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Spring Glen School

Spring Glen Elementary

"Spring Glen Happenings"

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Parent nominations are now being accepted for Hamden's 2018-19 Talented and Gifted (TAG) Program. You may nominate your child by completing the Parent/Guardian TAG Nomination Form.  Please refer to the home page of the Hamden Public School website for more information.
Parents of sixth graders- click on this link for information about parent orientation and registration for Hamden Middle School:

Parent Orientation Meeting for Incoming 2018 Grade 7 students 

**Kindergarten Registration: March 22 from 5:30-7:30, March 23 and 26 from 1:30-3:30 at your child's designated elementary school.**

 "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.
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.


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.   

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 

  • 02/26
    • Miss CT Assembly 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Kindergarten- Yale Art Gallery 9:30 AM
  • 03/05
    • HMS-World Languages presentation- 6th grade 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Cultural Arts Assembly
    • Art Night 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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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