Bias is a documentary film that challenges us to confront our hidden biases. We recently teamed up with Town School and the film's director Robin Hauser to screen the film and discuss implicit bias with our communities. Read more on on our blog
We recently celebrated Earth Day and this year's school-wide eco-theme, endangered species! Highlights included up close and personal visits with wild critters, "dress as your favorite animal" day outfits, and a bake sale in support of World Wildlife Fund! View Earth Day photos
At Hamlin we view technology as an essential educational tool, and we were thrilled to showcase that philosophy in action as part of a recent CNBC story on ed tech and technology in the classroom. Watch the report on CNBC
Every spring we celebrate one of our favorite events of the year: Grandparents & Special Friends Day! This is a day where students invite their loved ones to Hamlin to explore the campus and see all of the incredible work they've been doing in class. View photo album
As part of a unit on our local community in San Francisco, Grade 2 students recently took a field trip to Chinatown where they learned more about its history, explored its shops and culture, and enjoyed lunch at a traditional Chinese restaurant. Read more on our blog
Congratulations to our Middle School thespians who recently earned 14 medals and 18 awards at the Middle School Stage Fest in Pleasant Hill! They competed with 257 students from 22 different middle schools throughout California in categories like monologues, scenes, and musical duets. Read more on our blog
Hamlin alum Sabrina McFarland '15 recently won San Francisco's Youth of the Year award! This award is presented by the Boys & Girls Club to an outstanding young person who has shown grit, drive to succeed, dedication to their community, and passion for their Boys & Girls Clubhouse. Learn more about Sabrina and watch her acceptance speech
As part of their Rise to the Challenge project, our Grade 7 students spend time volunteering with local organizations like Glide SF, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, and Matter of Trust on service learning trips throughout the Bay Area.
Hamlin Harvest is one of our favorite events of the year, and is a time where we come together in support of our local community and prepare a festive feast for our friends at Hamilton Families, an organization dedicated to ending family homelessness. See photos from Hamlin Harvest weekend
Congratulations to Grade 6 student Lola, winner of our schoolwide Scripps spelling bee! The championship word was ‘episcopal,’ an adjective meaning ‘of a bishop or bishops.’ Great job to all of the amazing spellers who participated! Watch Lola correctly spell the championship word
In this issue, we celebrate 30 years of the Jan Micha Influential Women in History Program, examine the history of the Hamlin school uniform, travel with inspiring Hamlin girls past and present to Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, and South Africa...and much more!
Grade 6 student Annika and her dance partner Nathan are highly ranked ballroom dancers - by the end of 2015 they were American Dance League’s couple of the year in Pre-Teen 1 category for two years in a row!