Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Members approve seven additional paraprofessional hours at Marcy and Maple Avenue elementary schools.
Students with special educational needs will benefit from more daily paraprofessional services approved by the Hamilton School District on Monday night. Seven total hours of daily paraprofessional services at Marcy and Maple Avenue elementary schools was unanimously approved by the board. The cost to the district will be $22,000 for the year for three additional paraprofessional hours for Maple Avenue Elementary School and four hours for Marcy Elementary School. The request was made by Special Services Supervisor Mardi Freeman, who noted that the additional aide time is needed because of new students who enrolled in the district who have "significant needs." The School Board also accepted the resignation of paraprofessionals Katherina …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Is your child going to Woodside? Here's a list of supplies they'll need.
Here's a list of everything your child will need on the first day at Lannon Elementary School.
These are lists of everything your child will need on his or her first day at Marcy.
These are lists of everything your student will need on the first day at Maple Avenue Elementary School.
This is a list of everything a student at Willow Springs will need on the first day of school.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Early admission for two programs is nearing its deadline.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Editor's Note: This information was provided via press release from the Hamilton School District. Parents who want their children considered for early admission into a Hamilton School District 5-year-old kindergarten or first grade class next fall should apply in writing by March 1 to their elementary school principal. Application forms are available at elementary school offices. Children who turn five on or before Sept. 1, 2012 meet normal entrance age requirements for the 2012-13 5-year-old kindergarten class. Those who turn six on or before Sept. 1, 2012 are eligible to enter first grade. Parents making application will meet with the principal. During that time, a brief interview will take place and the application will be completed. …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
One Hamilton teacher earns a state award for her work with families.
A Willow Springs elementary school teacher was named the Wisconsin Early Childhood Special Education Teacher of the Year by the Wisconsin Division for Early Childhood. Barb Michalak is a speech pathologist at the school and was nominated by Hamilton Special Services Supervisor, Mardi Freeman. This particular award honors an educator who goes beyond teaching to empower families in providing the best for their children. Freeman noted Michalak’s years of dedicated service and willingness to go above and beyond to engage students and their families. Michalak is actively involved in the district’s preschool program, presents at numerous parent, daycare and preschool information nights, and teaches a childhood summer school class each year. A …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The local elementary school is bringing in more than 40 retailers to help you get a head start on holiday shopping while supporting a great cause.
Who knew it was so easy to donate money while having fun shopping? The Willow Springs elementary school's parent group is hosting its 12th annual “Shop ‘Til You Drop” community shopping night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. More than 40 home-based retailers are joining forces with the elementary school to help raise money. The Willow Springs parent group receives a portion of the proceeds from the businesses to help fund activities for the 4-year-old kindergarten program. Also, a raffle will be held with prizes donated from the retailers and the community. All residents need is $1 to enter the event. Parking is free, and a raffle ticket is given to everyone who attends. “It’s a popular event,” said Denise Lindberg, the spokeswoman for the…