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August 15, 2005

Hamilton ACT score highest in its history

Superintendent Kathleen Cooke announced to School Board members that the district performance on the ACT test is the highest since the district has tracked its performance on the college-entrance exam. With a composite score of 23.1, Hamilton students from the class of 2005 who took the test scored one full point above last year’s result. It is the highest score the school has seen in its composite score since 1985. Hamilton’s results were above the state composite score of 22.2. School Board members complimented Hamilton staff members for the tremendous accomplishment.

Personnel changes OK’d

In personnel business, the School Board:

  • accepted the resignations of Marcy paraprofessional Jayne Krajewski, Templeton physical education teacher James Pease, Maple paraprofessional Margaret Brumley and Templeton administrative assistant Jennifer Schramm; and
  • appointed Kelly Herbst as the Maple Avenue reading specialist, Pattie Chapman as a part-time Hamilton Special Service paraprofessional, Kelly Jurasovich as a Templeton Special Service paraprofessional, Daniel Howard as the part-time Lannon physical education teacher, Patricia Sankey as the Templeton reading specialist, Sara Sturtewagen as the replacement Maple Avenue art teacher, Melania Bauer as the Lannon part-time art teacher; Renee Kealey as the part-time Woodside and Maple Avenue music teacher, Lisa Totsky as the part-time Templeton paraprofessional and bookkeeper, Tiffany Campbel as the Maple Avenue kindergarten replacement teacher, June Prestin as a Lannon paraprofessional, Michelle Schultz as the replacement Maple Avenue fifth grade teacher, Donna Uselmann as the Early Math Support part-time teacher, John Plese as the part-time Templeton physical education teacher, Daniela Sandru as the part-time Hamilton French teacher, Karen Beyer as a Hamilton paraprofessional and Lindsey Wehr as the part-time Hamilton German teacher.