Bradley Family Connection – February 25-March 1

TESTING IS MOVED TO MARCH

Due to the snow day last week, we have moved the ACT testing day to March 12.  The same schedule will be followed:

9th grade – PreACT testing

10th grade – AIR test prep/Capstone/Naviance help sessions

11th grade – ACT testing

12th grade – Capstone/College work day out of school

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK AND BEYOND

Feb. 25  Spring Sports Parent Meeting   6 p.m. @ Bradley H.S.

Feb. 27   Ready for Tomorrow Night    6:30 p.m. @ Darby H.S.

Planning Ahead:

March 9   “BE WELL:  A Parent University Event” with Dublin Schools  CLICK HERE for more information.

CLICK HERE for a calendar of events.

FEBRUARY IS DIGITAL WELLNESS MONTH

February is Digital Wellness Month in the Hilliard City School District.  During this month you will hear, read, and watch information purposefully crafted to start conversations with young people about appropriate uses of technology. We encourage families to engage in these same conversations at home; it takes all of us working together to keep students safe and healthy.

Take a look at this week’s digital wellness family activity on SAFETY.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SENIORS

As we move further into the school year, we will periodically post information for our seniors and senior parents.  THIS DOCUMENT will provide you with information to start planning for that big day in May!

Senior Scholarships are in full swing.  There are over 30 organizations in Hilliard alone giving money to Hilliard students and deadlines are fast approaching. The list can be found on your Naviance account, which includes descriptions, deadlines and links to the scholarships. There are also paper copies in the guidance office.  Check frequently for continuous additions.  CLICK HERE for details.

FRESH BAKED FUNDRAISER!

Do you love those rolls with cinnamon butter at Texas Roadhouse?  Bradley PTO and Texas Roadhouse are joining forces to raise some “dough”.  CLICK HERE for more information.

OTHER WAYS TO DONATE

Are you too busy to participate in PTO events but you still want to help?  You can always donate to our PTO.  This money goes to helping pay for teacher meals and coffee carts.  The money also assists our students who are in need.  We hope you can help this important organization.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Be Well Registration Deadline

Priority Registration is now open for “Be Well: A Parent University Event by Dublin and Hilliard City Schools” Choose from more than 100 sessions structured around student mental health and well-being. You can register for sessions in either district.  This free event will take place at Darby High School and the Dublin Emerald Campus.  You can come for one session or stay all day!  Lunch will be provided free of charge for those registering with us.  Priority registration will close March 1.

Thoughtexchange Results

Hilliard City Schools engaged our community in an exchange about preparing our sixth graders for success. We invited participants to share thoughts and rate the thoughts of others. You can now see the results of that exchange using our interactive webpage.

Digital Wellness Month

 February is Digital Wellness month in Hilliard City Schools. Each week we will take a look at a different topic. Go to the Digital Wellness page to see some activities that families could use at home around being healthy and safe in the digital world.

This week we will be focused on Digital Safety.

Hilliard’s Transition Resource Fair

 Transition night is a free resource fair for students with disabilities and their families. It is designed to assist with future planning. This event will be in an Open House format so please join us to learn more about Adult Day Programs, Supported Living Options, Transportation, Home Care Services, Wills Estates and Trusts, Guardianship, Local Recreational Options, Employability and State Agency Support.  The event will take place on February 26 from 4:30-6:30pm at Darby High School.

Hilliard Education Foundation Denim & Diamonds Event

Come dance the night away while making a difference for Hilliard Schools’ students at the fantastic Denim & Diamonds event, benefiting the Hilliard Education Foundation.  This fun filled evening features:

  • Live band, The Martini Affair;
  • Heavy Hors D ’Oeuvres;
  • Cash bar; and,
  • Silent auction.

The event takes place on Friday, March 8 from 7-11 p.m. at the Columbus Vue.  To purchase tickets or view sponsorship opportunities please visit the HEF webpage.

 Ready for Tomorrow Career Night

 Please join Hilliard City Schools and Dawson for a night to connect students and families with select businesses and colleges in our region for career exploration and job opportunities.  Our second annual Ready for Tomorrow Career Night will take place on Wednesday, February 27 at Darby High School.

Students, parents and community members will learn about opportunities available after high school.  We will have dozens of companies on hand to discuss career pathways, job readiness, tuition reimbursements and workforce experience programs.  The event will run from 6:30 until 8pm.