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Dec 8, 2017
Olshefski Ends Second Term on BOE; Reception Monday

  During the past eight years while Cathy Olshefski has served as one of Pickerington’s school board members, she has seen one thing as a constant: Change. “The dominant theme over the past eight years has been change. I’m proud of the fact that I’ve been given the opportunity by this community to be a […]

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Dec 6, 2017
Junior High, Middle School Families Invited to College and Career Family Night

It’s never too early to start thinking about your child’s college and career, and an event planned for Jan. 24 will start the planning process for Pickerington junior high and middle school students and their parents. College and Career Family Night on Wednesday, January 24, at Ridgeview STEM Junior High is for students and their families […]

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Dec 1, 2017
Interns Helping District Offer ‘Holistic’ Student Support

There’s a lot more to educating a child than just reading, writing, and arithmetic. Teachers and other educators know it’s critical to focus on the whole child, including the mental, emotional, and social challenges that occur inside and outside of the schools. Without supporting the foundations of children’s well being, getting kids to focus on […]

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Oct 26, 2017
Tickets to Antique and Craft Show Now Available Online

Tickets to the 33rd annual Pickerington Antique and Craft Show are available online this year through the Pickerington High School North and Pickerington High School Central box offices. Tickets are $4 for general admission and $2 for seniors. Children 12 and under are admitted free. This year’s festival will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Preparation For Parent/Teacher Conferences

Have you ever asked your child how their day at school was or about what they learned? Have you gotten one word answers like, “good,” and “stuff”? Well, luckily parent teacher conferences are approaching. Chad Rice, principal at Heritage Elementary School, says parents should schedule a conference with their child’s teacher to help paint the […]

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Sep 7, 2017
Pickerington Schools Celebrates Diversity and Cultures with CommUNITY Fair

The second annual Pickerington Schools CommUNITY Fair will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Pickerington High School Central. The CommUNITY Fair is open to the public and appropriate for all ages. The fair will include performances from elementary students, Irish dancers, Laotian dancers, a fashion show, and an Ethiopian dance. “We […]

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Aug 15, 2017
Drivers Urged To Be Cautious As Kids Return To School

Dear Parents and Friends of the Schools, Each year, Pickerington Schools experience incidents involving vehicles traveling at excessive speeds near our schools and drivers who are not watching for children walking and biking near school. Pickerington Schools reminds parents and other drivers within our community to be cautious and attentive around school zones because children […]

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May 25, 2017
Pickerington Schools Summer Meals Program

School may be out until fall, but lunch is still available! The Food Services Department’s Summer Meals 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.  Check out the lunch menu, including […]

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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 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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