District News

Westerville Central High School Inducts Two into Alumni Hall of Fame Ben Buchanan
District Elementary Art Exhibit and Reception Celebrates Student Creativity Superintendent Dr. John Kellogg addressed the standing-room-only audience
Westerville North Students to Stage Four One-Act Comedies May 2 - 4
Third Grade Class at Mark Twain Wins Columbus Blue Jackets Playoff Pep Rally Jenn Bichsel suited up
Film by ESL Students at Westerville Central Chosen for Screening at Ohio Shorts Festival
Walnut Spring Girls Explore STEM Career Opportunities Sixth grade girls from Walnut Springs learn about careers in STEM
Calling All Elementary School Students – South’s Science Family Fun Night is April 25
Wilder Elementary K-Kids Bring Columbus Zoo Program to School for Two Performances Columbus Zoo officials talk with students
Local Celebrity Artwork will be Sold to Benefit Student Initiatives at An Artful Affair
Westerville City School District Public Notice
Westerville North High School Inducts Three into Alumni Hall of Fame Westerville North High School Inducts Three into Alumni Hall of Fame
Health Career Exploration Experience Expands in its Second Year Students shared their most memorable experiences during an Afternoon of Reflection on April 4.
Hawthorne Elementary School’s Cultural and Arts Festival Draws Large Crowd Fourth grade pupils, directed by Sarah McPeak, played a variety of international songs on their recorders, before a packed gymnasium of proud parents.
Fouse Elementary School Families Travel the World Together through Books Teacher Deb Ubry stamps “passports” for Audrey McCoy, Brock Baumann, Gabe Baumann and Noah Nixon.
Middle School Mock Trial Teams Practice in Westerville City Council Chamber Rose Lansana (Blendon Middle School) and Claudia Stanton (Walnut Springs) practice for the competition.
Westerville South’s Catch Me If You Can Boasts 62-Person, High Energy Cast
Wilder Aide Debra Hogle is Sunrise Rotary’s April Service to Youth Recipient Service to Youth recipient Debra Hogle, an instructional aide, is pictured with Sunrise Rotarians and Wilder Elementary School colleagues.
Westerville Central Warhawk Theatre Department to Stage Hello Dolly!
Central’s Morgan Meissner is a State Finalist in 2018 Letters about Literature Contest Morgan Meissner is pictured with her Humanities teacher, Jim Grannis.
Ohio State Thespian Conference Yields Spectacular Results for Westerville Students Students from Westerville Central, North and South high school were chosen to perform in the All-Ohio Show.
First Annehurst Storytelling Symposium Celebrates the Human Experience Cameron Shadley, dressed in 1800s garb, warns listeners that the Civil War is coming.
Westerville Board of Education Recognizes State PTA Reflections Winners Westerville pupils who were recognized at the state level Ohio PTA Reflections competition were honored Monday evening by the Board of Education.
Westerville South Receives a Grief-Sensitive Grant from the New York Life Foundation Westerville South Principal Mike Hinze and Student Assistance Counselor Noelle Spriestersback are pictured with Agents and Grief-Sensitive Program Ambassadors Erik Brown, CFP and Chris Rhorer of New York Life’s Columbus General Office.
Team Cherrington Wins Westerville Elementary Chess Tournament Team Cherrington Wins Westerville Elementary Chess Tournament
Westerville Board of Education Approves 2020-2021 School Calendar
Westerville Educators Partake in Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching Class A number of Westerville teachers chose to attend a CLR class offered at the Early Learning Center.  Included among the distinguished panel of speakers was Iraq’s Bashar Salem, Resettlement Manager for US Together.
Middle School Summer Camps Announced
Target Field Trip Grant Allows Huber Ridge Students to Enjoy Four Aesop Fables Actors from the Tennessee Theatre Company performed at the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Wilder’s May 4 Pioneer Run will Benefit PTA, National Alliance of Mental Illness
Walnut Springs Middle School Science Olympiad Team Competes at Grandview Heights
Paper Airplane Design Challenge Building Winners Announced
Westerville City Schools’ Health Pathway Students Participate in First Annual Skills Lab Physician Assistant Scott Naples intubates a mannequin as Westerville Central pupils Kaycee Johnston and Mackenzie Little observe.
Early Learning Center Employees Trained by Westerville Police to Run, Hide, Fight Officer Ware advises employees how to stay safe.
Senior Payton McCarthy Brings Stop the Bleed Training to Westerville Central Brady Johnson, Captain of the Genoa Township Fire Department, offers advice to Central teacher Deanna Cavicchia on applying a tourniquet.
Westerville City School District Launches Mobile App Westerville City Schools Launches New App
Alcott Students Learn from West African Performers Tony and Aziza West Tony and Aziza West captivated Alcott students with their drumming and dancing, intended to encourage cultural awareness, especially of the West African culture.
Westerville North Celebrates Winter Athletes during Sports Recognition Ceremony Westerville North Celebrates Winter Athletes during Sports Recognition Ceremony
Bette Marschall Grant Application Deadline is May 1, 2019
Westerville North Warriors Make Good on Faith Pruden’s Hope to Never be Forgotten Spanish teacher Beth Henman eagerly awaits her chance to run the school.
Pastries for PAWS at Walnut Springs Celebrates Students who Make a Difference More than 200 families gathered in the gymnasium for the Pastries for PAWS celebration
Westerville North, South, and Central to go Crazy for You This Summer
Emerson Alumni Tell Students What School was Like when they Attended in 1928 School was quite different when Robert Morris, Helen Thomas Hogue and Jean Frye Elliot attended Emerson in 1928.
M.O.D.E.L. Program brings Middle School, Elementary Pen Pals Together Huber Ridge student Ariana Campbell Sanchez greets her pen pals, Walnut Springs pupils Sarah Stadler and Miciah Yin.
Rotary Club of Westerville Names April Students of the Month Rotary Club Students of the Month for April
Westerville High School Students Spend Stellar Spring Break in Italy and Iceland The breathtaking scenery captivated pupils in Iceland.
Global Experience Enjoyed by Emerson Families Emerson first and second graders perform on stage together.
Amazing Tei Street Energizes Female Middle School Leaders The Amazing Tei Street challenged girls at Heritage to become change agents in their school.
Walnut Springs Middle School Stude nts Experience New York City Up Close and Personal Sixth grade pupils are pictured outside of the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.
Business Tech Tour and Science-Related Events Coming to Westerville in May
Westerville North’s Rondale Smith to Play Football at Mercyhurst University Rondale Smith and Family
Westerville South High School Choir and Orchestras Earn Top Honors at OMEA Events
Emerson Book Lovers Experience their own March Madness Students pose with Jeff Miltko next to the March Madness tournament bracket.
Perseverance is on Tap at Wilder Elementary School Families Session
Ohio State Football Player DaVon Hamilton Urges Alcott Students to Work Hard DaVon Hamilton encouraged students to work hard and make good choices
Hawthorne’s Trash 2 Fashion Catwalk Show Wows the Crowd with Creative Designs Hawthorne’s Trash 2 Fashion Catwalk Show
Walnut Springs Hosts First All-District Middle School Poetry Slam at Westerville North All-District Middle School Poetry Slam
GEM Award Recipients Announced
Annehurst’s Cathy Monteiro is 104.9 the River’s First Ever “Classroom Hero” 104.9 the River’s First Ever “Classroom Hero”
Moving Up Nights to Focus on Incoming Sixth Grade Students
Emerson Student Brayden Burgess Wins Westerville City Schools LEGO Competition Westerville City Schools LEGO Competition
Walnut Springs Middle School Takes First Place at 8th Grade Battle of the Books Walnut Battle of the Books
School Board to Meet in April
Dr. Nancy Nestor-Baker is Recognized by the Ohio School Boards Association
Westerville Scholarship Foundation Announces Students Selected for Scholarships
Rupert the Puppet is Master of Ceremonies for Alcott’s First March Madness of Reading Rupert the Puppet
Artwork by South Students Selected for Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition
Westerville North’s Orchestra and Choir Earn Superior Ratings at OMEA Events
Fouse Elementary’s New Mural Reflects the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Individuals Mural
Westerville North’s International Club Hosts Seventh Annual Cultural Celebration
Blendon Students Have Some Fun While Raising Money for Neighborhood Bridges Pie in face
Westerville North’s Andrew Dellasanta Signs On to Play Baseball at Urbana University Dellasanta Signs On to Play
Robert Frost Archery Club Participating in Charity Shoot to Benefit St. Jude’s Hospital Archery Club
Westerville South High School Recognizes Cats with Class Cats with Class
Westerville Middle Schoolers Advance to National History Day Statewide Competition
Genoa Middle School Team Places Fifth at MATHCOUNTS State Competition Genoa MATHCOUNTS Team
Starry Night on “Pause” for 2019; Volunteers Needed
Board and Superintendent Recognize Heritage Future City Competition Champions Heritage Future City Champions
Rotary Club of Westerville Names March Students of the Month
Wilder Elementary Trail Blazers Help School and Community Wilder Trail Blazers
Americanism & Government Test Top Scorers Honored by Board of Education Americanism & Government Test Top Scorers
Westerville South High School Concert Bands Excel at OMEA District Contest South High School Concert Bands
Patriot’s Pen, Voice of Democracy Winners Lauded by Board and Superintendent Voice of Democracy Winners
Four Westerville Educators in the Running for 2019 Teacher of the Year Westerville Educators in the Running for 2019 Teacher of the Year; Abby DeChant, Scott Delligatti, Jim Ledford and Caitlyn Maloy. 
Westerville Middle Schools Celebrate Black History Month Middle School Black History Month
Alcott First Graders Celebrate the Release of A Smile is Contagious CD Release of A Smile release
Westerville Schools Observe Read Across America Week Wilder pirates
Robert Frost Family Book Club Generates Discussion between Parents, Students, Teachers Robert Frost parents
Westerville North Spearheads National Theatre Education Awareness Campaign
Westerville South High School Educators Earn OCTELA Presentation Award Detrick and Spriestersback
Westerville Central’s Brown Bag Diversity Dialogues Encourage Discussion, Reflection Brown Bag Diversity Dialogue
Westerville South Grad Maria Hadden Elected 49th Ward Alderman in Chicago
McVay Fifth Grade Student Izzy Studebaker Named Principal for a Day McVay Principal for a Day
Annehurst Counselor Claudia Redd is Sunrise Rotary’s March Service to Youth Recipient Claudia Redd
Former Westerville North Educator Karen Harper Becomes a Best-Selling Author
OSU Professor Betty L. Anderson Visits Eighth Grade Students for STEM Activity Dr. Betty Anderson
Blendon Middle School Celebrates Second Quarter Renaissance Students Renaissance Students
Westerville High School Students Perform in Stirring Black History Month Assemblies Black History Month Performer
Westerville Community Makes a Striking Difference at the 2019 Bowl-A-Thon Monica Brown
Pig Kissing Pep Rally at McVay Results in Generous Donation for Happy Trails Sanctuary McVay Principal Jim Swain exchanges a kiss with a pig.
Career Day at Walnut Springs Helps Students Focus on Future Goals Mandy Root-Thompson
Fifth Grade Energy Fairs Illuminate Understanding about Science and Conservation Fifth Grade Energy Fair
Cherrington Elementary Students Jump for Jazz Students Jump for Jazz
Award Winning Author Jason Reynolds Visits Spirit Club Students at Genoa Jason Reynolds
Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Winners Recognized by Westerville Board of Education Martin Luther King, Jr Award Winners
Four Scholarships Awarded to Westerville Middle School Girls for Be WISE Camp
Jeffrey McMillan is Rotary’s February Service to Youth Recipient Service to Youth recipient Jeffrey McMillan
Winter Graduates Receive their High School Diplomas 18-19 Winter Graduates
Cherrington Principal Andy Heck is City BBQ’s “Hero of the Month” Andy photo and nomination at City BBQ
Westerville North Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Compete at Collegiate Level King & Tillman
Hanby Hawk Takes Over Uptown to Win Principal’s Bowling Challenge Hanby Hawk
Cherrington Elementary’s First Father Daughter Dance Benefits All Pro Dads Program Father Daughter Dance
Westerville Education Foundation Names Teachers of the Month for February
More than 100 Students Compete at 2019 Westerville Middle School Science Fair Science Fair
Westerville Students Selected as Outstanding Young Women by Zonta Club of Columbus
Genoa Middle School Competitors Excel at MathCounts Chapter Competition
Mark Twain Service Club Assists Marine Corps Family Support Community student and his mother pack boxes
Former Westerville Educator Todd Stoll to Conduct at All-National Honor Ensembles
McVay Families “Roll out the Red Carpet” for Books that are Movies A student and his dad
Students/Educators Honored for Passage of the Long Sought-After “Barn Bill” Students/Educators Honored
Meteorologist Andrew “Buck” Michael Visits Inquisitive Heritage Social Studies Students Andrew “Buck” Michael talking to students
Westerville Central Student Emily Enyame Qualifies for State Poetry Out Loud Contest
Alcott’s Linda Amici Recognized by the Westerville City Schools Board of Education Linda Amici
Westerville North’s Trinity Hassey Signs Letter of Intent to Play Soccer at Rio Grande Hassey is pictured with father and mother
Westerville Central Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Compete at Collegiate Level Westerville Central student athletes
Central and Genoa Volleyball Teams Raise $750 for Stefanie Spielman Fund
Transportation Personnel Commemorate National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day Transportation Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
Eric Marlow Visits Emerson and Hanby to Teach Kids How to Use Recyclables for Art Artist Eric Marlow
Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Snyder Speaks at Westerville North Wrestling Banquet Team USA wrestler Kyle Snyder
Student Athletes at Westerville South Sign Letters of Intent to Compete at Collegiate Level South students sign letters of intent.
Rotary Club of Westerville Names February Students of the Month
Westerville North’s Riley Welsheimer to Play Soccer for Ohio Wesleyan University Riley Welsheimer
Westerville North’s Nick Martz Performs in All-State Choir Tenor Nick Martz
Westerville Ed Foundation Sip & Sketch Brings out the Picasso in Local Celebrities Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer
Alcott’s Music Watch Week Spreads Joy among Students and their Families Kristen Wright instructs fifth grade students
Westerville City Schools Board of Education Approves Meeting Schedule for 2019
Westerville City Schools Releases its 2017-2018 Annual Report, Where You Belong Cover of the Westerville City Schools 2017-2018 Annual Report
Perseverance Pays – Student Created Barn Bill Finally Passes after Five Year Wait
District Updates Spring 2019 Testing Calendar Dates for Middle School Students
Emerson Celebrates Computer Science Week with the Hour of Code Hour of Code