The Upper Arlington School District and Jones Middle School are among 18 Ohio school districts and 21 Ohio schools to earn 2014 SOAR Awards for High Progress.
Five Upper Arlington school buildings have earned the EPA's Energy Star certification, indicating the buildings perform in the top 25 percent of facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.
Upper Arlington High School senior Charles P. has been selected as a regional finalist in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. Charles is one of just 60 finalists selected from a pool of 300 semifinalists across the country.
Windermere students and parents are taking part in a service organization called Meals on Wheels, which helps the elderly and people with disabilities live independently. Parents sign out their students during the lunch hour and the two generations work together to deliver hot meals to those in need. Former Upper Arlington High School teacher and Windermere parent Stori Rex brought the idea to Windermere in the winter of last year and it's growing by the week.