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Board of Education Unanimously Approves Resolution Opposing “Youngstown School Plan”

Board members unanimously passed a resolution formally opposing what has become known as the “Youngstown School Plan,” calling it a measure that was “secretly concocted” without input from the Youngstown Board of Education, the State Board of Education, the Youngstown Mayor and City Council, and every other elected public official in the city.


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All-Day Kindergarten Starts for Some in Westerville

The first day of Kindergarten in the Westerville City School District was Monday, August 17.  New this year, parents had the opportunity to enter their child’s name in a lottery which determined placement in tuition-based All-Day kindergarten.  369 families applied for 260 All-Day kindergarten seats in 10 classrooms.  Four of those are located at Longfellow Elementary School, which has been closed since June 2012.  The remaining six classes are being held in elementary buildings throughout the district that had available space – Alcott, Annehurst, Cherrington, Hawthorne, Robert Frost and Whittier.


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Application Deadline for A+ Employee Recognition Program is September 25

Applications are being accepted through Friday, September 25, for the fall 2015 Westerville City Schools A+ Employee Recognition Program, which celebrates extraordinary staff members.  Honorees will be invited to attend a Board of Education meeting where the superintendent and board members will recognize their contributions.


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WCS Food Service Department Pilots Biometric Finger Scanning at Three Schools

The Food Service Department at Westerville City Schools is in the process of implementing state-of-the-art identification equipment that will provide security for student meal accounts, eliminate clerical errors, give children more time to eat their lunch, and offer students an easy way to identify themselves when entering the building and using the cafeteria Point-of-Sale system.


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Westerville Educators Selected for Mathematics Conference in Seattle

Leah Gaines (Genoa Middle School), Brittany Barnhart (Westerville Central High School), Kassie Sliney (Westerville South High School) and Melissa Paletta (Westerville South High School) went to the CPM Academy of Best Practices in Seattle, Washington from August 3 - 7. All four teachers applied for the workshop, along with almost 100 teachers around the country, and were among the lucky 32 sponsored and chosen by CPM to attend.


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Westerville Teachers Attend EdTech Camp

More than 100 Westerville teachers participated in EdTech Camp from August 3 - 6.  These professional learning sessions, held in classroom at Blendon Middle School, related to integrating technology effectively into the classroom.  Presenters consisted of Westerville teachers who are leaders in utilizing technology for student learning and engagement.


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August 13th Marks the First Day of School for Most Westerville Students

Central Ohio whether couldn’t have been nicer for the thousands of Westerville City Schools pupils in grades 1-12, who reported for classes on Thursday morning, August 13.


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Letters, Drawings Needed for Veterans on Next Honor Flight

Each trip to Washington features a “mail call,” where veterans receive messages of gratitude from children and adults.  Students who cannot yet write are encouraged to draw pictures. 


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Free and Reduced Eligibility Policy Announced

Westerville City Schools today announced its 2015-2016 program year policy for free and reduced price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program.  Each school office and the Food Service office has a copy of the policy which may be reviewed by any interested party.


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First Time School Bus Riders Gather to Learn About Safely Being Transported

Hundreds of students in the Westerville City School District who will be riding a school bus for the first time this fall got a “sneak peek” at how things work during the annual First Time Riders open house, which was held at Whittier Elementary School on Saturday morning, August 1.


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Upcoming Building Events
Labor Day (No School)
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Monday, 9/7/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 9/14/2015 - 6:00 PM
One (1) Hour Early Release
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Thursday, 9/24/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 9/28/2015 - 6:00 PM
Last Day of Classes (First Grading Period)
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Monday, 10/12/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 10/12/2015 - 6:00 PM
First Day of Classes (Second Grading Period)
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Tuesday, 10/13/2015
One (1) Hour Early Release
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Thursday, 10/15/2015
Central OEA/NEA Day (No School)
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Friday, 10/16/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 10/26/2015 - 6:00 PM
Professional Development Day (No School)
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Tuesday, 11/3/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 11/23/2015 - 6:00 PM
(No School)
Wednesday, 11/25/2015
Thanksgiving Break (No School)
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11/26/2015 - 11/27/2015
BOE Regular Meeting
@Early Learning Center-936 Eastwind Dr.
Monday, 12/14/2015 - 6:00 PM
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