Smithsburg High School

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Smithsburg High School
Location
Smithsburg, Maryland
United States
Coordinates 39°39′35″N 77°34′31″W / 39.65972°N 77.57528°W / 39.65972; -77.57528Coordinates: 39°39′35″N 77°34′31″W / 39.65972°N 77.57528°W / 39.65972; -77.57528
Information
Type Public Secondary
Established 1965
Principal Michael Chilcutt
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 890
Color(s) Purple      and Gold     
Mascot Leopard
Website

Smithsburg High School was constructed in 1965 on 66 North Main Street in the town of Smithsburg, Maryland, United States. The school is part of the Washington County Public Schools system. It shares a campus with Smithsburg Middle School and, across the street, Smithsburg Elementary School. The current principal is Michael Chilcutt. The school day starts at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.

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Academic recognition[edit]

Smithsburg High School was recently named in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the Best High Schools in the United States earning a Silver Award for test scores consistently above state and national averages.[1]

Sports[edit]

Smithsburg High School's sports program is best known for its girls teams, having won a total of 42 Maryland state championships mostly in track and field in the 1A or 1A/2A division. The boys teams, by contrast, have won only 17 state championships, mostly in track and field. The school also has boys and girls lacrosse teams, and a boys soccer team, though none have won a state championship yet.

  • Boys Basketball: 1984
  • Girls Basketball: 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
  • Boys Cross Country: 1977
  • Girls Cross Country: 1978, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2014
  • Football: 1976, 1979, 1984, 1988, 1994
  • Golf: 2005
  • Girls Soccer: 2001, 2005, 2006
  • Baseball: 2014
  • Softball: 1987
  • Boys Indoor Track and Field: 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Boys Outdoor Track and Field: 1976, 1977, 1978, 2006, 2007, 2009
  • Girls Outdoor Track and Field: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2010, 2015
  • Volleyball: 1981, 1989, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Bocceball: 2014

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