Seventy-four receive diplomas during Hamilton High graduation ceremony

Seventy-four receive diplomas during Hamilton High graduation ceremony

ANZA – Seventy-four Hamilton High School seniors received their diplomas in front of family, friends and other loved ones at the school’s graduation ceremony held in the gymnasium May 25. Hemet Unified School District Superintendent Christi Barrett and Hamilton High School Principal Dave Farkas both addressed the graduates, congratulating them on their achievements. 2017 Senior Class […]

Hamilton K-8 holds open house

Hamilton K-8 holds open house

Hamilton K-8 school held an open house May 18, 2017, hosted by the PTSA and many volunteers. Parents and families were treated to a free baked potato bar, featuring chili, cheese, chives, sour cream and butter. Eating healthy was fun as the children created their own culinary masterpieces. After the meal, excited children lead their mothers, fathers and siblings to […]

‘School Smarts’ brings students and artists together for an evening of fun, entertainment

‘School Smarts’ brings students and artists together for an evening of fun, entertainment

Hamilton K-8 School teamed up with Anza Valley Artists to present a very special evening for both children and parents Wednesday, Feb. 15. Combined with a presentation from the California State PTA “School Smarts” Coordinator Tiffany Parry, the educational event, held from 4:30-6 p.m., was a huge success with the multi-purpose room filled to capacity. Several members of the […]

Students participate in ‘Mock Interviews’ at Hamilton High

Students participate in ‘Mock Interviews’ at Hamilton High

GeriLyn Mellin valleystaff@reedermedia.com The Hamilton High School gymnasium was buzzing with nervous anticipation, Nov. 17, as students were getting ready to learn a much-needed skill, preparing for and completing a job interview. Students played out mock job interviews focusing on their desired choice of career. The ninth through 12th grade students that participated in the […]

A pleasure to meet Hamilton School 2nd graders who like to write

This week I had the pleasure to present a short sketch of a journalist’s life to more than 40 lively second graders at Hamilton K-8 School. It was a pleasant break from covering breaking news stories, features and investigative pieces that I normally work on. Especially pleasing to me was once again visiting a school […]

HUSD Management Assn. provides 7 scholarships, 2 to Hamilton High School students

HEMET – Hemet Unified School District Management Association provided $3,500 in scholarships to seven graduating high school students. Each of the students selected received $500 to help with college expenses. Qualifications of applicants for HUSDMA Scholarship Fund were: A parent, grandparent, or legal guardian is a current HUSDMA member or the student is currently enrolled […]

Winners of AEC’s Washington Youth Tour contest announced

Winners of AEC’s Washington Youth Tour contest announced

ANZA – Each year Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AEC) holds a contest for two high school juniors to win an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. as part of the Washington Youth Tour Program (WYT). Each student must complete an essay on the provided topic and complete a personal interview with our board of directors. […]

Abolish the Department of Education

Oh, how I long for someone with the wisdom and clarity of Ronald Reagan. One of his campaign promises was to abolish the federal Department of Education. He failed, but not for lack of trying. The Department of Education survived only because Democrats had a lock on the House of Representatives. Nevertheless, Reagan cut the […]