OUR VISION: WORLD CLASS ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
Do The Right Thing
Congratulations to our amazing Do The Right Thing award winners, Peyton, Raegan, Vivian, and Ava!!!
Thank you for being great leaders at Smithton School and always Doing the Right Thing!!!
K/1 fun at the firehouse!
Pennies for Patients
The Student Council and National Junior Honor Society held a fundraiser for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In 6 days, the school raised $5,109.13 for Pennies for Patients!!! Awesome!
6th grade had a great learning experience on their field trip to Meramec Caverns!
2nd grade fun!
Mrs. Beggs 2nd grade class just finished up a unit on land-forms. Students had fun making a model of various land-forms using food.
Red Ribbon Week - October 21-24
WALK/BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY
With flu season on the horizon here is a great reminder from our fantastic Nurse Nancy!
Meet The Teacher Night
Monday, August 12th
Kindergarten - 5:30 p.m.
1st-8th - 6:30 p.m.
Please feel free to bring your school supplies that evening!
Girls on the Run
It's almost time for Girls on the Run! Practice will begin after school starts. Grades 3-5th
Registration is happening now:
Questions? Contact Mrs. Thom or Ms. Courtney!
Below are the dates and times for Baseball, Softball tryouts, and Cross Country practice. As a reminder, ALL athletes MUST have an up to date physical on file to tryout. If a current physical is not on file, they may not participate in tryouts and or practices.
Baseball (6th-8th grade):
When: August 1st & 2nd
Time: 4-6 pm
Place: Smithton Park
Softball (6th-8th grade):
When: August 1st & 2nd
Time: 4-6 pm
Place: Smithton Park
Cross Country practice begins on August 5th for 5th-8th grade. Practices will be held at the park beginning at 7:30 am and ending at 9:00 am. There will be morning practices all week (August 5-9).
Any athletes that do not make the baseball or softball teams are welcome to join the Cross Country team.
NEW AND RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION
Returning students must register/prove residency/pay fees for the 2019-2020 school year. The office is open all summer from 7:30-2:30 daily. Please log into Teacher Ease and complete the registration paper work and submit to the office along with 3 proofs of residency. Each family, each year, must prove they continue to reside within the Smithton CCSD 130 boundaries.
If anyone has any questions please contact Debbie in the main office at 233-6863.
The main office will be closed the week of July 1-5.
Regular office hours will continue July 8th 730am-230pm.
Art Club Grant
Recently, Mrs. Carter received a grant called "Art from Farm to Table." A local artist named Roger DeWitt passed away about a year and a half ago and his wife, Vicki DeWitt started a grant for art teachers in central/southern Illinois. Smithton was awarded the first grant in honor of Mr. Dewitt! Mrs. Carter received $500 to do paintings/drawings depicting landscapes/agriculture themes. Check out some of the paintings that our art club students' created. They did such a great job! Thank you, Mrs. Dewitt, for your support of our Smithton artists!
KIDS HEART CHALLENGE
Thank you to all of our students that raised money for the American Heart Association! They had the chance to cover their teachers in toilet paper!
Smithton Elementary Optimist Student of the Month: October 2019
JJ W. was chosen for this honor by the faculty and administration of the school. The guidelines used were: the student who goes out of his or her way to help others and be thoughtful and kind to others, a student who shows cooperation, follows the rules and has an optimistic outlook at all times. JJ will receive a plaque and framed Optimist Creed and his family will be invited to the Optimist Pancake Breakfast where he will be honored.
JJ is the son of Amber and Jason Weiss. Some of his favorite hobbies and activities include hanging with his friends and playing sports including basketball, football, volleyball, golfing, and hiking!!! His plans for the future are to try to become a neurologist. JJ’s favorite quote or motto is “Winning means you're willing to give more and work harder than anyone else.”
Way to go, JJ!!!
The Village of Smithton received the 2013 Governor's Hometown Award. This award recognizes promotion of a healthful & supportive environment & a high quality of life.
Visit the Smithton Chamber of Commerce website by clicking here.
Join us in supporting a safe environment for students and staff and help us take proactive steps to prevent bullying. Smithton School is committed to a continuous improvement process that helps support both academic success and emotional health. Resources and Smithton's policy on bullying can be found by clicking here.
WORLD CLASS ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
A new "championship" banner was unveiled on during a school-wide assembly. This sign now hangs in the gymnasium to honor the amazing achievements by the entire Smithton Community last school year! Go Cougars!!!
After the statewide release of PARCC scores, we have some celebrating to do!!! We are very proud to announce that our students were the top scoring district in St. Clair County in both ELA and Math!!! According to updated rankings on schooldigger.com our students are ranked in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois! Congratulations to our entire Smithton Community! This is truly a team effort!
WE ARE A SMALL SCHOOL WITH BIG DREAMS! Click on the image below to watch our video!
WE LOVE OUR SCHOOL!
Smithton School has been honored as the Illinois DO THE RIGHT THING School of the Year three times!!!
After graduation from Smithton School at the end of eighth grade, students continuing their public school education attend Freeburg High School, an excellent comprehensive 9-12 school offering students rich academics and extensive extracurricular activities.
During inclement weather, the district administration may elect to cancel school for the safety and security of students and staff. In the event that school is cancelled, parents will be notified using the SCHOOLREACH automated phone system. Additionally, school closure information will be made available on the district's website as well as the following media outlets: KMOX Radio, KTVI FOX Channel 2, KMOV CBS Channel 4, KSDK NBC Channel 5, KDNL ABC Channel 30.