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Minnesauke Elementary School

Address: 21 High Gate Drive, East Setauket, NY 11733
Main Office: (631) 730‑4200
Fax: (631) 730‑4204
Principal: Nancy Pickford
Asst. Principal: Karen Mizell
School Hours: 8:43a.m. - 2:58p.m.

Exterior photo of Minnesauke Elementary School building

 School Vision Statement

Students of Minnesauke Elementary School will strive to achieve their highest academic potential while respecting themselves and all others as reflected in our Minnesauke STARS Pledge: Minnesauke STARS are Sharing, Trustworthy, Accepting, Respectful, Serving.

Important Phone Numbers

 

NOTIFICATION OF RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)

 

School Updates

Information Center

For information on how to access our free electronic resources from home, please refer to the instructions on the Parent Portal.  Included there are confidential passwords strictly for Minnesauke families to use.

Transportation Information 

We ask that you please be considerate of our neighbors during drop-off and pick-up times. Please use caution when traveling on Highgate Drive. This road is always open to both north bound and south bound traffic. The safety of our school community and our surrounding neighbors is a top priority.

For long-term child care purposes only, permission to take a different bus to and/or from school may be granted by the school principal by advance written request from the student's parent or guardian. The child care provider must be listed on the emergency contact information.

Current News

Seniors Walk the Halls of Elementary Schools

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Ward Melville High School seniors returned to their respective elementary schools to walk the halls one final time before graduation. Current elementary students lined the hallways and cheered on the Class of 2024 for their upcoming milestone. Seniors reconnected with old teachers and reflected on their time in the Three Village Central School District before moving on to their next chapter.

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Date Added: 6/14/2024

Collaborative Planting & Printing Project

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Fifth graders at Minnesauke Elementary School recently completed a 3D printing project that was truly a collaborative effort. Students learned how to design their own planters using Tinkercad in library class with Ms. Kinsley. Next, classes visited the Emma S. Clark Library to learn about the library's seed program and pick their own seed packet. Students then planted the seeds in science lab with Ms. DeSantis. Lastly, Mrs. Sacco taught students how to make beautiful macrame plant hangers for their creations in art class.

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Date Added: 6/12/2024

Minnesauke Wax Museum

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Fourth graders at Minnesauke Elementary School dressed as historical figures for an interactive wax museum exhibit. Students stepped back in time and into character as they presented biographical information about figures who lived during the colonial era.

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Date Added: 6/6/2024

Bookmark Contest Winners

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Three students from the Three Village Central School District were named winners in the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library 9th annual Kid’s Bookmark Contest. Congratulations to the following:

Grades K-2 category: Kelly Yin, second grader at Minnesauke Elementary School

Grades 3 & 4 category: Catherine Yin, fourth grader at Minnesauke Elementary School

Grades 5 & 6 category: Mason Oh, fifth grader at W.S. Mount Elementary School

There were 80 entries in this year’s contest. Winners have the honor of having their bookmarks professionally printed and distributed at the library throughout the year. All entries will be on display in the children’s department during the month of May.

Photos courtesy of Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

Date Added: 5/7/2024

Celebrating Autism Awareness at Minnesauke

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Minnesauke Elementary School celebrated Autism Awareness Month throughout April. Students did announcements in the morning to educate their peers about autism, the building held a “Light It Up Blue” spirit week, and all classes attended an autism awareness assembly hosted by Minnesauke’s special education staff. The month ended with a schoolwide autism walk. Students made signs and walked around the bus circle to celebrate Autism Awareness Month and promote inclusivity.

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Date Added: 5/3/2024

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