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

  • STEM

    SAU 15 STEM Team

    Date: August 24, 2015

    Teachers and administrators from each of the five schools have been hard at work this summer developing a variety of STEM lessons for the 2015 – 2016 school year. STEM is the interdisciplinary approach to learning that removes the traditional barriers separating the four disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and integrates them into REAL-WORLD, RIGOROUS, And RELEVANT learning experiences for students. STEM has increasingly become a means for critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, communication, problem solving and global citizenship. We are pleased to incorporate this important approach into our K-8 academic programming. Read More

  • PD Committee Members Cheryl Caake (Auburn), Karen Murray (Hooksett), Cheryl St. Pierre (Candia)

    SAU 15 Professional Development

    Date: June 27, 2014

    SAU 15 believes high quality professional development is critical to the success of our students, faculty, and schools in the districts of Auburn, Candia, and Hooksett. High quality, successful professional development leads to professional competence and directly impacts instructional practices, student learning and achievement. This year, the SAU 15 Professional Development Committee has been hard at work on the development of the new 5-year Master Plan. The committee includes the following members: Cheryl Caake (Auburn), Cheryl St. Pierre (Candia), Karen Murray (Underhill), Beth Curran (Memorial), Kelly Martino (Cawley), Christine Gialousis (Administration) Drew Bairstow (Administration), Kim Royer (School Board), Trisha Korkosz (Community)... Read More

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    SAU 15 Teacher Effectiveness and Evaluation Committee

    Date: June 23, 2014

    In October 2013, the SAU #15 Teacher Effectiveness and Evaluation Committee was formed to create a collaborative evaluation model leading to improved teaching performance and increased academic achievement. A group of 24 teachers and administrators worked throughout the year to critically research different evaluation models to determine the most comprehensive components for teacher advancement. The committee used the reports of the New Hampshire Task Force for Effective Teaching as a foundation for their work. One key aspect outlined in the Task Force Phase II Report is that the State Model System contains five major components – the four domains of professional... Read More

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    • Back to School!

      August 28, 2015

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      The first day of the 2015-2016 school year will be Monday, August 31, starting at 7:40 AM. The school day ends at 2:30. Read More

    • Fitness Fridays

      August 29, 2015

      HMS students are invited to join Mr. Evans and several other volunteers in the gymnasium for our weekly Fitness Fridays, beginning on September 18. From 8:00 to 8:40 AM, kids participate in many fun and active games and events that emphasize exercise and cooperation. Students are dropped off at the... Read More

    • Meet Your Teacher

      August 21, 2015

      Hooksett Memorial School (serving Hooksett students in grades 3-5) and Underhill School (serving Hooksett students in grades K-2) invite our families to “Meet Your Teacher” on Thursday, August 27. Teachers will be in their classrooms to meet their students for the 2015-16 school year from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  Hooksett... Read More