Originally delivered on 9/12/2021 8:59 am

SUBJECT: Saxe PTC Bi-Weekly Newsletter 9/12/21

Bi-Weekly Newsletter - September 12, 2021
Important Dates
Photo Days
PTC Welcome
Back Coffee
Yom Kippur 
No School
5th Grade 
Fun Run
5/6th—Sept 14 
7/8th—Sept 15 
Sept 15
Sept 16
Sept 23

Saxe Photo Days
September 14 and 15

Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, Sept 14 for grades 5/6th and Wednesday, Sept 15th for grades 7/8th. Everyone will get their picture taken on their assigned day and you will receive ordering information with package breakdowns directly from Irvin Simon a few weeks after.

Welcome Back Coffee
September 15 at 9:30 AM, Waveny House

The Welcome Back coffee is BACK! We're thrilled to invite everyone to the Saxe PTC Welcome Back Coffee on the Waveny House outside patio. This will be a great opportunity to hear from Superintendent Dr. Bryan Luizzi, Saxe Principal David Gusitsch and other Saxe adminstrators. You'll also have the opportunity to purchase Saxe spirit wear, sign up for the PTC and learn about other ways to get involved. Please enter the patio from the right side of Waveny House. More information to follow. 

PTC Membership is Now Live!
The Saxe PTC is a network of volunteers dedicated to working together with the faculty, staff and students at Saxe. Our goal is to make the middle school experience rewarding for all by supporting events, online initiatives and fundraising efforts for Saxe. We would love to have you join us. Dues are $30 and include 2-person access to our online school directory. Click HERE to join today!

Thank You Volunteers!

Thank you to our volunteers! Special thanks to Kristen Hibbert and Lindsey Niedermeier for coordinating the 5th Grade Parent Coffee, Maria Magliacano and Anne Schimmeck for coordinating the New to NCPS Parent Coffee and Kate Van Dussen for coordinating the invocation breakfast. 

Community Clicks

NC CARES, in Partnership with Silver Hill Hospital, Presents Keepin' it Real: Setting Expectations for the School Year
Sept 14, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Location TBD

Dr. Frank Bartolomeo, PhD, LCSW and Tracey Masella, LCSW
This fun, interactive workshop will include:

  • Setting social, academic and athletic expectations
  • How to create a reasonable plan as a family – what are negotiables, are some expectations too high, too low or unrealistic?
  • Understanding setting expectations creates discipline giving kids the ability to say no to themselves

Click HERE to register.

New Canaan Museum's Builder's Challenge
Sept 15 - Oct 31, Country Club of New Canaan 

Calling all budding architects, engineers and building fanatics! Come join the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society and create a structure in your favorite New Canaan architectural style out of interlocking blocks (such as Lego or MegaBloks bricks). Kids' creations will be displayed in local store windows throughout the month of October to celebrate October4Design - the month-long celebration of New Canaan's architecture, art, community and design. (Don't worry, you can retrieve your child's building at the end of the exhibit.) We have 50 baseplates to get you started on a first-come, first-served basis - one per family please! The Builder's Challenge sign up (and free baseplates) will be available at the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society beginning September 15. For more information, please visit: www.october4design.org (click here for the Calendar of Events) or call NCM&HS at 203-966-1776 ext 2. For the NCM&HS website, click here.

Grades 7/8 Girls & Boys Saxe Squash Teams and Free Trial Clinics
Sept 27 and Sept 29, 4:00 PM at M Squash 85 Water St. South Norwalk

Try one of our free Squash clinics before joining out fall session that starts Oct 4. Pre-registration required by emailing Suzanne. New and existing squash players welcome! Click HERE for more information or contact Suzanne Koeppl or Liz Schmidt.

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