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Administration Office

Principal’s Message

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Smithsburg High School website.  Our hope is that you find our website to be user-friendly and informative. Smithsburg High School is an amazing place for students to be academically challenged, participate in extracurricular activities, and have a meaningful high school experience. The teachers and administrative staff of Smithsburg High School are dedicated to seeing every student succeed. In fact, because of the dedication of our staff, the hard work of our students, and the support of our parents and community members, Smithsburg High School has been able to maintain a long tradition of excellence.

Our goal is to support and encourage each child in achieving his/her maximum potential by instilling in them an intrinsic sense of worth, academic curiosity, and a life-long love of learning. Never hesitate to communicate any concerns with your child's teacher, me, or any other staff member. We are all here to support you and your student in the pursuit of excellence.

As you navigate the website, you will discover a variety of opportunities offered to our students. Students are encouraged to take full advantage of the extracurricular activities offered at Smithsburg High School. There is a strong connection between student achievement and student involvement in sports, music, drama, and school clubs. Active students learn valuable life skills such as time management, group collaboration, and responsibility. Furthermore, school-sponsored, extracurricular programs provide our students with supervised and structured activities with peers of similar interest.

I hope this website serves as an informative resource for you. As always, the faculty of Smithsburg High School appreciates your support.

Mike Chilcutt
Principal