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Hamlin School - Since 1836

Welcome to Hamlin Elementary School!

Enrollment Information: For information regarding documentation needed for enrollment, please visit the district’s enrollment website. You can also contact the district’s student enrollment office at 248.726.3019 with additional questions.


Hamlin Elementary School


270 West Hamlin

Rochester Hills, MI 48307


Attendance Line - 248.726.3610

Principal - Gary A. van Staveren, Ph.D.

Secretary - Yvonne LaCross

Assistant Secretary - Shelley Wright


Mission Statement:

Hamlin Elementary School assures successful learning for all students.

We Learn. We Grow. We Soar.


School Hours:

Full Day: 8:10-3:13

Half Day: 8:10-11:25


2018-19 School Theme: “Act upon and transform the world in order to move towards ever new possibilities of a fuller and richer life individually and collectively.” – Paulo Freire

2018-19 Important Dates:
  • February 18 - No School - Mid Winter Recess
  • February 19 - February 22 - Book Fair in the Media Center
  • February 22 - Parade of Nations, 8:45am
  • February 22 - Hamlin International Fair - 6 pm
  • February 22 - Book Fair open 5-7 pm
  • February 27 - Fifth Grade Farewell Fundraiser, Buffalo Wild Wings
  • March 5 - 7PM: Parent’s Night Out-- PTA will host a Brain Balance presentation on How Technology and Screen Time Affect Brain Development
  • April 1-5 - Spring Break
  • April 10 - Kindergarten Registration
  • April 19 - No School
  • April 26 - Half day students - Dismissal at 11:25am
  • April 29 - Authors in April
  • December Students of the Month

    These students embody our four core values, being respectful, being responsible, being ready, and being safe.


    Congratulations Miss Emily Reinbolt!  Miss Reinbolt was recently awarded a grant from MEEMIC to enrich her classroom library and continue to grow her students' interest in reading.


    Hamlin Happenings

    If you are not receiving "Hamlin Happenings" weekly via School Messenger,

    please send an email to Gary van Staveren at gvanstaveren@rochester.k12.mi.us