Tackan Elementary Bulletin for Tuesday, November 13, 2018
PTA Meetings will be held at 7:30pm in the cafeteria on the following dates:
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 in the gym on the following Tuesday mornings:
Grade 5 Football Intramurals - Advisor Jack LaPrarie
Football Intramurals will be held at 8:10am on the front playground. Students will stay in the gym if there is inclement weather. Intramurals will take place on the following Thursday mornings:
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 1 that will held at 8:15am in room 31 (Art) on the following Mondays:
Grade 5 Math Olympiads - Advisor Danielle Anderson
Math Olympiads will meet at 8:15am in room 44 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: November 14, 28, December 12, January 9, 23, February 6, 13, March 6, 20, 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:
Grade 2 Multicultural Club - Advisors Meredith LaParle & Jessica Clifford
There will be two separate sessions. Each student will attend one session. Multicultural Club will meet at 8:15am in room 7 on the following Thursdays:
Grades Kindergarten, 1 & 2 Board Game Club -Advisors Elise Viola & Jenn Macomber
Board Game Club will meet on Fridays at 8:15am in room 9D. Due to the large registration, students will be split into 2 groups on the following Fridays:
Grades 3, 4 & 5 Tackan Times Club - Advisor Loretta Siciliano
Tackan Times will meet at 8:15am in the Library on the following Fridays: November 16, 30, December 7, 14, January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 22, 29, April 5, 12. May 3, 10, 17 & 31.
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 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:
Tackan Holiday Food Drive
Food Drive will take place from Thursday, November 1 through Thursday, November 15. We will be collecting food and other items to donate to our families in need. Please check your child’s grade level for the suggested food items. Please know that these are guidelines and we will happily accept all items across all grade levels. Children can drop donations in the bins provided in school.
PTA Kindergarten Program - Super Circus Fun
Thursday, November 15 at 7-8pm in the gym.
Grade 5 Group Photo
Friday, November 16.
Emergency Preparedness Drill
Early Dismissal from School on Wednesday, November 21st - 15 minutes earlier than the normal dismissal time.
School will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. School reopens Monday, November 26.
Tuesday, December 4 - HALF DAY OF SCHOOL
Parent/Teacher Conferences - NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL - Wednesday, December 5
Winter Recess - NO SCHOOL
School will be closed from Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1.
Tackan PTA 2019 Big Event
Save the date: Chinese Auction - Friday, March 8 at the Stonebridge Country Club.