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Q&A: Mr. Creedon, creator of Flaming Arrows

Q&A: Mr. Creedon, creator of Flaming Arrows

Peter Creedon is a Sachem original. He was a teacher in the district when it was first formed in 1955 and spent the next 33 years educating its students and…

Superintendent Nolan to retire after 2015-16

Superintendent Nolan to retire after 2015-16

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF SACHEM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Sachem Superintendent James J. Nolan will retire at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. Nolan, who began his career at Sachem in…

Remembering Sachem’s Union Avenue School

Remembering Sachem’s Union Avenue School

The Sachem Central School District is in the process of selling the Union Avenue School in Holbrook. The first public school in Holbrook was erected in 1860. Funds for the…

#SachemTBT: Sachem’s school play in 1961

#SachemTBT: Sachem’s school play in 1961

This photo is from one of Sachem’s original school plays in 1961 called “You Can’t Take It With You.” The photo appears in the 1961 Sachem yearbook.…

Sachem TBT: Yearbook photo from 1961

Sachem TBT: Yearbook photo from 1961

This week’s Sachem TBT takes us back to 1961. This is a random photo from the 1961 Sachem yearbook of a student using a vending machine. Very telling of the…

#SachemTBT: Administrative offices in 1960

#SachemTBT: Administrative offices in 1960

Sachem’s central offices were located on Farm-to-Market Road on the property formerly occupied by the Vetter Farm. Renovation was completed in 1960. Today, Sachem’s district offices are located in the…

#SachemTBT: Exchange program in 1960

#SachemTBT: Exchange program in 1960

In 1960, Sachem Schools participated in a student-exchange program with Newton Schools in New England. Here is an excerpt about the program in the Sachem yearbook from 1960: Although Sachem…

#SachemTBT: Music Ensemble from 1985

#SachemTBT: Music Ensemble from 1985

This week’s #SachemTBT post takes you back to 1985-1986 with Sachem’s Music Ensemble and Dance Band. -Words by Chris R. Vaccaro…

#SachemTBT: Principal Dennis James in ’93

#SachemTBT: Principal Dennis James in ’93

This week’s #SachemTBT takes you back to 1993 with former Sachem High School Principal Dennis James.…

#SachemTBT: Marching Band in 1965

#SachemTBT: Marching Band in 1965

The photo above of Sachem’s Marching Band appears in Sachem’s yearbook from 1965.…

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