With cuts, honors and a campaign for a levy and bond issue, 2012 has been a tumultuous year for Dublin City Schools.
Loss and success both marked 2012 for the Hilliard school district as staff members, students and community members mourned the untimely deaths of two high school students, experienced the bittersweet retirement announcement of a longtime leader and celebrated students' academic achievements and annual rites of passage.
School buildings were a major concern among area school districts in 2012, whether students were moving into "new" ones or leaders were figuring out how to make the old ones hold more kids.
Money, in terms of levies and budget cuts, dominated conversations in the Westerville City School District in 2012.
The South-Western City School District's major accomplishment in 2012 was gaining approval of Issue 8, a $148-million bond issue that cleared the way for the district to move ahead with its ambitious school building renovation plan.
A vice presidential visit, a change in superintendents and partnership with businesses at the new Commons at Clark Hall are among the highlights of 2012 for the Gahanna-Jefferson schools.
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