District Announcements - Updated October 15, 2020
Second Semester Parent Questionnaire - Responses Due Friday, October 16.


Looking for school/district resources?
Please refer to the "Parent" section of our website for links to info and resources like our district calendar, Ranger Restart portal, OneView Parent Portal, Progress Book, Student Handbooks (which include school hours), Bus Route information, Lunch Menus, etc.
If the information you are looking for isn't there, contact us at 614-491-8044 and we will be happy to help you.

 
Need help with school technology (Chromebooks) - Send a tech support request here.
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Department of Technology
Hamilton Local Schools
Department of Technology
LB Lisa Mautz
Director

Hamilton Local Schools
Department of Technology
775 Rathmell Road
Columbus, OH 43207
office: 614-491-8044 x1232

Technology Staff:
Adam Beggrow, Instructional Technologist 
Michael Sutherland, Computer Technician
Mike Savino, Computer Technician 

Progress Book Parent Access: Sign Up for an Account!

Progress Book Parent Access: Sign Up for an Account!
IMPORTANT CHANGE (Progress Book Suite): Internet Explorer, Edge, and Firefox browsers are NO LONGER SUPPORTED (after August 1st) and may result in user issues. Please install/use Google Chrome or Safari!!
 
Parents must "Sign Up" for an account using the Registration Keys provided in a letters sent home by the individual buildings. When signing up, please remember that names and registration keys are case sensitive and must be entered EXACTLY as they appear on the Parent Access letter. Parents with more than one child may register multiple children/keys during the sign up process. 
 
Sign up and login to Parent Access at: https://pa.metasolutions.net/district
 
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Progress Book Parent Access Alerts
(Missing Assignments and/or Low Assignment Marks):
Parent Access Alerts are email messages regarding student progress that are sent to the email accounts of parents who have setup and subscribed to the alerts within Progress Book Parent Access. The alert is sent directly to the specified email account(s); however the parent must log in to their Parent Access Web Site account to view details of the assignments related to the alert.
IMPORTANT: Alert preferences for Missing Assignments and Low Assignment Marks must be setup EACH YEAR!
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*The Hamilton Local Schools Technology Department is dedicated to providing the technology and support necessary to educate and motivate our students to achieve and be prepared for success in the technical world of today and tomorrow. 

District Technology...at a glance:
 
Classroom Teacher Computers (connected to SMARTboard Interactive White Boards for Daily Instruction)
 
Classroom Computers/Chromebooks/Tablets for "Center's" Activities (Elementary)
 
Classroom Computer Labs (1-Preschool, 2-Elementary, 3-Intermediate, 2-Middle, 5-High)
 
Library Computer Labs (Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, and High)

Mobile Chromebook/Laptop Labs (Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, and High)

iPad Learning Lab/Carts (1-Intermediate, 1-Middle, 2-High)
iPads for Special Education Instruction (Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, High)
These portable multi-touch devices allow for interactive learning via educational apps, data collection, record-keeping, and much more. A wide variety of education apps are available to address very specific learning needs.

SMARTboard Interactive Whiteboards (installed in all regular classrooms and computer labs across the district for exciting interactive lessons that not only motivate, but also address various learning styles)

SMART Response Interactive Feedback/Polling Kits are available and being used for innovative lessons at the Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, and High School.

Turning Point Interactive Feedback/Polling Kits are available and being used for innovative lessons at the Intermediate School and High School.

Airliner Wireless Slates are used in classrooms and labs throughout the district for instruction.

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Educational Software used by teachers in the district includes (but is not limited to):
Performance Matters, Amplify, Accelerated Reader, STAR 360, Rosetta Stone, Adobe Photoshop/Creative Suite (multimedia production), Google Suite, Microsoft Office, SMART Notebook Software (SMARTboards/SMART Response), Turning Point Software (Turning Point Response Kits) and CAD Design Software.

Online Parent Access to Student Grades (Progress Book)
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Teach your children about Internet Safety
 
Forms
Staff Technology Forms
Student and Parent Technology Forms
Links

Computer or Chromebook Buying Information (August 2020)

Parents:
If you are thinking about purchasing a device for your child--that is a GREAT IDEA and would really help with our virtual learning.
Here is some helpful information to use while shopping (as of August 2020):

Recommended Chromebook Specifications

4GB of RAM and 32GB eMMC (Embedded Multimedia Card).  

Most newer models have at least these specs (4GB/32GBeMMC)--some even better, but that is not necessary. 

Minimum: 4GB Memory - 16GB eMMC 

Recommended Computer Specifications:

i7 processor (i5 minimum) or i3 Processor (Apple/Macbook Air)-3.2GHz or higher, 8 GB of RAM, 128 or larger harddrive.

 
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District Administrative Offices
775 Rathmell Road   |   Columbus, Ohio 43207
Phone: 614-491-8044   |   Fax: 614-491-8323
Schools Phone Numbers Fax Numbers Schools Phone Numbers Fax Numbers
Hamilton Township High School 614-491-8044 x1800 614-492-1495 Hamilton Elementary School 614-491-8044 x1300 614-492-1499
Hamilton Middle School 614-491-8044 x1500 614-491-0260 Hamilton Preschool 614-491-8044 x1231 614-491-5564
Hamilton Intermediate School 614-491-8044 x1600 614-492-1059
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