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4th Grade Welcome Bags

The fourth grade students at Smithtown Elementary joined together on May 14th, 2014 to decorate over 50 school themed canvas totes that held handmade items created including: bookmarks, key rings, welcome letters, school portraits, and donated school supplies. Each class also collected small donations of crayons, highlighters, and pencils from families. Newsday’s Futurecorp has decided …

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Skype with Dr. Francis – Professor at Rutgers

Today students in Room 23 were so lucky to have a SKYPE session with Dr. Francis: http://climatesociety.rutgers.edu/menu-ii/affiliated-faculty/137-jennifer-francis~ Presently she is a Research Professor with the Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences and studies Arctic climate change and Arctic-global climate linkages with ~40 peer-reviewed publications on these topics. Thanks to Kenzie for looking to extend …

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1st Grade Ladybug Show

On Friday, April 25th, the First Graders in Smithtown Elementary performed in their first annual Lovely Ladybug Show. Mrs. Yoon, our talented Music Teacher, created and taught the children 10 information- packed songs about these cute creatures. Parents and families were fascinated by the knowledge our ladybug specialists shared when they were invited back to …

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NY State Senate Earth Day Poster Contest Winners

Fourth grade Smithtown Elementary art student Zachary was awarded first place in the 2014 New York State Senate Earth Day Poster contest. Fellow artists Amanda, Lilyanna and Zoe were honorary participants and were all encouraged to participate by their art teacher, Ms. Lewis. The competition was from every corner of New York State and invited …

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PALS Club at St. Johnland

The PALS Club at Smithtown Elementary bases its philosophy on developing social skills and fostering diversity among students. Mrs. Davison and Ms. Fellows, the PALS Club facilitators, orchestrated a community based activity at St. Johnland Nursing Center in Kings Park on Saturday, April 5th. The PALS Club members interacted with leadership students from Smithtown High …

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Willy Wonka Kids

On March 14th and 15th, 96 of Smithtown Elementary’s 5th graders came together to put on an outstanding production of Ronald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Kids. These 5th graders worked tirelessly over the past three months on Singing, Acting and Dancing. Along with their music teachers, Mrs. Lyndsay Payne and Mr. Frank Scheno, as well as …