First day of school: Aug. 22 (1st-12th grades) and Aug. 24 (kindergarten)
Open house: Kindergarten: Aug. 22-23. Teachers will contact parents approximately one week before to schedule an open house appointment.
1st-5th grade: Aug. 18. Teachers will contact parents approximately one week before to schedule an open house appointment.
6th-7th grade: Aug. 15, 5:30-7 p.m. The middle school will host a drop-in open house where students will be able to pick up their schedules, meet their teachers, and tour the school.
8th-9th grade: Aug. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The junior high will host a drop-in open house where students will be able to pick up their schedules, meet their teachers, and tour the school.
10th-12th grade: All 10th grade students and any 11th or 12th-grade students new to the district should register to attend "Wolf Welcome" on either Aug. 9 or Aug. 10 from 8:40 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. Visit the high school website to register. Schedule pick-up information: Returning 11th grade on Aug. 8-9, Returning 12th grade on Aug. 10-11. (Between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.)
New Horizons: Aug. 18. New Horizons K-6th grade teachers will contact parents to schedule an open house appointment. New Horizons 7-12 students can pick up schedules between 9 a.m. and noon, and 12:30 and 3 p.m. on the 18th.
About: The Lake Hamilton School District is located just west of Hot Springs National Park and is one of seven K-12 independent school districts in Garland County. "The district serves an area of 167 square miles and is a great place to live, raise a family, and be part of a district that provides an exceptional education to all students. The Lake Hamilton community offers diverse housing opportunities that include neighborhoods, lake living, multi-family housing, and farm life. It's easy to find the perfect place to call home in the Lake Hamilton School District. The district has a current population of approximately 4,100 students in six schools and approximately 500 employees. The Lake Hamilton School District and its individual schools have received many national and state awards and distinctions in academics, arts, and athletics. Lake Hamilton is filled with small-town charm and community spirit. The district is proud to offer first-class learning opportunities while keeping its rich traditions and values," according to its website.