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Congratulations to these amazing Hamden High School graduates! They were selected by the Hamden Education Foundation as leaders, excelling in their fields. We're so proud of you!
2015 CABE (CT Association of Boards of Education) Leadership Award winners - Akshar Argawal, Mark Atwood, Heleinna Cruz and Julia Moore-Aiello! The award regognizes students for leadership skills, including commitment, diplomacy, and ability to make tough decisions. Our future is in good hands with students like these!
Given their past success, it comes as no surprise that Hamden DECA won big at the recent state DECA competition. Their next stop... the International DECA competition in Orlando in April! Congratulations to Hamden's fantastic entrepreneurial students - we couldn't be more proud of you!
Take a look at Fox News' recent feature on our new weather station at Hamden Middle School (Click the green title above to view the story.) Our middle school students are using this state-of-the art weather system to learn science and predict our weather. A big thank you to HMS teachers Ms. Colello and Mr. Martins and Hamden Public Works for making this all possible!
Do you have an idea for how we can make Hamden Public Schools even better? Maybe you've thought about ways to improve parent involvement, after school programs or other aspects of our school system? Our superintendent, Jody Goeler, would love to hear your thoughts- so he has created "Thursday Office Hours" every Thursday morning (Sorry! No Office Hours January 15) from 7:30-8:30. Visit the Superintendent's Office page under DISTRICT INFORMATION for details!

Parents and Community Info

Sign Up for Fall Sports

It may be hard to believe, but sign-ups for Fall sports are happening NOW! Find out about specific details for each team's signup date and time.


Hearts for Amy Celebration

Join our HPS community on June 1 at 7:00PM at Hamden High, as we celebrate the life and contributions of Amy Golda, our former Director of Fine Arts. Find out more about how you can participate in this wonderful arts celebration.


Help Adequately Fund the Town of Hamden!

Hamden receives nearly $18 million each year LESS than we are entitled to through the state's Education Cost Sharing fund. Download our ECS Informational Flyer or read about how you can help at Hamden.org/ECS


3rd Annual Hamden Road Race - June 6

Join the fun on June 6th at Town Center Park for a fabulous day, including a 5K run, a 1K "Kids Fun Run," a Health & Wellness Expo and lots of other activities for the family. Come to run, cheer-on your friends and neighbors, or just to enjoy the activities! Read the Hamden Road Race Press Release for more information.

Community Readers' Day

Community Readers' Day will be on Tuesday, June 9th this year!  Our first graders are excited to welcome members of the Hamden community into their classrooms as guest readers.  Thanks to the Hamden Education Foundation and Eli's for funding this annual event that also helps bring more books to our students' classrooms.  If you would like to be a community reader, please sign up by clicking on the following link: http://www.hamden.org/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=35


Kindergarten Registration Forms

Do you have a child who will be entering kindergarten in 2015-16? Download the registration forms or pick one up at any Hamden elementary school or at Hamden Public Schools' Central Office, 60 Putnam Avenue.


Visit our Parents' Page for Many More Interesting Links!

From events to free software to ideas to help your child improve academically, this page has it all!

Hamden In the News!

HHS Students Visit Bermuda On Science Field Trip!

How cool is that! 13 Hamden High students and a few of their (lucky!) teachers explored science for a week at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences! See more pictures and read the Hamden Bermuda Workshop Blog to enjoy their incredible experience vicariously!


Governor's Scholar of CT Named at HHS!

Hamden High School junior Joyce Bian has been selected as a Governor’s Scholar of Connecticut for 2015.  Joyce is one of only thirty juniors statewide to receive this prestigious honor. We are impressed Joyce!


HHS Has THREE National Merit Scholarship Finalists !

Congratulations to Hamden High School seniors Austin Han, Julia Lynn and Jacob Zavatone-Veth, who have just been named National Merit Scholarship Finalists! Out of over 1.5 million students nationwide, these students were selected as the best! This is an extraordinary accomplishment by these three extraordinary young people. Congratulations to Austin, Julia and Jacob (and their families)!


HHS' YooJin Yoon Named Regional Finalist in Scholars Program!

Hamden High School is pleased to announce that Senior YooJin Yoon has been named a Regional Finalist in the Coca-Cola Scholars Progam! The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Go YooJin!


Three "All State Musicians" Selected from Hamden High!

Three student from Hamden High School have been selected as All-State musicians by the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA). Sophomore Michael Barnes, sophomore Jacob Begemann, and senior Jacob Zavatone-Veth will participate in CMEA's Festival and Concert this April. These students are among the elite high school instrumentalists in the state of Connecticut. Congratulations to these talented musicians and their equally talented teacher, Mr. Aaron Barkon on their accomplishments!

Free Software for HPS Students!

Microsoft Office Available - Free!

If you have a student attending one of our schools, you can get the latest version of Microsoft Office FOR FREE! Read about the Microsoft Student Advantage Program in Hamden and find out how you can download copies onto up to 5 home devices.

Learn Keyboarding Skills!

Knowing how to type is an essential skill these days. Hamden offers free home access to the keyboarding program we use in school - Type2Learn. Follow the link to download a copy of Type2Learn for your home computer.

    • MonMay25 No School - Memorial Day
    • WedMay27 Dunbar Hill PTA Meeting 6:30 PM
    • FriMay29 Superintendent's Student of the Month Board of Education
    • MonJun01 Church Street PTA Meeting 6:00 PM
    • TueJun02 Operations Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • WedJun03 Curriculum Committee Meeting Board of Education

It is the mission of Hamden Public Schools to ensure all our students learn to the best of their potential each and every day they are entrusted to our care.

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