Nov 23, 2020
A Heartfelt Thank You From Our Board and Administrative Team

Dear Pickerington Community: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to express our heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you — each parent, student, staff and community member — for your patience and support this school year.  Together, we have faced and conquered historic challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic which may have […]

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Nov 20, 2020
Winter Sports Postponed

On Wednesday, November 18, the Franklin County and Columbus Public Health Departments issued a joint Stay-at-Home Advisory for the City of Columbus and Franklin County. The advisory is posted on the Franklin County Public Health website. As part of the advisory, the departments strongly recommended that, “All organizations and residents are strongly advised to suspend […]

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Nov 18, 2020
PLSD Update Regarding Stay-at-Home Advisory

On Wednesday, November 18, Franklin County Public Health and the City of Columbus issued a joint Stay-at-Home Advisory for the city of Columbus and Franklin County. The advisory is posted on the Franklin County Public Health website. This advisory stresses for residents to, “…..stay at home to the greatest extent possible. Residents are advised to […]

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Nov 9, 2020
PLSD To Remain In The Hybrid Model After Nov. 16

The following is an important message from Superintendent Chris Briggs: Hello Pickerington family, I would like to say a huge “thank you” to each and every one of you — each parent, student and staff member — for your continued patience as we navigate through this challenging time brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we […]

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Nov 2, 2020
Tech Support Hours for November

For the month of November, the Technology Department will be offering support sessions on select days throughout the month.  Please see below for days & times and sign up using the link! Monday, November 2nd 1:30pm to 3:30pm Wednesday, November 4th 9:00am to 11:00am Wednesday, November 11th 9:00am to 11:00am Friday, November 13th 1:30pm to […]

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Oct 30, 2020
District Earns Two Prestigious Awards for Financial Reporting

Pickerington Schools and the district’s Treasurer’s Office recently received two awards for excellence in financial reporting. Popular Annual Financial Report Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to Pickerington Schools for its Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), for the […]

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Oct 16, 2020
PLSD COVID-19 Status Update

We are aware that Franklin County is back in ‘red’ status per this week’s Ohio Department of Health’s Public Health Advisory System. It is worth noting that Franklin County was in ‘red’ status when Pickerington Schools made the decision to start the hybrid model in August. We are also aware that while Fairfield County remains […]

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Oct 14, 2020
PLSD To Move To Green Status Level Nov. 16 for K-6

Dear Pickerington family, We’ve condensed the information that you need to know about updates to PLSD’s Learning Plan as approved by the Board of Education during their meeting on Monday, October 12. Below are the key points from that meeting regarding the move to the Green Status Level: Change to four (4) days per week […]

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Oct 9, 2020
District Learning Plan to Be Discussed at Oct. 12 Board Meeting

On Monday, October 5, the COVID-19 task force met to discuss the current state of the district learning plan. This group of administrators, teachers and staff members discussed the hybrid learning model currently being implemented at each school. The task force also discussed changes to the learning model, as recommended by administration, and the timeline for […]

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Oct 6, 2020
Statement Regarding Stickel Investigation

The Superintendent and Board of Education are aware of complaints regarding the social media speech of Fairfield Elementary Principal, Ruth Stickel. As a public school employee, Ms. Stickel has the First Amendment right, while acting as a private citizen, to speak on issues of public concern. Presidential politics, the COVID-19 response, and issues of social […]

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