Davidson Senior Wins State Award

Sean Morrill, a Culinary Arts student at Tolles Career & Technical Center, has been selected as one of the Ohio Department of Education’s Top 15 students in career-technical education. Morrill was chosen as the top student in the career-technical field of hospitality/tourism. The criteria for selection include grade-point average, local activities and honors, college credit/industry credentials and nominator response to why the student exemplifies success now and in the future. Read More

Honoring 931 Years of Service

The Hilliard City schools would like to recognize 45 retirees from across the district who gave more than 931 years of service to Hilliard City Schools. These employees have been an important part of the school district. The district would like to acknowledge their contribution to the success and development of literally thousands of students. We want to thank each one retiring this year, and wish nothing but the best as they enter the next stage of life.

State Oratorical Champion

Heritage Middle School eighth grade student Durya Nadeem won the Optimist Oratorical Contest for the State of Ohio. Durya competed against two other Regional Winners from Centerville and Lima. She won $3,500 in college scholarships. To advance to the state finals Durya competed against students in grades seven through 12. Since its start in 1928, the Oratorical Contest has become the longest-running program sponsored by Optimist International. The contest is designed for youth to gain experience in public speaking and provide them with the opportunity to compete for a college scholarship.

Darby Athletes Read to 2nd Grade

Darby “athletes in action” have been spending time reading to second grade students at several Hilliard Schools. These students are participating in the Second and Seven Reading Program. This program provides second grade students with positive role models and teaches life lessons through a children’s book. Giving our student athletes the opportunity to teach younger students about reading and life, prepares both groups to be Ready for Tomorrow.


Hilliard Crossing Elementary is ready for the summer golf season. The physical education classes were visited by Joe and Spike of Muirfield Golf Village representing the First Tee Golf Program. The First Tee Golf Program seeks to educate students about the game of golf and to give them an opportunity to try a game that is unavailable to many. Hilliard Crossing students enjoyed a golf swing demonstration and then had the opportunity to show off their skills. To be Ready for Tomorrow means experiencing new opportunities today.

Hilliard Administrators up for Bammy Awards

Superintendent John Marschhausen, Ph. D., has been nominated for a Bammy Award for top superintendents. The nomination from a colleague says, “Dr. Marschhausen is a 21st-century leader, he keeps his students, staff, and district parents informed via social media and even took the opportunity in a recent post to answer their most commonly-asked questions. He also takes time from his schedule to schedule Twitter chats, during which he addresses comments and questions. An uncommon leader, indeed.”

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