First Day Welcome Message '22-'23 School Year
First Day Welcome Message '22-'23 School Year
08/10/2022
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) is thrilled to welcome back students for the ‘22-’23 school year!
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Back to School Bash
08/04/2022
To celebrate and kick off the 2022-23 school year, Hamilton County Schools (HCS) will host its fifth annual Back to School Bash
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Better Together
07/21/2022
Better Together: Volunteers needed to help get HCS schools First Day Ready
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Summer Meals
06/06/2022
Our community partners are offering free meals to all kids 0-18 this summer! No application or registration needed, just stop by and enjoy.
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HCS Superintendent Dr. Justin Robertson Comments on Texas School Tragedy
05/26/2022
Statement of HCS Superintendent Dr. Justin Robertson concerning the tragic violence at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas
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HCS Leadership Announcements
05/17/2022
The 17 announcements made today include school principals, learning community superintendents, and members of the superintendent’s Senior Leadership team.
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Five HCS Schools Recognized for RTI2-B Implementation
04/06/2022
This year, five HCS schools were recognized with various awards. These schools were dedicated to improving student learning and strengthening positive behavior in their school cultures.
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Hamilton County Schools Recognized as Reading 360 District
04/05/2022
Hamilton County Schools was one of 99 districts recognized in the state of Tennessee for their commitment to teacher training, leader support networks, and focused work on early literacy.
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HCS EdConnect Awards
HCS EdConnect Grant Awards Winners
02/18/2022
Teachers, staff and schools across Hamilton County have gone above and beyond to stay connected to their students through unprecedented times and circumstances — and now several have been nominated and honored with a new local award.
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Accomplished Hamilton County Leader Named Deputy Superintendent
Accomplished Hamilton County Leader Named Deputy Superintendent
12/21/2021
Newly selected superintendent, Dr. Justin Robertson, names Midtown Learning Community superintendent, Dr. Sonia Stewart, Deputy Superintendent for Hamilton County Schools (HCS).
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HCS Increases Early Postsecondary Opportunities for Class of '21
HCS Increases Early Postsecondary Opportunities for Class of '21
12/17/2021
The Tennessee Department of Education released ACT and Graduation Data for the graduating class of 2021; Hamilton County Schools (HCS) achieved an 85.5% rate of on-time graduation and an average ACT score of 18.9.
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HCS Opens International Welcome Center
HCS Opens International Welcome Center
12/13/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially recognize the opening of the International Welcome Center on December 1, 2021.
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I am Hamilton: Sarah Yinger
I am Hamilton: Sarah Yinger
12/02/2021
This month our #IAmHamilton feature spotlights Sarah Yinger, an 8th grader at Howard Connect.
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HCS Adjusts Protocols in Response to Tennessee’s COVID-19 Omnibus Bill Updates
HCS Adjusts Protocols in Response to Tennessee’s COVID-19 Omnibus Bill Updates
11/16/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) has updated its COVID-19 protocols and guidance in accordance with the Tennessee State COVID-19 Omnibus Bill.
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HCS Foundation Receives $25,000 Grant to Support Care Closets
HCS Foundation Receives $25,000 Grant to Support Care Closets
11/10/2021
The Hamilton County Schools Foundation was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the Lillian L. Colby Charitable Foundation to support the Care Closet program in Hamilton County Schools.
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HCS Music Teacher Recognized as a CMA’s Music Teacher for Excellence
HCS Music Teacher Recognized as a CMA’s Music Teacher for Excellence
11/08/2021
Hamilton County Schools music teacher, Neshawn Calloway, recognized as one of the Country Music Association (CMA) Music Teachers for Excellence.
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Hamilton County Schools Hosts Family Literacy Festival
Hamilton County Schools Hosts Family Literacy Festival
11/02/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) will host a Family Literacy Festival on Saturday, November 6th, 2021, to support families with how they can work with their children at home on important K-5 literacy skills.
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HCS Announces Updates to Choose Hamilton: School Choice
HCS Announces Updates to Choose Hamilton: School Choice
11/01/2021
Hamilton County Schools is increasing the number of school choice options for the 2022-'23 school year!
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HCS Hosts Teacher Recruitment Event
HCS Hosts Teacher Recruitment Event
11/01/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) will host a virtual Fall Teacher Recruitment Event on Tuesday, November 9th, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to find outstanding teacher candidates.
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HCS Continues Pursuit to Creating Future Ready Students
HCS Continues Pursuit to Creating Future Ready Students
10/29/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) partners with local organizations to open the Global Center for Digital Innovation (GCDI) and break ground on the Construction Career Center.
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Two HCS Employees Presented Tennessee Association of School Social Worker Awards
Two HCS Employees Presented Tennessee Association of School Social Worker Awards
10/28/2021
Two Hamilton County Schools employees, Linda Howerton and Karen Glenn, were presented with awards from the Tennessee Association of School Social Workers on Wednesday, October 6th.
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Public Town Hall with Commissioner Schwinn
Public Town Hall with Commissioner Schwinn
10/25/2021
The Tennessee Department of Education invites all Tennesseans to our local public town hall to be part of the open dialogue and discussion on Tennessee’s review of a student-based public education funding strategy.
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HCS and Hamilton County Commission Joint Meeting
HCS and Hamilton County Commission Joint Meeting
10/25/2021
The Hamilton County Board of Education will meet jointly with the Hamilton County Commissioners on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
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I Am Hamilton- Paul Mashburn
I Am Hamilton- Paul Mashburn
10/22/2021
This month our #IAmHamilton feature spotlights Bus Driver, Paul Mashburn.
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Red Bank High Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Red Bank High Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/08/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Sale Creek Middle/High Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Sale Creek Middle/High Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/08/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Hixson High Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Hixson High Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
10/07/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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HCS Launches Third Leadership HCS Cohort
HCS Launches Third Leadership HCS Cohort
10/07/2021
The third Leadership Hamilton County Schools (Leadership HCS) cohort held its first session on Thursday, September 2nd.
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Middle Valley Elem Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Middle Valley Elem Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/07/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Loftis Middle Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Loftis Middle Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/07/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Daisy Elem Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Daisy Elem Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/06/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Allen Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Allen Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/06/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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East Lake Academy Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
East Lake Academy Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/06/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Dupont Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Dupont Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/05/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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CSAS Upper Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
CSAS Upper Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/04/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Lookout Mountain Elementary Presented 2020-2021 Level 5 School Banner
Lookout Mountain Elementary Presented 2020-2021 Level 5 School Banner
10/04/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Ooltewah Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Ooltewah Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
10/01/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Wallace Smith Elem Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Wallace Smith Elem Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/01/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Wolftever Creek Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Wolftever Creek Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
10/01/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Woodmore Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Woodmore Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/30/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Hunter Middle Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Hunter Middle Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/30/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Clifton Hills Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Clifton Hills Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
09/30/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Rivermont Elem Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Rivermont Elem Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/28/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Alpine Crest Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
Alpine Crest Elem. Presented 20-21 Level 5 Banner
09/28/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Nolan Elementary Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Nolan Elementary Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/27/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Thrasher Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Thrasher Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/27/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Tyner Middle Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Tyner Middle Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/24/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Tyner Academy Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Tyner Academy Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/24/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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STEM School Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
STEM School Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/23/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Collegiate High Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Collegiate High Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/23/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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East Hamilton Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
East Hamilton Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/22/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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East Side Elem Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
East Side Elem Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/22/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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Thrasher Elem Receives Blue Ribbon Award
Thrasher Elementary Receives Blue Ribbon Award
09/21/2021
Thrasher Elementary School received the National Blue Ribbon Schools award today.
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East Ridge Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
East Ridge Elem. Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/21/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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East Ridge High Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
East Ridge High Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/21/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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CSLA Presented 2020-2021 Level 5 School Banner
CSLA Presented 2020-2021 Level 5 School Banner
09/20/2021
Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts (CSLA) was presented with a banner today recognizing its Level 5 distinction.
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HCS Announces Second L.E.A.D. Cohort
HCS Announces Second L.E.A.D. Cohort
09/20/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) has selected their second cohort of Leadership, Exploration, and Development (L.E.A.D.) participants.
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Apison Elem Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
Apison Elem Presented '20-'21 Level 5 Banner
09/20/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results with 32 schools achieving Level 5 Status.
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HCS Continues to Exceed State in Academic Growth
HCS Continues to Exceed State in Academic Growth
09/02/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) continues its trajectory towards excellence, as the district far exceeded the state growth standard in its 2020-21 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) results.
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HCS and Unum Extend Their Partnership
HCS and Unum Extend Their Partnership
08/20/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) receives extension funding from Unum for the 2021-22 school year.
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HCS Senior Elected Girls Nation President
HCS Senior Elected Girls Nation President
08/18/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) senior, Annabelle Hill named Girls Nation President on July 28, 2021.
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HCS awarded Civics Seals from Governor Lee
HCS awarded Civics Seals from Governor Lee
08/11/2021
Governor Bill Lee honored 15 Hamilton County Schools (HCS) with Civic Seals on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
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HCS 2020-2021 TNReady Results- A Story of Progress and Resilience
HCS 2020-2021 TNReady Results- A Story of Progress and Resilience
08/11/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) TNReady Results for 2020-2021 demonstrated continued educational progress through unprecedented times.
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Hamilton County Schools Partners with PUREgraphite
Hamilton County Schools Partners with PUREgraphite
08/06/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) and PUREgraphite announced a new partnership to support the Future Ready Institutes at Lookout Valley Middle High School (LVMHS).
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HCS Students Crowned National Champions of Bassmaster High School Fishing Tournament
HCS Students Crowned National Champions of Bassmaster High School Fishing Tournament
08/02/2021
Gage King and Banks Shaw of Sale Creek Middle High School became the first Tennessee students to ever win the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors on July 31, 2021.
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I Am Hamilton- Clark Bridgman
I Am Hamilton- Clark Bridgman
07/26/2021
This month our #IAmHamilton video feature spotlights first-year teacher Clark Bridgeman.
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HCS and City of Chattanooga Launch Community Forward Schools Partnership
HCS and City of Chattanooga Launch Community Forward Schools Partnership
07/26/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) and the City of Chattanooga announced their Community Forward Schools Partnership today, which utilizes a holistic approach to tailor support, provide opportunities and remove barriers to student learning and family wellness.
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HCS to Host Annual Back to School Bash on August 7
HCS to Host Annual Back to School Bash on August 7
07/22/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) will host its fourth annual Back to School Bash Saturday, August 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Horizon Pavilion.
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Hamilton County School Board Selects Interim Superintendent
Hamilton County School Board Selects Interim Superintendent
07/19/2021
The Hamilton County School Board voted to appoint Dr. Nakia Towns as Interim Superintendent following the resignation announcement of Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson.
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Dalewood Middle Named an Amazon Future Engineer School
Dalewood Middle Named an Amazon Future Engineer School
07/08/2021
Dalewood Middle School has been selected as an Amazon Future Engineer School, which is a partnership between Amazon and Project STEM to improve access to computer science education in communities currently underrepresented in the technology field.
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HCS Mobile Learning Labs Bring the Classroom to the Community
HCS Mobile Learning Labs Bring the Classroom to the Community
06/30/2021
The first-ever Hamilton County Schools (HCS) Mobile Learning Lab made its maiden voyage today as teachers led interactive lessons outside East Ridge Elementary School.
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HCS Wins Three National Awards for Communications
HCS Wins Three National Awards for Communications
06/29/2021
Hamilton County Schools (HCS) won three national awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for its COVID-19 communications, a social media campaign celebrating teachers, and a video highlighting an aviation student at one of HCS’ Future Ready Institutes.
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Second-Year Teacher Wins National Lesson Plan Competition
Second-Year Teacher Wins National Lesson Plan Competition
06/24/2021
Sierra Cook, a second-year science teacher at Dalewood Middle School, won a national lesson plan competition held by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
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2021 Graduates from Hamilton County Schools Earn Over $116 Million in Scholarships f
2021 Graduates from HCS Earn Over $116 Million in Scholarships
06/18/2021
Graduates from Hamilton County Schools (HCS) class of 2021 earned more than $116 million in scholarships and plan to attend 171 colleges and universities across the country.
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Rising 1st-3rd Graders at HCS to receive Six Free books, Amounting 110,000+ Total
Rising 1st-3rd Graders at HCS to receive Six Free books, Amounting 110,000+ Total
06/15/2021
The Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF), in collaboration with Scholastic, announced its 2nd Annual Summer K-3 Book Delivery Program at East Brainerd Elementary today that delivers 500,000 books directly to Tennessee students and teachers at home.
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HCS EdConnect Bridges the Digital Divide
HCS EdConnect Bridges the Digital Divide
06/14/2021
Less than a year since its launch, HCS EdConnect, Powered by EPB, has installed internet at no charge in the homes of more than a third of all Hamilton County Schools students, marking an unprecedented leap in closing the digital divide.
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Eight Schools From HCS Ranked in Top 100 by U.S. News and World Report
Eight Schools From HCS Ranked in Top 100 by U.S. News and World Report
06/01/2021
The Top 100 high schools in Tennessee includes eight high schools from Hamilton County Schools in the latest rankings from the U.S. News and World Report.
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#HCSTop10: 1. HCS Heroes
#HCSTop10: 1. HCS Heroes
05/26/2021
This school year brought unprecedented challenges for our teachers and staff as we navigated how to open schools during a global pandemic.
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HCS Graduates Earn More Than 900 Industry Certifications
HCS Graduates Earn More Than 900 Industry Certifications
05/26/2021
Over the last five years, Hamilton County Schools (HCS) has significantly increased the number of students earning industry certifications.
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HCS Educators Selected for Innovative STEM Cohort
HCS Educators Selected for Innovative STEM Cohort
05/25/2021
Nine Hamilton County Schools (HCS) high school teachers have been chosen for a six-week Research Experience for Teachers (RET) project over the summer at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).
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#HCSTop10: 2. HCS EdConnect
#HCSTop10: 2. HCS EdConnect
05/25/2021
In order to create a more equitable virtual learning environment, HCS teamed up with EPB and several other community partners to bring free WiFi services to every qualified family.
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#HCSTop10: 3. National Recognitions
#HCSTop10: 3. National Recognitions
05/24/2021
HCS' work to reopen schools during a global pandemic has received numerous recognitions at the national level.
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#HCSTop10: 4. HCS at Home
#HCSTop10: 4. HCS at Home
05/21/2021
This year our district launched HCS at Home, a remote learning option for students that keeps them connected to their enrolled school.
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Five Schools will become recognized as part of the TN STEM Innovation Network
Five Schools will become recognized as part of the TN STEM Innovation Network
05/21/2021
Five Hamilton County Schools will become recognized as part of the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network at the Tennessee STEM Innovation Summit.
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#HCSTop10: 5. Student Meals
#HCSTop10: 5. Student Meals
05/20/2021
#HCSTop10: 5. Student Meals. The HCS nutrition team went above and beyond this year to ensure our students had meals - whether they were learning at school or at home.
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HCS Freshman Wins National Art Contest
HCS Freshman Wins National Art Contest
05/19/2021
Faith Daan, a ninth-grade student at Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts (CCA), was named the national winner for the high school category of the 2021 ESS Art Contest for her entry, Young Chaos. There were 850 contestants from across the country.
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#HCSTop10: 6. Summer REACH
#HCSTop10: 6. Summer REACH
05/19/2021
#HCSTop10: 6. Summer REACH. Last summer, HCS hosted an exciting summer learning experience for students: Summer REACH.
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Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Leader
Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Leader
05/18/2021
As the district looks to the 2021-2022 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced a new school leader today.
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HCS Senior Named a U.S. Presidential Scholar
HCS Senior Named a U.S. Presidential Scholar
05/18/2021
Seo Yoon Yang, a senior at Signal Mountain Middle High School, was announced as a 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Yang is one of 161 finalists from across the country and among the three finalists from Tennessee.
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#HCSTop10: 7. HCS Vaccination Events
#HCSTop10: 7. HCS Vaccination Events
05/18/2021
#HCSTop10: 7. HCS Vaccination Events. Our district held multiple events for all of our employees who wished to be vaccinated.
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#HCSTop10: 8. HCS Foundation Launch
#HCSTop10: 8. HCS Foundation Launch
05/17/2021
#HCSTop10: 8. HCS Foundation Launch. This year, we launched the HCS Foundation, the nonprofit partner of Hamilton County Schools.
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HCS Reading Challenge Celebrates More Than 1,200 Participants
HCS Reading Challenge Celebrates More Than 1,200 Participants
05/14/2021
Between Feb. 1 and April 30, more than 1,200 students, teachers and librarians completed the Hamilton County Schools’ HCS Reading Challenge.
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#HCSTop10: 9. Major eLab Expansion
#HCSTop10: 9. Major eLab Expansion
05/14/2021
#HCSTop10: 9. Major eLab Expansion. HCS will expand eLabs throughout the district thanks to an anonymous donation given through the Public Education Foundation.
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10. HCS Safe Pledge - On Track to Meet 160 Days (90%) of In-Person Learning
10. HCS Safe Pledge - On Track to Meet 160 Days (90%) of In-Person Learning
05/13/2021
We're counting down the Top 10 Highlights of the 2020-2021 school year #HCSTop10: 10. HCS Safe Pledge - On Track to Meet 160 Days (90%) of In-Person Learning
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HCS Announces School Leaders
HCS Announces School Leaders
05/10/2021
As the district looks to the 2021-2022 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates today.
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HCS Announces Personnel Updates
HCS Announces Personnel Updates
05/07/2021
As the district looks to the 2021-2022 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates today.
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HCS Expands Successful Trauma-Informed Program to Thirteen New Schools
HCS Expands Successful Trauma-Informed Program to Thirteen New Schools
05/06/2021
The Tennessee Department of Education has selected thirteen schools from Hamilton County Schools to be in its second cohort of trauma-informed schools.
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HCS Educators to be Inducted into American School Band Directors’ Association
HCS Educators to be Inducted into American School Band Directors’ Association
05/04/2021
Hamilton County Schools announced today that Molly Epperson, band director at East Hamilton High School, and Matt McHenry, band director at Hixson High School, have been accepted to the American School Band Directors’ Association.
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Hamilton County Schools Launches New Teacher Shop
Hamilton County Schools Launches New Teacher Shop
05/03/2021
To kick off Teacher Appreciation Week, Hamilton County Schools announced today the launch of the HCS Teacher Shop, a completely free supply store for all Hamilton County Schools teachers.
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HCS Teacher Named Extraordinary Educator
HCS Teacher Named Extraordinary Educator
04/30/2021
Hamilton County Schools instructional coach and teacher Brandi Adam was named an Extraordinary Educator by Curriculum Associates, a leading education partner that is serving more than 10 million teachers and students in 50 states.
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HCS Announces More Personnel Updates
HCS Announces More Personnel Updates
04/29/2021
As the district looks to the 2021-2022 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates today.
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Barger Academy of Fine Arts Opens New Outdoor Classroom
Barger Academy of Fine Arts Opens New Outdoor Classroom
04/23/2021
Barger Academy of Fine Arts celebrated Earth Day yesterday by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new outdoor learning area. This opportunity is the first step in expanding the ways in which students can get outdoors and learn hands-on about the world around them.
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Hamilton County Schools Announces Personnel Updates
Hamilton County Schools Announces Personnel Updates
04/22/2021
As the district looks to the 2021-2022 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates today.
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Photo: Board Members Jenny Hill and Karitsa Jones recognized with Boardsmanship Awards by TSBA
Board members recognized with Boardsmanship Awards by TSBA
09/15/2020
Hamilton County Board of Education members Karitsa Jones and Jenny Hill have earned Boardsmanship Awards from the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA). Local board members who invest their time and effort into becoming more informed and effective board members earn the award. The Boardsmanship Awards are given for participation in activities outside of local school board obligations. There are five levels of recognition by TSBA, which honors a board member’s commitment to training, willingness to participate in workshops, and a volunteer spirit.
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