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I Am Hamilton t-shirt presented to Angela Colvin, a bus driver for Hamilton County Schools
Angela Colvin, a bus driver for Hamilton County Schools, received an “I Am Hamilton” t-shirt for her work to keep children happy and taking time to communicate with parents when her bus was running late. The district presents the special shirts to individuals for efforts that positively impact Hamilton County Schools and the children we serve.
Nov 20
I Am Hamilton t-shirt presented to Max Burk, a senior at Signal Mountain Middle/High
Max Burk, a senior at Signal Mountain Middle/High, received an “I Am Hamilton” t-shirt for scoring the maximum composite score of 36 on the ACT, Hamilton County Schools presents the special shirts to individuals for efforts that positively impact Hamilton County Schools and the children we serve.
Nov 16
The CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon honors two teachers
Taking learning to the streets recently earned recognition for two Hamilton County teachers. Brittany Harris, an academic coach at East Brainerd Elementary, and Colleen Ryan, a teacher at Rivermont Elementary, received the Community Outreach Award at the CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon sponsored by the American Red Cross. Harris and Ryan are the developers of “The Passage,” a mobile classroom that goes to children's neighborhoods to make learning accessible.
Nov 16
I Am Hamilton, Tammy Baxter, a parent at Soddy Daisy High
Today, “I am Hamilton” spotlights our first parent Tammy Baxter, an active and involved parent at Soddy Daisy High Schools in the North River Learning Community. Baxter is involved in activities involving her daughters at Soddy Daisy, active in parent volunteer groups, regularly seen at Hamilton County Board of Education meetings, and a voice for parents in parent advisory activities for her school and the district.
Nov 15
Central High teacher wins $50,000 prize from Harbor Freight
Jerry Webb, manufacturing, electrical and plumbing systems teacher from Central High School, has won second place in the 2018 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Webb’s work with his classes in the area of renewable energy earned him the second place finish in the national contest. He was surprised with the news and a check for $50,000 during the prize presentation at Central High this morning.
Nov 15
Nolan Elementary second-grader wins Superintendent’s Reading Challenge
Aiden Thomason, a second-grader at Nolan Elementary was the winner of the Superintendent's Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge for 2018. Nolan Elementary had more students to read over 1000 minutes in the Summer Reading Challenge than any other Hamilton County School.
Nov 13
Hixson High School AFJROTC Visits Local Veterans
The Hixson High School Air Force JROTC Cadet Corps held a Veterans appreciation event on Thursday at the Morning Pointe assisted living facility in Hixson, TN. The Wildcat Cadet Corps showed up in full-force with over 90 Cadets and a Hixson High Band member participating.
Nov 12
I Am Hamilton t-shirt presented to Stacey Bradley, STEAM Lab assistant at Wolftever Creek Elementary
Stacey Bradley, a STEAM Lab assistant at Wolftever Creek Elementary, received an “I Am Hamilton” t-shirt today for her work with children in the lab focused on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM.) Hamilton County Schools presents the special shirts to individuals for efforts that positively impact the lives of children.
Nov 12
I Am Hamilton t-shirts presented to staff demonstrating service to children
“I Am Hamilton” begins a new phase of recognition for people making a difference for children with the first presentation of an “I AM Hamilton” t-shirt to Andrea Dyer, an ESOL teacher at The Howard School. Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson presented the shirt this morning. The shirt has the new district logo on the front with I AM Hamilton in large print on the back.
Nov 09
Hixson JROTC Instructor competes in Veteran’s National Golf Championship
Master Sergeant Doug Burhans from Hixson High School is representing Tennessee at the Veteran Golfers Association’s National Championship tournament. The tournament winds up play tomorrow at Olympic Club in San Francisco, California.
Nov 06
I Am Hamilton, Rizwaan Abdul, a student at STEM School Chattanooga
Today, “I am Hamilton” spotlights our first student Rizwaan Abdul, a junior at STEM School Chattanooga, a magnet program in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community. “The staff here at STEM School are very nice and focused on the needs of individual students,“ Abdul said.
Nov 01
Future Ready Institutes presented Community Impact Award by The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga
In the first year of existence, the Future Ready Institutes in Hamilton County high schools have earned the recognition of making a significant impact on the community. The Future Ready Institutes were presented the Community Impact Award by The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga at the groups Equal Opportunity breakfast held Tuesday, October 30 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson, Board Member Tiffanie Robinson, and Director of the Future Ready Institutes Blake Freeman accepted the award.
Nov 01
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We have over 4,500 students of our total student population of more than 44,500, who speak a language other than English as their primary language. Hamilton County Schools ESOL Department serves K-12 students from many countries speaking over 79 different languages!
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