McCord Messenger

Updated 10/27/21

Just a reminder, no candy in school.

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Dear McCord Families,

We thank you and your family for being our valued partners as we work together to educate the children in our district. As you may already be aware, building our well-being and social-emotional learning skills is an important goal for our school this year and every year. Over the next few weeks, students will participate in several exercises to better understand these concepts and to reflect on how they perceive these skills in themselves.

As we have done for the last four years, we will be asking for your child to reflect on his/her own mindsets and approaches to learning via an online survey. The survey shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes to complete and will be administered during a two-week window from November 8 - November 19, 2021.

We are partnering with Panorama Education, a third-party vendor, to support us in administering these surveys. The survey content will ask students in grades 3-12 to self-reflect on School Safety, Teacher-Student Relationships, Sense of Belonging, Rigorous Expectations, and Self-Efficacy. Additionally, our students in grades 6-12 will also be asked to self-reflect on two additional topics; Diversity and Inclusion and Cultural Awareness.

Student voice matters to us and their responses will provide invaluable insights into their experiences and how we can improve and adapt our instruction to meet their needs. If a student doesn’t feel like they have enough information to answer a question, they will be able to skip the item altogether.

If you have any questions about the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) survey, please don’t hesitate to contact us in the office at 614-450-4000.


Michael Kuri

On Wednesday, November 3rd, Operation Street Smart will be sharing current drug trends, what our kids are exposed to, where kids hide drugs and what to look for at home. The O.S.S. team has all the latest information and we always learn something new from them!

This will be an in-person event at Worthington Kilbourne High School. We always enjoy sharing dinner with you and your family during our Speaker Series presentations. For this event, we will be offering individually boxed dinners to be respectful of covid concerns. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for this event.

Registration is required, reserve your seats today!

Don't forget to connect with us through social media to keep up-to-date on all the latest information regarding our Speaker Series. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter You can also watch videos of previous presenters on YouTube, simply click here.

We are excited to launch the WCC Speaker Series and can't wait to see you soon. (Register today!)

Lori Povisil, Chair
Amy Ambrozich, Vice-Chair

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