News HeadlinesSmithfield Selma High News

Smithfield Selma High School News Submitted by Alumni

Smithfield Selma High School News From Around The Web

Smithfield-Selma's Anthony Council scores 51 points against West Johnston  HighSchoolOT

Coming into Friday's game against West Johnston, Smithfield-Selma had lost five-straight games. Senior guard Anthony Council wanted to change that.

Smithfield-Selma, Currituck take home top awards at Battle of the Bands  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, October 9, 2018. EDENTON — The Smithfield-Selma High School Marching Spartans and the Currituck County High School Marching Knights took ...

Civil rights advocate seeks school redistricting  The Wilson Times

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Nick Dorosin of the Julius L. Chambers ...

Parent grabs young football player's helmet, slams him to ground during game, Johnston Co. deputies say  WTVD-TV

A 40-year-old man has been charged after deputies said he assaulted an 11-year-old boy during a football game.

Smithfield-Selma High students hurt in head-on collision

Five Smithfield-Selma High School students were injured Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision near the school, police said.

SSS field house torn down without state’s permission  News & Observer

But inspection showed that asbestos in the building was properly removed.

Honor Roll: Smithfield-Selma High School  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma High School has announced its Principal's List and Honor Roll for the second nine weeks of school.

North Carolina parent arrested after assaulting boy at football game  WVLT.TV

Two youth league teams gathered Saturday at Smithfield Selma High School in North Carolina for what was supposed to be a friendly game of football, but ...

SSS class of 2016 begins next chapter  News & Observer

“We've come a long way from where we began,. “Oh, I'll tell you all about it when I see you again.” The Smithfield-Selma High School class of 2016 chose Wiz ...

Hill resigns as Smithfield-Selma football coach  HighSchoolOT

Wes Hill has stepped down as the head football coach at Smithfield-Selma High School, according to Johnston County Schools.

Report: Johnston schools divided along race, income  News & Observer

A report by a group pushing for improvement in Smithfield-Selma schools shows a Johnston County school system that has resegregated along racial, income ...

Johnston County trying new way to recruit volunteer firefighters

Johnston County Public Schools launched a fire science academy for the 2017-18 school year. The first class of teens will conclude this semester's training in ...

Smithfield-Selma football program to honor its Super Bowl legends  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma High School will wrap its home slate of football games in a big way on Friday night. The Spartans will hold their homecoming events — wiped ...

Tech school moves from SSS to Clayton  News & Observer

The Johnston County Career and Technical Academy will open next year without funding from the state and on a different campus than planned.

SSS supporters call for equal treatment  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma High used to have school pride, parents and alumni say.

Parks and rec leader to retire  The Wilson Times

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Selma Parks and Recreation Director Joe ...

Johnston might close alternative schools  News & Observer

Parents, students and community members will have a chance to weigh in on the possible closure of the South Campus middle and high schools during a public ...

Smithfield-Selma relying on seniors, young talent to get back on track  News & Observer

Smithfield-Selma's football team will rely on a sizable group of experienced seniors and an infusion of both numbers and young talent as it looks to get back on a ...

Veterans Day 2018: Events, ceremony, parade to commemorate veterans  The News & Observer

A Veterans Day parade is in Raleigh, and ceremonies and events honor veterans across the Triangle.

Parent assaults 11-year-old player at NC youth football game, officials say  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Two youth league teams gathered Saturday October 27, at Smithfield Selma High School for what was supposed to be a friendly game of football, but parents in ...

Johnston high school opens indoor shooting range

Members of the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Smithfield-Selma High School can now practice their marksmanship without having to ...

Smithfield-Selma student to become one of first women in Army position

A senior from Smithfield-Selma High School will become one of the first women to be a combat engineer when she ships out to basic training in the summer.

SSS renovates concession stand  News & Observer

For the past year SSS faculty, students and the Class of 1974 have been working to restore the concession stand near the gym.

Meet Douglas Lecorchick '17 EDD: I Want to Create an Atmosphere of Critical Reasoning  NC State College of Education

Douglas Lecorchick is a new teaching assistant professor of Graphics Communication & Technology for the NC State College of Education Department of STEM ...

Fire academy will open this fall at SSS, Clayton High  News & Observer

Johnston County will open a new career-pathway high school program next school year.

North Carolina high school builds shooting range on campus  WTVD-TV

Students at Smithfield Selma High School take aim and fire at a shooting range located on school grounds. When they're done, they wash their hands to get the ...

Two Johnston schools to get major makeovers next year  News & Observer

Cooper Elementary in Clayton and North Johnston Middle school will operate more like charter schools next year, but will stay under county control.

Johnston plans lab school to put educational theory into practice  News & Observer

The new lab school in Johnston County will be open to middle school students along the Interstate 95 corridor and will focus on interactive learning, school ...

School board votes to close South Campus  News & Observer

Despite the emotional pleas of parents, students and administrators last month to save the school, the Johnston County school system will close South Campus ...

Johnston alters transfer policy, caps 24 schools for next year  News & Observer

School officials say they will take transfer requests on a case-by-case basis.

State ready to start next phase of Booker Dairy Road extension  News & Observer

The N.C. Department of Transportation is ready to move forward with widening Booker Dairy Road and connecting it to Ava Gardner Avenue. But the news is ...

Hobbton Cross Country among top finishers  Sampson Independent

Last weekend, the Hobbton Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed at the Smithfield-Selma Invitational at Smithfield-Selma High School.

Johnston Co. students save their classmates' Special Olympics  WTVD-TV

Students in Diane Johnson's special education class at North Johnston High School have been preparing for the county's annual Special Olympics for weeks.

Mayor: Smithfield poised for smart growth  The Wilson Times

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Smithfield Mayor Andy Moore has served ...

‘We want to hear what you have to say’  News & Observer

The Johnston County school system needs to be more transparent and trustworthy while also promoting a positive perception of schools, according to parents, ...

Former Johnston County teacher faces sex offense charge

A former business education teacher at Smithfield-Selma High School has been arrested on allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Cleveland downs Smithfield-Selma volleyball 3-1  News & Observer

Rams gaining confidence after losing four seniors to graduation. Smithfield-Selma displays own level of improvement.

2 teens killed in Johnston County train accident mourned by friends, classmates  WTVD-TV

Authorities said two high school students were killed by an Amtrak train near Smithfield Thursday afternoon.

Clayton Chamber names new executive director  News & Observer

Dana Wooten will be the new leader of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce starting in December.

SSS needs help completing campus shooting range  News & Observer

A shooting range on a high school campus? Johnston County has one. Smithfield-Selma High School students, after extensive training, use air rifles to shoot ...

Smithfield parades Christmas  News & Observer

On Dec. 1, Smithfield lit its Christmas tree. A week later, the town staged its Christmas parade. The event, held at nighttime for a number of years now, drew a ...

Jeff Hunt hired to coach High Country Grizzlies  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — The High Country Grizzlies will go into the 2019 season with their third coach in as many seasons.

Johnston County needs a new jail. But where?  News & Observer

Johnston County commissioners will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, to talk about options for a new county jail.

Corinth-Holders teacher has ‘Flame for Learning’  News & Observer

Laura Hines, who teaches fourth grade at Corinth-Holders Elementary, is the recipient of the 23rd annual Flame for Learning Award as Johnston County's top ...

404 Not Found  News & Observer

Todd Sutton finished outside the top four in the November election, but the Johnston County school board has chosen him to fill the seat vacated by Larry ...

Smithfield residents push back against jail  News & Observer

Johnston County Commissioners can expect resistance to their jail plans from Smithfield residents, who found the likely location hard to swallow and weren't ...

First-year teacher begins career in Johnston’s newest school  News & Observer

Allison Johnson is a first-year teacher at Micro Elementary School. She will welcome her first students on Monday.

Johnston County names Renfrow school superintendent  News & Observer

Ross Renfrow gained two titles Monday – doctor, when he successfully defended his dissertation from East Carolina University, and superintendent of Johnston ...

Shakeup coming for Cooper, North Johnston Middle  News & Observer

The two schools, listed among Johnston County's lowest performing, could operate more like charter schools next year.

This football star left his final game at halftime to go to war. He's one of 10 NC service members we...  News & Observer

On Memorial Day, we remember these 10 North Carolina *service* members who served in conflicts from the Civil War to Iraq.

Some school districts balk at charter schools. This one is embracing them.  The News & Observer

Charter schools often spark heated debates about education funding, but such tensions are noticeably absent as Johnston County's second charter school ...

Police: NC teacher assistant sold heroin at school  My Fox 8

SMITHFIELD, N.C. -- Officials said a teacher assistant with the Johnston County school system is suspended with pay after being charged with selling heroin at a ...

Teens killed by train remembered by classmates at tearful vigil  WTVD-TV

A somber ceremony was held Thursday evening at Smithfield-Selma High School in Johnston County.

Johnston options land for new jail  News & Observer

The Johnston County Board of Commissioners has secured an option for a piece of land near Smithfield Community Park for its much-needed new jail.

Smithfield-Selma Spartans host Nash Central  HighSchoolOT

Smithfield-Selma Spartans (0-1, 0-0 Two Rivers) host Nash Central Bulldogs (0-1, 0-0 Big East) at 7:30.

Hams, yams to take over downtown Smithfield  News & Observer

If it can be done with a sweet potato or a slice of country ham, it will be on display Saturday, May 6, in downtown Smithfield for the 33rd annual Ham & Yam ...

Selma Elementary touts colleges, careers  News & Observer

Selma Elementary School recently helped students better prepare for the future by highlighting the importance of high school graduation, college acceptance ...

Area Summer Youth Sports Camps  News & Observer

The Clayton baseball camp will be held at Clayton High School June 15-18 from 8:30 a.m. until noon daily. The cost is $75. The camp will include members of ...

Matthew delivers powerful punch  News & Observer

Hurricane Matthew crippled parts of Johnston County, swelling the Neuse River to a record crest in Smithfield and claiming three lives. Matthew swept through ...

Smithfield, Pine Level mourn loss of firefighter  News & Observer

Local fire departments are mourning the loss of one of their own. Chris Daniels, 40, of Selma died Monday while on duty at the Pine Level Fire Department.

10 hope to sit on school board  News & Observer

With 10 candidates running for eight spots on the November ballot, the Johnston County Board of Education primary is a round of musical chairs.

Johnston schools’ budget focuses on teacher raises  News & Observer

At the root of the Johnston County Schools' local budget request is this reality: The district has a teacher problem, hiring them and then convincing them to stay.

Harbor dedicates shelter  News & Observer

Harbor Inc., which provides shelter and other aid to victims of rape and domestic violence, started in Johnston County with a small house, $500 and a donated ...

Roundup: Gibbons kicks PAT to beat Athens Drive in overtime  News & Observer

Cardinal Gibbons edged Athens Drive 28-27 to pick up its first victory as a 4A school. The Jaguars had scored first in the overtime period, but the Crusaders' ...

Johnston schools name employees of the year  News & Observer

The Johnston County school system recently honored employees in a number of specialties. Top honors went to Marie Simmons, Itinerant Teacher/Related ...

High Country Grizzlies Gearing Up for the 2018 season; Team Striving To Impact the Community  High Country Press

By Nathan Ham. The High Country Grizzlies held its annual Media Day on Thursday evening at the Sofield Family Practice Facility on the campus of ...

NC Disaster Relief: Shelters And Other Emergency Information

WFMY News 2 is working to keep you updated with the latest emergency information coming out of the North Carolina coastal area.

Bridge dedicated to fallen deputy  News & Observer

Paul West was a sheriff's deputy in Johnston County.

N&O roundup: Cleveland’s upset bid against Fayetteville Terry Sanford comes up short  News & Observer

Jacob Scott's 65-yard, game-tying touchdown with four minutes to play was called back due to offensive pass interference away from the ball, and state-ranked ...

Scout restores a forgotten cemetery in Selma  News & Observer

For his Eagle Scout project, Isaac Wells restores a neglected cemetery behind Selma Memorial Gardens.

Dunigan ~ Fleming  News & Observer

Elizabeth Burton Fleming and Joshua Blake Dunigan were united in marriage on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at six o'clock at The Village Chapel in Pinehurst, ...

Policy changes would restrict school transfers  News & Observer

Reassignments for Johnston County students seeking to change schools because of academic programs or medical hardships would no longer be automatic ...

‘The March Madness of STEM’  News & Observer

Johnston County robotics team puts CODI to the test at Campbell University.

Cleveland High community mourns loss of coach John Jacobs  HighSchoolOT

John Jacobs, a graduate fo Smithfield-Selma High School, was the wide receivers coach for the football team, the head varsity boys basketball coach and the ...

Corinth Holders’ Dyer, Triton duo roll to Two Rivers 3A tennis titles  News & Observer

There wasn't much intrigue left when the Two Rivers 3A Conference girls tennis tournaments moved to the final match stage on Tuesday at Smithfield-Selma ...

Smith - Lawrence  News & Observer

Katie Creel Lawrence and Rhett Michael Smith were united in marriage on Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at six o'clock at First United Methodist Church in Morehead ...

Hurricane Matthew | Powerful winds, rains from storm may threaten NC lives, property  News & Observer

Hurricane Matthew dropped torrential rain on North Carolina from Wilmington north through the Triangle on Saturday, producing major flooding, power outages, ...

9/11 Memorial Events Around North Carolina  WUNC

NC Veterans Affairs and American Legion 9/11 Remembrance 8:15 a.m., corner of Saunders St. and N. Salem St., Apex NCDVA Director Ilario Pantano, ...

SSS awards diplomas to 239  News & Observer

Afternoon storms gave way to a sunny evening Friday for the class of 2015's commencement at Smithfield-Selma High School. Family, friends and other ...

Arts Notes: Dec. 16  News & Observer

Students in Jim Brown's watercolor class will display their works Jan. 5 through Feb. 14 in the Frank Creech Art Gallery at Johnston Community College, 245 ...

Yarbrough - Royall  News & Observer

Jane Franklin Royall and Andrew Hilton Yarbrough were united in marriage on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at six o'clock at the Church of the Good Shepherd ...

Smithfield dad battles WakeMed over son's guardianship

A Smithfield father is fighting for the right to take care of his son, who has been at WakeMed with a brain injury for 14 months.

Cleveland’s Dylan Betancourt wins Two Rivers 3A singles title, Corinth Holders duo takes doubles  News & Observer

Back in mid-February, the idea of a winning a Two Rivers 3A Conference championship this spring wasn't something that Grayson Adams and Brady Best ...

Knightdale Officer of Year Thomas Cagle has special best friend  News & Observer

For Thomas Cagle, the Knightdale Police Department's 2015 Officer of the Year, a part of the job always goes home with him.

NC High School Builds Indoor Shooting Range for JROTC Program  Fox News Insider

One North Carolina school has built an indoor shooting range on its campus, converting an old, dilapidated greenhouse into a facility for its Army Junior Reserve ...

Knightdale names new police chief

Town officials on Thursday named Lawrence Capps as Knightdale police chief.

Bellevue West tops international field in winter guard competition  Omaha World-Herald

It was quite a week for the Bellevue West High School varsity winter guard team. On April 6, squad members traveled to Dayton, Ohio, to compete in the Winter ...

Raleigh man sentenced to death

A Johnston County court on Thursday sentenced Hassan Jamaal Bacote to death.

Vets: Alternative to VA hospitals has long waits, payment problems

Fayetteville, N.C. — Two years after the Department of Veterans Affairs rolled out the Veterans Choice Program to improve veterans' access to physicians, ...

5 Artists Who Will Not be Ignored  CL Charlotte

It is 2017. The only certainty is that the six has changed to a seven. In the new American political climate, where a reality TV star is president of the United States ...

Jerry Sands Stats, Fantasy & News  Anaheim Angels

August 7, 2018, Sacramento River Cats released 1B Jerry Sands. July 12, 2018, 1B Jerry Sands assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Richmond Flying ...

News headlines by Google News for Smithfield Selma High School Smithfield NC

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

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