Message from the Principal

Spartanburg High School has a long history of excellence. SHS has always and will continue to be an institution of teaching and learning. In an environment where all students have the opportunity to develop and excel academically, athletically, emotionally and socially. I am certain that the actions of our students and staff during the 2014-2015 school year will continue to add to this tradition.
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USA Today Best High School Boys Sports Program

USA Today Best High School Boys Sports Program
Spartanburg High School is one of 5 S.C. schools in the running to be considered in the USA Today “Best High School Sports Program” contest. State voting ends tomorrow and we need your help. There is no limit to the number of times a person can vote, and unlike some contests it is so easy to cast a vote (no sign up, no account needed). Please click Read More for the Voting link and remember you can vote as many times as you wish.
On behalf of the entire D7 and SHS community of student-athletes, coaches, and staff, we THANK you - our parents, alumni, friends, and community partners. Our Vikings excel both on the field and in the classroom because of your support.
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Viking News

Viking News

Girls Varsity Tennis

Girls Varsity Tennis scores for August 28th:
Riverside 5 Spartanburg 2
Claire Coleman def Moyers 6-1 6-2
Sydney Cox def Clement 5-7 6-4 10-5
Fite def Murphy O’Shields 7-5 6-1
Zhao def Elizabeth Yex 6-2 2-6 13-11
Saxena def Grace Renfrow 6-1 6-1
Fite/Moyers def Coleman/Cox 8-7
Bertling/Godwin def Dawaysia Crocker & Payton O’Shields 6-0 6-2
SHS 0-1 0-1 RHS 1-0 1-0

Girls JV Tennis

The Girls JV Tennis team lost against Riverside 1-5 on Thursday, August 29. Their next match is scheduled for Monday, September 8 at JL Mann (Cleveland Park).

Girls Varsity Golf

The Lady Viking Golf Team defeated Boiling Springs 154 to 171 on Thursday. They were led by medalist Anne Taylor Hough 34, Anna Morgan 38. Also by Page Morehead,Kate Toms and Elle Johnson 41. The Lady Vikings will compete in the Palmetto Preview at Mid-Carolina Country Club on Tuesday, September 2.

Girls JV Volleyball

The Girls JV Volleyball team won the Trimatch in 2 games to 1 against Nintety-Six on Tuesday, August 26th.
First game 20-25
Second game 25-12
Third game 15-11
Key hits and serves made by Olivia Bradley and Sam Earnhardt. Key serves and sets by Lannie Graves. The entire team contributed to the win. Go Vikings!

Coed Varsity Swimming

The Varsity Swimming Team competed in a dual match against Wade Hampton and Boiling Springs on Tuesday, August 26. Here are the results:
Wade Hampton High School 323.00 241.00 Spartanburg High School
Wade Hampton High School 309.00 262.00 Boiling Springs High School
Boiling Springs High School 325.00 242.00 Spartanburg High School
Wade Hampton High School 142.00 138.00 Spartanburg High School
Boiling Springs High School 162.00 123.00 Wade Hampton High School
Boiling Springs High School 170.00 112.00 Spartanburg High School
Wade Hampton High School 181.00 103.00 Spartanburg High School
Wade Hampton High School 186.00 100.00 Boiling Springs High School
Boiling Springs High School 155.00 130.00 Spartanburg High
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Important Dates and Announcements

Important Dates and Announcements

On-Line Meal Application

Parents are encouraged to fill out the free and reduced meal application on-line.
Please go to our Parent Portal and scroll down to Food Services. Click on the EZMealApp, follow instructions and you’ll receive a confirmation after you complete the application. Please note if you have more than one child in school in District Seven you may receive a meal application for each child, however to apply for free and reduced meal benefits, please complete only ONE application for all children in your household who attend a school in District Seven.
You can also set-up an account using the students 12-digit ID# in EZSchoolPay, view their account and pay on the account.

SHS All-Sports Booster Club

Show your support for Spartanburg High School and its athletes by joining the SHS All-Sports Booster Club. We offer four levels of membership you can choose from starting at $25!
Students can also purchase a Student Athletic Pass, which admits one student with a Student I.D. to all Home Athletic Events including Home Varsity Football Games for $50! See Ms. Mason in Athletics!
Show your “Viking Pride” and stand behind the student athletes of Spartanburg School District 7. Please contact the Athletic Department with any questions at 594-4417 or email to Mike West. Go Vikings!

Email Address Submissions

Please contact Ms. Cheryl Means at with your email address information as soon as possible. We will no longer be mailing information home. All school information will be available on the website and/or will be sent to your email.

Picture Day

Senior Picture Make-Up Day will be Wednesday, September 3. Please have your $20 sitting fee.
Picture Day for all students (except seniors) will be Thursday, September 4.

Anchor Club

The Anchor Club will have an officers meeting on Tuesday, September 2 at 3:20PM in Rm 202A. Also, the Anchor Club will have a meeting with all members on Thursday, September 4 at 3:20PM in Rm 202A.

Girls Lacrosse Interest Meeting

There will be an interest meeting/sign up’s for all girls in grades 7-12 interested in playing girls lacrosse on Tuesday, September 2nd at 3:45pm in the concessions lobby outside of the gymnasium at Spartanburg High School.

German Club

German Club will meet on September 3rd at 3:20pm in room 203FA. Make sure you have a ride home at 4pm.

Junior Civitan

There is still time to join Junior Civitan - A service club open to males and females, grades 9-12! Another interest meeting will be held Wednesday, September 3rd at 3:20PM in Rm 205A, or see Ms. Norgren for an application. 

JROTC Announcement

JROTC Special Teams Meeting, September 3 at 3:30PM - 4:30 PM.
JROTC Raider Team Tryouts, September 4-5 at 3:30PM - 5:00 PM.
JROTC Rifle Team Tryouts, September 4-5 at 3:30PM - 5:00 PM.
JROTC Drill Team Tryouts, September 8-9 at 3:30PM - 5:00 PM.
JROTC Color Guard Team Tryouts, September 10 at 3:30PM - 5:00PM.

Boys Basketball Workouts

Any student that does not play football need to see Coach Ford in Rm112D to pick up a workout schedule. Basketball workouts begin Monday, September 8.

Girls Basketball Workouts

Any girl interested in trying out for Varsity or JV basketball please see Coach Dillon for a schedule. Practice will begin Monday, September 8. You must have a completed physical before beginning work outs.


Mary Alice Monroe (author of Skyward and The Butterfly’s Daughter), will visit the campus Tuesday, September 9. Students are encouraged to read their summer reading book by this date. Parents and the community are invited to attend this event.

Envirothon Informational Meeting

Envirothon Informational Meeting Envirothon will hold an informational meeting for all potential members and returning members on Tuesday, September 9 after school in Mrs. Vick’s class, 101A. Come learn how you can earn scholarship money and prizes while learning more about your environment.

SHS Photography Club Interest Meeting

The SHS Photography Club will have an organizational meeting on Thursday, September 18 at 3:20PM in 107C. Anyone interested in learning more about photography is welcome. If you cannot attend, see Mrs. McCulley in 107C.

Yearbook Ad Information

The Saga Yearbook Staff would like to invite you to honor your senior child, a teacher, a staff member, an administrator, or a school group by purchasing a color ad in the yearbook. The forms are available for download under the Quick Links sidebar located on the right of our homepage. The senior ad form, payment, pictures and information sheet are due by Wednesday, October 8. Ads will be included on a first come, first served basis until available space is purchased.

Guidance - IGP Meetings

We are encouraging our sophomore and junior parents to attend a special pre-IGP evening program (Tuesday, Jan. 13th for sophomore parents and Thursday, Jan. 15th for junior parents - both at 5:30PM here in our Atrium) which will highlight many areas of importance to parents.
IGP Conference Days:
Seniors: September 15th - October 21st
Sophomores & Juniors: January 20th - February 27th
SHS Counselor Assignments:
Mrs. Snow - for students A - Delaney -
Mrs. Ragin - for students Delarosa – Huff -
Mrs. Jumper – for students Hughes - Middleton -
Mr. Smiley – for students Miller - Shell –
Mrs. Moyer – for students Shepard – Z -
Please call our Guidance Office at 864-594-4410 ext. 7216 if you have any questions or if you prefer to make your IGP appointment by phone. Thank you for your support of this important initiative.

Class Reunion

Spartanburg High School Class of 1978 & 1979 will have their reunion on Saturday, October 18 at the Spartanburg Marriott. Please forward reuinon inquiries to Chris Harakas or call 864.585.4102. You can also go to the Reunion Facebook Page.

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