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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.

Genoa Middle School takes first in WCSD sixth-grade Battle of the Books competition Middle School Battle of the Books 2023 competition

Genoa Middle School’s sixth-grade team earned top honors at a district-wide Battle of the Books competition on May 11 at Westerville North High School’s auditorium.

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.

Blendon Middle School eighth-grader competes in national chess championships Mason Wu competes in national chess tournament

Mason Wu, an eighth-grader at Blendon Middle School, competed in the U.S. Chess Federation’s National High School (9-12) Championships last week in Washington, D.C. 

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).

Four WCSD middle school students earn scholarships to Be WISE Camp at Muskingum University Be WISE camp logo

The Westerville Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), with cooperation from the WCSD Gifted Education Department, has awarded four $325 partial scholarships to the Be WISE Camp at Muskingum University in New Concord this summer. 

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. 

WCSD middle school girls build leadership skills, prepare for the future through Girl Talk-Power Circle program Girl Talk-Power Circle at Heritage

For the next six weeks, members of the Girl Talk-Power Circle at Heritage and Genoa middle schools will develop their leadership skills, learn how to advocate for themselves and find their passion.

It’s a journey their peers at Blendon and Walnut Springs middle schools recently completed as part of a new empowerment program for middle school girls that was launched by the Educational Equity Department at the start of the year. 

Westerville City Schools’ Summer Enrichment Theatre program to perform Barnum Barnum summer enrichment poster

Westerville City Schools’ Summer Enrichment Theatre program is bringing the musical “Barnum” to the stage.