Daily Bulletin

Tackan Elementary Bulletin for Sunday, March 24, 2019

PTA Meetings

PTA Meetings will be held at 7:30pm in the cafeteria on the following Tuesdays:

  • 4/2, 5/7 & 6/4.

  • SEPTA Meetings

    SEPTA Meetings will be held at 26 New York Avenue in room 222A at 7pm. Dates and topics:

  • Monday, April 8 - Transition - Presented by RSE-TASC, Michael Mastrocinque
  • Monday, May 13 - Brief Interventions for Youth Depression and Anxiety - Presented by Dr. Jessica Schleider, Krassner Center at Stony Brook

  • 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:

  • 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22 & 5/29

  • Grade 5 Orchestra Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno

    Orchestra Rehearsals will take place at 8:15am on the stage on the following Tuesday mornings:

  • 3/26, 4/2, 4/09, 4/16, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28 & 6/4

  • Grade 5 Stage Band Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno

    Stage Band Rehearsals will take place at 8:15am on Monday mornings. Dates and location:

  • Room 30: March 11, 25, April 1, 8
  • Stage: April 15, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10

  • Family Connect

    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:

  • Tuesday: April 16
  • Wednesday: May 22

  • 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:

  • 3/25, 4/1, 4/8 & 4/15.

  • 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:

  • Grade 3: April 1 & 15.
  • Grade 4: April 8 & May 6.

  • Grades 4 & 5 Sketchers - Advisor Leslie McGovern

    Sketchers will meet at 8:15am in room 32 on the following Tuesdays:

  • 3/26, 4/9, 4/16, 4/30 & 5/7.

  • 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:

  • 3/26, 4/9, 4/16, 4/30 & 5/7.

  • 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:

  • 4/4, 4/18, 5/9, 5/16 & 5/30

  • Grades 3, 4 & 5 Makerspace Club - Advisor Michelle Robinson

    Makerspace Club will meet at 8:15am in the library on the following Thursdays:

  • Grade 3: May 2.
  • Grade 4: April 4 & May 16.
  • Grade 5: April 18 & May 30.

  • Grades 3, 4 & 5 Tackan Times Club - Advisor Loretta Siciliano

    Tackan Times will meet at 8:15am in the Library on the following Fridays:

  • March 29, April 5, 12, May 3, 10, 17 & 31.

  • 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:

  • 3/27, 4/3, 4/10 & 4/17.

  • Grade 5 Scope/Smithtown ACE Program - Advisor Michelle Stickle

    ACE Program will meet in the Library at 8:15am on the following Mondays:

  • 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/29 & 5/6.

  • Grades 4 & 5 Girls Lacrosse Club - Advisor BrieClaire Sheehy

    Girls Lacrosse Club will meet at 8:15am on Friday mornings. Schedule:

  • Indoor in room 33: 4/5, 4/12, 5/3, 5/10
  • Outdoor on the field: 5/17, 5/31, 6/7 & 6/14. (Meet in room 33 prior to going outside).

  • 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:

  • April 2 - area/perimeter
  • April 9 - equivalent fractions
  • April 16 - fractions on a number line

  • PTA Health & Wellness Food Tasting

    Health and Wellness Food Tasting will take place in the cafeteria during students' lunch periods on the following Wednesdays:

  • April 17, May 22, June 5.

  • Grade 5 Play - The Big Bad Musical - Advisors Victor Collaco & Melissa Fenster

    The fifth grade play rehearsals will take place at 8am in the gym on the following dates:

  • March 25, 29
  • April 1, 5, 8
  • 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.

  • $20 per couple (additional daughter(s) $5)

  • PTA Spring Book Fair

    Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12


    Grades Kindergarten through 5 NYSESLAT (Speaking)

    Monday, April 8 through Friday, May 17.


    Boys Choice

    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.

  • Students will take part in activities in each of the kindergarten classrooms supervised by Kindergarten and Unified Arts Teachers and PTA parent volunteers.
  • Invitations will be mailed home to the registered Kindergarten students for the 2018-19 school year.

  • Spring Photos

    Thursday, April 18 in the gym.


    Spring Recess

    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

  • Please have your child at the Nesconset Library no later than 7am.
  • Bagel Breakfast at 6:45am.
  • Coach Bus departs at 7:15am from Nesconset Library. Please arrive at 6:45am and enjoy your bagel breakfast.
  • Students must wear his/her Tackan '19 t-shirt.
  • Lunch will be served on board the cruise ship.
  • Cost will be $80 per person.
  • One parent/guardian may attend the trip but it is not mandatory to attend.
  • Coach buses will return to the Nesconset Library at~2:45pm.

  • 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.

  • Pre-ordered and pre-paid orders are due by Monday, April 15.
  • Pre-ordered plant pick up is on Friday, May 10 from 3:30-5pm in the gym.

  • Kindergarten Screening

    Friday, May 10, Monday, May 13, Tuesday, May 14 & Wednesday, May 15.


    Grade 5 Parent Orientation at GHMS

    Wednesday, May 15 at 7pm.


    Field Day

    Thursday, May 16 on the Front Field at Tackan. Raindate: Friday, May 17. Schedule:

  • Grades K-2 - 10-11:30am
  • Grades 3-5 - 1-2:30pm

  • Elementary Music Festival

  • Rehearsal 1: Friday, May 17, 2019 - 4:45-7:30pm
  • Rehearsal 2: Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:00-11:00am
  • Concert: Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 11:00am
  • Location: Smithtown High School West

  • Budget Vote

    Tuesday, May 21.


    Grade 4 NYS Science Performance Testing

  • Set-up: Tuesday, May 21.
  • Testing Dates: Wednesday, May 22 & Thursday, May 23.

  • 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.


    Spring Concert

    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).

  • Student dismissal at 11:55am.
  • NO LUNCH or AFTER CARE.

  • 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.


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