Presidents Letter





Welcome back from break! We hope everyone is well-rested and rejuvenated after a wonderful spring break with your families.

Whether you traveled to an exciting destination or enjoyed a peaceful staycation, we hope you had the opportunity to take a pause in your busy schedules, allowing you to recharge your batteries and spend quality time with loved ones.



As a reminder, our last general PTC meeting of the school year will be held this Thursday, April 25 at 9:30 AM in the Saxe Auditorium. It’s one you won’t want to miss as we are voting on the slate for next year's Executive Board.


Nominated Slate for 2024-2025 Executive Board:

  • Co-President: Jess Huetter
  • Co-President: Emily Cerone
  • Treasurer: Beth Stimpson
  • Assistant Treasurer: Laura Sousa
  • Co-VP Communications: Lydia Kremer
  • Co-VP Communications: Naddya Bischoff
  • Co-VP Programs: Vanessa LaVerne
  • Co-VP Programs: Laura Catherwood
  • Co-VP Ways & Means: Remi Salami
  • Co-VP Ways & Means: Lauren Nussbaum
  • Co-VP Hospitality: Jessica Knowles
  • Co-VP Hospitality:Amy Cardillo
  • Secretary: Karen Willett

We hope to see you on Thursday!


Jess & Jess






Technology and Tweens—The Big Three!

April 25 at 9:30 AM, Saxe Auditorium


Please join Dr. Kelly Foran Tuller to learn how to support your children as they start to navigate their own relationship with screens and devices, understand the importance of setting boundaries, modeling appropriate use of screen time, and ways to protect your children’s mental health. This program is presented by Saxe PTC and New Canaan CARES. Click HERE to register.

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6-10, 2024


The second week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week!  We plan to show our appreciation each day with fun surprises, sweet treats, breakfast, and a lunch. Click HERE to sign up.

  • Monday, May 6: Cookies from Miyuki in teacher mailbox.
  • Tuesday, May 7: Coffee, Tea and Baked Goods by Bubble and Brew Truck. 
  • Wednesday, May 8: Lip Balm and note of appreciation in teacher mailbox. 
  • Thursday, May 9: Tasty Yolk Truck serving "Not Your Standard Breakfast Sandwich."
  • Friday, May 10: Taco Fiesta Party catered by La Pescaderia.

We couldn't do all of this without the support of our amazing Saxe community.  Thank you for your support.

*To donate by check, please make check payable to Saxe PTC and mail to 468 South Ave, New Canaan, CT 06840.


8th Grade End-of-Year Events


Our 8th grade promotion committee is well underway, planning fun-filled year-end activities for our 2024 Saxe graduating class! Click HERE to visit the 8th Grade End of Year Activities Page.  

To Do's:

  • Save the dates listed below! 
  • Order your Class of 2024 lawn sign
  • Purchase tickets to the Saxe Bash
  • Join the Bash planning committee! Are you interested in helping? Reach out to Marley Thackray.




New NCPS Facebook Page

The district's official FB page can be found HERE. Follow and give them a like for an inside look at student actives, upcoming events, and all the happenings across our NCPS schools!

Connecticut State Requirement for 6th Grade Students 


Connecticut State Law requires ALL students to have a physical exam during sixth grade. The CT Health Assessment form needs to be on file in the nurses office by the last day of 6th grade. We accept physicals dated from June 1, 2023. 


Upon completion of the exam, please email or bring the completed CT health assessment record to the lower division health office. Please contact your school nurse, Joelle Graham, with any questions. She can be reached at or at (203) 594-4526.


Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6 - May 10

Teacher Appreciation Week is right around the corner! We plan to show our appreciation each day with fun surprises, sweet treats, breakfast, and a lunch. We couldn't do all of this without the support of our amazing Saxe community; click below to donate.  

Important Reminders for 8th Grade Families

End of year planning is in the works. Don't get left behind. Check out the 8th Grade Promotions page to get the latest information, dates, Bash ticket and Lawn Sign purchase links for all 8th grade end of year activities! 



PTC Membership

Your PTC membership directly impacts your child's experience at Saxe! The annual fee of $30 includes 2-person Online Directory access for the 2023-2024 school year. Click HERE to join today!


PTC Volunteers

Calling all volunteers!
Interested in chairing a PTC Committee for 2023-24? Click below to fill out our interest form!

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