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Due to the predicted storm on 11/26, schools will close one hour earlier than the already scheduled early dismissal. Dismissal times for 11/26 are: HHS 10:30 AM, HMS 11:00 AM, Church St/Dunbar Hill/Helen Street/Shepherd Glen 11:34 AM, Bear Path/Ridge Hill/Spring Glen/West Woods 12:04 PM, HCLC 10:00 AM, Alice Peck – extended & all-day preschool 11:15 AM, Alice Peck- ½ day preschool, morning classes dismiss at 10:15, afternoon classes are cancelled. Click on the title (New Early Dismissal Times - Weds. 11/26) for more information. Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!
On December 2 at 6:00pm, Hamden High School will host an information session for parents of children who will be 9th graders in the 2015-16 school year. During the session, parents will learn about course offerings, schedules, sports, arts, extra-curricular activities and supports specifically designed to help our freshmen succeed as they transition to high school. For more information, contact Ass't Principal Paul Giansanti at 203-407-2040 ext 5050.
The HHS Girls Badminton Team is the new state champ! In addition, Zara Ahmed won the singles championship and YooJin Yoon & Helena Burgueno won the doubles. Congrats to Coach Feldman and her amazing team!
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.)
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 (beginning October 9) from 7:30-8:30. Visit the Superintendent's Office page under DISTRICT INFORMATION for details!
Did you know all students attending one of our schools can download the newest version of Microsoft Office for free! Click the title of this news post to get all the details!

Shepherd Glen Changes Planned

Hamden Board of Education Approves Changes to Improve Drop Off and Pick Up Areas at Shepherd Glen

The Board of Education recently approved a plan to improve safety and better accommodate for student drop off and pick up in front of Shepherd Glen Schoo on Skiff Street Extension.

Due to weather and other logistical obsticles, these changes cannot be implemented until Spring 2015, but Board members are committed to working with Hamden Police and other town offices and officials to assure that actions are taken to improve the current situation even before these changes can be made. A BIG thanks goes to all the parents, Board members, Hamden Public Schools' administration and other concerned citizens for their committment and efforts to resolve this important issue.

Proud of our Middle School Students!

Hamden Public Works and HMS - A Wonderful Partnership!

While our middle school students learn about the environment and the importance of trees to their lives, Hamden becomes a bit greener! This video (created by HMS English teacher Kaye Colello and science teacher Danny Martins) captures some of the students’ work in developing a reclaimed portion of the Hamden Transfer Station land into an outdoor learning classroom.  The video includes the planting of a white oak (CT’s state tree) at the transfer station.









 

HMS Engineering Students Create Solar Powered Cars!

These 8th grade girls explain and demonstrate what they have learned in Mr. Brough's Engineering class.

 

    • WedNov26 Early Dismissal
    • ThuNov27 No School - Thanksgiving
    • FriNov28 No School - Thanksgiving
    • TueDec02 Operations Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • WedDec03 Curriculum Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • ThuDec04 PTA Council Meeting Hamden Middle School - Media Center

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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