Tackan Elementary Bulletin for Sunday, March 24, 2019
PTA Meetings will be held at 7:30pm in the cafeteria on the following Tuesdays:
SEPTA Meetings will be held at 26 New York Avenue in room 222A at 7pm. Dates and topics:
Tackan PTA Upcoming Events
Please visit the PTA website at www.tackanpta.com for upcoming events and important information.
Tackan Clubs 2018-19
Transportation for before and after school clubs is the responsibility of the Parent/Guardian. If there is a school delay or cancellation, the club will be cancelled and NOT meet on that day.
Grade 5 Band Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno
Band Rehearsals will take place at 8:15am on the stage in the gym on the following Wednesday mornings:
Grade 5 Orchestra Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno
Orchestra Rehearsals will take place at 8:15am on the stage on the following Tuesday mornings:
Grade 5 Stage Band Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno
Stage Band Rehearsals will take place at 8:15am on Monday mornings. Dates and location:
No homework will be assigned so that Parents/Guardians will use this opportunity to do something fun with their child(ren) during the time normally reserved for homework. Family Connect will take place on the following dates:
SCOPE/Smithtown Science Explorations Club - Advisor Dave Junz
Students in grades 2 through 4 may participate in Session 3 at 8:15am in room 31 (Art) on the following Mondays:
Grades 3 & 4 Board Game Club - Advisor Mrs. Weltsch
Board Game Club will meet at 8:15am in room 8 on Mondays. Due to the popularity of the club, the club will be split into 2 groups as follows:
Grades 4 & 5 Sketchers - Advisor Leslie McGovern
Sketchers will meet at 8:15am in room 32 on the following Tuesdays:
Grade 3 & 4 Mind Puzzlers Club - Advisor Courtney Mancuso
Mind Puzzlers Club will meet at 8:15am in the Tackan Library on the following Tuesdays:
Grades 4 & 5 Character Education/Citizenship Club - Advisors Anderson/Mrose
Character Education/Citizenship Club will meet at 8:20am in the lobby (meeting room 44) on the following Wednesdays: April 3, 17, May 8 & 22.
Grades 2 & 3 Friendship Club - Advisors Jeanne Catalano & Maria Dresel
Friendship Club will meet on 8:15am in room 37 on the following Thursdays:
Grades 3, 4 & 5 Makerspace Club - Advisor Michelle Robinson
Makerspace Club will meet at 8:15am in the library on the following Thursdays:
Grades 3, 4 & 5 Tackan Times Club - Advisor Loretta Siciliano
Tackan Times will meet at 8:15am in the Library on the following Fridays:
Grade 3 Scope/Smithtown ACE Program - Advisor Angela Muro
ACE Program will meet in the room 31(Art) at 8:15am on the following Wednesdays:
Grade 5 Scope/Smithtown ACE Program - Advisor Michelle Stickle
ACE Program will meet in the Library at 8:15am on the following Mondays:
Grades 4 & 5 Girls Lacrosse Club - Advisor BrieClaire Sheehy
Girls Lacrosse Club will meet at 8:15am on Friday mornings. Schedule:
Grade 3 Math Before School Support - Advisors Dresel, Nazario & Catalano
Before school Math support will take place on Tuesdays at 8:15am in room 8. Dates and topics listed below:
PTA Health & Wellness Food Tasting
Health and Wellness Food Tasting will take place in the cafeteria during students' lunch periods on the following Wednesdays:
Grade 5 Play - The Big Bad Musical - Advisors Victor Collaco & Melissa Fenster The Big Bad Musical Performance is scheduled for Thursday, April 11 at 7pm in the gym.
The fifth grade play rehearsals will take place at 8am in the gym on the following dates:
The Big Bad Musical Performance is scheduled for Thursday, April 11 at 7pm in the gym.
Character Education & Citizenship Club Loose Change Collection
Club will collect loose change to donate to the Smithtown Childrens Foundation. Change collection will begin on Monday, 3/25 and continue through Thursday, 4/4. Containers will be located in the main lobby and in the cafe.
Grade 4 Sports Night
Thursday, March 28 at 7pm in the gym.
Grades 3, 4 & 5 NYS ELA Testing
Tuesday, April 2 & Wednesday, April 3. Make-ups Thursday, April 4 through Tuesday, April 9.
Girls Choice Dance - The Enchantment Under The Sea
Friday, April 5 from 7-9pm in the gym.
PTA Spring Book Fair
Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12
Grades Kindergarten through 5 NYSESLAT (Speaking)
Monday, April 8 through Friday, May 17.
Event will be held at Sportime located at 275 Old Indian Head Road in Kings Park on Friday, April 12 from 6-9pm.
NYSSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival
Tuesday, April 16 at SHSW from 4:00-9:00pm
Kindergarten Orientation Program
Save the Date: Wednesday, April 17 from 6:30-7:30 at Tackan.
Thursday, April 18 in the gym.
School will be closed from Friday, April 19 through Friday, April 26. School resumes on Monday, April 29.
Grades 3, 4 & 5 NYS Math Testing
Wednesday, May 1 & Thursday, May 2. Make-ups Friday, May 3 through Wednesday, May 8.
PTA Staff Appreciation Days
Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 9.
Grades Kindergarten through 5 NYSESLAT (Listening, Reading, Writing)
Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 17.
Grade 5 Class Trip - Skyline Princess Cruise
Monday, May 6
Grade 1 Show - All Around The World
Tuesday, May 7 from 10:15-10:45am in the cafeteria.
PTA Blood Drive
Tuesday, May 7 from 4:00-8:30pm in the cafeteria.
Principal's On Target Ceremony
On Target Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 8 at 2:15pm in the cafeteria.
PTA Plant Sale
Friday, May 10 in the gym.
Friday, May 10, Monday, May 13, Tuesday, May 14 & Wednesday, May 15.
Grade 5 Parent Orientation at GHMS
Wednesday, May 15 at 7pm.
Thursday, May 16 on the Front Field at Tackan. Raindate: Friday, May 17. Schedule:
Elementary Music Festival
Tuesday, May 21.
Grade 4 NYS Science Performance Testing
Memorial Day - School Closed
Friday, May 24 (If no emergency closings) & Monday, May 27.
Kindergarten QU Wedding
Thursday, May 30 from 9:30-11am in the cafeteria.
Grade 4 NYS Science Written Testing
Monday, June 3.
Grade 5 Picnic
Monday, June 3 at Moriches Park in St. James. Details to follow.
Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm in the gym.
Grade 2 Fairy Tale Ball
Friday, June 7 from 2-2:45pm in the gym.
Half Day for Elementary School
Monday, June 24 & Tuesday, June 25(Last day of school).
Grade 5 Moving Up Ceremony
Moving Up Ceremony will be held on Tackan's front lawn on Monday, June 24 at 10am.
Superintendent's Conference Day - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Wednesday, June 26.