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Hamden Hall Country Day School
Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12

Lower School News

List of 5 news stories.

  • 'Faerie-Sized' Art Magic Engages Lower School Art Students

    Whimsical and “whee” artistic decorations are carefully being handcrafted in the Lower School Art Cottage as first-grade students and their sixth-grade buddies prepare for the Wee Faerie House Village exhibit at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme this October.
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  • The sixth-grade class received their diplomas during their graduation ceremony.

    Sixth-Grade Graduates Advance to Middle School

    A great sense of celebration was in the air as our sixth-grade students took a big step and paraded into the Taylor Arts Performing Center for their graduation ceremony.
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  • Mrs. Dixon with her fourth-grade students.

    Sara Dixon Day Celebrates Longtime Educator

    Seas of blue attire and roaring cheers could be seen and heard in the Taylor Performing Arts Center as the Lower School community hosted a special assembly celebrating Grade 4 teacher Sara Dixon as she will be retiring at the end of the school year.
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  • Fourth-grade students and teacher Emily Schimelman with Tony the Trucker.

    Tony the Trucker Visits Fourth Grade

    Big wheels and the sound of a truck horn could be heard rolling through the Hamden Hall campus as special guest Anthony Spero, a.k.a. “Tony the Trucker,” visited his fourth-grade buddies and provided a tour of his freight truck.
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  • Sixth-grade students performing Could You Hug a Cactus in their end of year performance.

    Sixth-Grade Gets Poetic in Musical Performance

    Sixth-grade students turned a collection of whimsical poems from the book, Could You Hug a Cactus?, into a musical showcase during a recent performance in the Taylor Performing Arts Center.
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Did You Know?

Our Lower School classrooms have a 7:1 student-to-teacher ratio. In our PreSchool through Kindergarten classrooms the student-to-teacher ratio is 6:1.
Our Lower School students spend at least 160 minutes per week engaged in physical education, and our Grade 6 students participate in Middle School athletics.
Students in Kindergarten through Grade 6 explore the arts - both the performing arts and visual arts - for 140 minutes each week!
 

Views from the Lower School

  • End-of-Year Slideshow

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  • Grade 1 Planting Seeds of Kindness

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  • A Million Dreams - Reading with Mrs. Wilonski

    A Million Dreams - Reading with Mrs. Wilonski

    A Million Dreams - Reading with Mrs. Wilonski

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  • First Day of School 2021

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  • 6th Grade Graduation 2021

    6th Grade Graduation 2021

    6th Grade Graduation 2021

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  • Living History Museum Commercial

    Living History Museum Commercial

    Living History Museum Commercial

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  • Maypole Assembly

    Maypole Assembly 2021

    Maypole Assembly

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  • At The Game Virtual Band Performance

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  • "What A Wonderful Life" Grade 2 Signing

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  • JA in a Day 2020

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  • Chinese New Year 2020

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  • STEM Family Night 2020

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