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Picture Days this year have been scheduled for October 4th and October 5th.

  • October 4th - class pictures in uniform. 
  • October 5th - individual and sibling photos in own clothes.(Students must change into uniform after pictures)

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Please read Mr. C's blog for information on how to order t-shirts for Physical Education class.





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Please read Dr. Baldizon's welcome blog!

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All children entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 7thgrade MUST have current physical and immunization records on file with our school nurse, Ms. Moore.

Per state law, it is essential that all students in these grades are compliant on September 1, 2016,  Our nurse will be checking all records on this day. Please reach out to Ms. Moore with any questions, rosellen.moore@nhboe.net or 475-220-3615.




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We recently mailed our Welcome Letter to all families. The letter includes important dates, uniform policy and arrival/dismissal procedures. Please review so as to be best informed for the start of the new school year.

We look forward to seeing everyone at orientation at the end of this month.

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Our Mission

At John C. Daniels Interdistrict Magnet School of International Communication students are taught to be creative thinkers who understand and appreciate the diversity in their communities and in the world. Students learn to communicate in different languages enhanced by technology and infused with the arts.  Students are inspired to excel in their studies, to be healthy and active and to contribute to a global society.

Family-School Compact for Achievement


New Haven Public Schools' Nondiscrimination Statement:

It is the policy of the New Haven Public Schools district that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment. Protected classes include Age, Ancestry, Color, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Learning Disability, Marital Status, Mental Disability, Intellectual Disability, National Origin, Physical Disability, Race, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, equal access school facilities and school premises to Boy Scouts for America and other designated youth groups.

Title IX Coordinator:   Vallerie Hudson-Brown,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone#203-497-7014 504 Coordinator:  Delores Garcia-Blocker,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone # 203-946-8982


Contact Us

Principal: Dr. Marlene Baldizon
Assistant Principal: Laurian Kehoe

569 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main Office: 475-220-3600
Magnet Office: 475-220-3604
Fax: 475-220-3605



School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Pre-K Program: 7:30am - 5:30pm