News & Views



April 22, 2018




April 25- Field Trip: Grafstein, Hart, See

May 4 – PTC Popcorn .50/bag

May 4- H. T. Smith Night at the Lansing Lugnuts Game

May 9 – PTC General Membership Meeting 6:00 pm

May 10- Family Fun Fitness Night 5:30-7:00

May 16- Kindergarten to First Grade Transition Night 5:30-6:30

May 28- Memorial Day – NO School

May 29 – Second Grade Musical 2:00pm

May 30-Second Grade Musical 10:00am & 7:00pm

June 1 – Fun Run

June 8 – Family Fun End of Year Party

June 13 – Early Dismissal

June 14 – Early Dismissal: Last Day of 2017-2018 School Year


The 2nd Graders will present their spring concert - "The Musical World of Disney" on Wednesday, May 30th at 7:00pm in the Alverson Center for Performing Arts.  They will also have two performances during school hours, which parents are welcome to attend.  These will take place on Tuesday, May 29th at 2:00pm, and Wednesday, May 30th at 10:00am.


Kindergarten to First Grade Transition Night-Would you like to learn more about first grade from our first grade teachers here at Smith? If so, come to K-1 Transition Night on Wednesday, May 16th from 5:30-6:30! Our first grade teachers will be discussing first grade expectations as well as providing free goodies for you to take home with your student! Please look for the flyer to RSVP.  We hope to see you there!



2018/2019 “Round Up” Continues – H.T. Smith Elementary continues to “Round Up” Kindergarteners for the 2018/2019 school year. Please stop by the Smith Office to register your child. Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm every day. Please bring required enrollment items with you which include state issued birth certificate, current immunization record, vision screening (after age 3), and proof of residency (Driver License and 2 pieces of mail, a utility/phone bill, voter registration card, lease/purchase agreement, etc.) that shows your name and address together. You can pre enroll online at, click on the “New Student Enrollment” link. There is nothing to print off, just make sure that you have “submitted” the enrollment.


Calling in to Pick Up Your Child Early – If you are on your way to the school to pick up your child early and need your child in the office, wait to call the office, until you are about 10 minutes away from the school.  That gives us enough time to call classrooms and get your child ready to leave. Thank You So Much!


Head Start and Great Start - Enroll now for the 2018-2019 school year!

Enroll now for the 2018-2019 school year! Livingston Educational Service Agency Early Childhood Programs are enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year. Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs offer no cost/low cost preschool to income eligible or children “at risk” who qualify under federal and state guidelines. Families meeting eligibility guidelines have access to learning opportunities, health and wellness, social and disability services, and other community resources. Children of all abilities are encouraged to apply. To find out more information about applying and to see if you are eligible, call 517-548-2100 or go to



The Championing Futures Road Rally Event Is Coming Up in just a little over 3 weeks. Livingston Career and College Access Network has had a huge hand in creating this event, with generous sponsorship from many of our members as well as focusing our priority areas on helping students find a clear postsecondary plan. Designed to help expand Livingston County’s skilled workforce and grow our economy.


Bring your best thinkers for this county-wide, team scavenger hunt!!  $20 per person, you can register at: This event will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018 (rain date 5-3-18) from 5:30-8 pm (check-in starts at 4:30). It will start and end at Champion Chevrolet, 5000 Grand River, Howell. Call 810-225-7178 for details. Money raised will fund scholarships for Livingston County students entering a skilled trade program in 2018.



H.T. Smith Is A Latex Free Building! – Our building is a latex and latex balloon free zone We cannot have any product containing latex in our building. Signs have been posted at the entrance doors as a reminder. Please be aware of this when you are planning birthday surprises or classroom parties. ONLY MYLAR BALLOONS ARE PERMITTED! Thank You!



Please do not park in the drop-off (Kiss & Go) lane in front of the school.  This lane is to be used for parents to drop off their children and move ahead so the next car can do a drop-off.  During the school day, this is the fire lane- DO NOT PARK THERE!    



Medication –Just a reminder that ALL medications must be delivered to the office by an adult/parent/guardian. The prescription medications must have a current prescription sticker with instructions for dispensing the medication, doctor’s name, and child’s name. *Parents will have to complete a form in the office for both prescription and non-prescription medications.