Smithsburg High School
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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.
- Student Government Association
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
- Future Business Leaders of America
- Future Farmers of America
- National Honor Society
- Drama Club
- Chess Club
- Academic Team
- Debate Club
- Environmental Club
- Link Crew
- Latin Club
- Spanish Club
- Indoor and Outdoor Color Guard
- Math Club (Mu Alpha Theta)
- Multicultural Club
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.
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
Rival high schools
- Jim Schlossnagle, head baseball coach, Texas Christian University
- Jared Kay, 3rd bobsledder in the South Western United States regional amateur bobsled league.
- Elet Hall, a regular contestant on the obstacle-course competition series American Ninja Warrior.
- Evan Eckenrode, a Vine_(service) phenomenon known as 'Dwarf Mamba' who uses his dwarfism to entertain his followers with positiveness and humor. He earned over 2 million followers on the 6-second video platform.
- Lexington Engle, 2012 graduate who fights crime in Seattle, Washington.