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School Board to Meet Oct. 25

The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will meet in a regular board meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville. 

WCSD names new buildings after local educator, Minerva Park community WCSD Board of Education names new buildings

The new elementary school slated to open fall 2022 has been named Minerva France Elementary School, its namesake a Westerville native who was among the first Black women to receive a library science degree.

Minerva France set precedent for Black women in library science, higher education Minerva France portrait

Minerva France was relatively unheard of in Westerville — until last year.

WCSD awarded $1.7 million grant to purchase 4,000 Chromebooks Students working on Chromebooks.

The Westerville City School District has received a $1.7 million grant through the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund to expand students’ access to technology during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Westerville South Theatre Troupe 513 presents “Bright Star” Bright Star production at Westerville South High School

The Westerville community is invited to Westerville South Theatre Troupe 513’s production of “Bright Star,” a tale of love and redemption set against the backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 1940s.

OSU Department of Mathematics hosting virtual workshops for grades 6-12 Buckeye Aha! Math Moments logo

Middle and high school students interested in exploring math topics can participate in free, virtual workshops with the Ohio State University Department of Mathematics each month.

Child Tax Credit expanded to help more families in need

The Child Tax Credit is a tax refund designed to help families with the expense of raising a child. This year, the benefit was expanded to help families with the most need, regardless of their level of income. More than 27 million children are newly eligible for the benefit.

Westerville Area Chamber now accepting nominations for 2021 awards Westerville Area Chamber logo

The Westerville Area Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Business Person, Young Leader, Veteran Champion, and Business of the Year Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Nov. 12.

Heritage eighth-grade football team embrace teammate Micah Stein celebrates running a touchdown during football practice.

For the first time since he joined Heritage Middle School’s eighth-grade football team, Micah Stein was going to play. 

His parents — Keith Stein and Lauren Faubel — watched from the home stands at the 40-yard-line at Westerville North High School’s McCann Stadium, preparing to capture the moment they didn’t think was possible.

Fouse PTO reach record fundraising totals in first-ever dance-a-thon Fouse Elementary raises more than $28,000 in dance-a-thon fundraiser

Fouse Elementary’s PTO raised more than $28,000 through their first dance-a-thon fundraiser where families, businesses and donors contributed money so students could dance during recess at school. 

Artist-in-Residence at Genoa and Heritage leaves footprint through murals Artist-in-Residence Vicki Murphy works with students at Genoa and Heritage middle schools.

The latest mural installations for Genoa and Heritage middle school have been taking shape since the start of the year in the teacher workspaces next to the art classrooms. 

Walnut Springs teachers wrap lessons around ODOT’s Paint the Plow program Walnut Springs sixth-grader Emmanuela Amagnoh paints a sign on snowplow blade as part of ODOT's Paint the Plow program.

After more than a month of research, design and working the math, a team of sixth-grade students at Walnut Springs Middle School was ready to put paint to plow.

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