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February 6, 2023
Hello Hamilton Families!

Thank you to everyone who helped out with girls dance and to all of you who joined us! It was a great event and the girls looked adorable!! Big thanks to Mr Quarles for his DJ service, he made it a great dance party! If you have some good pictures that we can use for the yearbook please email them to wades@wwcsd.net Thank you again to all of you for participating in our school activities.

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Mrs. Michels Weekly Updates - February 6, 2023

January 30, 2023
Hello Hamilton Families!

I can't believe that we are already at the end of January! We are just moving right along through the year. Our students are growing so much and gaining strength in so many areas! We have all just completed our Winter NWEA tests and parent reports will be sent home at the end of the week. If you have any questions please reach out to your child’s teacher for guidance. Please remember this is only one snapshot of your child’s academic progress. Look at areas to celebrate and also for areas that need additional support. Here are some ways you can be a part of the home-school team and support your child at home.

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Mrs. Michels Weekly Updates - January 30, 2023

January 23, 2023
January 23-27 Updates

Well Winter might be here this time! I know it made a mess on the roads but I did enjoy seeing the snow fall! Please remember that if we should have bad weather and a snow day is called, you will be notified by email and robo call, the information will also be posted on wwcsd.net. Also, please remember to send a pair of shoes in with your child so they can change out of wet boots while they are in the building.

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Mrs. Michels Weekly Updates - January 23, 2023

January 17, 2023
Hello Hamilton Families!!

I hope you all enjoyed the long weekend in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. One of my favorite quotes from him is “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education”. MLK jr. I am proud to say that is always a goal of education here at Hamilton. Our monthly spotlight behavior is a great example of this. This month we are focusing on self control and doing your personal best. Each day at Hamilton we incorporate social and emotional regulation skills that help students develop life long skills that will support a thriving future. Our goal is not to just fill students with facts, but to help them think critically, apply their knowledge and have the personal skills and drive to be successful in every area of their lives. I am very proud of the work that is done at Hamilton every day!

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Mrs. Michels Weekly Updates - January 17, 2023

November 28, 2022
Hello Hamilton Families!

Important Dates

  • November 28 -1st day of Trimester 2
  • December 2 - Hamilton Skate Night-Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest
  • December 5-9  -Book Fair
  • December 6th & 9th -Parent Teacher Conferences
  • December 6th -½ day-dismissal 12:20
  • December 8th -½ day-dismissal 12:20
  • December 12-16 -Santa Shop
  • December 22 - 2nd & 3rd grade Christmas concert 5:30 & 6:30
  • Winter Break-12/26 -1/6


Happy Thanksgiving to all our Hamilton families!! I am so grateful for you and that I get to be a part of this Hamilton family! Hopefully this long weekend was enough to rejuvenate you and your child to be ready for the next month before our winter break!

 

November 21, 2022
Dear Wayne-Westland Students, Staff and Families,

November has been a very exciting month for many of our students. Our Wayne Memorial High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team is in the National Preseason Top 40 for the first time. We are proud of all the hard work and energy put into the program. 

Students from our elementary and middle schools had the opportunity to visit Michigan State University, where they toured the campus and got to watch a women's basketball game. Another group of middle school students visited Lawrence Technological University and participated in STEM day. HYPE Athletics made a $10,000 donation to our PBIS program, which provides students with positive behavior with a one-day pass to the facility. We continue to work with our community partners to offer our students the most hands-on and comprehensive opportunities. 

November 21, 2022
Hello Hamilton Families!

Important Dates:

  • November 21- Final pick up of PTA fundraiser items. 
  • November 22-PBIS Spirit Day Fundraiser -Choice day
  • November 23-
    • ½ day-Dismissal 12:20
    • Kindergarten Friendship celebration
    • 5th grade Thanksgiving feast
  • November 24-25 No School-Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving!!  I say it every year, and I'll say it again....WOW I can't believe it is already Thanksgiving!   I am so thankful to be the principal of Hamilton and have the privilege of working with so many wonderful students, parents and staff! I could not pick a better place to work!  I am excited about the amount of growth I am seeing in our students and how much time and effort our teachers put into helping our students succeed every day!   

November 7, 2022
Hello Hamilton Families!

Important Date:

  • November 7- 5th Grade MSU field trip
  • November 8-No School
  • November 9-Workout Wednesday-wear work out wear
  • November 11 Veterans Day wear Red White & Blue
  • November 18- Picture retake day
  • November 22-PBIS Spirit Day Fundraiser -Choice day
  • November 23-½ day-Dismissal 12:20
  • November 24-25 No School-Happy Thanksgiving!


WOW! What a great turn out we had for our Halloween parade! It was wonderful to see so many family members watching the parade. The students loved it and really enjoyed the trick or treating! Thank you to all of you who sent in candy and/or joined us for the parade. Your support is part of what makes Hamilton such a special place!
 

November 3, 2022
60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with John Dignan

Topics:

  • October was : Fire Prevention Month,  Anti-Bullying Month,  National Principal Month
  • Thank you to Staff and Students

 

 

Grants updates:

  • $3.3M grant through the ECF used for LTE devices
  • $850K grant for work based learning opportunities for high school students
  • $500K SME grant for small manufacturing and engineering at our William D Ford Tech Center
  • School based health clinic being completed in April at John Glenn High School
  • $150 grant from University of Michigan Trails Program for Mental Health lessons and professional learning
  • $30K from Deliotte and Amazon for K-8 STEM Kits
  • $20K Michigan College Access Network for computers and smart board for College and Career Readiness rooms
     

Video Document60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with John Dignan

October 31, 2022
Hello Hamilton Families!

Important dates:

  • October 31 ½ day dismissal 12:20
    • Halloween Parade 10:30 (it will be inside if it rains) 
  • November 1 Be Brave-Wear Red day
  • November 2-4 Mobile Dentists 
  • November 8- No School for students

 

Happy Halloween!!  I am excited for our parade on Monday!  We will parade starting at 10:30.  Students will parade inside or out depending on the weather.  If it is raining parents will be invited to watch the parade from the lunchroom where the students will parade across the stage.  If the weather is dry we will parade outside and parents are invited to stand outside on the grass side of the sidewalk.  Please do not stand between the building and sidewalk as we will have students standing there before they join the parade.  Teachers will lead the parade around the whole building so everyone can see the students!  Because of the wonderful donations students will have 18 candy stations they will stop at to collect candy!  Please remember no weapons of any kind.  Parents and family members are welcome to watch the parade but may not walk in or with the parade.  Thank you in advance for your understanding and support with this!