PTC Weekly Update 5/19/2019
Saxe Spring Concerts
Congratulations to the 5th-8th Grade Orchestras for their wonderful performances on Thursday night. Highlights included Celtic pieces by the 5th graders, lightsaber bows (above left) in the 6th grade rendition of "Star Wars the Force Awakens," the 7th graders performing the theme from the movie "Coco," and the 8th graders donning masks for their performance of "The Incredibles theme" song (above right). A special thank you to parent coordinator Caryn Frick .

Please join us as the spring concert season continues with band and chorus performances up next. All concerts are from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Saxe Auditorium.

May 22 : 5/6th Grade Band 
May 23 : 7/8th Grade Band 
June 4 : 7/8th Grade Chorus
June 11 : 5/6th Grade Chorus
PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for 4th to 5th Transition Night
Friday, May 31 from 5:00-7:30 PM, Saxe Cafeteria
Please consider welcoming our newest Saxe students by being a pizza helper, an ice cream scooper, a sign-in desk worker or simply help with clean up. Already booked that night? No problem—you can donate bottles of water. Lets make this another successful Saxe event! Please click HERE to volunteer. Questions? Contact one of the event chairs: Jess Connolly. Liz McClave and Sara Sharma.
Attention 8th Grade Parents: The Celebration Continues!
Just a reminder of all the wonderful activities we have planned for your 8th graders! Please click HERE to contribute cash donations for use in connection with prizes, water (for picnic and promotion ceremony), decorations for the dance and other fun items to make all these wonderful events a success! Don't hesitate to contact one of the event chairs if you would like to get more involved in the preparations and clean-up of events: Michele Salmini , Anita Bausman and Marnie Zaffino.

8th Grade Promotions & Activities Schedule:
  • Lake Compounce - Thursday, June 6
  • Bagel Breakfast/Window Decorating/Yearbook Distribution - Wednesday, June 12
  • Dinner Dance - Thursday, June 13 from 6:30-9:00 PM
  • Promotion Practice/Picnic/Pep Rally - Monday, June 17; Picnic Rain Date - June 18
  • Promotion Practice - Tuesday, June 18 at NCHS
  • Promotion Ceremony - Wednesday, June 19 at 9:45 AM, NCHS Main Gym
An Amazing Teacher Appreciation Week!
Thank you to Teacher Appreciation Week Co-Chairs Lisa Hull and Lotten Milligan for their hard work planning and implementing a great week of celebration for the faculty and staff at Saxe!
Saxe Students Headed to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals!
Three teams from Saxe will be heading to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals in East Lansing, Michigan later this week. We are so proud of our students and wish them the best of luck!

Team 1 (6th graders) : Chloe Chan, Arnav Chaudhary, Elizabeth Cheng, Atma Krishnan, Slade Logsdon, Charlie Place and Ryan Ross. Coached by Subha Sundaram and Srinivasan Krishnan 
Team 2 (7th graders) : Sahil Teredesai, Alexandra Gelvin, Andrew Reed, Keira Duggar, Ike Morales, Kathryn Xia and Nathan Trepanier (King School). Coached by Monica Teredesai
Team 3 (7th graders) : Ruby Bierman, Cooper Colthup, Avery Cotton, Charlotte McGeary, Adrian McMahon, Áine Stevens and Bernadette McNamara of St. Alyosius School. Coached by Krista Colthup, Norma Cañas-Bierman and Kimberly McNamara
NCHS Theatre Presents Legally Blonde, The Musical
May 31 at 7:00 PM and June 1 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, NCHS Auditorium 
Based on the adored movie,  Legally Blonde the Musical  follows famously perky and fashion-savvy sorority girl Elle Woods as she tackles dumb blonde stereotypes in pursuit of her dreams. Tickets are $15 and $18. Click HERE to purchase tickets online.