This site is a tribute to The Hammonasset School, formerly of Madison CT, originally located at what is now known as the “Town Campus”.

Faculty Response to the Peat Marwick Report

Jan
24

Amidst declining enrollment in the mid-1980's, The Maguire Foundation retained the consulting services of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. to conduct a study to determine the financial viability of the school.

Here is the response by the Faculty. I felt this had to be posted, because it says a lot about the dedication of Hammonasset's former faculty.

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1986 and 1987 Yeabooks

Jan
03

The 1986 and 1987 yearbooks have been scanned and are now available for viewing or download!

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Yearbook Archive

Hammonasset Yearbooks available for viewing or download.

Hammonassacre!

Nov
06

Hammonassacre 1 & 2

Click the link below to view in Windows Media Player. Right click / save target as to download.

http://www.hammonassetschool.com/video/Hammonassacre1.wmv
http://www.hammonassetschool.com/video/Hammonassacre2.wmv

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The Peat-Marwick Report

Oct
06

Amidst declining enrollment in the mid-1980's, The Maguire Foundation retained the consulting services of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. to conduct a study to determine the financial viability of the school. There have been many debates regarding the reasons for Hammonasset's closure, and this just might spark more.

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John M. King, Class of 1978

Sep
25

John M. King, Hammonasset class of 1978, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013.

Click the link below for the full obituary:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theday/obituary.aspx?pid=167145386#fbLo...

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Founding of Hammonasset: Timeline

Aug
08

This is a timeline of the founding of The Hammonasset School, provided to me directly from none other than Connie Pike, in the late 1980's.

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Photos: 40th Anniversary Reunion

Aug
05

Celebration of the 40th anniversary of the opening of The Hammonasset School! August 3, 2013, Bill Miller's Castle, Branford, CT.

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Poetry Book - 1991

Feb
12

June 1991 - Poetry Book: This is a little book of writing about Hammonasset by people who have been connected with it.......We hope it captures some of the flavor of this special place, and will serve as a little souvenir of the last day of the school's life.

Special thanks to Gabriel "Jack" Chin ('82) for sending this in!!

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Haley Huelsman, Class of 1992

Feb
06

We have recently learned that our classmate Haley Huelsman passed away on August 21, 2012 at the age of 38.

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