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Due to poor road conditions as a result of last night's storm, all Hamden Public Schools will be closed today, Monday, March 2, 2015. This includes Adult Education. There will be no after school activities and no transportation will be provided. Offices will be open as usual.
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!
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)!
Preschool at Alice Peck Early Learning Center has immediate openings for 4 year old Hamden residents. Hamden Preschool classes are taught by certified teachers and prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond. The program operates daily from 8:30am-3:30pm and follows our school calendar. Cost is based on a sliding scale, according to income. For more information, call 203-407-2010.
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!
The Quinnipiac Valley Health Department has published a great tip sheet for helping everyone stay healthy. Take a look and consider reviewing the tips with your family members. We want everyone in our community to be happy and healthy! (Click the title to download the flyer.)

Parents: You'll Want to See This!

Attend Hamden’s 9th Annual Earth Day Celebration! 

Join in the fun on Saturday, April 18 at Hamden Middle School from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. No registration necessary.


Hamden Family University - March 21st, 8:30-1:00

Parents, grandparents, guardians: Please join us for Hamden Family University - a great chance to learn about strategies and resources to help students be successful! Visit our Hamden Family University Page for registration forms and more information! Childcare is available (but you have to sign up in advance) ... come to Hamden Middle School for a great day of fun, learning, food and prizes - and it's all FREE!


Superintendent's Proposed 2015-16 Budget

Superintendent of Schools Jody Goeler presented his proposed 2015-16 budget to the Board of Education on February 3, 2015.  View the presentation


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 Interesting Links!

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

Hamden Students In the News!

HHS Student YooJin Yoon Named Regional Finalist in Scholars Competition!

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!


HMS Girls Basketball Star Amber Lee In the Spotlight!

Amber Lee is one of the players on our Hamden Middle School's girls basketball team. Every day, Amber demonstrates by her actions, athletic skills and attitude what school sports are all about!  WTNH recently ran a great story about this remarkable young student-athlete. Read about and watch the news story at Sports Edge! 


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.

    • MonMar02 Finance Committee - Budget Workshop 6:00 PMBoard Room
    • TueMar03 Operations Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • WedMar04 Curriculum Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • ThuMar05 PTA Council Meetint Hamden Middle School - Media Center
    • MonMar09 PTSA Meeting 7:00 PMHamden High School
    • TueMar10 Board of Education Board of Education Meeting

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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