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Spring Glen School

Spring Glen Elementary

"Spring Glen Happenings"

Click  to find out what's happening this week.

Don't forget: Friday, April 13th is now an Early Dismissal Day.

The "letters" for the last days of school are as follows:  Monday June 11- B day,  Tuesday, June 12- D day,   Wednesday, June 13- E day,   Thursday, June 14- B day,   Friday, June 15- A day,   Monday June 18- B day,   Tuesday, June 19- E day,   Wednesday, June 20- A day, and   Thursday, June 21- D day.

The last 3 days of school, June 19, 20, and 21 are all half days.

The last day for media is June 13.  All library books must be returned by that date. 

 

 "Novel Engineering" in the Media Center with Fifth Grade

Students read about a problem a character was having in the novel, "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing." (Fudge, the trouble-making 2 year old brother of Peter, wouldn't keep his hands off Peter's turtle, Dribble).  They worked in groups to design, build, test, and present inventions for a "Fudge-proof" turtle tank. Their inventions were amazingly creative and effective! Check out the Library Media Center page for a short video of the fifth grade engineers at work.

 

Practicing typing from home is now even easier:

Simply go on www.typetolearn.com and use the Hamden account code:  149494.  For more information, go to the Library Media Center page of the Spring Glen website and click on Type to Learn on the left menu.

Please join us in congratulating our school's Hamden Heroes: Art teacher- Pat Sullivan and Fourth Grader- Olivia Freer

                                                                                  



Please take a moment to sign up for the Stop and Shop APlus School Rewards program. Click on the link and click Register my Card. Then, click Spring Glen School and confirm. This really helps our school. Even if you registered in the past, you need to do it again each school year.


2017-2018 Hamden School Calendar


 

Breakfast is available every morning at Spring Glen for all students, but it must be ordered ahead of time. For information, see the flyer.

+ Go to the School Life page to see more photos of our events.
+ Newsletters are archived here, on the About Us page.
+ CURRENT CAFETERIA MENUS
DEMYSTIFYING THE COMMON CORE – This GreatSchools site aims to make the new K-­‐5 standards accessible to parents and others via brief videos for each grade level: http://www.greatschools.org/gk/milestones/

SPRING GLEN PTA AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES - The After-School Activities program needs a volunteer (or volunteers) to oversee after-school programming for next year. If interested, contact the PTA.

SCHOOL ENTRY & DISMISSAL -

Doors open at 8:30 AM and student walkers from grades K - 6 will enter through the front door. Do not drop off your child at the school before 8:30 am, as there is no adult supervision.   

DISMISSAL REMINDERS:
Bus:  If your child usually takes the bus and you do not want your child taking the bus home on a specific day , please make sure you write a note.  Without a note your child will be placed on the bus. 
Walkers:  Parents, please form a line and wait for your child to be dismissed to you for the safety of everyone!  If your child is a walker we are asking you to wait for dismissal.  Please do not come into the office to pick up your child between 3:15 PM and 3:30 PM. 
  • Grades K and 1 will be dismissed from the lower level at 3:25 PM
  • Grades 2 and 3 will be dismissed through the main doors at 3:30 PM
  • Grades 4, 5 and 6 will be dismissed through the side doors near the playground at 3:34 PM
Should you need to pick up your child early, please send in a note. If you have not sent in a note and cannot pick up your child before 3:15, please wait until regular dismissal times as it is very disruptive to the dismissal process to call students out of class between 3:15 and 3:30.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

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Website last updated - August 2, 2017.

Spring Glen Elementary

1908 Whitney Avenue,
Hamden, CT 06517
(203) 407-2045
Fax: (203) 407-2048

Howard Hornreich, Principal 


Spring Glen Calendar 

  • 04/24
    • Field trip to Mahan Planetarium- 5th grade-Irwin and Amodio
  • 05/01
    • Yale Center for British Art- second grade
    05/02
    • Field Trip to Hamden Town Hall- Ms. Bradley's class
    • Photo Retakes and Staff Photo
    • Third Grade Field Trip 9:15 AM
    • New Haven Reads- Mrs. Rosenberg's class 9:30 AM

It is the mission of Hamden Public Schools to ensure all our students learn to the best of their potential each and every day they are entrusted to our care.

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