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Sep 6, 2019
Harmon Class Gains Scholastic Sponsors Via Facebook

Miss Weisman, 5th grade English and Language Arts teacher at Harmon Middle School, was inspired this past summer to find a sponsor for each of her students to obtain a new book from Scholastic Book Orders during every school month. In late July, she reached out to those on her personal Facebook page to share […]

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Aug 30, 2019
Pickerington CommUNITY Fair Seeks Volunteers

​Pickerington Local Schools will be celebrating our 4th annual CommUNITY Fair on Saturday, October 5, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pickerington High School North. Our goal is to spotlight and celebrate the diversity that is Pickerington! Our students come from five continents, and speak over 40 languages. We would like to have many of our families participate in the […]

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Aug 27, 2019
It’s Never Too Early to Learn About Head Lice

Although Pickerington Schools has not seen widespread cases of head lice this year, it’s never too early to become informed about them. An estimated 6 to 12 million infestations occur each year in the United States, most commonly among children ages 3 to 11. Parents frequently ask us how to identify lice and what to […]

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Aug 22, 2019
Seeking PLSD Support Staff

Applications for several district support staff positions are currently open: Duty Aide — Hours vary from 2-7 hours per day ($9.15 per hour) Office Assistant — Hours vary from 4.5-7.5 hours per day ($10.00 per hour) Secretary — 8 hours per day ($13.05 per hour) Kindergarten Aide — Hours vary from 4-7.25 hours per day […]

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Aug 19, 2019
Please Resubmit Elink Help Requests Sent Between Aug. 8-18

Dear PLSD parents, Due to the transition to a new host for the Elink program, we’re told some requests for assistance with the program may have been lost in cyberspace. To ensure you get the assistance you need, please resubmit any Elink help request sent between the dates of August 8 – 18. Tyler Technologies […]

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Aug 15, 2019
Staff Offered Donation Option for Community Turf Fund

Did you know there’s a simple way for you to support and help improve our school district even if you don’t have time to volunteer? We have exciting news to follow up on after the Pickerington Turf Fund story we shared last week. This school year, Pickerington Schools’ employees may opt to donate to the […]

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Aug 6, 2019
PLSD Board of Education Backs Community Turf Project

The PLSD Board of Education recently passed a resolution endorsing the Pickerington Community Turf Committee, along with the creation of the Capital Projects Turf Fund. The Turf Committee‘s goal is to raise $2,250,000 to pay for the purchase and installation of turf at both Pickerington High School Central’s Tiger Stadium and Pickerington High School North’s […]

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Aug 6, 2019
FAQs About 2019 Reappraisal in Pickerington Schools and Fairfield County

Treasurer Ryan Jenkins put together a FAQ sheet to explain how the 2019 reappraisal may affect you. It explains how valuation increases work in Ohio counties and how increased property values do not necessarily mean increased taxes. FAQs About 2019 Reappraisal in Pickerington Schools

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Aug 1, 2019
Schedule for 5th and 9th Grade Chromebook Handout

***Update: If you missed Chromebook handout day, you can still pick up your student’s Chromebook on the first day back to school at your child’s school. All Pickerington Schools 5th and 9th grade students will get new Chromebooks this year, which will need to be picked up during specified times.   5th grade Chromebook handout will […]

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Jul 29, 2019
New Student-Athlete Drug Testing Policy Takes Effect August 1

Dear PLSD Parents, Please note that a brand new drug testing policy is being implemented as we begin the 2019-20 school year. To better serve our students, there will now be year-round drug testing for high school athletes from Aug. 1 to May 31. The cost of the high school pre-season test is $20. There […]

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