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Aug 14, 2018
Campbell Ready For New Role as Pickerington Alternative School Principal

Pickerington Schools has welcomed Jim Campbell into his new role as principal at the Pickerington Alternative School (PAS). PAS is a dropout prevention and credit recovery program for students living in Pickerington school district. PAS is designed to ensure each student has the individualized tools and opportunities needed to graduate. The mission is to provide […]

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Aug 10, 2018
How Are Technology Protection Fees Used by District?

When Pickerington Schools began providing either a Chromebook or iPad to every student in the district through its one-to-one technology program, we also made a technology protection plan available to act as insurance to cover the cost of possible repairs and replacement of damaged devices. Because fees for repairs to uninsured devices can cost parents […]

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Aug 8, 2018
Teachers Head Out Into Community to Meet Families Before First Day

Summer break is winding down, and Pickerington teachers are busy setting the groundwork for an amazing year. Staff members from several Pickerington schools are taking time during back-to-school preparation to head out into the community to meet students and families before the first day of class. For six years, the staff at Tussing Elementary has […]

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Jul 30, 2018
Parents May Apply For Free, Reduced Meals Starting Aug. 6

Pickerington Schools has announced its 2018-2019 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. Applications […]

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Jul 24, 2018
High-Tech ‘Playground’ Blends Mental, Physical Learning

In a darkened gymnasium, a handful of students stand side by side, their faces basked in a pale, purplish light bouncing off the wall 15 feet away. The kids are here to learn a math lesson, but instead of holding pencils and paper their hands clutch yellow and purple rubber balls about the size of […]

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Jul 19, 2018
District Receives Financial Report Awards for PAFR, CAFR

Pickerington Schools and the district’s Treasurer’s Office have recently received two awards for excellence in financial reporting. Popular Annual Financial Report Following a review by a panel of independent reviewers, the district’s Fiscal Year 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) has received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting from the  Government Finance Officers Association […]

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Jun 6, 2018
Summer Lunch Program Plates Up Healthy Meals

On Monday, the air in Tussing Elementary School’s cafeteria carried the distinct aroma of pepperoni and echoed with the sounds and happy kids. It was the second day of the Pickerington Schools Food Services Department’s annual June Summer Lunch Program. The meals are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and help ensure all children […]

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Jun 6, 2018
PHSC Teams Picked As July 4 Parade Marshals

Awesome news from our friends at the City of Pickerington that the three Pickerington High School Central Division I championship teams will all serve as grand marshals for the July 4 Independence Day Parade! The members of the football team, girls basketball team, and boys track and field teams all will share this honor as […]

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Jun 4, 2018
Community Unites to Replace Buddy Bench

For years, Fairfield Elementary School’s Buddy Bench has been a place for students to go when they felt like they had no one to participate with in recess activities. Seeing a student sitting on the Buddy Bench was a sign to other students that they should reach out to those kids and ask them to […]

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May 31, 2018
Pickerington Schools Wins Award for VR Technology

Pickerington Schools is one of 22 schools and districts being recognized for education technology initiatives as part of the Schools of TechXcellence program. This is the second year for this national recognition program. The district is being recognized for its use of virtual reality, in which students use virtual reality headsets to experience far-off worlds, […]

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