Pickerington Local Schools

State health officials Tuesday reported 6,508 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 new deaths.

The Pickerington Local School district is returning to four-days per week of in-person learning starting on November 16th.

Pickerington Local Schools have rescinded the promotion of an assistant principal after a social media post showed profane language critical of police.

The Olentangy Local Schools are moving the start of the school year from August 20th to August 31st to allow for the arrival and installation of safety equipment for teachers and staff.

The Pickerington Local School District is conducting a review of a staff member's social media post that has drawn complaints from parents. 

Host: Dan Skinner (@danielrskinner)

Guests: State Representative Brian Baldridge (90th District) and Blythe Wood, Academic and Behavior Coach, Pickerington Local School District, and Board Member of the International Dyslexia Association of Central Ohio.

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Franklin County Sheriff's Office

 Bond is set at 15 thousand dollars for a Columbus firefighter charged with importuning and attempted sexual conduct with a minor. 

A student at Toll Gate Middle School in Pickerington was removed from school Tuesday after showing a hit list to other students. 

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Officials in the Pickerington Local Schools are considering changing the student handbook to crack down on vaping. 

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The Fairfield County Board of Elections says three of five candidates for three Pickerington School Board seats submitted improper petition paperwork, meaning they will not be on the November ballot.

Some central Ohio school districts' funding requests were approved by voters on Tuesday.

The Pickerington Schools are pushing the start time for high school students back by 30 minutes to 7:55 a.m..

The Pickerington Local Schools teacher accused of hitting and killing her husband with her car last weekend has been reinstated after charges were dropped.  

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office

Fairfield County prosecutors have dropped aggravated vehicular homicide and reckless homicide charges against a Pickerington Local Schools teacher accused of killing her husband last weekend.

Pickerington High School officials are banning students from wearing shirts at football games bearing the name "Loud Pack," after learning it is a slang term for marijuana. 

The Pickerington School Board voted last night to approve the hiring of Valerie Browning as the district's new superintendent.

Pickerington Local Schools superintendent Rob Walker says he will retire on August 1st, saying he wants to spend more time with his family.

Bond is set at 50 thousand dollars for a Pickerington school bus driver charged with attempting to solicit a teenage boy for sex.