Thank you to our generous Families, Students, and Grandparents for a fantastic
Book Fair !
Thank you to Teachers for bringing their students to the Library and
PTO for helping during the Grand Event and their promotion on Facebook.
Your record turnout is delivering books to readers.
Teachers were gifted a total of 118 books for their classrooms.
Our School Library purchased 150 new books from the Book Fair, and will be adding more books soon.
Hiring Volleyball coaches!
Mrs. Servos' 5th Graders had friendly group competition on the subject of physical & chemical changes led by students using Brainpop!
The Pre-K and Early Childhood classes took a field trip to Braeutigam’s Orchards to pick apples yesterday! They had so much fun feeding the animals, playing in the Farm Yard, riding the tractor to the apple trees, and tasting the yummy homemade cider! We can’t wait to make applesauce in class with all of the apples we picked! 🍎🚜🐐🐮🐷🐰🦃🍏
Today is the FINAL DAY of the Smithton back-to-school sale. This is your last chance to save 30% sitewide! Shop at https://1stplace.sale/29355
Mum pickup this Saturday!
This week in STEM...6th grade makes probability jars & Kindergarten counts with buttons.
Mr. Sehr's 5th grade had fun reviewing in science with shaving cream yesterday! #Messy #Fun ScienceRules
Junior High students Reid Brueggemann & Addison McCallister nominated their grandfathers for the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight to Washington DC this year and they were chosen to attend today, September 12th. John Hepworth & Vernon Welter, the students grandfathers, will be taking a day trip to DC to see all of the memorials that honor them and their sacrifices. Junior High students wrote letters to the veterans to be included during "Mail Call" when the veterans receive letters on their way back to St. Louis.
Find more information about the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight here: https://gslhonorflight.org/
Last week 8th Graders in Mrs. Berry's class did an affirmation activity where they wrote annonymous positive comments about their classmates using cardstock attached to their backs.
Last week, 7th Graders in Mrs. Berry's Social Studies classes learned about proper American Flag etiquitte and how to properly fold our flag.
6th Grade had French Toast on Friday to reinforce the idea of the mid-ocean ridge (the griddle) and deep ocean trenches (hungry students) as they finish up a chapter on Plate Tectonics in Science class.
Thank you families for making our two Grandparents Days a success! Our students were thrilled to have their grandparents or special friends join them for lunch and little book fair shopping. We appreciate all you do for your kiddos!
Cheerleading tryouts will be held on Tuesday, September 19th. Students must be in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade to tryout.
Time is running out in the Smithton back-to-school sale. Don't miss your chance to save 30% on all spirit wear! Shop at http://1stplace.sale/29355
Sale ends in 1 week!
Below is the link to our Teamwork Tuesday online apparel store. This is a fundraiser for our Character Council. Character Council is a student leadership group that works to promote the good character of all students at Smithton Elementary in order to boost school climate and therefore, make our school a more effective place to learn.
Faculty, staff, and students wear their these shirts every Tuesday to promote teamwork.
The Teamwork Tuesday online store will be open until Monday, September 18th. Orders will then be delivered to school and distributed.
5th grade is learning about Matter! Tuesday Mr. Sehr's Class made “Oobleck” to demonstrate Non-Newtonian” fluids! #ScienceRules
The Smithton School Student of the Month for September 2023 is Blase Gilbreth. Blase was chosen for this award by the faculty and administration of the school. The award was presented to Blase for displaying a good work ethic, outstanding character, and good behavior. Blase also shows respect, leadership, willingness to help her peers, and kindness to others. Blase will receive a plaque and a gift card from the school.
Blase is the son of Anthony and Angela Gilbreth. He likes bowling, running and occasionally gaming friends. Blase would love to get a dog soon.
His favorite quote is, "If it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing."
Don't miss out on the Smithton back-to-school sale! You'll save 30% across the entire site! Less than 2 weeks left. Shop at https://1stplace.sale/29355
10% of sales come back to the district!