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Free Vaccine Clinic - December 6 & December 8 vaccine clinic

The City of Hamilton Health Department will be hosting two free vaccine clinics for children ages 5-11 on Monday, December 6 (Riverview Elementary), and Wednesday, December 8 (Highland Elementary) from 4:30-6:30 pm. Click here for details.

Making Connections in Reading hs

3rd grade students are working hard on making text to text connections, text to self connections, and text to world connections while reading a book of their choosing. 

Trashket Ball Math Review tc

Students team up to review rounding, place value, and comparing numbers, with a basketball twist. If your team gets the answer right, you get a chance to make a basket in the trashcan to score some bonus points! 

*Notice: Clerical Testing Information and Registration for Saturday, December 4, 2021 hcsd logo

Deadline to Register:  Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Click here to register.

Update: HCSD Quarantine Protocols and Masking important update

Monday morning (10/25/2021), the Ohio Department of Health amended its quarantine guidelines. Given this change, the district will change the quarantine guidelines and masking requirements recommended and approved at the September 3, 2021, HCSD Board of Education meeting.

Mystery Object lm

Students in Ms. Ollis and Mrs. Lux's class explored plants by investigating a Mystery Object. They used their 5 senses to cooperate in small groups to determine adjectives for the object. 

Graduates of ESL 2021 esl

The following students have exited the ESL program based on their spring OELPA scores! Great job bilingual learners!

Math Parades! ac

The theme of parades continued into math and science class last Friday! Students learned about the Brooklyn Bridge and the elephants that walked across it to prove its safety. Students were challenged to build their own stable structure sturdy enough to hold an elephant!


What can we learn from this story? ndc

4th graders are working on identifying an author’s message in a story! This can be tough because everyone can understand or learn something different from a story. these excited readers are working to build their skills when thinking beyond the text

Dividing Decimals tc

5th grade has been working hard on dividing decimals. After our lesson, we used a self checking puzzle to practice.

Student Read Aloud cc

In Mrs. Compton's class, student's practices fluency and reading out loud by taking turns "being the teacher" and doing Read Aloud with the class. Students read the books aloud to their classmates and pretend being the teacher by asking critical thinking questions as they read. 

Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple jc

Students worked hard and were great teammates this week in Math Class! They helped create snack packs which included apples and trail mix.

Big Blue Minute - October Edition big blue minute

Check out this month's Big Blue Minute with Superintendent Mike Holbrook. 

Hispanic Heritage Month peach

Ms. Mitchell's 5th grade social studies classes are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!

Estimation 180 jmcq

In Mrs. McQueary's 5th grade math class we practice our estimation skills with an online estimation game called Estimation 180. 

September 24, 2021 - Visitor & Volunteer Criteria news

Please click here to read important information regarding visitors and volunteers to our buildings. 

Curl Up with a Great Book js


Crawford Woods 6th graders in Mrs. Stoffel’s class are working on their summarizing skills as they read a “just right” book. 

5th Grade Students in Small Groups mr

5th Grade math is working on adding and subtracting decimals in small intervention groups!

6th graders see the Scientific Method at Work! bj

6th graders in Mrs. Johnson’s class completed a science experiment to see how different liquids effected the length of gummy bears.

Classroom Community ld

4th grade has been working on building a strong classroom community and learning environment. They worked with partners to make classroom rules posters. Students also learned all about empathy and how to show it! 

Back to School Letter & Information bts

Wondering about open house, supply lists, and back to school information? 

Click HERE to find out more in English

Click HERE to find out more in SPANISH

We are so excited to jump into the school year!

2021-2022 School Supply Lists supplies

School supply lists for the 2021-2022 school year, please bring all supplies in on the first day of school. 

2021-22 Accident Insurance Enrollment Form Now Available accident insurance

If you are interested in accident insurance for your children, the 2021-22 Enrollment Form is now available. Please click here to learn more and access the form. 

6th-grade students working hard on AIR Test Review mr

6th-grade students were asked to complete review questions. For every 5 correct answers, they got to compete in a Minute to Win it Game! Students loved cup stacking, balloon bowling, and building marshmallow towers. They worked really hard and showed so many skills during the review and the games!

Paws-itive Office Referrals

Crawford Woods staff write Paws-itive Office Referrals for students demonstrating respect, responsibility, and honesty. Students are acknowledged during morning announcements, and they come to the office to receive their referral and a treat from Ms. Conrad’s office. 

Animal Research Projects ee

The second graders in Mrs. Elleman’s class have been working on an Animal Research Project! We started out by choosing an animal that we are unfamiliar with. Students had to use library books, and articles to learn about their animals' diet, habitat, and many other interesting facts! We accumulated all of our research into a Lapbook/Research paper! 

Informative Writing about Elephants! ll

First grade students in Ms. Leighton’s classroom have been working on informative writing about elephants. To get excited for this new writing unit and to learn a little bit more about the animal, the class read books and watched educational videos all about elephants!

Graphing in K! ea

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Allison’s class used their math skills to count and graph colored gold fish! Students also discovered which color goldfish had the most and the fewest amount! 

6th Grade Strings: Mrs. Stoffel's Class ms

Students are playing both pizzicato (plucking the string) and arco (with the bow).  Students are learning both string and band instruments this year during their assigned quarter for music. 

Main Idea and Details ld

4th graders are learning how to identify the main idea in a text and find its supporting details! They are working hard to go back within the text to pull text evidence to support their thinking! 

March Madness AC

March Madness!

Students in computer lab are competing in a digital checkers tournament for the next few weeks!

Research on African-American Icons IN

Fifth grade students in Ms.Mitchell's classes are celebrating African-American History Month! The students are learning about various people that have impacted history in the United States, as well as across the world.

Main Idea Detectives NC

4th graders in Mr. Conner's room have been working on sleuthing out the Main Idea of Informational Texts! What is the text MOSTLY about? Be sure to check the Title, Pictures, and the beginning and end of the text!

ESL Reading and Writing Goals SC

Students in ESL are working on individual goals in reading, writing, speaking and listening.  Each student has chosen a specific goal and is working to improve by choosing from a list of resources and activities. 

One Book One School: You Are My Sunshine kking

Students in Kindergarten-Third grade are invited to participate in our One Book, One School event taking place during the month of March!

Penguin Writing in K! jm

Mrs. Meadows Kindergarten Class has been reading fiction and nonfiction books about Penguins. After learning interesting facts about Penguins, students are writing and illustrating their own fact book about penguins.

Holiday Fun ec

The older students were preforming for the younger student, meanwhile a book was read out loud. It was a very fun way to learn new vocabulary for both groups. Our newcomer student got a chance to practice their Holiday vocabulary and color names by listening and speaking.

Trapped in a Snow Globe sb

The students in Mrs. Buelter's 3rd grade class wrote four-paragraph essays about being trapped in a snow globe.  

Letters and Colors and Counting, Oh My! JM

This week Ms. Milders has been working one-on-one with students to practice identifying uppercase and lowercase letters, sorting colors, and counting objects. Students are eager to practice these skills when it includes manipulatives and fun games!


3rd Grade Students Striking with an Implement hockey

3rd grade students are working on striking with an implement, using hockey sticks as they play a game that focusses on proper grip of the stick, and striking an object with an implement in their hand. 

Snow Globe Writing sg

Students in Mrs. Schenk's 3rd-grade class are applying what they have learned about main idea, supporting details, and using descriptive language to create a multi-paragraph essay about being trapped in a snow globe.

5th Grade Band Lab am

Fifth grade students learn how to use music production software in Mr. McIntosh's music class. 

Hard Working 6th Graders js

On January 4th, Crawford Woods 6th graders in Mrs. Stoffel’s class are working on their argumentative writing skills. This is a new concept that they will be working on for the next few weeks. 


Punctuation Pasta hd

Mrs. Demmer's students are practicing comma placement in sentences using elbow macaroni to represent the commas.