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2017 New Hampshire Middle School of the Year

  • Matthew Benson


  • Brad Largy

    Assistant Principal

David R. Cawley Middle School

  • Biographies of Superintendent Candidates

    Date: January 12, 2018

    There will be a public forum to meet the finalists for the position of SAU 15 superintendent on January 12  at Cawley Middle School, 6:30 p.m. Christine Denise Martin Christine Martin earned her Doctorate from Plymouth State University in 2016. She began teaching in 1988, and through 2015 she worked in various roles including music teacher, Director of Fine Arts, Director of Greater Manchester Professional Development Center and Principal of Webster Street School. Currently, Christine is working as Principal in SAU 37 at Beech Street Community Elementary School where she moved to support the children of the school when their Principal left mid-year. Before...

  • Hooksett School Board Budget Presentation

    Date: January 10, 2018

    January 23, 2018 at Fred C. Underhill School, 7:00 — 8:00 p.m. Several warrant articles will be included in this year's budget, including renovations to the Fred C. Underhill School, drainage of the Cawley athletic fields, and the expansion to full-day Kindergarten. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. For more information or to ask questions in advance, email members of the School Board Communications Committee: Jim Sullivan: Adam Gianunzio: Lindsey Laliberte:

  • Meet the Candidates for SAU 15 Superintendent

    Date: January 10, 2018

    January 12, 2018 at Cawley Middle School, 6:30 p.m. You are invited to a public forum to meet the finalists for the position of SAU 15 superintendent. The search committee has interviewed multiple candidates to replace our current superintendent Dr. Littlefield, who will be retiring at the end of the school year. This is your chance to learn more about the finalists and ask them your questions. For more information or to ask questions in advance, email members of the School Board Communications Committee: Jim Sullivan: Adam Gianunzio: Lindsey Laliberte:

  • Hooksett School District Press Release, January 10, 2018

    Date: January 10, 2018

    FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AT FRED C. UNDERHILL SCHOOL Hooksett, New Hampshire - January 10, 2018 - The Hooksett School Board is committed to bringing full-day kindergarten to the Hooksett School District. They are proposing to remove the portable classrooms, renovate the existing space, and construct a new addition to make room for the full-day kindergarten program. The cost for the construction project is $4,057,650. On March 13, 2018, Hooksett residents will have the opportunity to vote on a warrant article to secure a 10-year bond to pay for the addition and renovations. Over the past several years, the Hooksett School Board...

  • 8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C. Informational Meeting

    Date: January 08, 2018

    Attention 7th Grade Students and Parents: There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, from 6:30-7:30 pm in the media center at Cawley Middle School for the annual eighth grade trip to Washington D.C.  This year’s trip will take place from Tuesday, November 6 thru Friday, November 9, 2018.  Members of the school staff and Mr. Douglas Bennett from Bennett Student Travel will be available to present information to you and to answer your questions. The projected cost of the trip will be announced at this meeting, but is subject to change depending on the number of students who...

  • January Principal's Report

    Date: January 01, 2018

    Click here to read Mr. Benson's January Principal's Report.

  • Lynn LyonsLynn Lyons presenting free anxiety workshop in February

    Date: December 29, 2017

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30. The Hooksett PTA is bringing renowned author and psychotherapist Lynn Lyons to our district to present a free workshop titled "Strategies for Managing Children with Anxiety in School and Home." Lynn is an anxiety expert who has appeared all over TV, radio, and podcasts where she delivers strategies parents and teachers can use to help children with anxiety. Please click here for more information.

  • Learn Google Docs at the Public Library, December 27

    Date: December 26, 2017

    On Wednesday, December 27 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Cawley students and their parents are encouraged to go to the Hooksett Public Library to learn tips and tricks from HPL's Information & Technology Specialist, Mark Glisson, and to hear what students can do with Google at school from Justine Thain, the Library Media Director at Cawley Middle School. This session will meet in the Computer Lab behind the YA Room so each person may have their own computer to utilize. Please register to ensure enough computers are available for all.  REGISTER LINK

  • Route Changes to Bus 5 and Bus 13

    Date: December 20, 2017

    Effective January 2 there will be a change affecting the middle school bus routes for Bus 5 and Bus 13, in an effort to alleviate overcrowding. The new route along with time changes is available here. Please plan accordingly so your children that are used to having someone at the stops  waiting for them can expect the same to occur with this change. We appreciate your understanding and expect this change to go smoothly.

  • Cawley Students Win Writing Contest

    Date: December 15, 2017

    Students in Mrs. Saltus' and Mrs. Gartland's 8th grade language arts classes participated in the Young Writers Spine-Chillers Contest in which they wrote mini sagas. There were over 4,500 entries. Dominic Earle, Will Shields, Owen Rowley, Chris Mahair, Austin Bobay and Diamond Page were selected to have their mini sagas published. Spine-Chillers - Tales From New Hampshire is scheduled for publication on February 28, 2018. Congratulations to our newly published authors.