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: 9:30 am - 3:35 pm.

 

 

RE-OPENING OF SCHOOLS PLAN

2022 Kindergarten Orientation Information

 

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.

 

FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH NOTIFICATION

The USDA has extended the free breakfast and free lunch offerings for all school districts participating in the National School Lunch Program through June 2022. Therefore, all students remain eligible for breakfast and lunch at no cost for the entire 2021-2022 school year. Please note that a' la carte items are not considered "meals" and do not qualify as free, but are still available for purchase. THESE ITEMS INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL CARTONS OF MILK, INDIVIDUAL JUICE, BEVERAGES, SNACKS, INDIVIDUAL FRUIT. For additional information, please contact Child Nutrition at 631-382-5000.

 

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MOVING UP AT MT. PLEASANT ELEMENTARY!

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MOVING UP AT MT. PLEASANT
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MOVING UP AT MT. PLEASANT

Principal Joseph Ierano proudly read the names (with no paper in front of him!) of all the 5th graders "moving up" today at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School.
Congratulations to the students, their families and faculty on a job well done!

Date Added: 6/17/2022

MOVING UP AT MT. PLEASANT!

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MT. PLEASANT MOVING UP CEREMONY
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MT. PLEASANT MOVING UP CEREMONY
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MT. PLEASANT MOVING UP CEREMONY

 
Kindergarten students at Mt. Pleasant Elementary sang songs this morning about what they have learned in kindergarten, how thankful they are and of course how excited they are to be going into first grade!

Date Added: 6/15/2022

FOURTH & FIFTH GRADERS UNITE AT MT. PLEASANT!

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MT. PLEASANT SPRING CONCERT
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MT. PLEASANT SPRING CONCERT
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MT. PLEASANT SPRING CONCERT

Smithtown High School West will host the Mount Pleasant 5th Grade Spring Concert tonight, but here's a sneak peak!

Earlier today the students put on a performance for faculty and students at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School. The is the first year the fourth grade chorus is joining in.

Congratulations to the students, Band and Orchestra Director Fabio Facciponte and fourth and fifth grade chorus teacher Melissa Barnett.

The family concert is 7 pm tonight at High School West.

Date Added: 6/13/2022

BUGZ, THE MUSICAL!

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BUGZ At Mt. Pleasant
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BUGZ At Mt. Pleasant
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BUGZ At Mt. Pleasant

 

The first grade classes at Mount Pleasant Elementary School put on quite the musical performance this week!

The students had learned all about the life cycles of various insects so as a culminating activity they performed for their families in the musical BUGZ.  

The show was a big success!

Click here to see and hear some performances: https://www.facebook.com/SmithtownSchools

Date Added: 6/9/2022

EGG-CELLENT ADVENTURE AT MT. PLEASANT ELEMENTARY!

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Egg Throwing Project At Mt. Pleasant
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Egg Throwing Project At Mt. Pleasant
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Egg Throwing Project At Mt. Pleasant
The annual fifth grade egg drop at Mt. Pleasant Elementary school was held Friday afternoon.
The egg drop STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) project began twenty-four years ago by fifth-grade teachers Mr. Costigliola and Mr. Faragasso.
The idea is students must design a container that can keep an egg from breaking when dropped from the roof!
Each egg contraption had to weigh a minimum of 2 pounds.
Mr. Costigliola and Mr. Faragasso threw the containers from the roof of Mt. Pleasant Elementary and students checked after impact to see if their design was successful!
Date Added: 6/3/2022

DINO-SHOW AT MT. PLEASANT ELEMENTARY!

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Mt. Pleasant Dino Show
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Mt. Pleasant Dino Show
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Mt. Pleasant Dino Show

They roamed the earth billions of years go, but on Thursday Mrs. Morris' 2nd grade classroom at Mt. Pleasant Elementary school brought dinosaurs back to life!
The students put on a Dino-show which included songs, dancing and their own beautiful dioramas.
Mrs. Morris says the students worked hard picking a Dino to research and write a report on as well!

Date Added: 5/26/2022


TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

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AROUND THE WORLD AT MT. PLEASANT
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AROUND THE WORLD AT MT. PLEASANT

The third grade puppet show at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School was a rousing success!
The students worked hard on researching and creating their puppets, studying their parts, and memorizing songs. It was an amazing time!

Date Added: 5/25/2022


SMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADING THE WAY!

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Smithtown SD honored

Project Lead The Way has recognized all of Smithtown Central School District’s elementary and middle schools as 2021-22 PLTW Distinguished Schools!

For the fourth consecutive year, all seven of our elementary schools have been designated as Distinguished Launch Schools based on our PLTW Launch program in the 2019-2020 school year. The Smithtown Central School District elementary schools represent seven of only 11 in New York to be recognized. Across the United States only 374 schools have received this distinction for 2020-2021.

For the third consecutive year, all three of our middle schools have been designated as Distinguished Gateway Schools based on our Gateway program in the 2019-2020 school year. Our middle schools represent three of only four in New York to be recognized. Across the entire United States only 158 schools have received this distinction for 2020-2021.  

Smithtown School District superintendent Mark Secaur says, "I’m very proud to hear that all 10 of our Elementary & Middle Schools were named Distinguished Schools by Project Lead the Way! Allowing ALL students access to engage in this program paved the way for this great honor!”

Date Added: 5/23/2022


Bon Appétit! Mt. Pleasant Students Have Appetite For Learning

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Welcome to the Mt. Pleasant Bistro!
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Food And Fun!
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Hungry For Learning!

Mrs. Metz and Ms. D'Agostino's 5th grade classroom was transformed into the Mt. Pleasant Bistro with the help of Trish Gallery, the district's ELA & Literacy Specialist. 5th graders had the delicious task of "tasting" a variety of novels to excite their palate for future book selections. After "eating" each course... they shared their favorite "dish."


ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS!

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LEARNING ABOUT INSECTS AND ANIMALS
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LEARNING ABOUT INSECTS AND ANIMALS

First graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School got an up close and personal look at insects and animals Monday.

The boys and girls were able to learn and write about snails, a box turtle, a corn snake, horseshoe crabs, a toad and Madagascar hissing cockroaches!

The event focused on animal and insect adults and their offspring and was conducted by folks from the outdoor environmental education program from Western Suffolk Boces.

Date Added: 5/9/2022

Students Enjoy Mt. Pleasant Elementary Fun Fest

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Mt. Pleasant Elementary’s third, fourth and fifth graders got to be the first to experience the school’s Fun Fest.

Carnival games, art projects, a photo booth and DJ greeted the students on Thursday night.

On Friday evening, the younger students get their turn.

Date Added: 4/28/2022

Mt. Pleasant Fourth Grade Class Wins Fruits and Veggies Challenge as West Side's Healthiest Eaters

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The healthiest eaters on the west side of town attend Danielle Waitz's fifth grade class at Mt. Pleasant Elementary.

The class won the Fruit and Veggies Challenge sponsored by the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s High School West chapter.

At the end of each week in March, the students added together their collective fruit and vegetable consumption totals.

Waitz’s class outpaced other elementary school classes on the west side.

Members of High School East’s chapter of the FCCLA visited Robin Baker and Denise Mauceri’s fourth graders at St. James Elementary on Monday to honor that class as the east side champion.

The high schools’ FCCLA members set up Google Classrooms with tips and videos to help the students throughout the month.

Date Added: 4/13/2022

2022 Retirees, Newly Tenured Staff Recognized at Reception and Board Meeting

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Retirees attending Tuesday's Board of Education meeting are recognized.

The Smithtown Central School District celebrated its newly tenured staff and this academic year’s retirees on Tuesday night.

Prior to the Board of Education meeting during which formal approval took place, the honorees gathered in the multipurpose room at the District’s New York Ave. offices to celebrate.

The 25 newly approved tenure recipients: Catherine Abbott, Dara Brachfeld, Samantha Buttice, Kristin Campisi, Jessica Castoro, Mark Cimino, Lindsay Clifford, Kevin Colon, Julianne DeSilva, Christopher Elsesser, Erika Farruggio, Jennifer Fazzio, Eileen Flynn, Jacqueline Harden, Nicole Kerins, Joseph McFadden, Jennifer McGlone, Louis Mincieli, Melissa Minerva, Shannon Moore, Alyssa Patrissi, Maaria Syska, Taylor Walsh, William Weinstein and Renee Weltsch.

And the 35 retiring staff members: Donna Atkinson, Lynne Barry, James Berger, David Bestenheider, Debra Calabza, Vincent Campagna, Kathy Coffin, Olga Crnosija, Claudine DeCoteau, Eileen DiCristofaro, Doreen Downes, Tina Dray, Regina Dunne, Allison Edwards, Diana Feirstein, Cheryl Glick, Mary Pat Grafstein, Jane Groneman, Peggy Knudsen, Virginia Kohilakis, Mary Grace Lynch, Marlene Mitchell, Lisa Molano, Alexis Nagowski, Sharon Nilson, Cindy Nocero, Laura Persichilli, Patricia Petrucelli, Teresa Russo, Patrick Smith, Donald Wallace, Beth Woods, Jeff Woodward, Linda Wurtz and Barbara Zemcik.

The retirees were each individually honored at the Board of Education meeting.

Date Added: 4/12/2022

Mt. Pleasant Third Graders Dig Lesson on Fossils

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Katherine Fredriksen’s third grade students at Mt. Pleasant Elementary sharpened their paleontology skills on Tuesday afternoon.

The students participated in a fossil dig inside their classroom.

The activity came at the completion of a lesson on habitats, which include the ocean, rainforest, desert, tropical grasslands and temperate forest.

After unearthing fossils in a sand-filled container, students needed to determine from which habitat it came. Objects included snails and corals.

Date Added: 4/5/2022

Mt. Pleasant Elementary’s Got Talent!

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Third through fifth graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary performed a pair of talent shows on Monday — in the morning for their classmates, then in the afternoon for kindergarteners, first and second graders.

The acts included singers, a ventriloquist, future Whisperettes, dancers, pianists and comedy routines.

Principal Joseph Ierano emceed the performances.

The group will perform on Thursday night at High School West for parents.

Date Added: 4/4/2022