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November 21, 2022

Additional special education teacher approved There is a need for an additional (1.0 FTE) special education teaching position at Woodside Elementary School due to increased student needs and staffing challeges at the elementary schools. Board-certified behavioral analyst approved There is an increasing number of students in our school district who are experiencing high levels of […]

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October 17, 2022

Hamilton School Board certifies 2022-23 tax levy Hamilton School Board members adopted a budget and certified a tax levy resulting in the lowest mill rate in the district’s history. The budget totaled $71.1 million which was supported with a $37.5 million tax levy. The tax levy is the portion of revenue generated through local property […]

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October 4, 2022

Facility Advisory Committee to review growth, needs A committee to study community growth, enrollment projections and facility needs will be convened and will present its report to the Hamilton School Board by Jan. 17, 2023. The School Board approved a charge for a 2022 Community Facilities Advisory Committee to review available data and develop recommendations […]

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September 19, 2022

Additional paraprofessional staff approved Due to an increase in student enrollment and changes to bus drop off procedures, three elementary schools need support. Recommendation is to hire 4 paraprofessionals (.50 FTE for each) who will be assigned at Marcy Elementary School (2 positions), Lannon Elementary School (1 position) and Maple Avenue Elementary School (1 position) […]

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August 15, 2022

COVID-19 procedures updated and approved The Hamilton School District will maintain multi-layered mitigation efforts following recommendations from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Health and Services. The district will continue to respond to new information and changing conditions regarding COVID-19. Highlights of the 2022-23 plan include: […]

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July 18, 2022

Additional teacher for Lannon approved Kindergarten level enrollment at Lannon Elementary School is projected to be above recommended class size for the 2022-23 school year. Current projections show twenty-five students in each of three kindergarten classes. The Board approved an additional full time teacher and adjusting corresponding specialist FTE (Art, Fitness, Music, Technology Integration) contracts […]

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June 20, 2022

Students honored for HFAC artwork selection Hamilton High School students were recognized for having a piece of their artwork chosen for permanent display in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center. The artwork of Sydney Cline, William Kieckbusch and Shannon O’Dwyer was selected for the HFAC lobby. Cline and Kieckbusch attended the meeting and were presented with […]

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June 7, 2022

Instructional coaching expands in 2022-23 The district will expand its instructional coaching model next year. The district implemented an instructional coaching framework in 2017-18 in which a coach and teacher form a partnership to support instructional growth. The program grew to four full-time equivalency (FTE) positions in 2019-20. Beginning in the 2022-23 school year, the […]

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May 16, 2022

Changes will occur at the middle and high school as a result of School Board action. Templeton changes daily schedule, combines 2 classes Templeton Middle School’s instructional schedule will be adjusted next year so that English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies will be 62 minutes long and allied classes will be 49 minutes. […]

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May 3, 2022

Early payment of debt saves taxpayers The School Board took action to pay down district debt early through a process known as defeasance. The district will place money from its debt service fund into an escrow account to defease $2.38 million of debt from the 2018 referendum for construction of Silver Spring Intermediate School and […]

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