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.
Students and families in the Westerville City School District are invited to the annual First Time Riders event 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 30 at Whittier Elementary, 130 E. Walnut St.
Brandi Young, librarian at Westerville South High School, has been named Rosen Publishing’s Ohio School Librarian of the Month Award for May.
Matthew Wolfe, theatre director at Westerville South High School and the district’s Summer Theatre Enrichment director, is among 18 educators in the country to receive an honorable mention in the Tony Awards’ 2022 Excellence in Theatre Education Award.
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.
When Westerville South High School English teacher Sarah Detrick learned one of her students, Zoe Gerhing, couldn’t make the graduation ceremony on Saturday at the Celeste Center, she brought commencement to her.
Six incoming high school seniors and recent graduates at Westerville City Schools will spend the summer connecting with local tech startups and learn what it takes to start their own businesses.
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.
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.
The Westerville South High School Wildcat Jazz Band and Orchestra received Superior ratings and earned first place at King Island’s Festival of Music showcase on May 14.
Westerville South High School senior Ama Oppong-Brago dedicated her speech during the school’s annual Evening of Excellence ceremony Thursday night to identity and how she has grown during her time in Westerville City Schools.
Westerville South High School senior Bella Price and Westerville North High School freshman William Baumann received best acting honors during the 2022 CAPA Marquee High School Musical Theatre Awards on May 10.
Fourteen Westerville South High School seniors pursuing degrees in the arts were honored in the school’s annual Fine Arts Signing Day on Wednesday.
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 Caring & Sharing will be offering school supplies for qualifying students for the 2022-23 school year.
Two Westerville City Schools seniors were recently awarded “Service Above Self” scholarships from the Rotary Club of Westerville for their active involvement in both school and the community.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its May 2022 Student of the Month during its monthly meeting on May 5.
Westerville City Schools’ Summer Enrichment Theatre program is bringing “Legally Blonde the Musical” to the stage.
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.
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.
Westerville South High School added three members to its 2022 Alumni Hall of Fame at a special ceremony Friday.
Westerville high schools earned high marks in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Rankings, which was published on Tuesday.
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.
Those who attended Westerville City Schools’ first-ever Westerville Prepared event on Wednesday are invited to share their feedback in an online form here. People who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card.
Feedback will be helpful in planning next year’s Westerville Prepared event.
Candi Bartlett, an intervention specialist at Westerville South High School, and Elizabeth Wolfgang, a school counselor at Wilder Elementary, have been named neighborhood bridges’ Advocates of the Year for the 2021-22 school year.
Westerville children and teens can submit artwork for the Youth Art & Craft Exhibit at the 47th annual Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music & Arts Festival.
Westerville Central and Westerville South high schools took top honors against central Ohio teams in the Ohio Capital Conference Battle of the Books competition. WCHS won the event while WSHS placed third.
Westerville South High School’s Troupe 513 was honored at the Ohio State Thespian Conference last month at Westerville Central High School.
Westerville City Schools teachers and students traveled to Central America and Europe over spring break — the first international tours organized by district educators since the pandemic started.
For the 10th consecutive year, Westerville City Schools has received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction — a rare feat among the 6,000 public entities audited by the state.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its April 2022 Student of the Month during an April 14 meeting.
The Kiwanis Club of Westerville recognized the top 10 graduates from Westerville Central, North and South high schools on Wednesday as part of its 60th annual Academic Varsity Awards.
Two paintings created by Westerville South High School senior Diana Atieh will be featured in the 52nd Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition, which opens April 24 at the Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus.
The latest episode of Kelley Stocker’s Government Girl podcast takes a new approach to explaining the biggest news stories through the lens of a high school government course.
More than 40 Westerville South High School students were recognized as “Cats with Class,” a long-standing WSHS tradition that honors students who demonstrate kindness and good school citizenship.
Since Monday, Westerville City Schools educators across the district have launched activities as part of the nationwide Say Something Week, which emphasizes the importance of learning warning signs that lead to violence and knowing how to “say something” to a trusted adult to get help.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Bette Marschall Education Fund of The Columbus Foundation will not award monetary grants during the spring of the 2021-22 school year.
Westerville Parent Council and Roush Honda have announced the recipients of the 2021-22 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.
Westerville parents and community members can learn more about the district’s ongoing initiatives, upcoming priorities, and plans to follow through on work that was interrupted due to the pandemic in a new video series the district launched this month.
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 School District Board of Education members approved the following 2022 meeting calendar during their Jan. 11 organizational meeting.
Westerville community partners, civic leaders and Westerville City Schools officials honored the district’s 34 nurses and health aides at a surprise gathering Wednesday at Westerville South High School.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its December 2021 Students of the Month during a Dec. 2 meeting. Throughout the school year, from October through May, the Club honors four students from local high schools each month.