Home School Partnership

Do you want to take advantage of this exciting opportunity for free home school classes in Hamilton?  Use this link to request to be added to an email list for news about upcoming enrollments.  2nd semester is now cclosed to enrollments.   All classes are electives and supplement your home school classes.  All students must be home schooled and can not be enrolled in any other public school or online public school at home program.  You can participate in this program and other non-public programs such as Friday Addition, Classical Conversations, and (HC)2. 

Schedule of Classes for 2016/2017 School Year.

 

 

Guidelines

Grades 6-12:  May elect up to 5 classes and/or 1-3 bonus classes. Bonuses class choices are once a week HK Tae Kwon Do, Hamilton Swimming and Hamilton Archery.    The 6-12 classes can be a mix of online, project based learning, dual enrollment, or classes on campus.   All classes for grades 6-12 on campus also include an online component to be worked on from home.   Students in grades 6-12 are no longer required to take a class on campus as long as they understand and participate in 2 way communication.  Project Based Learning classes are limited to 2 from each subject (Music, Art, PE.)

Grades K-5:  May elect up to 5 classes (2 elective blocks = 1 class) and/or 1-3 Bonus classes.  Bonuses class choices are once a week HK Tae Kwon Do, Hamilton Swimming and Hamilton Archery. The K-5 classes can be a mix of online, project based learning, or classes on campus.   Each full day (5 hours or 2 elective blocks) on campus counts as 1 of the 5 classes.  If taking just one block on campus, it only counts as half of a class.  Students in grades K-5 are no longer required to take a class on campus as long as they understand and participate in 2 way communication.  Project Based Learning classes are limited to 2 from each subject (Music, Art, PE.)

**Only home school students are eligible for this program.  Students may not be registered in any public school, including publicly funded (free) virtual schools, academies, and so on.  Students may not be counted in any private or parochial school. 

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Hamilton Home School Partnership Overview

The Hamilton Home School Partnership offers many classes for children from grades K-12.  The classes are taught by certified teachers and are held at Hamilton Middle School during our  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday home school sessions, primarily between 11:15-4:30.  

This program helps individualize learning for home school and blended instruction students living in Allegan County, or the counties contiguous to Allegan County (Ottawa, Kent, Barry, Kalamazoo, or Van Buren).  

Students enroll part-time with Hamilton Community Schools and are able to take weekly lab classes at Hamilton Middle School, online college dual enrollment courses or participate in established community partnerships.  There are many opportunities, and the program continues to grow with the ideas and needs of our families.

The advantage to home school families is accessing teaching and learning that may not be available otherwise for any number of reasons, not the least of which is finances. 

As part-time Hamilton students, those enrolled will have course work partially or wholly paid for by State of Michigan education dollars.  As taxpayers, you deserve it.  As educators, we want to provide these learning opportunities for the children of our area, whether we see them all day everyday or only for a few hours each week.

Come to Hamilton to be a part of this exciting program. For more information or to be added to our mailing list, you may contact Kristie Noguera at knoguera@hamiltonschools.us or 269-405-0837.

Severe Weather Policy

If School is closed due to inclement weather, the home school classes will not meet. Occasionally Hamilton Middle School's after school activities are cancelled due to weather. In this case, we will try to provide home school classes to the students already at the school. Feel free to pick up your child or stay home if it is not safe to travel. More...

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