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O'Hearn Selected as Head Principal of Hamilton Township High School

Mr. Matt O’Hearn, the current Assistant Principal for Hamilton Township High School, has been named the new Principal for Hamilton Township High School. He will assume full responsibilities on August 1, 2022.


“Mr. O’Hearn has spent a long time with the district - spending years as a teacher, then Dean of Students, and finally spending this last year as Assistant Principal,” HLSD Superintendent Mark Tyler explained. “He had a great opportunity this past year to learn under Dr. Conley. He has a student-centered focus and strong ability to build relationships with students. I have every confidence that Matt will excel in this position, as it is easy to trust and believe in him and follow his leadership.”


Mr. O’Hearn joined the Hamilton Local School District in 2007 as a Social Studies Teacher for Hamilton Township High School. During his fifteen years with the district, O’Hearn has served multiple roles such as AP Government teacher, Kids Voting Liaison, Social Studies Co-Chair, Dean of Students and most recently, Assistant Principal.


Mr. O’Hearn earned a Master's of Education from The American College of Education in 2014.


Outside of the classroom, Mr. O’Hearn has been the Head Hamilton Township High School Cross Country Coach since 2014. He has also served as a Varsity Assistant Track and Field Coach since 2009.  


“I would like to thank the community for their support inside the walls of the high school and on the running paths and track over the past 15 years,” expressed Mr. O’Hearn. “I know Hamilton Township High School can do great things with the support of their parents and our staff! We will strive for high standards, building positive relationships, working collaboratively, and representing the green and gold. Go Rangers!”


Mr. O’Hearn’s knowledge of our district, and his dedication to the students and their families will make him a great fit as the Principal for Hamilton Township High School.

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