The Great Kindness Challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible in schools and on campuses nationwide. Using a provided checklist of 50 kind acts, students accept the challenge and show the world that KINDNESS MATTERS!
Congratulations to Middle & Intermediate School artists Ellie McClelland (grade 6), Katia Jacoby (grade 6), Ashley Clinger (grade 8), Chloe Fulmer (grade 8) and Sydney Tagaloa (grade 8). Their work is being recognized and included as part of Youth Art Month & the Young Peoples Art Exhibition. The art will be on display in downtown Columbus beginning March 3.
A record number of students advanced to the State Science Day event in March of 2017. The NAPLS District-wide competition will be held on Feb. 15 in the Intermediate School and students grades 5 - 12 are encouraged to participate. A rough draft of the project is due Jan. 9.
Thank you to ABC World News Tonight for highlighting the Girls on the Run program at New Albany - Plain Local Schools. The program is geared towards girls in grades 3 through 5 and also includes a curriculum component on empowerment, kindness and service.
Superintendent Michael Sawyers is joined by Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer, Becky Jenkins and School Board President, John McClelland as they present the State of the Schools address on October 23, 2017 from the McCoy Center for the Arts. State of the Schools provides a comprehensive look at the academic & financial performance of the district.