SHS has been cleared. All students and staff have returned to building.
Out of abundance of caution SHS has evacuated building due to strong odor in the hallway. Fire dept is investigating. Students and staff are safe.
Congratulations to golfer Devin O’Brien for being named the Smithfield High School Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill Athletes of the Week for the week ended May 12th. Devin, a junior, carded a five over par 40 in a match versus Ponaganset, which they won, and Mt. Saint Charles, which they lost. He followed that up with a 43 to help lead the Sentinels to a victory over Woonsocket, evening up the Sentinels record to 5-5 on the year.
SHS Trivia Night SHS is hosting a trivia night on May 11th. This event supports our post-grad celebration. More info may be found here http://bit.ly/2PPyoNB
Science Olympiad Calendar Raffle - Our friends at @GMS_Smithfield have qualified for the national science olympiad competition. Please support their fundraising efforts by purchasing a calendar raffle ticket. Tickets are available in the high school office.
Savers Fundraiser SPRING CLEANING TIME!!! Clean out those closets and donate your gently used clothing, books, linens, shoes, belts, purses, and small household items to benefit our football players! Click here for more information. https://bit.ly/2GXpMAC
New blog post featuring the Engineering Technology pathway http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/05/03/constructing-a-new-sentinel-student-lounge/
The SHS Parent Council is hosting a trivia night on Saturday, May 11th. #shslegacy More info https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B03e3YsFTdaoLTZpUlYwWmNIbzB6UXdaUTNxZjF2Y2dsMks4
SHS Girls Softball team is hosting a car wash on Sat, 5/4 at Fast Freddies from 10-1. @shssentinels @sportssentinels #shslegacy https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03e3YsFTdaodkdhRk9PelZZYVZKWk92a2xVUzZ2RmEtYkw4/view?usp=sharing
Congratulations to Unified Basketball player Chase Pertucci for being named the Smithfield High School Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill Athlete of the Week for the week ended April 28th. Chase, a freshman member of the Unified Basketball team, scored 30 of the 48 points in a 48-38 victory over Ponaganset. For the season Chase has scored a total of 92 points through seven games.
Congratulations to Boys Tennis player Noah Morin for being named the Smithfield High School Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill Athlete of the Week for the week ended April 21st. Noah, a junior captain, earned the deciding point in the Sentinels’ first victory of the season over Classical, playing at number 2 singles, with a 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 win.
A message from the Parent Council... Senior parents - don’t miss out on our trivia night & raffle being held Saturday, May 11th at the Portuguese American Club. Some of our great raffle items include gift certificates to many local eateries, overnight stays in Boston and the Cape, fun activities such as golf, museums, walking tours, tickets for sporting events and so much more!!! This event is our biggest fundraiser for Parent Council and for Post Grad (50% of profits go towards paying for this years post grad celebration). Get a team together and reserve a table (8 people) or come on your own and help us raise money while having a fun night!! Bring your own food/snacks too!! Tickets are $20 if you purchase now or $25 at the door. Checks should be made out to SHS Parent Council and can be sent into the high school with the enclosed flyer. Hope to see you there!!! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03e3YsFTdaoLTZpUlYwWmNIbzB6UXdaUTNxZjF2Y2dsMks4/view?usp=sharing
Join us for Smithfield’s annual Earth Day Community Clean Up on April 27th! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03e3YsFTdaoZmpqWUtzY2Rpcm9tQ19iQ082bVp4dnRMUDBn/view?usp=sharing
Congratulations to Baseball player Zach Collins for being named the Smithfield High School Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill Athlete of the Week for the week ended April 14th. Zach, a junior, picked up a win on the mound, recording seven strikeouts, against Chariho in a 6-2 victory to give the Sentinels a two game sweep of the Chargers. At the plate Zach went 3-6 with two doubles in the two game series.
Congratulations to Boys Track member Michael Herchen for being named the Smithfield High School Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill Athlete of the Week for the week ended April 7th. Michael, a junior, scored in all four events he he competed in to help lead the Sentinels to a historic win over Cumberland, which was the first victory over the Clippers in 30 years. In just his first full season on the track team, Michael finished 2nd in the 300 Hurdles, 2nd in the 110 Hurdles, 2nd in the Triple Jump and 3rd in the High Jump.
Parent Council Trivia Night The SHS Parent Council is hosting a trivia night on Saturday, May 11th. More information may be found here. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03e3YsFTdaoLTZpUlYwWmNIbzB6UXdaUTNxZjF2Y2dsMks4/view?usp=sharing
SHS Science Olympiad Team Finishes 2nd! The team took 2nd place out of 25 teams at the state level competition at RI College. Team members won 5 bronze, 4 silver, and 4 gold medals for a total of 13 medals overall out of 24 events, our highest number yet. The students also placed 4th or 5th in 5 events, giving them a 5th or better placement in 18 of 24 events. Every member of the team contributed to this wonderful achievement. We are very proud of them.
End of Year Schedule Please click the link to see the end of year schedule for SHS. This includes dances, final exams schedule, and graduation information. @shssentinels https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AmKUVmpsf-gBQ4U5AXQQ1wXlVULDmO8zgazOWOybFeE/edit?usp=sharing
New blog post; Financial Planning with the Academy of Finance http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/03/29/financial-planning-with-the-academy-of-finance/
Write Rhode Island announces story writing winners https://kidoinfo.com/write-rhode-island-announces-story-writing-winners/ #SHSLegacy @shssentinels
Smithfield Family Fun Day April 16th https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03e3YsFTdaobVY3ek5CS3ptNzFlTzFIYmNJcmNSNW9LVHV3/view?usp=sharing
New blog post for Information Technology and Computer Science http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/03/15/creating-and-competing-in-information-technology-and-computer-science/
Scituate High School in conjunction with Smithfield High School, are hosting a unified basketball game between the two schools on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM Scituate HS. Jolene, myself and Tim Brown (Scituate unified coach) are working hard to make this is fun community event for both towns. We really want to pack the stands for our unified players. We want to encourage unity not only among people within the town, but also between both towns. Attached is the flyer advertising the town unified basketball game. I’m also including the link for the t-shirt fundraiser that will benefit the unified basketball teams at both schools. T-shirt sales close in 3 days. Link to purchase t-shirt: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/scituate-vs-smithfield-unified-basketball-t-shirt-fundraiser?ref=copy-link_social_desktop-campaign-page-share-top-v3&utm_campaign=desktop-campaign-page-share-top-v3&utm_content=scituate-vs-smithfield-unified-basketball-t-shirt-fundraiser&utm_medium=social&utm_source=copy-link&side=front&type=1&zoom=false
Smithfield High School Music Department proudly presents “The Little Mermaid” this weekend - a beloved musical about a young mermaid longing for love & life above the sea. Friday, March 8th at 7 PM Saturday, March 9th at 7 PM & Sunday, March 10th at 2 PM Tickets are just $10 per person and are available at the door. Children under 4 are $5.00 There will be many raffle prizes to support the SHS Music Dept! Come and enjoy our talented Smithfield Music students! Thank you for your support!
New blog post - Catching up with the Teacher Preparation pathway http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/03/08/catching-up-with-teacher-preparation/
The SHS boys hockey team will take on Bishop Hendricken in the RIIL Division I Semifinals in a best 2 out of 3 series. Game 1 - Friday, 3/8 @ Hendricken Thayer Arena at 7:00 pm. Team Bus departure at 5:15 pm. Game 2 - Saturday, 3/9 @ Smithfield Municipal Ice Rink at 8:00 pm.
Congratulations to boys hockey player Hogan Nelson for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended March 3rd! Hogan, a senior goalkeeper, helped lead the Sentinels to a series sweep of Burrillville in the Division I Quarterfinals with his stellar net minding. In game one Hogan recorded a shutout with 39 saves in the team’s 1-0 victory. In game two he came up with 30 saves as the Sentinels finished off the Broncos with a 2-1 series clinching victory.
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No School Smithfield (3/4)!
@hockey_shs is ON tonight (3/2). Game 2. Puck drops 7:30 pm @ Smithfield Rink. @RIIL_sports @sportssentinels @shssentinels #SHSLegacy
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2019 Super Plunge SRO Ricciarelli is participating in the 2019 Super Plunge to support Special Olympics. A Super Plunge is a little different than the Unified Plunge that some of our students and teachers are participating in. Instead of plunging into the near-freezing water a single time, Super Plungers must plunge once per hour for a 24 hour period. Please consider supporting Officer Ricciarelli. https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/jon-ricciarelli/Super-Plunge1
14th Annual College Planning Forum March 9-8:00 - 2:00 The 14th Annual College Planning Forum is for students with disabilities, 504 plans and other challenges, as well as their parents and school personnel. This informative, no cost event, provides first-hand experiences along with tips to better prepare for a successful college transition. Light lunch will be served, registration is required.
Congratulations to girls swim team member Megan Devlin for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended February 17th! Megan, a junior, helped the Lady Sentinels to a third place finish, by scoring 40 points, in the Division III State Championship. She finished first in both the the 200 Yard Freestyle and 100 Yard Breaststroke, where she set a personal record with her time. Megan also swam a leg on the second place Medley Relay and the third place 200 Free Relay.
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SHS is hosting a College Information Panel on March 12th @ 6pm in the auditorium. The focus of the event is geared toward grade 11 students (college application, financial aid, best-fit schools, essay writing, etc) but all parents and students are welcome. @shssentinels
Congratulations to girls swim team member Meghan Laflamme for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended February 10th! Meghan, a junior, helped lead the Sentinels to a 59-35 victory over Toll Gate, improving their record to 8-1 on the season, with a quartet of first place finishes. Meghan scored individual victories in the 100 Free and the 100 Backstroke, as well as victories as part of both the 200 Medley Relay and the 400 Free Relay.
Early Dismissal Schedule 2/12/19 - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E3vwsasTzm-qtWJqm2N3RRj3x5s72JRcqSlQiLVYGFc/edit?usp=sharing
New blog post, Engineering and Construction http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/02/11/up-for-the-challenge-in-engineering-and-construction/
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High School Plunge Saturday March 23, 2019 12 pm Salty Brine Beach Narragansett Link: https://specialolympicsri.org/unified-champion-schools/school-plunge/ Join the team for Plunge or Too Chicken SHS UNIFIED 2019
Congratulations to boys indoor track member Ethan DeBassio for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended February 3rd! Ethan, a senior boys indoor track member, scored in both the 1500 M (4th Place) and the 1000 M (6th Place) at the RIIL Class Championships. He also anchored the 4x400 Relay team which finished in fourth place. Earlier in the season Ethan broke the school record in the 600 M by 3 seconds. He was also part of the 4x800 Relay team that broke their own previous school record while placing second at the Division Championships.
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Hello All! The Program of Studies website is offline for a few days while we update the site. Scheduling for next year will begin in a few weeks. More info soon. @shssentinels
Congratulations to boys hockey player Connor Derderian for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended January 27th! Connor, a sophomore defenseman, scored his first career goal, which ended up being the game winner, and added an assist in a 3-1 victory over Prout School, in a week that also saw the Sentinels tie Bishop Feehan 2-2.
Congratulations to boys indoor track member Zach Semerjian for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended January 20th! Zach, a junior, placed fourth in the shot put at the East Coast Invitational with a personal best throw of 42’11”, which was three feet further than his previous best.
The AP tests will be ordered on 2/15. The cost is $94 for each test. Students need to get their payment to Ms. Koller by February 15th. Checks should be made out to Smithfield High School. Any student having difficulty paying for the test, should see Ms. Koller by February 7th.
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Keep up with our Teacher Preparation Pathway in a new blog post: http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/01/24/teaching-and-learning-with-tpep/ Learn more about what we do at http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/
Do you need expert assistance completing the FAFSA form? If you would like to meet with a College Planning Center representative to complete and submit all necessary FAFSA paperwork at Smithfield High School, please contact the guidance office at 349-4744 and book your appointment. Available dates are January 29, February 5th, and February 12th.
Attention SHS Parents! The SurveyWorks Parent Survey codes were emailed today. Please log in and complete this short survey by March 31st. Your feedback helps us make improvements to our school. @shssentinels
One hour delay for Tuesday morning. We will drop first block and follow the regular Day 4 schedule. @shssentinels
Smithfield Public Schools will be on a one hour delay for Tuesday, January 22, 2018 due to prepare for icy conditions around our schools. 12 month employees should report on time.
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Boys hockey game vs Mount (1/19) has been postponed due to weather. @shssentinels @sportsentinels @riil_sports
Congratulations to boys basketball player Matt Lasalandra for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended January 13th! Matt, a junior guard, filled up the stat sheet in a week that saw the Sentinels go 2-1. In a 60-44 victory over Coventry he scored 7 points to go with 11 rebounds, 6 steals and 4 assists. In a 77-76 loss to East Providence Matt poured in 22 points with 12 rebounds, 6 steals and 3 assists. To cap off his big week, he scored 28 points with 10 rebounds, 5 steals and 2 blocked shots in a thrilling 60-58 win over Cumberland
@AdelioCabral and I spent some quality time w/ @GMS_Smithfield 8th grade math teachers today. Lots to learn from their great work!
Catching up with the Law and Public Safety pathway in a new blog post http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/01/16/catching-up-with-law-and-public-safety/
Join us for a screening of "SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age" & moderated panel discussion to follow. This event explores the struggles of tech time/social media, as well as offer solutions to how we can help our children navigate the digital world. Jan 24 6:30pm at Smithfield High School.
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Congratulations to girls indoor track member Kendra Ezeama for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week for the week ended January 6th! Kendra, a junior set a new indoor school record in the shot put with a throw of 38’ 4”, good for 2nd place at the World Trophy Invitational.
Our Unified Sports teams are now on social media. Check them out. Twitter Handle @SHS_UnifiedClub Instagram @shs_unifiedclub
New Blog Post - Happy New Year from the Academy of Finance http://cte.smithfield-ps.org/2019/01/10/happy-new-year-from-the-academy-of-finance/
Addressing chronic absence is a key component of improving graduation rates, increasing academic achievement and giving young people the best chance at success in their adult life. Join the Attendance Awareness Campaign http://bit.ly/1oqfID7
SHS is looking for an assistant boys track coach for the spring outdoor season. Apply thru Schoolspring.
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Check out the latest edition of Raising Healthy Teens https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03e3YsFTdaoc05jVXpEc3k0Nl9CV1gwaVgzZ0I1VmZmTnlr/view?usp=sharing
SHS Reopens on Wednesday, January 2
Get your team gear at the SMITHFIELD BASKETBALL My Team Shop by December 27th! http://bit.ly/2SZSDbB
Congratulations to girls basketball player Kat Laboissonniere for being named the Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill SHS Athlete of the Week! Kat, a soph guard, tallied a game high 27 points with 8 rebounds and 3 steals to help lead the Lady Sentinels to a 69-57 league victory over Wheeler.
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Please come to the SHS Holiday Concert this Wednesday, December 12 at 7 PM in the SHS Auditorium featuring all band and choral ensembles. Enjoy beautiful holiday music by our talented students. Donations are welcome. Homemade cookie trays will be for sale by the SHS Music Booster Club for $10.00 and $15.00.
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Senior Fashion Show Tonight (12/7)! 7 pm. Tickets at the door are $20. Arrive early it will sell out!
SHS School Showcase TONIGHT 6-8 pm
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SHS is proud to host the annual Senior Fashion Show on Friday, December 7. The show starts at 7 pm. Tickets may be purchased at school for $15 or the day of show for $20. It will sell out. Check out the preview video from Mr. Lenore in the school news section!
SHS is hosting our annual SHS Showcase on December 5th from 6-8 pm. We strongly encourage current 8th graders and their families to attend this event. Students and families from all grades and from surrounding communities are also invited. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s23XvzS16c&feature=youtu.be
Smithfield High School is proud and excited to once again invite recent SHS graduates to the fourth annual Alumni Day, which is a great experience for the speakers, the students, and the staff at SHS. https://docs.google.com/document/d/14rP4PzWxZff9FD5q_rJG1jChXrHVFS_5x8140p7Z9tc/edit @SHSSentinels #shslegacy
SHS is hosting the annual SHS Showcase on December 5th from 6-8 pm. We strongly encourage current 8th graders and their families to attend this event. Students and families from all grades and from surrounding communities are also invited. Come check out our Career & Technology Programs, Early Enrollment Courses, and learn about the other great offerings at SHS!
Winter Sports Winter sports begin on Monday, November 26th. Students may not try-out for teams until registration has been completed. This includes physicals. Please visit https://smithfieldhs.rschoolteams.com/ and click on activity registration.
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The annual Thanksgiving Football Game vs. North Providence has been moved to Wednesday, November 21 at 6 pm. The game is still at North Providence High School. @SHSSentinels @SportsSentinels @SmithfieldRI @SmithfieldSchls
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Winter sports begin on Monday, November 26th. Students may not try-out for teams until registration has been completed. This includes physicals. Please visit https://smithfieldhs.rschoolteams.com/ and click on activity registration. @SHSSentinels @SportsSentinels
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Parent Council Meeting Wednesday, November 14th at 7:00 in the Media Center Pizzeria Uno will be our community Spotlight and they are bringing pizza and a great raffle prize!!! @SHSSentinels
Update: Girls soccer state championship is now at Johnston High School on Monday at noon! Spectators attending are advised that parking is available in front of and behind the high school, as well as across the street at Ferri Middle School. @SportsSentinels @SHSSentinels
Good evening! Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, November 15th. Teachers will be available from 1-4:30 pm and 5:30-7:45 pm. Conferences are first come, first serve. There is no sign-up process. During Parent Teacher Conferences, the students in the Teacher Preparation Education Pathway will be offering childcare services in room 156 A at the high school. If you are in need of this service please contact Ms.Karen DiSano at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain further information. Thank you!
SHS Girls Soccer defeats SK 1-0 tonight. Moving on to D1 State Finals Saturday vs LaSalle at RIC. Noon start! #shslegacy
The SHS girls soccer team has advanced to the RIIL Division I Semifinals with a 5-0 victory over St. Mary Academy Bay View in the quarterfinals. The semifinals are scheduled for Wednesday 11/7 vs. South Kingstown at 7:30 pm at East Greenwich High School. GO LADY SENTINELS!
The SHS football team will host EWG on Friday 11/9 at 6 p.m. at the Boyle Athletic Complex in a consolation game. This is Fan Appreciation Night and there will be no charge to get into the game.
Attendance Calls to Parents - On Monday, November 4th, SHS will be sending automated attendance calls to parents when students are absent and have not communicated with the high school office. We appreciate your patience as we work through the first week of implementation of this new system. Thank you!
Please vote on Tuesday, November 6th!