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Love and Reading at Orchard Knob Elementary
Orchard Knob Elementary School (OKES), in collaboration with Love on a Leash, provides a heartwarming initiative that is bringing joy and learning together for its students. Love on a Leash, a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading happiness through therapy animals, has joined forces with the school to introduce therapy dogs into the classroom environment.
Feb 28
Hamilton County Schools Launches MTOC Program
Hamilton County Schools has launched the first Male Teachers of Color (MTOC) mentorship program cohort this year. This program brings together HCS teachers to meet quarterly to enhance their professional development and build a supportive community.
Feb 27
HCS approved as Educator Preparation Provider
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) is poised to begin preparing industry specialists for careers in the classroom after being approved as an Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) by the Tennessee State Board of Education last week.
Feb 23
HCS Celebrates 19 Reward Schools for '22-'23
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) is proud to announce and celebrate the remarkable achievements of 18 schools that have been honored as Reward Schools for the 2022-2023 school year. The Reward School status is awarded for excellence and progress across all indicators from the previous school year.
Feb 22
I Love the World- Hunter Middle School
Hunter Middle School's Exceptional Education classes, led by teachers Mr. Smith and Mr. Mayo, embarked on a heartwarming project titled "I Love the World." The initiative aimed to teach students about the world's geography while spreading love, unity, and kindness from communities across the states. The project quickly gained momentum after a Facebook post by the teachers requesting valentines from around the country.
Feb 17
Middle School Career and Technical Education
Middle School Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs are making a difference for young students across the district. Middle school CTE teacher Shara Kaminsky shares her perspective on how this resource helps students discover opportunities for their future.
Feb 16
School Counselor Appreciation Week
Hamilton County Schools' counselors play a significant role in the academic and emotional well-being of their students, and every counselor has their own approach to creating meaningful connections with their students.
Feb 06
Lead Guitarist Noah Edmond and the Challenge that Can’t Defeat Him
Sophomore, at Soddy Daisy High School, Noah Edmond was born with arthrogryposis, a disability that causes a defect in bone growth. In Noah’s case, it affects his arms, wrists, and fingers. However, that doesn’t stop him from doing things he is passionate about.
Jan 25
Senior Spotlight- Cheyenne Frye
Cheyenne Frye, a senior at the Chattanooga School For the Arts and Sciences (CSAS), has earned an impressive $347,000 in scholarships. Frye has accepted a prestigious Questbridge full-ride scholarship to Denison University, a significant milestone in her academic journey.
Jan 24
HCS, Partners Honor Teachers of the Year
The Hamilton County Board of Education, along with community partners Bowers Automotive Group, the Chattanooga Area Schools Federal Credit Union, and the Hamilton County Schools Foundation, recognized Hamilton County Schools’ 2024 Teachers of the Year during a ceremony on January 18.
Jan 18
Sarah Tullock- Your Voice has a Purpose
Your Voice has a Purpose, This statement is the foundation of what Sarah Tullock, music teacher at Snow Hill Elementary, aims to teach her students.
Jan 10
Lookout Valley Students Stand Out in State and National Calendar Art Competition
Congratulations to Lookout Valley Middle High School students Sierra Holbrook (Senior), Bailey Reeves (Junior), and Kinsley Collins (eight-grader) for their outstanding achievement in the Horace Mann Insurance Calendar competition. These students have demonstrated remarkable talent and creativity, and we are proud of them for representing their school so well.
Jan 09