SMS Online Auction is OPEN!

SMS Online Auction is OPEN!

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Online Auction is OPEN! There are many unique and priceless items!!! DONATE NOW! Still accepting items! Three ways to submit your donation: 1. On our BiddingForGood auction donation page (preferred way)   2. Simplest Way: Email to onlineauction@smsparents.org with Donor name Contact email Description of the items Estimated item value Special Note (if needed) 3. Or by downloading the SMS Auction Donation Form, filling it out, then dropping it in the PTA folder at the Kaufman Music Center front desk or with Lisa Stump at SMSHS.   You can download the Auction Solicitation Letter to present to the organizations or businesses that would like to donate to the SMS online auction.   Donate & Bid Awesome Items to Support the Special Music School PTA! The 2019 Online Auction will run…
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PTA Dues

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Our Dues Month is not over yet! Thank you all for your contributions, we are doing well, but over 50% of families have not contributed yet! To make your contribution, click here! 1st grade parents Ann and Tommy Wazelle have honored us with another video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tz5_XeBBEc&feature=youtu.be
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A Talk with Katie “Music and Academics Work Hand in Hand at Upper West Side School”

A Talk with Katie “Music and Academics Work Hand in Hand at Upper West Side School”

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DNA Info: Emily Frost, October 3, 2016 Principal Katie Banucci-Smith has her dream job. A child musician who attended a music conservatory for college and went on to sing opera before falling into teaching, Banucci-Smith heads the Special Music School. The K-12 public school at 129 W. 67th St. perfectly marries her two passions and does that for students as well, she said. DNA: What are you looking for in selecting the 15 students for your kindergarten class? We're not looking to pick someone, we're looking to find a match. We're looking to find people that really want to do this and kids that seem to have an aptitude for doing it. We try to build diverse classrooms. Some have parents that are in the field, some don't have parents that are in…
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Special Music School At 20! Yes, The Special Music School is in its 20th year ... and celebrating its first Graduating 12th Grade Class.  A marvelous journey just keeps getting stronger and better. Congratulations to all the Kaufman Music Center staff, especially Lydia Kontos, and the SMS Teachers and Administration. SMS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATING CLASS OF 2017 "MUSIC SCHOOL CRANKS OUT GENIUSES" Kids at this music school rock state English and math exams. By Selim Algar | August 25, 2016 To read the article, click this link: http://nypost.com/2016/08/25/kids-at-this-music-school-rock-state-english-and-math-exams/
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