Student Accolades!

Hamden Students...

  • achieve academically at the highest levels.

  • win awards and recognition for their artwork, writing, creativity and athletics.

  • contribute to social action and community service efforts locally and worldwide.

Our students are amazing!


Some Recent Accomplishments!


Multiple Awards and Honors for Hamden Students at CT Technology Students Association (TSA) State Conference

Students from both HHS and HMS attended the 2019 TSA (Technology Student Association) CT State Conference on Saturday, March 23rd in West Hartford. Students competed in 19 STEM and leadership events. Hamden students made us proud, with HHS students winning first place in Structural Design, Web Master, and Forensic Science, and placing in the top three in Fashion Design, Dragster Design, Prepared Presentation, and Technical Problem Solving. Hamden Middle School students placed within the top 3 in Mass Production, Off the Grid, Coding, Technical Problem Solving, and VEX IQ Robotics. Seven students qualified to attend the 2019 National TSA Conference in Washington DC in June. Fantastic!!!!

In addition to  stellar performance in the categories, two HHS students were elected to top CT State TSA positions. Paige Campbell was elected as CT TSA President and Tyler Lam was elected as the CT TSA Vice President!

Congratulations to all our TSA students and their wonderful teachers.


Hamden World Language Students Win Medals at State Contest!

A big shout out to our secondary world language students and several heritage speakers who recently participated in the annual CT COLT Poetry Contest at Rockville High School in Vernon. 

Hamden students earned  a total of 7 medals reciting poetry in several languages including Arabic, German, Italian, Polish, and Spanish. 


Breaking Racial Barriers Through Spoken Poetry

Spring Glen sixth-grade teacher Mary Nelson and six students have been accepted as presenters at the Dismantling Systemic Racism: 2019 Conference on Race, Education & Success. The conference will take place on April 26th at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. 

The group will present SLAMimng Racism-Breaking racial barriers through spoken word poetry.  Ms. Nelson will be presenting the rationale for the poetry unit and conversations that evolved in her classroom after promoting student voices in this unit. Students will present their poems and lead round table discussions on how to facilitate important conversations about race.  

Third Grader at Spring Glen Wins Statewide Writing Contest

Congratulations to Spring Glen's very own Kathryn Suarez, who was among the 15 elementary, middle, and high school students from across Connecticut selected as winners of U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy's third annual 'Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Challenge. Read more about this prestigious award!