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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:


    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 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

    Deenie (Claudine) Berry, Supervisor of Advanced Learning and Highly Capable –  

    General Questions:


    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) 
    “A collaborative community of inspired and engaged learners.”  
    Telephone: 206-252-5810