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Sage Student Actors Take Home Awards At Massachusetts Acting Festival

Monday, May 16, 2022

Seventh and eighth grade students from The Sage School’s spring acting elective didn’t walk away empty-handed after taking the stage at the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild’s (METG) middle school acting festival on May 1, 2022. The troupe took home the silver medal with their rendition of a play called “The Petition,” written by Boston playwright … Read More

Sage Tops Donation Goal at the 2022 Annual Gala and Auction

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

  The Sage School’s 2022 Annual Gala and Auction at Lake Pearl in Wrentham is in the books. The theme was “Together We Can.” And together we did. The school set a lofty goal of $40,000 for its Raise the Paddle campaign. As the night went on, that goal was left in the rearview mirror. … Read More

Sage Musical Returns with Phantom Tollbooth JR!

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The Sage School Theater Company gave two incredible performances of the Phantom Tollbooth Jr. this past weekend at the Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center in Foxboro. This marks the 15th musical for the school and the first on stage in two years, since the COVID-19 pandemic began. “Coincidentally, this year’s show consisted of set and … Read More

Tickets on sale now for Annual Gala & Auction!

Monday, February 7, 2022

The Sage School is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Annual Gala & Auction. We hope you will join us as we gather in person for the largest community-wide event of the 2021-22 school year on Saturday, March 5 at Lake Pearl in Wrentham, MA.   >>> Click to view the … Read More

Sage Students Awarded in National Math Contest

Friday, January 21, 2022

Sage students in Grades 2-8 have earned national awards in the Noetic Learning Math Contest, a semiannual problem-solving contest in mathematics for elementary and middle school students. The contest is designed to promote students’ problem-solving skills and math interest. Sage students who received Honorable Mentions for reaching the top 50% were: Grade 2 – Kimiya … Read More

Eighth grader, Rhys A. Wins 1st in State Monologue Competition

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Congratulations to Sage eighth grader, Rhys A. who has earned first place in the 2021 Middle School Monologue Contest through the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild (METG)! For 90 years the METG has been at the center of educational theater in the Commonwealth, celebrating excellence in the theatrical arts, supporting teachers and students, and believing that … Read More

Registration Open for Summer Sage 2022!

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

  Registration is now open for Summer Sage, which offers students from 3 years old to Grade 8, five weeks of hands-on, academic enrichment classes on our campus in Foxboro, MA from June 27 through July 29, 2022! Summer Sage offers diverse classes in STEM, arts, sports, and much more and students have the option … Read More

Welcome to New Faculty Member, Mark Manzello!

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Mark Manzello joins Sage as our Grades 6-8 English teacher. He has been involved in education since 1982 when he first walked into a classroom at Stamford Catholic High School in Stamford, CT. Since then he has taught middle and high school levels in both public and Catholic school systems. For over twenty years, he … Read More

Sage Welcomes Families On Campus for Open House

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

The Sage School welcomed 25 families on campus for the Fall Open House on Sunday, November 7. Parents and prospective students split up into groups for a presentation with Director of Admission, Megan Fahey, a student and parent panel led by Head of School, Marie Leary, and tours with Sage faculty. “Every family who walks … Read More

Sagers Win Peace Day Art Contest

Thursday, September 30, 2021

During the first week of school, Upper School students in Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 participated in a Peace Day Art Contest through the Rotary Club of Foxboro. Students responded to the prompt, “What Peace Means to Me” with entries like essays, poems, and drawings. All contest finalists were students from Sage! The Peace … Read More

Eighth Grader, Tommy N., Earns Four-Year High School Scholarship!

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Congratulations to Sage eighth grader, Tommy N., who recently earned a four-year high school scholarship through the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA)! IEA’s Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship offers one of the only merit-based, need-blind high school scholarships to highly gifted students across the United States. The Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship is a full four-year, merit-based … Read More

Welcome New Sage Faculty & Staff!

Friday, August 27, 2021

We are pleased to welcome the following faculty and staff to The Sage School for the 2021-2022 school year!   Alicia Bardaji, Upper School Spanish and Grade 7 Advisor Alicia Bardaji has been teaching Spanish and Spanish Literature for over twenty years in lower and upper school levels in the Los Angeles Unified School District and … Read More

Sagers Awarded for Virtual Theater Performances

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The Arts Department at Sage believes in the importance of constructivism and the application of real world influences. Students at Sage are continuously making connections between their world and the world around them and the arts provide a safe space for gifted and talented students to step outside of their comfort zone and try something … Read More

Five weeks of fun at Summer Sage!

Monday, August 2, 2021

From baking to STEAM challenge activities, sports, arts, and so much more Summer Sage Explorations, Innovations, and Academy delivered another wonderful summer of discovery for nearly 100 children in PK to Grade 8. The Sage School summer enrichment programs are the perfect blend of learning and fun for bright young minds each summer! Summer Sage … Read More

2021 Commencement

Monday, June 28, 2021

Commencement ceremonies were held Thursday, June 17 for the graduating Class of 2021. The following students graduated from The Sage School: Isaac B. of Newton Isabella C. of Foxboro William G. of Sharon Diya K. of East Walpole Alex K. of Milton Zoia L. of Natick Harry M. of Holliston Luke M. of Dover Kiran … Read More

Camp Kindergarten Store Open June 2-4

Thursday, May 27, 2021

As part of their unit in economics, the Kindergarten class has been working hard to learn the ins and outs of currency and sales, as well as the jobs required to operate a store, and prepare an inventory for the annual “Camp Kindergarten Store.” The store will be open for business during cohort recesses on … Read More

Tickets Now on Sale for 2021 Virtual Gala!

Monday, April 12, 2021

Join us for the largest community-wide event of the 2020-21 school year! This year we are proud to honor our faculty and their generous solar tracker gift, as we celebrate the extraordinary education students receive at Sage and raise much-needed funds that allow us to continue to deliver this exceptional programming for gifted and talented children. … Read More

Solar Tracker Breaks Ground During Spring Break

Monday, March 29, 2021

School is back in full swing and there is a new addition on campus that is hard to miss!  This AllEarth Renewables solar tracker is a gift from Sage faculty, past and present, and officially broke ground during Spring Break, thanks to our friends at RevoluSun Massachusetts, Facilities Manager, Dan Hanafin, and Director of Business and … Read More

Service @ Sage Partners With World Central Kitchen

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

At The Sage School of Foxboro, the goal of the middle school student group, Service@Sage, is “to better the lives of communities in need both locally and globally through learning, raising awareness, and fundraising.”  With that mission in mind, Service@Sage, has partnered with World Central Kitchen to fight food insecurity in Massachusetts through their community-wide … Read More

Registration Open for Spring Enrichment!

Monday, February 8, 2021

  Registration for spring afterschool virtual enrichment is now open! The Sage School’s spring enrichment programs will run weekly starting on Monday, March 29, 2021 through Thursday, June 10, 2021. Click the links below to read program descriptions and register for clubs that will connect students with like-minded peers and cater to the diverse interests and … Read More

Save the Date for our Virtual Gala!

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Sage School’s Annual Fund Gala and Auction is Sage’s signature social and fundraising event for parents and adults. Our primary method of fundraising is through contributions to our Annual Fund. The Annual Fund directly supports school operations, providing classroom resources, professional development for faculty, and funding general campus improvements. At Sage, it is our … Read More

Brooke Gadasi Joins Advancement Office

Monday, January 11, 2021

Brooke Gadasi joins The Sage School as Interim Director of Advancement. Brooke is a seasoned advancement professional, having served in independent schools for over 20 years. Brooke holds a CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) certificate, which is given to fundraising professionals who meet education, professional practice, and professional performance standards, all while upholding best practices … Read More

Welcome to Jill Kuykendall!

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

  Jill Kuykendall is excited to be joining the first grade class and their online learning community as a virtual educator. Jill earned her B.A. in Elementary Education from Michigan State University and her M.S. in Education from Portland State University. Jill has taught in elementary schools in Oregon and Franklin, MA, as well as … Read More

Broadway History Class Hosts Theater Professionals

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

  Over the past month, students in Ms. Bazinet’s Broadway History class have had the benefit of virtually meeting with a number of theater professionals, connecting their classroom learning experience to real-world professions.   The class first met with Adrian Sexton, a professional actress in New York City and Ms. Bazinet’s friend from college. Ms. … Read More

Students and Staff Return to School

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Faculty and staff were excited to officially welcome new and returning students to campus and their online classrooms for the start of the 2020-21 school year! With additional health and safety protocols in place this year, The Sage School’s back to school plan includes new social distancing guidelines, mask requirements, a daily health screening questionnaire, … Read More

Welcome to School Nurse, Elayna Burns!

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

This is Elayna’s first year at Sage as the School Nurse. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and previously worked as the District Nurse for a large school district in Chicago. Elayna received her Associates Degree in Science and Nursing from Northwestern College and her Bachelors of Science and Nursing from the University … Read More

Welcome to New Faculty Member, Erin Patrick!

Friday, July 31, 2020

Erin Patrick is stepping into her first year of full-time teaching at Sage for the 2020-21 school year after many years of being a cross-disciplinary world-traveling student. While she was born and raised in Harleysville, PA and her educational journey took her to Carleton College in Northfield, MN for her B.A. in Geology and Ancient … Read More

Hands-On Fun and Discovery at Summer Sage

Monday, July 20, 2020

Summer Sage is in full swing and for the first time, students from across the globe are engaged in the school’s innovative summer enrichment! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all summer sessions from June 30 to July 31, 2020, have been offered in a virtual format for students entering preschool through eighth grade.   … Read More

A Commencement to Remember

Friday, June 26, 2020

The commencement ceremony for The Sage School’s graduating class was held over Zoom on Wednesday, June 10. Students received boxes (delivered by The Sage School van) earlier in the day and joined their families on camera for the unique graduation experience. The corrugated box commencement included Sage traditions such as “Lifer” pins; for those who … Read More

On campus option for Summer Sage Exploration!

Monday, June 15, 2020

We are excited to announce we will now be offering an ON-CAMPUS option for our Exploration campers (students entering Pre-K and Kindergarten)! Summer Sage (June 29-July 31) falls under the umbrella outlined in Phase 2 of the state’s coronavirus reopening plan. Therefore, Summer Sage Exploration will now be offered as a hybrid format. Depending on … Read More

Kindergarten Class Raises Over $400 for No Kid Hungry

Monday, June 15, 2020

Selling items like how-to and performance videos, as well as secret family recipes, the kindergarten class raised over $400 for the charity organization, No Kid Hungry, with their virtual Camp Kindergarten Store. As part of their economics unit, students learned the three ways to use money: saving, spending, and donating. Students applied for various roles … Read More

Virtual Sage Made Art Show

Friday, May 29, 2020

Join us in celebrating the first-ever virtual Sage Made Art Show! Click the link below to walk through the virtual space and view the works in the exhibition. The art pieces on display submitted by students in Grades 3-8, represent a cross-section of the rich, varied work created by our student body. This link is … Read More

Sage Music Recital: The Show Must Go On(Line)

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Sage School hosted its fourth annual Music Recital virtually on Wednesday, May 12. With in person events still not an option due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, music teacher, Lily Apolloni improvised to continue the tradition of showcasing Sage students’ talents. Students in Kindergarten through Grade 7 submitted a video recording as part of … Read More

The Sage Forum Interview with Mr. Tolisano

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

In recent weeks, Sage Forum representatives interviewed people in our community to get their take on life while in quarantine and their thoughts on virtual learning. Mr. Tyler Tolisano is an Upper School math teacher and this is his first year at The Sage School. This week, we discovered some of his interesting thoughts about … Read More

Alumni Offering Summer Sage Sessions

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

We’re excited to announce the addition of many innovative and educational Summer Sage virtual courses – all of which will be taught by Sage alumni! These former students will draw from subject matters which they are passionate about with the focus on elevating and challenging the participants to learn and capture their excitement for the … Read More

Registration Open for Virtual Summer Sage

Monday, May 11, 2020

A fun, safe, hands-on, summer camp adventure awaits curious and motivated students in preschool through eighth grade! We are excited to announce our virtual camp experience workshops, providing a combination of advanced academics, adventures, creativity and innovation, through workshops, demonstration, experimentation, and  fun, educational, hands-on learning. A pivot from the traditional bricks and mortar summer camp, … Read More

The Sage Forum Interview with Harry M.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Sage Forum, Sage’s student newspaper, conducted an interview with seventh grade student, Harry M. and asked him about his experience with virtual learning and some of his valuable takeaways.    Sage Forum: What is your current favorite class and why? Harry: Currently, my favorite class is science. In science class, we are learning about … Read More

Sagers Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Amid the recent COVID-19 global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, marked the 50th anniversary with the first Digital Earth Day. Sage students from beginners to eighth grade observed the holiday with a week of activities, crafts, and projects relating to nature, recycling, sustainability issues, climate science, and more. The students’ … Read More

Sage’s Virtual Gala is a Record Breaking Success

Monday, April 13, 2020

The Sage School’s Inspiring Minds Virtual Gala and Auction held on Saturday, April 4 was a record-breaking success, raising over $100,000 to support the school’s advanced academic programs for students in Preschool to Grade 8.  Three weeks prior to the event, the Gala Committee shifted to accommodate a virtual format with speeches made through Facebook … Read More

Virtual Gala on Saturday, April 4

Monday, March 30, 2020

What is a Virtual Gala? – The Virtual Gala has the same purpose (raising money for Sage!), same date, same time, but a different place – your living room! – Most of the activities of a traditional gala are simulated online. You can purchase Virtual Tickets and make a donation with Virtual Paddle Raises. – … Read More

Sagers Staying Connected

Monday, March 23, 2020

You’ve got mail! Let’s keep our community connected virtually during spring break and beyond. What new and creative things have you and your family done that you would like to share with the Sage community? Are you working on a project, learning something new, or spending quality time with your family and pets? Submit your … Read More

Virtual Education Plans at Sage

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Part 1: The weekly schedule    For Beginner’s to Grade 1: We will be working in partnership with the parents and guardians to create a virtual experience that incorporates the hands-on learning experiences and open environments for which Sage is known.  With adult assistance, students will log into Google Meet to interact with teachers and students … Read More

Willy Wonka JR. Wows Audiences with Two Performances

Friday, March 6, 2020

The Sage School Theater Company gave two incredible performances of Willy Wonka JR. this weekend in front of an audience of over 500 at the Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center in Foxboro. Based on the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, Willy Wonka JR. tells the timeless story of the world-famous candy … Read More

SAGE Shorts: Willy Wonka JR.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  On this episode of SAGE Shorts, Head of School, Marie Leary is joined by Performing Arts Teacher and Musical Director, Danielle Bazinet, along with cast members, Emily S., Aden G., Achuyuta R., and Jude K., of the upcoming musical, Willy Wonka JR! The opening show is Friday, February 28 at 6:00 PM and a … Read More

SAGE Shorts: Project Fair

Saturday, February 22, 2020

On this episode of SAGE Shorts, Head of School, Marie Leary, and Grade 3 Teacher, Kayla Feinberg discuss the Project Fair on March 5 at 6:00 PM! Click below to learn more!

Middle School Model United Nations Conference

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  The Sage School Model United Nations Team attended the Middle School MUN conference at Boston University Academy on February 1 & 2. There were over a dozen school delegations in attendance with over 300 student delegates present. Students worked together across 12 committees to tackle past and present global issues such as foreign affairs, … Read More

Sage Team Moves to MATHCOUNTS State Competition

Thursday, February 13, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, The Sage School hosted the Metro South Chapter Competition for MATHCOUNTS, a national program that provides students in Grades 6-8 the opportunity to compete in live, in-person math contests against and alongside their peers.  A total of 15 teams and 110 students participated in the competition. Congratulations to the Sage Team … Read More

SAGE Shorts: Upper School Sneak Peek

Saturday, February 8, 2020

On this episode of SAGE Shorts, Head of School, Marie Leary, and Upper School Head, John Cobbet-Walden discuss the Upper School Sneak Peek Day on March 4 at 8:45 AM! Click below to learn more!

Rachel McLaughlin Joins Auxiliary Office

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Rachel McLaughlin is joining the Sage community as Auxiliary Program Associate. Rachel is a native from Foxboro, Massachusetts, and she graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2019. While at UMASS, Rachel earned her B.A. in psychology and minored in education. Rachel has previously worked as a nanny for various families and enjoys being … Read More

Welcome to New Staff Member, Elizabeth Murzycki

Monday, February 3, 2020

Elizabeth Murzycki is joining the Sage community as our Controller! Liz is a graduate of Providence College and began her career in public accounting at Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, & Michael in Providence, RI. There, she was an auditor with a heavy focus on not-for-profit organizations. Her appreciation for education brought her to Lincoln School in … Read More

Community Presentation with Nadja Reilly, Ph.D.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Join us at The Sage School on Wednesday, January 22 at 7 p.m. for a community presentation with Nadja Reilly, Ph.D., Author of Anxiety and Depression in the Classroom: A Teacher’s Guide to Fostering Self-Regulation in Young Students.  Seats are limited. RSVP to Lisa Downs at

Model United Nations Team Visits Northeastern

Monday, December 2, 2019

The Sage School Model United Nations Team attended the Middle School MUN Conference on Saturday, November 23 hosted at Northeastern University. Leading up to the event, Sage students worked to prepare for the conference by writing speeches, creating position papers and practicing parliamentary procedures. Representing various nations from around the globe, Sage students worked diligently … Read More

Sagers Present Zero Waste Prototypes for Mass STEM Challenge

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Students in Kindergarten and Grade 1 presented their zero waste prototypes at the STEM Week Challenge Showcase in Boston on October 25. The challenge was put on by Project Lead the Way and Mass STEM Hub, which provided a different STEM challenge for each grade level. Sage students were tasked with creating packaging that would … Read More

2019-2020 Student Council

Friday, October 18, 2019

Congratulations to the members of the 2019-2020 Student Council at The Sage School!

Eighth Grader, Achyuta R., Earns Four-Year High School Scholarship!

Friday, September 13, 2019

  Congratulations to Sage eighth grader, Achyuta R., who recently earned a four-year high school scholarship through the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA)! IEA’s Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship offers one of the only merit-based, need-blind high school scholarships to highly gifted students across the United States. Elizabeth Jones, President of IEA said, “IEA is honored … Read More

Welcome New Faculty Member, Julie Santos!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  Julie Santos is thrilled to be joining the Sage family for the 2019/2020 school year as an Assistant Teacher. Julie lives in Mansfield, MA and graduated in 2018 with high honors from Bridgewater State University. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and English as well as Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement. Julie … Read More

Welcome New Music Teacher, Lily Apolloni!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Lily Apolloni is very excited to be joining the Sage community this year as the Music Teacher! During her college years, she toured and performed in Argentina and Uruguay with the St. Olaf Orchestra, collaborated on a multidisciplinary art project – combining scratched projector slides with heavily edited sounds, and formed and conducted her own … Read More

Welcome to New Faculty Member, Hannah Clifton!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hannah Clifton is thrilled to be joining the Sage community after a seven-year hiatus from teaching as a Math Teacher.  Previously, Hannah taught at Hillside School in Marlboro and Dana Hall School in Wellesley, where she was a part of both the language and math departments!  Most recently, though, she was a second-grade teacher while homeschooling … Read More

Courtney Pupkin Joins Advancement Office

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Courtney Pupkin joined The Sage School community in the summer of 2019 as the Director of Annual Giving.  Prior to Sage, Courtney was the Director of Development at UMass Amherst Hillel House where she launched successful fundraising events, instituted a legacy program and started young alumni network groups. Before Hillel, Courtney learned the grassroots of … Read More

Welcome to New Staff Member, Paul Oricchio

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Paul Oricchio is very excited to be serving as Director of Major Gifts. He is a seasoned development executive with over three decades of experience serving primarily educational and health care non-profit organizations in the greater Boston area. Paul worked as a major gift development consultant for Bay Farm Montessori School, Duxbury and Riverbend School, … Read More

Sage Welcomes Families for Open House

Monday, July 29, 2019

The Sage School welcomed 15 families to the Summer Open House on Wednesday, July 24. Parents and prospective students heard from Director of Admission, Megan Fahey, and Head of School, Marie Leary, before touring the school with faculty and staff. “Most of the families who seek out Sage are looking for an environment of like-minded … Read More

Tyler Tolisano Joins Math Department

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tyler Tolisano is excited to join the Sage community as a Math Teacher. He is a recent graduate of Saint Michael’s College, where he studied both Math and Secondary Education. He looks forward to beginning his teaching career at Sage, helping to build a curriculum that inspires and intrigues his students. He is passionate about … Read More

Welcome to New Faculty Member, Darcy Daniels!

Monday, July 15, 2019

Darcy Daniels is joining the Sage community as a middle school Social Studies Teacher. She has a BA in History and Classics from Gettysburg College and an MA in History from Monmouth University.  She is both an Americorps and James Madison Memorial Fellow. Most recently, she helped research the Common Core ELA standards concerning text … Read More

Celebrating the Class of 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Commencement ceremonies were held Friday, June 7 for the graduating Class of 2019. The following students graduated from The Sage School: Hallelujah A. of Norwood Manu A., Matthew P., Andrew S., Jonathan S. of Mansfield William D. of Canton Janani G. of Ashland Rohan J. of Foxboro Anona J. of Cumberland, RI Jacob M. of … Read More

Celebrating Arts & Humanities at 2019 Donor Showcase

Friday, May 24, 2019

This week Sage Leadership Society members and all donors who gave during the “Raise the Paddle” portion of the 2018 Annual Fund Gala and Auction were treated to a fun night celebrating the Arts and Humanities. The funds raised in 2018 were used to purchase digital and traditional humanities and library resources, and equipment for … Read More

Seventh Graders Win Junior Scientist Award

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Congratulations to seventh graders, Cole B., Achyuta R., and Kai S., for earning the Junior Scientist Award through Genes in Space! Close to 800 proposals were submitted, providing solutions to the challenges that face space pioneers. The topic submitted by Sagers titled, “Susceptibility to and Protection from Melanoma in the Presence of Cosmic Radiation” was … Read More

2019 Gala and Auction

Friday, May 10, 2019

Current and alumni parents, faculty, staff, and friends of Sage enjoyed a fantastic evening of great food, music, bidding, and dancing at the 2019 Annual Fund Gala and Auction on April 27! Held at the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxborough, the highly anticipated event was of resounding success! Thanks to the support of our generous community … Read More

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Second Annual Sage 5K Race/Walk

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Sage School held its second annual 5K on Saturday, May 4 with resounding success! The race registered over 130 runners and walkers with Sage parent, Jeremie LeClair of Foxboro taking first place for the second year in a row. Gifts were awarded to each age-group winner and thanks to a number of sponsors, there … Read More

2019 Commencement Speaker Announced

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Sage School is pleased to welcome back alumnus, Ian Marx, as the 2019 Commencement Speaker. After graduating as a part of The Sage School’s Class of 2011, Ian Marx continued his secondary studies at Boston College High School (‘15; Dorchester, MA).  Ian went on to attend Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) from which he will … Read More

Sagers Travel to Puerto Rico

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sage seventh and eighth grade travelers have just returned from this year’s school trip to Puerto Rico!  In preparation for their travels to this Commonwealth, students learned about the history, art, culture, geography, and language of the island in their Spanish classes, and in conjunction with their study of memoirs in English class they read … Read More

Four Sagers Win Honorable Mention at NY MUN Conference

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Sage School MSMUN Team attended the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City from March 28-30. Over 5,000 student delegates from around the world convened for the conference, engaging in debates and discussions about some of the most pressing issues in the world today. The theme for the conference was “Building a … Read More

Sage Gets Ready for Annual Fund Gala & Auction on April 27

Monday, April 8, 2019

The 2019 Annual Fund Gala & Auction, Sage’s signature social and fundraising event for parents and friends, is now less than a month away! Join us on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxboro. The theme this year is “Celebrating Educational Excellence,” recognizing the extraordinary educational experience Sage provides for gifted students … Read More

Students Learn the Art of Storytelling with Visiting Artist

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Before heading home for March Break, Sage students, from Beginners to Grade 8, took the stage in a community-wide assembly to share stories in various forms. This assembly was the culmination of a four-week long residency with Andrea Lovett, a visiting artist from Young Audiences of Massachusetts. Lovett is a professional storyteller who has been … Read More

Sage Team Places 10th in State Competition

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Congratulations to The Sage Team, who placed 10th in the Massachusetts State Competition for MATHCOUNTS held at Wentworth Institute of Technology!! Way to go, Sagers! The Sage Team: (left to right) back row: Math Department Chair and Sage Team Coach, Mr. C-W, eighth grader, William D., and seventh grader, Achyuta A.; front row: seventh grader, Thomas D., sixth … Read More

Honk! JR. Cast Delivers Showstopping Performance

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Sage School Theater Company gave an incredible performance of Honk! JR. this weekend in front of an audience of over 300 at The Norwood Theatre. Based on the tale of the Ugly Duckling, Honk! JR. provided attendees of all ages a performance filled with colorful backdrops, custom made props and costumes, creative dance performances, … Read More

Sagers Take Home Eight MSMUN Awards

Monday, February 11, 2019

The Sage School Model United Nations Team attended the Middle School MUN Conference, host by Boston University Academy (BUAMUN). The two-day conference brought together over 300 student delegates from schools across New England, as well as a school in Washington D.C., and Honduras. With seven Sage alumni chairing committees, students in grades 5-8 debated topics … Read More

Students Present BattleBots at LearnLaunch Conference

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

On Friday, February 1, five students of The Sage School presented their BattleBot projects at the Learning Innovation Showcase as part of the LearnLaunch Institute Conference in Boston, MA. The conference brings together a community of educators, investors, and entrepreneurs interested in expanding innovation to transform learning using digital technologies. The Learning Innovation Showcase is … Read More

Sage Places Second in MATHCOUNTS Chapter Competition

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

On Saturday, February 2, The Sage School hosted the Metro South Chapter Competition for MATHCOUNTS, a national program that provides students in Grades 6-8 the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers. “We were excited to host for the third year in a row,” said John Cobbett-Walden, Math Department Chair and … Read More

Sage’s Preschool Now Enrolling

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Sage School Preschool is now enrolling in our Beginners Program, for students ages 3.2 to 4.2 years old, and Pre-Kindergarten, ages 4.3 to 5 years old. Beginners offers young, bright students a safe and nurturing environment to navigate social relationships, develop a positive attitude, build self-esteem, and adapt to daily routines. Pre-literacy and math … Read More

Welcome New Faculty Member, Lauren Birnbaum!

Sunday, December 30, 2018

  Lauren Birnbaum is excited to join the Sage community as a Math teacher. From a young age, she always aspired to teach, filling her time as a dance teacher, ski instructor, and camp counselor. She studied at the University of Rochester, earning a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics with a minor in dance and … Read More

5th Annual STEAM Expo Focuses on Urban Equity

Sunday, December 30, 2018

On Monday, December 17, 2018, The Sage School hosted its 5th annual STEAM Expo at MIT’s Microsoft NERD (New England Research and Design) Center in Cambridge, MA. The event featured exhibition and presentations of student group work around the theme of ‘Urban Equity,’ featuring projects and working prototypes from students Grades 5-8. “The opportunity for … Read More

Middle School Model United Nations Conference

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Sage School Model United Nations Team attended the Middle School MUN Conference November 17 hosted at Northeastern University. There were 36 school delegations in attendance with over 600 student delegates, who worked together to resolve dynamic global issues spanning topics such as access to renewable energy and clean water, food security, child soldiers and … Read More

Veterans Day Tribute

Friday, November 9, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, students from Grade 8 presented Upper School Math and Science Teacher, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Pete Charbonneau a tribute of gratitude for his 24 years of active duty service in the military. The Sage School takes great pride in honoring our nation’s service members. This celebration is even more meaningful when … Read More

Workshop for Teachers & Parents on Biased Based Bullying

Monday, November 5, 2018

On November 26 at 6:00 pm, The Sage School will host an interactive workshop and information session designed for elementary educators/counselors, youth sports and group leaders, and parents around biased-based bullying in our schools. Created by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Welcoming Schools is a national professional development program that provides training and resources to … Read More

Welcome to new Staff Member, Janice Cole!

Monday, November 5, 2018

Janice Cole is excited to join The Sage School as the new Custodian. With a degree in Physical Education from UMass Boston, Janice has spent the last 25 years working with children in a variety of settings, including YMCAs, Parks & Recreation, and schools. She is now looking forward to keeping The Sage School clean and … Read More

Meet the new School Nurse, Rachel DosSantos!

Friday, October 12, 2018

Rachel DosSantos is thrilled to be joining The Sage School this year.  She holds a B.A. in Science of Nursing from Framingham State University and has been a Registered Nurse since 2012. Rachel previously managed a healthcare facility for both pediatric and adult patients in South Florida. She now resides in Hopkinton, MA. with her husband … Read More

Welcome to New Staff Member, Joan Hanson!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Joan Hanson came to The Sage School in October of 2018, bringing 30+ years of accounting/bookkeeping experience. Prior to Sage, she spent 9 years as a Staff Accountant for a small company in Boston. Joan is excited to join Sage and is looking forward to making a difference in the Business Office. Joan enjoys spending … Read More

Welcome to New Faculty Member, Scott Wilhelm!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Scott Wilhelm—pictured here with a balanced equinox egg—is a licensed biology, physics, math and general science teacher with more than ten years of experience. Scott holds a Master’s of Science in Education from Simmons College and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Maryland in College Park. He combines deeply analytical lessons … Read More

Meet the new Communications Coordinator, Julie York!

Monday, July 23, 2018

Julie York is excited to join The Sage School community as Communications Coordinator. Prior to Sage, she spent six years recruiting students as an Admissions Officer in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Rhode Island College. She is a graduate of RIC, with a B.A. in Film Studies and Mass Media Communications and a Masters … Read More

Welcome to Grade 7/8 Teacher, Marie Dalton!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Marie Dalton is excited to join the Sage community as a seventh and eighth grade English teacher. She earned a BA in English at Earlham College in 2009 and a Masters in Teaching from Brown University in 2010. Marie has taught middle and high school English in Massachusetts private schools for the past eight years. … Read More

Sarah Golden Martin Joins Humanities Department

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Sarah Golden Martin is thrilled to be joining the Sage community as the Grade 5 and 6 History Teacher this fall. Prior to Sage, Sarah taught History and English for eight years at a private school for students with complex learning needs. She is passionate about designing learning experiences that get students curious and inspire … Read More

Grade 1 Welcomes Shelby Manuels to the Teaching Team

Friday, July 6, 2018

Shelby Manuels is thrilled to be joining The Sage School community as a Grade 1 Teacher in the fall of 2018. Throughout the last 25 years, Shelby has dedicated her life to teaching children from preschool through Grade 8 in all subject areas. Most recently, she has worked in the Northborough school system coordinating instruction … Read More

Welcome Kara Alderman!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Kara Alderman is The Sage School’s new Pre-K Assistant Teacher who will teach alongside Kathy Coffey. She is a native of Massachusetts having grown up west of Foxborough in Sutton, MA. Kara graduated Cum Laude from Roger Williams University with a B.A. in Elementary Education and a minor in Spanish. She spent four years as … Read More

Welcome Grade 2 Teacher, Jessica Coleman!

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jessica Coleman is excited to be joining The Sage School as a Grade 2 Teacher, working alongside veteran teacher Elizabeth Krikelis! Jessica comes to Sage most recently from Philadelphia where she was teaching science and math to grades 4-6 for several years. She has also taught third grade in a New Jersey charter school and … Read More

Welcome to New Faculty Member, Pete Charbonneau!

Friday, June 15, 2018

Pete Charbonneau Math & Science Teacher B.S. University of Massachusetts – Lowell M.S. University of Colorado – Boulder Pete was born and raised in Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. He enlisted in the US Army in the fall and served his first tour of … Read More

2018 Commencement

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Sage School Celebrates the Class of 2018 Commencement ceremonies were held Friday, June 8 for the graduating Class of 2018. The following students graduated from The Sage School: Dermot D., Nicolas O., and Kyle R. of Foxboro Sravya L. and Leah V. of Plainville Jazzi B. and Surya S. of Sharon Oscar C. of … Read More

A Focus on Well-Being for the 2018 Project Fair

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Sage School Project Fair is much more than an interdisciplinary project. It is a year-long study generated by the passion and curiosity of Sage students. Because they choose their project topic, students are intrinsically motivated to spend months researching, studying, experimenting, collaborating, and finally presenting their discoveries to a large audience. This year’s Project … Read More

An Evening in the Makerspace!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

It’s not every day that parents have theopportunity to work in a makerspace and participate in a project using all of the latest equipment. Last week, Sage Leadership Society members and all donors who gave during the “Raise the Paddle” portion at the 2017 Annual Fund Gala and Auction were treated to a fun night of “making” in … Read More

2018 Gala and Auction

Friday, May 18, 2018

Parents, faculty, staff, and friends of Sage enjoyed a fantastic evening of great food, music, bidding, and dancing at the 2018 Annual Fund Gala and Auction on May 12! Held at TPC Boston in Norton, the highly anticipated event (postponed from March 3 due to blizzard power outages) was an overwhelming success! Thanks to the support of … Read More

2018 STEAM Projects Get “Funded”

Friday, May 11, 2018

On Monday, May 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm, The Sage School hosted its fourth annual STEAM Expo at the Putnam Club Northeast Lounge at Gillette Stadium. Students in Grades 6 to 8 presented their innovative solutions to current challenges related to health and well-being. After months of research, design testing, and collaboration with both local … Read More

1st Sage 5K

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Sage School held its first-ever 5K on Saturday, May 5. With temperatures reaching the 70s, over 130 runners and walkers took part in the inaugural event. Sage parent, Jeremie LeClair of Foxboro took first place, and gifts were awarded to each age-group winner. Children six years and younger participated in a fun run before … Read More

Sage Made Art Show

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Over thirty Sage students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 displayed their artwork at the historic Boyden Library in downtown Foxborough this past week. The Sage Made Art Show featured drawings, paintings, and three-dimensional art work, such as a wood carving drawn by a student, digitized, and etched in Sage’s industrial-sized laser cutter. The artwork was … Read More

Kindergarten Shops With Store Profits

Monday, April 23, 2018

A bus ride alone can be very exciting for a kindergarten student. But when the bus is taking the student to Target, where he will be purchasing something cool for his classroom using money that he and his classmates earned, the experience is nothing short of amazing! The Sage School Kindergarten recently headed to the … Read More

The Sage Play

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Sage Play is a highlight of the year for Grades 3-5 at The Sage School. Students spend several months learning about the elements needed to produce a play from beginning to end. They help create costumes, build and paint sets, plan set changes, suggest blocking, run the lights and music, and control the curtain. … Read More

Sage Music Recital

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Sage hosted its Second Annual Music Recital on April 11 in the Sage Music Room. Students in Grades 1-5 showcased their musical talents in front of an audience comprised of family members and faculty. While many artists played pieces on the piano, others played the violin or sang a favorite song. The Herbs and Spices … Read More

The K Shop

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Entrepreneurs start young at Sage! As part of their unit on economics, Sage’s Kindergarten class recently opened The K Shop where they sold items ranging in cost from 25 cents to $1 to members of the Sage community. The class learned about the process of building a business, first deciding upon items that might be … Read More

Celebrating Diversity Within Our Community

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

One of the more favorite events of the year among community members, Sage’s International Night celebrates the various cultures within the Sage community. Families bring dishes to share, wear festive, traditional attire, and enjoy each other’s company for a night of student performances. International Night 2018, held on April 5, was a joyous event, from … Read More

Science Teachers Publish Article

Monday, April 2, 2018

Lisa Troy and Nitzan Resnick, both middle school science teachers at The Sage School, recently collaborated with scientist Stefan Sievert of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) on an article for Science Scope, a middle school science magazine published by the National Science Teachers Organization (NTSA). The partnership between Dr. Sievert and Sage developed several years ago. … Read More

Aladdin JR Cast Wows Audience

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Sage School Theater Company gave an incredible performance of Aladdin JR this weekend in front of an audience of over 400 at The Norwood Theatre. From the moment the curtain opened, the beautiful, authentic costumes and props, bold set design, and creative lighting set the background for a show that entertained attendees of all … Read More

Sage Students Move on to States in Math Competition

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Sage School hosted the MATHCOUNTS Metro South Chapter Competition on February 3. Eleven schools, totaling seventy-five students, participated in the event. Two of Sage’s seven competitors placed in the top five of the competition, earning them the chance to compete at the state level next month. Congratulations to seventh grader William D. (1st place) … Read More

Professionals, Alumni Share Experiences at Career Day 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

Among the list of panelists who shared their expertise with more than sixty Middle School students at The Sage School’s 4th Annual Career Day were engineers, entrepreneurs, professors, architects, and lawyers. Students were given the unique opportunity to first choose from a group of themed panels (Medicine and Innovation, Environment, Pharmaceuticals and Technology, Business and … Read More

Six Awards for MUN

Friday, December 8, 2017

The Sage School Model United Nations Team attended the Middle School MUN Conference December 2 hosted at Northeastern University. The largest in MSMUN history, there were thirty-two school delegations in attendance, totaling over 500 student delegates. Those in attendance worked together to resolve global issues that spanned topics such as climate change, food security, and child … Read More

MIT Chain Reaction Event

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, The Sage School Chain Reaction Club, otherwise known as Team “Smart Kids r Cool,” participated in the 20th annual Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) giant chain reaction event with their own Rube Goldberg-esque link in a long chain of creative contraptions. For two and a half months, ten Sage students in Grades 2-8 … Read More

Mansfield Bio-Incubator Grand Opening

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Sage School was proud to participate in the grand opening of the Mansfield Bio-Incubator along with Secretary Jay Ash, State Representative Jay Barrows, Foxboro Town Manager Bill Keegan, and President & CEO of Massachusetts Biotechnology Council Robert Coughlin. Head of School Marie Leary spoke at the event about the exciting mentoring possibilities this new venture brings … Read More

MUN Global Leadership Conference

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Eleven members of our Model UN Team participated in the MUN Global Leadership Conference held at The Omni Parker House and Suffolk University Law School in downtown Boston on October 1, 2017. Sage was one of twenty schools in attendance. In this “coaching” conference that focused on the topic of child refugees, students were paired … Read More

Beginners & PK Social

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sage welcomed its youngest members of our community with our Annual Beginners & PK Social held here on campus. New and returning students visited their classrooms in the morning to meet teachers and new friends. Parents enjoyed a reception with the Head of School Marie Leary and other administrators to answer last-minute questions and meet … Read More

Warm Smiles and Laughter at Sage’s New Family Reception 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

About 40 families gathered at Sage on Wednesday, August 30 for our annual New Family Reception. Held on the back campus, Head of School Marie Leary and the Admission Office welcomed wonderful new students and their parents for a cocktail reception. New students enjoyed the playground and making new friends while parents mingled with faculty … Read More

Our Makerspace is Now Open!

Friday, August 25, 2017

The Sage School’s Makerspace is officially open and ready for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. It is currently filled with state-of-the-art technology such as a laser cutter, 3-D printer, digital technology and design equipment, video and sound production tools, and woodworking stations, with more arriving every day. At The Sage School, a Makerspace is … Read More

No Shortage of Fun at Summer Sage!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

From building robotic arms to virtually traveling the world, Summer Sage Explorations and Summer Sage Academy delivered another wonderful summer of discovery for over nearly 100 children in PK to Grade 8. The Sage School summer enrichment programs are the perfect blend of learning and fun for bright young minds! Summer Sage offers two distinct groups – … Read More