District News

Crawford Woods Second Graders Go to the Newport Aquarium! k king

Crawford Woods second grade students traveled to the Newport Aquarium to learn about marine life.

Know the FACTS: EdChoice Scholarship Program logo

Do you know the FACTS about EdChoice and the impact on our public schools? Please take a moment to learn more.

Cincinnati Pops Conductor Visits Fitton Center (and some Big Blue Students) pops with board member sprague

Conductor for the Cincinnati Pops, John Morris Russell, spoke at Fitton Center and visited with some Big Blue students.

Hamilton City School's Junior Selected as U.S. Senate Page creach

HHS Junior Makenzie Creach was selected as one of only 30 U.S. Senate pages for this Spring 2020 program. 

Wilson Middle Recognized as 2019 School of Honor school of honor

Wilson Middle School was recognized for the building's growth in progress and gap-closing on the 2019 Ohio State Test. 

Language Learning and Vocabulary Acquisition at Highland Elementary highland esl

Language learning and vocabulary acquisition are at the core of every lesson in Highland's ELS classrooms. 

Mrs. Nunn's Speech and Language Class nunn

Mrs. Nunn's speech and language students are building their understanding or sounds and antonyms.

Hamilton City School District Fine Arts Fun Facts lagoon

Please join Fine Arts Director, Tari McKee, in learning about the amazing fine arts happenings at HCSD!

New School Board Members Sworn In swearing in

The Hamilton City School District swore in its newest Board Members, Margaret (Mag) Baker and Shaquila Mathews.

STEM Turkey Traps st laurent

Fourth grade students worked on a two day STEM activity for science.

Royal Spotlight: Grace Caldwell, 5th Grade Teacher Caldwell
Mrs. Caldwell loves the sense of community and positivity in the building. Learn why she is #RoyalByChoice!
Crawford Woods 3rd Grade Field Trip lux

Crawford Woods 3rd Graders had a wonderful time at the Cincinnati Museum Center and IMAX!

Highland's Leaders of the Pride Bless Their Community blessing bags

217 Blessing Bags Donated to Local Shelters

STEAM Lab opens at Fairwood Elementary steam logo

Fairwood Elementary launches a STEAM lab for all students K-6 - Videos from the 1st Challenge!

Dr. Nye Visits Linden Elementary dr. nye

6th graders at Linden learn the importance of eye health from local optometrist

1st Graders Explore Christmas Around The World 1st grade at BP

Did you know the Poinsettia is called the Christmas Eve Flower in Mexico

Lego League Presents to City and County Leaders lego league teams
On Thursday December 19, the FIRST Lego League teams from Brookwood Elementary and Wilson Middle School presented their award winning projects to city and county leaders. 
Griffins Basketball Lead the Way Griffins Basketball

The 8th-grade boy's basketball team has now won six straight games and continues to grow into a championship caliber team.   Their only defeat was a narrow, 6-point loss on opening night at Sycamore.  "This Team has bought into trusting each other, giving maximum effort and believing in teamwork" says Coach Curtus Moak. 


HCSD School Psychologist Selected to Served on Ohio School Safety Working Group bparamore

Gov. Mike DeWine selects Bradley Paramore to serve on his Ohio School Safety Working Group.

Making Inferences Harmon

The students in Mr. Harmon’s  1st grade reading group are learning to make inferences. Each student must write a riddle to see if others can make draw a conclusion and answer the riddle correctly. 

Riverview Awards Assembly for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Awards Assembly
There is always so much to celebrate at Riverview Elementary! This morning was a great opportunity to highlight the incredible effort, character and academic achievement of our Kindergarten, First and Second grade students. Congratulations Royals!!! #bigblueonthemove #royalbychoice



Hamilton CSD EdChoice Resolution Logo

Resolution Opposing the State of Ohio EdChoice Scholarship (Voucher) Program was adopted at the regular board meeting at 7:00 on the 12th day of December.

Kindergarten Learning About Illustrators elf in class
The readers in Mrs. Southard’s class are learning that illustrators use the authors words to help illustrate the story.  
Turkey Traps Demonstrate Multiple Math and Engineering Skills cagle

4th graders used their measurement, perimeter and engineering skills to build turkey traps. #STEM

Mrs. Thatchers K/1 Class thatcher

Students in Mrs. Thatchers K/1 class have been working hard in small group and math workshops.

Kindergarten Reindeer Fun! bw
Mrs. Brosius and her kindergarten stars wrote a recipe for reindeer bread. 
Snowflake Prefixes FInke

Fourth graders participate in the school wide vocabulary initiative by identifying prefixes, writing words that start with the prefix on their snowflakes, and then hanging them in the hallway for other students to view.

Evaluating and Justifying Expressions ruther

Perseverance makes us proud! 

Crawford Christmas Ornaments warner

Every December, every student at Crawford Woods is given the opportunity to create a holiday ornament out of clay, or home decoration if they do not celebrate a holiday.

Junior Achievement and 6th Grade JA
The 6th graders in Mrs. Berger's and Mrs. Young's classes have been working with local business partner Hamilton Caster to learn about economics. 
Who says it too cold for a Geometry Experiment? indirect measurement

Mr. Herrle's class took advantage of the sun to explore indirect measurement.

School Based Health Center logo

HCSD partners with Primary Health Solutions to offer a School Based Health Center

Ohio Department of Education: Special Education Class Action Lawsuit ODE pic

Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement

To be clear, our District is not a defendant in this lawsuit and is not accused of any wrong-doing.  We are sharing this information as a courtesy to the Ohio Department of Education and our community.

Mrs. Downing's Title Classes downing

Students in Mrs. Downing's Title classes have been working hard using LLI.

Cincinnati Museum Center Visit gettler

4th Graders in Mrs. Gettler's class welcomed the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Check out Primary Literacy Night at CW timeline hamilton

Crawford Woods students created timelines based on Hamilton City’s history at the 3rd-grade station

Technology is Enhancing our Reading and Math Skills kg using tech

Regardless of age, we love using technology to enhance our learning. 

Royal Spotlight: Emily Greenlee, Title I Reading Specialist Mrs. Greenlee is #RoyalByChoice

Mrs. Greenlee, Title I Reading Specialist, loves that Riverview Royals dream big and are world-changers. Learn more about why she is #RoyalByChoice

Game Night at Riverview was a Huge Success! minute to win it

Riverview Elementary Hosted A Minute To Win It Game Night!

Stuff the Bus...A Huge Success! supt stuff bus

Over 15,000 pounds of food was collected during this year's Stuff The Bus Campaign! #3communitieswin

HCSD Girls are On The Run!! gotr logo

This past weekend hundreds of students from Hamilton City Schools took part in the Girls On The Run of Greater Cincinnati 5k.

Fraction Fun at Crawford Woods buell

Just a fraction of the fun we had in 5th grade this week! 

HHS - Main Campus NJROTC Takes First Place njrotc

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, The Hamilton High School NJROTC unit earned an overall First Place in an NJROTC Regional Drill Meet.


Virgil M. Schwarm Stadium Usage

Hamilton Celebrates Education wilkes winners

12 Hamilton City School teachers were recognized as Educators of Excellence

Hamilton Grows! growth arrows

The EVAAS results are in and Hamilton students are growing!

Big Blue spends a day with the Bengals play 60

Big Blue and the Cincinnati Bengals Play 60!

College Application Day is a Huge Success!!! college app day
On September 18th, 89 Hamilton High School students received immediate acceptance to college.
Hamilton City Schools releases its latest Emergency Guide emergencyguide
Safe and secure learning environments are the first priority for the Hamilton City School District. Students must first feel safe in order to grow academically, socially, and emotionally.
Hamilton City School District Quality Profile Quality Profile Image
The 2019-20 Quality Profile is Here!
Big Blue on the Move Highlights- Superintendent Super highlight
#BigBlueOnTheMove:  Superintendent Mike Holbrook
2019-2020 Graduation Requirements - Class of 2020 Only District graduates with Principal
The class of 2020 has additional options to assist students in attaining a high school diploma.