School Board accepting applicants for Lannon seat

The Hamilton School Board is accepting applications from Lannon residents interested in filling the seat of member James Long. The deadline for application is Aug. 1. Long, who has served as the Lannon representative to the School Board member since 1990, resigned his seat effective July 19. In a letter to the School Board, Long […]

Families can apply for free, reduced lunches

The Hamilton School District announced its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program, or milk served under the Special Milk Program. Household size and income criteria determine eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the established […]

Hamilton district plans for start of school

Hamilton School District students will begin classes Sept. 1. The district has compiled information to assist parents and students in preparation for the big day. Registration – Parents are able to log in Aug. 1-12 with their Infinite Campus portals to verify and update information, pay school fees online and sign off on school forms. […]

Cooke presented with PPF lifetime achievement award

The Public Policy Forum presented Hamilton School District Superintendent Kathleen Cooke, Ph.D., with the “James R. Ryan Lifetime Achievement Award” June 21 at its 2016 Salute to Local Government program. Cooke is retiring after serving 23 years as Hamilton’s superintendent. In presenting her with the award, Public Policy Forum noted that among her accomplishments, Cooke […]

Summer Opportunities hosts annual food drive

The Hamilton School District Summer Opportunities Program is hosting its annual Fantastic Food Drive June 20 through July 15. Families of students and community members are encouraged to contribute non-perishable food items to benefit Sussex Outreach Services (SOS) Food Pantry. The most needed items include rice sides, pasta sides, boxed potatoes (excluding mashed), mandarin oranges […]

Hamilton named Top Workplace

For the fifth consecutive year, the Hamilton School District was listed among the best places to work in southeastern Wisconsin in “The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces.” Hamilton was among the 150 businesses and organizations named in a special section of the Sunday newspaper and online at The district’s ranking among large organizations was […]

Kruse chosen for Hamilton alumnus award

Graduate Autumn Howell Kruse will be presented with the 2016 Hamilton High School Distinguished Alumnus Award at the school’s June 11 graduation ceremonies. A 1995 graduate, Kruse is leader of the U.S. labor and employment legal team for Procter and Gamble. After graduating from Hamilton, Kruse was awarded a Chancellor’s Scholarship at the University of […]

Hamilton announces May students of the month

Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for May. They are: Caleb Balsiger, applied engineering and technology; Morgan Price, art; Morgan Mierendorf, business education; Joshua Pfeifer, communication arts; Mira Guenette, family and consumer sciences; Dustin Griepentrog, fitness education; Justin Ness and Hannah Wilson, mathematics; Jake Myatt, music; […]

Montez chosen Templeton associate principal

The Hamilton School Board appointed Laura Montez as the new associate principal of Templeton Middle School following the promotion of current associate principal Brad Hoffmann to principal. Montez is the academic dean and instructional administrator at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School in West Allis. She had been a middle and high school teacher for nine […]