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Sports Physicals Offered for Students

The Riverside Medical Group is offering sports physicals for King William athletes on Thursday, June 10, 2015 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at King William High School. The deadline to register is June 5th. For further information, please CLICK HERE to view a copy of the flyer.


HHMS Employee of the Month - Dave McCracken

Hamilton-Holmes Middle School is proud to name Mr. Dave McCracken for Employee of the Month for May 2015.  Mr. McCracken has been teaching in King William for thirty years, all at Hamilton-Holmes Middle School.  Presently he is teaching Algebra I and Geometry to eighth grade students.  Mr. McCracken is an outstanding mathematics teacher.  He is innovative and uses a wide variety of strategies to teach mathematics.  His students are very successful on the Standards of Learning Test each year, with many making advanced scores.  Mr. McCracken is well respected by his students and former students.  He often has former students return to HHMS to visit or be tutored in mathematics.  Mr. McCracken has coached sports, taught music, and directed plays at HHMS.  It is with great honor that HHMS names Mr. McCracken for this award.


HHMS Employee of the Month - Andrea Eisenberger

 

Hamilton-Holmes Middle School is proud to name Andrea Eisenberger as Employee of the Month for April 2015.  Mrs. Eisenberger came to HHMS last August as a graphic arts and visual arts teacher.  Because there were many students that wanted to take visual arts, Mrs. Eisenberger willingly agreed to section off a portion of her room to allow for this additional course.  That is just one example of teamwork displayed by Mrs. Eisenberger.  During the months of February and March, Mrs. Eisenberger organized the Pennies for Patients drive and collected over $1400.00 in donations for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation.   She is an innovative teacher that continuously looks for ways to challenge her students through the arts as well as keep herself abreast of new ideas within her field of study.  One way that Mrs. Eisenberger continues with her life-long learning is by presenting at the Art Conference in North Carolina to teachers across the state. It is with great pleasure that we honor Mrs. Eisenberger with this award.


HHMS Art Student Wins at the VSBA Contest

 

Hamilton-Holmes Middle School Art 7 student, Zaaron Foster, won third place in the 2015 Virginia School Boards Association Central Region Spring Network Forum Art Contest. Zaaron’s watercolor painting entitled, “Drifting through the Tides”, was entered and judged among many other students, from several different school divisions. “It was an honor to represent my school with this art work”, Foster said. Each school division was invited to enter three pieces of student art-elementary, middle, and high school.  Each work was judged during the forum, with ribbons awards to the winners. “This is a highly competitive contest because our county is one of seventeen being judged,” art teacher Tina Oberg said. “I am so proud that Zaaron’s painting was one of those recognized.”

Photo by Tina Oberg


Celeste Kellogg promotes Bullying prevention at HHMS

There were many happy students at Hamilton-Holmes Middle School on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, as they jammed to the music of Celeste Kellogg and listened to her message on bullying prevention!  Celeste Kellogg is an actress, songwriter, and Nashville recording artist and was formerly with Radio Disney.  She has been selected by I Heart Radio as an artist to watch and her song “The Look” charted number twenty on iTunes overseas. 


HHMS Employee of the Month - Wyatt Hicks

      Hamilton-Holmes Middle School is proud to name Mr. Wyatt Hicks as Employee of the Month for March 2015.  Mr. Hicks has been teaching math to middle and high school students with disabilities for four years.   While Mr. Hicks’ presence commands the respect of the students, he is a caring teacher with high expectations for learning and his students respond well to his teaching.  Mr. Hicks values learning and strives to engage each student through the learning process.  He continuously looks for ways to keep his students engaged using various teaching strategies.  Mr. Hicks has a great rapport not only with his students but with parents as well.  He continuously looks for ways to encourage students to get involved with extra-curricular activities while maintaining their academics. In addition, to teaching, Mr. Hicks serves as a football and basketball coach for intramural and high school sports as well as leader of the Gentlemen’s Club.  It is with great pride that we honor Mr. Hicks with this award.


HHMS Art Students celebrate President’s Day

     What do you get when you mix Pop Artist Andy Warhol with Contemporary Portrait artist Chuck Close? The answer: Gigantic and colorful, Presidential portraits. In celebration of President's Day, Hamilton-Holmes Middle School art students learned about the art movement known as Pop Art. Students also studied the work of American painter and photographer Chuck Close. Chuck Close achieved fame as a Photorealist, through his massive scale portraits, which included using a grid system.

 

 

 


HHMS Employee of the Month - Mary Ann Johnson

     Hamilton-Holmes Middle School is proud to name Mrs. Mary Ann Johnson as Employee of the Month for February, 2015.  Mrs. Johnson is a graduate of James Madison University with a degree in accounting. She has worked in many capacities for King William County Public Schools for twenty years.  


Geography Bee Championship at HHMS

Hamilton-Holmes Middle School hosted its eighth school-wide National Geographic Bee this year and held its final on January 29, 2015.  The winner of the Bee will take a test to qualify for the State Bee being held in April.  State winners participate in the National Bee held in May.  The winner of the National Bee receives a $50,000 scholarship.  

We congratulate all of our students who participated.  


HHMS Employee of the Month -Jessica Pegram

Hamilton-Holmes is proud to name Ms. Jessica Pegram for January’s Employee of the Month.  Ms. Pegram has been teaching mathematics for ten years at Hamilton-Holmes Middle School and currently serves as the Math Lead Teacher.  Teachers often go to Ms. Pegram seeking ideas to use for math instruction.  She is extremely organized and applies new strategies to her classroom to help students use higher level thinking skills as well as incorporating technology skills.  Ms. Pegram is a team player, provides daily remediation to her students, and meets with individuals after school to tutor them on math skills.  It is a pleasure that Hamilton-Holmes names Ms. Pegram for this award.


HHMS Employee of the Month -Crystal Kelly

      Hamilton-Holmes Middle School is proud to recognize, Mrs. Crystal Kelly as Employee of the Month for December 2014.  Mrs. Kelly has worked for King William County Schools for nine years, all of which have been at HHMS.  She is one of the most dedicated teachers who spending much time planning engaging lessons for her students. 

     Each year, Mrs. Kelly takes time from her daily planning to provide remediation for her students. Mrs. Kelly is extremely professional and willing to give heartfelt advice to her colleagues.  She has outstanding classroom management skills, is structured, and makes a positive difference with her students.  Mrs. Kelly is a true role model for students!  Her students love her because she makes learning fun and they see how much she cares about each student.  It is with great pleasure that HHMS honors Mrs. Crystal Kelly with this award!


Hamilton-Holmes Middle School Recognized for Full Accreditation

The King William County School Board recognized Hamilton-Holmes Middle School at their September 16, 2014 meeting for receiving Full Accreditation through the Virginia Department of Education.  


HHMS Employee of the Month - Charlotte Taylor

     Hamilton-Holmes Middle School is honored to name Mrs. Charlotte Taylor as Employee of the Month for November 2014.  Mrs. Taylor has over forty years of service to King William County Public Schools. She is always willing to help the students and anything that needs to be done.  Mrs. Taylor is faithful about copying information that needs to go home with the students, changing the school sign weekly, fulfilling her responsibilities within the classroom, and monitoring areas within the building.  She never says “no” to anything that is asked of her to complete, but tackles the tasks with a smile and willing heart.  She loves all of the students and is truly a team player!  It is with great pleasure that Hamilton-Holmes recognizes Mrs. Charlotte Taylor with this award.


HHMS and KW County Teacher of the Year

        Mrs. Malynn Unser, 7th grade teacher at Hamilton-Holmes Middle School, has been named the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for King William County Public Schools. Mrs. Unser is a graduate of Virginia Tech where she earned a degree in Elementary Education. She also earned her Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Integrating Technology from Virginia Commonwealth University.      

 


2014-2015 HHMS Supply List

2014 - 2015 HHMS Supply List


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