SHS Weekly Update


SHS Packer Robotics finished strong in the Mountain Farm VEX Robotics Tournament at Hugenot High School in Richmond, VA. Out of 28 teams, this rookie team went into the elimination round of the tournament as a seventh seed, but lost in a really close match 73-81.

Builders: Emily Miller, Nick Evans, Aiden Hall

Coders: Tristan Freestrom and Oliver Haugh

Drivers: Aiden Hall, Nick Evans, Vincent

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Tri Rivers Packers on the Road!

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Early Release/Late Arrival

If a student has early release or late arrival in their current schedule, the appropriate paperwork is due to the counseling office by February 27. If the form is not received, then classes will be added to the student's schedule. If the student needs a blank copy, they can stop by the counseling office.

Boys/Girls State Applications

Virginia Boys and Girls State applications are available in the counseling office. These are due on March 1.

SHS Packer Charities Scholarship Application

The deadline for the SHS Packer Charities Scholarship Application has been extended to Friday, March 3, 2023. Click the link below for more information and to download the application.

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.

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

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.

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.

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SOL Test Dates

Friday, May 26 - History

Wednesday, May 31 - Reading

Friday, June 2 - Math

Monday, June 5 - Science

AP Exam Dates

Monday, May 1

United States Government and Politics - 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 2

Psychology - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 3

English Literature and Composition - 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 4

Macroeconomics - 7:30 a.m.

Friday, May 5

European History & United States History - 7:30 a.m.

Microeconomics - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, May 8

Calculus AB & BC - 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 9

English Language and Composition - 7:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 10

Biology - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 18

Comparative Government and Politics - 11:30 a.m.

Yearbook Business Ads

Last chance to promote your business by purchasing an ad in the 2022-23 Smithfield High School yearbook!

The current rates are as listed:

$50 for ⅛ of a page

$90 for ¼ of a page

$185 for ½ of a page

$280 for a full page

The deadline to purchase a business ad is March 1st. Checks can be made payable to Smithfield High School Yearbook. Questions? Email yearbook adviser Hattie Garrow at

2023 MOVE Summit

Empowering African American males with disabilities to overcome barriers, become self-determined, and graduate high school to be college & career ready.
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