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Sagamore Middle School

57 Division Street                            
Holtsville, NY 11742                             
Phone: (631) 696 - 8600

Principal: Frank Panasci
Assistant Principals: Donna Gregory and John Galligan

See kindness, show kindness, teach kindness, be kindness.




Calendar of Club Meetings and Events

Sports Schedules Section XI Link


Have a wonderful summer!

Grade 6 Families - Notice about Physical Exam and Vaccination Requirements for students entering grade 7 in September 2022
Grade 6 Families- Memo and Forms

Grade 8 Families - Notice about Physical Exam Requirements for students entering grade 9 in September 2022
Grade 8 Families- Memo and Forms

The Nurse’s Summer Hours are August 22, 23, 30 and 31 from 7:30 AM to 2 PM.  We encourage you to take advantage of these drop off dates as it makes it a smoother start to your child’s first day of classes (drop off meds, med forms, green cards, physicals, immunizations, doctor's notes, medical supplies, sport physicals).


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Congratulations to the Students of the Month for May!

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Congratulations to the Students of the Month for April!

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Congratulations to the Students of the Month for March!

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The After-School Empire Program is up and running!  Learn more and meet the staff.



 The Poetry Club and Sagamore News Club is proud to present the "Write of Your Life" Anthology


Congratulations to the Cast and Crew of Moana Jr.!  It was a huge success!







Congratulations to Sagamore's Students of the Month for February!  



Congratulations to Sagamore's Students of the Month for January!  

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Congratulations to Sagamore's published authors!  We are so proud of you for being selected for publication in the Young Writers' anthology "Unsolved: Mini-Mysteries."




National Junior Honor Society Requirements & Process

Extra-Curricular Middle School Activities Form for NJHS


The Sachem Public Library has awesome events!

Sachem Public Library would like to share their upcoming April 2022 programs for teens.   
The Teen Services Newsletter features programs and platforms for teen specific activities.  It also has links to our interactive teen webpage, how to sign up for text notifications on teen happenings, and our teen specific Facebook Group for parents and teens.
Teen Volunteer Opportunities 
If students need service hours, we have a number of Teen Volunteer Opportunities online and in-person that teens can apply for.





Congratulations to Sagamore's Students of the Month for December!  

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Looking Back at Sagamore's Students of the Month for November!  

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Instructions for Paying for Field Trips on PaySchools

The easiest way is to use the PaySchools App on your phone, or you can use a computer and log in to

Once you are in PaySchools, select your child’s name.  Scroll down to where you see “Fees.”   

By Fees, click “Optional” and not “Assigned” fees, since field trips are optional.

Click the “Up Arrow” which looks like   ^

When you click the “Up Arrow,” it changes to an arrow pointing down, and any trips offered will appear. 

Click on the trip and then click “Add to Cart,” and the fee will go to your cart.

If you need additional help, call the PaySchools help line at 1 (877) 393-6628 between the hours of 8:30 am - 7:30 pm Monday thru Friday.




All students and staff will wear masks while on the bus and in the school building as per New York State guidelines.

Welcome Back Letter
Sagamore Student Handbook
Sachem School District Code of Conduct

Sagamore Basic Supply List

  • Backpacks cannot be carried throughout the day.  Standard string bags can be used during the school day.
  • One-to-One device initiative can change supply expectations after the start of the school year.
  •  COVID Protocols can change supply expectations.  Updates on COVID protocols and supply list adjustments will be communicated with the community.

Grade 6 Orientation Slideshow 

Sagamore Bell Schedule

Two-Hour Delay Bell Schedule




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The Sachem Public Library has many excellent programs to choose from!  Contact Teen Services for more information.  Looking for a great book?  Go to the Teen Recommendations page!








In the News

Time Capsule at Sagamore

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Students at Sagamore Middle School have contributed to a time capsule that has been buried outside the building and contains artifacts from the “COVID times.” Social studies teacher Nancy Smith came up with the idea after she and her students realized that we are living through a historical time period that would be studied by students in the future.

Ms. Smith began to collect student work, including drawings, stories, poems and letters, at the end of the school year in 2020 about how students felt during the start of the pandemic. Other social studies teachers in the building also collected student work through the end of the 2021 school year. Additionally, two winners of a poetry contest had their submissions placed in the time capsule, which were read during the ceremony at the time it was buried.

One of Sagamore’s tech teachers, Tom McGrath, is creating a sign to be placed where the time capsule is buried. The time capsule will be opened in 25 years – 2047.

Date Added: 6/21/2022

Sagamore Students Study the Life Cycle of an Egg

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Seventh grade students at Sagamore Middle School recently have been exploring the life cycle of quail as part of a study that included an incubator holding eggs in the school’s library.

Over several weeks the eggs were held in the incubator for students to view before they hatched following spring break. The young chicks were then returned to Center for Environmental Education and Discovery to be released in the wild on Long Island.

Date Added: 5/25/2022


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