Monthly Archives: May 2013

Kindergarten Orientation is June 4th

Parents of next year’s kindergarten class will be happy to know that a Kindergarten Orientation (just for parents) will be held on June 4th from 9:30-10:30a.m. Please see the attachment for more information. June-4-2013-K-Orientation.docx

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Ed. Smith Carnival–Consider volunteering!!

The Ed. Smith Carnival is fast approaching (June 13th is just around the corner) and we still need many more volunteers to make it the great event that we all love and have come to expect. We welcome all members … Continue reading

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AVID Parent Information Letter

RE: AVID PROGRAM 2013-2014 – INVITATION TO PARENT INFORMATION MEETING – Monday, June 3, 2013, 6:00pm A select group of our students in Grades 5, 6, and 7 have been identified as potential candidates for our school’s AVID (Advancement Via … Continue reading

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8th Grade Activities!

8th grade Parents & Guardians, Please see the accompanying attachment, which provides dates, costs, and times for those anticipated end of the year activities, such as the 8th grade dance, Seabreeze amusement park, the 8th grade breakfast and the Moving … Continue reading

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Ken Robinson on TED.com

This link was forwarded by an Ed. Smith parent and might be of interest to our school community since education has been in the news quite a bit this month: Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

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Current Ed. Smith 8th graders: Acting Roles/Tech Opportunities for Summer Musical

The Syracuse School District All-City Musical auditions are coming up soon! This summer’s show, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, will be performed on August on the 9, 10 and 11 at Henninger High School. How to Succeed … Continue reading

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School Happenings–May 18-31

The next week is busy at Ed. Smith and our larger school community, so here are a few items that you might want to put on your calendar if you haven’t already. Saturday, May 18th-Ed. Smith Painting Party-10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Come join … Continue reading

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Bread for the World 2013–Help Stop World Hunger

Our Beliefs in Action “A Place at the Table,” Bread for the World’s 2013 Offering of Letters and Petition to the President, aims to realize a world in which all children are fed. Our goal is to create political will … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith Teacher & Staff Appreciation Luncheon–Donations Requested

In keeping with tradition, the PTO Hospitality Committee will be hosting a luncheon for our teachers and staff on Tuesday, June 4th at 11:30a.m. Let’s join forces and show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate their hard work … Continue reading

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Notice of Successful Grant Application, $5,000.00 for Ed Smith

We greatly thank Jasmine Pryor for her successful grant application ($5,000.00) on behalf of the Edward Smith PTO for additional items to make the Ed Smith Playground inclusive and an improved learning environment. Ed. Smith K-8 PTO has been selected … Continue reading

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Career Day

To the Ed Smith Community, If anyone is interested in the Middle School Career Day, on May 23rd, from 9:30 to 10:30, to talk to the current 8th grade class, it would be greatly appreciated. I currently have five speakers … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith Painting Party–May 18th

Just a reminder…. Ed Smith Families: We need your help!! Our playground needs your help. The winter weather has wreaked havoc on our mural and we need your help filling in the missing sections. (This time we have new strategies … Continue reading

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