Andy Phipps, Smithville Upper Elementary physical education and health teacher, has been named the Missouri Official of the Year in Boys Cross Country by the NFHS Officials Association.
Senior Christopher Rick, son of Ken and Kelley Rick, has been named a Semi-Finalist by the 2015 National Merit® Scholarship Program.
Sarah Young, who teaches 1st-5th grade gifted education at Smithville Upper Elementary, has just accepted a contract from Royal Fireworks Press to publish her book The Salem Witch Trials: A Problem-Based Learning Unit.
Senior Brandon Baas, son of Michael and Sharon Baas, has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
At the September Smithville R-II School District Board of Education meeting, the Board unanimously passed a resolution regarding Amendment 3.