Time for Reflection

As Olaf reminds us . . . “the summer breeze blows away a winter storm” . . . we are in the midst enjoying the summer sun, family vacations, and “just letting off steam.”

Well . . . at least many of the children are letting off steam. I am hopeful that as adults we take some time to enjoy the longer days, find time for much needed rest and relaxation, and find time to reflect and recharge. Read More

Throwback Thursday – Blended Learning Lessons for Teachers

In Hilliard City Schools, we believe that blended learning should create an environment where students and teachers learn and teach more effectively. In order to have a successful roll out of our One2One program our teachers have been spending time in the classrooms. They are learning best practices for using iPads in classes for instruction every day. Empowering teachers to be the best they can be creates environments for our students to become Ready for Tomorrow.

Professional Conference Slated for August

Hilliard City Schools is once again proud to host the Ohio Innovative Learning Environments Conference. This is one of the most unique and inspiring conferences available for our teachers and administrators, as well as those from all across the state. Those who attend will gain valuable insights into innovative educational practices and incorporate new ideas into their classrooms, schools or districts! Read More

Hilliard Students Experience Life on Campus

For three weeks this summer eight Hilliard students will attend Kenyon College. There are a total of 35 student from across the United States participating in the program, and eight are from right here. For some of the students this is the second year in the program, they will receive college credit for their course work. The other students, attending for the first time, will get to experience life on a college campus. This opportunity will open doors for these students and help prepare them to be Ready for Tomorrow.

High School Students Visit Costa Rica

As part of a Global Student Leaders Summit some Hilliard High School students visited Costa Rica over spring break. The global leadership summit is designed to bring student leaders together from around the world to solve today’s complex issues. This is a one-of-a-kind educational experience that will truly set participants apart from their peers and prepare them to be Ready for Tomorrow. The Summit in Costa Rica addressed Environmental Sustainability. The keynote speaker for the conference was Jane Goodall, pictured here with the student interns. Maddy Bell also in the in the picture with Goodall, was chosen as one of the presenters during the summit and her project was chosen as a top 10 finalist. Hilliard City Schools will participate in the Global Student Leaders Summit in Dubai in March 2016.

Throwback Thursday – What is the Hilliard Way

Over the past few months we launched a video series defining what the Hilliard Way is to our district. The Hilliard Way is more than a tag line; it’s how we ensure excellence for our students and community. In this first video we hear Superintendent John Marschhausen define how we prepare all students to be Ready for Tomorrow. You can see then entire series here, on our district home page.