New Semester Schedule Issues
Once the new semester starts, if your child's schedule needs to be adjusted because of an incorrect placement, or if you would like to request a change, please have your student fill out a pink Change of Schedule request form and submit.
A new schedule will be delivered to them once it has been processed. Please have them attend the schedule they have been assigned until the change has been implemented. Forms are located in the front office, Rm 105C and the counseling department.Email will be answered as time allows.
Class of 2019 High School Info Session and Tour information
This month our 8th grade students will begin to focus on the transition to high school. SPS high schools are offering information nights in the coming weeks. Registration for high school classes will follow in April/May. The counseling department will be working with students to make sure they have the information needed prior to registration.
Please visit the HIMS website Counseling Center page for more information and resources.
Seattle Public High School Information Nights are being held now. Information is now posted on the individual high school websites and is also available here.
Garfield High School
Tour for current 8th grade students and parents
Thursday, February 12, 9-10:30 am, meet in Gym
Open House for 8th Grade Parents and Students
Tuesday, February 17, 7-8 pm, meet in Commons
IB (International Baccalaureate) Information Night,
Tuesday, February 10, 7 pm, Ingraham Library
This is an information night just parents of students who are in the Highly Capable Cohort and are interested in the Ingraham IB Program.
Thursday, February 12, 7 pm, Ingraham Library
This is an information night just parents of students who are in the Highly Capable Cohort and are interested in the Ingraham Highly Capable/IBx Program.
Questions? Contact the main office at (206) 252-3888. No need to RSVP for tours or open houses.
Concert Orchestra and Senior Orchestra:
TODAY, Feb. 5: Annual Music-a-thon at HIMS (all day)!
We need volunteers during Music-a-thon, please contact Jenny Peters if you can help, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure your musician's completed DONATION ENVELOPE is sent to school. Here is the donation form!Thank you for your support of Hamilton Music.
Feb. 6: Senior Jazz attends the Bellevue College Festival
Feb. 9:Symphonic bands attend the UW/PNW Band Festival
Feb. 10: FOMAHI Board Meeting, 7 pm, HIMS Library
Mar. 5:Winter Jazz Night has been moved to Thursday, March 5 at 7 pm in the Hamilton Commons. Please update your calendar!
Hamilton's3rd Annual Solo and Ensemble Festival
isSaturday, March 14, from 9 am-4 pm The complete entry packet, the solo entry form, and the ensemble entry form are availableHERE
.Deadline for registration is TOMORROW, February 6.
Keep Music in our school – get involved with FOMAHI!
FOMAHI (the HIMS music booster organization) is seeking new people to come join us in the 2015-16 school year! We will have several roles opening up in the fall semester, and would love to have you join us. Whether it’s baking cookies for a one-time event or joining the board, we need your help! To find out more about what we do, come to our next board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 7 pm in the HIMS library. No commitment required – just come by and say hi! For more information, please contact Jacqui Kramer (email@example.com). See you there!
Spring Ultimate Frisbee at HIMS
Registration for Spring Ultimate Frisbee is now available. Important dates to note are:
Friday, Feb. 20: Registration deadline
Week of March 2: Team placement practices
Week of March 9: Practices begin
March 14-May 16: Saturday games
Follow the link below to register and to find more information:
Calling all girl ultimate players past, present, and possibly future!
Come join us for a casual afternoon, throw a disc around, and find out how fun Ultimate can be. You may even get to meet some Seattle Riot players! Contact Amanda (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions.
When: Wed. Feb. 11, 2:30-3:30 pm
Meet in the Hawk's nest. We will head to Wallingford playfield if it is nice, or stay in the HIMS play court if the field is too wet.
HIMSBasketball Season is in full swing! Come out and cheer on our Hawks.
2015 HIMSBasketball Game Schedule
*Scheduling changes may occur; contact team coaches for most up-to-date schedule
The above information was submitted by the HIMS Athletics department. For more information on Athletics, please see the Athletics page of the HIMS website, or contact HIMS House Administrator, Christy Smith at email@example.com, or by phone at (206) 252-5852.
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