Saxe Office Contacts and Hours
Saxe MAPS Testing Schedule
Please find below a copy of the MAPS testing schedule as well as the email that was sent home to parents on September 19th, 2014
SAXE OPEN HOUSE DATES
Please find below the dates for Open House. More information to come!
October 2nd @ 6:45 PM - Grade 5 Open House
SAXE CALENDAR INFORMATION
Grade 5 Parent Coffee
Please find attached below the Agenda and information from the Grade 5 Parent Coffee.
Grade 5 Student Presentation
Please find the link below to the presentation given to 5th Grade students today by Dr. Clapp.
WELCOME TO SAXE OUR NEW STAFF!
Spanish (5-8) - Katherine Azzinaro
French/Spanish (5-8) - Neji Sakly
Language Arts - Michelle Walker
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Sacred Heart University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Literacy, Language and Learning at Fordham University. Michelle has taught high school and middle school English in Connecticut (Monroe) and New York (New Heights Academy Charter School). She has also served as English Department Chair at the New Heights Academy Charter School. Most recently, she has been teaching English at Masuk High School in Monroe.
Math - Lindsey Bowman
Lindsey received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Connecticut. In addition to teaching, Lindsey has served as a People to People Delegation Leader since 2012. Most recently, she has been teaching Math in the Bethel Public Schools.
Grade 5 LA - Terri-Ann Adrian
Terri-Ann earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and a Masters in Elementary Education from Sacred Heart University. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from New England School of Law. Prior to teaching, Terri-Ann had a career as an attorney. Terri-Ann is familiar with New Canaan Public Schools as she has completed several long-term substitute assignments. Most recently she has been a Grade 4 teacher at Tashua Elementary School in Trumbull.
Grade 5 Science - Karen Pierce
Karen holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Natural Science from the University of Wyoming. Karen began teaching at East Elementary School in Douglas, WY and then moved on to teach grades 4, 5 and 6 in the Westport Public Schools. She has also served as an adjunct professor and teacher candidate supervisor at Fairfield University.
Grade 5 Lang. Arts - Tonya Carter
Tonya received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Arts in Curriculum Development from the University of Michigan. Tonya has been an elementary teacher in the Ann Arbor Public Schools since 1995. She has also served in the district as an elementary math consultant and elementary science consultant, as well as a project director in the Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec and Ed Department.
Math Specialist - Linda Santoro
Linda earned a Bachelor of Science in Photography from Syracuse University and a Master’s of Education in Elementary Education from the University of Hartford. Linda taught elementary grades for several years before becoming a Math/Science resource teacher at the Hopewell School in Glastonbury. From there she became a math instructor at CCSU. Most recently she has been a math specialist at Jack Jackter Intermediate School in Colchester.
Science - Alison Ford
Matthew received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music from the University of CT as well as a Master of Arts in Music Education from Hunter College. Matthew began his teaching career at the Robert F. Wagner Middle Schools as a General Music and Choral Music teacher. For the past four years, Matthew has served as a General, Instrumental and Choral Music teacher for grades 6, 9-12 at Eagle Academy for Young Men in NY.
SRO Jeffrey Deak
School Resource Officer (SRO) Jeffrey Deak has served with the New Canaan Police Department for 18 years, filling many roles – patrol officer, field training officer, bicycle patrol officer, dispatcher, defensive tactics instructor, physical fitness instructor, firearms instructor, Acting Sergeant and certified School Resource Officer. He is the Executive Officer of the of the Department’s Special Response Team. During his career he has received dozens of letters of appreciation and/or commendations for exceptional performance of his duties.
SRO Deak has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Ithaca College. He and his wife, Aileen, have three children. SRO Deak has be
en a youth sports coach for many years. He spends many hours each week volunteering to mentor & serve the youth of his community.
Saxe Student Learning Expectations
Please find below a copy of the Saxe Student Learning Expectations.
Student Accident Insurance
Below, please find information on this year's Student Accident Insurance. If you chose to purchase the policy, please send the information directly to the issuer of the insurance, not the school office. Thank you!
6th Grade Mountain Workshop Trip
This year the sixth entire grade team will participate in a team building field trip at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Ct. hosted by Mountain Workshop of Danbury, Ct. So that we can take full advantage of this opportunity, the trip has been scheduled to take place within the first few weeks of school.
A Student Release Form (attached below) must be filled out and signed by a parent or guardian for all attending students. Students are also asked to bring a totally disposable bag lunch and snack. (Please no glass bottles or nut products.) We are requesting that the signed form be turned in to your child’s Social Studies teacher by Friday, September 12th.