Current grade 8 students, parents invited to Hamilton Orientation & Open House Feb. 12

Hamilton High School will welcome incoming ninth-graders and their parents to its Eighth Grade Orientation and Open House Feb. 12 H-for-webbeginning at 6 p.m. in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center (HFAC), W220 N6151 Town Line Road, Sussex.

The schedule for families will be different based on last names as follows:

Students with last names A-K Students with last names L-Z
5:45 – 6 p.m. – Packet pick-up 5:45 – 6 p.m. – Packet pick-up
6 – 6:30 p.m. – Orientation in HFAC 6 – 6:40 p.m. – Open House in cafeteria
6:30 – 7:15 p.m. – Open House in cafeteria 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. – Orientation in HFAC

During the Orientation, school staff will present a brief introduction to the high school and an overview of the registration process. Course catalogs and other registration materials will be distributed. Students and parents will receive further information about high school requirements, honors courses and four-year planning.

Templeton Middle School students will receive their core course recommendations at this meeting. Parochial school or out-of-district students will receive a packet with instructions on how to obtain recommendations from their current teachers.

The Open House, which is open to families registering a student in any grade, will be held in two sessions. Administrators, school counselors and representatives from departments, clubs, extracurricular and athletic activities will be on hand to answer questions. For a complete list of participants please visit www.hamilton.k12.wi.us./schools/hamilton/athletics-and-activities/. National Honor Society members will conduct tours of the school.

Prior to the Orientation and Open House, informational meetings for students interested in band and choir will be held beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the Band Room and Little Theater.

Those unable to attend the Orientation and Open House or parents of private school students whose school was not notified about this event should contact the Student Services Department at (262) 246-6476 x1130.

Parents with specific questions are encouraged to contact the appropriate high school counselor at (262) 246-6476.

Last names Counselor Ext. Email address
A-C Kristin Hasbrook 1128 hasbkr@hamilton.k12.wi.us
D-I and W-Z Helen Geracie 1135 gerahe@hamilton.k12.wi.us
J-P David Johnson 1133 johnda@hamilton.k12.wi.us
Q-V Tricia Rigg 1134 riggtr@hamilton.k12.wi.us