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Hamilton School District receives Community Betterment award

The Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce presented its Community Betterment Award to Hamilton School District Jan. 23 at its 2019 Chamber Awards Banquet.


The award was given to an organization, business or person for work and accomplishments in making Menomonee Falls a better place to live, raise a family and do business.

The district has achieved the highest rating on Wisconsin’s School Report Card, and each school in the district earned highest designations while ranking among the top in the state for student a

chievement. In addition, Hamilton High School has been named among Newsweek’s “Best High Schools,” Washington Post’s “Most Challenging High Schools” and the College Board’s “Advanced Placement Honor Roll” for many years.

Superintendent Paul Mielke, Ph.D., accepted the award on behalf of the district.

“We are certainly honored to have been chosen for this award,” Mielke said. “Community and business support along with the engagement of parents have been important factors in being able to offer families in our community an exceptional place to learn.”