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HCS Celebrates 18 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
Howard Connect Academy Introduces House System
In effort to enhance student engagement and cultivate a stronger sense of community, Howard Connect Academy (HCA) has revamped its traditional Base Camp structure this school year, unveiling an innovative House System.
Jan 04
CSLA Service Learning Day
Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA) high school students recently participated in a Service Learning Day, dedicating their time to volunteering and making a positive impact in the local community.
Jan 02
Grow Your Own Highlight
Hamilton County Schools continues to expand pathways and programs to support staff and retain excellent teachers. One pathway HCS offers is Grow Your Own (GYO), a pathway that grows staff members into certified teachers, diversifies the district staff, and closes opportunity gaps for students.
Dec 28