Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Hamilton School District has awesome stories to tell whether it's students winning awards or making contributions in the community. Here are some of the latest achievements.
Hamilton School District students and staff are always doing great things in the schools. Here are some of the latest stories: Templeton Middle School received the Program Excellence Award by the International Technology & Engineering Educator Association (ITEEA). The school was one of only 29 programs worldwide to earn the prestigious award. Read more here. Three Templeton Middle School students are advancing to the state music festival after their performance in the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Solo and Ensemble Music Festival. Sarah Chartrand, Stephanie Pham and Alexandra Stephens will advance to the state festival on April 27. Read more here. Hamilton High School senior Constance Dowden won a gold medal in the comic art …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Students will be recognized for their accomplishments as outstanding scholars, athletes, actors and musicians.
Hamilton High School will recognize outstanding seniors at the Senior Scholarship Ceremony. The ceremony on May 22 will recognize seniors for their accomplishments as outstanding scholars, athletes, actors and musicians. Students who win scholarships or other awards will be notified they should attend. Parents or students should inform the Guidance Office of outside scholarships received. Parents and other interested students also are encouraged to attend. Where: Hamilton Fine Arts Center, W220 N6151 Town Line Rd. When: May 22 at 7 p.m. Any business or individuals interested in supporting the Hamilton High School Scholarship Program with a scholarship may contact David Johnson at (262) 246-6476 x1133.
The school will host a financial literacy simulation to prepare students for economic decisions.
Hamilton High School will hold its third annual “Reality Check” financial literacy simulation. The simulation prepares students for economic decisions they will one day face. Students will receive a “life status” card that gives them details about their career, marital-family status and salary. They must visit stations and make essential life decisions about how to pay for housing, insurance, utilities, food and childcare. Business representatives, community members and school staff volunteer to work the stations, giving students options based on their the information on their life status. The simulations will be held March 27 from 7:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Silver Spring Country Club at N56w21318 Silver Spring Drive, Menomonee Falls.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The award will be presented at the June 15 high school graduation ceremony.
Hamilton High School is receving nominations for the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The award will be presented at the June 15 high school graduation ceremony. Nominations can be submitted through the district website at www.hamilton.k12.wi.us on the Hamilton High School alumni page or delivered to Candis Mongan, Hamilton High School, W220 N6151 Town Line Rd. High school faculty members will review nominations and recommend a finalist. The nomination deadline is May 3. For further information, contact Mongan at (262) 246-6471 x1104. Past alumnus chosen for this award include:
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.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Templeton raised over $2,300 this year for the association by jumping rope for the heart.
Templeton Middle School students helped raise $2,338 by completing the Jump Rope for Heart and Heart for Hoops to benefit the American Heart Association. The event started as a “Red Out” spirit day, and the students and staff were encouraged to wear red clothing to show awareness of heart disease and stroke, according to a news release from the Hamilton School District web site. It ended with a basketball tournament after school, in which students formed their own teams and competed for fun against other teams. Staff participated by placing money in a basket and filling out hearts with names of people affected by heart disease or stroke. It’s estimated that Templeton has raised close to $10,000 in the nine years it has participated in the …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Brochures will be available on April 8.
Thursday, March 14
Hamilton School District's 2013 Summer Opportunities Program will run from June 19 to July 17, with no school on July 4 and 5. Brochures will be sent home April 8, and will be available on the district website. Registration begins April 10 at 6 p.m. and will continue through May 10. Families can register online, by mail or in person. Registration forms received by mail or in person will be processed April 10 at 7 p.m. in the order in which they were received. Online registration is strongly encouraged. For more information, please call the Summer Opportunities office at (262) 255-3653.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Check out the beautiful artwork from Hamilton students this month.
The Pauline Haass Library is filled with art work from Hamilton School District students! Come in during the month of March and see it for yourself!
Eleven students were chosen from the Hamilton School District.
Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for February. Students received a certificate and a pin for their accomplishment.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Among the stories we covered were a couple of cases where the original complaint led to marijuana, a couple of area businesses were in the spotlight, and a school receives state recognition.
So what news came and went in the past week? Find out and catch up! From the courts, a Sussex Man was charged for his involvement in a Waukesha gas station burglary, along with a man from Colgate for the incident, which occurred on Feb. 27. In Lisbon, a noise complaint led police to find marijuana brownies at an underage drinking party according to reports, and charges for a former Lisbon resident for growing and possessing the weed. A Sussex woman who police say stole her parents vehicle is also facing drug charges. She was charged on Feb. 22 with possession once police caught up with her and found the drugs in her purse. A Sussex area woman was killed in New Berlin freeway crash on March 2, after she attempted to cross lanes of traffic…