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Jan 27, 2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Celebration Honorees

Pickerington Schools’ first virtual celebration honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was live streamed last night from Violet Baptist Church in Pickerington. PLSD students that exemplified MLK’s dream were selected to speak and sing during the event. Long-time PLSD employee (now retired) Debra Porter-Sawyer was also honored for her service to the district and […]

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Jan 25, 2022
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Is Feb. 1

Pickerington Schools is again partnering with Nationwide Children’s Hospital for a  COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Tussing Elementary on Feb. 1 from 5-8pm. The second dose will be provided on Feb. 22, 5-8pm. This clinic will administer the Pfizer vaccine to ages 5 +, and the booster will also be available. Click this link to register! […]

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Jan 18, 2022
Pickerington Schools Are Growing — Latest Enrollment Projections

Based on the latest projections from the consulting firm Cooperative Strategies, the Pickerington Schools are growing. And, the space needed to educate our students is rapidly dwindling. The Pickerington School Board of Education discussed the latest enrollment projections for the Pickerington Schools at its January 10, 2022 meeting. Ryan Jenkins, Treasurer/CFO for the District, led […]

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Jan 18, 2022
Seeking Your Feedback On the Proposed 2022-23 SY Calendar

At it Jan. 10, 2022 meeting, the Board of Education considered the first draft of the 2022-23 SY Calendar. The calendar is available for review on our Calendars and School Schedules webpage. The Board would love to hear your feedback on the calendar. You are invited to fill out a short Google form to provide […]

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Jan 14, 2022
Grades 7-12 Will Learn Virtually on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022

Due to staff and substitute staff shortages, all students in grades 7- 12 will learn virtually tomorrow, January 14, 2022. All students in K-6 grade will attend classes in person and on their regular schedule. Grades 7 -12 staff will report to their building, unless instructed to go to another building. For more information about […]

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Jan 12, 2022
Virtual Town Hall Recording/Materials Are Now Online

Last night, during a Virtual Town Hall event, PLSD’s leadership team presented our new “Flexible 3.0 — Pickerington’s Proactive and Prepared Plan.”  The full recording of the Virtual Town Hall is available on our PLSD Communications YouTube channel. PLSD’s Flexible Learning 3.0 Plan is an upgrade to the Flexible Learning 2.0 Plan, which the district […]

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Jan 6, 2022
Virtual Attendance Instructions

Dear PLSD parents and students, In preparation for the potential of a full virtual learning event in the future (either districtwide or in a specific building(s)), we’re sharing two sets of instructions for logging attendance on virtual learning days in Infinite Campus. The instructions are divided into grade levels so that parents are responsible for […]

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Jan 6, 2022
New Family Bilingual Liaisons Help Address Language Barriers

PLSD is excited about a new program that helps address language barriers for our New American and immigrant families. With this program, PLSD has contracted with Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS) to hire our own parents as Family Bilingual Liaisons who speak the following languages: Akan, Arabic, French, Ga, Nepali, Tigrinya, and Wolof. PLSD now […]

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Jan 5, 2022
PLSD Wins Meritorious Budget Award for FY22 Comprehensive Budget Document

Pickerington Schools is the recipient of the 2021–2022 Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for the submission of our FY 22 Comprehensive Budget Document. The Comprehensive Budget Document covers the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022 and subsequent budget projections for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2023, […]

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Jan 5, 2022
Annual PBIS/Restraint and Seclusion Notice

The Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports and Limited Use of Restraint and Seclusion Policy and Rule (5630.01 and OAC 3301-35-15) were recently updated. The state of Ohio (via OAC 3301-35-15) and the Pickerington Local School Board (via Policy 5630.01) include the following changes: PBIS Framework being defined, modified definitions, new reporting requirements, new team meeting […]

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