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

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    Smarter Balanced Results

    Date: November 12, 2015

    Individual Smarter Balanced Assessment reports were mailed to parents of SAU 15 students in grades 4-9 on Thursday, November 12, 2015.  Smarter Balanced replaced the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) in English/language arts and mathematics.  More information regarding the assessment and information that was mailed home can be found on our assessment page. Read More

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    SAU15 Websites Maintenance - 10/23 - 10/24

    Date: October 15, 2015

    The SAU15 websites (Auburn, Candia and Hooksett) will all be undergoing maintenance starting late Friday afternoon on 10/23.  The maintenance work may last into the next day, Saturday 10/24.  During this time there may be periods where the websites will be inaccessible. This work is being performed to increase the performance of the websites.   Read More

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    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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  • Opiate Crisis - Information Evening

    September 19, 2016


    Dear Parents, The Moore School, in partnership with the Candia Police and Fire Departments and Manchester Mental Health will be hosting a parent information evening on the subject of the Opiate Crisis in our nation. Date & Time: Wednesday, October 5 Time: 6:30 pm Where: Moore School Gym Topic: The purpose of the evening will... Read More

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  • Hooksett School Board Receives Excellence Award

    May 18, 2016

    New Hampshire School Boards Association announced the Hooksett School Board as the winner of the 2016 NHSBA School Board of Excellence Award. This award is presented to the school board that has accomplished and implemented best practices over the last year. The award acknowledges leadership, teamwork and effectiveness in... Read More

  • Lexington and Concord Field Trip

    June 20, 2016


    On Wednesday, May 25, the 5th grade class took a field trip to Concord and Lexington, MA. The weather was beautiful and the students were very excited about seeing the sites they had read and heard about while studying the American Revolution. Students were prepared to make presentations at various... Read More

  • Fun Field/Activity Day - Thursday, June 9

    May 18, 2016

    Thursday, June 9th we will be holding our Fun Field/Activity Day here at Underhill. Students have had the chance to hear about all the fun activities available to them on that day. Then they rank ordered 1-8 the activities they would like to do. They will each participate in 5 activities... Read More