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Weather Alert Friday, January 18:

Due to inclement weather, Lower School Fun Day will begin at 10am. 

Hamden Hall Country Day School

Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12
No Debating His Impact!

Hamden Hall Establishes Scholarship
Honoring Bill Hunter’s Retirement

It is with great pleasure that Head of School Bob Izzo announces that Hamden Hall Country Day School has established a scholarship to honor legendary educator Bill Hunter who will retire in June after 35 years of service to our school community. Read More...


Click here to support the Bill Hunter Scholarship.

Meet the Staff

List of 5 members.

  • Jodi Amatulli 

    Director of Development and Alumni Relations
    University of Kentucky - B.A.
    Wesleyan University - M.A.L.S.
  • Eunice Bragg 

    Director of Annual Giving
  • Joycelin Hunter 

  • Dawn Miceli 

    Communications Director
  • Anna Pesce 

    Admin. Assistant to the Alumni/Development Office

Endowed Chair of Lower School Music Supports Programming


Thanks to funding by the Jon and Katharine Harris Endowed Chair of Lower School Music, three programs have received support this year.Read More...

1954 Alumna Gives to Scholarship


Hamden Hall Country Day School is pleased to announce that Maryanne Lincoln Hall, Class of 1954, is sponsoring a partial four-year scholarship for an Upper School student. Maryanne spent her entire career teaching elementary school in Bethany, Conn. Read More...

Barbara Beitch Sowing Seeds in Lower School Library



Thanks to the generosity of former faculty member Dr. Barbara Beitch, books are flying off the shelves in the Lower School Library.

Jim Maggart Remembers Hamden Hall with Estate Planning Gift

Hamden Hall is pleased to announce that former Headmaster James “Jim” Maggart has remembered our school in his estate planning. Jim served Hamden Hall for 13 years, retiring in 2004. He has now named Hamden Hall as the sole beneficiary of a term life policy. We thank Jim for his generosity and friendship to Hamden Hall, and we extend our best wishes to Jim and his wife, Kaye.

Ursula Lawder Remembered

We thank former faculty member Katharine Harris for remembering her dear friend and Hamden Hall colleague, Ursula Lawder, who passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2017. Ursula was 80 and had taught art in our Lower School for many years. Read more...

Night of Literature Honors Betty Lou Blumberg

In May 2017, Hamden Hall celebrated the establishment of The Betty Lou Blumberg Endowed Chair of English with an Evening of Literature.  Betty Lou is pictured with former students and supporters of the endowment (from left) Susan Stone Levine 1980, Leslie Hazen 1980, Andrew Saxe 1980, Herb Emanuelson 1982, Jeannette Cole 1981, Mario Dittoro Jr. 1980, and Chris Kuselias 1980.

Hamden Hall Country Day School

About Us

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.