Daily Bulletin

Tackan Elementary Bulletin for Friday, February 28, 2020

PTA Meetings

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

  • 3/3, 4/7, 5/5 & 6/9.

  • Tackan PTA Upcoming Events

    Please visit the PTA website at www.tackanpta.com for upcoming events and important information.


    PARP - Parents as Reading Partners

    The theme is "March Madness Reading Challenge: Get in the Game and Read!"

  • Monday, March 2nd - Wear crazy hats/socks & vote for your favorite characters in the Sweet 16
  • Tuesday, March 3rd - Brainstorm ideas for No Technology Tuesday & vote for Sweet 16 by 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, March 4th - Wear Tackan Apparel/Red and Blue, Barnes & Noble Night 5-7 pm & California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser
  • Thursday, March 5th - Pajama Day! Snuggle up and read for 10-15 min. & vote for your favorite character in Elite 8
  • Friday, March 6th - Visit the public library
  • Monday, March 9th - Wear a shirt with words, vote for The Final Four
  • Tuesday, March 10th - Complete the Madlib activity
  • Wednesday, March 11th - Participate in the book award contest & vote for your favorite character in the Tackan Championship
  • Thursday, March 12th - Bring in a sports themed book/biography & vote for your Championship (voting ends 8 pm)
  • Friday, March 13th - Wear your favorite jersey or team shirt, PARP logs and contest entries are due by Monday

  • State Testing - Grades 3, 4, 5

  • ELA - Wednesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 26
  • Math Assessments - Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22

  • PTA Clothing Drive

    Drop off is on Tuesday, April 7th 4:00 pm in the cafeteria hallway


    NYSESLAT - New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test

  • Speaking: April 6 - May 15
  • Listening, Reading, Writing: May 4 - May 15

  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Save the Date: Thursday, April 30 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 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 2020-21 school year.

  • Grade 5 Class Trip - Skyline Princess Cruise

    Monday, May 4

  • Students should arrive at the Nesconset Library no later than 7:00 am.
  • Bagel Breakfast at 6:45 am.
  • Coach Bus departs at 7:15 am from Nesconset Library.
  • Students must wear his/her Tackan '20 t-shirt.
  • Lunch will be served on board the cruise ship.
  • Cost will be $85 per person. Payment due by Wednesday, November 6.
  • One parent/guardian may attend the trip but it is not mandatory to attend.
  • Coach buses will return to the Nesconset Library at~2:45 pm.

  • Grade 5 Moving Up Ceremony

    Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 am on the Front Playground. Details to follow.


    Dates to Remember

    March
  • 3/3 - PTA Meeting - 7:30 pm in the cafeteria
  • 3/3-3/13 - PARP (Parents as Reading Partners) Theme is March Madness
  • 3/4 - Barnes and Noble Night 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 3/6 - Boys Choice (K-5) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Sportime in Kings Park
  • 3/9 - SEPTA Meeting - 7:30 pm at NYA
  • 3/11 - 1/2 Day for Elementary Students - Dismissal at 12:05 pm
  • 3/18 - PTA Health & Wellness Food Tasting
  • 3/23 - Family Connect Night
  • 3/24 - Go Green (Grade 1)
  • 3/25-3/26 - ELA State Testing (Grades 3-5)
  • 3/26 - Grade 5 Play - Gran's Guide to Stop an Ogre - 7:00 pm
  • 3/27 - Long Island Children's Museum (Grade 2 - Field Trip)
  • April
  • 4/3 - Girls Choice - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 4/6-5/15 - NYSESLAT - Speaking
  • 4/7 - PTA Meeting - 7:30 pm in the cafeteria
  • 4/9-4/17 - Spring Recess
  • 4/20-4/24 - Book Fair
  • 4/21-4/22 - Mathematics Assessment
  • 4/21 - Family Connect Night
  • 4/22 - PTA Health & Wellness Food Tasting
  • 4/27 - SEPTA Meeting - 7:30 pm at NYA
  • 4/30 - Kindergarten Orientation 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • May
  • 5/2 - Ducks Game
  • 5/4-5/15 - NYSESLAT (Listening, Reading, Writing)
  • 5/4 - Grade 5 Class Trip (Skyline Princess Cruise)
  • 5/5 - PTA Plant Sale
  • 5/5 - PTA Meeting - 7:30 pm in the cafeteria
  • 5/5 - PTA Blood Drive - 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • 5/7 - Chorus Concert (Grade 4)- 7:00 pm
  • 5/11 - SEPTA Meeting - 7:30 pm at NYA
  • 5/13 - PTA Health & Wellness Food Tasting
  • 5/20 - Family Connect Night
  • 5/26-5/27 - Grade 4 Colonial Trades Fair
  • June
  • 6/2 - Spring Concert (5th Grade) - 7:00 pm
  • 6/3 - PTA Health & Wellness Food Tasting
  • 6/9 - PTA Meeting - 7:30 pm in the cafeteria
  • 6/24 - Moving Up Ceremony (Grade 5) - 10:00 am

  • Tackan Clubs 2019-2020

    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.


    Kindergarten & Grade 1 Board Game Club - Advisors Elise Viola & Jenn Macomber

    Due to the popularity of the Board Game Club, there will be 2 sessions. Board Game Club will meet at 8:30 am in room 9D on Friday mornings. Schedule:

  • Session 2: 3/6, 3/13.

  • Grade K & 1 SCOPE Steam Program - Advisor Kelly Bigliani

    SCOPE Program will meet at 8:30 am on the following Wednesdays:

  • 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25

  • Grade 2 Multicultural Club - Advisors Meredith LaParle & Jessica Clifford

    Multicultural Club will be held on Thursdays at 8:30 am in Room 7. There will be 2 sessions:

  • Session 2: 3/5.

  • Grade 2 - SCOPE Steam Program - Advisor Danielle Anderson

    SCOPE Program will meet at 8:30 am on the following Tuesdays:

  • 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24

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

    Due to the popularity of the Tackan Times, there will be 2 sessions:

    Grade 3 will meet on the following Thursdays in room 46.

  • 3/5, 3/26, 4/2, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/28, 6/4.
  • Grades 4 & 5 will meet on the following Friday mornings at 8:30 am in the Library.

  • 3/6, 3/27, 4/3, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/29, 6/5.

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

    Meetings will be held at 8:30 am in the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Schedule:

  • Group 3A: Thursday, Thursday, March 19; Thursday, May 7.
  • Group 3B: Thursday, March 26; Tuesday, May 12.
  • Group 4A: Tuesday, March 31; Thursday, May 14.
  • Group 4B: Thursday, March 5; Thursday, April 2; Tuesday, May 19.
  • Group 5A: Thursday, April 23; Thursday, May 21.
  • Group 5B: Tuesday, March 17; Thursday, April 30; Thursday, May 28.

  • Grades 3 & 4 Mind Puzzlers Club - Advisor Courtney Mancuso

    Mind Puzzlers Club will meet at 8:30 am in the Library on the following Tuesdays:

  • Grade 3: 3/10, 4/7, 4/28
  • Grade 4: 3/3, 3/24, 4/21

  • Grades 3 & 4 Board Game Club - Renee Weltsch

    Due to the popularity of the Board Game Club, there will be a Grade 3 and a Grade 4 Club. Meetings will be at 8:30 am on Mondays in room 34. Schedule:

  • Grade 3: March 23, April 20.
  • Grade 4: March 2, 30, April 27.

  • Grade 4 Chorus - Advisor Jim Conner

    Chorus will meet at 8:30 am in Room 30 on the following Friday mornings:

  • 3/6, 3/13, 3/27, 4/3, 4/24 & 5/1.
  • Concert is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 pm.

  • Grade 4 - SCOPE Steam Program - Advisor Serena Spata

    SCOPE Program will meet at 8:30 am on the following Thursdays:

  • 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26

  • Grades 4 & 5 Art Start - Advisor Stephanie DeVita

    Art Start Club will meet at 8:30 am in room 31 on the following Tuesdays: March 3, 10, April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12.


    Grades 4 & 5 Character Education/Citizenship Club - Advisors Anderson/Mrose

    Meetings will be held at 8:30 am in room 42 on the following Thursdays:

  • March 5, 19, April 2, 23, May 14.

  • Grade 5 Play - Gran's Guide to Stop an Ogre - Advisors Mr. Collaco/Mrs. Fenster

    Rehearsals on Monday and Friday mornings at 8:30 am in the gym.

  • March 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 23
  • Play scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at 7:00 pm


    Grade 5 Orchestra Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno

    Orchestra will meet at 8:30 am on the following Tuesday mornings:

  • 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2.
  • Spring Concert: Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 pm.

  • Grade 5 Band Rehearsals - Advisor Frank Scheno

    Band will meet at 8:30 am on the following Wednesday mornings:

  • 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27.
  • Monday, 6/1
  • Winter Concert: Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 pm.
  • Spring Concert: Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 pm.

  • Grade 5 Stage Band - Advisor Mr. Scheno

    Stage Band will meet at 8:30 am on the following Mondays:

  • 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/20, 4/27, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/8

  • Grade 5 Floor Hockey Intramurals - Advisor Jack LaPrarie

    Floor Hockey Intramurals will be held at 8:15 am in the gym on the following Thursday mornings:

  • 3/5.

  • Grade 5 Math Olympiads - Advisor Danielle Anderson

    Math Olympiads will meet at 8:30 am in room 44 on the following Mondays:

  • Meetings: 3/2.
  • Test: 3/16.

  • Grade 5 - SCOPE Steam Program - Advisor Serena Spata

    SCOPE Program will meet at 8:30 am on the following Mondays:

  • 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30

  • SCOPE/Smithtown Science Explorations Club - Advisor Dave Junz

    Students in grades 2 through 4 may participate in Sensational Science 3 that will be held at 8:30 am in Room 31 (Art) on the following dates:

  • Monday: 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
  • Tuesday: 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31

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