Tackan Elementary School came together to support its Parent-Teacher Association while having fun and staying healthy.
On Nov. 2, the school hosted a Boosterthon Fun Run to raise money for the school’s PTA while also keeping its students active. Prior to the run, students garnered pledges and sponsors from family members and friends for each lap they ran. In total, Tackan raised more than $18,000 to benefit its PTA. Pledges came from 25 different states and five different... Click Here to View
The district and its Parent-Teacher Associations, in partnership with the Smithtown Youth Bureau, Horizons Counseling and Education, Suffolk County Police Department and the Counter Drug Task Force, presented a Parent/Student University focusing on current drugs trends on Nov. 1 in the High School West auditorium.
Community members, parents and students came out to listen to the presentation on topics such as the dangers of alcohol abuse and vaping, social host laws, and what’s... Click Here to View
High School West held its annual Safe Halloween event on the evening of Oct. 27. Organized by the Leadership Club, more than 30 of the school’s clubs participated with stations for the trick or treaters. Some stations featured arts and craft, games or a spooky haunted house. The High School West jazz band and brass ensemble entertained guests throughout the evening. Guests were asked to bring a nonperishable food items to the event and more than 500 items were collected to be donated to... Click Here to View
Fourth-graders at Tackan Elementary spent Oct. 27 working on different pumpkin day activities.
Using their scientific and mathematic knowledge, students worked in groups to record how many lines were on each pumpkin. Students measured the height and circumference of their pumpkin. To get the weight of their pumpkins, they had to use math skills, first stepping on the scale alone and then with their pumpkins. They recorded the volume of the pumpkin by submerging it in a bucket of... Click Here to View
High School East math teacher Marianne Schoepflin has been named a finalist in the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, which recognizes outstanding instruction and leadership in math and science.To read the Newsday story on the honor, please click this link. Please note, a subscription to Newsday may be required to view the full article.
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AMS Spirit Day
GHMS Gr 7 Dance
HSW Blood Drive
DEL Gr 4 Sports Night 7 PM
HSW Winter Drama General Audience 7:30 PM
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