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COVID-19: CT High School To Have Early Dismissal Due To Staff Shortage

Hamden High School
Hamden High School Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Connecticut high school will be dismissed early due to a staffing shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In New Haven County, on Friday, Jan. 21, officials in the Hamden School District said that Hamden HS students will attend their first four periods and be dismissed at 11:30 a.m.

Officials noted that the staffing shortage has only impacted the high school. No other schools in the district were affected.

“Due to a shortage of staff, Hamden High School will institute an early dismissal schedule today, Friday, (Jan. 21),” the district posted on social media. “Students will attend periods 2,1,3,4 and dismissal will be at 11:30 AM. This schedule will only impact the (high school) today.”

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