At the 3rd annual O2 Conference, three Hilliard Students got to present their idea to improve the environment around them.

On March 1st, Two Darby sophomores and a Bradley senior presented their idea of creating Life Skills Classes at the 3rd O2 conference.  At the conference, there were five ideas presented by middle school to high school students from all over Central Ohio. Sophomores Sammy Robinson, Valeria Ortiz and senior Manar Alrjub met through the Serving Our Neighbors (SON) Ministries

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With many cancellations, Senior Thespian Joanie Shafer’s high school theatre career comes to a sudden end. 

 Joanie Shafer started her theatre career acting in her first show as Miss Casewell in “Mousetrap,” and was inducted to the International Thespian Society.  Now as a senior, she has earned the title 22-star thespian, been a part of 13 different shows and served as Darby Theatre president. Since her freshman year, Joanie has acted in many different roles. From

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Darby Senior Thrower Emma Kowalski reflects on her throwing career.

Since her freshman year, Emma Kowalski has been dominating the throwing world. She has attended multiple invitationals, outdoor and indoor states, and New Balance Nationals in New York.       Her journey began with 7th-grade track, throwing the shot and discus. As she got into high school she continued to master the other components of throwing by starting the hammer and weight.

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Athletes to thespians, four Darby seniors joined the theatre program at the start of their junior year.

Typically when you start out your high school career as an athlete you stay an athlete, but for four Darby seniors that wasn’t the case. Nate Churchill, Karsen Davidson, Gage Trolinger, and Tyler Hessenauer all joined the theater program at the start of their junior year. Before being thespians they participated in many different sports: cross country, track, swimming, wrestling,

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Senior Girls Basketball player Briana Turner has been a leader on and off the court.

Briana started her athletic career on the junior varsity soccer and basketball teams, and now as a senior, she has been part of the Varsity Soccer and Basketball teams.      Briana said her favorite part of being on an athletic team is the people.  “My favorite part about being on a team is definitely seeing my teammates everyday and knowing there

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A new year meant a new system of government for the city of Hilliard

Michelle Crandall was sworn in as Hilliard’s first-ever city manager.     In 2018, Hilliard residents voted to approve Issue 33 which means they agreed to transition the City from a “Mayor-City Council” form of government to a “City Council-City Manager” form of government.    Councilman Les Carrier helped lead the support of this new government. After working to change zoning policies he

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If Kickstarter, Ted Talks, and Shark Tank had a baby that grew up in Columbus it would look like this event.

Have you ever had an idea but ran into challenges getting started? Or don’t know how to get funding?     If so keep reading.    Two years ago: what started as just as a dream to fund student’s ideas to better Columbus with hard work has become a reality with an event hosted locally in Hilliard called the O2 conference.     The O2

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November 5th will decide new leadership for our school district’s future

On November 5th, while Hilliard City School students are out of school, voters will be hitting the polls to decide new leadership for Hilliard’s Board of Education. The Hilliard Board of Education is comprised of five members who help develop policies, listen to parent and student concerns, and continuously improve the quality of education in Hilliard. This upcoming election, five

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