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Oct 18, 2018
“Dracula” and “The Diviners,” Upcoming Fall Theater Performances

Pickerington theater students are bringing two drama plays to the stage this fall. In November, the Pickerington High School Central theater department will present “Dracula,” and the Pickerington High School North theater department will present “The Diviners.” Central “Dracula,” written and adapted by Steven Dietz, covers the dramatic, harrowing, and horrifying tale of the prolific […]

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Oct 15, 2018
Parent/Teacher Conferences Approaching

Do you love to talk about your kid? So do we! A parent/teacher conference is one of the best ways for parents to gain a better insight into what their student is learning in school. Conferences will be held on four days in October: Thursday, Oct. 18 – Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences Monday, Oct. 22 – […]

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Oct 9, 2018
Heritage Elementary Creates Multi-Sensory Hallway

Heritage Elementary has turned one of its hallways into an interactive, multi-sensory space for students to walk, hop, jump, and learn while on the way to class. The idea for the sensory hallway began when staff saw a video on social media that sparked interest in creating a fun and interactive space for multi-sensory needs, […]

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Oct 9, 2018
Harmon Student to Help Present at State Conference

Harmon Middle School fifth-grader Rida Ali will be sharing information about Pakistan with teachers from around Ohio at the upcoming Ohio TESOL conference this Friday. Rida will present a “Kahoot” about Pakistan that she developed and presented at the recent Pickerington Schools CommUNITY Fair, which celebrates diversity in our district. Teacher Jennifer McGraner was so […]

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Oct 9, 2018
Policy Change Would Increase Discipline for Vaping, Juuling Possession

Possessing and using e-cigarettes and similar devices designed for vaping will become a much more serious offense if the Board of Education approves proposed changes to the student handbooks at its Oct. 22 meeting. The school board had a first reading Monday night to changes in the junior high and high school handbooks, making possession of […]

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Oct 8, 2018
Sycamore Creek Receives Ohio PBIS Bronze Recognition

Monday night the Board of Education recognized Sycamore Creek Elementary for being named a recipient of the Ohio PBIS Bronze Recognition Award for 2018. Each year the Ohio PBIS Network recognizes and identifies schools for their quality and fidelity of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) implementation. Schools are eligible to receive awards at the […]

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Oct 7, 2018
Friday’s Central/North Football Game Moving to Gahanna Lincoln HS

Updates: Based on some of the questions asked, we wanted to provide some basic updates to this change of venue. Those attending are asked to not arrive at Gahanna Lincoln High School before 4:30 p.m. Friday. Gahanna has school and afterschool activities of their own Friday. Gates will open at 5 p.m. All tickets and season […]

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Oct 5, 2018
Lauren Norwood Wins Chamber’s 2018 Youth Athena Award

Congratulations to Pickerington High School North senior Lauren Norwood, recipient of the Pickerington Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Youth Athena Awards competition. Lauren is an exemplary student, maintaining an average GPA of 4.1. Lauren has taken a difficult course load including AP and College Credit Plus classes. She is a two-sport varsity athlete in volleyball and […]

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Oct 5, 2018
Ridgeview Students Donating Uneaten Cafeteria Food to Pantry

Parents know that sometimes their kids may wind up with a little too much food on their plates, or food they may not really enjoy eating. Rather than allow all that food to go to waste, the Interact Club at Ridgeview STEM Junior High School (with help from teachers Erika Lomonico and Christy Williams) is […]

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Oct 4, 2018
Ridgeview’s McGarvey named Ohio Middle School Counselor of the Year

Ridgeview STEM Junior High School Counselor Eileen McGarvey was named Ohio Middle School Counselor of the Year by the Ohio School Counselors Association. Every year, the association awards one counselor at the elementary, middle/junior, and high school level. At the annual All Ohio Counselors Conference in November, one of the three awardees will be named […]

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