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WCHS, WNHS teachers dive into Spanish linguistics at summer abroad program in Uruguay Spanish Summer Seminar in Uruguay

Karlee Michel, a Spanish teacher at Westerville North High School, and Erin Moehl, a Spanish teacher at Westerville Central High School, joined their peers from across the country last month as part of an intensive language workshop in Spanish linguistics in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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. 

WCHS graduate awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship Alyssa Boyd

Alyssa Boyd, who graduated from Westerville Central High School in May, has been awarded a National Merit Scholarship sponsored by the University of Central Florida, where she plans to attend this fall.

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.  

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. 

One Westerville Scholarship recipients for the 2021-22 school year announced 2022 One Westerville Scholarship recipients

The 2022 recipients of the One Westerville Scholarship are Leora Kayihura of Westerville Central High School, Maya Chaffin of Westerville North High School and Michael Donkor of Westerville South High School. Winners were announced at their respective Evening of Excellence events.

New Orleans cuisine firmly planted in Columbus, thanks to alumni sisters whose roots extend into Westerville’s schools and community Janvier Ward and Maxx Ohakim

District alumni Janvier Ward and Maxx Ohakim speak highly of their days in Westerville City Schools and their love of the Westerville area community. Ward, a 2002 graduate of Westerville North High School, was known for her leadership as class vice president and as a member of numerous clubs, while Ohakim, a 2008 Westerville Central graduate, was known for her prowess on the basketball court. 

WCHS hosts annual Military Commitment Signing Day WCHS Military Signing Day

Eight Westerville Central High School seniors who have chosen to enlist in the military following graduation were honored in the school’s annual Military Signing Day on Wednesday.

Hope Squads welcome new student leaders WCSD 2022 Hope Squad ceremony

The Hope Squads at all three Westerville high schools hosted events this week to welcome potential new student leaders for the 2022-23 school year.

Westerville Central High School hosts annual Fine Arts Signing Day 2022 WCHS Fine Arts Signing Day

Seven Westerville Central High School seniors pursuing degrees in the arts were honored in the school’s annual Fine Arts Signing Day on May 5.

Rotary Club of Westerville May 2022 Student of the Month Rotary Club of Westerville's May Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its May 2022 Student of the Month during its monthly meeting on May 5.

Ohio sales tax holiday starts Aug. 5 Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday starts Friday, Aug. 5

Save money on your back-to-school supplies and clothing by shopping during Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday, which starts midnight Friday, Aug. 5 and runs through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7.

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.

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.