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Getting Outside! j king

Kindergarten students got outside on a beautiful day to move their bodies, practice counting, and build relationships with their teacher! Students also get the opportunity to take mask breaks, and practice loco-motor movement!

Getting Loco-motor lammers2

Students in third grade physical education class are working on different locomotor skills such as running, skipping, galloping, and hopping with fitness relay races, while practicing and maintaining social distancing.

Staying Healthy light

Mrs. Light's class has been discussing how to stay healthy.  The students created their very own masked healthy hero to remind others to wear a mask.

Sixth Graders Making Moves! rittner
6th grade Starting Off Strong! b johnson

6th-grade students started learning about Algebra this week by recording and graphing the number of jumping jacks a classmate could complete in 2 minutes. We have also been practicing completing assignments in Google Classroom and being familiar with online resources for remote learning!


Planting Seeds s


Sixth grade is working on Planting Seeds in their Writer’s Notebooks. The assignment was to think about someone you admire. Write to explain the admirable qualities that this person has. 

Fun With Google Slides compton

Mrs. Compton's 6th graders spent time exploring Google Slides and making All About Me slideshows to help their classmates learn more about them! 

The Great Outdoors demmer

Mrs. Demmer's class did our interactive read aloud and response to reading in the great outdoors!  We also did had a scavenger hunt and observed nature!  Our favorite observation was three squirrels, who were very close to us, climbing trees!

Nearly 10,000 Chromebooks Being Distributed On The First Week of School chromebook

Hamilton City School District is distributing Chromebooks to all K-12 students during the first week of school.


Hamilton High School is excited to showcase the talents of our student-athletes and event participants while following the mandatory requirements set forth by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health.  

HCSD Chromebook Issuance chromebook

Please see the attached letter regarding the district’s initiative of issuing Chromebooks for all students in grades K-12 for the 2020-2021 school year.

Welcome Letter welcome back

Please read the letter written by Mr. Hopkins.

SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST 2020-2021 supplies

Here is the supply list for the 2020-2021 school year. There will be no communal supplies this year so it is important that your child has each item. 

July 15 - Parent Update - Face Coverings / Cubiertas Faciales face covering

The Hamilton City School District would like to communicate an update regarding face coverings, classroom safety and transportation for the Fall of 2020.

June 1, 2020 - Parent Communication/Comunicación con los padres parent communication 1

Please click here for important parent communication. Haga clic aquí para una importante comunicación con los padres.

Third Grade Online Learning lux 2

Crawford Woods 3rd Grade Teachers are excited about our online classroom!  We have created a place for students to learn, explore and share.  We can't wait to see how much our students enjoy all the new things we will be posting in the future!

Fourth grade STEM Building Challenge st laurent

Prior to the outbreak, on Fridays the fourth grade students in Dr. St. Laurent's class participate in a weekly STEM challenge.

Kinder Skills meadoes

Mrs. Meadows class is working on Kindergarten skills at home. Mrs.Meadows is uploading videos on Dojo for her students to watch.

Third Grade Remote Learning schenk

3rd Grade students from Mrs. Schenk's class have been working very hard developing and building upon their skills in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies through remote learning.

Math Night zeller

On Thursday, February 6th grades 3-6 had Intermediate Math Night. We had several 5th grade games that students played with their parents and family members! Fun was had by all!

Dividing Fractions gilham

Sixth Graders are working hard in the pod on dividing fractions.

Edible Soil Samples buell

6th grade students built edible soil samples using oreos, chocolate chips, graham crackers, and gummy worms to learn about the living and nonliving parts of soil and how soil is created.


Job Share Month smallwood

January is job share month for the sixth graders at Crawford Woods library. 

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. 

Busy Brains! milders

This week Ms. Milders' students collaborated to correct paragraphs, used tiles and dry erase dots to solve addition and multiplication problems targeted at their level, read classic tales to determine an author's message, and got their very own books to take home as Valentine's Day presents!

2020-2021 Calendars Are Available! logo dark
Paws-itive Character Winners! connell

Here are this week's Caught With Paws-itive Character Winners!

Reading Recovery Celebration! light

Crawford Woods recently completed the first 20 weeks of Reading Recovery.  A celebration was held for students completing this round to share their reading accomplishments. 

First Grade Sight Word Practice esl

Some first grade students practice their sight  words using shaving cream and a board. Writing in the shaving cream is a messy and fun way to practice their sight words! Another great way to practice at home is by using table salt. 

Kindergarten Groups myron

Kids reading and retelling The Ginger bread Man. We added the kids name and their teachers name to the story.

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

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.

Mrs. Roberts Reading Recovery roberts

Mrs. Roberts first grade Reading Recovery student, Leland, composes a written message in his reading journal

Floor Hockey lammers

Mr. Cagle’s 4th grade class plays a competitive game of floor hockey.

Cincinnati Museum Program defrates

The fourth grade classes has been having visits from the Cincinnati Museum Program on wheels.

Synonym Street road signs


5th Graders are building their own vocabulary and sharing it on the vocabulary streets at Crawford Woods (Figurative Language Freeway, Synonym Street, Antonym Alley, Suffix Square, Prefix Place, Greek and Latin Root Route). 

Robinson's Reading Students robinson

Mrs. Robinson's 3rd grade Title I students at Crawford Woods Elementary School read and write new vocabulary through Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) lessons.

Samiah Johnson's Soundation project McIntosh1

This is 6th grader Samiah Johnson's project that she created using a web-based DJing program called Soundation.

Hamilton City's History schenk

During Primary Literacy Night at Crawford Woods students created timelines based on Hamilton City’s history at the 3rd grade station.

Preparing Pineapple Sliders! demmer

Mrs. Demmer's students read about the re-opening of The National Children's Museum in Washington D.C.

Pumpkin Exploration pumps

Mrs. Brock and Mrs. Meadows class exploring Pumpkins.

Fraction Fun at Crawford Woods buell

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

Shaving Cream, Sight Words, and Smiles, Oh My! Milders

This week in Miss Milders' class, students focused on multi-sensory ways to write sight words that don't follow standard spelling patterns.

Author Visit author visit

Author, Zachariah Ohora, came to Crawford Woods to visit our first graders. 

Table Math math sharing

First graders in Mrs. Duris' room shared their math thinking on their desk!

Reading Together Students reading
In Mrs. Schenk's 3rd grade class, we are having so much fun becoming readers that build conversations with other readers so we can deepen our understanding of texts.