District News

Wilson Middle School Washington, D.C. Informational Meeting wilson

WMS will host an informational meeting for parents of any current 7th grader interested in the Washington, D.C. field trip for next school year.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, March 5th at 6:30pm in the WMS Cafeteria. Information packets will be available in the office for those who cannot attend. 

CCP Education Students Sail Ahead of the Competition! Sail Car

CCP Education students spent time designing and constructing sail cars as a model STEM lesson.

Garfield Sends Military Care Packages for Service Members military packages

Military care packages deliver a welcome piece of home to our service members while they are committed to the mission. Mrs. Carmody's and Mrs. Harrison's class embarked on this heartfelt endeavor to bless several brave men and women committed to defending this great country. 

At Riverview, Ms. Hafer's Class Earns a Special Award! preschool play
Ms. Hafer's class at Riverview Elementary earned a special reward for earning so many Royal Bucks for good behavior throughout the school! They were excited to join the preschoolers in gym for some special buddy time!
#FairwoodActsofKindness officer and student

Kindness comes in all shapes and sizes at Fairwood.

Board of Education Regular Meeting Notice 2/27/2020 Logo

The Hamilton Board of Education will meet in regular session on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 5:00 P.M., at the Administration Building and Training Center, 533 Dayton Street, Hamilton, Ohio.

Chasing and Fleeing at Ridgeway P.E. Data

Students in P.E. at Ridgeway Elementary combine PE and Statistics by collecting data from games. 

Screen Time for Kids- From the School Psychologist's Desk glaser

Amy Glaser, Crawford Woods School Psychologist, offers some insight to screen time and technology with young children. 

Earth Club Creates Bird Feeders at Fairwood bird feeders

Earth Club members used recycled materials to create bird feeders to hang in their yards.  

Ms. Rittner's Homeroom rittner

Amazing Stations in Ms. Rittner's Room at Crawford Woods

Researching Animal Habitats at Highland Researching
Mr. Grant's students have been studying habitats (ecosystems) in science class. 
Mark Your Calendars for the Big Blue Showcase bb showcase

Everyone is invited to Hamilton High School’s Big Blue Showcase on Tuesday, March 24 from 4 – 7 pm.

Hamilton City School District 2020-2021 Preschool Application Available Now! teacher with student

If you are interested in enrolling your child in Hamilton's Free 5-Star Preschool program for the 2020-2021 school year, the application is available now!

2020-2021 Calendars Are Available! logo dark
Writing to Authors (and getting a response!) David Shannon Letter

Students get handwritten response from author, David Shannon. 

Computer Lab Kindness at Brookwood v day card
Brookwood students send Valentine's Day cards to the children at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. 


Hamilton High School Student Receives Prestigious Award noah gilbert

Presidential Scholars Award from the BGSU Honors College goes to Noah Gilbert

Hamilton Students Earn Top Awards at OMEA Contest Leah Ledington, Andrew Brown, Hannah Lewis, Ezra Simmons

Four students recently earned honors at OMEA Solo and Ensemble Contest

HHS-FC Student Earns Top Superior Rating at OMEA District 13 on February 8, 2020 HL Orchestra

Congratulations to Hannah Lewis who earned a top Superior rating on her Violin solo at the OMEA District 13 Solo/Ensemble Festival this past Saturday at Lakota West High School!  Thank you for representing Hamilton Orchestras so well!

National Signing Day Held at Hamilton High - Main Campus signing day

On February 5, 2020, seven Hamilton High School students signed commitments to various universities!

Animal Research buelter

Students in Mrs. Buelter's third grade classroom conducted research on an animal of their choice.  

Kindergarteners at Bridgeport Celebrate 100th Day of School 100th day of school
Kindergarteners celebrated being 100 days smarter!!
No Flu For You healthy together

Help us keep our community healthy by following these simple tips!

Mr. Broyles Visits Riverview As a Special Guest Reader broyles guest reader
Samy Broyles from the YMCA visited the third grade pod to read a book to all of the third graders! The students were also excited to share what they want to be when they grow up! #RoyalByChoice #BigBlueOnTheMove
First Grade ESL Club at Crawford Woods esl

In first grade ESL club, these students were working on mixing colors!

2020 6th Grade Science Fair - A Huge Success science fair awards

The Annual Rotary 6th Grade Science Fair was held Friday, January 24th at Miami University Hamilton. 

Garfield's Cafe De Books Cafe de Books

Library Media Specialist Lisa Brockman hosted a "book tasting" event and transformed the media center into a French cafe, complete with table linens and lively French music.


Math King or Queen of the Classroom! clarke

Students love to play competitive math addition and subtraction games!  Mrs. Clark's second grade class plays a quick addition and subtraction flash card game called "King or Queen of the Classroom" before working on math workshops. 

Ms. Williams' Science Classes Learn About Water Erosion at Wilson Williams

Students in Ms. Williams' 8th grade science classes have been learning about water erosion.  Students used a stream table in order to observe how water affects the erosion process. #BigBlueOnTheMove


HHS Scholastic Art Show Winners ceramic hand
Artwork of fifteen Hamilton High students has been selected for display in the 2020 Regional Scholastic Art Show.
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.

Folk Dancing of Highland logo

5th Grade students are learning a folk dance in music class called Nine Pin. 

Speed and Motion at Highland speed

Student's in Mrs. Jones' 5th-grade science class at Highland are finishing their week of focus on speed.

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.

Just Hanging Out at Linden ropes
Mrs. Blanton's students worked on their rope skills in gym class. 
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. 

Ms. Rampa's English classes participate in NaNoWriMo rampa

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, empowering approach to creative writing.

#BeBrookwood Awards Winners for Kindness bw
Today at Brookwood we celebrated our #BeBrookwood Awards winners for 2nd quarter, the character trait for 2nd quarter was Kindness!
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

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.

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.

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

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

Fraction Fun at Crawford Woods buell

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


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!

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.