National Merit Scholars

5 West Seniors Earn National Merit Scholar Honors

In each annual National Merit Scholarship Program, about 50,000 academically talented high school students are honored, but only some 16,000 of them are named Semifinalists. Students who qualify as Semifinalists based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) are the only program participants who have an opportunity to advance to …

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HSW Leadership Students Greet GMS 8th Graders

On Wednesday April 9th and Thursday April 10th Smithtown HS West Leadership students visited Great Hollow MS which feeds into HS West. HS West students that were alumni of Great Hollow met with the graduating 8th graders during their study hall in the Library to discuss the transition process. HS West students began by introducing …

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HSW Girls Field Hockey Team Members Recognized as Scholars of Distinction

Seniors from Smithtown West Field Hockey team were recognized by the NFHCA (National Field Hockey Coaches Association) as Scholars of Distinction. Athena Taylor, Jennifer Wernau, Danielle Enersen, Jacquelyn Healy, Caroline Grove were named to the The High School National Academic Squad. The program recognizes high school seniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, un-weighted GPA …

Multicultural night

Celebrating Diversity Within the Smithtown Community

Last night’s World Cultures event highlighted “ Diversity Within the Smithtown Community” allowing students from the Smithtown Central School District an opportunity to offer individuals, families, and groups a unique chance to showcase their cultural heritage. The evening was for anyone who wanted to experience different cultures; build a positive relationship within the school community, spend …

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Long Island’s BEST Young Artists Honors Two of HSW Finest

Congratulations to Seniors Hannah Junior and Jennifer Wernau. They had artwork selected to be exhibited at the Heckscher Museum for their annual Long Island’s Best High School Art Exhibit.  Long Island’s Best is a comprehensive arts-in–education program that integrates experiences at the museum and in the art classroom, culminating with the presentation of students’ original …

NHS

2014 National Society Inductions

  The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its …