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  Welcome to the Hamilton HSA website, a great source of information where Hamilton parents can find out everything they need to know about Hamilton School HSA activities and events!


This site contains information related to Alexander Hamilton HSA organization and events only.  For school information, please refer to the Alexander Hamilton Elementary School website:

Dates to Remember At-A-Glance



3     Sandwich Day

4     Frozen Friday

       HHH - Social Services Donations end

7     Hamilton School Toy Drive ends 

8     Fifth Graders wrap toys from Toy Drive

       Pizza Day

10   New Marking Period begins

14   Board of Education Mtg, 8-10pm

          MS/HS Media Ctr

15  Bagel Day 

18  Frozen Friday

      Report Cards go Online

22  Pizza Day

23  Holiday Sing-Along (doors open 11:45 am)

      Early Dismissal, 12:33 pm

24 - January 1st  Christmas Break - No School





Captain Jonathan D. Miller, M.S., of the Glen Rock Police Department has advised they will place a bag over the two "No Left Turn" signs which prohibit a left turn out of the school’s driveway during the construction on Harristown Road.


Parents MAY make a left turn out of Hamilton School until the bags are removed from the signs, and then we will go back to the previous restriction.


Also Howard, the crossing guard, will NOT be putting out the cones and sign that prohibit a left onto Rodney from Harristown at 3 PM.


Please note that Harristown Road *(between Stonefield Road and Rodney Street) will be completely closed from November 9th - 13th from 7 am to 5 pm. A police officers will be present during this time. Please be safe navigating this area.  







The new dismissal procedure began Monday, October 19th, 2015, for all students in Kindergarten, First and Second Grades. These students will be picked up at their outside classroom doors.


Update: Parents of students in 2H, 1W, and KL will be allowed to walk through the lobby and out the doors at 3:10 pm. Parents may walk back through the lobby to exit the school. We will start this Monday, November 2, 2015.


Students in Third, Fourth, and Fifth grades will still be dismissed in the same manner they are now.


As well, some things that remain are:


- Older students in 4th and 5th grade may pick up younger siblings with a note from the parent.


- Students can be brought together for dismissal for play dates, pickups, etc., with a note from the parent.


- Kindergarten students are dismissed at 3:15 pm.


Your children's safety is and always will be the primary goal for such decisions.


Please click here for more information.






Shop at and earn money for Hamilton, just click on the amazon logo. It's easy, convenient, and a great way to support your school.






Check out theE-Z Fundraiser Page for more simple everyday ways to help Hamilton raise money!











Hamilton Helping Hands assists Fifth Graders in selling delicious frozen treats (Outshine Fruit Bars) year round to


raise money for their yearbook! Treats are one dollar ($1). Click here to view package materials with ingredients.


Please contact Mrs. Wright, our school nurse at 201-445-7700 x 8803 if your child has food allergies and has flavor restrictions or is unable to have the ice pop.


Dates are: November 13, December 4 & 18, January 8 & 22, February 5 & 12, March 4, April 1 & 22, May 6 & 20. 





For many years, Hamilton School has had a toy drive to benefit local charities. Please consider donating this year a NEW and UNWRAPPED toy to benefit the Paterson YMCA Supervised Visitation Program.


New this year, our 5th Graders will be wrapping the gifts as part of their community service project. We would also be grateful for tape and wrapping paper donations.


There will be a collection box in the lobby of the school beginning Monday, November 30th - Monday, December 7th, 2015. You can drop off the gift, or send the gift in with your child. Any questions, please email or call Michelle Sapoff, 201-621-1556




Have you tried FARMIGO yet? It's an online farmer's market where you can shop for fresh delicious fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, eggs, dairy, breads, pastas and more! They pass your order on to their local farmers and artisans who harvest and make everything fresh. It's all straight from farm to your kitchen! For detailed information on organic/sustainable food harvested for Farmigo, click here.


Don't forget! Order Farmigo by midnight on Thursdays to receive your items on Mondays between 2:45 - 3:45 pm in the Hamilton School lobby.


Check it all out at:



Any questions, please contact Margaret Walsh at



Genesis Parent Portal & SchoolFusion


You asked - we answered! Click here for guidance and instruction on both the Genesis Parent Portal, and  SchoolFusion.


Through the Genesis Parent Portal and SchoolFusion, parents have Internet access to their children's schedules, report cards, and more. Each program provides the viewer with different student information.






Hamilton FAQs -


Click here for answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.


Hamilton Traffic Rules -


Click here for School pick up and drop off procedures.










November 27th through December 4th:  Each grade will donate items to fulfill a wish list for a child in need (almost exclusively clothing items). The program is run by the Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity. Coordinator: Margaret Walsh
November 30th through December 7th:  Toy Drive to benefit The Paterson YMCA Supervised Visitation Program. The plan is to have the 5th grade students wrap the new presents on December 8th and 9th. For more information please click here. Coordinator: Michele Sapoff




Order with Pomptonian Food Service 


Are you already tired of packing lunches, too busy, or just plain out of ideas? Check out Pomptonian's menu to treat your child to a fresh delivered lunch and treat yourself to one less thing to do.








There will be four nights during the school year when there will be NO HOMEWORK! These nights will be district wide, and are on the following dates:


October 7, 2015

January 20, 2016

March 16, 2016

May 18, 2016



 For information regarding events sponsored by Hamilton School or the Glen Rock School District, please refer to the Alexander Hamilton Elementary School website