Schools

Buckeye Valley Showcases Staff And Student Impact Through NeverStop Campaign

22 Sep , 2019  

One county school district is taking a very positive message to the internet during the current academic year.

Buckeye Valley Schools is using a yearlong “NeverStop” campaign to highlight the amazing things staff and students are doing every day to better each other and the communities in which they live.  The NeverStop Campaign will not only recognize these things, but will celebrate them and most importantly encourage the community to NeverStop doing them. More…

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School Report Cards Released By The Ohio Department Of Education

13 Sep , 2019  

On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Education gave Ohio school districts their annual performance assessments.

The Ohio Department of Education’s 2019 School Report Cards are designed to give parents, communities, educators and policymakers information about the performance of districts and schools – to celebrate success and identify areas for improvement. This information identifies schools to receive intensive supports, drives local conversations on continuous improvement, and provides transparent reporting on the performance of students in foundational skills and knowledge and other important outcomes such as graduation and college and career readiness. The goal is to ensure equitable outcomes and high expectations for all of Ohio’s students. More…

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Schools

Take Note of Changes to the Requirements for High School Graduation

6 Sep , 2019  

Delaware County parents and students take note: the Ohio Department of Education is spreading the word about new high school graduation requirements.

The requirements for graduation have been changed more than once by the state legislature in recent years such that there are currently three different sets of requirement rules for the four different high school grade levels. The most recent changes, made for the class of 2023, are expected to now be the permanent Ohio graduation requirement system (unless the legislature makes future changes). More…

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Delaware County Students Among OWU Global Scholars

5 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University is welcoming 13 first-year students into its Global Scholars Program in recognition of their potential for high academic achievement and passion for international issues.

The list includes students from Delaware, Powell, and Westerville. More…

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Risk Behavior Survey Being Conducted At Delaware County Schools

23 Aug , 2019  

The 2019/2020 Delaware County Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is being conducted with public-school districts across Delaware County.

This health survey is being given to students in grades 6–12 and is organized by the Delaware General Health District (DGHD). The survey will be taken electronically online during school hours with support from your school district. More…

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Opening Day Pep Rally At Olentangy HS

16 Aug , 2019  

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Local Program To Boost Academic Performance Gets A Financial Boost

6 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Education has announced the grantees awarded federal funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program. One of those recipients is Delaware City Schools.

The program creates or expands community learning centers that provide academic enrichment and youth development opportunities for students who attend predominantly high-poverty and low-performing schools. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center, Schools

Powell’s Village Academy Has Closed

19 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…

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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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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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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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