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HCS Graduates Fifth Leadership HCS Class
Leadership Hamilton County Schools (Leadership HCS) held a five-year program celebration and graduation for the fifth cohort of participants on June 24, 2024.
Jun 28
HCS Students Show Steady Performance in TCAP
Hamilton County Schools’ (HCS) students showed consistent performance on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP), with notable gains among middle school students across subject areas. This success underscores Hamilton County Schools' ongoing commitment to ‘Every Student Learns’ as outlined in the district’s strategic plan, Opportunity 2030.
Jun 25
2024 STEM/STEAM Designated Schools
On May 10, 2024, The Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) announced the Tennessee STEM School Designation for 2024. This honor recognizes schools across the state for preparing students for postsecondary and future career success by committing to promote STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) learning for all students.
May 24
Ooltewah High School conducted a ceremony for 12 seniors who recently earned the Seal of Biliteracy award
Ooltewah High School conducted a ceremony for 12 seniors who recently earned the Seal of Biliteracy award, recognizing their exceptional proficiency in both English and another language. This ceremony marks Ooltewah's inaugural year participating in the Volunteer State Seal of Biliteracy program, which began in 2018.
May 23
Senior Spotlight- Adrian Mckinley
Adrian Mckinley, also known as ‘Quincy’, a recent graduate of Tyner Academy, is set to embark on a new journey at Alabama A&M University this fall. Known for his unwavering leadership and exceptional dedication, Adrian has made significant contributions to his school and community throughout his high school career.
May 22
Kelsey Boyd-Thompson
Kelsey Boyd-Thompson, a remarkable 2024 graduate of Ooltewah High School, used her senior research capstone to explore a pressing community need and evaluate the intricate relationship between socioeconomic factors, diet quality, and nutritional availability.
May 17
Principal Lindsay Starnes
Clifton Hills Elementary School Principal Lindsay Starnes is an excellent example of how using personalization and unique needs of students to drive positive, innovative supports can increase learning outcomes for students.
May 14
Teacher Appreciation Week- Reggie Jackson
Hamilton County Schools is celebrating Reggie Jackson during Teacher Appreciation Week for his outstanding contributions to Brainerd High School. A proud alum from the class of 2003, Jackson has returned to his roots as a first-year teacher, instructing Physical Education (PE), Wellness, and coaching basketball.
May 10
Teacher Appreciation Week- JuNichia Smith-Rock
JuNichia Smith-Rock, a dedicated first-grade teacher at Wolftever Creek Elementary, is being celebrated during Teacher Appreciation Week for her remarkable 14-year teaching journey at Hamilton County Schools
May 09
EPB ArtSpark Goes to School Highlights Student Creativity and Beautifies Chattanooga
The latest class of EPB’s ArtSpark Goes to School now has their creations displayed on 12 utility boxes across Chattanooga and Hamilton County. This is the sixth group of Hamilton County School students to be selected out of a competitive submission and judging process.
May 08
Teacher Appreciation Week - Sonal Patel
Sonal Patel, a passionate and dedicated first-year English as a New Language (ENL) teacher at East Lake Elementary, is making a significant impact on the lives of her students every day through connection and community. Her dedication and commitment to teaching comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking skills, she helps young students overcome language barriers and embrace English as a new language.
May 08
Teacher Appreciation Week- Megan Phillips
Megan Phillips, Exceptional Education educator at Sale Creek Middle High School, lives out the Hamilton County Schools vision for creating opportunities by design for all students through nurturing limitless futures for students with unique strengths and challenges.
May 07