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Sagamore Middle School

57 Division Street                            
Holtsville, NY 11742                             
Phone: (631) 696 - 8600

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Principal: Frank Panasci
Assistant Principals: Donna Gregory and John Galligan

  

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Sagamore's Calendar of Club Meetings and Other Events

Sachem's 2018-19 Calendar Summary


Daily Announcements

Suburban Olympics Club will be meeting on Monday, November 19 in room 45


Homework Club
 will meeting Monday, November 19 in the Cafe 

 

The Environmental/Courtyard Club meeting is postponed until next Monday, November 19th.  Please wear comfortable clothes for raking the courtyard.

 

The Authors and Artists Club will meet on Monday, November 19th.  We will interview some of the students working in the courtyard, and if anyone wants to pitch in, you would be welcome!  We will also put together prizes for the top entries in the PTA Reflections Contest.

 

Agents of Argument -  debate club will be meeting on Monday, November 19th in room 35 – All are welcome.



First Drama meeting is on Tuesday, November 20th until 3:20 in the auditorium
 


The next SADD – Students  Against Destructive Decisions- meeting will be on Tuesday, November 20th in room 29.  New members are always welcome!  Any questions please see Mrs. Bennett in the Guidance office.

 

Art Club will be meeting on Tuesday, November 20th in room 52
 

Coding Club –First meeting Tuesday, November 20th in café

 

Couch to 5K Club Get Off The Couch!   Stop Playing Fortnight!  Tuesday after school, join the Couch to 5K club out on the track.  Remember to bring your cellphones and ear buds. After 8th period bell, change and head to the track.

  

Sachem East Curriculum Night for Grade 8 Students and Parents will be on Thursday, December 6 at 7 PM.  There will be curricula presentations for high school courses.


Field Trips

The Sixth Grade Field Trip is in June, but please turn in your permission slip as soon as possible.


All 7th grade students are invited to attend a production of A Christmas Carol at Theater Three in Port Jefferson, on Tuesday, December 11.  The cost per student for this trip will be $30.00.  All payments must be made via PaySchools (same site/app for lunch payments). Payments can be made between Monday, November 12th and Thursday, November 29th.  The final date that payment will be accepted is NOVEMBER 29th.    The cost of the trip includes a ticket to the play and bus transportation.  Permission Slips will be handed out this week. 

Some additional instructions for paying for the trip:

1. Login at https://payschoolscentral.com/#/user/login - It is the same as the lunch account. 

2.  The top half of the site will be for lunch payment.  Look below that to see a section called
Fees.

3. 
Under Fees, there are two choices:  Assigned and Optional.  Since this is an optional trip, it is under the Optional category.  Select Optional.

4.  When you enter Optional, you will see ^ Fee Category with an arrow up before it.  If you click the upwards arrow, it changes to an arrow pointing down which will reveal any trips open to your student(s).

5. You should see your 7th grade student and the trip, which costs $30.  Add this to your cart and then pay.

 


Eighth Grade Trip for Students Enrolled in Earth Science and Living Environment

Permission Slip

  • To pay for the trip, parents will need to login at PaySchools (same site/app for lunch payments)  and under Fees tab, select their 8th grade student, field trip and make payment. 
  • Parents can start making payments on October 22nd for Frost Valley ($250.00).

 


2019 Sagamore 8th Grade Field Trip New York City, 9/11 Memorial and Museum 
All eligible 8th grade students are invited to attend a field trip to Manhattan on Thursday May 16, 2019.  The day will begin with a guided tour of Midtown Manhattan, and end at the 9/11 Memorial, and Museum.
We will leave Sagamore at approximately 6:30 a.m. and return at approximately 6:30 p.m.  Each student must arrange his/her own transportation to and from Sagamore.  Remember we can not predict traffic or the exact time we will be home from the city.
The cost of the trip will be $125.00 which includes coach bus transportation, entrance into the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, tour guides, a tour of Midtown Manhattan, a T-Shirt and lunch at Ellen's Stardust Diner.  

Payment this year will  be accepted using the "PaySchools" online payment system to collect payments.  
Click here to Register for the 8th Grade Field Trip – Complete by Friday Dec. 7th 2018

 

 

PTSA Fundraiser:Fill Your Belly and Warm Your Heart - Crumb Cakes are 20 oz and only $12 each

Orders due Friday, November 9th - Pick up at Sagamore on 11/19

PTSA Crumbcake sale


The Authors and Artists Club is looking for writers, artists, and other creative people.  Join us now on Google Classroom using the classroom code mr3gy20 for updates and activities.  Please visit the Authors and Artists Club website.  You can also get notifications by texting @sagnews to 81010.

   


Breakfast Pass Information
The attached form needs to be filled out and returned to the AP Office to participate in the Sagamore Breakfast program.  Students will be provided a pass for the bus driver and cafeteria supervisors once the form has been submitted. 
Breakfast Pass Permission Slip 


 

Bus Routes

Regular AM/PM Bus Routes and Stops will be available for each student on the Parent Portal.  The After School (3:30/4:45 PM) Club and Sports Bus Routes and Stops are listed in the attached file.  These buses line up on the side of the building.  The After School Buses are only for students who have attended a supervised after school activity (extra help, club, sport).  Students are not allowed to use these buses after attending a sporting event as a spectator or visiting with a friend. 

 

Free Homework Help at the Sachem Public Library

Ayuda gratuita a la tarea en la biblioteca pública de Sachem

 

 

 

Sagamore Against School Violence

If you SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING SAGAMORE


We ARE SACHEM…We are family! Let’s stand together, fight together and

BREAK THE SILENCE OVER VIOLENCE

Enough is Enough…spread the word!!!

 

pledge of kindness

 

In the News

Sagamore Celebrates Unity Day

Sagamore Celebrates Unity Day photo
Students and staff across Sagamore Middle School recently celebrated Unity Day in a collective effort to eliminate bullying in their school community and beyond. 

Unity Day is a worldwide initiative with the goal of preventing bullying through active social change and ensure that all youth are safe and supported in their schools, communities and online. Each day, Sagamore Middle School staff and students wore similar hats, shirts and colors to raise awareness of the issues associated with bullying. 
 

Sagamore Showcases Extracurricular Opportunities at Club Fair

Sagamore Showcases Extracurricular Opportunities at Club Fair photo
At Sagamore Middle School, students across grade levels had the opportunity to explore the numerous extracurricular opportunities available to them during a recent club fair that showcased 25 clubs students can join this year. 

During their lunch period, students met with club advisers where they learned about each club available to them. Among the clubs offered this year are American Sign Language, Art Club, Coding Club, Critter Club, Debate Club, Mathletes, Student Government and Suburban Olympics Club.  

The clubs provide additional opportunities to strengthen curriculum concepts covered during the regularly scheduled school day and allow students to explore myriad other interests. 

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