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Our Mission

To guide every student in the journey toward academic excellence, personal success, and responsible citizenship.

Our Vision

A civil community of self-empowered learners inspired to succeed in all aspects of life.

Have You Moved?

Did your family move recently? Do you have a new phone? Parents, please notify us of changes.  You can update the information yourself through ParentVUE (click the "Student Info" tab on the left side, then click "Edit Information").  Or, stop by our Counseling Office and complete a new Emergency Card to make the change.
Today: 1/22/18

2017-18 Bell Schedules

REGULAR BELL SCHEDULE (Monday through Friday!)

Warning Bell       8:55 am

Period 1    9:00 – 10:00

Period 2    10:05 – 11:01

Period 3    11:06 – 12:02

Lunch        12:02 – 12:37

Period 4    12:42 – 1:38

Period 5    1:43 – 2:39

Period 6    2:44 – 3:40


MINIMUM DAY (See the Calendar!)

Warning Bell    8:55 am

Period 1    9:00 – 9:43 

Period 2    9:48 – 10:31

Period 3    10:36 – 11:19

LUNCH     11:19 – 11:54

Period 4    11:59 – 12:42

Period 5    12:47 – 1:30

Period 6    1:35 – 2:18

Spring Semester Begins January 29

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The end of Fall Semester is approaching, with just 14 days of class remaining. 

That count does not include the holiday, January 15th, which honors the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The schedule changes Monday, January 29.  On that day, students who were previously enrolled in a course that lasted only one semester will begin to attend their new class.

Meanwhile, do your best work.  Remember your semester grade will be posted in your permanent record! 

Calendar of Events 2017 - 2018

Date Event Note

Aug. 30,


First Day of School

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

Sept. 4 Labor Day School Closed
Sept. 19 Elementary Back to School Night

Regular Dismissal

3:40 pm

Sept. 26 Hamilton Back to School Night

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

Oct. 3 High School Back to School Night

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

Nov. 10 Veterans Day Holiday School Closed
Nov. 18 Family Volunteer Day

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

Nov. 20-24 Thanksgiving Recess (One Week) School Closed
Dec. 23 National Bake Day

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

Dec. 24-

Jan. 5

Winter Recess School Closed

Jan. 15,


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day School Closed
Jan. 29 Fall Semester Ends  
Feb. 12 Lincoln Day School Closed
Feb. 19 Washington Day School Closed
March 30 Admission Day / Good Friday School Closed
April 2-6 Spring Recess (One Week) School Closed
May 21-25 Public Schools Week  
May 22 Middle School Open House

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

May 23 High School Open House

Minimum Day

2:18 pm

May 24 Elementary School Open House

Regular Dismissal

3:40 pm

May 28 Memorial Day School Closed

June 14

Last Day of School / 8th Grade Promotion

Minimum Day

2:18 pm


Our State Accountability Reports

Hamilton's Report Card

State law requires all public schools to create a School Accountability Report Card (SARC).  The purpose of the report card is to provide parents and the community with important information about your child's school.  Directions to Hamilton's SARC are attached.





High School Readiness Index:  Are You Ready for High School?

Research shows the following factors strongly affect your chance of graduating from high school.  How well do they describe YOU?

  •   My Grade Point Average (GPA) is 2.5 or above.
  •   My attendance is at least 96% or better.
  •   I have no D's or F's in English/Language Arts.
  •   I have no D's or F's in math.
  •   I have not been suspended.

Q:  Why does attendance matter?
Less than half of middle school students who were absent 8 or more days in a school year ended up graduating high school.

Q:  Why does GPA matter?
Only 4% of those students who left middle school with less than a 2.0 GPA graduated high school.

Q:  Why do ELA/Math grades matter?
Only three percent of students who had D's / F's in middle school ELA and math graduated from high school.

Conclusion:  Your effort in Middle School sets the path for high school.  Do the right thing now!

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Christmas Cheer!

Get in the Holiday Spirit!  Dress up for Christmas Week!

Monday, Dec 18 - Wear Christmas Hats or Headbands

Tuesday, Dec 19 - Wear Your Christmas Socks

Wednesday, Dec 20 - Wear your Christmas Shirts or Sweaters

Thursday, Dec 21 - Dress Like an Elf

Friday, Dec 22 - Dress as Santa or Mrs. Claus


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    Tryout Permission Slips

    Get Your Permission Slip Below! - Student athletes, would you like to try out for a Hamilton team?  Very cool!  To forestall liability concerns that may arise if you become injured or ill during tryouts, you must do the following:

    • Download and print the form at this link.
    • Get your parent/guardian to complete and sign it.
    • Return to the coach who's conducting the tryouts.

    Questions? Comments? Concerns?

    We love to hear from parents!  (Click here!)

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    Online Math Support for Grades 6-12 Click Here.

    REDcards for Hamilton

    If you have a Target debit or credit card, did you know that Target will donate a portion of your purchases to Hamilton? 


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    Yes!  Our school has already received over $2,500 through this program.

    Taking responsibility for a debit or credit card is serious business!  Be sure to investigate the pros and cons of any card before you apply for one.  As an example, for the Target cards, you might look here, here, here, and here

    Finally, if you already have a Target card, or have decided that the benefits of having one outweigh the risks, click here or on the image above to apply.  And don't forget to enter Code 32321 to designate Hamilton MS as the beneficiary of your contributions!