Charger Robotics – FLL wins state; advances to FIRST world competition

Hamilton School District had its best year ever in FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) state competition with Charger Robotics Team 31589 – Cyber Turtles winning the Wisconsin FLL State Championship and advancing to the FIRST Championship World Festival. The team was awarded the prestigious First Place Champions Award. The Champions Award is presented to the team […]

Hamilton students chosen National Merit finalists

Three Hamilton High School seniors have been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The students are Mia Leukert, Abhijeet Puri and Shiva Senthil. High school students enter this competition by taking the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test, which screens approximately 3.5 million entrants who are high school juniors. Of the 3.5 […]

Peterson selected special services administrator of the year

The Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS) recently recognized Hamilton School District Special Services Supervisor John Peterson as the Outstanding Special Services Administrator of the Year at the 2020 State Education Convention in Milwaukee. WCASS is a professional organization responsible for supervising the delivery of pupil services and special education. Peterson was recognized […]

Woodside students fundraise through Cookies for a Cause

Woodside Elementary School kindergartners in Peter Dargatz’s class raised more than $625 for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Feb. 12 by hosting “Cookies for a Cause.” Students promoted the event in school, baked cookies and helped run the fundraiser. During the holidays, Dargatz’s class earned tickets in their social studies unit which taught the difference between […]

Kolesari recognized for decades of service

Hamilton School District School Board President Gabe Kolesari was recognized by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) for serving 30 years on the Hamilton School District School Board. Kolesari was honored at the 2020 State Education Convention in January in Milwaukee in front of hundreds of Wisconsin school board members and school district administrators. […]

Hamilton groups recycle devices to save gorilla habitat

Two Hamilton High School student groups – Club Action and Science Club – have teamed up with 39 zoos and one aquarium across the continent to bring awareness to gorilla conservation by recycling mobile phones and handheld electronics. These devices contain the mineral coltan, which is mined from habitats of endangered gorillas and other African […]