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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.…

Historic Photo: Holtsville School in 1929

Historic Photo: Holtsville School in 1929

Found this old image of the Holtsville School from 1929. Long before there was the Sachem Central School District, individual school houses were located around the community. The Holtsville School…

#SachemTBT: Sachem Class of 2004

#SachemTBT: Sachem Class of 2004

The photo above is from the inside flap of the Sachem Class of 2004 yearbook. This was the last class prior to the district split when Sachem East was created…

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