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Hamilton students taught Spanish to Clinton elementary school students this semester.
Hispanic Studies Class Teaches at Clinton Elementary

For the third year, Hamilton students taught Spanish to children in grades K-5 at Clinton Elementary School. The students taught multiple groups of approximately 25 Clinton children during lunch and recess this semester. Teaching Fellow in Hispanic Studies María Gabriela Portal, Elisa MacColl ’16, and Emily Hess ’16 coordinated the project.  More ...

Meghan O'Sullivan '15, her sidekick 6th grader Molly Dennison, 4th grader Ian Nessel and Jose Olivares '16, Allie Penta '16 and her sidekick Justin Cacilhas.
Sidekicks Celebrate Three Years

Hamilton’s Sidekicks Program celebrated its third year anniversary on Oct. 21 with its Welcome Pizza Party. This year, 55 Hamilton College students were matched with 55 Clinton Elementary School students, ranging from first to sixth grade. With 18 pizzas and 10 bottles of soda on hand, students anticipated an enjoyable evening.  More ...

Colyer Woolston '14 and Clinton first grader John Musante examine fossils in the lab.
Colyer Woolston '14 Mentors Clinton Student in Paleontology

Colyer Woolston, a senior with a passion for the natural sciences, had an opportunity to share his interest in paleontology recently when he mentored John Musante, a first grade student at Clinton Elementary School.  More ...

Hamilton students and faculty served as judges at the Clinton Middle School Science Fair.
Hamilton Students, Faculty Judge Clinton Science Fair

Seventeen Hamilton science majors and two faculty members served as judges at the Clinton Middle School Science Fair on Feb. 9.  More than 180 projects were judged. Professor of Physics Gordon Jones and Professor of Biology Herm Lehman were faculty judges.  More ...

Anna Flores '14, with the help of Eli Dias, left, teaches Spanish to Jody Frank's kindergarten class at Clinton Elementary School.
Se Habla Español?

A group of Hamilton College students are sharing their knowledge of the Spanish language with some very young learners this year. They’re volunteering their time to tutor first grade and kindergarten students in Spanish at Clinton Central Schools (CCS). Organized by Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies Edna Rodríguez-Plate, the program began at the start of this academic year.  More ...

Hamilton College students with their new Clinton elementary school "sidekicks" and parents.
Sidekicks Meet Their Match

A pizza party and meet and greet was held at the Tolles Pavilion on Oct. 2 for participants in Hamilton’s new “Sidekicks” program.  Sidekicks is a program that pairs Hamilton College students with Clinton elementary school students in grades 1 - 4 in order to establish a long term mentoring relationship between the Hamilton student, his or her sidekick, and the sidekick’s family.  More ...