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Tina Oberg, Teacher of the Year for KWCPS

Mrs. Tina Oberg, 6th-8th grade art teacher at Hamilton-Holmes Middle School, has been named the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for King William County Public Schools.  Mrs. Oberg is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned a degree in Art Education.  She grew up in King William County and is a proud alumnus of King William High School.

Mrs. Oberg has been teaching art at HHMS for 19 years and is no stranger to success.  This is her third Teacher of the Year award at Hamilton-Holmes, and she also represented King William County as Teacher of the Year in 2005-2006.  When asked what qualities make an educator a good candidate for this award, Oberg replied, “A teacher who is able to motivate his/her students to do their best.”  Oberg achieves this by trying to form relationships with her students and bringing humor into her classroom.  She says, “I believe that in order to reach a child’s mind, you must first reach his/her heart.”

 


School Supply List 2015-16

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HHMS Employee of the Month - Lew Phillips

Hamilton-Holmes is proud to name Mr. Lewis Phillips as June’s Employee of the Month.  Mr. Phillips has been teaching various subjects for fourteen years at HHMS.  These include English, Mathematics, and Physical Science.  This school year, Mr. Phillips took on teaching a new subject, Physical Science, to eighth grade students.   He has made his class come alive with experiments, presentations, class made roller coasters and many other innovative projects to assist his students with learning the content. 


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KWCPS Convocation Ceremony

More than 350 teachers, administrators, staff members, students, and business partners representing the King William County community and four schools showed their school spirit during convocation on August 26, 2015.  The KWHS JROTC opened the ceremony with a color guard drill.  Mrs. Beverly Young sang the National Anthem followed by a warm welcome from school board vice chairperson, Mrs. Kathy Morrison.  King William County’s Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Tina Oberg, addressed the staff and shared a touching tribute video in which many KWCPS students honored their favorite teachers.  Keynote speaker Bill Curry addressed King William staff and entertained them with stories and lessons from a football life.  

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Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals

Please CLICK HERE to view a copy of the 2015-16 Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals.


KW Educators Attend Google Classroom Camp

KWCPS is proud to be a Google Apps for Education school district.  Google Apps for Education offers educators innovative resources to promote digital literacy among students.  On Tuesday, August 11th, Instructional Technology Resource Teachers, Mike Embrey and Brittany Groff, facilitated fundamental and advanced trainings for teachers.  Teachers spent time building Google classrooms and exploring tools that can be used to excite and engage students. 


Students Attend Summer Regional Governor's School

There was no sleeping-in for 26 KWCPS students during the week of August 3-7!  These students participated in the Middle Peninsula Summer Regional Governor’s School and spent their week gaining new perspectives, developing important 21st century skills, and grappling with and solving various real-world problems.  Held at St. Clare Walker Middle School in Middlesex County, King William students collaborated with other students from across the region in problem-based classes designed for students identified as gifted in grades 3-7. 

 


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 - 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.  


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