Virtual Bulletin Board

E-cigarettes & Youth Vaping Presentation

This school year, youth vaping is as big an issue as ever, especially given the growing mental health challenges for our kids. Behind the bright colors and sweet flavors of e-cigarettes are harmful chemicals and nicotine addiction.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 | 12:00PM EST
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Join the presentation for everything parents need to know to help kids avoid or quit vaping.

Presented by PAVe and the Hub

Hamden Schools  Invention Convention

The Hamden Public School science department is proud to offer all elementary school children the opportunity to participate in the Hamden Schools Invention Convention.

Want to find out more about how your child can get involved? 

The parent informational session will be held on December 7th from 6:15 – 7:00 at Hamden Middle School.
Please RSVP to Shelby Irwin at  sheirwin@hamden.org or Lisa Kingston at lkingston@hamden.org by December 1st.

Student Google Classroom info here

Hamden's Silverbells Holiday Festival

Bring the kids and enjoy free Lunch with Mr. Claus, Hayrides, Holiday Crafts, Caroling, Puppet Show, Vendors, Tree Lighting, Pictures with Santa and So Much More!

December 10, 2022
1-5pm
Thornton Wilder Hall 
Hamden Library/ Town Center Park 2901 Dixwell Ave.

Film Screening

Region 2's Substance Use Resource Guide Entity (SURGE), QVHD & the Wheeler Clinic presents Tipping the Pain Scale, a feature documentary film following individuals grappling with addiction in their communities and how this crisis is being handled.

December 13th from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
All are encouraged to attend!

Register here to get a link to the free movie

 

New FREE DRCT Special Education Clinic

Free Education Rights Clinic

  • Open only to students and families of students with disabilities, including students with special education needs or 504 plans
  • Talk with advocates, law students, and attorneys in virtual meetings
  • DRCT staff will answer questions

Request an appointment today-email ed.clinic@disrightsct.org or call 860-310-1993 or register here.

Reading Skills Online Programs

Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering online programs for students of all ages to become better readers. 

For more information or to register, call 1-800-715-2808

Open Gym

We Are the Village is hosting an after-school open gym for 2022-2023 school year at 60 Putnam Avenue.

Hours: Monday-Friday 2:30pm-6:00pm

Registration is required. 

Special Education and 504 Software Change

On July 1, 2022, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) required each town in the state to transition to a new software program, Connecticut Special Education Data System (CT-SEDS), which would accommodate all new Individualized Education Plans and 504 Plans moving forward.

More information here