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Smothers named new Principal of Sweeny Junior High School

SmothersSweeny ISD Superintendent Dr. Tory C. Hill, announced
David Smothers as the new Principal of Sweeny Junior High School Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

“Please join me in welcoming David Smothers as the newest principal of Sweeny Junior High,” Hill said. “Mr. Smothers has a ‘whatever it takes’ attitude. He is always willing to go the extra mile and works tirelessly to meet the needs of all students. I am excited about the leadership he will provide for the students, staff, and parents of Sweeny Junior High.”

Smothers began his career at Sweeny High school in 1995 as an Agriculture teacher. In 2009, Mr. Smothers transitioned to the High School Counselor and then later joined the Junior High as their counselor. During many of these years, Mr. Smothers also Coached and drove a Bus Route. He made his transition to Assistant Principal at the High School in 2016.
“Education has been a major part of my life for as long as I can remember,” Smothers said. “I was raised by a family of educators. My father and grandfather were both successful teachers for many years. My brother and two sisters are teachers as well. So I feel I have a solid grasp on the dedication and time it takes to be successful in the various roles involved in a school district.”

Smothers went on to say, “I feel strongly I have the ability to provide leadership to Sweeny Junior High students and staff that will help them to continue to progress on the path from GOOD to GREAT!”

Smothers earned his Bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University and his Master’s degree from University of Houston at Victoria.

iPad return

Students will not be able to participate in Fun Day if they have unpaid claims or items not returned.

STAAR Testing Dates

May 9th -
Algebra EOC

May 14th - Math Retest - 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade

May 15th - Reading Retest - 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade

May 16th - Science - 8th Grade

May 17th - Social Studies - 8th Grade

Dream Camp

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Bulldog Drawings

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by Kaya Randon (left), 7th Grade SJH Art Student and
Titus Murphy (right), 8th Grade SJH Art Student


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Click here for information about ordering pizza for school lunch


Hurricane Relief Assistance
contact Lisa Virgel

2017-18 Lunch Assistance Program Forms
Due Now
Call 979-491-8094 for information


Dress Code
Please click HERE for the 2017-18 SJH Dress Code


iPad Distribution Information for 17-18 School Year

Parents and students must complete TWO steps before an iPad can be issued.  
  1. Electronically sign the parent/student contract.  A link for the electronic signature is at the bottom of the contract.
  2. contractClick here for Student/Parent Contract

  3. Click on the one2one link to pay 17-18 insurance



If you should have any questions regarding your child's ipad or the insurance process feel free to email me: mswanner@sweenyisd.org

 New Bell Schedule for 2017-2018

JH Bell Schedule

Important Changes

  • Start:  7:40am
  • End:   3:20pm
  • Four (4) minutes between periods

Why did the bell schedule change?

  • Reduce traffic congestion on Elm St by staggering HS and JH releases
  • Reduce the amount of time elementary students are on buses
  • Increase instructional time for UIL participants and coaches that must travel
  • Increase collaborative opportunities for SISD teachers
  • Increase time available to serve breakfast at elementary campus


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