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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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 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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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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