ILC Students Produce Segment for WBNS 10TV

This past weekend we had a group of Academy Vibe students complete a great opportunity for authentic learning. Trevor Torrence first took his students to WBNS for a behind the scenes look at several potential television careers. They also learned how they could produce a TV segment for their Football Friday Night program. Read More

Tharp Book Tasting

We don’t usually hear about students tasting books, but at Tharp that’s exactly what they are doing! Book Tasting is an event that introduces students to new titles and genres. Students have the opportunity to move around the restaurant (classroom) and experience titles they may not have heard of Read More

Working Together to Tackle Big Problems

Our district has been intentional in language we use to talk about what is important in our school community. We have focused on three core values that we expect from ourselves as educators and from the students in our classrooms. We strive for alignment in both our language and our actions. Yes, our words matter – and yes, our actions matter more. We must not only talk the talk, but we must walk the walk.

In the Hilliard City Schools our three core values are: Read More

We are Ready for Tomorrow

In Hilliard, we use many tools to measure our students’ growth. This week, the Ohio Department of Education will release its annual Local School Report Cards. This is merely one tool, one set of data that is used.

We know there is so much more to a child’s learning and growth than what is measured on this report card, which offers only a limited snapshot on a handful of indicators. Instead, let us look at the ways we are empowering our young people more than ever before.

In Hilliard City Schools, we have: Read More

Hilliard Grad and Veteran Helps Weaver Students with the Big Picture

AJ Muscaro, a previous Hilliard Davidson graduate returned from his nine-month deployment to Afghanistan this summer. He spent two days guest speaking for Mrs. Muscaro’s Personal Decisions classes at Weaver Middle School. His lesson included personal stories from his own childhood as well as from overseas. He discussed adversity, labels, resiliency, grit, and complacency. Read More