As the new academic year begins, Upper School students were welcomed back to campus and treated to a special assembly presentation in Taylor Gymnasium by guest speaker Khentrul Lodro T'haye Rinpoche, Tibetan Monk and author of The Power of Mind: A Tibetan Monk’s Guide to Finding Freedom in Every Challenge.
Earlier this year, Hamden Hall was selected by the College Board as one of 63 schools nationwide to pilot a new course, AP African American Studies, with Director of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity Dr. Lisa Hill at the helm. Now the pilot program has launched for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The musical showcasing of Hamden Hall’s Music Department continues its path of excellence as senior Cooper DeGirolomo and junior Monte Meng have earned spots in the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Choir Ensemble in their respective vocal parts.
Loud applauses and cheers from family and friends marked the celebration of the 110th Commencement as the soon-to-be graduates dressed in white caps and gowns walked across the stage and received their diplomas.
As live music pumped through the amplifiers and pop-up, club-sponsored tables decked the grounds, Upper School students and families enjoyed the afternoon at MayFest 2022 on the Davis Street lawn across from the main campus.
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.