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May 25, 2017
Pickerington School Board Selected Briggs as Next Superintendent

The Pickerington Local School District Board of Education will take action at a special board meeting on May 30 at 6:00pm to employ Chris Briggs, Ed.D. as superintendent of schools, effective August 1, 2017. Dr. Briggs, who was awarded a five-year contract, is currently the superintendent of the Northridge Local Schools in Licking County. He […]

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May 25, 2017
PHSN Graphic Students Work Pro Bono for Good Causes

Some of our Pickerington High School North graphic art students recently volunteered their skills to help local organizations and causes. The students were inspired by the work of advertising company Jose Miguel Sokoloff, which helped end a 50-year-long civil war in Columbia. The PHSN students had to work on a pro-bono project, using their graphic […]

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May 22, 2017
McGarvey, Dellinger Receive District ‘POPs’ Awards

Two district staff members were honored by the Board of Education Monday night as the 2017 Pride of Pickerington Award district-wide winners. The awards were presented to Kitty Dellinger, custodian at Heritage Elementary and District Office, and Eileen McGarvey, school counselor at Ridgeview STEM Junior High School. Each year the district presents the Pride of […]

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May 22, 2017
Early Dismissal Planned for Last Day of School

Just a reminder that the district will have a 2-hour early dismissal on the last day of school, Wednesday, May 24. Hours for morning kindergarten will be 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. and afternoon kindergarten will be 12:05 to 2:05 p.m.  

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May 17, 2017
Tussing Elementary Celebration of Learning

Take a trip around the world with Tussing Elementary School this Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The free event will be at Tussing Elementary and is open to the public. Tussing students represent five different continents, 20 different countries, and 21 languages. The students will share their success within Tussing, and give […]

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May 15, 2017
PHSC To Receive Award for ‘Start With Hello’ Efforts

What started with a simple “hello” in February will result in a celebration in Pickerington schools Tuesday. On Tuesday, May 16, Mark Barden, co-founder and managing director of Sandy Hook Promise (SHP), will visit Pickerington High School Central to present the Start With Hello Community Reach and Sustainability award and $1,000 prize. Barden, who lost […]

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May 10, 2017
District Converting PCS to Alternative School

The Pickerington Schools dropout prevention and credit recovery program will have a new name this fall, but for students and parents this change will not mean major changes in provided service. Pickerington Community School will be renamed Pickerington Alternative School effective for the 2017-18 school year. The district is making this change because of changing […]

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May 8, 2017
Tiger Tech Racing Team Headed to Championships in Akron

On Saturday, Pickerington High School Central’s Tiger Tech team made history by becoming the first all-student team to win their local soapbox derby race and advance to the world competition. These students will advance to the world championships at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio, between July 16-22. The championship race is July 22. “Usually, kids just […]

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May 4, 2017
Pickerington Schools Summer Food Program

School may be out until fall, but lunch is still available! The Summer Food Service Food Program will be at a new location this year due to the district paving the Tussing Elementary parking lots. Lunch will be served at Harmon Middle School from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays in June. “When school lets out, learning […]

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May 3, 2017
Health Benefits Platform Helps Make Wise Choices

A new health benefits platform will arm Pickerington Schools employees with more information to make wise choices about their health care, which should save the district money on its benefits costs. The district adopted the Castlight platform to provide tools that engage employees and guide them through personalized insights into their healthcare and benefits. The […]

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