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Notice of Public Hearing

The Ohio Revised Code 3313.48(B): No later than thirty days prior to adopting a school calendar, the board of education of each city, village, and local school district shall hold a public hearing on the school calendar addressing topics that include, but are not limited to, the total number of hours in a school year, [...]

Superintendent Graduation Speech: 2016

Given May 25th, 2016 by Superintendent Tony Orr to the Hamilton graduating class of 2016. Good evening parents, family, friends, staff, Board of Education, and most importantly, our graduates.  It has been my honor to have served as your superintendent this year. When I began working with Hamilton last April, I was told that it [...]

Registration Time for Summer

If you need to enroll a new student or change your address within the Hamilton City School District, please register your student or notify us before school begins on Monday, August 17th. For your convenience, you may register your student at the Hamilton City School Central Office: 533 Dayton St. Registration times are on Wednesdays [...]

The Parent Project

The Hamilton City School District has adopted The Parent Project to assist our families. Classes are 10 weeks in length from 6pm - 9pm and will be held at Garfield Middle School. Sessions begin October 7th and run throughout the year. Below are the goals of the program and the issues that will be addressed. [...]

Hamilton Proud: 2014 Presentation

On Tuesday, June 10th Mrs. Baker presented her second annual Hamilton Proud presentation. Hamilton Proud highlights the many accomplishments made by the district in the past year. It serves as a "State of the Schools" speech. This year's presentation featured such accomplishments as: Adding 38 support teachers to assist some 2000 students Increasing elective offerings [...]

ProgressBook: New Website Address

Last week changes were made to the web address of our grade book system ProgressBook. The new website address for parents is: https://parentaccess.swoca.net/ We have made the changes to the link on our district websites. Parents who bookmarked old address will need to update their bookmarks.

Chromebooks in the Classroom

Student working with a Chromebook. Fourth grade students in Mrs. Boatright’s language arts classroom are piloting the use of Chromebooks at Highland Elementary.  Pictured to the right is a student is shown publishing his personal narrative using Google Docs.  This week students were able to take their spelling tests, vocabulary tests, and story [...]

Fine Arts Department announces the following scholarship

  The Hamilton City School District's Fine Arts Department announces the following scholarships: The Phyllis Sippel Memorial Scholarship Recipients are: Corinne Maurits, Hannah Kuethe, Logan Fox, and Michael Smith. The Donna Y. Carruthers Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship Recipient is: Logan Fox. The Robert Dronberger Scholarship Recipient is: Logan Fox