A new partnership with nearby Edgerton Park has the school’s youngest learners interacting with the outdoors and honing their “animal senses” as yet another initiative in support of the Early Childhood Program’s nature-based curriculum.
The 31 members of the sixth-grade class are “bonded by music,” according to Lower School Director Lorri Carroll. As such, it seems appropriate that their sixth-grade graduation ceremony last week included a performance that concluded with all of them splaying their jazz hands!
There were sea chanties sung and whale tales spun, all during a festival infused with learning. The biennial Mystic Festival was a crowd pleaser as fourth- and fifth-graders showed off their prowess of all things maritime via games, activities, and artwork.
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.