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New Town Of Smithtown Website Launch

The Town Of Smithtown will be rolling out a more user friendly website on June 24th, 2019. The planning process has been underway since December 2018, led by IT department director Ken Burke with creative support from PIO Nicole Garguilo. The new website, developed by civic plus, features a mobile-friendly capability, online permits &  licenses, […]
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Dr. Jahan Aghalar Joins NYCBS

Jahan Aghalar, M.D. joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists as a board-certified medical oncologist-hematologist. Dr. Aghalar stated practicing at their Smithtown and New Hyde Park locations on May 13, 2019.   A Long Island native, Dr. Aghalar specializes in genitourinary malignancies, which are cancers originating from the prostate, bladder, kidney, and
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KAYAK/CANOE AND RAMP PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

The Town of Smithtown Town Clerk’s office is pleased to offer residents the option of purchasing Ramp, Canoe or Kayak permits online via ​www.smithtownny.gov​. Residents have the opportunity to securely pay for the permits online using a credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover) a Debit Card or Electronic Check. “I am so pleased to announce this […]
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Sand Dams Offer a Lesson In Adaptation

Third-grade students in Laura McCoy’s class at Accompsett Elementary School in the Smithtown Central School District are studying Kenya. As part of the unit, they were given the question: “Can human beings change their environment to meet their needs?” The students watched a video about how building sand dams in Kenya has changed the lives […]
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Great Hollow Students Make Top Chefs

As part of their family and consumer science classes at Great Hollow Middle School in the Smithtown Central School District, students are learning the basics of cooking. In January, the classes worked on making dinners, measuring ingredients and following directions for a chicken stir fry recipe. Students in Ms. Hall’s class were also busy practicing […]
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Replicating the Mayflower in Smithtown

Prior to the Thanksgiving break, students in Susan Picini’s class at Smithtown Elementary School in the Smithtown Central School District engaged in STEM-based activities, working in groups to design, build and test Mayflower ships. The students created a blueprint, listed materials and built their ships. They tested to see if the ship was able to float […]
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Open for Business

Incoming second-graders in the Smithtown Central School District have the chance to run their own restaurant. As part of the district’s Extended Year Program, the students in Richard Hurley’s class run their own mock restaurant to tie into their lessons and theme of Healthy Body, Healthy Minds. Prior to the restaurant’s “opening,” students learned about […]
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Summer Prep

Academic goals and social-emotional learning in a small group setting are emphasized in Smithtown Central School District’s six-week Extended School Year Program. This summer, 95 students in grades 1-8 are enrolled in the program housed at Smithtown Elementary School for six weeks. The theme for this year’s program is “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” and students […]
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Making the Connection

The C.A.M.P. (Character, Education, Mindset, Preparedness) program at Smithtown Central School District gives middle school students the opportunity to work on academics as well as their own social-emotional needs during the summer months.  Housed at Accompsett Middle School in July, students in grades 7-9 focus on positive actions including self-care and the science