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June 15, 2020

District pulls together task force for opening of 2020-21 school year Superintendent Paul Mielke, Ph.D., shared with Hamilton School Board members a report how the district is preparing for the opening of the 2020-21 school year considering the COVID-19 pandemic. “While the preferred option is to have all students return to school buildings, the district […]

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June 2, 2020

Instructional coach position reconfigured into curriculum specialist The Hamilton School Board created a new position of curriculum specialist at its June 2 meeting. The new position replaces the district’s instructional coach position, which is currently held by Cathy Drago who will become instructional services supervisor with the retirement of Katie Little at the end of […]

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May 18, 2020

2020 summer school program will have different look It may not look like Summer Opportunities of years past, but the Hamilton School District will offer summer school this year. The district’s normal program was canceled due to the pandemic, but seven weeks of live virtual instruction is planned for students needing intervention and all students […]

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May 5, 2020

School Board lifts policies that pertain to state assessments, high school final exams Because the state is not requiring annual student assessments this year due to the pandemic, the Hamilton School Board voted to suspend its policies that pertain to student performance on state tests. Results of state tests normally are considered when deciding whether […]

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April 20, 2020

Changes to grades K4-6 student progress reporting approved The Hamilton School Board accepted the recommendation of a staff and parent committee to adjust how elementary and intermediate schools will report and communicate student progress. Beginning in the 2020-21 school year, teachers will: continue Great Start Conferences with improvements suggested by parents and staff; have fall […]

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February 17, 2020

Spotlight on Silver Spring culture Silver Spring Intermediate School Principal Deanna Wellens and Associate Principal Katie Ritchie presented a School Spotlight video that focused on the school’s intentional efforts to build a culture of belonging. Enrollment up by 14 since September School districts in Wisconsin are required to take pupil counts the third Friday of […]

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January 20, 2020

New IT manager delivers first update District Information Technology Manager Ryan Miller presented his first report on recently completed information technology updates, upgrades and implementation. Focus of IT staff has included: surveying district network equipment and topology; replacement of fiber network; replacement and upgrade of legacy storage and server environment; development of an equitable elementary […]

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December 16, 2019

Key dates announced for 2020-21 calendar A few dates in the 2020-21 calendar have still to be ironed out, but in the interest of letting families and staff know key dates for advanced planning, the School Board accepted the administration’s recommendation to hold: The first day of school will be Sept. 1 for grades 7-12, […]

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November 18, 2019

Hamilton’s overall achievement higher, but gaps exist Achievement discrepancy between majority and minority students, students of low economic status, special education and English learners exists in education. While the Hamilton School District sees this to a lesser extent than state and national averages, gaps among the various student groups exist. Human Resources Director John Roubik […]

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October 21, 2019

JP Cullen, Milwaukee Tool recognized for support of AET Hamilton High School teacher Alan Mamerow thanked JP Cullen Construction Company and Milwaukee Tool for their support of the district’s applied engineering and technology classes. Mamerow thanked Bryan Sanchez, from Milwaukee Tool, for donation of thousands of dollars of tools and equipment last year. JP Cullen’s […]

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