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Military Family Resources

Online Resources For Military Families - We Salute Your Service!

Military Families,
Welcome to Hamilton Local Schools! On this page your will find many resources to support your family and your children as they work to strengthen their education. If you have any general questions, please contact the main office of your child's school. If you have questions about registering your child, please contact to our student registration office.
Below you will find helpful links and downloadable files for extensive resources available to military families. If you know of a resource that isn't listed here, please contact Corey O'Brien at Hamilton Township High School to make him aware of the recommended addition to our page.
Thank you for your service to our country! 
Purple Star Building Liaisons

Jan Strahm 
Preschool Director
614-491-8044 ext. 1231

Elementary School:
Nancy Archer
614-491-8044 ext. 1325

Diane Starkey
3rd Math
614-491-8044 ext. 1378

Intermediate School:
Brittany Smith
5th Language Arts
614-491-8044 ext. 1637

Jason Cryder
4th Science/SS
614-491-8044 ext. 1627

Kelly Altiers
614-491-8044 ext. 1602

Middle School: 
Sami Tollison
Success Coach
614-491-8044 ext. 1534

Cole Freshkorn
7th ELA
614-491-8044 ext. 1531

Jeff Endres
614-491-8044 ext. 1504

High School:
Corey O'Brien
HS Science
614-491-8044 ext. 1844

2022 State Military Signing Day

Local Military Recruiters

Military Child Education Coalition Resources

This website has a wide variety of information for parents and educators. MCEC is widely known as a reliable source of current information. The advantage for parents using the MCEC website is the opportunity for involvement for students and families. Below are links to the MCEC homepage and a few specific sections as well.

Military OneSource

This is a military operated website designed to help Military Connected Families in every aspect of their life. This is a site that can help families in a variety of aspects other than just education. There is a wealth of information intended to assist the military family. Click the link below to access the site.

Military Children On The Move

The link below was taken from the Military OneSource website specifically geared toward students of military connected families.

Ohio Department of Veteran Services (ODVS)

Learn about the Ohio Department of Veterans Services. Discover all of the programs, responsibilities, endeavors and goals of our state agency.

Afghanistan Veteran Support

Military service members and veterans from all eras are reacting to the recent events in Afghanistan. Veterans may question the meaning of their service or whether it was worth the sacrifices they made. They may feel more moral distress about experiences they had during their service. You are not alone. It’s normal to feel this way. Talk with your friends and families, reach out to battle buddies, connect with a peer-to-peer network, or sign up for mental health services. Below are a list common reactions and coping advice.

Scholarships & Other Resources

Below you will find links to files that contain various resources for Military Connected Families, which include scholarship information for students and spouses. If you're having trouble accessing the files, download the FREE Adobe Reader software for your computer.
The two spreadsheets linked below work with Microsoft Excel or Apple's Numbers Spreadsheet software.

Below are free resources available for veterans and military members suffering from co-occurring disorders and PTSD:

For those hoping to find help in their local areas they can also use our free directory to locate the nearest treatment facilities or they can use our free text line [] to start the road to recovery.

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