Powell/Lewis Center, Schools

Powell’s Village Academy Has Closed

18 Jul , 2019  

In a statement made on its website earlier this week, the Village Academy Board of Trustees announced that the institution would not reopen for another school year.

The statement shared in part, “Over the past years, the School has worked to increase enrollment, minimize expenses and bolster giving by our supporters in the community. Yet our overall enrollment and giving have not reached the level needed for us to continue to operate. More…

Schools

Delaware Teacher Recognized In Educator Of The Year Awards

16 Jul , 2019  

Instructure has announced the winners of its inaugural Educator of the Year Awards at the annual InstructureCon edtech conference. One of those recipients, chosen from educators across the country, was a teacher with Delaware City Schools.

Building on the success of the 2018 awards, the Educator of the Year Awards recognizes outstanding educators working to further teaching as well as shape the next generation of students. This year’s six winners represent education innovation in both the K-12 and higher education fields. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University, Schools

Spend Your Whole Lifetime Learning

12 Jul , 2019  

Online registration begins July 15 and runs through September 4 for the inaugural session of the Lifelong Learning Institute at Ohio Wesleyan University. Telephone and mail-in registration begin July 22. More…

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Schools

Proposed School Funding Bill Would Boost All County Districts

3 Jul , 2019  

A school funding measure introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives might well put a smile on the face of Delaware County school officials.

The County’s four home-based districts would each receive an increase under the measure, each receiving a share of the proposed $600 million increase over two years. More…

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Schools

Middle Schoolers From Ten Counties Descend Upon Delaware

8 Jun , 2019  

Everyone calls it “owl” for short, but the gifted-and-talented children who attend the Ohio Wesleyan/Junior League of Columbus (OWjL) camp each summer also call the weeklong program a life-changing experience that teaches them it’s OK to be smart.

Students invited to attend OWjL camp are nominated by principals, guidance counselors, or teachers from more than 120 middle schools in 10 central Ohio counties: Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties. The sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders all have earned high test scores on nationally normed tests and demonstrated exceptional talent, creativity, or leadership. More…

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Schools

Buckeye Valley Students Give A Meal To Give Back

28 Apr , 2019  

A project at Buckeye Valley High School has connected students and community in a powerful way.

The Give a Meal project was organized by BVHS Student Council President, Stephie Choe and BVHS National Honor Society President, Selina Seliskar.  These two senior leaders worked with Joyce Wagner, President of the OSU Alumni Club of Delaware County and NHS and Student Council Adviser, Chris Pileski to organize and fundraise for the project. The Give a Meal Project provides lunches to those in the Delaware Community that are less fortunate. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Schools

College, Careers, And Coffee

16 Mar , 2019  

Parents of Delaware County 6th to 9th graders, you are invited to a College and Career Coffee Chat.

Are you beginning to talk to your child about college and career? Why not attend an upcoming session to learn more about the “super electives” your student can take later in high school via the Delaware Area Career Center: Zoo school, engineering, nursing, bioscience, app development, cybersecurity, pharmacy, digital design and more. More…

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Polaris Area, Schools

Xavier University Comes To Delaware County

10 Mar , 2019  

A new university is coming to Delaware County.

The Cincinnati Business Courier is reporting that Xavier University from Cincinnati will soon be launching its first-ever bachelors degree program in central Ohio, and will be calling Delaware County its home. More…

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Polaris Area, Schools

Preschool To Hold Open House Event

8 Mar , 2019  

Villa Montessori has announced their next Open House and Reggio-inspired education event.

“Villa Montessori excels at providing authentic Montessori and Reggio-inspired curriculum in a nurturing educational environment that begins with children starting at 6 weeks. Come tour the school, meet the teachers, and learn more about our unique and one-of-a-kind culture and curriculum. The entire family is welcome!” said School Director Ms. Tamye Crutchfield. More…

Schools

Registration Open For Olentangy Summer Enrichment Experience

4 Mar , 2019  

Are you looking for an enrichment opportunity for your child this summer?

Creative writing. Cooking. Robotics. Debate. Website Design. Courses in these and many more areas will be on offer as Olentangy Local Schools holds its Summer Enrichment Experience (SEE’19) from June 3-13. Courses are held from 9 to 11:45 AM and from 12:15 to 3 PM. Students may attend either or both sessions. More…

Schools

Name That School!

8 Feb , 2019  

Big Walnut Local Schools is turning to the community to help in its choice of a name for the district’s newest elementary school.

The new facility was approved by voters in November of 2017 and will sit in close proximity to the new Big Walnut High School on a total of 103 acres. The price tag for the elementary building is $17 million, and it is set to enroll its first class in the 2020-2021 school year. More…

Schools

Foundation Scholarships Fuel Careers

4 Feb , 2019  

Delaware Countians are fortunate to have a strong, active community foundation in place.

Each year, the Delaware County Foundation awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors across the county. Almost all are school, GPA, high school, college/university, extracurricular, or field specific. More…

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Schools, Sports

Runner Becomes First Westerville North Athletic Hall Of Famer

1 Feb , 2019  

On Friday evening, January 18, track star Bob Kennedy (class of 1988) became the first individual inducted into Westerville North High School’s new Athletic Hall of Fame.  Students serving on the Warrior Athlete Leadership Team, advised by Athletic Director Wes Elifritz, made the selection and hosted the banquet.  North’s Notables provided musical entertainment. More…

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Delaware, Schools

City Council, School Board To Hold Joint Meeting

28 Jan , 2019  

Monday evening brings the annual joint meeting of the City Council of the City of Delaware and the Delaware City Schools Board of Education.

During the meeting, the published agenda indicates that the joint bodies will discuss the following: More…

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Schools

Class Of 2032 Registration To Open At Big Walnut

20 Jan , 2019  

Yes, you heard that correctly. Kindergarten registration for the Class of 2032 begins for Big Walnut Local Schools on February 19 at 8 AM.

Detailed student enrollment requirements can be found here. This includes a list of required documents which must be provided to secure registered status for your child. More…