Westerville North High School News

RSS feed icon
Reeves named Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning; other key leadership vacancies filled Scott Reeves

Scott Reeves, who has led human resources initiatives and academic efforts for middle and high schools since joining Westerville City Schools more than a decade ago, has been selected as the district’s next Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning.

WEC hosts Night of Hope 5K on Sept. 17 WEC's Night of Hope flyer

The Westerville Education Challenge is hosting a Night of Hope 5K and Family Fun Run to promote community, education and unity to raise awareness about mental health as well as combat mental health stigmas.

WCSD annual First Time Riders event is July 30 First Time Riders event is July 30

Students and families in the Westerville City School District are invited to the annual First Time Riders event 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 30 at Whittier Elementary, 130 E. Walnut St.

Projected ending balances grow slightly in updated Five-Year Financial Forecast

Westerville City School District’s (WCSD) Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall presented Board of Education members with a slightly improved Five-Year Financial Forecast to approve during their regular meeting on May 23.  

Six WCSD high school students, grads admitted to summer program to develop entrepreneurs 2022 YEP Scholars from WCSD

Six incoming high school seniors and recent graduates at Westerville City Schools will spend the summer connecting with local tech startups and learn what it takes to start their own businesses.

WNHS grad produces song in honor of WCSD Class of 2022, graduation Grace Freeman

Westerville North High School senior Grace Freeman is marking the end of her high school career with a milestone.

WNHS incoming senior selected as correspondent for national journalism conference Amina Hodge

Amina Hodge, who will be a senior this fall at Westerville North High School, has been chosen as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2022 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.

Expiring USDA waivers end free school meal program Food service pic

The United States Department of Agriculture waivers that have provided no-cost school meals to all students across the nation expire at the end of the school year. This means Westerville City School District families will have to resume paying for breakfast and lunch school meals when students return to class after summer break. 

One Westerville Scholarship recipients for the 2021-22 school year announced 2022 One Westerville Scholarship recipients

The 2022 recipients of the One Westerville Scholarship are Leora Kayihura of Westerville Central High School, Maya Chaffin of Westerville North High School and Michael Donkor of Westerville South High School. Winners were announced at their respective Evening of Excellence events.

New Orleans cuisine firmly planted in Columbus, thanks to alumni sisters whose roots extend into Westerville’s schools and community Janvier Ward and Maxx Ohakim

District alumni Janvier Ward and Maxx Ohakim speak highly of their days in Westerville City Schools and their love of the Westerville area community. Ward, a 2002 graduate of Westerville North High School, was known for her leadership as class vice president and as a member of numerous clubs, while Ohakim, a 2008 Westerville Central graduate, was known for her prowess on the basketball court. 

WNHS juniors focus on mental health awareness as part of Central Ohio research collaborative project WNHS OSU Research Collaborative

When a group of juniors at Westerville North High School considered what change they’d want to see in their school, they focused their efforts on mental health and surveyed their peers to get a pulse on the issues they are currently facing. 

More WCSD seniors sign National Letter of Intent to play athletics in college May 2022 College Signings

Seven more Westerville City Schools seniors recently signed their letter of intent for a collegiate sport.

WSHS, WNHS students receive acting honors in 2022 CAPA Marquee Awards 2022 CAPA Marquee High School Musical Theatre Awards

Westerville South High School senior Bella Price and Westerville North High School freshman William Baumann received best acting honors during the 2022 CAPA Marquee High School Musical Theatre Awards on May 10.

Civil rights football icon Jimmy Raye speaks to WNHS history classes Jimmy Raye speaks to Westerville North history students

Westerville North High School students got a glimpse of life during the racial segregation era after a recent virtual Q&A with Jimmy Raye, the first Black quarterback from the South to win a National Championship when he played for Michigan State in 1966.

WNHS raises nearly $4,600 for the Friends of Faith Pruden Foundation 2022 Strike Out Cancer

The Westerville North High School community raised $4,594 for the Friends of Faith Pruden Foundation as part of its Faith’s Spirit Week and the Strike Out Cancer baseball and softball round-robin on April 30.

Hope Squads welcome new student leaders WCSD 2022 Hope Squad ceremony

The Hope Squads at all three Westerville high schools hosted events this week to welcome potential new student leaders for the 2022-23 school year.

WNHS Young Feminist Club unveils Dear Me project video WNHS Young Feminist Club's Dear Me project

Since November, members of Westerville North High School’s Young Feminist Club have been crafting letters to their younger selves, offering the advice and encouragement they would have given themselves about their body image and self-worth. 

Applications for Westerville Caring & Sharing back to school supply drive available starting May 10 Westerville Caring & Sharing Back to School Drive

Westerville Caring & Sharing will be offering school supplies for qualifying students for the 2022-23 school year.

Rotary Club of Westerville awards “Service Above Self” scholarships to WNHS, WSHS seniors Rotary Club of Westerville awards 2022 “Service Above Self” scholarships

Two Westerville City Schools seniors were recently awarded “Service Above Self” scholarships from the Rotary Club of Westerville for their active involvement in both school and the community.

Rotary Club of Westerville May 2022 Student of the Month Rotary Club of Westerville's May Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its May 2022 Student of the Month during its monthly meeting on May 5.

WCSD Summer Enrichment Theatre program to perform Legally Blonde the Musical UPDATED flyer for Legally Blonde the Musical

Westerville City Schools’ Summer Enrichment Theatre program is bringing “Legally Blonde the Musical” to the stage. 

Ohio sales tax holiday starts Aug. 5 Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday starts Friday, Aug. 5

Save money on your back-to-school supplies and clothing by shopping during Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday, which starts midnight Friday, Aug. 5 and runs through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7.

Twinkle, a Canine Companions service dog, is the newest addition to WSHS, WCSD Twinkle

The newest member of the Wildcat family will make its debut on Monday at the side of social worker and mental health specialist Noelle Spriestersbach.

Building-level leadership teams take shape for next school year Dr. Garrett Carter

The end of an academic year sometimes brings about change to a school district’s leadership team, particularly at the building level. With the opening of Minerva France Elementary next August, followed by Minerva Park Middle School in 2023-24, several schools will welcome new leadership team members next year.

We Are Warriors portrait project offers representation of WNHS student body We Are Warriors portrait project

The walls throughout Westerville North High School have long celebrated students for their academic and athletic achievements, as well as their contributions as a Warrior.

Feedback requested from those who attended Westerville Prepared event Westerville Prepared

Those who attended Westerville City Schools’ first-ever Westerville Prepared event on Wednesday are invited to share their feedback in an online form here. People who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card.

Feedback will be helpful in planning next year’s Westerville Prepared event.

Student artwork submissions now accepted for Youth Art & Craft Exhibit at Westerville Music and Arts Festival Westerville Music & Arts Festival

Westerville children and teens can submit artwork for the Youth Art & Craft Exhibit at the 47th annual Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music & Arts Festival.

WNHS senior signs National Letter of Intent to play athletics in college Ellie Bernard and family

Westerville North High School senior Ellie Bernard recently signed her letter of intent to cheer at Bowling Green State University.

WCSD receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction for 10th consecutive year WCSD receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction for 10th consecutive year

For the 10th consecutive year, Westerville City Schools has received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction — a rare feat among the 6,000 public entities audited by the state.

More WCSD seniors sign National Letter of Intent to play athletics in college WCSD senior letter of intent April 2022

Five Westerville City School District seniors signed their letter of intent for a collegiate sport on Wednesday.

Kiwanis Club of Westerville honors top Westerville high school scholars with 60th Annual Academic Varsity Awards Kiwanis Club of Westerville's 60th annual Academic Varsity Awards

The Kiwanis Club of Westerville recognized the top 10 graduates from Westerville Central, North and South high schools on Wednesday as part of its 60th annual Academic Varsity Awards.

WNHS welcomes three new members to Alumni Hall of Fame 2022 WNHS Alumni Hall of Fame

Westerville North High School added three members to its 2022 Alumni Hall of Fame at a special ceremony Friday.

Westerville Parent Council announces 2021-22 GEM Award recipients Westerville Parent Council logo

Westerville Parent Council and Roush Honda have announced the recipients of the 2021-22 Great Educator Mentor (GEM) Award, which is presented to individuals who go the extra mile to make a positive impact in the classroom and schools.

Diabetes Dash 5K Run/Walk organized by Westerville North student is July 24 Diabetes Dash logo

The fourth annual Diabetes Dash 5K Run/Walk originally organized by Westerville North High School student Ryan Washburn is July 24 at the Westerville Sports Complex. 

Davidson, Meyer, Nestor-Baker sworn in as members of Westerville Board of Education WCSD BOE Oath of Office Jan. 10

Newly-elected board member Kristy Meyer and re-elected board members Tracy Davidson and Dr. Nancy Nestor-Baker were sworn into office of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education at an organizational/regular meeting on Jan. 10. 

Westerville City Schools Board of Education approves meeting schedule for 2022

Westerville City School District Board of Education members approved the following 2022 meeting calendar during their Jan. 11 organizational meeting.