SOUTHEAST VALLEY VA CLINIC TO BE NAMED AFTER HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE
The Department of Veterans Affairs will dedicate their Gilbert Clinic to U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad, in a ceremony on 23 April 2022 at 11:00am.
The ceremony will take place at the VA clinic, located at 3285 S. Val Vista Drive and will be live streamed via YouTube. All community members are welcome to attend.
SSG Conrad, a 2010 Hamilton High School graduate, who had been twice deployed to Afghanistan, was killed in a June 8, 2018, firefight with al-Qaida-aligned al Shabaab militants in Somalia. He was a posthumous recipient of the Purple Heart, Bronze Star with Valor and Meritorious Service Medal.
Born in Mesa, Alex joined the Army in June 2010. After completing initial training, he was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, as a human intelligence collector. While stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Alex deployed to Afghanistan twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
He later completed the French Basic Language Course at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in 2016, and was subsequently assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group as a human intelligence noncommissioned officer.
Notice from Hamilton Main Office
The front office will no longer hold items for students (lunches, homework, laptops, phones, etc.) If an item(s) must be dropped off, there will be tables located in the main entry area for it to be left at your own risk. Hamilton staff will not be responsible monitoring any items left nor will they relay messages to students to retrieve any items.
The CUSD administration and Governing Board presented the annual "state of the district" message to community leaders on January 31 in the Governing Board Room. The annual report provides an overview of the district, school choice and opportunities, what's new for 2022, academic performance, athletic achievement, recognition of students and staff, and budget information. Click above for more information or download report here.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
Attention HUSKY NATION! Hamilton and Chandler Unified have implemented a clear bag policy for all athletic events this year. You will NOT be able to bring your bags or backpacks into the game. REPEAT NO BACKPACKS WILL BE ALLOWED IN GAMES THIS YEAR! Please see Clear Bag Policy below for more information. If you would like to purchase a nice Hamilton clear bag, please swing by A-114 and see Mrs. Downs.