Mr. Dane Smith

Phone: 919-553-4064


Degrees and Certifications:

NC Fire Instructor Level II NC fire Officer I & II NC RIT Chief 101 NC Firefighter

Mr. Dane Smith

Hello. My name is Dane Smith and I am the Fire Academy Chief here at Clayton High School. I am a 17 year veteran of the Fire Service and I served as  a professional firefighter for 13 years before taking the role of Fire Science instructor. I look forward to meeting new students who truly have a heart for service and truly want to help out there fellow man. I am proud to be a Comet. 



Google Classroom Codes

1st Block- slbmwx7

2nd Block- mjkynuh

3rd Block- Planning

4th Block- zhoem4p

  • Welcome to Public Safety I


    The times and Zoom codes are as follows. The first 5 days you will have two times each day to zoom in with me. We will talk about the course layout as well as other important info required by JCPS. You are not required to make both times during the day, you only need to be in 1 zoom meeting a day. You do need to be in the Zoom meeting assigned to your blocks for the first 5 days.

    The First 5 Days with times a Zoom Codes:


    First Block: 8:30-9:00  847 0351 0327

    Second Block: 9:10-9:40 841 2139 4543

    Fourth Block: 10:30-11:00 898 6181 4529


    First Block: 12:00-12:30  885 3253 0338

    Second Block: 12:40-1:10  875 6342 3294

    Fourth Block: 2:00-2:30  847 2607 1261



    I am Excited to meet you all and look forward to the 2020-2021 school year.

    Schedule after the First 5 Days 8/24/2020


    Monday and Wednesday 8am-9am       Zoom Code 892 42394495

    Monday and Wednesday 9am-10am     Zoom Code 827 6267 9351


    Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:30pm      Zoom Code 845 7630 8761

    Tuesday and Thursday 2:30-3:30 pm     Zoom Code 817 0654 6433

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