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DISTANCE LEARNING

Our teachers have embraced distance learning while also maintaining their love for and relationships with students and families. That is a true mark of the SCS family.  As we learn and grow in our distance learning program, we invite our families to be in touch with teachers about how their child is doing, what questions they have, and their ideas to make distance learning as smooth and effective as possible. Our hope is to get better and more effective each week.

Teachers check their email several times each school day to answer questions and are available to help individual students as needed.  In our distance learning program, lower elementary students’ work is guided by a parent or adult at home.  Older students may be more independent in their work, but they still need supervision.

Parents, we recognize that you may feel overwhelmed by life right now, and distance learning may feel that way too.  However, we want to encourage you that God is Who He says He is - our Provider, our Wisdom, and our Help.  He has promised never to leave you or forsake you.  He has done miracle after miracle in the past, and He is still the same miracle working God today.  Trust Him in this distance learning process and in every other challenge you are facing.  Invite Him in and ask Him to be in charge.  

I am confident God will provide us with everything we need to be successful distance teachers and learners!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is the format of online learning?

    Students will have a rich educational experience including a mixture of reading hardcover and e-books, weekly zoom extra-help sessions, video instruction, and supplemental interactive websites. Google Classroom will be utilized by students to receive instructional content, turn in assignments, and track curriculum progress. Assessments will look similar to in-person instruction, and will require occasional visits to campus for monitored testing (midterms and finals).

  • What is the schedule of online learning?

    Students are expected to check in daily to work on assignments, comment on message boards, turn in work, or take assessments. Attendance will be taken daily for online students.

  • Can my student receive High School credit for their classes?

    Yes, based on the 2020-2021 state guidelines, High School students will receive full credit for their transcripts provided they pass the class.

  • Can my student participate in school activities including field trips and school events?

    As physical space allows due to Covid-19 restrictions. Online students will be subject to the same Covid-19 quarantine and isolation requirements as in-person students (including travel to restricted areas, symptom, and temperature checks).

  • Can students participate in Sports if enrolled in online learning?

    At this time, No, due to normal Section 11 rules, students must attend school at least ½ day to participate in sports. However, the athletic department is seeing if these rules will be relaxed.

  • Can students participate in clubs or specials?

    As physical space allows due to Covid-19 restrictions. Online students will be subject to the same Covid-19 quarantine and isolation requirements as in-person students (including travel to restricted areas, symptom, and temperature checks). In-person seats will be prioritized for in-person students.

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DEVOTIONALS

Dear SCS Families,

As we continue Distance Learning I will continue to share devotionals that the Lord has put on my heart or other messages that have touched me too. I recently shared one with our students but have had requests to share with families as well.

Additionally, when you get a chance, listen to this amazing message from our very own Mr. White! The Harbor asked him to share what the Lord put on his heart a couple weeks back and I believe this message can speak to you all just as it spoke me. Thank you Mr. White for being obedient to the Lord's calling to share that message.

Rev. Robert J. Carrozzo
Dean of Student Life

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IN GOD WE TRUST

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WHAT THE PEOPLE SAY…

  • ​" The service-learning program at SCS goes hand and hand with Christian education. Students learn about loving Jesus and helping those in need. Then, they practice what they learn by going out and being the "hands and feet" of Jesus to their communities. "
    Dr. Anna Ramos, SCS parent

  • " Knowing that our children are going to school and learning about Christ and hearing biblical truth that is not altered has confirmed to us over and over that SCS is the best choice we could make for our kids' education. "
    Doug & Kelly Jansson, SCS parents

  • " If you aim for heaven, you might get earth thrown in, besides. Aim for heavenly values by sending your kids to Smithtown Christian School, even if it means sacrifice. "
    Daniel Buttafuoco, SCS Grandparent

  • "SCS has been an incredible blessing to our family. Knowing our children are in a Christ-centered environment where they are loved, nurtured and prayed for by their teachers and other members of their school family is so important to us. "

    Rachel Cardwell, SCS Parent


  • "It's impossible to enter this school without coming into the presence of God. It's the only thing that can change lives and because of the faithful teachers, staff and culture of SCS, it changed mine."
    Pastor Jeffrey Eichenlaub, SCS Alum