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District Announcements
School and District Calendar of Events

The link below will provide the calendar of upcoming events for our schools and district departments.á Please refer to this link rather than the calendar that is shown to the right of this announcement.

School & District Calendar of Events

Assessment Calendar

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Notice of Public Meeting
Videos Posted
District Spelling Bee Contest
January 20, 2015

On Tuesday, January 13, twelve contestants from the elementary schools and the 7th and 8th grades exhibited their spelling skills as they competed at the district spelling bee, hosted by North Hamilton Elementary.á The students met the challenge of spelling a number of difficult words.

After several rounds, Azaria Thompkins from South Hamilton was declared the winner after correctly spelling the words "arrogant" and "bonafide."á Autumn Register from Central Hamilton placed second and Rachel Armstrong, also from Central Hamilton, placed third in the contest.

Azaria will represent Hamilton County at the Florida Times-Union's regional spelling bee in Jacksonville on February 21.

Congratulations to all of our spellers, and best wishes to Azaria as she competes for the regional title next month!
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DOE Accepting Applications for the Keep Florida Learning Committee
January 4, 2015

From the Florida Department of Education:

The Department of Education is issuing a call for Floridians to serve on the newly established Keep Florida Learning Committee.

The Keep Florida Learning Committee will review further deregulation opportunities for the school system; review instructional material review processes used by school boards; identify strategies to increase parental involvement; and review the implementation of the Florida Standards and the Florida Standards Assessment over the next year.

All Floridians interested in serving on the committee are encouraged to submit an online application to the DOE. To apply, visit http://www.fldoe.org/about-us/fsacommittee.stml. Interested Floridians have until January 31, 2015 to submit their application. The first meeting will be an organizational conference call and will take place in March. Committee members will be announced in February.

The committee will be comprised of 11 members, including the Commissioner of Education, legislators, teachers, superintendents, school board members, higher education representatives, and members of the public.

For a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Keep Florida Learning Committee visit http://www.fldoe.org/about-us/KFL-FAQ.stml.
District Teacher & School-Related Employee Selected
December 17, 2014

This afternoon, Superintendent Tom Moffses and Director of Administrative Services Philip Pinello visited two of our schools to congratulate the 2016 Teacher of the Year and the 2015 School-Related Employee of the Year.á Mrs. Penny Mickler, instructor at South Hamilton Elementary, is our Teacher of Year.á Ms. Suretta Bell, paraprofessional at Greenwood School, is our School-Related Employee of the Year.
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Mr. Moffses, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Mickler, Mrs. Wetherington-Zamora, and Mr. Pinello Mr. Moffses, Ms. Bell, Ms. Linton,
and Mr. Pinello

Earlier this month, twelve employees were chosen by their peers to represent their schools/departments.á
Mrs. Mickler and Ms. Bell were chosen as the district's representatives based on a review by the selection committee this morning.á A reception to honor our twelve representatives is scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2015.á The program will be held in the HCHS cafeteria at 5:00 p.m.

We congratulate all of our representatives and thank them for their dedication to our students!
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Site Teacher School-Related Employee
Central Hamilton Elementary Kali Carter Penny Henderson
North Hamilton Elementary Erica McCoy Sonya Gandy
South Hamilton Elementary Penny Mickler Cicely Wilson
Hamilton County High School Chris Combass Joyce Shaw
Greenwood School Annette Daniel Suretta Bell
General Services --- Carlton Padgett
District Offices --- Brenda Amerson

Teachers and School-Related Employees of the Year
December 4, 2014

Site representatives for the 2016 Teacher of the Year and the 2015 School-Related Employee of the Year were selected today.á Please join us as we congratulate the following employees, who were chosen by their peers to represent their respective schools/offices:
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Site Teacher School-Related Employee
Central Hamilton Elem. Kali Carter Penny Henderson
North Hamilton Elem. Erica McCoy Sonya Gandy
South Hamilton Elem. Penny Mickler Cicely Wilson
Hamilton County High Chris Combass Joyce Shaw
Greenwood School Annette Daniel Suretta Bell
General Services --- Carlton Padgett
District Offices --- Brenda Amerson
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Student Residency Survey
September 11, 2014

To assist our district in determining if a student meets the definition of "homeless," parents are asked to complete the Student Residency Form and submit it to the school.á Thank you.
School Supply Lists for 2014-15

Updated July 30, 2014
The supply list for the high school has been added here.

June 26, 2014
The supply lists for the elementary sites are available:
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Central North South
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Title I Parent Survey
April 29, 2014

Parents are asked to provide input by completing the Title IáParent Survey, available here.á [Spanish]á Thank you for your feedback.
Dress Code for 2014-15 Approved

Updated September 19, 2014
Codigo de Conducta del Estudiante parap 2014-15
Reglamento de Vestimenta

April 17, 2014
The Code of Student Conduct for 2014-15 was approved by the school board at its regular business meeting on April 14.á The document is available at this link, and it is also available on our Parent Resources page.á Included in the document is the dress code, which can be accessed at this link, as well as on our Parent Resources page.
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Videos of workshops and public meetings are available on the school district's YouTube channel.
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