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Plan to attend Hamden's first Family University on October 18! Hamden Family University offers parents and others an opportunity to gain valuable skills and knowledge about topics important to raising happy, healthy and successful kids! Contact your child's school for more details!
Congratulations to Dunbar Hill 3rd grade teacher Stacey Albertson, who was selected by the Connecticut State Department of Education to the Connecticut Dream Team! The Dream Team consists of extraordinary teachers who serve as teacher leaders, developing resources and working to enhance teaching and learning throughout the state.
Students participating in the SAILS this summer enjoyed a trip aboard the Amistad before the vessel left its home in New Haven for New London's Sail Fest.
Church Street School welcomes Stacie D'Antonio as their new principal, while Howard Hornreich moves to Spring Glen School to assume the top position there. We hope both of these wonderful administrators a warm welcome in their new schools.

Tech Spotlight

We are thrilled to be part of the Microsoft Advantage Program, which allows all students attending one of our schools to download the newest version of Microsoft Office for free! Look under the TEACHING & LEARNING tab above, then select INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY to get all the details. Also - don't forget: We offer our families a free download of our district typing program - Type to Learn! You can get information to download Type to Learn in the INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY section of this Website.

Academics

K-3 classes will begin the 2014-15 school year with new language arts curriculum. The new curriculum addresses the Common Core Standards and includes a greater emphasis on non-fiction reading and writing. Similar new curriculum is being piloted for grades 4-6, with full implementation expected in 2015-16.

Upcoming Events

    • MonSep01 No School - Labor Day
    • TueSep02 Operations Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • ThuSep04 PTA Council Meeting 60 Connelly Parkway
    • MonSep08 PTSA Meeting 7:00 PMHamden High School
    • TueSep09 Board of Educaton Meeting Board of Education
    • TueSep09 Finance 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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