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Congratualtions to all students who auditioned for our Drama Club production of The Little Mermaid Jr. We are so very proud of everyone. Our cast list has been posted. During the next several weeks, we will be working with some members of the cast during the school day. Saturday rehearsals will begin in January. A schedule will be provided prior to our holiday break.

Thank you for your support and we are looking forward to being a part of this world!


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The Citywide Parent Leadership Team (CPLT) is conducting a survey on school breakfast. The CPLT group will gather parent/guardian feedback on the type of breakfast that is served in school. Your voice is crucial to encourage nutritional breakfast that is low in sugar for NHPS students.

Please take a moment to complete the brief survey at http://bit.ly/nhps-breakfast

For a paper copy of the survey please click. Kindly print and return with your child to their teacher. 

The survey will close the end of November.

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The West Haven VA Hospital is in need of stocking stuffers (toiletries) for the veterans.  We are asking each classroom to participate in a collection and hope that you can encourage your student to contribute to the cause. Please see flyer for your child's collection item. 

The drive will begin on Monday, November 17th and end on Friday December 5th. 

This is a most worthy cause as our veterans have given so much to our country and it is important that we give back.

Thank you in advance for your help and consideration!


Please click for flyer ENGLISH / SPANISH







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Click here for the flash version of our school's newsletter. This version is designed to provide a quick overview of this week's happenings and calendar reminders.

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NHPS app

Winter is coming! Stay on top of school schedule changes and much more with the free New Haven Public Schools smartphone app. 

The app sends text messages about snow days and parent events, and also lets parents download events from the district calendar to their phone calendar. The Idea Box allows parents to submit ideas for improvement and suggestions for celebrating students, teachers, parents or staff who make a difference in their school. The app also links to Power School, New Haven Promise, Parent University, school lunch menus, district news, and the NHPS Facebook and Twitter pages. Parents can switch the language of the app in the settings

To download, go to the iTunes App Store (iPhone) or the Google Play Store (Android phone), and type in “New Haven Public Schools.”

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Our Mission

John C. Daniels School of International Communication fosters a community of teachers and learners who view themselves as global citizens growing in their ability to communicate effectively in a diverse world. We develop higher order thinking skills through our HOT, Magnet and elementary Dual Language programs. We infuse arts and technology into the curricula so as to best prepare each unique child to be a productive, effective member of the 21st century society.


Contact Us

Principal: Dr. Marlene Baldizon
Assistant Principal: Laurian Kehoe

569 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main Office: 203-691-3600
Magnet Office: 203-691-3604
Fax: 203-691-3605



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

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