New Soccer Club at Walnut Springs is Popular with Students
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During the 2015-2016 school year, Walnut Springs Middle School was proud to introduce its very first Soccer Club.  The initial idea for the club was presented to the school administrative staff by a small group of students eager for opportunities to play soccer with their peers.  Word spread quickly throughout the school about the new extracurricular activity, and soon there were between 50 and 60 pupils ready to join the team.

School’s Almost Out!
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On Thursday, May 19, the Whittier Elementary PTA brought Super Games to school, and the playground was transformed with the addition of giant inflatables and field day type games. The weather, like the students, seemed to be celebrating the end of a great school year.

South’s Ed Calo is Westerville Sunrise Rotary’s Service to Youth Recipient
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Ed Calo, head basketball coach at Westerville South High School, was surprised on May 11 when a group of Sunrise Rotarians showed up to present him with the Diane J. Conley Rotary Club of Westerville Sunrise Service to Youth award.

Westerville North Soccer Players Sign Letters of Intent for Denison and Case Western
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Friends, family members, teachers, coaches and administrators gathered in the gallery at Westerville North High School on Friday afternoon, May 6, to watch and celebrate as two soccer standouts – Riley Hammond and Jennifer Markley – signed Letters of Intent to play for Denison and Case Western Reserve universities, respectively.

Staff AppreciationStaff Appreciation Events Taking Place throughout the School District
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WCHS Reading InitiativeExtra Credit Assignment at Westerville Central Yields Spectacular Results
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Mathematics Tutoring Program Piloted by Westerville Partners for Education
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Genoa Students Proposing AmendmentGenoa Students Amend House Bill 143
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The amendment proposes making the barn the state historical architectural structure for the State of Ohio.

Middle School Mock Trial TeamsEighth Grade Westerville Students Participate in Mock Trial Competition
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July Board of Education Meeting Updates

The Westerville City School District Board of Education is scheduled to meet on July 7, 2016, and July 25, 2016.

Important Change to “Health Heroes” Flu Immunization Clinics
IMPORTANT: New Vaccination Requirements
Superintendent to Recommend New Westerville South Principal, Westerville North Athletic Director
District Encourages New Families to Enroll Children As Soon As Possible

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean the work stops in Westerville City Schools.  While some may anticipate a slower pace once the school year ends, employees at the district’s Enrollment & Family Resource Center actually hope for a significant increase to their workload and the number of enrollment applications they process over the summer months.

Westerville Students are Patient Champions in the Great Columbus Duck Race and Run

Westerville City Schools are proud to partner with The Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in support of the 5th annual Great Columbus Duck Race and Run, presented by Meijer.  This family friendly activity benefits the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Robert Frost Elementary students Megan Dickerson and Olan Ross, along with Whittier Elementary pupil Doug Spayde, are serving as Patient Champions for the event, to highlight the life-saving research and medical care that is provide by Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Updated Financial Forecast Reflects Academic Program and Service Restorations, Maintains Prior Fiscal Timelines

Westerville City School District (WCSD) Treasurer/CFO Bart Griffith presented Board of Education members with a revised financial forecast indicating the district will end Fiscal Year 2020 with a cash balance of $37.14 million.  The balance reflects expenses the district has incurred while rebuilding academic programs and services impacted by significant budget cuts approximately four years ago.  Even during this rebuilding phase, district officials have stretched the March 2012 emergency operating levy five years longer than originally projected.

District Hosts 5th Annual Middle School Chess Tournament

On May 18, each Westerville middle school sent their building Chess Club champion to participate in the Middle School Chess Tournament, hosted by Blendon Middle School.  Families, friends, and staff eagerly watched the round-robin matches.

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