News HeadlinesSmithfield High Smithfield, VA News

Smithfield High School News Submitted by Alumni

Smithfield High School News From Around The Web

Smithfield Foods to open new Career Building at Smithfield High School  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – During a grand opening event, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Isle of Wight County Schools will unveil a newly renovated Career Building at ...

Smithfield high, middle schools reopen Thursday after water system issue  WAVY-TV

Students and staff at Smithfield High School and Smithfield Middle School were sent home early Wednesday morning due to an issue with the water system.

Smithfield High School student charged with making social media threats; semi-automatic rifle confiscated at home  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. - Authorities arrested a Smithfield High School student Tuesday after a social media threat directed toward students placed the school on ...

Smithfield Foods Unveils New Career Building at Smithfield High School

SMITHFIELD, Va., Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc., Isle of Wight County Schools, and Isle of Wight County unveiled a new Career Building at ...

State-of-the-art career center unveiled at Smithfield High  WAVY-TV

Isle of Wight County Schools on Wednesday unveiled a new facility to help students prepare for life after graduation.

Parents say student with special needs found outside of Smithfield High School  WAVY-TV

Isle of White County Schools is investigating an incident where parents say a student with a developmental disorder was allegedly seen outside the school ...

Mom of student charged with threat to Smithfield High School says he was bullied relentlessly  WTKR News 3

An 18-year-old Smithfield High School student accused of making a social media threat against the school made his first court appearance on Wednesday.

Smithfield student’s threats to shoot others had ‘disturbing racial undertones,’ deputies say  WAVY-TV

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) — A Smithfield High School student is in custody after a threat made online Tuesday prompted lockdowns at both the middle and high ...

Smithfield High School JROTC Drill Team wins regional competition for second consecutive year  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – They're bringing home the gold – again! The Smithfield High School JROTC Drill Team posing with their trophy (Photo: Isle of Wight County ...

Smithfield High School students lobby for proposed bill that gives human trafficking victims a voice  WTKR News 3

Students at Smithfield High School say the law aims to give sex trafficking victims a second chance at life.

BayPort Credit Union Hosts Annual Scholarship Banquet  PRNewswire

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BayPort Credit Union hosted its annual scholarship banquet on Wednesday, May 22 at the Holiday Inn ...

New JROTC facility at Smithfield High School thanks to a donation WVEC

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WVEC) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Isle of Wight County Schools unveiled a new JROTC fieldhouse for Smithfield High Schools ...

Students in Smithfield draft bill to help victims of human trafficking  WAVY-TV

Students at Smithfield High work to draft and lobby for bill to help victims of human trafficking.

Smithfield Class of 2018 lays last piece in high school puzzle  Daily Press

Hot weather and a bright morning sun did not dim the spirits of the 316 members of the Smithfield High School Class of 2018 at their graduation Saturday.

Isle of Wight students protest former art teacher’s termination  WAVY-TV

The teacher's firing came just hours after a dozen of her students fought for her to keep her position.

Mother’s complaint about ‘very explicit’ links prompts IOW schools to change website  WAVY-TV

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) — The mother of a freshman at Smithfield High School says she was shocked and surprised last week by what she found on the ...

Officials: 17-year-old Smithfield High School student arrested, accused of threat on social media  Daily Press

A 17-year-old Smithfield High School student was arrested and accused of making a threat on social media, officials said. The Isle of Wight County Sheriff's ...

Smithfield High School Class of 2017  Daily Press

Smithfield High School Salutatorian Alexander Culver used striking poetic images to inspire his peers to enjoy life and all that lies ahead.

Liberty to open in Smithfield - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Smithfield residents will be invited to worship with members of Liberty Baptist Church when the latest branch of the church starts holding services in the first ...

Smithfield High School, Middle School placed on brief on lock down due to nearby shooting

SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield High School and Smithfield Middle School were briefly placed on a modified lock down Thursday due to a police situation in a ...

Threatening message found at Kempsville High School  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach Schools confirm a threatening message was found written in graffiti discovered on a bathroom wall.

Sounds of the Season: Smithfield High School

Performances from the school's jazz band and chorus!

Kroger to open first store in Smithfield on December 5  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield is finally getting a Kroger! The grand opening of the more than 45,000-square-foot store, located at 1282 Smithfield Plaza, will take ...

Isle of Wight Schools gets its largest donation ever: $3 million from Smithfield Foods  Virginian-Pilot

Smithfield Foods on Thursday announced its Legacy Project, a $3 million donation to Smithfield High School that will fund 3 major construction projects.

Smithfield High students tackle Human Trafficking; working to create bill

Students at Smithfield High School are tackling human trafficking head-on.

Smithfield Foods unveils new charitable grant program that will donate $1.5 million  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – The Smithfield Foundation, Inc. has created a new charitable grant program that plans to donate up to $1.5 million each year to the ...

Smithfield, local couple featured on HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’  WTKR News 3

Isle of Wight County, where Smithfield is located, sent out a post on Facebook as well about the show being in the area.

Stand up and be heard, Smithfield High valedictorian tells Class of 2015  Daily Press

Hundreds of friends and family braved the sun, heat and humidity at Packers Stadium Saturday morning to cheer on the graduates of Smithfield High School's ...

Manure equals energy: Smithfield Foods and Dominion Energy enter joint venture  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Smithfield Foods and Dominion Energy announced a joint venture called Align Renewable Natural Gas that will look to turn manure ...

Isle of Wight changing how it teaches students through hands-on, self-taught experiences  Daily Press

Jim Thornton wants his schools to feel different. The superintendent of Isle of Wight County Schools envisions innovative, creative thinking incubators where ...

Smithfield Foods responds to reports of employee allegedly urinating on production line  WTKR News 3

Smithfield Foods, Inc. released a statement Tuesday in response to reports of an employee allegedly urinating at his station at the company's processing facility.

Isle of Wight County Schools announces administrative changes - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

Zachary Haney, assistant principal at Windsor High School, has been selected as principal for Smithfield High School, beginning July 1. IWCS announced in ...

Smithfield High travel agent arrested in Fairfax on drug charges, resisting arrest  Daily Press

A travel agent accused of bilking Smithfield High School families out of tens of thousands of dollars is now facing drug-related charges in Fairfax County,

Isle of Wight Co. Schools’ Land Lab welcomes five newborn baby goats  WTKR News 3

ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. – Students in the Isle of Wight County Schools' Agriculture program were in for quite the surprise when they got to class Wednesday ...

UPDATE: Smithfield High resource officer arrested, charged with sexual assault after student complaint

An Isle of Wight County Sheriff's deputy working as a school resource officer (SRO) has been suspended following a complaint made by a student.

Smithfield Food Lion closes after electrical issue  WTKR News 3

As a result of the incident, there is no working grocery store in Smithfield.

Hitting the right notes  Valley Breeze

North Smithfield High School chorus director Regina McAdam leads students through a breathing exercise during a recent class. According to McAdam, the ...

Smithfield Town Council candidates vie for four seats  Daily Press

One incumbent and five newcomers are running for four seats on Smithfield Town Council.

Travel agent receives suspended sentence, must pay back Smithfield families  WAVY-TV

A travel agent accused of booking a bogus trip with several Smithfield High School students received a 50-year suspended sentence.

Isle of Wight Co. elementary school to reopen September 6 after emergency A/C repairs  WTKR News 3

ISLE OF WIGHT CO., Va. - After being closed for the first two days of the new school year due to issues with the building's air conditioning, Westside Elementary ...

Meet the top graduates in Suffolk's schools  Virginian-Pilot

A graduation tribute to the area's best and brightest.

Two new Isle of Wight schools included in proposed capital plan  Daily Press

Two new schools that would cost the county at least $49 million are included in a proposed capital improvements plan that will go before the Isle of Wight County ...

Party videos appear on Isle of Wight superintendent's Facebook page  Daily Press

Videos that appeared on Isle of Wight County Public Schools Superintendent Jim Thornton's Facebook page containing scenes of people playing drinking ...

Smithfield police officer resigns after being charged with sex crimes with minor  WTKR News 3

A former Smithfield police officer has been charged with sex crimes with a minor.

Red Cross needs local donations after winter storms impact blood supply  WTKR News 3

COASTAL, Va./NORTHEASTERN, N.C. – The American Red Cross is looking for regional blood donations after recent winter storms have impacted its supply.

Student arrested after threatening graffiti found at Tallwood HS  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A student was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace after threatening graffiti was found at Tallwood High School, ...

Singing together is fun for Smithfield's Dempsey sisters  Daily Press

The producers and songwriters who have worked in Nashville with the Dempseys, three siblings known for years in Smithfield as the Dempsey Sisters, say their ...

Renelle Roberts, voice-over actress | First person | Inside Business First Person Features  Virginian-Pilot

A former reporter, Roberts now uses her voice to inspire and sell, performing voice-over work such as commercials and e-learning videos for businesses.

Isle of Wight leads the region in complaints about special education  Daily Press

ISLE OF WIGHT — On a recent Sunday morning, John Leitch reached through a back-seat window of his wife's van to say goodbye to his 9-year-old daughter, ...

Isle of Wight sheriff's deputy charged with sexual battery of high school student  Daily Press

A former Isle of Wight Sheriff's deputy assigned to patrol the county's high schools has been charged with sexual battery and indecent liberties with a minor after ...

Isle of Wight County, Smithfield, plan to add land to town soon  Daily Press

Isle of Wight County and Smithfield agreed Thursday to meet again within the next two months to work out a resolution that would incorporate Scott Farm,

Fatal industrial accident reported in Benn’s Grant area of Smithfield  WTKR News 3

Authorities are responding to an industrial accident in Isle of Wight County.

William Emery Lively | Obituaries  WV News

CLARKSBURG — William Emery Lively, 84, of Arbutus Park, Clarksburg, WV, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Former Virginia Tech wide receiver juggles fatherhood, first-time coaching  Roanoke Times

His body might have been in Brooklyn this spring, getting his football coaching career underway at a junior college, but former Virginia Tech wide receiver Dyrell ...

Disabled students turned basketball stars

WINDSOR, Va. (WVEC) --- Naturally, Ania Ellsworth was a little nervous inside the Windsor High School gym Thursday morning. The band was playing, there ...

Munden, Thomas (Tom) Carlton | Obituaries  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Jan. 21, 1922 - Dec. 14, 2018 Thomas (Tom) Carlton Munden Sr., passed away on December 14, 2018. Mr. Munden was born January 21, ...

IOW sheriff candidates debate - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

The forum was held in the Windsor Ruritan Clubhouse and was well attended. It began with each candidate being given five minutes to make an opening ...

Isle of Wight County Schools recognizes businesses for their support - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

ISLE OF WIGHT Isle of Wight County Schools nominated three businesses for inclusion in the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Business Honor Roll ...

Former Smithfield Police Lt. investigated for stealing from department

A former Smithfield police officer is facing allegations that he stole money from the police department.

McGinnis, Kate Lee Cobb  The Daily Progress

Kate Lee Cobb McGinnis passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. A native of Isle of ...

Photos | Lake Taylor and Norfolk Collegiate compete in high school basketball playoffs  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor played Smithfield in a VHSL boys basketball playoff game Tuesday night. Norfolk Collegiate took on Walsinham in a TCIS playoff game.

Windsor Dukes welcome new football coach - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. WINDSOR Windsor High School welcomed Tyler R. Mosley as its new head football coach on Tuesday ...

Lake City physician recognized as community star  SCNow

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Lake City Physician Dr. Morris E. Brown III was recognized Thursday morning by the South Carolina Office of Rural Health as a 2018 National ...

Peninsula residents affected by VT shooting brace for 10th anniversary  Daily Press

There's a scar on Dave McCain's right forearm that he likens to the pain of April 16, 2007. He doesn't notice it all the time, but it's still there — a reminder of the ...

2017 757Teamz boys basketball preview  Virginian-Pilot

Leading off our preseason top 10 rankings is Lake Taylor, which is hoping to forget some bad memories from the end of last season.

Hammy 115th Birthday to the World’s Oldest Ham!

The Isle of Wight County Museum is holding a birthday celebration for their most famous exhibit -- the World's Oldest Ham!

Local schools take part in National School Walkout  WTKR News 3

Students from more than 2500 schools across the country will stream out of class Friday as part of a National School Walkout to demand action on gun reform.

2017 Holiday event guide for Hampton Roads  Daily Press

Christmas and Holiday Parade: 3-6 p.m. Dec. 2 at 6489 Main St., Suite 303. Parade along Main Street starting at the Main Street Center and ending at Botetourt ...

Bail granted in attempted robbery  Smithfield Times

Staff writer. The only adult charged in an attempted armed robbery that resulted in the death of a Smithfield High School student stood before a judge this week ...

The 32 faculty and students who were shot to death at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007

This June 4, 2006 family photo released by Blacksburg Baptist Church show Austin Cloyd, 18, of Blacksburg, an international studies student at Virginia Tech.

McAuliffe: Virginia Students Awarded $140K in Cyber Security Scholarships  NBC 29 News

Governor McAuliffe announced that Virginia students have been awarded a total of $140000 in cyber security scholarships.

Threat made against Hornsby Middle School  Virginia Gazette

A student at Lois S. Hornsby Middle School was disciplined after threatening the school Monday, according to a Williamsburg-James City County Schools ...

Free concert series in Hampton Roads this summer  Daily Press

As the weather gets nice and the evenings start to feel comfortable, it's a sure sign that outdoor concert season has arrived on and around the Peninsula.

11 students win Byrd Leadership Awards in program's 24th year  The Winchester Star

RICHMOND — Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia presented $10000 checks Wednesday to 11 Virginia high school seniors ...

Hampton Roads high school students earn over $470k in culinary scholarships

Hampton Roads, Va. – Seventeen high school seniors and juniors were awarded $470,000 in scholarships during an awards ceremony at the Western Virginia ...

Video of Isle of Wight Academy student in blackface circulates on social media

Isle of Wight Co., Va. - A video circulating on social media showed a student from Isle Of Wight Academy in apparent blackface. The controversial video is now ...

New Smithfield group to develop human cells, tissue and organs  Daily Press

Smithfield Foods announced Wednesday a new company group called Smithfield Bioscience, which will use byproducts from meat production for medical ...

Sounds of the Season

This Coast Live preview features Nansemond Suffolk Academy Vocalpoint, Dozier Middle School Chorus and Nansemond Suffolk Academy Fleur De Lis ...

On Social Media, Principals Fight Losing Battle to Keep Up With Students  Education Week

School leaders worry about students and social media. But most don't feel fully prepared to tackle the challenge, a new Education Week Research Center ...

Peninsula-area schools reiterate safety measures, look at changes after Parkland  Daily Press

Nancy Welch, superintendent of the 1,000-student Mathews County Public Schools, understands that the community she lives and works in enjoys hunting and, ...

SAT score averages vary widely across Hampton Roads  Daily Press

NEWPORT NEWS — A comparison of the average SAT scores at local area high schools show wide variations throughout the region, with suburban schools ...

2017 Veterans Day events on the Peninsula  Daily Press

Hampton Roads has a deep military history among all branches. Servicemen and women are being honored across the Peninsula through many Veterans Day ...

Smithfield's Bria Kelly will compete tonight on NBC's "America's Got Talent"  Daily Press

Smithfield's Bria Kelly is hanging tough in NBC's competition show "America's Got Talent." Kelly will be one of 12 acts performing on tonight's show.

VFW members keep Memorial Day tradition alive  Valley Breeze

North Smithfield VFW members Farrell McMillan, Ernest Frappier and Dave Thibault stand in front of the veterans' monument at Town Hall that will be the site of ...

Suspect charged with Attempted Capital Murder after Isle of Wight pursuit that injured officer

WINDSOR, Va. - An officer was injured following the pursuit and arrest of a felony suspect on Wednesday. According to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office, ...

Community takes action to build outdoor classroom for Landstown Middle

Landstown Middle School is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new outdoor classroom.

18 free outdoor concert series in Hampton Roads | DP List  Daily Press

If you like to hear live music under the stars with a cool breeze in the air, but you can't afford amphitheater prices, there is still hope. Every summer brings with it a ...

New principals named - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk School Board has appointed six new administrators, including new principals at Lakeland and King's Fork high schools and at Booker T. Washington ...

Two Norview Middle students arrested for school threats  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — An investigation into recent school threats around the area has led to two more arrests of students, this time at Norview Middle School ...

More than 20 marching bands will participate in Saturday's Neptune Festival Grand Parade  Virginian-Pilot

Bands will join floats, military units, costumed characters, dance groups, organizations and others for the festive march down Atlantic Avenue. The theme: Mystic ...

Rose-y acts of kindness - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk residents from Chuckatuck to downtown benefited recently from the kindness of a 15-year-old and her friends. Alyssa Rose, whose birthday was ...

Remembering Virginia Tech's Shooting Victims  NPR

Thirty-two victims were killed at Virginia Tech on Monday, April 16. The identities of the victims are still being confirmed and families are being notified.

Doughty college notebook: Ferrum matriarch remembered  Roanoke Times

Hank Norton, one of the most celebrated figures in Ferrum College history, was saddened earlier this month by the passing of another Ferrum Sports Hall of ...

Remodeled Navy Exchange opens its doors

The project increased the size of the NEX from 4500 square feet to 6700 square feet.

Year in review: News - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Franklin Mayoral-elect Raystine Johnson and campain committeeman Chuck Lilley look over results during ...

First cohort of Executive Ed.D. students to graduate Sunday  William and Mary News

On Sunday, eight students will graduate from William & Mary with an Executive Doctor of Education degree in K-12 administration.

How Hard Is It for Teenagers in Your Community to Get a Job?  New York Times

Statistics show that across the country, fewer young people are working than during previous decades. The dismal job picture has even been called a “Great ...

They're 'Women of Distinction' | News, Sports, Jobs  The Daily Times

STEUBENVILLE — What do Francesca Carinci, Angelita Forte', Esther McCoy, Michelle Miller, Vanessa Palmer and Melinda Young have in common? They are ...

Webinars  Education Week

A collection of free and premium virtual broadcasts, including upcoming and on-demand webinars. Browse our premium webinars here. All webinars are ...

Mugshot Gallery: Nov. 2017  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

A gallery of suspects arrested this month in Southern New England.

News headlines by Google News for Smithfield High School Smithfield VA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Smithfield HS . This site has been created to offer a place for SHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Smithfield High Smithfield, VA alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.