecoming weeks. During the board meeting on September 22, several student leaders from each high school, along with the board of education and several administrators, took the pledge administered by Dom Tiberi. Dom and his wife lost their daughter a year ago in a distracted driving car crash. Read More
A supportive community . . . talented students . . . devoted parents . . . dedicated staff members . . . brilliant teachers . . . exceptional leaders . . . all working together to personalize education and strive to ensure every student is Ready for Tomorrow. We have so much to be proud of in the Hilliard City School District. We are truly blessed to have the opportunity to shape the future . . . to write our own story . . . each and every day. On Thursday, September 25th we will welcome visitors from Belgium, the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to the Hilliard City School District. Read More
Students of all ages are being inspired to pursue music during after school enrichment programs at Horizon Elementary. Music Teacher Margie Romine has 16 students in fourth and fifth grade participating in the Chime Choir. Another day after school she has more than 80 students from multiple grades in her Choir. During lunch she has students participating in the Recorder Club. She says this is open to students with all skill levels. She feels these opportunities are important because it gives students the chance to follow their dreams outside of the regular classroom. The groups will perform in the annual holiday concert.
Students taking the Academy EDU class at the ILC this year are working with students at Hilliard Crossing Elementary on Friday genius hours. A genius hour is used to empower students of all levels to explore their own passions. The Academy EDU students will spend time in the Crossing classrooms working with the students on their genius hour projects. This will allow the Crossing teachers time to work on their own professional development. Read More
Superintendent John Marschhausen, Chief Academic Officer Kim Halley and Director of Data and Accountability Susanne Lintz shared how Hilliard City Schools is more purposefully engaging with the community on key topics such as finances, academics and future goals during Online Lunch with the Superintendent. See first hand how the recent Community Conversation, release of the Ohio Department of Education Local Report Card and the district’s first Quality Profile are impacting our schools and community. Catch the brief presentation and listen to the great questions from community members by watching the video.
Students in fourth and fifth grade at Scioto Darby Elementary, who are nominated by teachers, have the opportunity to be part of the Choose to Lead Program. This year they have 41 students working to inspire other students by their leadership on charitable projects. They plan and host food drives for the Hilliard Food Pantry and work with Patches of Light on making Halloween bags, Valentine bags, and cards for Children’s hospital. They also hold an annual Rock-a-thon in the spring with proceeds going to Patches of Light and the Ohio Wildlife Center.