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The 12th Annual High School Showcase event will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at the Volusia County Fairground/Tommy Lawrence Arena from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The purpose of the High School showcase event is for the 7th and 8th grade middle school students and their parents to learn about the outstanding programs and career academies available to high school students in Volusia County Schools. Career Academy, AICE and IB applications will be available at the event. For more information please contact the Career Academy Facilitator at the high school or the 8th grade counselor.

Run, walk or march your way through the 3rd Annual Band On The Run 5K Fundraiser for the New Smyrna Beach High School Barracuda Band! Funds from this event will support the Band & Color Guard students. The 5K will be held February 24, 2018 and will start at the New Smyrna Beach City Gym, 1000 Live Oak Street. Adult registrations are only $20 and students are $15. T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 150 registrations, and awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Team registration is also available.

Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Newsmyrnabeach/BarracudaBandOnTheRun5K - search "Band On The Run 5K". Hope to see you there!

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office donated an unmarked car to NSBHS for their Criminal Justice Program. Sheriff Michael Chitwood made the presentation to VCS Superintendent Tom Russell at a dedication ceremony on November 6th. Mr. Russell stated, "The car replaces the textbooks in the classroom with a hands on learning experience."

The Criminal Justice Academy was established in 2013 at New Smyrna Beach High School.

Mrs. Denise Johns is the Academy Facilitator

College Board PSAT/NMSQT

October 6, 2017

Volusia County Schools will administer the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test to 10th grade students on October 11, 2017.

Excellence in Education

October 5, 2017

A challenge for all high school seniors and juniors, and a chance to win a laptop or 2018 Jeep Compass!

• Donations accepted to 1st period teachers

• Community food drive on Saturday October 7th

• 10:00am – 3:00pm

WHAT T0 DONATE

• Bottled water

• Non-perishable foods

• Towels

• Baby wipes

• Hand sanitizer

• Diapers

• Baby formula

• Canned and dry pet foods

• Mosquito repellent

• First aid kits

• Laundry detergent

• Dish soap

• Bedding

• Hygiene products

• Flashlights

• Batteries

• Feminine pads

• Paper towels

• Bathroom tissues

• Plastic utensils/paper plates

18th Annual High School Art Exhibit Winners - Sponsored by The Artist's Workshop

Teacher Recognitions - May, 2017

• On Monday, May 1st the Edgewater City Council issued a Proclamation declaring next week Teacher Appreciation Week.

• On Tuesday, May 2nd the Academy Directors and Teachers were honored at the Academy Awards for the following achievements:

o Engineering Academy, Dennis Humphrey, Gold Status

o Criminal Justice Academy, Denise Johns & Diane Cox, Gold Status

o Medical Academy, Kathleen Zois & Lindsey Posick, Gold Status

o Ag Academy, Jamie Davis & Debra Marsicano, Gold Status

o Sports Marketing Academy, Roshunda Jenkins & Melanie Lott, Silver Status

o Culinary Academy, Mallory Parker, Silver Status

o Of course… all the core department teachers that integrate their curriculum with the academies also contributed to the success of the Academies. Thank you!

• On Wednesday, May 3rd the following teachers were recognized as Kiwanis Mini-Grant Recipients and presented checks by the South East Volusia Kiwanis for innovative projects:

o Debra Marsicano

o Anne Kerr, mentor coordinator

o Mary Johnson

o Gabrielle Hughes

o Christina Spradlin, Doug Pettit, Dawn Bourdette

o Mary Dykes

o Beth Outlaw

o Deb Croak

• Wednesday evening, Trista Catineau and Sonya Jarrett were honored at the district’s Math and Science Teachers banquet. Sonya Jarrett was named the Volusia County Schools Science Teacher of the Year! 

CONGRATULATIONS!

Excellence in Education Challenge 2016-2017

NSBHS Honors Volunteer/Mentors

New Smyrna Beach High School honored its Volunteers/Mentors with a breakfast on November 3rd, 2016.

Many thanks for the time and support you have given to our students!