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Tyson Hilkert

Minerva France Families,

It's hard to believe that school starts in just a few days!  We cannot wait to welcome your students into the Falcon Family.  Our goal is to provide you the information you need in the simplest form.  If you need help with anything related to starting the school year contact the main office of Minerva France Elementary at 614-797-7500.

As we prepare for the first day I wanted to ensure you have detailed information about how arrival and dismissal will take place at Minerva France.  You may watch this short 3 minute video that details how with pictures/images of what to expect on the first few weeks of school for our arrival/dismissal routines.  Additional information about school start up including written information about our arrival and dismissal routines can be found on this webpage.

As we prepare to welcome you into the 22-23 school year there are a few important dates I wanted to make sure you are aware of including…

  • Meet the Teacher

    • 8/10/22 from 2:15pm-3:45pm

      • Officially meet your child’s new teacher

      • Drop off school supplies

      • Tour your child’s new classroom

    • PTA Chartering Meeting at 4pm in the Cafeteria

  • First Day of School Grades 1-5

    • 8/11/22

      • Arrival

        • Breakfast Begins at 8:50am

        • Main Doors open at 8:55am

        • Tardy Bell at 9:10am

      • Dismissal

        • 3:35pm

    • Please be on the lookout for more communication about arrival/dismissal routines soon.

  • Kindergarten Only

    • First day of Kindergarten is 8/16/22

      • More information about Gentle Start is available by calling the main office or contact your child's teacher

  • Curriculum Night

    • 8/25/22 from 5:30-7:30pm

    • Additional information will be shared as we start the school year

We look forward to welcoming our students into this inaugural school year at Minerva France.  If there is any way we can help support your child's transition to our new school please do not hesitate to contact me.

Go Falcons,


Tyson D. Hilkert


Minerva France Elementary

Westerville City Schools


Phone:  614-797-7500


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