Update #104 from Dr. Derek Arrowood, Superintendent, Hamilton Heights School Corporation

Beginning April 1, the community can enjoy an up close and personal visit to 12 different historical sites in Jackson Township (Atlanta, Arcadia, and Cicero) through self-guided video tours. These videos, created by a talented crew of HHSC educators and staff including, Jeff Beechler, Connor James, Lucia Garber (HHMS), and Melissa Martin and Julie Davis…

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Update #103 from Dr. Derek Arrowood, Superintendent, Hamilton Heights School Corporation

Hamilton Heights is extremely fortunate to have the Hamilton Heights Educational Foundation (HHEF). The Foundation was initially created as an opportunity to elevate the learning environment by raising funds to support learning across our campus. The local visionaries who founded the organization, many of whom still live and work in the community, certainly knew it…

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Update from Arrowood

In last Friday’s Department of Education Weekly Update from Dr. Katie Jenner, she shared several goals including a statewide literacy goal of 95% of third grade students demonstrating reading proficiency skills and passing IREAD-3 by 2027. Statistics show that students who pass the IREAD-3 assessment in third grade are roughly 35% more likely to graduate…

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Arrowood Reflects On Another Semester Over

It’s hard to believe that we are just a week away from wrapping up the first semester of the 2022-2023 school year! Our first semester ends on Tuesday, December 20 with our Christmas break taking place Wednesday, December 21 through Monday, January 2, 2023. I commend our students, staff, and families for their work and…

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Dr. Arrowood on New Program, Weather and Community Help

Friday is our first synchronous (i.e., instruction delivered live and in real time to a student by the student’s teacher) e-Learning day. This is an at home virtual learning day for students. We plan to utilize synchronous e-Learning days for when inclement weather impacts our ability to have in-class instruction. A synchronous e-learning day allows…

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Dr. Arrowood Thanks Heights Community and Welcomes New Board Member

Last Saturday, Hamilton Heights enjoyed hosting its first ever VEX Robotics Competition. The event, held at the Hamilton Heights Middle School, drew in some 40 teams from 30 different schools. It was nothing short of amazing! Energy, innovation, collaboration, teamwork, technical problem-solving, and pride filled the air. I’m pretty sure I was watching future scientists…

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What Makes HHSC Great for Students and Families

Every day I get to see our student’s curiosity sparked and dreams explored. I am in awe of the innovation, creativity, and passion I see among our staff who bring their best each day to inspire and engage students. A good example taking place this week is Future Huskies Week at the middle school. The…

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Arrowood on Homecoming, Heights Athletic Hall of Fame

Homecoming Week is among my favorite weeks of the year. The spirit days, athletic games, pep rally, homecoming parade, football game, and dance bring our Huskies together in the kind of energy, enthusiasm, and pride that can been seen and felt in every way throughout the campus. It represents one of the most fun weeks…

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