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WCSD Board of Education to hold Special Meeting on June 6

The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the district's Early Learning Center located at 936 Eastwind Drive.

Westerville Education Foundation names Teachers of the Month for March and April WEF TOTM March and April 2023

Rachel Shoemaker, a second-grade teacher at Wilder Elementary and Maureen Hogarth, a kindergarten teacher at Hawthorne Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s (WEF) March Teachers of the Month.

The WEF April Teachers of the Month recipients include Sarah Shaffer, music teacher at Genoa Middle School; Elizabeth Byers-Spurlock, a kindergarten teacher at Fouse Elementary and Jim Ledford, a first-grade teacher at Alcott Elementary.

Sunrise Rotary recognizes 2022-23 Service to Youth award winners Sunrise Rotary recognizes 2022-23 Service to Youth Award recipients

The Westerville Sunrise Rotary recognized the eight recipients of this year’s Service to Youth awards at the group’s meeting on Wednesday.

WCSD Treasurer/CFO testifies before Ohio Senate leaders on House Bill 33 WCSD Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall presented testimony before the Ohio Senate Education Committee on May 10 on House Bill 33

Westerville City Schools Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall presented testimony before the Ohio Senate Education Committee on May 10 on House Bill 33, the state’s budget bill for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.

The bill includes proposals to expand eligibility for the state’s EdChoice scholarship program and continue implementation of the Fair School Funding Plan — both of which were the focus of Marshall’s testimony.

Westerville Schools and W.A.R.M. to provide summer meals

Westerville City Schools students have multiple opportunities to receive meals over the summer. 

WCSD students, families can learn about jobs, future careers at Westerville Prepared Westerville Prepared

The upcoming Westerville Prepared event offers Westerville students and families a unique opportunity to connect with employers in a way that can help shape students’ career path after high school.

Westerville Education Association celebrates teachers at annual Spring Reception WEA 2023 Spring Reception

The Westerville Education Association honored educators at its annual Spring Reception on Wednesday, recognizing the 2022-23 Educators of the Year and celebrating the 10 teachers retiring this spring.

District-wide virtual and in-person art shows with the Arts Council of Westerville are now live 2023 Westerville art show

More than 200 drawings, paintings, sculptures and other pieces students across Westerville City Schools created this school year are now on display — in-person and virtually — as part of the annual art show sponsored by the district and the Arts Council of Westerville.

Superintendent Dr. John Kellogg announces resignation for new career opportunity Superintendent Dr. John Kellogg

The Westerville City School District (WCSD) Board of Education on Monday approved the resignation of Superintendent Dr. John R. Kellogg, who has accepted a new Superintendent in Residence position that will work jointly with Columbus State Community College (CSCC) and the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO).

Westerville Parent Council announces 2022-23 GEM Award recipients 2022-23 GEM award winners

Westerville Parent Council and Roush Honda of Westerville have announced the recipients of the 2022-23 Great Educator Mentor (GEM) Award, which is presented to individuals who go the extra mile to make a positive impact in the classroom and schools.

WCSD upgrades to new student health information platform SchoolCare logo

Westerville City Schools is upgrading its current student medical records program to a new, easy to use, family accessible platform called SchoolCare. SchoolCare adheres to strict privacy regulations (FERPA & HIPAA) to ensure the confidentiality and security of your student’s school required health information.