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Westerville North High School has announced five new additions to its Athletics Hall of Fame — all of whom will be honored prior to the Warriors boys basketball game against Westerville South High School on Jan. 26.
Westerville South High School’s Troupe 513 was honored at the #OhFallThesFest23 on Nov. 4 at Hilliard Darby High School.
Westerville North High School’s annual Chem Gems Sale will feature a new item this year: an assortment of wax melts.
Amid uncertainty in state funding, unexpected expenses and legislative changes, Westerville City School District has been able to stretch funds from a 5.9-mill levy voters approved in 2019 and delay deficit spending longer than originally anticipated.
Since October, the inaugural members of Hawthorne Elementary’s Ruling Our Experiences (ROX) girls group have been gathering each week to explore topics to help them navigate relationships, experiences and decisions.
Westerville City Schools Special Education Department is hosting a family engagement forum from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Early Learning Center.
Westerville City Schools' English Learner Department hosted its third parent meeting on Thursday, covering topics such as school closings in the event of inclement weather, All-Day kindergarten, special education and graduation requirements.
The Westerville City Schools Board of Education will convene in a regular meeting/work session at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27 at the district's Early Learning Center, 936 Eastwind Drive, in Westerville. Board meetings are open to the public.
For years, Westerville North High School’s literary magazine, The Silhouette, was an online publication showcasing the artistic works from the school’s creative community.
This year, WNHS senior and Silhouette editor Nolan Tribbie wants to ramp up the publication’s visibility among students by returning to its roots: a print issue.
Neal Shusterman, a young adult author and a 2015 National Book Awards winner, made a stop in Westerville on Monday during his national book tour, visiting Heritage and Walnut Springs middle schools to talk about his new graphic novel, “Courage to Dream: Tales of Hope in the Holocaust.”
Westerville North High School’s band director Sara Loney is returning to the national stage, joining up to 400 band directors from across the country to march in the 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 23.
Two seniors at Westerville North High School recently signed their letter of intent for a collegiate sport. Chloe Shockley and Jordan Smith plan to continue their girls basketball career at Edison State Community College in Piqua.
Throughout the week, students, teachers and staff across Westerville City Schools have celebrated Veterans Day by honoring those who served with school displays, recognition events and other activities. School staff at several buildings welcomed veterans and families connected to the military for school-wide assemblies and class visits on Friday.
Westerville North High School senior Ben Gabelman won the state championship in the Division I boys cross country individual race at the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Cross Country State Championships on Nov. 4 at Fortress Obetz and Memorial Park.
Choir members from Westerville’s three high schools joined their peers from across Central Ohio to perform in the annual Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) Honor Choir hosted by Capital University on Nov. 8.
Nate Hartnell, the head boys soccer coach at Westerville North High School, has been named OCC Capital Division I Boys Soccer Coach of the Year.
Marching bands at Westerville North High School and Westerville South High School received Superior ratings at the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) State Marching Band Contest held at Hilliard Bradley High School this month.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its November 2023 Students of the Month during a Nov. 2 meeting.
With the Nov. 1 early application deadline for many colleges approaching, Westerville high school counselors have been hosting workshops, events and individual meetings with students to help the Class of 2024 navigate their next steps after they graduate.
Nikki Edwards, head custodian at Hawthorne Elementary, demonstrated multiple how-to’s in automotive maintenance for members of Westerville North High School’s Young Feminists Club on Monday: how to change a tire, check the radiator, add window fluid and replace a light bulb in their car.
Westerville Central High School senior Jeilen Thompson has always been fascinated with cars. It was an interest his father shared with him as a child and Thompson wanted to continue learning about them, how they operate and how to troubleshoot problems.
Ten Westerville seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Westerville North High School hosted its second annual AllN Olympics, where students with multiple disabilities across the district’s three high schools came together for an inclusive sporting event. WNHS athletes served as their support peers, running each event and helping the AllN Olympians through each activity.
Julie Chance, a science teacher at Westerville North High School; Tom Cook, a social studies teacher at the Academic Enrichment Center; and Zoe Mieras, a math teacher at Westerville Central High School, have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s September Teachers of the Month.
For the past two years, Westerville North High School English teacher Aaron Taylor has been part of a Holocaust education task force at his synagogue that has examined how the Holocaust is taught in area schools and what resources are available to help educators teach it accurately.
The Rotary Club of Westerville recognized its October 2023 Students of the Month during an Oct. 5 meeting.
Before each chapter test in Lawrence Pack’s Honors Pre-Calculus class at Westerville North High School, students work together to review some of the more challenging problems in the lesson.
Students and parents interested in learning more about earning free college credits through the College Credit Plus (CCP) program can attend a virtual information night from 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5 on Zoom.
Westerville City Schools’ Transition Team is co-hosting two upcoming events with other districts to support students with developmental disabilities and their families as they make their way through high school and beyond.
Westerville community members interested in acquiring skills needed to help prevent suicide can participate in a virtual training hosted by Westerville City Schools, in partnership with the Westerville Education Challenge.
The Westerville North High School Marching Band qualified for the Ohio Music Education Association’s State Final following their performance at Saturday’s OMEA Westerville Invitational.
The Westerville North High School theatre department is opening the 2023-24 season with a fall production unlike any show students have done before.
Nine Westerville seniors are semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a recent announcement by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
Westerville North High School’s Young Feminist Club is kicking off the school year with a project members say is focused on building a community that supports each other.
Westerville North High School teacher Aaron Taylor and his student teacher, Bobby Belaire, greeted students Friday morning with apples and honey in honor of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
Alisa Franklin stood at the corner of the gym as fifth-graders from Jenny Findell’s class walked towards her, grabbing a spot in front of a large screen.
One student stopped as she neared Franklin.
“I’m so glad you’re back,” she said.
Westerville North High School kicked off a new school year with its annual yellow rose ceremony, which sets the tone for seniors embarking on their last year of high school and gives freshmen a chance to see what awaits them in the future.
A column near the entrance of Valentina’s, a new Italian restaurant at Bridge Park in Dublin, features the latest public art project by Westerville Central High School art teacher Jennifer Kiko and her husband and Westerville North High School alum, Eric Rausch.
Members of the Westerville North High School boys soccer team kicked off their first team event on Friday by helping Robert Frost Elementary’s PTA clear up the school’s garden beds for the start of the year.
More than 40 band students at Blendon Middle School, along with a dozen high school musicians, performed at an outdoor concert last month as part of Blendon’s second annual summer program, “The Little Band Camp that Could.”
The Westerville City School District Records Commission will hold its annual meeting at 5:50 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2023, in the Board Training Room of the district's Early Learning Center, located at 936 Eastwind Drive.
Westerville North High School basketball coach Shan Trusley is Ohio’s 2023 recipient of the Certificate of Recognition in the National Federation of State High School Association’s Spirit of Sport Awards.
An outreach program with gourmet gift retailer Harry & David is “adopting” English Learner classes at Westerville North High School.
Westerville families can enjoy hands-on educational activities with WOSU Classroom as part of Second Saturday Kids Day during the Columbus Arts Festival 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 10 in front of COSI.
Westerville City School District (WCSD) Treasurer/CFO Nicole Marshall recently informed Board of Education members that her financial projections in November — where the district delayed entering deficit spending for at least one more fiscal year — have remained steady.
Those attending the commencement ceremonies for Westerville City Schools’ three high schools on May 27 at the Celeste Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds should be prepared for heavy traffic around the area.
Julianne Schaffer, an English teacher at Westerville Central High School, Angela Zimmerman, a fourth-grade teacher at Whittier Elementary and Lowry Wisner, a third-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s (WEF) May Teachers of the Month.
Westerville City Schools’ Summer Enrichment Theatre program will now be bringing “Mean Girls the Musical” to the stage this summer.