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    School Update 12.11.20
    Posted on 12/11/2020

    Dear Hamilton Community,

    I hope this message finds you safe and well.  We are on the home stretch, one more week before Winter Break!

    Below is a list of important reminders and notifications: 

    • Family Support Link
    • One Hour Early Dismissal – Friday, December 18, 2020
    • One Week Meal Box Pick Up ~ Dec. 21st & Dec. 29th    
    • HIMS Item Distributions for Week of December 14


    Family Support Link: 

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


    One Hour Early Dismissal – Friday, December 18, 2020

    Next Friday – December 18th – is a one-hour early release day leading into the winter holidays. Below is the one-hour early release schedule for the 18th

    • Period 4
      9:00 – 10:00 Synchronous (w/ Announcements)
      10:00 – 10:30 Asynchronous
    • Break
      10:30 – 10:45
    • Period 5
      10:45 - 11:35 Synchronous
      11:35 – 12:10 LUNCH
      12:10 – 12:40 Asynchronous
    • Period 6
      12:40 – 1:30 Synchronous
      1:30 – 2:00 Asynchronous
    • Enrichment
      2:00 – 2:50


    One Week Meal Box Pick Up ~ Dec. 21st & Dec. 29th

    Seattle Public Schools Nutrition Services will offer one-week meal box pick up for students and their families on Monday, December 21 and Tuesday, December 29. Meal boxes will be limited.  The SPS 40 meal sites will resume meal services on Monday, January 4. 

    Time: 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
    Where: The school sites listed below

    South East Seattle    

    • Hawthorne Elementary
    • Maple Elementary
    • Rainier Beach High School
    • Rainier View Elementary
    • Beacon Hill Elementary

    South West Seattle and West Seattle

    • Madison Middle School
    • Denny International Middle School

    Central Seattle

    • Bailey Gatzert Elementary
    • Seattle World School

    Queen Anne & Magnolia

    • Catherine Blaine K-8

    North East

    • Eckstein
    • Olympic Hills
    • Olympic View

    North West

    • BF Day Elementary
    • Broadview Thompson K-8
    • North Beach Elementary 


    HIMS Item Distributions for Week of December 14

    Items Available for Pick-Up:

    • Ms. Peterson’s 3rd and 4th Period Spanish LA3 classes – Book titled “El color de mis palabras”
    • Mr. Serpe’s Art classes, All periods – Sketchbooks and markers/pencils
    • Spirit Gear – clothing and masks, ordered ahead or by arrangement with Counselor (we will have items for sale again this spring)


    • Tues. Dec. 15:    4:00pm - 6:00pm - Students Last Names beginning with A-G
    • Wed. Dec. 16:   11:00am - 1:00pm - Students Last Names beginning with A-G or H-M (Library Take-Out Window Also Open)
    • Wed. Dec. 16:   4:00pm – 6:00 pm - Students with Last Names beginning with H-M or N-Z
    • Thur. Dec. 17:  11:00am-1:00pm - Students with Last Names beginning with N-Z


    HIMS bus lane, on Densmore, east side of the building -- if approaching by car, please enter Densmore from Wallingford Ave at 42nd St.

    If you are unable to pick up items during the time corresponding to your name, please come to any of the scheduled times that are convenient for you!

    If none of these times work for you, please call our Main Office phone number (206-252-5810) to see if you can arrange another pick-up time.

    Alternatively, if you would like to request items be hand-delivered to you, please contact Ms. MacDonald, our librarian, at 206-252-5850 to make arrangements.


    Go Hawks!

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