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Moving Up Nights to Focus on Incoming Sixth Grade Students

Westerville City Schools invites incoming sixth grade students and their parents to attend Moving Up Night, an evening of orientation focused on the transition from elementary to middle school. 

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Bette Marschall Grant Applications Accepted Through April 30

Applications for monetary grants from The Bette Marschall Education Fund of The Columbus Foundation are being accepted for worthy 2015-2016 school-year projects not otherwise supported within the school budget.  The grants are available to teachers, students, administrators, and non-teaching staff within the Westerville City School District. The submission deadline is April 30, 2015. 

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Westerville Safety City Program Registration Begins April 20

Beginning on April 20, parents of children who will be attending kindergarten this fall can register their youngsters for Westerville Safety City.  The program will be held Monday through Friday, June 1-12, at Robert Frost Elementary School, which is located at 270 North Spring Road.  Two sessions will take place each day – one in the morning from 9:30-11:30 a.m., and one in the afternoon from 12:30-2:30 p.m.

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Fouse Student Wins Top Honors at Ninth Annual Lego Competition

Third grade Fouse Elementary School student Evelyn Clark was named Overall Grand Winner at the ninth annual Westerville City Schools Lego Competition held March 21 at Heritage Middle School.

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Nine to Receive Westerville City Schools A+ Awards

At the Westerville City Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 13, nine exemplary employees will receive A+ Awards.

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Starry Night Family Learning Festival Returns to Westerville

On Sunday, April 12, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the Westerville Partners for Education (WPE) will host the 3rd annual “Nationwide Children’s Hospital Starry Night” family learning festival at Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd.  The festival will offer dynamic learning experiences with experts from Columbus’ premier educational and non-profit organizations. Geared toward students in preschool through 8th grade and their caregivers and families, the event highlights motion at all scales—from microscopic to cosmic—with the 2015 event theme, “Movement.”

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GEM Award Winners Announced by Westerville Parent Council and Roush Honda

Now in its twelfth year, the GEM Awards program (Great Educator Mentor) recognizes those who consistently go above and beyond for students in Westerville schools.

Each building solicits nominations and a building committee comprised of staff and parents selects an honoree.  In addition, a committee with district-wide representation selects one business/organization recipient as well as individuals for contributions that impact more than one building or the district as a whole.

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Special Guests Help Wilder Students Celebrate Read Across America

To celebrate Read Across America, Wilder Elementary staff invited members of the Westerville community to come into the building and read to students on Friday morning, March 6. Each participant was encouraged to share their love of reading by bringing their favorite picture book.

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Schools Close for Spring Break

Classes will not be held in the Westerville City School District from March 30 through April 3, 2015 – Spring Break.  Classes will resume at normal starting times on Monday, April 6.

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Westerville School Counselors Create Website about Summer Learning Opportunities

How will you spend your summer?  Consider participating in opportunities that will engage your interests, enrich your knowledge base, and extend the learning you have done this year.

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Upcoming Building Events
Spring Break (No School)
@All Schools
3/30/2015 - 4/3/2015
Club Whittier
Tuesday, 4/7/2015
Papa John's Pizza Night
Tuesday, 4/7/2015
Papa John's Pizza Night
Wednesday, 4/8/2015
Leadership Summit Field Trip
Thursday, 4/9/2015
Volunteer Breakfast
@Whittier E.S.
Friday, 4/10/2015 - 8:00 AM
Book Fair
4/13/2015 - 4/15/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 4/13/2015 - 6:00 PM
Club Whittier
Tuesday, 4/14/2015
Market Day Pick-up
Tuesday, 4/14/2015 - 5:00 PM
Interim Reports
@All Schools
Thursday, 4/16/2015
PTA meeting
Thursday, 4/16/2015 - 6:30 PM
Whittier World
Thursday, 4/16/2015 - 6:30 PM
GEM Awards-BOE Special Session
@North HS
Monday, 4/20/2015 - 6:00 PM
Club Whiiter
Tuesday, 4/21/2015
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