New Student Registration

Important Registration Information: 

Parents are required to complete Steps 1 and 2 for their child to be placed on a class roster for 2023-2024 school year.  

 Step 1: To Register: Students Brand New to HCS - Grades K-12 - Hamilton County Schools (

 Step 2: Required Proofs of Residency: As part of the registration process, parents are required to submit two proofs of in-Nolan-zone residency to [email protected]please include your child’s name in the subject lineStudents will be placed on a class list for next year once proofs of residency are provided and verified. Your proofs of residency may include current lease or purchase agreements, utility bills (May, June, or July 2023), or other district-approved documentation reflecting the custodial parent’s name and the address within the Nolan zone.  All residency documentation and registration information will be reviewed. If everything is in order, you will not be contacted after you submit your proofs. Parents will be notified via email or phone if any additional information is needed. If there are residency questions, the school social worker may conduct home visits as needed to verify residency. If you no longer reside within Nolan’s school zone, you will need to register at your new home-zoned school or apply for a hardship waiver at the Equity Office at central office

Bus Routes - .
All bus routes have been re-drawn. Find your bus number, pick-up time and drop-off time using the transportation location guide.

 Nolan Families, 

 Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year! We are very excited to have your child at Nolan! We want to encourage you to get involved and actively participate in your child’s education. Parent involvement is critical to the success of our Knights! Thank you in advance for the numerous ways that you will support our school in the year to come.  Please do not hesitate to contact us, 423-886-0898, if we can help you or support your child in any way.

 Joyfully Serving Our Community, 

Ashley Aldridge Wilson, Principal   
 [email protected]

Lindie Roden, Assistant Principal
[email protected]

Heather Wahl
[email protected]

Lisa Odom, Registrar/Attendance Clerk
[email protected]

Claire Gross, Registered Nurse                                 [email protected]

Olivia Nugent, Counselor/Character Education/504 [email protected]

Ginger William, Counselor/Character Education/504 [email protected]                     

Special Education Department Chair
[email protected]

Brenda Camp, School Nutrition Cafeteria Manager
[email protected]

Lisa Wofford, SACC Director (childcare) 423-886-0870     [email protected]   

July 29

Nolan Campus Volunteer Work Day

Hours 8:30-10 am

Great fellowship opportunity! Bring family & friends. Meet at Nolan’s front doors @8:30am to spruce up the campus.  We will be picking up sticks, spreading mulch, trimming bushes, planting flowers, & weeding. Bring: extended family, weed eaters, gloves, blowers, rakes, wheelbarrows, clippers and a water bottle. 

 Friday, August 4

Registration Fair & Meet Your Teacher Day

Hours: 8:30-10 am

1st -5th teacher reveal for preregistered students, bring your children and self-tour Nolan, visit with teachers and see classrooms, visit related arts teachers, confirm phase-in days for kindergarten, join PTA, shop Nolan sportswear for monthly spirit days, purchase a student/parent directory, receive pre-ordered school supplies, partner with MEF, order a yearbook, sign up for before and after care (SACC), receive updated bus routes, pay $25 school fees, purchase a birthday book for Nolan’s library in honor of your child, days, kindergarteners confirm phase-in learn about numerous volunteer opportunities.


August 5

Kindergarten Popsicle Social - Hosted by PTA

Hours: 9:30-10:30 am  
Nolan Kindergarten Playground

 Meet kindergarten students and parents, ask questions, visit with Principal Wilson and get plugged in ~ Rain Plan:  Inside the Gym Questions: [email protected]

August 9

First Day of School for 1st – 5th Graders

Hours: 8:40 am – 3:40 pm

Doors Open: 8:15 am

Students who arrive before 8:15 must be enrolled in School Age Child Care (SACC), and signed in at the back gym.


August 10 & 16 


August 14 & 17


Kindergarten Phase-In Days
Your child will only come to school two of the four phase-in days.
August 10 & 16 or
August 14 & 17

 August 9th-Professional Learning Day for Kindergarten Teachers  

August 11th-School is closed for a Professional Learning Day for Teachers

Phase-in Only -Arrival 9am and Phase-In dismissal 3pm

Times are adjusted to make the arrival and dismissal experience smooth and more personalized during phase-in as new families learn the routine. Lowering the teacher-to-pupil ratio will ensure that your child has a smooth transition into Kindergarten.

August 10

 5th Grade Parent Meeting
Hours: 6-7:00 pm

Gym, Please no children.  This is a time for adults to ask questions.

 Friday, August 11 School Closed for Professional Development for All Staff
 August 14

3rd Grade Parent Meeting
Hours 6-7 pm
Please no children. This is a time for adults to
ask questions.

August 15

Kindergarten Teacher Assignments Announced, 

Your child’s kindergarten teacher will contact you.


August 15
 K-2 Book Buddy Volunteer Training, 5:30-6 pm ~ Library

Kindergarten Parent Meeting,
6-7pm~ Please no children.  This meeting will take place in your child's homeroom class and is an important time where your child's teacher will share about themselves, best ways to support your child's growth, overview of kindergarten learning experience, and answer any questions.
 August 17
 4th Grade Parent Meeting, 6-7pm ~ Classroom, Please no children.

August 18

First Full Day of School for Kindergarteners
Hours: 8:40 am – 3:40 pm, Doors Open: 8:15 am

August 21

K-2 Book Buddy Volunteer Training
Hours: 5:30-6pm ~ Library

1st Grade Parent Meeting
Hours: 6-7pm ~ Gym, Please no children. Time for adult questions.

 August 24
 K-2 Book Buddy Volunteer Training, 5:30-6pm ~ Library

2nd Grade Parent Meeting, 6-7pm ~ Gym, Please no children. Time for adult questions.

Thursday, August 25

“New to Nolan” Parent Meeting hosted by PTA
Hours: 9-10am or 6-7pm 

New kindergarten families & 1st-5th Nolan newcomers are encouraged to attend. Questions: [email protected]

K-2 Book Buddy Volunteer Training
Hours: 10-10:30 am & 5:30-6 pm Cafeteria


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