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Jan 8, 2018
College Credit Plus Informational Meeting Jan. 17

Parents interested in learning more about College Credit Plus are invited to an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Pickerington High School North PAC. This event is for all parents, regardless of which school your child attends.   CCP offers qualified high school and junior high school students onsite access to […]

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Jan 4, 2018
Are You Ready for Snow Days?

Happy 2018! With winter comes the possibility of bad weather. Pickerington Schools reminds parents to be prepared for the possibility of school delays and cancellations. Check contact info on Infinite Campus First, parents are reminded to make sure their contact information and preferences are up to date on Infinite Campus. Pickerington Schools announces emergency closings […]

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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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Nov 2, 2017
Interactive, Augmented Reality Sandbox in Junior High Schools

A new, innovative sandbox has made its way into Pickerington classrooms, and it’s not for building sandcastles. The augmented reality sandbox, developed and created by researchers at The University of California, Davis, is an educational tool used to help students understand topographic maps and elevation maps by integrating a true, hands-on approach. UC Davis offers […]

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Oct 30, 2017
‘Lead Higher’ Inspiring More Students Into AP Courses

For ChaKira Flenory, enrolling in her first Advanced Placement class in 2016 put a lot of challenging questions in her mind – none of which had to do with Shakespeare’s sonnets or the nature of chemical bonds. “I took my first AP class, often wondering what I was doing in the class,” she said. “Some […]

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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 21, 2017
School Counselors Helping Students Ramp Up For College Applications

It seems like the school year is just beginning, but for high school seniors this is already the time to be thinking about where they’ll be attending college in 2018. School counselors at Pickerington’s high schools are working to help students through this process, with a lot of activities planned leading up to and during […]

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