On Friday, October 17th at 6:40 p.m., the South Hamilton Athletic Department, as well as the South High Pride Booster Club, will be honoring our Senior athletes before the start of the South Central Calhoun football game as guests of the athletic department. The seniors will be announced in the following order:
1. Football players
4. Cross Country
Senior parents please line up on the track by the gate on the north side of the bleachers.
Iowa College Application Campaign to be held October 1- November 1 at South Hamilton Schools.
Program provides hands-on assistance to help students take the first big step toward continuing education. South Hamilton High School will participate in Iowa College Application Campaign, a statewide program sponsored by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. It is part of a national effort to encourage high school seniors to start the college application process.
As part of Iowa’s college access initiative, Senior Seminar teachers, will work with its students to complete and submit at least one college application during events being held every Thursday during the month from 2:55 to 3:20 p.m.
The goal of the program is to get more students applying to Iowa colleges early in their senior year. During this event, students may apply to any of Iowa’s 15 community colleges, 3 public universities, and the more than 30 independent colleges and universities in which they are interested.
Lindsay Gelder, College Application Campaign event Site Coordinator, expects more than sixty seniors to participate with help of volunteers from DMACC, ICCC, ISU, Grandview, and Drake.
“College Application Campaign can open the door for students by encouraging them to take a significant step toward college,” stated Karen Misjak, executive director of the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, the state agency sponsoring the program. “As educational attainment increases, income also increases and the percent of Iowa’s population living in poverty decreases, explained Misjak. “With nearly two-thirds of Iowa’s fastest growing occupations requiring training or education beyond high school, South Hamilton is helping to prepare their students for sustainable future careers in the state.”
More information about College Application Campaign is available at www.IowaCollegeAid.gov or by contacting the Iowa College Student Aid Commission at 877-272-4456. For more information on South Hamilton’s involvement in College Application Campaign, please contact Lindsay Gelder at 827-5418.
A South Hamilton Stakeholder FYI...
DES MOINES, Iowa — The parents of thousands of grade school students could be in line for a refund.
It stems from a class-action lawsuit filed against Martin Brothers Distributing and the Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing.
The lawsuit claims the two companies conspired to reduce competition for school lunch contracts. Martin Brothers has agreed to a nearly $2 million settlement.
The money will be refunded to parents who paid for school lunch between January of 2000 and August of this year. Refunds will total $3.50 per student per year.
You can find the list of schools involved in the settlement and instructions on how to join the lawsuit and file a claim here.
All claims must be filed by the end of the month.
2014-2015 School Supply Lists
The Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services, today announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program and the Afterschool Care Snack Program.
State and Local school officials have adopted the following family size and income criteria for determining eligibility:
Click on Read More to view the INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES - Effective 7-1-2014