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    School Update 01.15.21
    Posted on 01/16/2021

    Dear Hamilton Community,  

    I hope this message finds you safe and well! 

    Please mark your calendar, there will be no school on Monday, January 18, as we celebrate and remember the life of Martin Luther King Jr. 

    Below are some additional important reminders and notifications: 

    • Family Support Link 
    • End of Semester 1 and Report cards 
    • Hamilton Virtual Open House Presentation Info 
    • Hamilton Weekly Curbside Pickup & Return 
    • Chris Singleton, Inspirational Speaker 
    • Find your Phase is now live 


    Family Support Link:

    Please fill out the link below if your family needs support during these unprecedented times.  
    Family Needs Support Link:


    Inauguration on Wednesday, January 20:

    The presidential inauguration will be taking place during advisory next Wednesday, January 20.  We are asking that students check into advisory for attendance on Wednesday, and then students are more than welcome to watch the inauguration at home.  We will be sending out more details to families on Tuesday about advisory for next week.


    End of Semester 1 and Report Cards:

    Please make note of a few important dates and information: 

    • January 27th - End of Semester 1  
    • January 28th - Day between Semesters, NO SCHOOL 
    • January 29th - First day of Semester 2 
    • February 10th - Report cards will be available no later than Feb 10th via the SOURCE. Families may request printed copies of report cards if they are unable to access remotely.  


    Hamilton Virtual Open House Presentation Info:

    Our Virtual Open House presentation will be posted to our website scheduled for Wednesday, January 27th. We will be covering a broad range of topics including academics, athletics, activities, and our program offerings. 

    Due to COVID, we will be pre-recording our presentations. We are asking families to submit questions in advance so that we can best prepare our presentation to support your student’s transition to middle school. If you have specific questions, please complete the following survey at your earliest convenience and we will work to address them in our presentations.  

    Please see the survey on the following link:


    Hamilton Weekly Curbside Pickup & Return:

    Wednesday, January 20, at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 


    Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly Recording Link:

    Chris Singleton, Inspirational Speaker 

    On Wednesday, January 13th at 9am, Chris Singleton, inspirational speaker and former pro athlete, spoke to Eckstein, Jane Addams, and Hamilton students to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The assembly was amazing! A recording of his speech is available below. Note: the video recording is on Microsoft Stream, so students will have to log in with their Seattle Schools account for families to watch it together. The assembly officially starts at 7:47 in the recording. 

    Watch the recording with a student log-in account here!


    Find your Phase is now live: 

    Find your Phase for the COVID Vaccine is now active for you and your families. 

    Here's the link: 

    Questions/concerns, please don't hesitate to ask. Several of my school nurse colleagues also work in Public Health and are on the SPS COVID Team and they are super helpful.  

    To sign up for a flu shot: 

    For information regarding COVID-19: 

    For information regarding immunizations: 

    For information regarding School-Based Health Centers in our district 

    Anne Fote RN, BSN (she/her)  
    School Nurse  
    Hamilton International Middle School  
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and alternating Thursdays 
    Direct Line: 206-252-5817, Fax: 206-743-3127  


    Go Hawks!  

    Dorian Manza (he/him)  
    “A collaborative community of inspired and engaged learners.”  
    Telephone: 206-252-5810