News

Sep 13, 2018
Dr. Briggs Presents Plan for Progress Concept at First Public Forum

Learn more about Plan for Progress and to give the district your feedback! The next public forum will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Pickerington Library Main Branch. In order to assist with our planning, we’re asking community members who plan to attend to RSVP. This is optional and not required to attend, but will […]

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Sep 12, 2018
Four Pickerington Students National Merit Semifinalists

Four Pickerington seniors are part of the small percentage of high school students who have qualified as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program. This year’s semifinalists from Pickerington High School Central are Aisha Ayub, Bertha Chou, and Emmy Shao. Pickerington High School North’s Adam Sherry also is a semifinalist. The National Merit Scholarship Program […]

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Sep 10, 2018
Bands Preparing Combined Show for Tournament of Roses

The 2018-19 school year has just started, but for Pickerington’s two high school marching bands all eyes are already focusing on New Year’s Day. That’s when nearly a year of fundraising, practice, and promotion will culminate in a Jan. 1 combined performance at the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade and Band Fest in Pasadena, California. […]

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Aug 10, 2018
How Are Technology Protection Fees Used by District?

When Pickerington Schools began providing either a Chromebook or iPad to every student in the district through its one-to-one technology program, we also made a technology protection plan available to act as insurance to cover the cost of possible repairs and replacement of damaged devices. Because fees for repairs to uninsured devices can cost parents […]

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Aug 8, 2018
Teachers Head Out Into Community to Meet Families Before First Day

Summer break is winding down, and Pickerington teachers are busy setting the groundwork for an amazing year. Staff members from several Pickerington schools are taking time during back-to-school preparation to head out into the community to meet students and families before the first day of class. For six years, the staff at Tussing Elementary has […]

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Jul 30, 2018
Parents May Apply For Free, Reduced Meals Starting Aug. 6

Update: The “grace period” for students who received free / reduced-price meals last school year to receive to continue to receive such meals for 2018-19 is Thursday, Sept. 27. Parents must complete a new application for this school year. Otherwise, students will be charged for full-price meals beginning Sept. 28. Apply on the link below. Pickerington […]

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Jul 19, 2018
District Receives Financial Report Awards for PAFR, CAFR

Pickerington Schools and the district’s Treasurer’s Office have recently received two awards for excellence in financial reporting. Popular Annual Financial Report Following a review by a panel of independent reviewers, the district’s Fiscal Year 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) has received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting from the  Government Finance Officers Association […]

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Jun 6, 2018
Summer Lunch Program Plates Up Healthy Meals

On Monday, the air in Tussing Elementary School’s cafeteria carried the distinct aroma of pepperoni and echoed with the sounds and happy kids. It was the second day of the Pickerington Schools Food Services Department’s annual June Summer Lunch Program. The meals are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and help ensure all children […]

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May 31, 2018
Pickerington Schools Wins Award for VR Technology

Pickerington Schools is one of 22 schools and districts being recognized for education technology initiatives as part of the Schools of TechXcellence program. This is the second year for this national recognition program. The district is being recognized for its use of virtual reality, in which students use virtual reality headsets to experience far-off worlds, […]

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May 18, 2018
Pickerington Schools Wins Coveted ISTE Tech Award

Pickerington Schools has received the 2018 Distinguished District Award from the International Society for Technology in Education for the district’s innovative approaches to using technology in our schools. Pickerington Schools will be among those honored with 2018 ISTE awards and the organization’s annual conference in Chicago June 24-27. “Each year, ISTE honors (those) who are […]

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