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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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Oct 11, 2017
North-Central Students Collecting For Pantry During Game Week

It’s that time of year again. Crisp, fall nights, football rivalries, pumpkin spice everything, and the Central vs. North food drive competition! Every year, the student councils at Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington High School North hold a canned food drive competition during the week of the Central vs. North football game. Both schools […]

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Oct 10, 2017
School Cooks Work Hard to Provide Healthy Options

Editor’s note: This is National School Lunch week, so we thought we’d take a few minutes to chat with one of the district’s unsung heroes from the school cafeteria. In her 19 years working in Pickerington Schools’ cafeterias, Nancy Conley has seen more than a few handfuls of chicken fingers. She’s also seen gardens of […]

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Oct 6, 2017
PHSC’s Taylor Thompson Wins 2017 Athena Award

Congratulations to Pickerington High School Central senior Taylor G. Thompson, recipient of the Pickerington Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Youth ATHENA Awards competition. (Thompson is shown, left, in the photo, along with Emerging Athena Award winner Michelle Cook and Athena Leadership Award winner Alison Forche.) “Taylor is one of the most talented young women to come […]

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Sep 28, 2017
Two Pickerington Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Awards

Toll Gate Elementary School and Toll Gate Middle School have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. Blue Ribbon status is one of the most prestigious awards given by the U.S. Department of Education. The schools each will receive the status of “Exemplary High Performing School.” The schools were two of just 342 recognized in the announcement […]

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Sep 24, 2017
Pickerington high schools invited to perform combined performance at 2019 Tournament of Roses

  While Pickerington’s two high school marching bands often have a friendly rivalry on the field, there will be no War of the Roses when they join forces to perform at the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade and Bandfest. The bands have been invited to give a joint performance at Bandfest and to march and […]

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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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Sep 21, 2017
Pickerington Seniors Qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

Pickerington High School Central students Amber Hamelin and Megan St. Hilaire and Pickerington High School North student Henry Huland have qualified as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. Nearly 1.6 million high school students enter the program by participating in the […]

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Sep 13, 2017
Pickerington Schools to Host Google Roundtable

Pickerington Schools will play host to some special guests from Google in October, as well as school officials from Ohio and other states interested in learning about the district’s one-to-one approach to technology. The district will host a Google Leadership Roundtable Oct. 5. Director of Instructional Technology Brian Seymour said this event will be an […]

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Sep 13, 2017
3 Pickerington Students Named NMSC Semifinalists

Three Pickerington seniors are part of the small percentage of high school students who have qualified as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program. This year’s semifinalists from Pickerington High School Central are Amber Hamelin and Megan St. Hilaire. Pickerington High School North’s Henry Huland also is a semifinalist. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic […]

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