February marked the month-long celebration of Black History Month and the Hamden Hall community partook in activities, discussions, readings, and a special luncheon that gave students the opportunity to dive deeper into history and learn more about the people and events who shaped our nation.
A recent English class for sixth-grade students took an unexpected turn as teacher Patrick Yeoman walked through the door dressed as Socrates for an enriching learning experience. Students partook in a Socratic Seminar for their current reading of Among The Hidden by author Margaret Peterson Haddix.
While most are too dangerous to view up close, active volcanoes make for interesting conversations and, in classrooms, science projects. Second-grade students carried out their own volcanic eruptions in a recent hands-on STEM activity.
The beloved world of fairy tales turned upside down as fourth-grade students offered a new perspective full of fun anecdotes and modern twists on the traditional telling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood in their cross-curricular stage production of Twisted Tales.
How do little monsters understand feelings and emotions? First-grade students turned that question into a vibrant and fun production as they performed their own telling of the book, The Color Monster, by author Anna Llenas. First-graders performed on the stage in our Taylor Performing Arts Center in front of their families and fellow Lower School students.
Hamden Hall Country Day School is a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence by understanding each child and fostering their individual growth.