Sage News

Latest News

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