SHS Weekly Update


State Qualifying Lady Packers 4x800 Relay Team

10:11.87 is the NEW SHS school record by over 19 seconds!

Left to right: freshman Masirah Mobley, senior Kyla Byers, sophomore Lydia Jones, junior Emily Johnston

Engineering Explorations

The spring Engineering Explorations class is starting strong with big ideas for the Newspaper Table Challenge: Whose creation can hold the most books with legs made of eight sheets of newspaper?
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Invasion of the Woodbots

Woodbots have invaded the SHS Makerspace! What are woodbots? Whimsical creatures originating from hand tool and power tool training/safety review.

CTE Application

Click this link to apply for admission to any of the IWCS CTE Programs. Programs included in this application are: agriculture, culinary arts, welding, early childhood education/Little Sprouts, cosmetology, building trades and Certified Nurse Aide.

Interested in GSST?

The deadline to apply to The Governor's School for Science and Technology is February 28, so if you want to apply, don't delay. The application process shouldn't take more than a few minutes - our online application asks for some straightforward biographical information, plus the contact email addresses for your current math and science teachers.

Senior News

Senior Dues: $75 (cash, check, or money order accepted)

  • Dues should be paid by Friday, March 24

  • Senior shirts will be ordered by April 3

Senior Social: Thursday, February 23, during Packer Block. Senior dues should be paid in order to participate.

Cap and Gown Delivery: Monday, March 27, and Friday, April 21

If you have not placed your cap and gown order on, please due so as soon as possible. If you would like to pay on site, feel free to bring $50 in cash on the dates listed above.

Did your senior miss cap and gown picture day?

Check out the flyer below for how to schedule an appointment for the makeup day for senior cap and gown photos. Lifetouch will be at SHS from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 22.
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Senior Recognition Ads

The company that handles senior recognition ads for the yearbook has extended its deadline! Parents now have until March 1st to purchase an ad for the 2023 yearbook. See the attached order form for more details.

Underclassmen Scheduling

Letters were mailed home last week regarding underclassmen scheduling. If you would like to attend with your student, please contact your child’s school counselor. More information about scheduling can be found on the Smithfield High School counseling office website.

Ms. Rachael Davidson

Last Names: A-D


Ms. Starlene Aydlett

Last Names: E-J


Dr. Candace Gray

Last Names: K-Ri


Ms. Lana Booth

Last Names: Ro-Z


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Candy Bar Fundraiser

Please purchase a WORLD'S FINEST CHOCOLATE candy bar from an Operation Smile team member beginning Monday, Feb. 13th to help raise money to fund cleft palate operations. Each chocolate bar cost $1.00. Thank you in advance for your support.

Please email the students below with any questions.

Seniors: Brooke Dempsey -

Juniors: Sammie Conyers -

Sophomores: Walton Bondurant -

Freshman: Amma Mady -

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2023 Spring Sports Tryouts Schedule

Girls Soccer

Tuesday - 2/21/23…..315-500pm

Wednesday - 2/22/23…..315-500pm

Thursday - 2/23/23…..315-500pm

***Tryouts are on the Girls Soccer Practice Field***

Coach Contact -

Outdoor Track

Tuesday - 2/21/23…..315-5pm

Wednesday - 2/22/23…..315-5pm

Thursday - 2/23/23…..315-5pm

Friday - 2/24/23…..315-5pm

***Tryouts are at the SHS Stadium Track***

Girls Coach Contact -

Boys Coach Contact -

Boys Soccer

Tuesday - 2/21/23….. 305-530pm

Wednesday - 2/22/23…..305-530pm

Thursday - 2/23/23…..305-530pm

Friday - 2/24/23…..305-530pm

***Tryouts are on the Boys Soccer Practice Field***

Coach Contact -


Tuesday - 2/21/23…..300pm

Wednesday - 2/22/23…..300pm

Thursday - 2/23/23…..300pm - 1st cuts

Friday - 2/24/23…..300pm - last cuts

***Tryouts are at the Baseball Field***

Coach Contact -


Tuesday - 2/21/23…..300-500 pm

Wednesday - 2/22/23…..300-500pm

Thursday - 2/23/23…..300-500pm

***Tryouts are at the Softball Field***

Coach Contact -

Boys and Girls Tennis

Tuesday - 2/21/23…..3-500pm

Wednesday - 2/22/23…..3-500pm

Thursday - 2/23/23…..3-500pm

***Tryouts are at the Tennis Courts***

Girls Coach Contact -

Boys Coach Contact -

***A current VHSL physical dated after May 1, 2022 is required to try out for any Spring Sport - NO EXCEPTIONS******You must provide your own transportation to and from tryouts ***

Upcoming Dates for Athletics

March 1 - Winter Sports Awards Night, 6:30-8 p.m.

March 6 - Meet the Pack Night for Spring Sports, 6-8:30 p.m.

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