Dunbar Hill Elementary School

Welcome to Dunbar Hill School!

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Parent Information

Welcome to Dunbar Hill School!

Dunbar Hill's Summer Jaguar Camp will run June 28th to July 15th (Monday-Thursday 8:30-11:30 am) but will be held at Ridge Hill School (120 Carew Road, Hamden, CT 06517). There is no fee to attend camp!

Camp is open to all incoming Kindergartners through rising Sixth Graders.

The program includes:
Social-emotional learning
School-wide expectations
Enrichment Programs
Hands-on activities
Games and team building activities
Free breakfast and lunch
Free books
Fun and so much more

Fill out the form that was sent home or the one attached and return to Dunbar Hill by May 28th.

If you are having technology issues, click the box here.    For TECHNOLOGY HELP


Communication in both directions is very important during this challenging time.
As this unprecedented school year progresses, families will want to keep up-to-date on important information. To translate this and any other Hamden webpage, move your cursor to the lighter green bar at the top of the page and click the Translate link. Then choose the language in which you want the page translated. 
**(Para traducir esta y cualquier otra página web de Hamden, mueva el cursor a la barra verde más clara en la parte superior de la página y haga clic en el enlace Traducir. Luego elija el idioma que desee.) **

Keep informed:

  • You can text: 81010 with the message @lmrodrigue to sign up for Remind text alerts. 
  • Parents receive an email newsletter called Weekly Update from Principal Laura Rodriguez.  Please make sure your email address is on file with Mrs. Pommer, school secretary.
  • Please check your children's Google Classroom regularly, especially the Stream page. There is also information on this website and on the Hamden district pages that will help you through the year, from technology help to teacher contact to meal pickups. Please spend some time browsing these pages.
  • For your child's teacher's email, please check our Staff page on this Dunbar Hill website.
  • Be aware that 1-855-318-0291 is the Hamden Public Schools and Dunbar Hill all-call system to communicate important information such as emergency closings and other events.  If you can't take the call when it comes in, make sure to listen to the message.

When school is in person: Parents, please review this Daily Student Health Assessment checklist each day to make sure your child is safe to attend school. (English/Spanish)

2020-21 Specials Rotation Schedule

Specials classes -- Art, Music, PE, and Library/Media -- alternate through the grades for 3-week periods each trimester. Please check in your child's Google Classroom on their Classes page (see the 3-bar menu on the top left) to see the link to the Specials classroom and join on the correct date. This is for both hybrid and distance learners.
3rd trimester
3.       May 10 - May 28
4.       June 1 - June 21

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  View the Dunbar Hill School Parent Orientation

   slide presentation

   The Zoom meeting was held Thursday, August 20th beginning at 6 pm.

    Attendance will be taken every day whether your child is in school or at home.  Please help prepare your child for the safety practices, to make school safer and more comfortable for everyone.

If you have any questions, please email our principal, Laura Rodriguez at    lrodriguez@hamden.org 

Kindergarten Zoom Orientation - Wed. Sept 2nd - 2pm

Click here for the Dunbar Hill Kindergarten Orientation Slide Presentation 2020


Link to bus information from the district website