HSW Pic 1100 Central Road, Smithtown, NY 11787

 


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Assistant Principal - Mr. Elsesser: 
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(631) 382-2905
Assistant Principal - Dr. Freiberg:
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(631) 382-2940
Assistant Principal - Mrs. Freund:
Dignity Act Coordinator (DAC)
(631) 382-2970
School Psychologist - Danielle DeMola:
Dignity Act Coordinator (DAC)

 

Class Of 2022 Celebration Information

 

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Driver Education

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: VICTORIA NATALE

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Senior Spotlight: Victoria Natale

This week the spotlight is on High School West senior Victoria Natale.
Victoria is on the varsity soccer team and has been an honor roll student the last two years.
She was also a finalist with Skills USA and helps with fundraising. 
Skills USA is a career and technical student organization which helps students excel in their careers.
Watch our interview with Victoria on our social media channels! 

Date Added: 11/28/2022

 

Smithtown Schools Earn Sportsmanship Awards

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Fall Sportsmanship Awards
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Fall Sportsmanship Awards
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Fall Sportsmanship Awards

Congratulations to our 13 Fall teams on being recognized for sportsmanship awards by Section XI!

All three middle schools and both high schools were recognized. At High School East the boys soccer team and the girls varsity and junior varsity teams were recognized.

At High School West, the varsity football team, junior varsity tennis and junior varsity field hockey teams were recognized.  The combined high school girls gymnastics team was also honored.

At the Middle School level, the Nesaquake boys cross country and girls tennis teams were recognized.  The Accompsett girls soccer and boys cross country teams were honored and at Great Hollow the football and girls soccer (red team) were recognized. 

Well done!

STATE CHAMPION SWIM TEAM HONORED

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Swim Team honored

The state champion Smithtown/Hauppauge swim team was honored on Tuesday by the Suffolk County Legislature.

The girls won the team state title on Nov. 19 and also had three State Championship first place winners.

200 Medley Relay: Sofia Burns, Madison Dominger and Sarah Lucca and Leah Treglia.

400 Freestyle Relay: Sofia Burns, Madison Dominger, Leah Treglia and MaryGrace Waring.

100 Backstroke: Leah Treglia

This is the first girl's state championship in Smithtown High School athletics history. 

Head to our social media pages to see an interview with Leah Treglia as the girls get introduced!


SCARVES FOR UKRAINE

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SCARVES FOR UKRAINE
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SCARVES FOR UKRAINE
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SCARVES FOR UKRAINE
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SCARVES FOR UKRAINE
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SCARVES FOR UKRAINE
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SCARVES FOR UKRAINE

Smithtown High School West ENL students, Life Skill students, library students aides and students from the Makerspace Club, National Honor Society, the Power of a Pebble Club have banded together to make scarves and hats for people in Ukraine.
Two fo the students are from Ukraine and currently have family members living in the country. Many of the students had never crochet before, but they were motivated to help the family of their friends.
Cathy Masrour, High School West school librarian said, "It is hard to know what to do when we face big world problems. Students sometimes feel overwhelmed and anxious. This crocheting project has been a way for students to quiet the anxiety and worry in their heads, while making a difference."
Other students made cards to send along with these warm gifts from HS West students.
A great gesture!

Date Added: 11/21/2022

High School West Track & Field Renovation

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

The Smithtown High School West track and field is currently under construction as we make way for new turf to be installed.
The turf renovation is included in the SCSD bond project and should be completed by the end of 2022, in time for Spring athletics.
The existing turf was installed more than a decade ago.
The High School West track will also be renovated after graduation due to winter weather conditions.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Date Added: 11/17/2022

STATE SWIMMING CHAMPS!

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STATE SWIM CHAMPS!
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STATE SWIM CHAMPS!
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STATE SWIM CHAMPS!

STATE CHAMPS! ‍

Congratulations to the Smithtown/Hauppauge Swim-Dive team on winning the STATE Championship this weekend!!

The team also had 3 State Championship first place winners on the team!

200 Medley Relay: Sofia Burns, Madison Dominger and Sarah Lucca and Leah Treglia.

400 Freestyle Relay: Sofia Burns, Madison Dominger, Leah Treglia and MaryGrace Waring.

100 Backstroke: Leah Treglia

This is the second state title in Smithtown High School history and first girls State Championship!!

Amazing job!

Date Added: 11/19/2022

KINDNESS KRAZE WINS BUSINESS OLYMPICS NIGHT!

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KINDNESS KRAZE WINS BUSINESS OLYMPICS
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BUSINESS OLYMPICS AT HSW
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BUSINESS OLYMPICS AT HSW
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BUSINESS OLYMPICS AT HSW
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BUSINESS OLYMPICS AT HSW
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BUSINESS OLYMPICS AT HSW

“Kindness Kraze” earned the honors of best business plan at the Smithtown Central School District’s 28th annual Business Olympics on Nov. 17 inside the Smithtown High School West auditorium.

The winning group of students created the "Kindness Kraze" game, which is an interactive board game all about caring for yourself and others. Their slogan was "It is Cool To Be Kind."

Over the last 28 years business students from both Smithtown High Schools have been tasked with creating marketing campaigns, new products, eco-friendly businesses and imagining the 21st century classroom. This year’s theme was “Smithtown Toys for Tots” and the students did not disappoint.

The students had to design and market a new toy for a child under the age of 12. There were over 200 students who competed from Smithtown High School East and West with over 52 teams representing the schools.

The first place group consisted of Smithtown East students Sophia Giglio, Caileigh Harrigan & Tori Geyer.
CTE Director Christine LoFrese and High School West principal John Coady began the night by congratulating the students on their hard work and business plans.

The eight finalists presented their plans “Shark Tank”-style in front of judges as well as in front of other students and family members.
Students from both Smithtown High Schools had advanced to the finals by previously competing virtually against other teams.
‘Kindness Kraze” was chosen by a group of judges from the Smithtown IAB, School Administration and faculty.

More than 50 judges volunteered to take part in the event.
Special thanks to IAB Executive Director Phil Como and the School of Business Teachers for all their efforts in making this event a success.

For more pictures head to our Facebook page! 

Date Added: 11/18/2022


Athletes Helping Athletes!

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Athletes Helping Athletes Leadership Event
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Athletes Helping Athletes Leadership Event
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Athletes Helping Athletes Leadership Event
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Athletes Helping Athletes Leadership Event
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Athletes Helping Athletes Leadership Event
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Athletes Helping Athletes Leadership Event

It's not every day a former New York Giant and current ESPN radio host stop by to speak to Smithtown students, but they did on Thursday!

Former New York Giants running back Billy Taylor and ESPN radio host Larry Hardest were among the special guest speaking to student athletes from High School East and High School West for a leadership training presentation.

Organized by Helen Flynn, program coordinator for the Athletes Helping Athletes Club at High School East & High School West coordinator Carie Bodo, the students were trained at New York Avenue for their upcoming student athlete leadership visitations to the Smithtown Middle Schools.

The students spoke about their involvement in athletics by telling stories about the various life lessons (such as perseverance and dedication) that being involved in athletics has taught them.

Jay Bryant, former SouthHampton College Basketball player who Leadership Development at Adelphi University was also on hand to speak to the students.

Date Added: 11/17/2022

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

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Senior Spotlight: Landon Schneider

Introducing High School West senior Landon Schneider!

Landon is part of the National Honor society, Rho Kappa, Spanish Honor society and an officer in the Math Honor Society.
He is also a part of the varsity soccer team which reached the Suffolk County Championship game, and is a member of the football, basketball and tennis teams.

There are more fun facts about Landon so head to our social media pages for the fun interview! 

Date Added: 11/16/2022

MARKETING 101 FOR HSE AND HSW STUDENTS

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College Marketing class visits Smiththaven Mall
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College Marketing class visits Smiththaven Mall
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College Marketing class visits Smiththaven Mall

The College Marketing classes from both East and West recently visited the Simon Properties owned Smithaven Mall.
Simon Property Group Director of Marketing, Ann Schultz and Mall Manager, Matt Boals shared their experiences, provided stories about marketing strategies used in industry and showed students how to adapt to a changing environment. Students saw marketing, branding, and tenant relations first hand along with being given an in depth tour (as well as a sneak peek at a new department store!).

Date Added: 11/14/2022

INSIDE A CRIME SCENE

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SCPD CRIME LAB VISITS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
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SCPD CRIME LAB VISITS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
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SCPD CRIME LAB VISITS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

High School East and High School West students recently were visited by the SCPD crime unit van to detail what happens when officers arrive at a crime scene.
Some topics included fingerprinting, ballistics, drones, measurement techniques, and more. The police officers also discussed their career pathway and how to get to work for the crime scene sector. Thank you to Danielle Volpicella for organizing this event for the PLTW principles of biomedical engineering students at both HSE and HSW!

Date Added: 11/14/2022

HIGH SCHOOL CONCERTS COMING OUR WAY!

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DECEMBER CONCERTS AT HSE AND HSW
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DECEMBER CONCERTS AT HSE AND HSW

Get ready for the sounds of the season, courtesy of our High School East and West musicians!

Eight free concerts will be held at the High Schools in the month of December.

Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, Jazz Band, Chamber Choir, Symphonic Band and more will be showcased! 

Why is the Veteran important?

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HSW Junior Wins Essay Competition
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HSW Junior Wins Essay Competition

That was the question and Smithtown High School West junior Olivia Wolber had the answer!

Olivia entered and won the local Voice of Democracy competition sponsored by Smithtown VFW Post 10870.

Olivia had to write and record a 3-5 minute broadcast script on a patriotic theme, competing for more than $2.3 million in college scholarships and incentives.This year's theme was "Why is the Veteran Important."

One excerpt of Olivia's essay reads "They are examples for all to look up to thank and follow.
They are educators of love and tolerance. They are reminders to the youth and to the naive why we
should rise for our pledge to the flag of a country we get to call our own. They remind us why we
put our right hand over our beating hearts during our national anthem. Because it is them who
had the whites of their eyes go red from crying their tears of blue in heartbreak watching
brothers and sisters fall around them."

Olivia’s essay will now advance in National competition to VFW County, District, NYS and National level judging.

Olivia joined Tom Mooney of the Smithtown VFW along with Smithtown High School West Principal John Coady, Assistant Principal Annemarie Freund, Director of Social Studies Charles Benvenuto and Social Studies teacher Dillon Archer for a congratulatory picture.

A look to the future

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Smithtown High School students attend Leadership Conference
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Smithtown High School students attend Leadership Conference
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Smithtown High School students attend Leadership Conference
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Smithtown High School students attend Leadership Conference
The Virtual Enterprise classes at High School West and East attended the Long Island Leadership Conference on Friday, November 4th. The students were placed into breakout rooms based on their positions in their respective VE firms (CEO, CMO , CTO, CFO) where they heard from professionals who have experience in said role. They were then placed into teams with other students across Long Island and tasked with a challenge in which they had to present a solution to their peers.

Congratulations to the firms and chiefs for their effort in the conference!
Students pictured: 

Outdoor-Z:
Gianna Bailey
Anna Roszkowska-Pajak
Elizabeth Mock
Max Lindenmann
Victor D’Errico

SAFE:
Sydney Kondracki
Cassie Avignone
Reese Jurman
Peter Graham
Isabella Torres

SeasonALL:
Michael Fallon
Katie Cummings
Owen McNaught
Sara Elmen
Brooklyn Feeney


Thank you, Bulls!

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HSW BOYS SOCCER VS CONNETQUOT
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HSW BOYS SOCCER VS CONNETQUOT
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HSW BOYS SOCCER VS CONNETQUOT
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HSW BOYS SOCCER VS CONNETQUOT
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HSW BOYS SOCCER VS CONNETQUOT

A fantastic season for the Smithtown High School, West boys varsity soccer team ended late Thursday night in a shootout loss to Connetquot in the Suffolk County championship game.
Tied after regulation, the teams played two scoreless overtimes until Connetquot won on penalty kicks.
We are proud of you, Smithtown West!

Date Added: 11/4/2022