Templeton Student Council recognizes healthcare workers

Templeton Middle School Student Council members organized a letter-writing campaign to recognize healthcare heroes who are working around the clock to keep people safe. Their campaign resulted in more than 100 letters written by Templeton students expressing gratitude and encouragement to healthcare workers. The letters also included jokes and riddles to keep spirits light. Student […]

Woodside teacher chosen environmental educator of the year

Woodside Elementary School kindergarten teacher Peter Dargatz was awarded Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) 2020 Formal Educator of the Year Award. He is being honored for his outstanding, ongoing effort in infusing environmental education into his teaching. WAEE is a statewide non-profit professional organization of environmental educators that supports environmental education through advocacy, networking […]

10 Hamilton students recognized in NMSC competition

Ten Hamilton High School students learned recently that they were named in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Eligibility for the distinction is based on results of the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test which was taken by more than 1.5 million students nationwide. Ella Chevalier, Ella DeCleene, Margaret Flynn, Nikhita Nair, Mia Traverse […]

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. “We are pleased to announce that Nick Klemm of Hamilton High School […]

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: 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 […]

Hamilton custodians have new safe option to fight viruses

Recognizing that it will play an important role in keeping schools safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hamilton School District’s Buildings & Grounds Department has explored additional options for cleaning and disinfecting. One of its new tools is the hypochlorous acid generation system that produces a disinfecting solution inexpensively on site. Large quantities […]

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. 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 […]

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. To apply for free or reduced price meals or free milk, households […]

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. 2020 Virtual SBE Academy participants collaborated and learned about creating an SBE, best practices, curriculum integration, SBE […]

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. 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 […]