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Friday, April 11, 2014 - A day

SBAC testing for eighth grade will resume after spring recess.  View the schedule to see the times and dates of testing.

The State Champion Hamden High School Dance Team will hold an informational and try out sign up meeting at 6:30 PM, on Monday, April 21, in the HHS cafeteria. Contact Kathy Swillinger with questions - 203-675-6237.

This year's spring intramural, Ultimate Frisbee, will be offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting April 22.  Permission slips are available from Mr. Sgrigneri in Room 146.

The First Annual Periodic Table Challenge will be held on Wednesday, April 30.  Prizes will be awarded to the top three students who correctly memorize the most number of elements.  The challenge is open to both seventh and eighth grade students.  See Mr. Martins in Room 126 to register and to receive the rules.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in partnership with the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Hamden Youth Action Council and the HMS PTA, is presenting a Power of Parents Workshop on Thursday, April 24, at 7:00 PM, in the HMS Auditorium.

The "Byrd Challenge"  will be on Friday, April 25.  A bike will be given to a student who has not missed a homework assignment during marking periods 2 and 3.

The 2014 HMS Yearbook Sale has ended.  The price of the yearbook is now $36.  Order forms should be returned to Mr. DelGiudice in room 164.  Online orders, yearbooks only (no added options), can be placed up until to May 23.

Lunch Menu

Dates to Remember - April

Students of the Month  

Team Kim - Robert H. and Marilyn S.
Team LaVallee - Erynne B. and Gabi D. 
Team Mandel - Jalen G. and Carina S.
Team Peccini - Aiyanna M. and Emmanuel Y.
Team Perito - Fiona M. and Zora M.
Team Robinson - Carter R. and Julieanne H. 
Team Salters - Elijah R. and Kam'Ron Z.
Team Sgrigneri - Taylor K. and Steven D.
Team Simone - Alia'a N. and Nick G.
Team Stanton - Gavin T. and Aysia S.

After School Activities
All meetings are until 3:20 PM unless otherwise noted 

Tuesday, April 22
Student Ambassadors 
Ultimate Frisbee 

Wednesday, April 23
Girls Club
Ultimate Frisbee
Yearbook Club


Please call the Main Office at 203-407-3140 prior to visiting HMS.

Late buses are available only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Parents are asked to complete the registration/emergency form and return it to the Main Office.

Parents and guardians - Do you have an idea that could improve HMS? A problem involving the school that you can't seem to solve? Is there something about HMS that impressed you? We want to hear about it! Please fill out the Parent/Guardian Input Form and return it to the Main Office. 

Support the students of Hamden Middle School by joining the PTA!  Return completed membership forms and dues to the Main Office.

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Please read the district brochure about the Common Core State Standards, also available in Spanish.

Learn more about the Common Core.  Read the Parents' Guide to Student Success for Grade 7 (Spanish) or Grade 8 (Spanish).

Please read the state publication on the CCSS expectations for students and ideas for parents.

Directions to away games for all HMS sports are found on the CIAC website.  


Hamden Middle School

2623 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, Connecticut 06518

203-407-2100 (student absent/tardy line)

Dan Levy, Principal

Principal's Message

School Calendar

    • 04-16 No School - Spring Recess
    • 04-17 No School - Spring Recess
    • 04-18 No School - Spring Recess
    • 04-21 SBAC Testing - Gr 8
    • 04-22 SBAC Testing - Gr 8
    • 04-22 Baseball/Softball vs. Walsh of Branford - Home 3:45 PM
    • 04-23 SBAC Testing - Gr 8
    • 04-24 SBAC Testing - Gr 8
    • 04-24 Baseball/Softball vs. Shelton - Away 3:45 PM

60 Putnam Ave, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: 203 407 2000   Fax: 203 407 2001

The mission of Hamden Public Schools is 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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