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    School Update 12.04.20
    Posted on 12/04/2020

    Dear Hamilton Community,  

    I hope you are enjoying the beautiful sunny days we’ve had this week! 

    Below is a list of important reminders and notifications: 

    • Family Support Link 
    • Special Ed Community Forums 
    • Advanced Learning Referral Deadline – December 7th  
    • Save the Date ~ Open House ~ January 27, 2021 

     

    Family Support Link: 

    Please fill out the link below if your family needs support during these unprecedented times. 
    Family Needs Support Link:  tinyurl.com/FamilyNeeds20-21

     

    Special Ed Community Forums: 

    Please note the following Special Education Community forums. SPS will be hosting 8 events between now and January 26th, four will be specifically for bilingual families with interpreters available.  

    • Vietnamese & Chinese Bilingual Family Community: Friday, December 4, 6:30 - 8:00pm (interpreters available) 
    • Spanish Bilingual Family Community: Friday, December 11, 6:30 – 8:00pm (interpreters available) 
    • Native American and Pacific Islander Family Community: Tuesday, December 15, 6:30 -8:00pm 
    • Black Family Community: Tuesday, January 12, 6:30 – 8:00pm 
    • Somali & Oromo Bilingual Family Community: Friday, January 15, 6:30 – 8:00pm (interpreters available) 
    • BIPOC Family Community: Tuesday January 19, 6:30-8:00pm 
    • Amharic & Tigrinya Bilingual Family Community: Friday, January 22, 6:30 – 8:00pm (interpreters available) 
    • All Special Education Families: Tuesday, January 26, 6:30 -8:00pm (ASL interpreters available) 

    Special Education Community Forums Flyer 

    Other interpretations are available upon request. Families can email specialed@seattleschools.org to register or call at 206-252-0058. 

     

    Advanced Learning Referral Reminder:  Deadline December 7th:

    The end of the Advanced Learning referral window is December 7th. There are two dates that are helpful to know: 

    December 7th is the last day for parents to refer their children for this year’s identification/eligibility process.  

    January 15th is the last day for staff members, teachers, parents, and community members to submit the survey form. 

    • Parents and community members can contact the advanced learning department for access to the survey forms in English and Translations support at advlearn@seattleschools.org.

    Deenie (Claudine) Berry, Supervisor of Advanced Learning and Highly Capable – cvberry@seattleschools.org  

    General Questions: Advlearn@seattleschools.org

     

    Save the Date ~Hamilton Open House ~ Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM: 

    Look for more detailed information to come via our website and weekly updates.  

     

    Go Hawks! 

    Dorian Manza (he/him) 
    Principal
    HAMILTON INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL 
    “A collaborative community of inspired and engaged learners.”  
    Telephone: 206-252-5810 
    dcmanza@seattleschools.org