Phone: 919-934-4696


Degrees and Certifications:

B.F.A. Visual Arts, Ithaca College M.Ed. Education, Niagara University NC Licensure K-12 Art NC Licensure Elementary K-6, Birth-2 *AIG Certified

Mrs. Christina Schaffer

Hello Students and Parents, 

My name is Christina Schaffer and I have been an art teacher for 16 years. I love being an art teacher!  I have taught elementary school, middle, teen and adult classes.  I love learning about new artists, especially 21st Century Artists!  My husband is a science teacher, I have two amazing, engergetic daughters, and one cuddly dog.  I can´t wait to make Art together this semester!



  • Class Schedule

    Daily Schedule


    Class or Activities



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    8th Grade Visual Arts

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    Literary Magazine Yearbook Overtime

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    Lunch Duty / Lunch

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    6th Grade Visual Arts

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School Announcements

  • CASE Administration 2

    Beginning Wednesday, December 8th students will take their CASE assessments which helps teachers understand how students are progressing towards grade level standards. The reading assessment will be administered on Wednesday, December 8th. The math assessment will be administered on Thursday, December 9th. The Grade 8 Science assessment will be administered on Friday, December 10th.

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  • Winter Arts Night

    Our Winter Arts Night will be held on Tuesday, December 7th. Come out to see our band, chorus, general music, and jazz band students perform! Artwork will also be on display. We encourage each family to have only two attendees at the performance for seating capacity.

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  • Information Night for High School Choice Application Programs for the 2022-2023 School Year

    Information Night for High School Choice Application Programs for the 2022-2023 school year will be held virtually from 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 30th for our 8th grade families. Families will be able to virtually explore the booths beginning at 5:00 PM, and a live stream presentation from the Choice Program coordinators will begin around 5:30 PM.

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  • 2021 SmMS Orientation FAQ

    2021-2022 Frequently Asked Questions for Smithfield Middle Families

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  • Fall Sports Tryouts

    Smithfield Middle school will have fall sports tryouts on Monday, August 16th starting at 4:00. The fall sports tryouts are for Boys Soccer, Cheerleading, Volleyball, and Football.

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  • Back to School Orientation

    Smithfield Middle School will be hosting a Back to School Orientation Thursday, August 19th. Students will get their schedule and be able to meet their teachers. The 6th grade orientation will be from 2:00-4:00. The 7th and 8th grade orientation will be from 5:00-7:00.

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  • Summer EOG Retesting Information

    Smithfield Middle School will offer remediation for students who did not pass one or more of their End Of Grade Exams. Students already attending the Summer Learning Program will not need to attend the remediation sessions.

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  • Mini-Camp for Rising 6th Graders!

    Smithfield Middle School will host a Mini-Camp for Rising 6th Graders on Thursday, August 5 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon.

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  • End of the Year Awards Ceremonies

    Miss the EOY Awards. Click here to watch!

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  • 2021 EOY Important Dates

    Ensure that you don't miss anything important at the end of the year! Click on the link below for upcoming events.

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  • Attention: Rising 6th Graders!

    Attention: Rising 6th Graders! Complete the form to sign up for band or chorus by June 15th.

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  • Attention 8th Grade Families: Parent Night at SSS High School

    SSS High invites 8th grade students and their families to a Family Night for rising 9th graders on Thursday, April 15th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. 8th graders should make plans to attend this drop-in session for families to learn more about high school. A teacher panel will be available to answer questions as well. Google Meet Link for Thursday, April 15:

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  • First Semester Awards Day!

    It’s First Semester Awards Day! View the First Semester Awards Presentations using the links inside.

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  • Smithfield Middle School Portrait of a Graduate

    Smithfield Middle School honors students with the Portrait of a Graduate award monthly. Awards are based on JCPS Portrait of a Graduate attributes.

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  • School Calendar

    Here is the calendar for the 2020-2021 School Year.

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