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MTP Logo33 Plaisted Avenue, Smithtown, NY 11787

Principal - Mr. Ierano:  (631) 382-4355
Main Office:  (631) 382-4355
Fax Number:  (631) 382-4356
Health Office:  (631) 382-4360
Psychologist:  (631) 382-4371
Social Worker:  (631) 382-4363
Speech:  (631) 382-4377 & 4376

School Hours: 9:20 am - 3:25 pm.



Principal's Welcome Letter - August 2018

2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration Information - Click Here

MTP Year At A Glance 2018-19

Walker Release Letter and Form


Mission Statement

The path to our dreams begins with the partnership between our school and families working collaboratively to ensure a safe and caring environment. Varied educational experiences at Mt. Pleasant Elementary school offer students the tools necessary to embrace diversity, become independent lifelong learners, and compassionate global citizens.


Pancake Breakfast

Congratulations to the Mt. Pleasant classes that brought in the most Box Tops: Mrs. Chester, Mr. Jackowski and Mrs. Waitz. Students had a great morning celebrating their win by enjoying a delicious pancake breakfast, with all the fixings, compliments of Mr. Ierano.

Catching the Leprechaun

Kindergartners at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School had visit from a mischievous little leprechaun. He made a mess in their classroom, leaving clues for students to try to catch him. They searched and searched, but couldn’t catch him. Better luck next year!

St. Patrick’s Ready

St. Patrick’s Ready photo
Students in Mrs. Kohilakis’s fifth-grade class at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School are ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Mt. Pleasant Goes Red for Women

Mt. Pleasant Goes Red for Women photo
This February, Mt. Pleasant Elementary participated in the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. On Valentine’s Day, teacher and staff wore red in support of woman’s heart health and raised more than $200. The AHA’s Go Red for Women Campaign helps raise awareness about heart disease, the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year.

Board of Education Honors Accomplishments

Board of Education Honors Accomplishments photo

Smithtown showed off the talent of its student body and recognized the accomplishments of students and staff during its Feb. 26 board of education meeting.

The meeting was held at Smithtown Elementary School, as the board of education is moving its meetings to different locations this school year in an effort to connect with the community. Smithtown Elementary fifth-graders showed off their performing skills with a sneak peek of a few songs from their upcoming presentation of “The Lion King” to start the meeting.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Grossane honored and recognized several teachers and a student. High School West senior Matthew Bizzaro was recognized for receiving first place in the Long Island round of the National Automotive Technology Competition. Four Smithtown teachers – David Junz, Kelly Bigliani, Glenn Rogers and Brian Cusati – were honored for being chosen as Project Lead the Way Master Teachers. Lastly, High School East math teacher Marianne Schoepflin was honored for achieving National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification. 

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Mrs. Phillip’s fourth graders and Mrs. William’s first graders celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 1 during their buddy time. They enjoyed reading and sharing many of his amazing books.

Snow Fun

Kindergartners in Mrs. Hausch’s and Ms. O'Connor’s class are excited about the flurries outside. Their creative classwork shows that they are hoping to build a snowman!

Smithtown Celebrates 100 Days of Learning

Smithtown Celebrates 100 Days of Learning photo

Sporting their canes, walkers, shawls and glasses, elementary students throughout the district dressed as if they were 100 years old to celebrate the 100th day of school on Feb. 14.

Kindergarten and first-grade classes throughout the district centered their day’s activities around the number 100. At Dogwood Elementary School, students created hats and drew pictures of what they would look like at 100 years old. At Accompsett Elementary, reading and writing lessons focused on the number 100. Students colored in the number 100 and reflected on all they had learned during their first 100 days. Mt. Pleasant students also dressed the part on the 100 day and rotated through different centers focused on the number 100. 

Kindergarten Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Mrs. Edelman's kindergarten class exchanged Valentine’s cards and celebrated the day together

Lessons Delve into Native American Culture

Lessons Delve into Native American Culture photo

As a culmination to their lessons on the Iroquois and tribes native to the New York area, fourth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School participated in a day filled with hands-on activities by Journeys Into American Indian Territory on Feb. 4. The students began the day with a brief video presentation. The classes gathered to listen to presenters tell Native American stories, examined artifacts at a museum station and experienced life in a longhouse. They also participated in traditional Native American games, were taught how to throw spears and worked with clay.

Computer Engineers

Computer Engineers photo

During a recent Project Lead the Way lesson, fifth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School learned about computer engineering. During the module on building computer models, Mrs. Waitz's class created their own computer dodgeball tilt game.

Animal Adaptations in PLTW

As part of a Project Lead the Way lesson on animal adaptations, first graders at Mt. Pleasant learned why animals have different outer covering or coats, which help them to live safely in their natural environment.

Readers Gather for PARP

Readers Gather for PARP
Readers Gather for PARP2
Mt. Pleasant hosted a book fair at Barnes & Noble in celebration of its PARP program. Families listened to guest readers sharing some wonderful stories. Pictured are Mrs. Trovato and Mrs. Smerechniak sharing their love of reading.

Spelling Bee Champ

Spelling Bee Champ photo
Spelling Bee Champ photo 2
Spelling Bee Champ photo 3
Congratulations to fourth grader Hallie Bell in Mr. Jackowski's class. Hallie is the Spelling Bee Champion at Mt. Pleasant Elementary.

Brainstorming at Work

Brainstorming at Work photo
Brainstorming at Work photo 2
Mrs. Metz’s fifth graders were spotted brainstorming math problems inside and outside the classroom. Brainstorming in small groups is an excellent teaching strategy to generate ideas and help promote thinking skills.