Hamden Middle School

Welcome to Hamden Middle School

In-Person Hybrid Learning Resumed Tuesday, January 19th

Hybrid 1 (HB1): A-K;
Hybrid 2 (HB2): L-Z

Hybrid Learning Bell Schedule

Effective Tuesday, January 19th


Stay Informed!

Keep current with the latest updates from Principal Coogan and our HMS community. 

Principal Coogan's Newsletter: The Dragon's Tale

Stay informed about upcoming events, the 2020-21 school year, and daily life at HMS by reading Principal Coogan's informative weekly newsletter.  

Missed our HMS Informational Webinar? 

Watch It Here

On Thursday, September 3rd, Principal Coogan and members of our HMS faculty hosted an informational webinar about the 2020-21 school year. 
Missed it? Not to worry: you can watch it by clicking this link.

Girls Basketball is Cancelled for Monday, March 8th

Calling all Baseball & Softball Players...

Registration for spring sports is now open through FamilyID.

Click Here for Athletics: Sign-Up, Info & Links

School Picture Pick-Up

If you ordered school pictures, they are available for pick-up in the Main Office from 8AM to 3PM, Monday through Friday.  No need to make an appointment, just come in during those times.

Missed Picture Day?  Not to worry...  

The Picture Day Snaps @Home lets families upload an image and place it on a Lifetouch background. 
For this school year, it is a really cool way for all to enjoy a school picture day experience, all while from home!

 How it Works:
1. Download the Shutterfly app from your mobile phone;
2. Select a picture package (starting @ $4.99);
3. Smile! Snap a quick pic;
4. Customize your image with your favorite background;
5. Order your picture package (a digital image is then automatically loaded into your Shutterfly photo album);
6. Email your high-resolution digital image to your yearbook advisor.

YOUniquely Me! Virtual Empowerment Program

When:  Mondays & Wednesdays, March 15th-April 21st
Who: Grades 7 & 8
Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM

Click Here for Application Criteria

Click Here to Apply


Connect (Virtually!) with a Hamden Middle School Social Worker


Reporting an Absence

 Need to report an absence?  
  • Grade 7: Call 203-407-7207
  • Grade 8: Call 203-407-7180

Report an Absence via Email

Important Dates

For a complete list of events, including athletic events, please visit the calendar page from the HMS black and white banner.

Students Leaving HPS for the 2020-2021 School Year

If your child is NOT attending Hamden High School next year (and you are 100% sure of this), please complete the attached withdrawal form.  This completed form can be emailed to gcolburn@hamden.org or mailed to HMS Attn: Gayle Colburn.

This form gives HMS permission to send all of your child’s records to their new school at the end of the year.

Girls & Boys Basketball to begin Weds. Feb. 17th

Girls & Boys basketball will take place in the gym, from 3PM to 4:45PM. 

Students must:

  • Supply their own round-trip transportation;
  • Bring water and a mask.

Girls: Mondays & Wednesdays  
Boys: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Questions about this program?  Contact Mr. Mandel, our HMS Athletic Director.

Class of 2025: Guide to Choosing the Right High School for YOU

Attention 8th graders & families: High school is just around the corner. View this guide to explore your options. Questions?  Email Ms. Andrea Mitchell, 8th grade School Counselor. 

HMS School Spirit

Interested in showing your Dragon Pride?  You can purchase HMS apparel from Hamden High School's award-winning DECA club.  Click the attached link for information.