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Current grade 8 students, parents invited to Hamilton Orientation & Open House Feb. 2

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Hamilton High School will welcome incoming ninth-graders and their parents to its Grade 8 Orientation and Open House Feb. 2 beginning 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-KStudents with last names L-Z
5:45 – 6 p.m. – Packet pick-up6 – 6:10 p.m. – Packet pick-up
6 – 6:10 p.m. – Presentation in HFAC6:15 – 6:25 – Presentation in HFAC
6:10 – 6:30 p.m. – Open House in cafeteria and gym
6:30 – 7:55 p.m. – Open House and personalized mini sessions in cafeteria and gym6:30 – 7:55 p.m. – Open House and personalized mini sessions in cafeteria and gym

During the Orientation, administrators will welcome families with a brief introduction to the high school. Afterwards, families can choose up to three different personalized sessions to attend, including high school scheduling, honors courses, music programming, athletics and activities and more.


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 is open to families registering a student in any grade. Administrators, school counselors and representatives from departments, clubs, extracurricular and athletic activities will be on hand to answer questions. National Honor Society members and Student Ambassadors will conduct tours of the school. A comprehensive grade 8 orientation and registration website gives a breakdown of the personalized mini sessions and other important dates and information.

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 namesCounselorExt.Email address
A-CKristin Hasbrook1128hasbkr@hamilton.k12.wi.us
D-J and X-ZHelen Geracie1135gerahe@hamilton.k12.wi.us
K-PDavid Johnson1133johnda@hamilton.k12.wi.us
Q-WTricia Rigg1134riggtr@hamilton.k12.wi.us