News

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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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, […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Sep 28, 2017
Two Pickerington Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Awards

Toll Gate Elementary School and Toll Gate Middle School have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. Blue Ribbon status is one of the most prestigious awards given by the U.S. Department of Education. The schools each will receive the status of “Exemplary High Performing School.” The schools were two of just 342 recognized in the announcement […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
May 25, 2017
Pickerington Schools Summer Meals Program

School may be out until fall, but lunch is still available! The Food Services Department’s Summer Meals Program will be at a new location this year due to the district paving the Tussing Elementary parking lots. Lunch will be served at Harmon Middle School from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays in June.  Check out the lunch menu, including […]

Read more
May 25, 2017
Pickerington School Board Selected Briggs as Next Superintendent

The Pickerington Local School District Board of Education will take action at a special board meeting on May 30 at 6:00pm to employ Chris Briggs, Ed.D. as superintendent of schools, effective August 1, 2017. Dr. Briggs, who was awarded a five-year contract, is currently the superintendent of the Northridge Local Schools in Licking County. He […]

Read more