8th to 9th Grade Transition Coffee

Tuesday, January 9 at 9:30 AM | NCHS Wagner Room 

The "8th to 9th Grade Transition Coffee" was provided to help 8th grade parents learn about what your child can expect as they move from Saxe to New Canaan High School from NCHS staff. A recording of this coffee is now available. 





For more information, visit it Saxe's 8th to 9th Grade Transition page. Please explore the page for helpful information regarding timelines, course choices, and frequently asked questions. 







Friday, January 12th: 8th Grade Baby (or Toddler) Photo is due. Please submit your child's photo at this link: 8th Grade Baby Photo Form.


Friday, January 26th: Deadline to order a personalized yearbook. Use this link to order: Personalized Yearbook.






All dates are subject to change. Please visit Saxe 8th to 9th Grade Transition website for the latest information.



January 2024
  • Students received Classroom Lesson #1 - Overview of NCHS and the Transition Process
  • January 9th: 8th to 9th Grade Transition Coffee
February 2024
  • Students will receive Classroom Lesson #2 - Electives

March 2024

  • March 7th: 8th Grade Parent & Student Orientation Night
  • Students will receive Classroom Lesson #3 - Course Requests

April 2024

  • April 1: Student course registrations are due through PowerSchool (for students)


June 2024

  • June 3rd - 6:30-7:30 PM at NCHS GymnasiumMeet the Coaches Night - for parents and students to meet the coaches and learn about the programs available for Freshmen.