will provide educational excellence for all.
will utilize technology and data to facilitate a collaborative and engaging learning environment. Our students will become lifelong learners with the critical thinking skills necessary to enter the global 21st century workplace.
SMHS Business Partners
Pam Neely - State Farm Insurance
Frankie McIntyre - United Bank
Eric Carper - Hagerstown Ford
County Kickball Tournament *****POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER*****
The kickball tournament has been postponed. Please check back for further information on re-scheduling.
SMHS To Host STEAM Family Friendly Festival
Spring Mills High School will host a STEAM Family Friendly Festival on May 10 from 5pm - 8pm in the school gymnasium. There will be demonstrations, interactive displays, and make-and-take activities for all ages. It is open to the community.
For more information, please visit our website: http://berkeleycountyschools.org//site/Default.aspx?PageID=8147
Please click the link below to view the flyer. If you are intested in helping, please feel free to print and return to the school.
On Thursday, May 12th, join Diversity Club in the auditorium to listen to Andrew Allen deliver a TED Talk about Multiculturalism in Education. The presentation will begin approximately 20 minutes into lunch and last about 15 minutes, and will kick off our Multicultural Fair.
Get ready for our first annual Multicultural Fair! On Friday, May 13th, the Diversity Club will be hosting this event in the small gym. Stop by after you eat and check out the amazing displays and hear some incredible music. This year's fair will feature Celtic Band, Merlin's Beard! Don't miss this great event!
International DECA Competition 2016
National Spanish Examinations
Congratulations to world language students Anecia Woolcock (silver), Jorge Medrano (bronze), and Katrina Roxas, Julie Snyder, Kiriah Whitener, and Amy Filip (honorable mentions) from Spring Mills High School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2016 National Spanish Examinations.
"Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious," said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, "because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 160,000 students participaitng in 2016."
The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
Students from Spring Mills High School have a history of high achievement onthese exams. Their Spanish teacher, Christine L. Glover, is extremely proud them.
Sophia Bakar earned a bronze medal last year. This year, the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica awarded Sophia the $1,000 Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship for her high achievement in Spanish.
Paul Arbogast Memorial Scholarship
The Paul Arbogast Memorial Scholarship Application is due to Mr. Salfia in Room 120 by this Friday, April 29. Please make sure all requirements for the scholarship have been met before submission. If you haven't received an application form yet you can get them from Mr. Salfia or from Guidance.
SMHS 11th Grade Shot Requirements
Spring Mills High 11th Grade Parents: students will need additional shots of Tdap and MCV4 prior to beginning their senior year for 2016-2017. Please send documentation to school.
A letter, schedule, and ticket information for the SMHS 2016 Graduation Ceremony has been sent out to all seniors. Information provided can be found by clicking the links below:
SMHS West Virginia Young Writers Contest Winners
Congratulations to the following SMHS students on their placments in the WV Young Writers Contest:
1st Place : Andrew Allen
2nd Place: Kaitlyn Shores
3rd Place: Kyle Plumer
1st Place: Aneyla Dozier
2nd Place: Kiana McCutcheon
3rd Place: Elizabeth Chaney
Honorable Mention: Kaitlyn Boyd and Kegan Graham
SMHS DECA Wins at State Competition
Spring Mills High School DECA has returned from state competition with several winners! Jim Stephens received first place in Personal Financial Literacy. Deep Vandathu received first place in Hotel and Lodging Management. Madi Frazier received first place in Restaurant and Food Services Management. Devon Alger placed third in Retail Merchandising, and Burrie Chi placed third in Principles of Finance. Congratualtions! We are very proud of you all!
State Science Fair Winners
Congratulations to the following students who placed at the State Science Fair on Saturday, April 2nd:
Kala Sizemore and Brianna Sine received 2nd place in the category of Animal Science.
Samantha Dodson placed 1st in Behavior and Social Sciences, and received the American Psychology Award.
Thomas Anderson placed 2nd in the category of Computer Science.
Desirae Reed placed 1st in the category of Medicine and Heath Sciences.
Kimberly Gray placed 3rd and Britany Kelley placed 1st in the category of Plant Sciences. In addition, Kimberly received the Britany received the Stockholm Water Prize.
Jillian Linton placed 1st in Chemistry.
Eric Johnson placed 3rd in the category of Microbiology.
Ryan Gross placed 1st in the category of Engineering:Electrical and Mechanical. He also received 3rd place Grand Prize. He is already attending the International Science Fair in May which will be held in Phoenix, Ar.
Calissa McNelly placed 3rd in the category of Physics and Astronomy.