District News

Annehurst’s Cathy Monteiro is 104.9 the River’s First Ever “Classroom Hero” 104.9 the River’s First Ever “Classroom Hero”
Moving Up Nights to Focus on Incoming Sixth Grade Students
Emerson Student Brayden Burgess Wins Westerville City Schools LEGO Competition Westerville City Schools LEGO Competition
Ten to Receive Westerville City Schools A+ Awards during April 22 Board Meeting
Schools Closed on Good Friday
Walnut Springs Middle School Takes First Place at 8th Grade Battle of the Books Walnut Battle of the Books
School Board to Meet in April
Dr. Nancy Nestor-Baker is Recognized by the Ohio School Boards Association
Westerville Scholarship Foundation Announces Students Selected for Scholarships
Rupert the Puppet is Master of Ceremonies for Alcott’s First March Madness of Reading Rupert the Puppet
Artwork by South Students Selected for Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition
Westerville North’s Orchestra and Choir Earn Superior Ratings at OMEA Events
Fouse Elementary’s New Mural Reflects the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Individuals Mural
Westerville North’s International Club Hosts Seventh Annual Cultural Celebration
Blendon Students Have Some Fun While Raising Money for Neighborhood Bridges Pie in face
Westerville North’s Andrew Dellasanta Signs On to Play Baseball at Urbana University Dellasanta Signs On to Play
Spring Session of the Westerville Drum Club Begins on April 4
Robert Frost Archery Club Participating in Charity Shoot to Benefit St. Jude’s Hospital Archery Club
Westerville South High School Recognizes Cats with Class Cats with Class
Westerville Middle Schoolers Advance to National History Day Statewide Competition
Genoa Middle School Team Places Fifth at MATHCOUNTS State Competition Genoa MATHCOUNTS Team
Starry Night on “Pause” for 2019; Volunteers Needed
Board and Superintendent Recognize Heritage Future City Competition Champions Heritage Future City Champions
Rotary Club of Westerville Names March Students of the Month
Wilder Elementary Trail Blazers Help School and Community Wilder Trail Blazers
Americanism & Government Test Top Scorers Honored by Board of Education Americanism & Government Test Top Scorers
Westerville South High School Concert Bands Excel at OMEA District Contest South High School Concert Bands
Patriot’s Pen, Voice of Democracy Winners Lauded by Board and Superintendent Voice of Democracy Winners
Westerville North’s Erica Mobley to Run Cross Country at Ohio Northern Erica Mobley
Four Westerville Educators in the Running for 2019 Teacher of the Year Westerville Educators in the Running for 2019 Teacher of the Year; Abby DeChant, Scott Delligatti, Jim Ledford and Caitlyn Maloy. 
Westerville Middle Schools Celebrate Black History Month Middle School Black History Month
Alcott First Graders Celebrate the Release of A Smile is Contagious CD Release of A Smile release
School Board to Meet in March
Westerville Schools Observe Read Across America Week Wilder pirates
Robert Frost Family Book Club Generates Discussion between Parents, Students, Teachers Robert Frost parents
Westerville North Spearheads National Theatre Education Awareness Campaign
Westerville South High School Educators Earn OCTELA Presentation Award Detrick and Spriestersback
Westerville Central’s Brown Bag Diversity Dialogues Encourage Discussion, Reflection Brown Bag Diversity Dialogue
Westerville South Grad Maria Hadden Elected 49th Ward Alderman in Chicago
McVay Fifth Grade Student Izzy Studebaker Named Principal for a Day McVay Principal for a Day
Annehurst Counselor Claudia Redd is Sunrise Rotary’s March Service to Youth Recipient Claudia Redd
Former Westerville North Educator Karen Harper Becomes a Best-Selling Author
OSU Professor Betty L. Anderson Visits Eighth Grade Students for STEM Activity Dr. Betty Anderson
Blendon Middle School Celebrates Second Quarter Renaissance Students Renaissance Students
Cherrington Elementary School’s Family Engagement Night Draws Enthusiastic Crowd Cherrington families view student work hanging in the halls of the school.
Westerville High School Students Perform in Stirring Black History Month Assemblies Black History Month Performer
Westerville Community Makes a Striking Difference at the 2019 Bowl-A-Thon Monica Brown
School Board to Meet in March
Pig Kissing Pep Rally at McVay Results in Generous Donation for Happy Trails Sanctuary McVay Principal Jim Swain exchanges a kiss with a pig.
Career Day at Walnut Springs Helps Students Focus on Future Goals Mandy Root-Thompson
Fifth Grade Energy Fairs Illuminate Understanding about Science and Conservation Fifth Grade Energy Fair
Schools Close for Spring Break
Cherrington Elementary Students Jump for Jazz Students Jump for Jazz
Award Winning Author Jason Reynolds Visits Spirit Club Students at Genoa Jason Reynolds
Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Winners Recognized by Westerville Board of Education Martin Luther King, Jr Award Winners
Four Scholarships Awarded to Westerville Middle School Girls for Be WISE Camp
Jeffrey McMillan is Rotary’s February Service to Youth Recipient Service to Youth recipient Jeffrey McMillan
Winter Graduates Receive their High School Diplomas 18-19 Winter Graduates
Cherrington Principal Andy Heck is City BBQ’s “Hero of the Month” Andy photo and nomination at City BBQ
Westerville North Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Compete at Collegiate Level King & Tillman
Hanby Hawk Takes Over Uptown to Win Principal’s Bowling Challenge Hanby Hawk
Cherrington Elementary’s First Father Daughter Dance Benefits All Pro Dads Program Father Daughter Dance
Westerville Education Foundation Names Teachers of the Month for February
Westerville City School District Mourns the Passing of Former Superintendent Dr. George Tombaugh
More than 100 Students Compete at 2019 Westerville Middle School Science Fair Science Fair
Westerville Students Selected as Outstanding Young Women by Zonta Club of Columbus
Genoa Middle School Competitors Excel at MathCounts Chapter Competition
Mark Twain Service Club Assists Marine Corps Family Support Community student and his mother pack boxes
Former Westerville Educator Todd Stoll to Conduct at All-National Honor Ensembles
McVay Families “Roll out the Red Carpet” for Books that are Movies A student and his dad
Students/Educators Honored for Passage of the Long Sought-After “Barn Bill” Students/Educators Honored
Meteorologist Andrew “Buck” Michael Visits Inquisitive Heritage Social Studies Students Andrew “Buck” Michael talking to students
Westerville Central Student Emily Enyame Qualifies for State Poetry Out Loud Contest
Alcott’s Linda Amici Recognized by the Westerville City Schools Board of Education Linda Amici
Westerville North’s Trinity Hassey Signs Letter of Intent to Play Soccer at Rio Grande Hassey is pictured with father and mother
Westerville Central Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Compete at Collegiate Level Westerville Central student athletes
Central and Genoa Volleyball Teams Raise $750 for Stefanie Spielman Fund
Transportation Personnel Commemorate National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day Transportation Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
Eric Marlow Visits Emerson and Hanby to Teach Kids How to Use Recyclables for Art Artist Eric Marlow
Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Snyder Speaks at Westerville North Wrestling Banquet Team USA wrestler Kyle Snyder
Student Athletes at Westerville South Sign Letters of Intent to Compete at Collegiate Level South students sign letters of intent.
Rotary Club of Westerville Names February Students of the Month
Westerville North’s Riley Welsheimer to Play Soccer for Ohio Wesleyan University Riley Welsheimer
Westerville North’s Nick Martz Performs in All-State Choir Tenor Nick Martz
Westerville Ed Foundation Sip & Sketch Brings out the Picasso in Local Celebrities Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer
Alcott’s Music Watch Week Spreads Joy among Students and their Families Kristen Wright instructs fifth grade students
Fouse, Alston Awards Given During Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast
Running Phenom Bob Kennedy is Westerville North’s First Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Bob Kennedy expresses is appreciation for being enshrined into Westerville North's new Athletic Hall of Fame
M.O.D.E.L Mentoring Hosts Second Annual Girls in STEM Day STEM activities in the Engineering SHOP
Nine Westerville Students to Perform in 2019 OSU Middle School Honor Band Festival
Wilder Elementary School’s Family Culture Night Draws 200 Participants Wilder Elementary Family Culture Night
911 Hero Michael Benfante Visits North to Encourage Students to Connect, Prepare 911 Hero Michael Benfante Visits North
Cherrington Students who met their Lexia Goal Rewarded with Bounce House Party Cherrington Students with Bounce House Party
Westerville North Athletes Grace Heighway and Katie Koch Sign Letters of Intent North Athletes
Otterbein Panel Meets with Westerville Central Students to Discuss College Readiness Otterbein Panel
COSI on Wheels Brings Simply Chemistry Program to Students at Cherrington Elementary COSI at Cherrington
Westerville North’s Jovonni Auddino to Play Soccer at Marietta College Jovonni
Mark Twain Earns $400 from Lions Club for Successful Showing in Rudolph 5K Run Rudolph Run winners
Heritage Middle School Repeats as Future City State Champions Future City State Champions
Westerville City Schools Board of Education Approves Meeting Schedule for 2019
State Farm and OASC Join Forces to Provide Student Leadership Opportunities State Farm
Westerville’s Scott Dorne to Receive the OATCCC 2019 Ed Barker Award scott dorne
2018 Americanism and Government Test Winners Honored by American Legion
Westerville City Schools Releases its 2017-2018 Annual Report, Where You Belong Cover of the Westerville City Schools 2017-2018 Annual Report
Westerville Parent Council Honors PTA Reflections Winners
Small but Mighty McVay Kindergartners Raise $745 for RESCUEDohio RESCUEDohio
Emerson Robotics Team Wins Performance Honor, Coach/Mentor Award Emerson Challengers
Perseverance Pays – Student Created Barn Bill Finally Passes after Five Year Wait
District Updates Spring 2019 Testing Calendar Dates for Middle School Students
McVay Students Send “Snow Storm of Kindness” to Victims of Hurricanes and Fires Snow Storm of Kindness
Annual Straw Tower Design Challenge Winners Announced Blendon winners
Ohio Learning Hub Launched to Offer Resources on Effective Teaching Practices
Student Artwork to be Displayed at Audubon Center in February and March Student Artwork
Westerville North Grad Christian McGee Awarded $100,000 OSU President’s Prize Westerville North Grad Christian McGee
State Board of Education Bestows Honors on Two Westerville Elementary Schools
South Thespians take Charlotte’s Web on Successful Road Tour to Elementary Schools Wilbur the Pig
Westerville Central’s Dontay Hunter to Play Football at Purdue University Dontay Hunter
Genoa Students Write 985,772 Words for National Novel Writing Month
Battelle Engineer John Monahan Captivates Students at Heritage Middle School John Monahan
Cherrington Elementary Gets Buddy Bench to Encourage Inclusion Cherrington’s Buddy Bench
Literacy Skills Students at Genoa Middle School Exposed to Real Life Choices Literacy Skills Students at Genoa Middle School
Westerville High Schools Bring in More than $38,500 for Caring and Sharing Caring and Sharing festivities
Award Winning Project VOICE Poet Phil Kaye Visits Walnut Springs Middle School Phil Kaye performing at Walnut Springs
Emerson Celebrates Computer Science Week with the Hour of Code Hour of Code
Whittier’s Winter Spectacular Fosters Holiday Spirit among Audience Members Whittier Winter Spectacular