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REMINDER: School Bus Routes and Schedules are in the PowerSchool Parent Portal Bus LImage

Families whose children are receiving transportation services for the 2022-23 school year may obtain their student’s school bus information through PowerSchool. Available information includes a student's bus number, stop location and stop times. 

Free and reduced meal applications available for WCSD families Westerville Food Service Department

Westerville City Schools families can now apply online to have their child/children receive free or reduced-price school meals.

WEF's Glow and Grow event features showcase of WCSD students, schools WEF Grow and Glow logo

Westerville City School parents and community members can learn more about the programs, projects and initiatives throughout the district's classrooms at the Westerville Education Foundation's first-ever Grow and Glow event at the new Minerva France Elementary School. 

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.

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.  

WCSD curriculum leader named Executive Director of Elementary Schools Cheryl Relford

Cheryl Relford, who leads curriculum implementation across Westerville City Schools’ elementary schools, has been selected to serve as the district’s new Executive Director of Elementary Schools.

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. 

Westerville Education Foundation names Teachers of the Month for April WEF TOTM April

Kim Murray, a Spanish teacher at Genoa Middle School, Ashley Kellogg, a fourth-grade teacher at Fouse Elementary, and Kristy Hageman, a third-grade teacher at Alcott Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s (WEF) April Teachers of the Month.

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.

All “overflowed” and administratively-placed elementary students will return to home school next year; Open enrollment registration option underway
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.

Westerville City Schools kindergarten registration begins Jan. 10

The Westerville City School District (WCSD) is preparing to begin the registration process for its next kindergarten class. School officials look forward to meeting new families and greeting returning families.