Strong schools and strong communities go hand in hand. In this video we hear Superintendent John Marschhausen and Hilliard Mayor Don Schonhardt discuss how our excellent schools help to maintain property values and attract quality businesses to our community. Helping students grow to be the future leaders of our community is at the heart of our mission and is why we prepare student to be Ready for Tomorrow.
We are proud to announce that our One2One program is up and running and today students in grades 6 through 12 have an iPad assigned to them during the school year that they can use in class and at home. Our elementary students are also using iPads throughout the school day.
One of the big questions we still get is how are we paying for it. We did not want to incur an increase in costs in the district so we had to find a way to spend money differently. One of the advantages of having a device in each student’s hand is that some materials are no longer needed if the student can access the material digitally. So we created a plan for reductions and changes in the way we purchase materials and hardware so that those savings could be used to provide a device for each child. Read More
The Columbus Museum of Art and the Past Foundation have selected Hilliard City Schools to host a Community Cardboard Challenge for the second year in a row. The event took place over the weekend and involved many of our elementary schools. Students from the entire district were invited to attend the play day.
Students (and their parents) had the opportunity to play and experiment while learning and using their critical thinking skills. It was a morning of imagination, creative challenges, and cardboard fueled fun!
Ms. Santagata’s Writer’s Craft students were given the opportunity to personalize their work. They were able to listen to and study their favorite songs. Giving students a choice in their assignments allows them to follow their passions. They did the research and then presented their findings to their peers & principals in the Weaver courtyard. Their songs played in the background as they read with passion and purpose.
HART, Health Awareness and Recovery Together, a Hilliard Community Alliance for Mental Health Initiatives invites you to join us to learn about the opiate/heroin/substance abuse crisis in the Hilliard area. Learn how this is affecting our community, as we embrace awareness and unite to prevent one more death.
This is a problem all across the United States and we want to be at the forefront of supporting our students, parents and community. Hear testimonies from local families, your neighbors and professionals on the front line.
This Town Hall style meeting will take place at Hilliard Bradley High School, Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7 to 9 p.m. Please make time to join us as we work together to find a solution.