Dogwood Pic 150 Dogwood Drive, Smithtown, NY 11787

Principal - Ms. Carpenter: (631) 382-4255
Main Office: (631) 382-4255
Main Office Fax: (631) 382-4256
Health Office: (631) 382-4260
Transportation: (631) 382-4100

 

 

 

 

 

Red Ribbon Week 2022

 

WELCOME BACK INFORMATION 2022-2023


AIS Parent Meeting

Meet the Teacher Principal and Support Staff Welcome

Principal's Welcome Back Letter 2022-2023

Arrival-Dismissal Procedures

Teacher Roster 2022-2023

One-Page calendar

Kindergarten Bus Tag

School Supply List

Health Office Parent Letter

Required NYS School Health Examination Form

Physician's Order for Giving Medication in School Form

NYS and NYC Screening & Health Exam Requirements

 

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION PRESENTATION

Click the image below to view the presentation!

Click here to view the 2022-23 Kindergarten parent Orientation

Reading Handouts

Speech and Language Handouts

Kindergarten Registration Letter to Parents

 

Pre-K Bus Ride and Parent Orientation

 

 

Literacy Fair 2022

Literacy Fair Letter

Literacy Fair Presentation

 

PARP 2022 Broadcast

 

Dogwood Library Music Video

 

 

Volunteer Appreciation Day

Officer Appreciation Day

Bus Driver Appreciation Day



PARP Kickoff - Dress Up as Your Favorite Book Character!

 

 

Elementary Remote Support Lab 

 

Love on a Leash Pet Therapy Program 

 

The Grinch

 

A December to Remember

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dogwood Celebrates Unity Day!

Dogwood Students Popped into Ms. Eichenlaub's Library Class for some Green
Screen Fun!

 

 

5th Grade Transition to Nesaquake

 

Thank You for Helping Us To Bloom

 

 

RE-OPENING OF SCHOOLS PLAN


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AN OFFICER'S REMINDER

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SCPD Officer visits Dogwood Elementary
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SCPD Officer visits Dogwood Elementary
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SCPD Officer visits Dogwood Elementary
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SCPD Officer visits Dogwood Elementary

Suffolk County Police Department Communications Bureau officer Tom Dilena is speaking to students at Dogwood Elementary School today.
Officer Dilena discussed violence and bullying to third graders, internet safety for fourth graders and included vaping in his discussion for the fifth grade.
On Wednesday another officer will come to Dogwood to chat with kindergarten students.

Date Added: 11/21/2022

HOLIDAY HUNTING AT DOGWOOD ELEMENTARY!

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Dogwood Holiday Boutique
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Dogwood Holiday Boutique
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Dogwood Holiday Boutique
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Dogwood Holiday Boutique
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Dogwood Holiday Boutique
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Dogwood Holiday Boutique

Students at Dogwood Elementary School are looking for gifts for Mom, Dad, grandparents, teachers and more!
The Dogwood Holiday Boutique is open Tuesday and Wednesday with many gifts to choose from.
The gifts were generously provided by the Dogwood Elementary School PTA.

Thank you! Head to our Facebook page for more pictures! 

Date Added: 11/15/2022

FUN RUN SUCCESS AT DOGWOOD ELEMENTARY!

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Dogwood Fun Run A Big Success1
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Dogwood Fun Run A Big Success1
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Dogwood Fun Run A Big Success1
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Dogwood Fun Run A Big Success1
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Dogwood Fun Run A Big Success1

More than $20,000 (!!) was raised by the Dogwood Elementary PTA, faculty and community for Wednesday's Boosterthon Fun Run!
The money will go towards the school's Cultural Arts programs.
Great job everyone!
(And great job Principal Carpenter for running and cheering!)

For more pictures head to our District Facebook page!

Date Added: 11/9/2022

Stockings For Soldiers

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STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS
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STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS
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STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS
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STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS
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STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS
Dogwood Elementary School’s Leadership Club recently worked with fourth grade Dogwood students to write cards and make holiday stockings for active soldiers currently deployed in Africa. Dogwood teacher Mrs. Savicki has a nephew stationed in Africa who will disperse the stockings to the soldiers!
According to Mrs. Velez, the students wanted to let soldiers know “we are thinking
of them and appreciate all they are doing for us."
Great job to all students in Mrs. Savicki, Mrs. Nucci and Mrs. Terlato’s classes! Special thanks to Mrs. Velez and Mrs. MaryEllen Raineri for leading the Leadership Club!  
Date Added: 11/4/2022

DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH!

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DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH
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DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH
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DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH
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DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH
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DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH
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DOGWOOD PUMPKIN PATCH

With a Wonder Woman principal leading the way, Dogwood Elementary students had a great time picking out pumpkins in their very own pumpkin patch!
Special thanks goes to the Dogwood PTA for donating the pumpkins! More pictures are on our Smithtown School District Facebook page.

Date Added: 10/31/2022

START SPREADING THE NEWS: NEW SMITHTOWN BULLETIN!

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SMITHTOWN BULLETIN

The Smithtown Central School District Communications Committee is proud to announce that we will start to send a monthly bulletin in an effort to better share important information with our school community.

Click HERE to read the Smithtown Bulletin.

Date Added: 10/28/2022

DOGWOOD ANNUAL HALLOWEEN OBSTACLE COURSE!

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DEL HALLOWEEN OBSTACLE COURSE
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DEL HALLOWEEN OBSTACLE COURSE
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DEL HALLOWEEN OBSTACLE COURSE
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DEL HALLOWEEN OBSTACLE COURSE
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DEL HALLOWEEN OBSTACLE COURSE

Does Human Bowling sound fun to you?
How about taking a ride on a Ghost Swing?
Or if that's not your style, try out the Hills of Horror!

It's all part of the Dogwood Elementary School annual Halloween obstacle course, happening all week!
Students are having fun and working up a scary sweat while completing the course!

Date Added: 10/24/2022

BEACH CLEAN-UP SUCCESS!

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BEACH CLEANUP AT SUNKEN MEADOW
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BEACH CLEANUP AT SUNKEN MEADOW
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BEACH CLEANUP AT SUNKEN MEADOW
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BEACH CLEANUP AT SUNKEN MEADOW
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BEACH CLEANUP AT SUNKEN MEADOW
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BEACH CLEANUP AT SUNKEN MEADOW

The Smithtown Beach Clean-Up at Sunken Meadow State Park was a huge success this past Saturday.

More than 100 people came out representing every school in the district! Students and teachers acted as citizen scientists, picking up 192 pounds of trash and documented what kind it was. That information will be added to the database that follows trends in trash.
Thank you to Lauren Hoffman, HSW teacher and Environmental Club advisor, who organized the day with her club. AMSEAS (Atlantic Marine Conservation Society) and the Smithtown Green Team was there with buckets and pickers and gloves.
Lots of Smithtown pride represented!

Date Added: 10/23/2022


DOGWOOD ELEMENTARY STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN RED RIBBON WEEK

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DOGWOOD STUDENTS & RED RIBBON WEEK
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DOGWOOD STUDENTS & RED RIBBON WEEK
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DOGWOOD STUDENTS & RED RIBBON WEEK
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DOGWOOD STUDENTS & RED RIBBON WEEK

Each year thousands of schools across the country participate in Red Ribbon Week, which reinforces how students can take a stand against bullying and say no to drugs.

Dogwood Elementary is participating this week and on Monday students wore team jerseys for Team Day!

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the country, targeting K-12 students.

Date Added: 10/17/2022


SMITHTOWN 2027 STRATEGIC PLAN

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SMITHTOWN 2027 STRATEGIC PLAN

We are very proud to present the Smithtown 2027 Strategic Plan to the school community. For the past 20 months, two Stakeholder Planning Teams consisting of students, parents, community members, and District staff have worked to identify the goals that will guide the district for the next five years. The initiative began with the development and administration of a survey to gather the thoughts and opinions of the entire Smithtown school community. We were very pleased and thankful that well over 4,000 people took the time to complete the survey. The results of these surveys served as the baseline for developing the strategic plan and the district’s revised mission, vision, beliefs, and goals moving forward.
The five strategic goals guiding us into the future are:
• Academic Achievement and Growth for Each Student
Our students are provided high-quality instruction and support to ensure the academic growth of each student and prepare them to succeed in their chosen path beyond high school.
• Student Belonging and Well-being
Our students are provided a safe and supportive environment and demonstrate skills and attributes to cope with life challenges and achieve personal well-being.
• Positive Working Environment and Staff Engagement
Our staff feel valued, are fully invested in students’ success, and feel that they receive the support they need to be highly effective employees.
• Stakeholder Involvement and Community Collaboration
Our families and community members are valued and collaborative partners in promoting student success.
• District and School Effectiveness and Efficiency
Our resources are maximized to achieve our strategic goals and provide efficient and cost-effective operations, systems, and services.

More information on strategies and actions to achieve these goals, as well as how we will measure success, can be found in the full strategic plan. You can access the 2022-2027 Smithtown Central School District Strategic Plan HERE.

Date Added: 10/11/2022


SMILE! LOVE ON A LEASH AT DOGWOOD ELEMENTARY

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LOVE ON A LEASH VISITS DOGWOOD
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LOVE ON A LEASH VISITS DOGWOOD
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LOVE ON A LEASH VISITS DOGWOOD
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LOVE ON A LEASH VISITS DOGWOOD
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LOVE ON A LEASH VISITS DOGWOOD
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LOVE ON A LEASH VISITS DOGWOOD

 
Here are some doggone cute pics from the Love On A Leash visit to Dogwood Elementary School Friday.

JD is a Sheepadoodle, Ethan a Labrador Retriever and Jack is a Husky.

The three certified therapy dogs plan to visit Dogwood once a month.

Thank you to Dogwood school psychologist Dana Barlow for organizing!

Date Added: 10/7/2022

YEARBOOK PHOTOS AT DOGWOOD ELEMENTARY!

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YEARBOOK PICTURES AT DOGWOOD EL
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YEARBOOK PICTURES AT DOGWOOD EL
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YEARBOOK PICTURES AT DOGWOOD EL
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YEARBOOK PICTURES AT DOGWOOD EL

It's never too early to get those pictures in, and students at Dogwood Elementary school were dressed to impress this week to capture some memories!

Date Added: 10/4/2022

JARED CAMPBELL ROCKS DOGWOOD ELEMENTARY!

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JARED CAMPBELL AT DOGWOOD
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JARED CAMPBELL AT DOGWOOD
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JARED CAMPBELL AT DOGWOOD

Singer/songwriter Jared Campbell paid a visit to Dogwood Elementary School Wednesday morning to deliver his entertaining messages about self-esteem and treating others with respect.   

 

Date Added: 9/21/2022