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Welcome to SAU 15 – Auburn, Candia, Hooksett

SAU #15 school districts believe the roots of a great community lie in the strength of the educational system that molds today’s children into tomorrow’s leaders. Our schools are child centered and provide high-quality, rigorous instruction that engages and challenges students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary for the 21st century.
  • Marge Polak

    Assistant Superintendent

  • Dr. Charles P. Littlefield


  • Karen Lessard

    Business Administrator

Welcome to SAU 15 – Auburn, Candia, Hooksett

SAU 15 News

  • SAU 15 Superintendent Finalist Videos

    Date: January 15, 2018

    On January 12, 2018 there was a Meet the Candidates Night held at the Cawley Middle School in Hooksett.  Three SAU 15 Superintendent Finalists spoke briefly about their background in education before meeting with Auburn, Candia and Hooksett residents who attended.  The introduction videos can be found at the link below. Meet the Candidates Night - January 12, 2018

  • SAU 15 Superintendent Finalist Biographies

    Date: January 12, 2018

    SAU 15 Superintendent Finalist Biographies William John Van Bennekum William Van Bennekum earned his Certificate of Educational Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Educational Leadership Superintendent Certification K-12 in 2016 from Plymouth State University. He holds a Master’s of Science majoring in School Administration Principal Certification K-12 from Old Dominion University in Virginia. Currently, he is the Principal at Holderness Central School and has held this position for the last ten years. Before moving to SAU 48, he worked as Assistant Principal at Chesapeake Public School and grade 6 math teacher from 1992-2007. He relocated to Gilford in 2007 to become Principal at Holderness Central...

  • Photo of teachers participating in science training3-Dimensional Science Classroom Project

    Date: September 19, 2017

    The goal of this project, hosted by SAU15 at Cawley Middle School this summer, was to train a cadre of elementary, middle and high school science faculty from 5 NH districts to effectively apply the CCCs (Crosscutting Concepts) and SEPs (Science and Engineering Practices) of the NH Career and College-Ready Science Standards.  These teachers spent 8 days in training this summer and  will go on and train other teachers and administrators in their districts. Barbara Hopkins, NHDOE Science Consultant was onsite for 2 of the training days and was very impressed by the level of commitment the teachers displayed throughout...

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  • Notice to Pinkerton Students : Winter Transportation Procedure

    December 11, 2017

    Notice to Pinkerton Students: Winter Transportation Procedure If school is cancelled at Auburn Village School there will be no transportation to Pinkerton. If there is a 90 minute delay at Auburn Village School and no delay at Pinkerton, transportation to Pinkerton will be delayed by 90 minutes. If there is a 90 minute delay...

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  • School Sign Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    September 11, 2017

    New School Sign Ribbon Cutting

    The Candia PTO held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September 7th to thank all the individuals and organizations that were involved in helping to replace the sign at Henry W Moore School. The old sign was erected in 1990 as an Eagle Scout project with the help of the Candia PTO....

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  • High School Fair Update

    September 12, 2017

    On Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm, students in the Cawley Class of 2018 and parents will have the opportunity to attend the High School Fair at Cawley Middle School. Representatives from Goffstown High School, Londonderry High School, Manchester West High School, Manchester Central High School, Pinkerton Academy and...

  • Hooksett Community Skywatch Night

    September 07, 2017

    People using a telescope

    All students, families and community members are invited to Cawley Middle School on Thursday, September 28 at dusk to view the stars. Amateur astronomers will set up telescopes for a closer look at the stars, moon and any visible planets. This is a beginner-friendly viewing to the stars. Each telescope will...

  • New Incoming Student Information Night

    January 16, 2018

    New Incoming Student Info Night

    Fred C. Underhill Elementary School in Hooksett will hold a parent information night for new incoming students on Thursday, February 15, 2018 beginning at 6:30pm in the school gym. This is a night intended for parents only of new incoming students. Registration packets will be available in the Underhill main...