A message from Dr. Philip Wagner
As 2017 and the first semester
draw to a close, it is time for us to reflect on the changes that have shaped
this last year. Our student enrollment is growing, our educational programs are
excelling, and we are planning to break ground in 2018 for our new high school
building – an enormous change made possible by the unwavering support of our
parents, staff, community, and members of the Board of Education.
Our Board of Education is
changing this year as current president Richard Wand decided not to re-run for
the Board and is leaving in December at the end of his second term. Richard, a
parent of two Licking Heights students and spouse of a third grade teacher, has
contributed so much to the district since his election to the Board of
Education in 2010. His leadership style and interest in our facilities and
operational efficiency will be missed, but we wish Richard well in his future
In his place, we welcome Mark
Rader (a Licking Heights graduate) as our newest member, and congratulate
current members Tracy Russ and Paul Johnson on their re-election. I am looking
forward to continuing our positive forward progress as a district with this
Board of Education. Licking Heights Local Schools is stronger because of their
dedication and involvement.
Serving on the Board of Education is just one official way to make a difference at Licking Heights Local Schools. We are always looking for volunteers to support our students in the classroom, through our PTOs, at the building offices, or with one of our booster organizations. We believe we are stronger together, and our community is stronger when we rally behind our schools. It’s an exciting time to be a hornet; I can’t wait to see what 2018 brings!