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HCS Launches Fifth Leadership HCS Class
The fifth Leadership Hamilton County Schools (Leadership HCS) cohort held its first session on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
Nov 30
HCS opens Family Connection Center to provide personalized support for families of HCS students
A Hamilton County Schools initiative launched today will provide local families with a dedicated space designed to empower and support them throughout their child’s educational journey.
Nov 28
Creating Connections and Cultivating Passions at Schools’ Club Day
Club Days embody a commitment to ‘Every Student Belongs,’ by fostering an inclusive environment. Big Ridge is one example of schools in our district that equip and sustain all teachers and students to design supports that include and encourage every learner.
Nov 24
National Scholarship Month
November is National Scholarship Month, a time highlighted by the National Scholarship Providers Association to let everyone know about scholarship opportunities for current and future college students. It's also a great time to start applying for scholarships if you haven't already. At HCS, we're here to help during Scholarship Application Month. Reach out to your school's college and career counselor for more information. Our goal at HCS is to make sure every student is ready for life after graduation.
Nov 17
Kinsey Carpenter- Success through Opportunity- Choose Hamilton
Sometimes, finding the perfect fit takes more than one try. For Kinsey Carpenter, a ninth-grade student at Hixson High School, taking a risk and making a change has helped her thrive since changing schools through Hamilton County Schools' Choose Hamilton program.
Nov 14
A Story of Forward Momentum for engaged students, families, and community.
Chronic absenteeism has been a rising challenge for many schools in our district and across the nation. Although, over the course of the last two years, some schools have decreased absenteeism in their school community, the reality is there are still great opportunities for improvement across the county. Recognizing this issue is not one schools can address alone, Superintendent Justin Robertson and Deputy Superintendent Sonia Stewart tasked several district staff with identifying areas where the district can support schools and families.
Nov 10
Ooltewah High School JROTC Honors Local Veterans, Participates in Dedication of 'Veterans Circle' Roundabout
Members of Ooltewah High School's JROTC Owl Battalion played a pivotal role in a special ceremony dedicated to honoring local veterans and officially naming a prominent roundabout in Ooltewah as 'Veterans Circle.'
Nov 10
STEM School Participates in Inventanooga
Students research a real-world problem, create a prototype, and then build a business around that prototype. The class project culminates at Inventanooga on December 13.
Nov 08
Every Hamilton County School Kindergarten Student to Receive Unlimited Free Passes to the Creative Discovery Museum
Hamilton County Mayor Weston Wamp today announced a partnership with Hamilton County Schools and the Creative Discovery Museum to provide every family of a Hamilton County School Kindergarten student with free passes to visit the establishment. Nearly 4,000 students will receive a total of four passes to use unlimited times throughout the 2023-2024 academic year, with a June 30th expiration date.
Nov 01
National Principal Month Highlight: Donnie Mullins
Donnie Mullins, principal at Ooltewah High School shares his pride for his alma mater, and his goal to instill hope in not just his students, but everyone who moves through his building.
Oct 31
National Principal Month Highlight: Dr. Aleisha McCallie
Dr. Aleisha McCallie, principal at Tyner Middle Academy, shares a passion for education and drive for excellence using her gifts to enlighten students and give them the tools to thrive not just at school, but throughout their life.
Oct 30
HCS Announces Choose Hamilton: School Choice
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) is increasing the number of school choice options for the 2024-'25 school year!
Oct 30