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Launching a New Legacy participants launched red and white balloons off the balcony at Kestrel Ridge on the final day of the event last fall. District residents can find out what's happened since then at an anniversary party Oct. 11.

LISA CESTKOWSKI, COLUMBUS JOURNAL

Wondering what’s happened in the year since the Columbus School District held its Launching a New Legacy event in which local residents identified goals for the district to work toward?

The public is invited to find out at a one-year anniversary celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7 pm. in the Columbus Middle School gym, 400 S. Dickason Blvd.

District officials will give an update on the top six priorities that were identified by the school district stakeholders who attended the Launching a New Legacy event, held over three days at Kestrel Ridge last fall.

The event had been billed as a community conversation to help the district “create a shared understanding and clear vision of the future in education” and was attended by over 110 people, including local residents, parents, students, teachers, business leaders and government officials.