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with an absence note, as the email will be printed and serve as the
note. If the student is to be picked up early, please also email the
Attendance Office the time and reason the student will be leaving. The
student will then be required to pick up a pass and sign out of the
building in the Attendance Office.
It was a week full of Smithtown pride leading up to the homecoming football games at High School East and High School West on Oct. 7. Students and staff celebrated during spirit week and both schools enjoyed a pep rally the day before the game.
High School West held a community carnival featuring a bull ride and rock climbing wall prior to the football game. During the game, the robotics club – the Mechanical Bulls – shot T-shirts into the crowd from a launcher they built and controlled with a laptop computer. HSW varsity football team faced off against the Huntington Blue Devils. Despite their best efforts, the Bulls fell just short of a win. Kamryn Bernard and Joe Pilewski were crowned homecoming king and queen, respectively, at halftime following a performance by the varsity cheerleaders and the Whisperettes.
East’s homecoming kicked off with a parade from St. James Elementary to the high school led by the marching band. Members of various high school clubs, the youth football and cheerleading leagues followed the band down the parade route.
The East Bulls took on Bay Shore for the big game but couldn’t pull together for the victory. Jacque Moon and James Fanning were named homecoming queen and king, respectively, during the halftime show, followed by performances by the Whisperettes and varsity cheerleaders.
Throughout the district, each of the schools remembered and recognized Sept. 11 by engaging in different observances and activities.
Many schools started the day with a moment of silence prior to morning announcements. At Great Hollow Middle School, the morning announcements throughout the week included relevant character education messages. Students at Accompsett Middle School displayed flags outside the building and Principal Paul McNeil delivered a message over the public announcement system to all students.
Smithtown Elementary School held a moment of silence and spoke about the importance of honoring the bravery of those who help others, such as firefighters and police. At Dogwood Elementary School, fifth-graders read an article, held age-appropriate class discussions and wrote essays and poems on why they are proud to be an American. Dogwood fourth-grade students created a project on their heroes. The outside walkways and lawn of the St. James Elementary School were filled with flags placed by students at the start of the school day on 9/11.
High School East lessons examined 9/11 from different viewpoints. Some teachers explored the history and impact of 9/11 since most students were not alive when the event happened. Psychology classes examined the toll traumatic events like 9/11 can have on a country and its people. Government classes assessed the impact 9/11 had on civil liberties in the United States. Some history courses explored the variety of changes that took place in the aftermath of the attacks. Furthermore, they examined the lessons that can be learned from 9/11. Some teachers chose to discuss how we could find hope in despair by choosing to be of service to the community in which they live.
Smithtown Central School District welcomed back students and staff on
Sept. 7 to kick off the 2017-2018 school year. The first day of school
was bustling with activity. Check out our slideshow to see some first
day of school highlights.
HSW World Language HS Induction 7:30 PM
HSW Mini College Fair
HSW Safe Halloween 4-7 PM
HSW Underclassmen Photo Make-Ups
HSW Winter Drama Senior Audience 3:30 PM