During the week of April 13, the Hamden Legislative Council will begin meeting to discuss various aspects of the Town's 2020-21 budget. The Board of Education will present its budget during that time. View the Board of Education's Proposed Budget for 2020-21
We appreciate the support of our community throughout the budget process. Find out more about the budget process in Hamden.
On Thursday April 9th, Whitson's School Nutrition and Hamden Public Schools will be providing families with four days worth of breakfast and lunch meals.This is because there will be no meal service on April 10th, Good Friday.
Bagged meals for the 4 days will be separated in our eco-friendly plastic grocery bags (one bag for breakfast items, one for lunch items). As our normal custom has been, families may requests as many meals as they have children under the age of 18 in their household.
We will resume normal service beginning Monday, April 13th. Even though it's Spring break, food service will continue throughout the week.
Chicken nuggets, pizza, mac and cheese... how does that sound? Starting April 1, Hamden is pleased to add heat-at-home foods to our take-away meal program. Our breakfast and lunch program will include new fully-cooked food options that can be heated at home. Sandwiches are yummy - but variety is the spice of life!
Fresh fruit and veggies are also included in the food options available.
The take-away meals are available at our five food distribution locations: Church Street School, Ridge Hill School, Hamden Middle School, Hamden High School, and the Keefe Center. Meals are available Monday-Friday, from 9:00-12:00 for any child 18 years of age or younger.
Here's a copy of the upcoming menu. Help us spread the word - we want to keep our kids happy and healthy!
As you know, all Hamden Public Schools are closed due to the Coronavirus. Although essential staff may be in our buildings, our schools and central office are currently closed to the public.
Related to school meals, breakfast and lunch are available Monday - Friday, from 9:00-12:00 each morning at Hamden High, Hamden Middle and Church Street Schools. Any child 18 years and younger is eligible for these meals, which can be picked up by students or parents/guardians.
We have created a page to provide Hamden Public Schools updates during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please regularly check www.Hamden.org/Coronavirus for current information affecting the Hamden Public Schools community.
Guess who started off her week by visiting Helen Street 2nd graders on Monday, March 2? Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro! What a treat to have Congresswoman DeLauro explain about our government and how she represents over 750,000 of us in Connecticut!
While Congresswoman DeLauro was at Helen Street (her cousins went to Helen Street School, by the way!), she read to us a book called "Grace Goes to Washington." She tied the book into the transition from Black History month in February to Woman's History month in March. This book is an interesting story about a girl named Grace who applies to her own school what she has learned about the US's three branches of government. Just before she left, Congresswoman DeLauro gave Mr. Lorenzo the book (which she inscribed) to add to our Helen Street media center collection. Now all the children in our school can enjoy it!
Thank you Congresswoman DeLauro! You are a wonderful teacher and welcome to visit us anytime! Oh yeah, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!! (We hope you like the card we made for you!)