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Jan 5, 2018
New Program Will Give Students ‘Mindful’ Start to Day

If you’re describing a typical day in an elementary school classroom, “calm” and “serene” would not be the first adjectives that come to mind. A new music and mindfulness program at Pickerington Elementary could change that, at least as children and staff start each day. Starting after winter break, “Mindful Music Moments” will create a […]

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Jan 4, 2018
Are You Ready for Snow Days?

Happy 2018! With winter comes the possibility of bad weather. Pickerington Schools reminds parents to be prepared for the possibility of school delays and cancellations. Check contact info on Infinite Campus First, parents are reminded to make sure their contact information and preferences are up to date on Infinite Campus. Pickerington Schools announces emergency closings […]

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Dec 8, 2017
Olshefski Ends Second Term on BOE; Reception Monday

  During the past eight years while Cathy Olshefski has served as one of Pickerington’s school board members, she has seen one thing as a constant: Change. “The dominant theme over the past eight years has been change. I’m proud of the fact that I’ve been given the opportunity by this community to be a […]

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Dec 5, 2017
Pickerington Elementary Author Visit/Book Sale

As part of our “Mindful Reading Week at Pickerington Elementary,” we will be visited by Stacy Sims, a mind-body educator, and author, on January 12th. She is the founder of City Silence and also the creator of the Mindful Music Moments program we will be using building-wide.   She has two board books available for sale: When […]

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Dec 1, 2017
Interns Helping District Offer ‘Holistic’ Student Support

There’s a lot more to educating a child than just reading, writing, and arithmetic. Teachers and other educators know it’s critical to focus on the whole child, including the mental, emotional, and social challenges that occur inside and outside of the schools. Without supporting the foundations of children’s well being, getting kids to focus on […]

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Nov 3, 2017
Family Fun Night Nov. 9

Bring the whole family out Nov. 9 for the Pickerington Elementary School Family Fun Night Thursday, Nov. 9. The event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and includes STEM projects and demonstrations, health and fitness activities, a photography booth, a “Wild West” Scholastic Book Fair, a book swap table where kids can trade up to […]

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Oct 26, 2017
Tickets to Antique and Craft Show Now Available Online

Tickets to the 33rd annual Pickerington Antique and Craft Show are available online this year through the Pickerington High School North and Pickerington High School Central box offices. Tickets are $4 for general admission and $2 for seniors. Children 12 and under are admitted free. This year’s festival will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Preparation For Parent/Teacher Conferences

Have you ever asked your child how their day at school was or about what they learned? Have you gotten one word answers like, “good,” and “stuff”? Well, luckily parent teacher conferences are approaching. Chad Rice, principal at Heritage Elementary School, says parents should schedule a conference with their child’s teacher to help paint the […]

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Sep 7, 2017
Pickerington Schools Celebrates Diversity and Cultures with CommUNITY Fair

The second annual Pickerington Schools CommUNITY Fair will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Pickerington High School Central. The CommUNITY Fair is open to the public and appropriate for all ages. The fair will include performances from elementary students, Irish dancers, Laotian dancers, a fashion show, and an Ethiopian dance. “We […]

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Aug 15, 2017
Drivers Urged To Be Cautious As Kids Return To School

Dear Parents and Friends of the Schools, Each year, Pickerington Schools experience incidents involving vehicles traveling at excessive speeds near our schools and drivers who are not watching for children walking and biking near school. Pickerington Schools reminds parents and other drivers within our community to be cautious and attentive around school zones because children […]

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