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    Upcoming Events

    Hamilton PTSA

    Sept 17 

    PTSA Board Meeting | 6:00 - 8:00pm | Hamilton Library

    Sept 23 

    HBGC After School Programs begin

    Sept 24 

    Curriculum Night |

    • 6 - 6:30pm | 6th Grade Families Only | Gym

    • 6:30 - 8pm | All Grades

    Oct 4 

    First Fridays Parent Coffee | 8:30-9:45am | TBA

    Please check the calendar on the Hamilton Calendar for a complete listing of events.

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    PTSA News

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    ★ NEW Join the Hamilton PTSA

    Sign up or Update* to receive Important E-mails and the Hamilton Weekly News!

    The Hamilton PTSA hosts/supports many school activities, and also distributes the Hamilton Weekly News, which contains important information from the school, FOMAHI, HBGC/HOST, PTSA and the local community.  If you are a returning user, please update your student’s grade level in order to ensure grade appropriate communication (see instructions below).  They can sign-up here:  https://mailchi.mp/a2be915df8be/hamilton_ptsa_email_signup

    Visit himsptsa.ourschoolpages.com in order to:
    If you are a returning user, please update your student’s grade level in order to ensure grade appropriate communication (see instructions below). 

    Purchase your Membership in the Hamilton PTSA!

    The Hamilton PTSA provides key support for students, teachers and staff.  Now you can purchase your Hamilton PTSA membership online! Membership dues are tax-deductible, and full scholarships are available.

    Get listed in the Online Hamilton Family Directory!

    You can edit your family’s contact information at any time and look up classmates on the go. (Note: Online Directory password will be sent home with your student)

    * Are You a Returning User?

    1. Sign in using the same email/password as last year.
    2. Click on the "Start Here" button in the sidebar.
    3. Click on the “edit” button to review/update all your information, e-mail preferences, online directory settings, and student’s grade.
    4. Click on the “save” button to save any changes.
    5. Click on the “next” button to order your PTSA membership for 2018–19!

    Have additional questions?  Want to request a membership scholarship? Contact our PTSA Membership Co-Chairs at hims.ptsa.membership@gmail.com for assistance.

    ★ NEW Hamilton PTSA Board Members Needed

    Hamilton PTSA is seeking volunteers to join our board for the 2019-2020 school year. If you think you'd like to pitch but are unsure about what's involved, reach out and let's chat! Please contact Miki Takihana, Vice President of Hamilton PTSA at HamiltonPTSA@live.com for more information. The open positions include:

     – Co-chair for Fundraising
     – Assistant Treasurer (corporate matching grants)
     – Assistant Treasurer (fundraising revenue)
     – VP for Events


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    ★ NEW 6th Grade Parents Orientation & All-School Curriculum Night

    Curriculum Night Tuesday, Sept. 24th

     – 6th Grade Parent Orientation | 6:00 - 6:30pm | Parents of 6th Grade Students Only in the gym
     – Curriculum Night | 6:30 - 8:00 pm | All Hamilton Parents

    Bring your student's schedule, including room numbers, and walk through their day in 90 minutes! Meet your student's teachers and learn more about the year ahead. Principal Manza will be on hand answering questions as well. Highly recommended!

    Sixth grade parents – come to the gymnasium at 6:00 pm for a special half-hour orientation with Principal Manza. There will be no pushups or rope-climbing required.

    Questions? Contact the Hamilton Main Office at (206) 252-5812

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    Hamilton Athletics

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    ★ Updated Fall Sports

    Girls Soccer
    Coed Frisbee

    For more information:

    Hamilton Athletics:
     – Webpage 
    Seattle Schools:
     – SPS Athletics Webpage 
     – Schedules and Information
     – Follow SPS Athletics on Twitter

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     Hamilton Boys & Girls Club After School Programs

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    ★ NEW  Hello New & Returning Hamilton Families!

    The Hamilton Boys and Girls after school programs sign up is now live!

    NEW THIS YEAR – Field Trips! We’re piloting this with the Minecraft Club for Fall session. Students in this club will be taking an after school field trip (leaving during Advisory or 6th period due to MoPOP’s Fall hours) to see the Minecraft Exhibit on December 9th! The transportation and field trip fee is included in the class fee. Depending on the interest level and success of the field trip for this class, we’re looking at adding field trips to our Art, D&D, and Magic the Gathering programs during the Winter and Spring sessions. So your feedback on the matter would be greatly appreciated!

    Registration Link :

    https://apps.dashplatform.com/dash/?Action=ProgramFinder/index&programID=7&customerID=4864&company=bgc_kc&facilityID=33&seasonID=0

    If you experience any issues with the online registration, submit a ticket through the Dash Platform system but ALSO let me know if possible. If you have any questions, feel free to send them my way!

    QUESTIONS? CONTACT US at HAMILTON@POSITIVEPLACE.ORG or call (206) 252-5831

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    Music News

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    ★ NEW  Get Connected with with FOMAHI!

    We’re the Friends of Music at Hamilton International (FOMAHI), a 100% volunteer organization that fundraises for—and supports—the school’s music program. Throughout the year, we license sheet music, pay for instrument tuning and repairs, subsidize out-of-state trips to major competitions, fund additional classroom instruction, and provide scholarships to students in need.

    NEW and RETURNING music students, please register your music student(s) today at https://fomahi.membershiptoolkit.com. $25 registration fee is requested, but not required. Click "register" on the left column.

    ★ NEW  Register for Junior Jazz Band

    Registration for Fall Junior Jazz is now open.

    Junior Jazz is a fee-based, after-school enrichment program that develops concepts in jazz and improvisation, that is managed by FOMAHI. Students need to have at least one year of experience on their instrument. All grades are welcome.

    Fees: $100/session, financial assistance is available.

    Beginning September 10th, Tuesdays and Thursdays after school, 3:55pm to 5pm.

    Jr. Jazz 2 meets in the band room (124) and Jr. Jazz 1 meets in the choir room (111).

    Register at https://fomahi.membershiptoolkit.com under “Jazz at Hamilton”.

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    ★ NEW  Woodland Soccer Club

    Woodland Soccer Club (recreational soccer) still has some space available for kids interested in playing soccer this fall at the following age groups:

     – Girls U12 (usually 6th graders)  
     – Boys U13 & U14 (usually 7th and 8th graders)

    Information on registration is here, and we have scholarships available for those families who may need the assistance.

    Games start the weekend of September 7, but we can take new players beyond that point as well.

    Anyone interested should register ASAP and then follow-up with me directly to let me know you've registered: heleneobradovich@gmail.com

    We'll be able to accommodate kids in order of registration.

    ★ NEW  One on One Basketball Seattle

    Pre-Season Player Development Programs & Weekly Shooting Clinics  
     – Ravenna CC, Meadowbrook CC, or Queen Anne CC  
     – join our internationally renown progressive basketball skills program  
     – prepare for middle school / high school basketball with our best instructors!

    Look up class days and times, and register at:  
    seattle.1on1basketball.com

    ★ NEW SIFF Filmmaking Fall Workshops

    Is your young one a budding filmmaker? SIFF Filmmaking Fall Workshops are here!

    Scholarships available to students on free or reduced lunch. Learn about these programs and more at https://www.siff.net/education/youth or email: education@siff.net.

    Thanksgiving Filmmaking Camp at LANGSTON. While teachers and parents are meeting the three days before Thanksgiving (Nov 25-27), kids will be learning how to make movies! Open to all students age 9-12.

    Crash Kids (age 9-12) and Crash Student (age 13-17) at the SIFF Film Center. Work with mentors and peers to make a film in 8-hours and see it on the big screen that day!

    LANGSTON presents Crash Documentary. A three-session workshop (Sep 21, Oct 6, Oct 20) for black teens to learn documentary filmmaking. Learn how to develop a story from a real world source.

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    Listings in Community News for any specific commercial or organizational product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Hamilton International Middle School or the Hamilton PTSA.

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    The Hamilton Weekly News is emailed on Thursdays to those who have opted in to receive the newsletter at PTSA Hamilton Weekly News Signup. If you have comments, corrections or additions to the Hamilton Weekly News, please contact the editor at HamiltonWeeklyNews@gmail.com. We welcome your feedback! Please submit content for inclusion by Wednesday afternoon. Click here for full submission guidelines.

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    Hamilton International Middle School

    1610 North 41st Street, Seattle, WA 98103
    Main Office: (206) 252-5810 | Attendance:(206) 252-5814
    Website:  http://hamiltonms.seattleschools.org 

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