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17 - 18 HJH Cheerleaders and Mascot Elected

On Friday, March 10, 2017, HJH students and judges elected our 17-18 cheerleaders and mascot. Girls pictured are:
Front Row L - R: Kenedy Craig, Chloe Dolloff, Grace Killian
2nd Row L - R: Averi Poe, Mattie Ondrusek, Jenna Hinton, Payton Reed
Back Row L - R: Annie Hubbard, Jaley Reich
Not pictured: Cortland Mehaffey, cheerleader and Presley Sliger, mascot

Friends of Hamilton ISD Host Golden Apple Awards

Friends of Hamilton ISD Education Foundation hosted the annual Golden Apple Awards at the Studio on the Square in Hamilton. Senior students write an essay about the teacher who most impacted his school career. Students and the honored teachers are invited to the event and the essays are read. Teachers receive a plaque and a copy of the speech. Many teachers from all three campuses were honored this year. Thank you, Friends of Hamilton ISD!


Mrs. Shelley Hale and Mrs. Kayla Sparks recently hosted our 2nd annual Science Fair in the Hamilton Junior High Gymnasium. Our ACE program sponsored the event and provided popcorn and lemonade to all attendees. Awards were made in biology, chemistry, and physics categories. Below are pictures of many of the students and their project boards.

8th Graders Create LUNAR PHASES

Mrs. Shelley Hale recently used Oreos to create a fun activity AND teach the lunar phases. Students broke apart the oreos and created all eight phases of the moon. It was a fun and educational activity. Students ate the oreos after class.

HISD and ACE Host Scholastic Book Fair Family Night

Over 148 parents and students attended our Book Fair Family Night on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The Book Fair was hosted in the Hamilton Junior High Library. Our AWE and HJH ACE Programs sponsored literacy and provided tickets to ACE students to purchase books. The ACE Programs also served S'mores to fit the theme of the book fair. Thanks to all of our volunteers, ACE staff, teachers, and parents who made this event a success. Proceeds from the book fair help all HISD libraries. Mrs. Karen Krueger is the HISD Librarian.

HJH 6th Graders Study Central Tendencies

Mr. Lackey's 6th grade math students studied central tendencies this week. Students are learning about mean, mode, median, and range. They created their own real-life problems and found all of the central tendencies of their problems. Students worked collaboratively in groups for these activities.

Basketball Teams Place in Tournaments

Several HJH Basketball Teams placed in basketball tournaments in Crawford and also in Hamilton recently. Our 8th grade girls won the Crawford Tournament. Our 7th grade boys placed 3rd in the Hamilton Tournament and our 8th grade boys placed 2nd in the Hamilton Tournament.

HJH 8th Graders Share Reading with AWE

Mrs. Henkes' 8th grade classes have recently shared time with students at Ann Whitney Elementary. 8th grade students have read with and assisted AWE students with reading and AR testing. Many books and smiles were shared.

HJH Students Compete in Local Spelling Bee

Hamilton ISD recently hosted our Local Spelling Bee on February 2, 2017. Several HJH students competed for places in our County Bee on February 9, 2017. The event was held in the Chandler Craig Auditorium. Those students advancing to the next level were: Laurel Ann Elkins, Kiara Lauricio, Mia Barrett, and Cody Tawater.
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