• October 1, 2015 | Saxe Building Project Update

    The Saxe Building Committee is working with its consultants to finalize the design and cost estimates for the Saxe Building Project.  To allow sufficient time for this detailed process, the meetings for the SBC to request project funding by the Board of Finance and Town Council (previously set for October 6 and October 21) are being postponed. The new dates will be determined and communicated shortly.  

    You can access the Saxe Middle School Building Project one page flyer in Quick Links.

    The Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on the Saxe Middle School Building Project at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, in Town Hall prior to its regularly scheduled meeting.

    Public Hearing
    October 21, at 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall.  The public is invited to share their thoughts on the importance of the Saxe Middle School Building Project. 

    Next Steps
    The town bodies will discuss and decide upon funding for the project. Stay tuned for new meeting dates for the Board of Finance and Town Council meetings. 

    District enrollment projections have been a major driver for the Saxe Building Committee’s efforts. According to projections*, when your child enters Saxe, if you currently have a…

    • Kindergartner, enrollment is expected to be 1409.
    • First grader, enrollment is expected to be 1375.
    • Second grader, enrollment is expected to be 1369.
    • Third grader, enrollment is expected to be 1355.
    • Fourth grader, enrollment is expected to be 1349. 

    The most recent renovation at Saxe, which was completed in 1999, was designed for an anticipated maximum of 1200 students, and has been undersized since it was completed. 

    * Projections provided by the New England School Development Council (NESDEC)