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New Westerville South class supports Hope Squad program, student leaders Hope Squad leaders at Westerville South High School preparing ribbons for National Suicide Prevention Week

From the school walls to the student section at the Friday football game, all of Westerville South High School has been spreading the word about suicide prevention. 

Applicants sought to serve on district’s audit committee

The Westerville City School District’s Board of Education is seeking applicants for three open positions on its audit committee, which serves as a professional link between the Board and external auditors. 

Five Westerville seniors named semifinalists for the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program

Five Westerville seniors are semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a recent announcement by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

Westerville South Theatre creates Alice in Wonderland experience for children of all ages WSHS Theatre creates Alice in Wonderland experience for kids of all ages

Westerville South High School Troupe 513 is kicking off its 2021-22 season with "Alice in Wonderland: the experience."

Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Board of Education candidate forum Westerville Area Chamber logo

The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum for the four Westerville City School District Board of Education candidates running in the Nov. 2 election.

Scioto Area Corps Cooperating Association hosts race on Alum Creek Dam Race for the Alum Creek Dam on Oct. 23

The Scioto Area Corps Cooperating Association is hosting its Just Another Dam Race on Oct. 23 at Alum Creek Dam. The race features a 5K race as well as a 1-mile fun run.  All proceeds will benefit improvements in the park. 

Westerville high schools recognize 20-year anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks Westerville North creates video to observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11

When asked to organize an observance of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the social studies department at Westerville North High School came to a few conclusions:

  • Teaching the event has changed over time as more and more students in school today had not been born when it happened. 

  • Teachers and students alike have experienced a lot in the last 18 months because of the pandemic and the department didn’t want to add one more traumatic, triggering event to their consciousness.

Genoa eighth-grader among Ohio Art Market’s featured artists Genoa Middle School student Addison Shoults

Genoa Middle School eighth-grader Addison Shoults has always been drawn to art, diving into different mediums such as painting and cross-stitching. 

When the state shut down schools at the start of the pandemic last year, she used her time at home to merge the two art forms — with satisfying results. 

With more than 50 pieces completed, Shoults is among the several local artists whose works are currently on display and for sale at the Ohio Art Market in Uptown Westerville. At 13, she was the youngest artist to participate in an outdoor event throughout Uptown last Friday where Ohio Art Market artists conducted live art demonstrations and shared how they create their works.

WNHS junior selected to the College Board National African American Recognition Program Westerville North High School student Tahira Johnson

Westerville North High School junior Tahira Johnson has been selected to the College Board National African American Recognition Program, which recognizes African American students across the country based on their PSAT or AP scores.

Westerville Parent Council hosts Fall Truck Festival Oct. 16 Westerville Parent Council's Fall Food Truck Festival

The Westerville Parent Council (WPC) is hosting a Fall Food Truck Festival to support scholarships for Westerville students and WPC programming.

The festival is 4-8 p.m. Oct. 16 at Westerville North High School’s parking lot. 

Learn more about the council here.

Westerville VFW Post 7783 accepting submissions for national youth, teacher recognition programs VFW logo

The Westerville Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7783 is accepting submissions for the national VFW youth programs as well as nominations for teachers who promote civic responsibility and patriotism.

Westerville North’s Purple Star designation renewed for commitment to serving military families Purple Star designation logo

Westerville North High School has been awarded a Purple Star designation for its commitment to serving military families, a renewal of an honor the school received from the Ohio Department of Education in 2018.

Westerville South was awarded the designation last year and Westerville Central received the designation in 2019.

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