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Apr 18, 2018
TGMS ‘Dragons’ Headed to Global D.I. Competition

Last year, they were the FBI (the Female Bureau of Investigation.) This year? The D.I. Dragons. A team of six students from Toll Gate Middle School is headed to Knoxville, Tenn., to represent Pickerington Schools in the global-level Destination Imagination competition from May 23-26. The all-female sixth-grade team is the first from the district to reach […]

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Apr 18, 2018
Congratulations to Top 10 students from the Class of 2018!

Congratulations to the decem decori, the top 10 students from this year’s graduating classes at Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington High School North. Thanks for being such outstanding examples of Pickerington Pride! Pickerington High School Central Dylan Azadi, son of Saeid Azadi and Wilma de Vries. He plans to major in biology at Miami […]

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Apr 16, 2018
Lakeview Students Create Dungeons and Dragons After-School Club

For one hour each week, Greg DeVoe’s social studies classroom transforms into a fantasy realm of imagination where demogorgons roam and druids test their endurance as they battle sorcerers with their swords and crossbows. Say what? If you’ve seen the Netflix hit series Stranger Things, you’ve heard of a demogorgon before. Chances are, you are […]

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Apr 16, 2018
TechConnect Will Showcase Educational Technology

Technology and education go hand-in-hand in Pickerington Schools, and a special event planned for May 10 will give parents, students, and the community a chance to see first-hand how the district is creating 21st-century learning environments. The community is invited to “TechConnect,” a first-ever event featuring students and teachers sharing how technology is being used to support […]

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Apr 16, 2018
29 Staff Members Honored with 2018 POPs Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Pride of Pickerington (POPs) building-level winners! Fourteen educators and 15 support personnel have received the 2018 “Pride of Pickerington” (POP) employee-of-the-year awards for their individual buildings. These individuals were selected by their colleagues as representing the best of the best of our talented, dedicated staff. The 29 winners will now be considered for the […]

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Apr 12, 2018
Violet Fourth Grade Student Runs Fundraiser for Custodian

“How’s it going, Carter?” Head Custodian Eddie Figueroa asked with a big smile as students would exit cars and buses and head into Violet Elementary. Every day, Mr. Eddie welcomed students to school while helping at the parent drop-off line. Carter Hutmire, a fourth grade student at Violet Elementary, described Mr. Eddie as one of […]

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Apr 10, 2018
Ridgeview’s Ely Potter Wins ‘Peace’ Competition

When Ely Potter speaks – and when he writes – it pays to listen. The Ridgeview STEM Junior High School eighth grader’s words about peace were powerful enough to land him first place in an international writing competition sponsored by Lion’s Club. Potter presented his comments in a speech to the organization’s annual meeting in […]

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Apr 5, 2018
District Wins Digital School Districts Award

Pickerington Schools is one of 45 school districts around the country to receive the 2017-18 Digital School Districts Survey Award. The awards are presented by the Center for Digital Education at the National School Boards Association’s annual conference each spring. The awards recognize districts that are innovating in exemplary ways by investing in tools and […]

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Apr 4, 2018
Pickerington Students Learn Coding Basics With Drones

In a busy classroom at Toll Gate Middle School, student Noah Raymer’s fingers deftly flutter across the screen of his iPad under the watchful eye of teacher Emily King. A few taps of his index fingers later and the green LED “eyes” of a small, insect-like drone blink to life. The drone buzzes and lifts […]

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Apr 3, 2018
Last Day to ‘Charge’ Meals Will Be May 10

Please note that the last day students will be able to charge a meal will be Thursday, May 10. After that date, students MUST have money in their My Payments Plus account to purchase lunch. This ensures the district can clear up end-of-year negative balances. Please check your student’s My Payments Plus account at https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/ regularly to […]

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