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History of Smith

Smith opened as a junior high school in 1967. Because of budget constraints and construction problems, students had to share Baker Junior High School the first year. On September 3, 1968, Smith Junior High officially opened with 570 students, and John Acton was the first Principal. Our school was named for Dr. Rex B. Smith, Troy School District Superintendent from 1958 to 1969. Smith became a middle school when ... (Click on the pdf to read more)