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Volusia Take Stock in Children Scholars Honored

Press Release - Volusia TSIC Scholars Honored

NSBHS Champion Wellness Team 20-21

Congratulations! Tye Duncan awarded a $1,000 Playwriting District 3 Scholarship from District 3 Thespians Educational Theatre Association Florida Chapter

FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools Turn Around Program Award 2021 Winner - Shaun Diehl, Jr.

Academic Signing Day - Class of 2021

Congratulations to our Alpha Scholars!

Shelby Balmer

Griffin Cooney

Morgan Donaldson

Matthew Duguay

Bailey Edwards

Olivia Graeff-Fanelli

McKenzie Graham

Kate Mclaughlin

Skylar Meyer

Emma Schlageter

Samantha Share

The School Bus Safety Poster contest for "Love the Bus Week"

Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Competition

Congratulations for placing at the Northeast Florida Scholastic Art competition this year!

Our NSBHS 3-D Winners are:

Annabelle Spicer: gold and Silver Keys (Your Gold Key ceramic sculpture will be featured at the event)

Madilynn Dees: Honorable Mention

Caitlyn McCall: Honorable Mention

Averie Merkle: Honorable Mention

Riley Sauter: Honorable Mention

The Northeast Florida Art Education Association presents: Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards 2021 Regional Celebration event on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Please join us for this event honoring the next generation of artists in Northeast Florida! The celebration kicks off at 10 am with the 2021 NEFSAA Awards Video with a YouTube Release Party.

The Awards Exhibition will be at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 North Laura Street (Exhibition features Gold Key Portfolio and Individual Works, Silver & Honorable Mention works on Digital Exhibition) The exhibition runs from February 13 - March 13, 2021 Monday-Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm.

2021 Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Award Winners

IMAGES Virtual Art Show

Good Evening and CONGRATULATIONS to all of you, wonderful, 3-D art students on having your artwork selected this year for the IMAGES Virtual Art Show!!!

You and your families can access the video here and see your creative accomplishments highlighted. (see link below)

Thank you so much for working hard daily and creating such memorable artworks! You make me and New Smyrna Beach High School proud!!!

Class of 2020 Military Graduation


April 17, 2019 - Mock Crash - Drinking and Driving Awareness

Many thanks to New Smyrna Beach EMS and Fire Department, City of Edgewater Fire Department, Edgewater Police Department and Volusia County Sheriff's Department for their assistance in presenting the "Mock Crash" to NSBHS seniors and juniors in preparation for prom scheduled for April 19th, 2019. 

New Smyrna Beach Christmas Parade

December 1, 2018 - NSBHS participated in the annual parade.  The parade route was at the NSB Waterfront Loop from Flagler Avenue to Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach. Marching bands, decorated floats, dancers and even troupes of horses traveled the Canal Street Historic District in New Smyrna Beach to bring the "Lights and Sounds of Christmas" to the beautiful seaside town.

Princial Matthew Krajewski and Assistant Principal Julian Doster lead the Barracuda Band in the parade!

Paradise Power Sports Donation

Paradise Power Sports in New Smyrna Beach donated the customization and design of our school logo on one of our golf carts.

Paradise Power Sports is also giving back a portion of their profits to different businesses each quarter. They have selected our Athletic Program to be their first recipient!

We are very appreciate of their partnership!

January 27, 2020 - Mr. James Benefield was selected as one of Volusia's 2019-2020 Outstanding Volunteers.

Mr. Benefield meets individually with NSB High School students and parents to assist with providing information and answering questions regarding the FAFSA and financial aid application process.

Mr. Benefield's knowledge base and expertise in the area of college financial aid/scholarships/funding resources is extensive. He is thorough and simplifies what can be a very confusing and stressful process for both students and parents.

NSBHS cannot say enough about Mr. Benefield's generosity and level of commitment to our students as well as our entire community. He gives selflessly of his time and energy so that our students and their families have the support they need as they navigate the post-secondary world. He is a true professional and an amazing human being. We are so very lucky to have him as part of our Cuda family!  Congratulations Mr. Benefield!!!

The Weightlifting Program received a donation in the amount of $10,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Palm on behalf of their daughter and former student, Camryn Palm.

We are very proud of the progress our school is making and believe it is due in large measure to the support and involvement of our community members!

Many thanks to the Palm family!

Driver's Ed Spring Classes

January 10, 2020

Starting Saturday morning, January 11 at 8:00 am you will be able to register online by using the school district website.

The registration information is found at

You will register online by using the provided web link or the QR Code on the website.

Registration will close on Monday, January 13 at 8:00 am.

This is a first come first serve registration basis.

We will have a waiting list for the schools that fill quickly.

The website list the schools where the classes will be offered in the Spring along with after school or Saturday class offering.

You may preview the registration questions now so you have information at your fingertips to proceed through the registration process on Saturday morning. Your child will need to have a current Florida Learner’s License to register for the class.

Thank you from the VCS Drivers Education Office.”

On Tuesday January 28, 6:00-7:30 p.m., we will be hosting a High School Sneak Peek for our incoming 9th grade students, Class of 2024.

During this evening, rising 9th grade students will begin their evening @ 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium for a brief welcome & then will have the opportunity to:

• Visit Academy Classrooms & Apply for his/her preferred Academy

• Visit Program Classrooms

• Visit the Media Center

In addition to academies & programs, we would like to showcase our clubs/activities on campus.

Hope to see you there!

Showdoll Christmas Show 2019

December 5, 2019

Tickets will be sold in the Auditorium

Saturday, December 7th (9am-5:30pm)

Wednesday, December 11th from 8am to Showrtime

Thursday, December 12th from 3pm to Showtime

Habitat for Humanity

November 12, 2019

NSBHS Faculty volunteered on Saturday, November 9th with Habitat for Humanity to paint the future home of a NSBHS CUDA alumni.
14th ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL SHOWCASE: The 14th Annual High School Showcase event will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the Volusia County Fairground/Tommy Lawrence Arena from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The purpose of the High School Showcase event is for 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, Cambridge/AICE and IB applications will be available at the event. For more information please contact the high school Career Academy Facilitator or your student's 8th grade counselor.

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! 


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!