Thursday, March 21, 2013
The hiring decision was due to significant needs of new enrolled students.
The Hamilton School District will hire a half-time paraprofessional to provide additional special education support at Maple Avenue Elementary. “The additional support was unanticipated and is necessary due to the significant needs of new students who have enrolled at Maple Avenue,” wrote Human Resources Director John Roubik in a memo to the School Board. The position will cost $2,700 for the rest of the 2012-13 school year, according to the board meeting highlights on the district website.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Under the direction of Hamilton High School Charger Football Head Coach John D'Amato, the program is designed to benefit Hamilton’s upcoming young players while enhancing the overall football program.
Is your young athlete ready to hit the gridiron? Sign-up for the Templeton Middle School Bulldog Youth Football Program for next year’s seventh and eighth grade students will be held at 6 p.m. March 27 in the middle school’s main gym. Under the direction of Hamilton High School Charger Football Head Coach John D'Amato, the program is designed to benefit Hamilton’s upcoming young players while enhancing the overall football program. Templeton Middle School is located at N59 W22490 Silver Spring Drive, Sussex.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Hamilton was 21-3 this season and Brady Ellingson, a junior, was among the top 20 scorers in the state.
Brady Ellingson, a junior at Hamilton High School, was voted the boys basketball Player of the Year in the Greater Metro Conference, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ellingson averaged 22.7 points per game, according to WisSports.net. That was tied for 19th in the state, based on the website’s rankings. The Chargers finished tied with Brookfield Central atop the conference standings at 13-1, and then lost 49-36 to Arrowhead in the WIAA Regional final. Also on the Greater Metro first team from Hamilton was Tony Gumina, and Andy Cerroni was Coach of the Year. Mark Gryszkiewicz and Jake Knueppel were awarded honorable mention, according to the Journal Sentinel.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Badgers and Golden Eagles both received their assignments in the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Find out when they play and how to watch them.
March Madness begins Thursday and Friday with first-round games and Wisconsin and Marquette both are seeded in the upper half of their respective brackets. A victory by Wisconsin will pit the Badgers against either Kansas State or the winner of a Wednesday play-in game between Boise State and LaSalle. Marquette would be pitted against either Butler or Bucknell in the second round. The tournament’s top four seeds are Louisville, Indiana, Gonzaga and Kansas. Also see:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Dubbed as March Madness, the NCAA college men's basketball tournament celebrates its 75th birthday this year; however for the first time in many years, you won't be foisting a green beer to celebrate.
The 75th annual NCAA "March Madness" men's basketball tournament is wagered on every year, often by people who have never watched college basketball. However, this year's festivities on the court and in countless (and unofficial) office bracket pools will have to wait just a little longer than in most years. Just how much longer? Normally the start of the tournament has coincided with the annual St. Patrick's Day revelry, but this year bracketologists will have an extra week to pour over stats and sportstalk. So the dance will begin on March 19 and 20, with the "first four" games to precede the official kickoff to the tournament. The expanded tournament features 68 teams, and these initial games will include the four lowest seeds in the …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The eighth graders will be competing at the 120 pound weight class on Friday and Saturday.
Templeton Middle School’s eighth grader made it through last week’s regionals and will be wrestling in the Wisconsin State Folkstlye Tournament. Owen Gorges wrestled in an 11 man bracket at regionals and held all of his opponents to 0 points until his final match. Gorges lost that match 6-4 and finished in second place, qualifying him for state. Gorges will be competing at the 120 pound weight class on Friday and Saturday, March 22 and March 23 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The event can be followed online at trackwrestling.com.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Sussex Village Board approved a conversion that would allow the field to be used for softball as well as baseball.
The softball diamond in Armory Park will be converted to also be used as a baseball field, reported Express News. The Sussex Village Board approved the conversion last week. A portable mound in the diamond will be installed that will be used for baseball games and removed for softball games. Express News reports that the decision came from increased youth hardball rental requests, increased number of teams and shortage of fields.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The news from the past week includes a long-awaited trial for an Illinois man accused of a sexual assault in Sussex, a debate over GPAs in Hamilton School District, and a mom in trouble for reportedly whipping her daughter
We led off the week with a database of unpaid taxes in the state, with Sussex still looking for $2.5 Million from delinquent taxpayers. In a move meant to help students become college and career ready, as well as get students used to being assessed in an on-line environment, the Hamilton School District approved leasing 700 Laptops for almost $400,000. The laptops will be given to elementary and middle schools in the district. Parents have also asked the Hamilton School Board to determine GPAetermined Differently? Tuesday was primary election day, and Adam Neylon won the 98th Assembly District primary from among five candidates in the republican primary. He will run unopposed in April, as there was no Democrat on the ballot. In addition, …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Holly Heckendorf played two years for the Chargers and now is a member of FC Milwaukee's year-round club program.
Hamilton High School senior Holly Heckendorf has signed a national letter of intent to play women’s soccer at UW-Madison. Heckendorf, of Menomonee Falls, is a member of the FC Milwaukee U18 girls team competing in the Elite Clubs National League against some of the top youth clubs in the nation. Badgers coach Paula Wilkins said: ““Holly is a very good defender and has a really good soccer sense. She’s a very experienced athlete and has played at the highest level with her club team. We’ve known her and watched her over the years and we’re excited what she’s going to bring to our defensive group.” Heckendorft was second-team All-Greater Metro Conference for the Chargers as a sophomore, but elected to play club soccer during the spring of …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A senior athlete from Hamilton High School made it through last week's sectionals.
A Hamilton wrestler qualified for the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament, beginning Thursday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Hamilton senior Nick Knoebel (35-4) meets Connor Price of Muskego (42-5) at 152 pounds. Preliminaries begin at 3 p.m. Thursday and finals are at 6 p.m. Saturday. The entire event will be streamed online at FoxSportsWisconsin.com.