Weekly Update

McCord Messenger 1/09/23 to 1/13/23

Yesterday was our first club meeting day. Our students were given the opportunity to provide feedback regarding club offerings for the second semester. Our clubs will meet every two weeks during the second semester & we run an adjusted schedule on those days. Students who did not show an interest in participating in a club could utilize that time to work on any homework or assignments for their classes. I have our clubs listed below so you can see what choices our students came up with:

  • archery club
  • book club
  • computer science/coding club
  • crochet club
  • disc golf club
  • diversity/international club
  • drama club
  • game club
  • movie club
  • school news club
  • scrabble club
  • student council
  • wordle club
  • yearbook club

Club Pictures from 1-12-23

Basketball vs Marysville

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McCord PTA is excited to share that the McCord Winter Wolf Pack Party is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 27, from 6-8 p.m. at McCord! In the gym, we'll feature several GIANT inflatables (inflatable twister, an inflatable "cash grab" game, and inflatable baseball, football, basketball, darts and more!); in the cafeteria, we'll feature JUST DANCE, fun carnival-style games, a gift card raffle, and pizza, candy and drinks for sale for $2 each; and in the libary, we'll have board games and a movie. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased online via PTA Member Hub by end of day, Jan. 26, or with cash at the door. Pizza, candy and drinks cost an additional $2 each, cash only. All proceeds benefit McCord PTA. We'll post a volunteer sign up for parents who want to help out, so keep an eye out for that! Questions? Contact Tara Schumacher at t_m_rogers@yahoo.com or Heidi Schaeffer at heidiinboulder.msn.com!
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Worthington's Science Day

This year’s K-12 Science Day will be held on Saturday, February 25th, 2023 at Thomas Worthington High School. Science Day has grown to include a number of different options for students. The events planned for the 2023 science day include: Science Fair, Invention Convention, Design Challenge, and a Cubing Competition. To sign up to volunteer or judge, register students to participate, or learn more, visit the Science Day website (www.worthington.k12.oh.us/ScienceDay).


Linworth Experiential Program is hosting an Open House for 8th grade families on Wednesday, February 1, from 7:00-8:00 p.m.?


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Hello 8th Grade Families,

Worthington Kilbourne High School is excitedly anticipating your student joining us next school year. During the month of January there will be two welcoming events for current 8th graders from McCord, Perry, and Phoenix Middle Schools.

On January 18th, we will be welcoming 8th grade students for elective course presentations and a building tour. This will take place during the school day.

On the evening of January 25th, we will hold Transition & Curriculum Night from 7:00-8:45 at WKHS. Our Transition & Curriculum Night gives parents and students the opportunity to receive first-hand information about the courses and programs offered at the high school level.

More information will be forthcoming in January. We wanted you to be able to save the date before the new year.


Josh Almanson

Assistant Principal

Worthington Kilbourne High School

Worthington City School District

@mralmanson Twitter

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Dyslexia Workshop Video and Family Resources

I have created a Dyslexia Resources smore with a link to the recording of the Special Education Parent Mentor Dyslexia Workshop Presented by Steve Griffin as well as family resources for parents.

Thank you for your support,


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Middle School Learner Profile

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PACK Behavior Expectations

We wanted to review our PACK expectations for students now that we are well into the second quarter of the school year. Our students have done a great job but it is always good to keep our expectations front and center. We expect students to display these traits in all areas of our building, on the athletic fields, courts and mats and most importantly in the community and at home. Our assist teachers will be reviewing these with our students prior to holiday break. It would be great if you (parents) can review these with your student at home.

P - practice respect

A - act responsibly

C - choose to be involved

K - kindness to others