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    August 4, 2021


    Dear HHS Students and Parents/Guardians,


    I am honored to welcome you into a new school year! High school is an exciting time in the lives of students and their families, and it is truly a privilege for our high school team to be part of the growth and development of the students in this unique community. We celebrate a culture of excellence in all our endeavors, both inside and outside the classroom. Our desire to help students discover new interests and prepare for areas they may want to pursue after leaving the halls of HHS will always remain at the forefront of our mission.


     As we progress through the school year, please reach out to our staff so we can collaborate in a pro-active effort to ensure any questions or issues are resolved as soon as possible. I am truly excited to get the 2021-2022 school year started, and I look forward to working with all of you. If you have any questions, would like more information, or would like to schedule an appointment with me, please feel free to call the high school office at (406) 375-6060. Please review the dates and notes below and on the backside of this letter. Thank you, and GO BRONCS!





    Ryan Wells



    Monday, August 9th              Fall Sports Parent/Player meeting- 6:30 pm at the HHS Athletic Complex


    Thursday, August 12th          MHSA practice starting date – Golf


    Friday, August 13th               MHSA practice starting date – cheer, soccer, football, cross country, and volleyball


    Wednesday, August 18th       Fall Sports Picture Day


    Thursday, August 19th          New student/Freshman BBQ, 5:00-6:30

    As a welcome to Hamilton High School for our new families and freshman, the

    Hamilton Police Department will be sponsoring a free BBQ dinner for all new students and parents/guardians in the Hamilton High School commons.  If you are a veteran HHS parent and you know a new HHS family, please encourage them to attend on Thursday, August 19th from 5:00-6:30 for information, building tours, and some great food compliments of the Hamilton Police Department.


    Friday, August 20th               Fall Sports Community Service Day and Red/White Scrimmages


    Monday, August 23rd            First Day of School


    *New students should call the main office to schedule a meeting with a counselor on August 9th – 11th. Returning Hamilton School District Students who would like to review their class schedule should arrive according to the schedule below.


    Thursday, August 12th

    Freshman Scheduling: Counselors will be available from 8:00-3:30 to ensure freshmen schedules are ready to go for the first day of school.

    Friday, August 13th 

    Senior Scheduling: Counselors will be available from 8:00-3:30 to ensure seniors’ schedules are ready to go for the first day of school. 

    Tuesday, August 17th 

    Junior Scheduling: Counselors will be available from 8:00-3:30 to ensure juniors’ schedules are ready to go for the first day of school. 

    Wednesday, August 18st

    Sophomore Scheduling: Counselors will be available from 8:00-3:30 to ensure sophomores’ schedules are ready to go for the first day of school. 


    If your last name starts with A-M try to attend from 8:00-11:30, N-Z try to attend from 12:00-3:30.

    All students will be expected to pay any special class and registration fees at these times.


    Please review the new bell schedule and start/end times for the upcoming year:


    School Day- 8:30 am-3:30 pm

    A1/B1                                      8:30-10:00  (90 min.)

    Transition/Nutrition             10:00-10:10 (10 min.)

    A2/B2                                     10:10-11:40 (90 min.)

    Lunch                                     11:40-12:15 (35 min.)

    Transition                              12:15-12:20 (5 min.)

    A3/B3                                     12:20-1:50  (90 min.)

    Transition                              1:50-2:00    (10 min.)

    A4/B4                                     2:00-3:30    (90 min.)


    HHS Athletic Reminder: On Monday, August 9th there is an important meeting for all athletes and parents/guardians planning on participating in a fall activity. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Athletic Complex Stadium. To start, there will be a general assembly where Activity Director, Travis Blome will discuss participation requirements, training rule policies, and other important information that parents and athletes need to know. After the general assembly, the coaches will then present information on their individual sports with athletes and parents/guardians. If you are involved in fall sports, please plan on attending this meeting.