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Be the B. E. S. T.  P. A. R. E. N. T. You Can Be For Your Child



 

Hamilton Southeastern Schools is dedicated to Honor, Scholarship and Excellence. We are committed to helping every student succeed to the maximum of his/her ability. We believe that parents play a vital role in student success and that a strong partnership between home and school is crucial in meeting this goal. By being a part of Hamilton Southeastern Schools, we believe you recognize the district for its outstanding educational programs. In turn, we believe you will support the school corporation by being the B.E.S.T. P.A.R.E.N.T. you can be for your child and our schools. What follows is not an all-inclusive list.  Rather, it serves as a foundation for your child’s academic success.

Be a positive role model.
            • Remember that children learn what they live.
            • Modeling is one of the strongest ways of teaching.
Engage in a consistent routine at home.
            • Take time to eat dinner with your child.
            • Set regular homework hours.
            • Ensure that your child attends school regularly and punctually.
Show your child you are interested in his/her work.
            • Review and discuss your child’s school work with him /her every day.
            • Use an assignment notebook daily as a communication tool.
Take time to talk to your child.
            • Set educational goals with your child.
            • Ask questions and seek answers.
                        - What was the best thing/worst thing that happened today?
                        - What was the most interesting thing you learned today?
Participate at school.
            • Volunteer at school, or ask your child’s teacher how you can be of assistance to him/her.
            • Attend school programs and events.
Actively seek school information.
• Find solutions; don’t make excuses.
• Utilize school communication tools (Skyward Family Access, Skylert, webpages, newsletters, social media).             
Recognize and respond to teacher requests.
            • Attend conferences.
            • Reply to correspondence from your child’s teacher within 48 hours.
Establish high expectations for achievement.
            • Encourage your child to stretch his/her ability to learn.
            • Use Skyward Family Access and report cards to monitor your child’s performance.
Network with other parents.
            • Participate in PTO and other school activities.
            • Know your child’s friends and parents.
Teach the value of good character.
            • Be honest and forthright.
            • Expect your child to accept responsibility for him/herself.
Board Approved on 4-13-03

Hamilton Southeastern Schools

  • Central Office
  • 13485 Cumberland Road, Fishers, IN 46038
  • Office Hours: M - F 7:30am - 4:30pm 
  • (317) 594-4100  (800) 905-6665
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Our Mission

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, as a forward-thinking school district, provides educational opportunities to ensure the success of each and every student, to become a responsible citizen and to positively influence an ever-changing world community.