More Pickerington News

Relay for Life

Cities join forces for race

Because "cancer never sleeps," cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family will walk or run continuously for 12 to 24 hours in Relay For Life events this summer to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
Columbus International Children's Choir

Vatican show set for world-travelers

Music has taken the Columbus International Children's Choir around the world.

2016-17 calendar to provide teacher collaboration, flexibility

The Pickerington Local School District's 2016-17 calendar will feature new daily start times for junior high and high school students, as well as monthly delayed starts to provide for teacher collaboration and student assessment.

Club's membership grows

College notes

* Blake Collins of Pickerington was named to the fall 2015 dean's list at Belmont.

Coming up

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Kindergarten registration opens March 9

Kindergarten registration for fall 2016 begins in the Pickerington Local School District March 9.

Maxey chosen to be Rotary district governor

Reynoldsburg-Pickerington Rotarians have relished the opportunity to serve the area in numerous ways, whether distributing dictionaries to schoolchildren or providing teens with gifts during the holidays.

Parks and recreation

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.
Police beat

Pickerington: Theft from business leads to drug charges

Pickerington Police arrested a 30-year-old man and a 24-year-old man on theft and drug charges at 1:58 p.m. Jan. 22 at a business in the 100 block of Postage Drive.

State of the Schools event set for Feb. 29

Pickerington Local School District officials will share current and future plans for shaping young minds and preparing students for success during the 2016 Celebration of Excellence Expo and State of the Schools address.

Women's league offers scholarships

The Violet Township Women's League will award four scholarships of $2,000 each to graduating seniors who live in Violet Township and/or the Pickerington Local School District.

Senior News

Upcoming programs and events at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive, are listed below.
Violet Township

Fire department services get top rating

The Violet Township Fire Department is in rare company these days.

District sends seven, plus one, to All-State band, choir event

Pickerington's two high schools each had three representatives selected to the Ohio Music Education Association's All-State Band, and a local fifth-grader and a home schooled student were also tapped for their vocal talents.

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