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When Westerville Central High School junior Sahr Julian Rashid Noah was invited to design a t-shirt to be considered by L.A.-based clothing brand PacSun, he was uncertain about what to do.
The first letters from high school students at Montevideo, Uruguay arrived last week, providing students in Erin Moehl’s Advanced Placement Spanish 5 class a glimpse of life for peers living roughly 5,500 miles away.
Westerville South High School freshman Alex Miller had seen GaGa pits all throughout Westerville — except at Whittier Elementary while he was a student.
So for his Eagle Scout project this year, Miller approached Whittier’s PTA group and school leaders about building one for his former school.
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.
As a child, Westerville South High School senior Kandace McConnell was drawn to writing and reading as a form of self-expression. As part of her Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) project for the International Baccalaureate diploma, she wants to share her love for the language arts with her younger peers.
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 Central High School’s Thespian Troupe 6750 is diving into character roles with their winter production of The Man Who Came to Dinner, a madcap play that serves as a homage to 1930s intellectualism and pop culture.
Martin Fihi, a senior at Westerville South High School, earned a seat in the Ohio Music Education Association’s (OMEA) South-Central Region Orchestra, which is composed of talented high school musicians from three OMEA regional districts throughout central and southern Ohio.
Orchestra and jazz band students at Westerville South High School will perform classical holiday music selections as part of its “Sounds of the Season” concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the high school auditorium, 303 S. Otterbein Ave.
The newest addition to Westerville South High School’s Joy Rose Center of Excellence Media Center is sprinkled throughout the walls and bookcases: wooden signs that highlight different genres of books.
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.
Student leaders across Westerville Central High School gathered for the school’s inaugural Warhawk Student Leadership Summit on Monday, where they learned how important their role is in making WCHS a place where staff and students love to be everyday.
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.”
Students in Jen Kiko’s Advanced Painting 1 classes are creating artworks inspired by a variety of different cultural celebrations: Diwali, Carnival, Chinese New Year, Ramadán + Eid al-Fitr and Día de los Muertos.
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.
Westerville Central High School junior Prisha Malik is part of a new statewide group focused on the safety, health and wellness of Ohio's adolescents.
Two Westerville City School District teachers have been awarded grants totaling $1,050 from The Bette Marschall Memorial Education Fund of The Columbus Foundation.
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.
Westerville Central High School art teacher Jen Kiko and her husband and Westerville North High School alum Eric Rausch were featured in Thursday’s WOSU Broad & High online magazine show.
Four Westerville Central High School students participated in the Capital University Honor Band as part of the university’s 2023 Band Festival Nov. 10 and 11.
Westerville families can join Santa for all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausages at Westerville Central High School’s annual Santa Breakfast on Dec. 2.
The Melanated Queens, a Black female empowerment group at Westerville Central High School and Westerville South High School, gathered for their monthly meeting this week to discuss topics that mattered most to them.
More than 60 Westerville South High School students were recognized as “Cats with Class,” a long-standing WSHS tradition that honors students who demonstrate kindness and good school citizenship.
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.
Kattie Curiel, who was named the Educational Options for Success (EOS) program’s 12th Outstanding Graduate on Monday, wants to share her story and what she faced before starting at EOS.
Lauren Sefton, a science teacher at Westerville South High School and Heather Ivery, a kindergarten teacher at Mark Twain Elementary have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s October Teachers of the Month.
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.
Undesign the Redline, a national traveling exhibit aimed at educating communities about the impact of the historic policy known as redlining, will be on display at Otterbein University’s Stichweh Gallery through Dec. 17.
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.
Ed Calo, head boys basketball coach at Westerville South High School, is the Ohio nominee for the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) Boys Basketball Coach of the Year award.
Ten Westerville seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The Westerville community is invited to Westerville South Theatre Troupe 513’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” based on the beloved Charles Schulz comic strip, “Peanuts.”
Every Friday during the last period of the day, Minerva Park Middle School opens Panther Pantry — a pop-up market stand where students can grab macaroni and cheese, pasta fixings, canned goods, snacks and other donated items for meals over the weekend.
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.
The Westerville Central High School students sat in a circle, their faces composed, as art students at Otterbein University carefully sketched their portraits in charcoal.
In an artist’s studio at Otterbein’s Department of Art & Art History, the college artists shaped and shaded their subject’s facial features for a realistic drawing that will serve as reference for the painting they will create.
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.
Since the start of the year, students in Jody Christy’s Material Science classes at Westerville Central High School have been building their base understanding on the topic, covering crystal structures, atomic bonding and the chemistry behind what’s happening in a variety of materials.