Marion Senior High School students Daisy Sturgill and Branika Scott each won an Outstanding Actress Award at the Virginia High School League State Theatre Festival on December 2. The event was held at Monticello High School in Charlottesville. Eight schools participated in the event and eight individual medals were awarded to participants from those schools. Daisy and Branika claimed individual awards at each level of competition: Conference, Region, and State. Daisy was Conference 39 Best Actress, and Region 2A-West Best Actress. Branika claimed Outstanding Actress Awards at each level. Awards for "Best Actress / Actor" are not presented at the State level. All individual awards are labeled as "Outstanding."
Smyth County Schools will dismiss two hours early on Wednesday, Dec. 18, for the beginning of the winter holiday. School will resume at the regular time on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. The following Tuesday–Jan. 7, 2014–will be the last day of the first semester, unless we miss any school due to bad weather before that date.
Students at Northwood High School, Northwood Middle School, Rich Valley Elementary School, and Saltville Elementary School joined with millions of other students and adults to celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23–31. The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to raise awareness regarding the need for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention, early intervention, and treatment services. More details and pictures…
Smyth County Schools are no longer able to issue child labor permits to children under the age of 16, due to changes made by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry. The Department of Labor and Industry oversees the child labor permit process. The Department has moved the child labor permit application to its website. More information…
Smyth County's GIS Department has produced a large, zoomable map of our Atkins bus routes. You can use this map to get information about Atkins area morning bus routes. The map is in PDF format; to view it, you will need a PDF viewer, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
All parents of school-aged children and youth who receive special education services in Virginia’s schools are encouraged to complete the Virginia Department of Education’s annual Parent Involvement Survey. This survey is not intended to measure satisfaction with the special education program. It is designed to determine whether or not the school facilitated parent involvement. The English and Spanish versions of the survey have been combined into one survey with both languages.
Smyth County Schools' Bus Wizard is temporarily down while we adjust routes and times.