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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