Reynoldsburg City Schools
Welcome to Herbert Mills STEM Elementary
6826 Retton Road
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
(614) 367-2160

  Brian Coffey - Principal
  Destiny Lee - School Psychologist
  Holly Cole - Student Support Specialist
  Jenny Russell - Secretary

Herbert Mills Elementary BCI Science School
Herbert Mills STEM Elementary Class of 2016
Humans of Herbert Mills STEM Elementary
In the News...

State Program Brings CSI to Life for Fourth-Graders 
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine used to speak to fourth-graders about forensic science, but said he felt like they didn't know it was something real, that they could actually do as grown-ups... Click on the image above to read the article in its entirety in the Columbus Dispatch.
STEM Students Take on Design Task 
Herbert Mills Elementary School third-graders tackled a city design dilemma in class, coming up with innovative ideas for a proposed Reynoldsburg Community Center. Students in Angela Forino's class presented their designs to several city and project dignitaries Oct. 21, including Reynoldsburg Mayor Brad McCloud; Brian Kridler, chief operating officer of the YMCA of Central Ohio; and city Development Director Dan Havener... Click on the image above to read the article in its entirety in This Week Reynoldsburg.

Lab students work to I.C.E. tasks

Second-graders at Herbert Mills STEM Elementary School were civil engineers for a day last Friday at the I.C.E. Lab, designing "tennis ball towers" using only 20 drinking straws, 40 inches of masking tape, scissors, a tape measure and one tennis ball... Click on the image above to read the article in its entirety in This Week Reynoldsburg.  


Where are you making space for innovation?

"How can we make it better?" a second grade student asked his teammate while they were building tennis ball towers in a design challenge last week at Herbert Mills Elementary School in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.  Click on the image of the 5 step process for problem-solving to read the article in its entirety.

Who We Are
Herbert Mills Elementary is committed to developing critical and creative thinkers with 21st century resources. Our students will use STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) approaches to gain a strong foundation for learning, with an introduction to world languages and cultures.
Herbert Mills students will acquire and hone the skills of 21st Century learners. Students will develop leadership skills that promote understanding of cultures and languages, develop critical thinking skills, demonstrate flexible and adaptable problem solving, and promote information, communication and technology literacy.
Habits of Mind
Design Cycle
Support Our Peace Project
This spring, we will be implementing a Peace Project, where students will use the design cycle to create a stepping stone pathway. This project is similar in nature to last year's Dream Flag Project. The stones will be unique to each student, and they will be showcased around our community garden in the back of our building. This project is a way to discuss peace around the world, peace within our building, and peace within ourselves. It enables the students an opportunity to think of peace in different ways and express themselves freely. In an effort to raise funds for the project, we have created a GoFundMe account; if you are interested in donating, please visit the link above. We are looking forward to this project, and we hope each family will come view the stones. Thank you for your continued support of innovative, creative thinking and learning at Herbert Mills STEM!
Upcoming Events
School Newsletter
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Habits of Mind
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Help our School Library
   Our school, Herbert Mills STEM Elementary School, has been selected to receive a donation of free Scholastic books!

   It’s simple: Right now, whenever anyone in our community participates in the Kellogg’s Free Book offer using packages purchased at Sam’s Club # 6326 located at 2675 TAYLOR ROAD EXT in REYNOLDSBURG, OH, he or she will automatically earn an additional Scholastic book for our school.

   Please look for specially marked boxes of Kellogg’s products now and follow the directions on the box to select a book for our library. The donation to our school will happen automatically! Click the attached photo for more information and a downloadable flyer and one day shopping pass!
Reynoldsburg City Schools
7244 E. Main Street | Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068 | PHONE: 614.501.1020 | FAX: 614.501.1050              
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