Weekly Update 6/2/19

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End of Year Calendar

Time to start thinking about end of the year activities and exams.  Check out this document for the latest information.  

Community Forum – Academic Honors Proposal

Please join us for a community forum on the Academic Honors Proposal on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 6:30 -8:00 pm at the high school.

Community Forum

Students of the Month – May 2019

Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
David Nigri Emily Barbrie Sophia DeJesus Dylan Mantovani

Teacher of the Month – May 2019

Congratulations to Mr. Kevin Cullen for being nominated as May teacher of the month!

June Newsletter for RISAS

Check out the June newsletter from RISAS

Summer Reading

Check out the summer reading requirements here.  

SHS Film Club

The SHS Film Club recently released their first short film title The Director’s CutYou can check it out here.

Top Ten Breakfast

This past week SHS hosted the top ten breakfast for students and parents.  Always a great time to unwind before the craziness of finals and graduation.  We had a great conversation about the academic honors proposal.  Congratulations to the SHS top ten!


College Signing Day

Four SHS student-athletes participated in a signing ceremony last week.  Best of luck!


Senior Prom 2019

The senior class did an outstanding job with their prom.  A beautiful night at Quidnessett Country Club.  Check out the court!


Torch Run 2019

SHS was well represented at the annual Torch Run for Special Olympics last Friday.


This Week at #SHSLegacy

Check out the latest from our schoolwide hashtag #SHSLegacy.

Have a GREAT Week!


Weekly Update 5/26/19

RI State Teacher of the Year – Liz Russillo

This past Thursday Governor Gina Raimondo and Deputy Commission Mary Ann Snider announced the 2020 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year to a packed gym at Smithfield High School.  SHS science teacher Liz Russillo was chosen for this tremendous honor.  We are extremely proud of Liz and look forward to hearing about her adventures next school year.

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End of Year Calendar

Time to start thinking about end of the year activities and exams.  Check out this document for the latest information.  

Criminal Justice Students

Four Intro to Criminal Justice students presented their research paper and portfolio of work to a panel of professors at Roger Williams University last week.  These students will now be eligible for the EEP designation and credit for this year.  Congratulations to
David Botelho (11)
Sebastian DeJesus (12)
Cameron Pezzullo (11)
Serena Roy (11)

Playschool Graduation

Last week the SHS playschool students celebrated their graduation.  It is the culminating event to a great year of learning for the SHS students and for our little students.  Check out the graduation ceremony here.  

Smithfield Hall of Fame Golf Tournament

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This Week at #SHSLegacy

Check out the latest from our schoolwide hashtag!

Have a GREAT Week!



Weekly Update 5/19

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End of Year Calendar

Time to start thinking about end of the year activities and exams.  Check out this document for the latest information.  

Important Parking Information

SHS Administration was notified Friday that cars parked in residential neighborhoods surrounding SHS have been ticketed, and risk being towed. It is strongly suggested that you avoid parking in any RESIDENTIAL area.

SHS Participates in Guardian Games

This past week a number of SHS students participated in the RI Army National Guard Guardian Games.  Grace Horton finished in 2nd place overall in the female category. Anthony Lombardi was our top male finisher in 6th place.  Other students who placed; 7th-Ryan Pomposelli, 8th-Matt LaSalandra, 9th- Devin O’Brien, 10th- Dylan Falls.  It was a tough, physically taxing, obstacle course. We are proud of all of those who competed and got out of their comfort zone. Well done Sentinels! Shout out to SHS PE teacher Nicole Correnti for organizing.


Party in the Park

The community of Smithfield is hosting three food truck nights this summer.  Check out the flyer for details.

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Mystic Aquarium Field Trip

Ms. Witman’s class enjoyed a trip to Mystic Aquarium this past week.


Have a GREAT Week!

Weekly Update 5/12

My apologies for the delay on last weeks blog post.  We had a death in the family and I have been tied up for a few days.

Evening of the Arts

​Please join us at the annual Evening of the Arts at Smithfield High School on May 16th from 6-8pm.  This annual event features the breathtaking artwork of the Fine Art Department,  two comical performances by the World Language Department, the exciting Playschool Open House, as well as student work displays from the Family and Consumer Science Department and much much more!​

There will be a silent auction sponsored by the Class of 2021 during the event. Gift baskets and gift cards will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Come check out the offerings!

Tri-M Music Honor Society

On May 9th, 47 music students were inducted into the Tri-M National Music Honor Society at the annual music banquet. Congrats to these students and their work in leadership, service, and musicianship.


Sea Scouts Summer Program

Sea Scouts in a venturing program open to boys and girls between the ages of 14 and 21. Scouts will have a chance to use our sailboats, kayaks, and dinghy’s. We have weekly meetings as well as other opportunities for weekend and longer adventures. This year we will be going on a week-long sailing cruise from East Greenwich, RI to Mystic, CT. No experience necessary for these adventures!

Sea Scouts Ship 1909 will be holding their annual Open House on Tuesday, June 4th, 6 – 9pm at the East Greenwich Yacht Club. There will be a picnic and an evening sail as an introduction to Sea Scouting.

Attached is a flyer we would like you to consider distributing to your 8th graders and high school students. Sea Scouts is a division of Boy Scouts and is not for profit.  More information may be found here.

Smithfield Baseball Team Fundraiser

The Smithfield Baseball Team is hosting a dough raiser at UNO’s on Wednesday 5/15 from open to close. The team could get up to 20% back in sales.

SHS Booster Club Ticket

SHS Hockey Booster Club Golf Outing


Thank You From Football Booster Club

The SHS football team would once again like to thank our parents and teachers for dropping off their items this weekend in support of our Savers fundraiser.



Have a GREAT Week!

Weekly Update 5/5/19


Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday is the start of “Teacher Appreciation Week,” so here is this weeks challenge!  Take 5 minutes to:

  1. Think of teachers who changed your life.
  2. Find their email, phone number or Facebook page.
  3. Write them a letter, call them or send them a message. They deserve it!

Evening of the Arts

May 16, 2019, from 6-8 pm

The Class of 2021 will be holding its second annual Silent Auction during the Evening of the Arts showcase. Items include both local and statewide gift baskets and gift certificates. We appreciate your support.

End of Year Calendar

Please click here for the latest information for end of year events and final exams.  

Smithfield Town Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Smithfield High School 7:00 pm

Fiscal Year 2020 Budge Book

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.   Questions: email sentinelsfootball@outlook.com

Science Olympiad Calendar Raffle

Our friends at Gallagher Middle School 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.

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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. 

May RISAS Parent Newsletter

Click here for the May newsletter from our student assistance counselor. 

5 Simple Guidelines

This past Friday, SHS students heard from Rebecca White.  She shared her story about how drunk driving impacted her life.  You can learn more about her 5 Simple Guidelines here.  


Thank You for Your Support!!

Shout out to the students and parents who volunteered for the football and softball fundraisers this past weekend!  Thank you to our community for supporting our student-athletes!

This Week at #SHSLegacy

Check out the latest from our school-wide hashtag.

Have a GREAT week!


Weekly Update 4/28/19

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Short Post This Week

Short post this week as I was out of the state most of the week taking care of a family member.  Life is short!  Hug your kids!  Tell your parents you love them!

Important Message to Parents with Adolescents Entering 12th Grade

In accordance with Rhode Island Department of Health Rules and Regulations, all students entering the 12th grade are required to have a booster Meningitis Vaccine after their 16th birthday as well as a physical exam after age 16. This documentation must be submitted prior to entering the 12th grade.

Please forward this to Mrs. Riley RN, School Nurse Teacher before the 2019-2020 school year.

Cheerleading Tryouts

Cheerleading tryouts for 19/20 fall season will take place on  June 5, 6, 7th from 4-6pm in the gym!

Evening of the Arts

Join us on May 16th 6-8pm for the Smithfield High School Evening of the Arts!

Class of 1994 – 25th Reunion

Tickets may be purchased here.


This Week at #SHSLegacy

Check out the latest from our schoolwide hashtag!

Have a GREAT week!

Weekly Update 4/21/19

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Hope everyone had a great week off.  Back at it on Monday!  Let’s have a great last two months!

Half Day Wednesday, 4/24/19

Wednesday, April 24th is a half day (10:15 am) for high school students only.  Seniors will be presenting their graduation portfolios to community judges.  Good luck seniors!

End of Year Calendar

Time to start thinking about end of the year activities and exams.  Check out this document for the latest information.  

Students of the Month


Month Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
February Samantha Baxter Efrel    Lopez Hannah Hawkins Marissa McDonough
March Karleigh Lamoureux Noelle Brochu Donte Brooks Norin Samraing

Teachers of the Month


Month Teacher
February Mrs. Kim Bucci
March Mrs. Diana Daniels

Have a GREAT Week!