Do you remember Mr. Maritato’s first year teaching in the Smithtown District? Neither do I, that’s because Richard Nixon was the president, a gallon of gas cost 40 cents, teachers were allowed to smoke in classrooms and Smithtown West was referred to as Accompsett Junior High. The year was 1971.Continue Reading

Monday, October 2- Friday, October 6 is Smithtown High School West’s 2017-2018 Spirit Week! Make sure to show your spirit, we know we will! The theme days are as follows: Monday: Pajama Day- wear your favorite appropriate PJ’s Tuesday: Character Day- dress as your favorite TV or movie character Wednesday:Continue Reading

The halls of Smithtown West were bustling with excited students from schools across the district, grades 4 through 8, on Thursday, March 16th, when the Math Honor Society hosted their 13th annual math fun night. With a plethora of intriguing activities in all three cafeteria’s, the library, and throughout theContinue Reading

In one of the strangest blunders in Oscar history it doesn’t seem that any hard feelings were held. During the presentation of the Oscar for best picture, there seemed to have been a mixup that shocked everybody watching. “La La Land” had been announced as the winner for best picture,Continue Reading

The issue of parking at Smithtown West has often been a confusing and contentious topic. Many students and staff members have voiced their concerns in regard to what the rule actually is and how well they feel it’s being enforced. In order to get the right information regarding the “parkingContinue Reading

Ah, Buzzfeed. The once relatable website, has now given way to only being good for it’s quizzes and the occasional “white people try spicy food for the first time”video. How did Buzzfeed go to being such an influential and popular website to being that one place where it’s like “well,Continue Reading

This past weekend, March 2,3, and 4 Smithtown West put on the spring musical. This year’s musical was Once Upon A Mattress. Once Upon A Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. OurContinue Reading