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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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Sachem's 2018-19 Calendar



6th Grade Halloween Dance

WHO: Sagamore 6th graders
WHAT: Student Government Halloween Dance
When: Friday, October 19th
Time: 7-9 pm
Cost: $8 (sold during your lunch periods in the Guidance Office starting Tuesday, October 16th)
Please bring extra money for concession items and raffle baskets 


Unity Day - We will be celebrating Unity Day on Wednesday October 24th!

Theme of the Week:  Unity Day!
Monday – Team up against bullying – wear your favorite sports shirt
Tuesday – Hats on to being kind – Wear your favorite hat
Wednesday – Unity Day – Wear orange
Thursday – Black out Bullying – Wear Black
Friday – Sagamore Unites against bullying – Wear school colors or Sagamore gear

Slogan Contest – through English classes
Each student can enter a slogan about how Sagamore represents unity and kindness  for their grade level – the winner will be printed in the year book and used throughout the year. This is an optional contest.

How will you be remembered – through Science classes
Each student will be given an index card to write how they want people to remember them and how they treated others. We are asking every student to complete one card.  They will be displayed outside of the main office.

 Unity Tree – PE classes
As you have probably already have seen, Ms. Grempel is painting a tree outside of the science rooms.  During PE classes we will have every student complete a leaf with their name and one word that describes what unity means to them. 


Eighth Grade Science Trips - Permission Slip    and   Waiver  (Both MUST be completed)

  • The two field trips have been entered into the PayForIt system.  Parents will need to login at and under Fees tab select their 8th grade student, field trip and make payment. 
  • If they have a problem or need help they can call the support team at PayForIt at 800-572-6642, 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
  • Parents can start making payments October 17th for Adventure Park ($55.00) and October 22nd for Frost Valley ($250.00).

All students are encouraged to enter the PTA Reflections Contest.  This year's theme, "Heroes Around Me" calls for a student's unique interpretation through the arts. With categories such as Dance Choreography, Literature, Film Production, Photography, Music Composition, and Visual Arts, there many ways for students to showcase their talents. Deadline to hand in projects to the Main Office is Wednesday, November 7th.
Entry Forms and Rules are available on the Sagamore PTSA Reflections Information page. Copies will also be available in the Main Office.  

For more art and writing contest information, visit the Authors and Artists Club website.

PTA Reflections Contest




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 


Opening Day Documents

Please review the documents linked below.  The signed documents need to be handed to the homeroom teacher on the first day of school.  The Sachem Board of Education Code of Conduct is also available at the BOE Policies tab on the Sachem homepage under policy #5300.

Sagamore Student/Parent Handbook - Review with your child
Sachem Board of Education Code of Conduct - Review with your child
Acknowledgement the Handbook/Code of Conduct Were Reviewed - Sign and return to the homeroom teacher on the first day
Student Photo Release Form - Sign and return to the homeroom teacher on the first day



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


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


Enough is Enough…spread the word!!!


In the News

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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