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2013-14 Registration Information


  •  Welcome to Newman Smith High School !

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  • Excellence in academics, community service, fine arts, athletics and beyond for Newman Smith students!
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  •  Clean Sweep for Newman Smith Debate Team!
    Congratulations to the Newman Debate Team for winning the District Championship at the UIL District Tournament held at Highland Park High School. 
    The was the 5thyear in row that Smith Debate has won the district title in Lincoln Douglas Debate.  Smith Debate also won District Titles in Persuasive and Informative Speaking!
    UIL Debate Team
    Individual results are as follows:
    Jeralyn Lopez(far right): First Place Lincoln Douglas Debate, First Place Informative Speaking. Thoko Simwawa(far left): First Place Persuasive Speaking, Third Place Lincoln Douglas Debate.  Demetrius Cleveland(2nd from left): Second Place Informative Speaking. Gorgeous Taylor(2nd from right): Fourth Place Lincoln Douglas Debate, Fifth Place Informative Speaking.
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  •             DMA             APA                 nshs
    Partnerships of Success!
    The Dallas Museum of Art, O’Donnell Foundation and AP Strategies selected artwork from NSHS students Freddy Diaz, Sophia Glasser-Kerr, Phuong Nguyen and Nicole Schifferdecker for display in its 20thannual Young Masters Exhibition!
                                   Congratulations  on this honor!

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  • Grandprize for Newman Smith at the 2014 Dallas Regional Science Fair
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    Congratulations to Heeyong Huh, Mindy Chi, Peter Ayala and Lathan Lucas in the Dallas Regional Science Fair Competition!  Follow the link to find out more about their
    tremendous success... SCIENCE FAIR ACCOLADES
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  • Congratulations to Rachel Acker and Cody Yao for being selected as Finalists in the 2014 Competition for National Merit Scholarships.  
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  • Congratulations to Newman Smith student, Audrey Clark!
    Audrey was selected to the 2013-14 Volleyball Academic All-State Team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association!
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  • Congratulations to NSHS DECA for qualifying 50 students for state competition next month in Dallas. Follow this link for names and categories of students headed for the State Competition!
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  • Newman Smith Senior Wins 2013 Samsung Mobile App Academy Grand Prize--
     $20,000 Scholarship
    Jeffrey Hong, 12th grader at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, TX,  created the Dash'corder app concept to transform a smartphone into a dashboard camera. The app helps keep the community safe by promoting best driving practices, recording events, and calling for help when needed. The app runs as a background program allowing drivers to use hands-free.
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    NSHS Advanced Placement Students 2013-2014
       In 2013, NSHS had 46 AP Scholars, students who scored 3 or higher on three or moreAdvanced Placement exams
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For nearly 40-years Newman Smith High School has provided quality instruction to students in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch School District. Our campus vision is simple..."Learning and Achievement." All students will take a curriculum of rigor that includes Advanced Placement and Dual Credit courses. Additionally, learners will excel on state standardized tests, meet standards (3 or above) on AP examinations, score above national norms on SAT/ACT and PSAT. Newman Smith High School students will graduate in four years with college credit. They will be ready for admission to competitive post-secondary degree programs without remediation. Also, the Newman Smith Faculty does more than teach. The Smith Faculty inform, challenge, and prepares learners to compete in the 21st Century Economy! The Smith Faculty and Staff will equip students with critical reasoning, critical reading, writing and technology skills in order to develop the next generation of creative leaders! During the last decade, Newman Smith has distinguished itself as one of America's top secondary schools with one of the best fine/performing arts, AP, Gifted/Talented, Robotics, Science-Engineering Pathway, and Culinary Arts programs available to secondary students. Our International Business Academy is the best "school within a school' in the country in preparing students for careers in business, law, technology and medicine! If you have questions regarding the outstanding programs at Smith please call me at 972-968-5220 or drop by for a visit.

Joe Pouncy