Hamilton High School
The Official Newsletter for Hamilton HIgh School 1/18-1/31
Hamilton Marching Band Highlights
Hamilton High School’s Marching Band was invited to march in the Fiesta Bowl Parade on December 28th which was televised live on AZ-Channel 3! Hamilton’s Marching Band also marched in the Chandler Parade of Lights on December 7th.
The Hamilton Marching Band wrapped up their competitive season in November placing 13th in the State Division 4A AZMBA Championships and 13th place in the ABODA State Semi-finals. They placed 3rd place in the Dobson ABODA , Sunrise Mountain AZMBA and Williams Field AZMBA marching band contests and 5th place at Corona del Sol ABODA contest.
Hamilton brought home the 1st Place prize at Higley High School’s ABODA Contest along with merit captions for Music, Percussion and Color Guard! Hamilton Marching Band also received a special honor and prize for best crowd-pleasing performance at this event!
Students of the Month
Hamilton Academic Decathlon
Your Hamilton Academic Decathlon team once again upheld their reputation as one of the top programs in the State. Students competed on college-level material in seven core subjects in addition to delivering both a prepared and an impromptu speech, participating in an interview, and writing an essay. Our thematic topic this year is "Health and Wellness" with a science focus on the biology of cancer.
1st - Hamilton 42,027
2nd - Red Mountain 35,932
3rd - Higley 35,335
Ethan Xiong- 1st overall, 1st honors category, 3rd Economics, 1st Speech, 1st Interview, 1st Music, 3rd Science, 1st Lang and Lit
Jasmine Sun- 3rd honors category, 1st Art, 2nd Interview, 1st Essay, 2nd Lang and Lit, 2nd Social Sci
Aris Zhu-2nd Math, 3rd Music
Nidhi Athreya- 3rd Speech, 2nd Art, 1st Nidhi
Michael Chen- 1st Math, 1st Economics
Hanson Liu- 3rd Math
Patrick Kigin - 1st Science, 3rd Social Sci
Jake Grieshaber- 1st Scholastic category, 3rd Math, 1st Music, 1st Science, 2nd Lang and Lit, 2nd Social Sci (tie),
Abhi Adari- 3rd scholastic category, 2nd Economics, 3rd Art, 3rd Science, 2nd Social Sci (tie)
Eisha Giran- 3rd Music, 3rd Lang and Lit
Sophie Macko- 1st Lang and Lit
Tyler Thornton-2nd varsity category, 3rd Speech, 1st Art, 3rd Interview (tie), 1st Music,
Matthew Nguyen- 3rd Interview (tie)
We the People
Your Huskies' We the People Team took 3rd place at the culminating State Competition at Mesa Community College. 10 teams competed at State. Corona took 2nd and Mountain View took 1st.
Speech and Debate - 1st Place
Please congratulate your Hamilton Speech and Debate team for their win at ASU. Out of 123 schools and 1,444 competitors, your Huskies placed 1st in Sweepstakes. We had semi-finalists and finalists in nearly every event. The team is already gearing up for our Harvard competition in February.