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    School Update, November Roundup
    Posted on 11/24/2020

    Holiday Week Schedule:

    • Monday, Nov. 23rd:           Regular School Day
    • Tuesday, Nov. 24th:          Regular School Day
    • Wednesday, Nov. 25th:     Regular Early Release Day
    • Thursday, Nov. 26th:       Thanksgiving (No School)
    • Friday, Nov. 27th:            Native American Heritage Day (No School)

     

    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

     

    PE Waivers due Dec. 3rd

    Visit https://hamiltonms.seattleschools.org/academics/pe_waiver, for more information and link to the document.

     

    Hamilton Clubs:

    Great News!  We have launched Hamilton Clubs to provide student enrichment times at the end of the school day.  In addition to the Affinity Clubs, we will be providing the following list of Interest Clubs.    Club Advisors will be sending email notification and links to their students each week. 

    Affinity Clubs

    • La Chispa – Translates as The Spark!
    • GSA - Awesome Club of Awesome
    • SLE – SET – Student Leaders of Equity/ Student Equity Team
    • BSU – Black Student Union
    • APISU – Asian & Pacific Islander Student Union

    Interest Clubs

    • Anime Club
    • ASB – Associated Student Body
    • Chess Club
    • D&D – Dungeons & Dragons Club
    • Gaming Club
    • Hamilton Beathawks – Learn to beatbox and explore a creative new way to create sound
    • Harry Potter Fan Club
    • Minecraft Club
    • Sewing Club
    • Writing Club

     

    Hamilton Coaches Needed

    In anticipation, in the event SPS opens athletics, Hamilton needs soccer coaches.  If interested, we need boys’ soccer coaches, both varsity and JV.  The season plans to run from February 1st – March 23rd

    Please contact David Evans, dsevans@seattleschools.org, Athletic Director for Hamilton.

     

    New Weekly Material Distribution and Drop Off Day:

    Day:       Every Wednesday
    Time:     11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    • Curbside Pick-up:  Items available for pick-up will be posted weekly on Hamilton’s website.
    • Returns/Drop Offs:  You can also return any items to Hamilton – tech items, library books, language arts books from last year, School Start forms, etc.
    • Unable to come at scheduled time: Need something but unable to come at this time, call

    Ms. MacDonald, Librarian, 206-252-5850, to make other arrangements.

    We will be set up on the sidewalk on the east side of the building (N. Densmore).  If you will be driving please enter Densmore going southbound from 42nd Street.  Please wear your masks and remind your students that although our staff will be delighted to see them, we would appreciate it if we can all try to maintain our 6’ social distance!

     

    Reminder - Highly Capable and Advanced Learning Services

    • Referral window now open: Through - December 7, 2020

    All schools within Seattle Public Schools are committed to providing quality instruction designed to meet the academic, social, emotional and behavioral needs of each student.

    The arrival of Chief of Student Support Services Dr. Concepcion Pedroza, and Advanced Learning Department Supervisor Deenie Berry have signaled a new era; the department is moving from a long-standing focus on testing to centering culturally responsive teaching and learning. 

    See link for more info: https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/advanced_learning