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Hamden High School

Hamden High School
2040 Dixwell Avenue
(203) 407-2040
(203) 407-2041 fax 

Nadine GannonPrincipal


HHS House Information

Sleeping Giant House
Paul Giansanti
Assistant Principal
All Freshmen  


Whitney House
Dr. Clydette Messiah 
Assistant Principal 
Last names A - F (10 - 12) 


Quinnipiac House
Laura Rodriguez 
Assistant Principal
Last names G - Op (10 - 12)  


Washburn House
Darce DeCosta
Assistant Principal
Last names Oq - Z (10 - 12)   


Lisa Crandall 
Assistant Principal                                                                                                  

Daily Announcements

Friday, January 20

Senior portraits are scheduled for after school on Monday, January 23. Exact appointment times are posted outside Room B107.

If you are interested in joining the HHS Bowling Club, please sign up in C311 or speak to Mrs. Rodriguez. We will begin bowling at Johnson's Lanes at the Hamden Plaza in February!

Events & Additional Information

European Travel Club 2018 Trip Announcement:  The European Travel Club is now planning their 2018 spring break trip to Italy/Germany/Switzerland with Educational First Travel Co (EFTours.com). This all inclusive travel program is open to any HHS student grades 9-12 in good academic and behavioral standing. Please join us for a parent/student information session for the 2018 trip on Thursday, January 26 at 6:30 PM in Room B106. For additional information, click HERE or contact Cathy Teulings cteulings@hamden.org or Laura Rodriguez lrodriguez@hamden.org 

National Honor Society members are available for tutoring!  Whether it is to prepare for midterms or to improve in a class, use the link to schedule a tutor!

Please order your Cap & Gown on Thursday, February 9 from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM in the Main Office Lobby, $27.00 (CASH ONLY). EXTRA TASSELS AVAILABLE.

The Green Dragon Update

Principal Gannon's Dragon Update

Monday, January 23: Semester 2 begins

Wednesday, January 25: 9th & 10th grade music recital in the music room @ 7:00 PM

Thursday, January 26: Half Day for Students

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT: Tuesday, February 7 (Snow date - Feb. 8) Join us in the HHS Auditorium @ 7:00 PM for an amazing evening of music that is highlighted by many student solos, duets, and small ensembles!  You will also hear from the HHS band, orchestra, chorus, and jazz big bands.


School Counseling Corner: 

Parents: Expect the course catalog in the coming weeks as we prepare for the 2017-2018 school year.

Senior parents, please use the following link to check for scholarships available to Hamden students. https://connection.naviance.com/hamden


Upcoming (Home) Athletic Events: 

Saturday, January 21: Boys Ice Hockey vs. Notre Dame-West Haven (Home) 2:30PM; Girls Ice Hockey vs West Haven-SHA (Home) 12:30PM

Monday, January 23: Boys Basketball vs. West Haven (Home) 7:00PM

Tuesday, January 24: Boys Swimming & Diving vs. West Haven (Home) 4:00PM

Wednesday, January 25: Girls Ice Hockey vs Stamford-Westhill-Staples (Home) 7:00PM; Girls Basketball vs. Cheshire (Home) 7:00PM

Friday, January 27: Girls Basketball vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Home) 7:00PM

Saturday, January 28: Girls Gymnastics vs. Daniel Hand, New Milford (Away-Polson Gymnasium/DHHS Campus) 10:30AM

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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