Welcome to Smyrna Elementary
A Leader in Me School

Our Mission:
One Team, One Goal, Smyrna Success!
Our Vision:
Lead with H.E.A.R.T.:
elping Everyone Achieve Results Together

Collective Commitments:
Support each other professionally and personally!
Increase positivity and encouragement by growing "The Power of Yet" among students, parents, and staff!
Accept nothing less than growth and success for everyone!

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School-Day Extended 45 Minutes on August 21 due to Solar Eclipse

  • Due to the solar eclipse, school will be extended by 45 minutes on Monday, August 21, 2017.  Dismissal will begin at 3PM.  ASP hours will be 3:30 – 6:00. 

  • Students in PK, K, 1st, and  2nd grades will view the eclipse by television in classrooms.  With parent permission, students in grades 3-4-5 will be able to view the eclipse in the back field area with participating teachers.  Protective glasses will be provided by PTA. 

  • Teachers participating in the outside viewing of the eclipse will be sending parent permission forms in the Tuesday folder.  Teachers opting to not participate in the outdoor viewing will be showing the eclipse by television in classrooms.

  •  Parents are welcome to check children out from school prior to 1:45 in order to view the eclipse.  If you have any questions regarding August 21st dismissal or viewing the eclipse, please reach out to your child’s teacher or an administrator.


School Supply Lists
2017-18 School Year
Kindergarten through 5th grade: Click Here
Lista des uministros escolares

Read to Succeed

Million Minute Challenge Begins
Friday, August 18th

Once again, Smyrna Stars are challenged to read for 1,000,000 minutes outside of school this year! We have great individual and class prizes! Reading logs are available from your child's teacher or here.

Smyrna Elementary PTA Board 2017-18

Co-Presidents: Michelle Murphy and Jennifer Simms
Secretary: Shanelle Ivey
Treasurer: Jennifer Moss
VP Communication: Tiffany Sudderth
VP Parent Involvement: Angela Brakey
VP Community Development: Farrah Galloway
Faculty Liaison: Bailey Oliver

Smyrna Elementary School Council and
Foundation Board 2017-18:

President: Lawana Streger
Treasurer: Jeff Willamson
Secretary: Tasneem Haidri
Blanca Alvarez-Perez
Tom Bass
Melanie Cristelli
Stephen McQuade
Kim Olson
Melissa Rone
Brett Ward

ool Information

Please visit Lost and Found for missing coats, jackets, caps, and other items.  Lost and Found is located in the hallway behind the cafeteria stage.  Unclaimed items are donated to MUST Ministries on the last school day of each month.

Due to numerous peanut allergies, Smyrna Elementary is a peanut-sensitive school. We ask that parents not send any food items or snacks containing peanuts or peanut products. Our cafeteria serves SunButter, a peanut-free, tree-nut free alternative.

Honor Roll: Principal’s Honor Roll is received when students receive all A’s, 3’s and S’s. Honor Roll is received when students receive all A’s, B’s, 2’s, 3’s and S’s-

Perfect Attendance: Perfect Attendance for the grading period is earned when students have no absences or tardies.

Parent Volunteer Training available on Teacher Workroom equipment in Media Center: Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 8, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, & Mar. 2

Parent and Student Information

Car Pool Etiquette

How to Know if Your Child is too sick for school

Contribute to Smyrna Elementary School Foundation

English-Spanish Dual Language Immersion Strand

Smyrna Student Leaders are

Mr. Brett Ward, Principal
Mrs. Melissa Rone, Assistant Principal
Ms. Elaine Shanti Ventura, Assistant Principal
Mr. Alex Soto, Student Services Administrator



Calendar of Events

August 15
Girl Scout Night  6 pm

August 17
Boy Scout Night  7 pm

August 18
Creatwood Tavern Spirit Night
3 pm until close

August 21
School Day extended 45 minutes
due to Solar Eclipse

August 22
All Pro Dad's Breakfast 
7 am Media Center

August 25
Picture Day

August 29
Title I Informational Meeting  5 pm
PTA Leader in Me Night  6 pm

August 30
Early Release Day
12:10 Dismissal

August 31
PTA Spirit Night at
Sparkles Family Fun Center

September 4
Labor Day: No School

September 6-8
CoGat Testing: Grades 1 & 3

September 11-15
IOWA Testing: Grades 3 & 5

September 19
All Pro Dad's Breakfast
7 am Media Center

School Council & Foundation Board
6 pm

September 21
District 9 PTA Fall Conference

September 25-29
Fall Break


2017-18 Teacher of the Year
Bailey Oliver

Bailey Oliver

2017-18 Classified Employee of the Year
Joy Cutno

Joy Cutno



SES is a Recognized ASCA Model School Counseling Program by the American School Counselor Association

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