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.
Jennifer Pugh, a second-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary; Kelly Balaz, a second-grade teacher at Hanby Elementary; and Elizabeth Hafner, a first-grade teacher at Whittier Elementary, have been named Westerville Education Foundation’s November Teachers of the Month.
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.
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.
Fifth-graders at Whittier Elementary helped the MoMM Foundation at the Jaycee Pool lodge last month by organizing their supplies for their upcoming Holiday Blessings community assistance program, where they provide meals and necessary supplies to families in need.