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Hamden Middle School


Friday, October 17 - B day

Babysitter's Preparation Class

Hamden Adult Education is offering a Babysitter's Preparation Class for boys and girls 11-15 years old on Monday, October 20, and Monday, October 27, 6:30-9:30 PM.  Taught by a team of pediatric nurses, the class will cover the essentials of being a good babysitter.  Register online at http://www.hamdenadulted.org/coursecatalog or call 203-407-2028.

Free and Reduced Lunch

Students who have not returned their free and reduced lunch forms are now required to pay $2.70 for lunch each day.

Take 5

Please read the attached information from the Quinnipiac Valley Health District on how to reduce the spread of flu-like illness.

School Governance Council Election

Ballots are being sent home with every HMS student for the election to fill five openings for parent representatives on the school governance council.  Parents should select five candidates and return the ballot to the Main Office at Hamden Middle School by Friday, October 17, 2014.  Information on each candidate may be found on the School Governance Election page.

Club News

Any student interested in becoming a Student Ambassador should attend the first meeting after school on Tuesday, October 21, in Room 205.

Students interested in joining the Student Council should see Mrs. Sgrigneri in Room 156 for an application and attend the informational meeting on Tuesday, October 21.

Breast Cancer Awareness 

The Human Relations Club is asking students and staff to wear pink on Friday, October 24, for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Student Forum on Anger Management

Dr. Byrd is coordinating a forum entitled "How Do You Handle Your Anger?" on Wednesday, October 29, during second period (9:11-9:57).  Guest speakers will meet with individual classes to discuss the topic.  Parents are invited.

Superintendent's Blog

Read Superintendent Jody Goeler's blog at www.hamden.org/SuperBlog.

Students of the Month

Team Beckford - Jaala H. and Tristan A.
Team LaVallee - Gracie F. and EJ H.
Team Mule - Matthew B. and Monea M.
Team Perito - Dan L. and Queyara L.
Team Robinson - Celine G. and Daniel A.
Team Salters - Chaz C. and Nashali M.
Team Simone - Kamia B. and Pasquale D. 
Team Stanton - Christa L. and Muhammad S. 

Sports Report

The HMS Girls Soccer Team defeated Madison Tuesday, 7-1.  Brianna P. and Bella C. split time in goal to secure the win.  Goals were scored by Mairead R., Katie V., Keegan B., Libera C., and Ashlie R.  Impressive defense was supplied by Kameren S., Rebecca O., Alivia A., and Megan M.  Sam S., Lucy L., Alysia J., Hannah S., and Olivia S. also played well.

The HMS Boys Soccer Team defeated Madison Tuesday by a score of 7-1.  Michael L., Declan R., Raif H., and Garrett A. scored goals and Jordan P. added a hat trick.  Goalies Zach L. and Owen K. did an amazing job saving a number of difficult shots.  In extra time Trystan A. scored an eighth goal.

The Lady Dragons Volleyball Team lost to Guilford Tuesday in straight sets.  Julianna S. scored seven and Makaela J. had three kills.  Maya E. and Nany F. played well.

Club Meetings

All meetings are after school until 3:20 PM unless otherwise noted. 

Friday, October 17
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM

Saturday, October 18  
Stage Crew - 10 AM - 2 PM 

Monday, October 20
Girls Club
Jazz Band
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM

Tuesday, October 21
Best Buddies
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM
Student Ambassadors
Student Council
TSA – Verizon app and Vex members only
YES Club  

Wednesday, October 22
Homeroom Book Club – during Homeroom
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM
Yearbook – Gr 8

Friday, October 24
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM

Monday, October 27
Girls Club
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM
Trout Club

Tuesday, October 28
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM
TSA – all members

Wednesday, October 29
Homeroom Book Club – during Homeroom
Play Rehearsal – until 4 PM
Yearbook – All members


Lunch Menu

Hamden Middle School

2623 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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

Dan Levy, Principal

Principal's Message

School Calendar

  • October, 2014 Monday - October 20, 2014
    • Soccer vs. Bailey of West Haven boys-home girls-away 3:45 PM
    Tuesday - October 21, 2014
    • Volleyball vs. Amity of Bethany - home 3:45 PM
    Wednesday - October 22, 2014
    • Football vs. Fair Haven - home 3:45 PM
    Thursday - October 23, 2014
    • Soccer vs. Amity of Bethany boys-away girls-home 3:45 PM
    • Volleyball vs. Melillo of East Haven - home 3:45 PM
    Tuesday - October 28, 2014
    • Soccer vs. Amity of Orange - boys-away girls-home 3:45 PM
    • Volleyball vs. Shelton - away 3:45 PM
    Wednesday - October 29, 2014
    • Football vs. Betsy Ross Arts Magnet - home 3:45 PM
    • Soccer vs. North Haven girls-away 3:45 PM
    Thursday - October 30, 2014
    • Picture Retake Day
    • Soccer vs. New Haven boys-away 3:45 PM
    • Volleyball vs. Adams of Guilford - away 3:45 PM
    • HMS Play - "30 Reasons Not to be in a Play" 7:30 PM
  • November, 2014 Saturday - November 1, 2014
    • HMS Play - "30 Reasons Not to be in a Play" 7:30 PM
    Sunday - November 2, 2014
    • HMS Play - "30 Reasons Not to be in a Play" 2:00 PM

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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