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Oct 17, 2018
District Junior High, Middle School Families Invited to College & Career Family Night

It’s never too early to start thinking about your child’s college and career, and an event planned for Nov. 15 will start the planning process for Pickerington junior high and middle school students and their parents. The third annual College and Career Family Night will be Thursday, November 15. While the event will be held […]

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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
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 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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Sep 19, 2018
CommUNITY Fair To Feature Student Performances, Local Vendors

The third annual Pickerington Schools CommUNITY Fair will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Pickerington High School Central. As in previous years, the fair is free, open to the public, and appropriate for all ages. This year, the family friendly event will feature several song and dance performances, a fashion show […]

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Sep 18, 2018
Four Pickerington Seniors Qualify as 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. Pickerington High School Central students Aisha Ayub, Bertha Chou, and Emmy Shao and Pickerington High School North student Adam Sherry have been named 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. The National Merit […]

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Sep 13, 2018
State Report Card Indicates Ongoing Progress

Every aspect of our lives seems to be under a magnifying glass with an eye on progress. It’s no different with school districts. At Pickerington Schools, we constantly assess students and teachers and gauge the progress they are making toward educational goals. We aren’t the only ones looking at where we stand as a district. […]

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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
Prevention/Intervention Coordinator: Let’s Unite to Fight Substance Abuse

It’s no secret that drugs, particularly opiates, are a significant problem in Ohio and the nation. The problem also affects Pickerington and our district’s students. That’s a significant reason Pickerington Schools Board of Education approved a new staff position to focus specifically on issues related to prevention and intervention, starting with the 2018-19 school year. […]

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