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  • Knight Learner Profile Student of the Week-Innovative

    Innovative is the Knight Learner Profile Trait of the week. Congratulations to our Students of the Week for being Innovative in all that they do!

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  • JCPS Portrait of a Graduate Winners-April 2021

    Grit is Sustaining interest in and putting effort towards long-term goals.

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  • Employees of the Month - March

    Congratulations to Lorie Evans and Allison Beadle for receiving the Classified and Certified Employees of the Month Recognition. Staff members are nominated by their peers monthly.

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  • Knight Learner Profile Student of the Week-Noble

    Noble is the Knight Learner Profile Trait of the week. Congratulations to our Students of the Week for being noble in all that they do!

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  • Knight Learner Profile Student of the Week- Knowledgeable

    Knowledgeable is the Knight Learner Profile Trait of the week. Congratulations to our Students of the Week for showing knowledge in all they do!

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  • NJHS Induction Ceremony March 26, 2021

    On March 25, 2021, the Smithfield Middle School, M.L. Wilson Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society welcomed seventeen new eighth grade and twenty five new seventh grade inductees in a virtual induction ceremony. This brings its total membership to ninety nine students.

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  • 2021 SmMS Battle of the Books Team

    Our Battle of the Books team placed second in the Johnston County Public Schools Middle School Battle of the Books competition!

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  • Congratulations Ms. Harper-Middle School Teacher of the Year

    Ms. Beverly Barnes Harper is the Veterans of Foreign War 2021 Middle School Teacher of the Year for Post 5886 in Smithfield, NC. Ms. Harper served in a variety of fields including the military, aircraft maintenance, and volunteer firefighting, and she takes pride in sharing her unique experiences with her students in her math and science classrooms.

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  • JCPS Portrait of a Graduate Winners-March 2021

    Ethical is Understanding the difference between right and wrong, acting in ways consistent with good values, and abstaining from intentional harm to others.

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  • Employees of the Month - February

    Congratulations to Nicole Barnes and Lyndsie Harrell for receiving the Classified and Certified Employees of the Month Recognition. Staff members are nominated by their peers monthly.

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  • 2021 Leading With The Heart Recipient

    Congratulations to Ben Barnes, Smithfield Middle's JCPS Leading with the Heart honoree! Mr. Barnes was chosen by his colleagues for going above and beyond during the COVID Pandemic in his duties as Head Custodian We admire Mr. Barnes' leadership, compassion, and heart on a daily basis. He is constantly looking for ways to help others and to show his dedication to our school! We appreciate you!

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  • Employees of the Month - January

    Congratulations to Pablo Jimenez Arreaga and Michelle Moose for receiving the Classified and Certified Employees of the Month Recognition. Staff members are nominated by their peers monthly.

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  • Smithfield Middle School AVID Student Awarded Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarships from College Foundation, Inc.

    Local Student Awarded a Scholarship Worth Up to $20,000 for Her Future Education Smithfield, N.C. – (Winter 2021) – Smithfield Middle School AVID student, Valery Davis Mendoza, is one of several promising North Carolina seventh graders who have been named as recipients of the Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship.

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  • 2020 SMS Spelling Bee Champion!

    Taja Session won the schoolwide spelling bee at Smithfield Middle against spellers in all three grade levels! She will go on to represent the Knights at the JOCO Spelling Bee!

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  • Employees of the Month - November

    Congratulations to Evelyn Sanders and Suzanne Pernell for receiving the Classified and Certified Employees of the Month Recognition. Staff members are nominated by their peers monthly.

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  • Employees of the Month - October

    Congratulations to Denisse Romero and Ben Barnes for receiving the Classified and Certified Employees of the Month Recognition. Staff members are nominated by their peers monthly.

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  • Leading with the Heart Recipient

    Congratulations to Sarah Anderson, Smithfield Middle's JCPS Leading with the Heart honoree! Ms. Anderson was chosen by her colleagues for going above and beyond in and outside of the classroom. We admire Ms. Anderson's leadership, compassion, and heart on a daily basis. She is constantly looking for ways to help others and to show her dedication to the profession! We appreciate you!

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  • Mrs. Stephanie Worley has been recognized as a JCPS Employee of the Year Finalist

    Stephanie Worley, Smithfield Middle's media specialist, has been recognized as a JCPS Employee of the Year Finalist. She has been a media specialist in Johnston County Public Schools since 2005 and is in her fourth year at Smithfield Middle School. Ms. Worley began her teaching career in 1996 as a kindergarten and first grade teacher and became certified in Reading and Academically Gifted. In 2009 she completed the Masters of Library Science at East Carolina University. She is married with two boys.

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  • Smithfield Middle School Administrators Surprise Staff

    The administrators of Smithfield Middle School surprised staff members at their homes for Staff Appreciation Week. Staff Appreciation Week is May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020. Teachers and staff recieved special packages with fun gifts. Ms. LaShunda Faison (Principal), Ms. Angel Shepherd (Assistant Principal) and Mr. Thomas Callon (Assistant Principal) are shown here making a delivery to the home of Mr. Massey.

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  • Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship Winner

    Smithfield Middle School AVID student, Yazmine Garcia, is one of fifteen promising North Carolina seventh graders who have been named as recipients of the Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship. College Foundation, Inc. (CFI) is thrilled to recognize these students for their hard work, leadership, and dedication to school.

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