Welcome Back! Welcome Back! Welcome Back!
I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as I step into Year 1 as the Principal of Ohio Avenue Elementary. My name is Mr. Williams, I am originally from Cleveland, Ohio I have lived in Columbus for several years. I served as the Assistant Principal at Livingston Avenue Elementary for the last 2 years, where I had the opportunity to become immersed in the community. I look forward to building and fostering positive relationships with you and your scholars as we work together to achieve high levels of success.
The first day of school for staff is Monday, August 22nd. The first day of school for students is Wednesday, August 24th. (Kindergarten families will receive information on their students testing schedule by August 20, 2022.) Students will be allowed to enter the building at 8:30am for breakfast and class begins promptly at 9:00am.
Mark Your Calendars:
Aug. 22 - 23 Professional Development Days (Students Not in Attendance)
August 23 Orientation
Aug. 24 First Day for Students
Sept. 5 All Schools Closed (Labor Day)
Oct. 14 Professional Development Day (Students Not in Attendance)
Oct. 25 End of Quarter 1
Oct. 26 Records Day (Students Not in Attendance)
Nov. 8 Professional Development Day (Students Not in Attendance)
Nov. 23 All Schools Closed (Compensatory Day for Parent Conferences)
Nov. 21-25 All Schools Closed (Thanksgiving Recess)
Dec. 20 30-Minute Early Release
Dec. 21- Jan 3 All Schools Closed (Winter Break)
Jan. 13 End of Quarter 2
Jan. 16 All Schools Closed (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Jan. 17 Professional Development Day (Students Not in Attendance) *As additional dates get added, we will update our calendars to reflect these changes*
To provide excellent instruction and a safe school environment, I will not be available for drop-in meetings during the school day. If you would like to meet with me during the school day, please schedule an appointment in advance with my secretary. I have open hours from 7:45 AM to 8:15 AM and 3:45 PM to 4:15 PM.