Longtime Westerville schools administrator Curt Jackowski lost his eight-year battle with cancer Sunday, July 20, succumbing to the disease at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital in Columbus. He was 48.
In August, more than 50 million students nationwide will be heading back to school. Of the millions, about 15,000 will enter Westerville City Schools with backpacks full of new school supplies for the first day of school on Aug. 13.
Westerville school secretaries, bus drivers and custodians will receive 2 percent annual salary increases through the 2017-18 school year under negotiated agreements approved this week by the Westerville Board of Education.