Woodside first-graders collect summer fun kits

Woodside Elementary School students in Gretchen Sciortino’s first grade class participated in a service project that will bring summertime fun to children in the community. Students collected supplies such as coloring books, crayons, jump ropes, sunglasses, cards, chalk and bubbles that were put into “Rachel’s Summer Fun Kits” that will be distributed to children through […]

Willow Springs students branching out

Willow Springs Learning Center will hold its annual Branching Out Ceremony June 10 at 9:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center. The ceremony is the culminating activity of the year for students who will attend 5-year-old kindergarten at their neighborhood school next year. The ceremony recognizes their growth as 4-year-old kindergartners […]

Hamilton announces April students of the month

Hamilton High School students representing 11 curriculum areas were selected as students of the month for April. They are: Isabell Gutowski, applied engineering and technology; Cora Brooks, art; Kayla Zsakovics, business education; Juliette Mattair, communication arts; Megan Hawthorne, family and consumer sciences; Jimmy Baisden, fitness education; Lakyn Graves, mathematics; Jonathan Sciortino, music; Samuel Flor and […]

Hamilton drama receives 15 Jerry Award nominations

Hamilton High School Drama Society was nominated for 15 Jerry Awards for the production of “Mary Poppins – The Broadway Musical.” Jerry Awards are the high school equivalent of Broadway’s Tony Awards. Hamilton students will be among southern and central Wisconsin’s top high school musical theater performers who will gather June 9 at Overture Hall […]

Hamilton DECA members compete at International Career Development Conference

Thirteen Hamilton High School students competed April 27-30 at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando. Two Hamilton students received awards on stage. They are Jason Gahr in the Entrepreneurship Series and Maxwell Unger in the Business Services Marketing Series. Unger qualified for a second round of finals competition and placed in the top […]

School Board appoints Newcomer as high school principal

The Hamilton School Board appointed Rebecca Newcomer Hamilton High School principal at its May 7 meeting. Newcomer, who has been a high school administrator in the Waukesha School District for the past seven years, will begin her new post effective July 1. She replaces Candis Mongan, Hamilton principal since 2006 who will become principal at […]

Bring items to free recycling event May 11

Cimco Recycling Milwaukee will set up May 11 from 8 a.m. to noon to accept recyclable metals and other items from community members. The Cimco dumpster will be located in the Templeton Middle School parking lot at the end of the service drive between Hamilton High School and Templeton. The event is hosted by Hamilton […]

Hamilton hosts Sr. Citizen Prom May 18

Older members of the community are invited to an afternoon of free live music, dancing, snacks and fun with Hamilton High School students. Student Council members are hosting a Senior Citizen Prom May 18 from 2-4 p.m. at the Sussex Civic Center, N64 W23760 Main St., Sussex. If interested, RSVP to: More details are […]

Schools raise funds for heart association through activities

Students, staff and families in the Hamilton School District made significant contributions to support the American Heart Association (AHA) this year through fitness activities that emphasize healthy living. Combined, schools raised more than $33,000 through Kids Heart Challenge and Red Out activities. Fitness education teachers at Lannon, Maple Avenue and Marcy Elementary Schools coordinated student […]