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May Newsletter

Hello Parents/Guardians:

It's hard to believe that we have made our way through 3/4 of the school year. Although it has been a tough year, you have shown persistence and resilience. We applaud and thank you for your efforts. We are almost there. This month's newsletter showcases some of the exciting learning that has occurred and details on a few events happening as we finish the school year. Also, next week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Take time to thank a teacher, even if it is yourself!! We appreciate your partnership in education this year.


Jodie Johnson

Hamilton Principal

Upcoming Important Dates:

May 3rd-May 7th
  • Teacher Appreciation Week

May 20

  • Kindergarten Safety Day, 9:30-11:30 Ely Stadium
May 25, May 27
  • Last days for after school tutoring
June 11
  • Hamilton Field Day
  • End of the 4th grading period
June 14
  • Last day of school

Hamilton's Pledge: Exploring and Teaching Individuality, Equity, and Diversity

Hamilton families painted and participated in rich conversation about race, diversity, and family uniqueness facilitated by Hamilton teachers.

3rd Grade Baby Chick Project

Ms. Pileski and Mrs. Gunther's 3rd graders have been learning about life cycles and using a real life hatching experiment to keep track. Click the button to view the progress of the 3rd grade chick project- We have movement inside the eggs!!!

April Showers = May Flowers- 25 daily activities do do with your child(ren)

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Nurse News:

I hope that you are all taking some time to get outside and get some fresh air and sunshine! With the warmer temperatures, it is important to make outdoor safety a top priority!

  • May is Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month. Click here to see if your child’s helmet fits properly. Click here for more information on purchasing refurbished bikes from the LCCAA Bike Shop.

  • Check play area grounds and equipment for safety before allowing children to play.

  • Protect skin from the sun, and seek out time in the shade when temperatures rise. Read more about why EVERYONE needs protection from the sun here.

  • Keep unattended vehicles locked and keep keys out of reach. Avoid leaving children in a vehicle unsupervised. Here is a helpful resource on child vehicle safety.

  • Talk with your child about water safety. Click here for water safety resources.

  • Make sure kids stay hydrated! How much water should your child drink? Click here to find out!

Please continue to monitor your student for signs of illness daily, and keep them home when ill. Call the Hamilton office to report absences at (440) 284-8007. Call Nurse Packman at (440) 284-8099 with any questions or concerns.