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Hamden Middle School

From the Main Office...


Access to Parent Portal will be disabled to those who owe financial obligations to the school in accordance with Board of Education Policy 6161.2 (a).  Students impacted by this policy will receive obligation letters in lieu of marking period report cards.

Obligations may include:

  • Students who have dues or fees not cleared during the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Students who have an outstanding balance for lunch money borrowed from the main office.
  • Students who have not submitted an emergency form.
  • Students who have unresolved registration issues.
  • Students who have library obligations in the form of unreturned and/or overdue books and textbooks. 

Fines can be satisfied  in the Main Office.

7th Grade Points System

Beginning Tuesday, January 16th, all of our 7th grade students will begin a points system to further encourage students to make good choices.  See attached flyer for details.

Daily Announcements


Flu Guidelines for Parents/Guardians

Please see the attached flier for information about how to protect yourself and others during flu season.

Peer Orientation

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 27th after school in the Media Center.  Please bring your signed permission slips.  See Ms. Domurad or Ms. Salerno if you cannot attend.

Student Council Meeting

Student Council Meeting Tuesday, February 27th after school in Room 132.


All meetings will take place after school in Room 164.

Meeting Schedule:


 Vex Robotics

All meetings will take place after school in Room 164.

Meeting Schedule:

  • Tuesday, January 23rd


All meetings will take place after school in Room 164.

Meeting Schedule:

HMS Apparel

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

Students of the Month

Congratulations to the January Students of the Month!

7th Grade

Team DeCarter: Anna W. and Adam H.
Team Mule: Michael L. and Sylvia C.
Team Symo: Garett S. and  Gabrielle S.
Team Perito: TBD
Team Pioneer: Gage H.

8th Grade

Team Morello: Evan B. and Olivia M.
Team Rocco: Sydney T. and Helen B.
Team LaVallee: Muhammad N. and Christina L.
Team Sgrigneri: Cassidy M. and Daniel M.
Team Navigator: Nate R.

Spain Immersion Program

 Spain Immersion Program - Are you interested in traveling to Spain and being immersed in the language and culture?  HMS students will travel to Spain: April 2018 (Spring Session).  HHS students will travel to Spain: End June-Early July 2018 (TBD).  Applicants must complete the application form along with 2 teacher recommendations. Click here for more information. Once all 3 forms are complete, attach and send them in an e-mail to Ms. Lapman at elapman@hamden.org.  If you have any questions regarding the application documents or the entire process, please contact Ms. Torruellas at HHS, Ms. Mira-Keenan at HMS, or Ms. Lapman at (203) 407-2205.  Application FormCharacter ReferenceTeacher Recommendation.

Support HMS!

Shop Rite & Stop and Shop Loyalty Cards

Register your ShopRite and Stop and Shop loyalty cards to benefit HMS. (These loyalty cards are the ones that you show when you check out, to get the sale prices.)  Both stores reward HMS with points every time you shop.  There is NO COST TO FAMILIES.  Those points translate into dollars or school equipment at the end of the school year.  Together, we can raise THOUSANDS of dollars for our students and school just by registering our cards.  You may register your cards directly online at each store website. 

**If you would like us to register your Shoprite card for you, simply email your Price Plus card number to hamdenmiddlepta@gmail.com and we’ll register it for you** 

ShopRite PricePlus Cards
ShopRite Plus Cards must be registered EACH school year.  You can enter your PricePlus card number here: http://www.shopriteforeducation.com/cards/

Our school code is: 50054

Stop and Shop
Stop and Shop do NOT have to re-register each year, only once.  To sign up your Stop and Shop card to benefit Hamden Middle School, click this link:


 Thank you!

Reporting an Absence

Need to Report a Student Absence?

To report an absence, please call our Attendance Hotline at (203) 407-2100 or email hmsattendance@hamden.org.

School Supplies

We've provided the suggested list of supplies your child will need for the 2017-2018 school year. View the 2017 HMS Student Supply lists.

Student Agenda/Handbook

The Student Handbook contains important information for parents and students, including academic and behavioral expectations.  The Handbook may be accessed and downloaded by clinking this link.  It may be printed upon request in the main office.

Honor Roll

Sorry for the delay! We've had a few glitches in getting our Honor Roll lists posted - thank you for your patience and congratulations to our honored students! View our Honor Roll.

Join the HMS PTA for 2017-18

The Middle School PTA Needs You!
Members, Volunteers and Board Members needed to make our children’s time at the Middle School successful and fun! Be a part of your child’s education.
Please join us!  Everyone is welcome! 
You can sign-up for the PTA by going to this attached link.
If more information is necessary, please email Mr. Levy.

Parent Portal

The Parent Portal is a great way parents and students to stay on top of assignments and attendance. Before using the Parent Portal, you must register and receive login credentials. The links below are links to bring you to Parent Portal registration pages. 

Once registered, log into the Parent Portal. Please note that you can also access the Parent and Student Portals through this site's QUICK LINKS button (top of the page), by clicking on the page named Parent Portal. 

School Governance Announcement

If you are a parent/guardian of an HMS student, and are interested in becoming involved in School Governance, please see the attached form.

  • The HMS School Governance Council has established that no student may participate in interscholastic athletics, school plays or musicals, school dances, or end of the year class trips or awards ceremonies if s/he has unexcused absences in excess of 10% of the child’s school year at the time of the event.  Absences from school may only be excused according to the guidelines established by the State Board of Education listed in your child's HMS Student Handbook.
** The HMS School Governance Council would like to thank all HMS families for supporting their efforts to improve student attendance by observing our new procedures this year. **

    General Information

    Bus Routes/Schedules

    Find out when and where your child needs to be to catch the bus! HMS Bus Routes and Schedules

    Visiting HMS

    All visitors are required to enter HMS through the main entrance by the bus loop.  School hours are from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  All visitors to HMS are reminded that they may be required to present a photo ID upon request.

    Hamden Middle School

    2623 Dixwell Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06518. 

    Fax: 203-407-3141

    Daniel Levy, Principal

    Assistant Principals

    Barbara Perrotti7th Grade
    Jessica Coffey, 8th Grade 





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    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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