SHS Weekly Update
Thank you, SHS Counselors
In honor of National School Counseling Week, SHS would like to recognize our school counselors. Thank you for all that you do for students and staff!
SHS Goes Red for Heart Health
In honor of American Heart Month, SHS faculty and staff wore red on Thursday, February 8.
Congrats to Emma Hattemer!
Sophomore Emma Hattemer and “High Life” (Otis) competed at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio, over two weekends in January. They were Champions in the three foot division one week and Reserve Champions the other week. The team was also awarded first in the Taylor Harris Medal and third in the $500 Classic where she also competed against adult riders.
Mark Your Calendars
February 13 - Report cards issued
February 19 - All IWCS schools/offices closed (Presidents' Day)
Spring Sports Tryouts
A current VHSL physical dated after May 1, 2023, is required to try out for any Spring Sport - NO EXCEPTIONS. You must provide your own transportation to and from tryouts.
JV and Varsity girls softball tryouts will take place Tuesday, February 20th through Thursday, February 22nd at the SHS Varsity softball field from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM located behind the middle school. All girls trying out must have a current VHSL physical on file with the athletic director in order to participate.
Students attending tryouts should have transportation to pick them up no later than 5:10 PM. Softball tryouts are closed to observers.
Any questions should be directed to Coach Riddick, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Trip Payment Deadline
This is a friendly reminder that all payments for the senior trip are due Friday, February 9th. Cash or check will be accepted. Make checks payable to Smithfield High School.
Please submit payments only to Mrs. Mayes in Room 25. Do not submit payments to the office.
If you have question, concerns or want to check your senior trip balance, please email Mrs. Mayes at email@example.com.
Senior Cap and Gown Portraits
Seniors, did you miss taking your cap and gown portraits? Check out the flyer below for information about the makeup day, scheduled for Wednesday, February 21.
Make an appointment here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SmithfieldHSMakeup
Save the dates!
The SHS Chorus will hold its annual Night on Broadway fundraising concerts on March 15 & 16 at 7pm! Tickets are $10 at the door. Venmo, checks made payable to SHS Choral Boosters and Venmo are accepted. Please join us for an unforgettable evening of music and fun with our incredibly talented singers!
AP Exam Dates
Monday, May 6, 2024
United States Government and Politics- 7:30 am
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Microeconomics- 7:30 am
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
English Literature and Composition-7:30 am
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Friday, May 10, 2024
European History & United States History- 7:30 am
Monday, May 13, 2024
Calculus AB & BC -7:30 am
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
English Language and Composition-7:30 am
Thursday, May 16, 2024
Biology -11:30 am
Transition to Adulthood Series
In collaboration with PEATC (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center), the Special Education Department is hosting a Transition to Adulthood series for families of students with disabilities. The first three sessions will consist of training regarding what it means to turn 18 as a student with a disability in Virginia, social security and Medicaid waivers, and financial decisions. Finally, there will be a Transition to Adulthood Fair where families can circulate through various vendor tables. Vendors include the Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), Postsecondary Education Rehabilitation Transition (PERT), PEATC, and the Department of Social Services (DSS).
FAQ for Parents and Guardians on Impact Aid Parent-Pupil Surveys
Have you been asked to complete an Impact Aid Parent-Pupil Survey form, but aren’t sure why? Do you wonder how the information you provide will be used? See below for some of the most frequently asked questions about the Impact Aid Parent-Pupil Survey.