Hamilton graduate named Academic All-State

Hamilton High School 2020 graduate Nicholas Klemm was named Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW) Academic All-State honoree. Klemm was one of 620 students in 86 high schools to be recognized. The average grade point average of these students was an exceptional 3.717.H-for-web

“We are pleased to announce that Nick Klemm of Hamilton High School is a 2020 Academic All-State honoree, a proven student-athlete who has served as a great example to others, proving that athletic and academic success are not mutually exclusive,” said GCAW Academic All-State Chairman Bob Sullivan.

GCAW was formed by high school golf coaches in 1986 to build and enhance the state’s reputation for developing quality junior players by promoting golf in schools and communities.

Hamilton students earn top honors on state Microsoft exams

Three Hamilton High School students learned that they earned exceptional scores on state Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams. They are: BongardSchmidtGouin – Copy

  • Nicholas Bongard – State champion in Excel and second place in Word;
  • Koryna Schmidt – second place in PowerPoint and
  • Jacob Gouin – third place in Word.

The students were in Toni Hillmann and Brenda Savic’s Computer Applications courses last year where the “Productivity” strand of the program was completed. The course provides student with the opportunity to take Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Hamilton has successfully participated in Microsoft Imagine Academy since 2016-17. It is a complete technology education solution connecting staff, teachers, students, employers and local communities through leading-edge technology skills development that lead to industry standard certifications.

Templeton students write letters to senior citizens

Templeton Middle School Student Council spread positivity by writing 130 letters to residents of the Brookdale Senior Living Center in Sussex.TMS LettersphotoWeb

Because visitors are not allowed due to COVID-19 restrictions, the letters included positive messages, jokes and riddles, colorful drawings and short stories about recent events.

The next Student Council letter-writing campaign will focus on thank you letters to local healthcare workers.

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.HSD-Logo_4c_TaglineWeb477

To apply for free or reduced price meals or free milk, households must fill out the application available through the Infinite Campus portal. Families who do not have access to the Internet, may contact the district’s Food and Nutrition Services Department at (262) 246-1973 x1142. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.

If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size changes and the household income falls at or below the levels shown above, the family should contact the school. Such changes may make households eligible for reduced price meals or free meals or milk, and they may reapply at that time.

In certain cases, foster children are also eligible for these benefits. If a household has foster children and wishes to apply for free or reduced price meals, the household should complete an application for a family of one or contact the school for more information.

The information provided by the household on the application is confidential. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, marital status or parental status, sexual orientation, or ability.

The Hamilton School District is an equal opportunity provider. For more information, contact Kira Cerroni King, district food service manager, at (262) 246-1973 x1142.

Hamilton teacher completes SBE professional development

Hamilton High School business education teacher Amanda Fields completed six hours of professional development related to School Based Enterprises (SBE) in July. The training was sponsored by the Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Marketing Education Association and WiseLearn.Fields

2020 Virtual SBE Academy participants collaborated and learned about creating an SBE, best practices, curriculum integration, SBE Gold Certification and school based enterprise educational resources provided by other school based enterprise teachers and advisors from across the country.

Hamilton’s Charger Corner is an entrepreneurial operation in a school setting that provides goods and services to meet the needs of the market. SBEs are managed and operated by students as hands-on learning laboratories that integrate National Curriculum Standards in marketing, finance, hospitality or management.

Templeton students conduct successful book drive

Templeton Middle School students celebrated Read Across America Week by teaming up with Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club to collect 389 new and gently-used books for children in Milwaukee. RAA

The book drive benefited Next Door Milwaukee, an award-winning early education provider that focuses on improving literacy and school readiness for Milwaukee children ages birth to five years. The group is dedicated to closing the achievement gap through literacy programs.

Templeton Middle School is located at N59 W22490 Silver Spring Drive in Sussex and Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club is a non-profit youth organization located in Menomonee Falls.

Hamilton announces May students of the month

Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for May.

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  • Cassandra Leuty, applied engineering and technology;
  • McKenzie Tyriver, art;
  • Audrey Davies, business education;
  • Isabella Atkinson, communication arts;
  • Rachel Choroszy, family and consumer sciences;
  • Nina Luebke, fitness education;
  • Matthew Gerardo and Grace Kurucz, mathematics;
  • Sophia Schick, music;
  • Mackenzie Joranlien, science;
  • Ellyanna Ybarra, social studies; and
  • Justine Ackaouy, world languages.

Students received a certificate and a pin for their accomplishment.


Hamilton announces April students of the month

Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for April.APRILsomWeb

They are:

  • Christian Dockery, applied engineering and technology;
  • Emma Hartman, art;
  • Madelyn Gorgen, business education;
  • Sydney Lex, communication arts;
  • Sara Harder, family and consumer sciences;
  • Grace Stefaniak, fitness education;
  • Abby Hubbell, mathematics;
  • Madeline Ullrick, music;
  • Nathan Rose, science;
  • DavidMichael Diedrick and Tarejah Russell-Dean, social studies; and
  • Peyton Boelk, world languages.

Students received a certificate and a pin for their accomplishment.

Hamilton Band students shine in WSMA Virtual Solo Festival

Eleven Hamilton Band students received the highest rating of 1* on the most difficult Class A music in the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Virtual Solo Festival which replaced the in-person district festival this year. WSMA-Logo-Registered_SMALL_WEB

The following students qualified for state competition:

  • Ella Chevalier, horn;
  • Elisabeth Fischer, clarinet;
  • Will Hartman, trumpet;
  • Matthew Lehner, violin;
  • Spencer Margolis, horn;
  • Maja Pechanach, clarinet;
  • Nicholas Peterson, drum set;
  • Brooke Tlachac, flute and violin;
  • Mia Traverse, alto saxophone;
  • Ashley Velasquez, clarinet; and
  • Cynthia Yan, flute;

In addition, the following students participated and received a rating of:

  • 1 on Class A – Maya Bell, alto saxophone; Owen Davies, trombone; and Jack Musialowski, tenor saxophone;
  • 2 on Class A – Holly Bahr, bass clarinet; and
  • 1 on Class B: Katelyn Loveday, bass clarinet.

Students submitted performance videos of their solos. WSMA sent them to an adjudicator who returned important feedback for growth as well as a rating, if requested. The WSMA state festival was also conducted virtually. For more information, please visit https://wsmamusic.org/virtualfestival/.

Hamilton announces March students of the month

Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as March students of the month.H-for-web

They are:

  • Jenna Withrow, applied engineering and technology;
  • Kai Warden, art;
  • John Pappas, business education;
  • Lucas Krzyston and Charles Phillips, communication arts;
  • Malena Herr, family and consumer sciences;
  • Isabelle Prochazka, fitness education;
  • Austin Eklund, mathematics;
  • Owen Davies, music;
  • Anika Rhude, science;
  • Sylvie Zgonc, social studies; and
  • Madison Stromberg, world languages.

Students received a certificate and a pin for their accomplishment.