May 24, 2018
Heritage Holds School’s First Kindergarten Graduation

Today, Heritage held its first-ever kindergarten graduation. The event included a family picnic celebration for 63 of the school’s kindergartners and their families. They hosted the Columbus Zoo’s mobile Habitat Heroes program, which is part of their school assembly outreach program. Students were able to interact with an armadillo, an opossum, a legless lizard, and endangered […]

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May 18, 2018
Pickerington Schools Wins Coveted ISTE Tech Award

Pickerington Schools has received the 2018 Distinguished District Award from the International Society for Technology in Education for the district’s innovative approaches to using technology in our schools. Pickerington Schools will be among those honored with 2018 ISTE awards and the organization’s annual conference in Chicago June 24-27. “Each year, ISTE honors (those) who are […]

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May 7, 2018
One-to-One Device Collection Starts May 11

Students in grades 5-12 will start turning their Chromebooks and tablets in to the district on May 11. Here’s some key information parents and students must know to make this process as smooth as possible! Preparing your device Your child’s Chromebook or tablet must be charged on the collection dates listed below to allow for […]

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Apr 30, 2018
Summer Lunch Program Returns to Tussing in June

School will soon be out until fall, but lunch is still available! The Pickerington Schools Food Services Department’s Summer Meals Program returns to Tussing Elementary this summer, with opportunities to “Pick Lunch: Eat, Play, and Have Fun!” Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays in June. “When school lets out, learning […]

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Apr 16, 2018
29 Staff Members Honored with 2018 POPs Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Pride of Pickerington (POPs) building-level winners! Fourteen educators and 15 support personnel have received the 2018 “Pride of Pickerington” (POP) employee-of-the-year awards for their individual buildings. These individuals were selected by their colleagues as representing the best of the best of our talented, dedicated staff. The 29 winners will now be considered for the […]

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Feb 23, 2018
Informational Session On School Safety Tuesday

The following open letter to the community is from Superintendent Chris Briggs Dear Pickerington Parents, School safety has been at the forefront of our minds in Pickerington Schools this week. We have dealt with a few issues in our buildings – as well as numerous rumors that have proven to be false – and this […]

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Feb 12, 2018
Board of Education Approves 2018-19 Calendar

The Board of Education approved the district’s 2018-2019 school calendar at the Feb. 12 board meeting. The calendar can be downloaded from the district website. Parents are encouraged to refer to this calendar when planning activities such as vacations, family trips, and doctor’s visits. The first day of school for grades 1-12 will be Wednesday, Aug. […]

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Feb 5, 2018
‘Start With Hello’ Returns to Address Loneliness, Student Isolation

What would happen if you said hello to three new people today? What new connections could you make? What could you discover? That’s what the Start with Hello campaign is about: Starting new conversations and creating awareness around loneliness and social isolation. For the second year, Pickerington Schools, alongside hundreds of schools across the United States, […]

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Feb 5, 2018
Elementary Schools Collecting for Food Pantry

Each February, Pickerington elementary schools host food drives to collect items for the Pickerington Area Food Pantry. Most of our schools will hold their drive this week from Feb. 5-9. Violet Elementary will hold its collection next week, Feb. 12-16.   Donations from the community are welcome at any of the schools, and of course […]

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Jan 23, 2018
2018 Kindergarten Registration Starts March 14

PLEASE NOTE: All families (whether new to the district or with existing students) should begin the kindergarten registration process by using the online registration form on March 14. Kindergarten registration for Fall 2018 begins in the district Wednesday, March 14. Children must be at least 5 years old by Aug. 1, 2018, to be registered for […]

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