As we continue our tradition of excellence,
the Hess School will nurture our students to be lifelong
learners, have strength of character and the drive to
achieve excellence in all of their pursuits as citizens in a
diverse and changing world.
Hess School News
Welcome Trinka Hakes Noble
Hess Author Visit- Grades 4 & 5
January 29, 2015
Meet the Author Community Night
January 29th 6:30- 8:00 pm
All Ages Invited- Free Refreshments
Sponsored by the Hamilton Twp. Education Association
for the book order form- orders for autographed books are due by
January is New Jersey School Board’s Recognition Month
and our chance to say
to our Board Members who have dedicated their time to represent
our community’s values in public education. Your commitment is
unwavering and does not go unnoticed.
On behalf of our staff, students, and the entire community,
thank you Members of the Hamilton Township Board of Education
for your time, efforts, and support for the students of our
Michelle M. Cappelluti
Superintendent of Schools
HELP IN HARD TIMES-
Click here to view a quick reference guide for local needs such
as emergency food programs, housing and engery assistance, legal
services, financial management, job training, family and
"Ways to help children become better
learners" Presented by Nathan Levy, Thursday, February
12, 2015, Hess IMC, 7pm-8:30pm. Click here for
Click Here for information regarding
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you want an eMail notification
when a new Board Meeting agenda is available?
Click here to go to the agenda form.
2014-15 Class Supply Lists
CHECK OUT OUR LIP SYNC COMPETITION!
Schedule (for 2014-2015)
If you decide to
drop off your child/children please be aware our
procedures have changed.
Drop-off will continue to take place in
front of the building at the Main Entrance.
You must enter the
entrance closest to Rt. 559 (Somers Point/Mays
Upon pulling in
drop-off lane which is next to the curb/sidewalk.
At 8:45, once duty
staff is present, we will begin to unload the
cars; approximately 5 at a time.
As children are
exiting your car
curbside, your car should be in
Once you are in
the drop-off lane you must wait your turn and
remain in that lane until your child/children
have exited your vehicle and it is safe to
If you need to
come into the school during morning drop-off
(8:45 am-9:00 am) you must use the entrance
closest to Rt. 40, park in the large parking lot
escort your child into the building at the main
Please be aware
in the front of the building will be closed
during the morning drop-off time and will
re-open at approximately 9:10 am.
Hamilton Township School District
Professional Development Plans
District Professional Development Plan
Professional Development Plan
Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act
Help stop bullying now. Visit the following
websites for additional information.
Mr. Russell Clark
Joseph Shaner School
Ms. Dorothy Schoenstein
George L. Hess Educational Complex
Miss Laura Mulder
William Davies Middle School
Mr. Michael Diorio
Support for Families from the New Jersey Department
As parents or guardians, you want nothing more than
an excellent education for your children. At the NJ Department of Education, we want nothing more than to
help you achieve this! We have created a family-focused web site
with resources to help you support your child's education, and
navigate your school system. We have also opened a "Help Desk"
which can be reached through the parent menu option of our
toll-free number: 877-900-6960.
Let's work together for the good of our children. Please sign up
for our mailing list on our web site at
http://www.state.nj.us/education/ or join our mailing list
We look forward to helping you help your children.
Parents and Teachers!
The New Jersey
Department of Education offers a newly revised website:
Our Kids Safe, Healthy and In School.
student health, student behavior, safe & positive learning
environments, after school programs, social services, and other