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Welcome to the Hamilton Weekly News!

Your weekly* source of information on all things Hamilton Middle School! Please check out the Headlines for a rundown of our content, and subscribe to the Events Calendar
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  • FOMAHI News
    • Next meeting
  • School News
    • Spring Sports
    • Parent/caregiver guide to ChatGPT
    • Roosevelt HS Info Night
  • Community News
    • Ballard High's The Secret Garden
    • Lincoln Football info for 8th graders
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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 7
FOMAHI meeting

Thursday, March 9
Monthly PTSA Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 14
Pi/Pie Night

Monday, March 20
Kickoff for Spring Sports Tryouts

Monday, March 20
Roosevelt HS Info Night

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Next Hamilton PTSA Meeting, Thursday, March 9

You are welcome to join us for our monthly PTSA meeting. Curious about how upcoming events, how PTSA is supporting the school, and so much more! 
When: Thursday, March 9 at 7pm
Where: HIMS Library and on Zoom

Zoom link will open at 7pm:

Pi/Pie Night is Back This Year!
Save the Date for Hamilton's Annual Pi(e) Night on Tuesday, 3/14, from 6:30-8:30 in the Commons! It's an all-school event focused on celebrating math and eating pie! We'll have a pie eating contest, a pi memorization contest, pizza, and a contest for best pie. We need volunteers to bring pies, serve pizza and pie, judge the pi recitation contest and pie eating contest, and help with set-up/clean-up.  Please sign up to help here:  Everyone in the Hamilton community is welcome!   


Next FOMAHI Meeting is March 7th at 7pm

Please join Friends of Music at Hamilton International for its monthly meeting. Hear from music directors and find out about Music-a-thon planning and upcoming trips.
The meeting will take place virtually, via zoom:
Remaining meetings for the year will be:
March 7th – via zoom 
April 18th – via zoom
May 16th – via zoom
June 20th -  In person, Hamilton Library
Please contact if you have any questions.


Spring Sports Coming Soon!

Sign-ups for spring sports are starting for Girls’ Volleyball, Boys’ Soccer, and Co-Ed Track. Sign-up
forms will be posted in the commons on the east-wall.

  • Tryouts for Girls’ Volleyball will start on Monday, March 20 in the Hamilton Gym from 4-5:45pm. Additional tryout days are likely but have not been determined yet.
  • Tryouts for Boys’ Soccer will take place on Tuesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 23 at Lower Woodland Pk, Field #7 from 4-5:45pm.
  • Track Practice will start Tuesday, March 21 st at Lower Woodland Pk, Field #7, from 4-5:45pm. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Student must have a complete athletic packet to participate in tryouts. All necessary forms are available on our Athletics page.

Guide to ChatGPT for Parents and Caregivers

This new A.I. tool is changing how we create information and content -- including in the classroom. Common Sense Media’ has produced a “Guide to ChatGPT for Parents and Caregivers." Read it here:

Save the Date: Roosevelt High Info Night on March 20

How do students get from Day 1 freshman year to graduation? RHS PTA and Counseling Staff have put together an evening of mini-classes, where students and parents can learn about:

-Offsite education opportunities
-Graduation Requirements
-Supports at school
-How best to communicate with staff
-Choosing and paying for college

The evening is designed, in part, to help entering families have a better big picture understanding of the opportunities and offerings available during high school.

Chipotle dinner at 6:00 pm; classes start at 7:00.

RSVP here:

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Ballard High Presents 'The Secret Garden'

This year the BHS Playmakers present The Secret Garden. This dramatic adaptation of the classic children's story features a beautiful score by Grammy award-winning composer Lucy Simon. 
When: March 16, 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday March 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Ballard High School's Earl Kelly Center for the Performing Arts at 1318 NW 65th St. in Seattle

Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students; order here:

Lincoln Football Gets Ready for Incoming Class

LINCOLN FOOTBALL is coming off another successful year. This includes a 3.5 team GPA, multiple community service projects, and its second straight division championship. For all 8th graders interested in playing football for the 2023 season now is the time to get engaged. There will be weight training and camp opportunities leading up to the May 30th practice start date. To get more information connect with us via the link below.

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