Message from Principal Stevens
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 students and staff during the 2012-13 school year will continue to add to this tradition.
Join the Athletic Booster Club
Show your support of the athletic programs and athletes here at Spartanburg High School. Membership in the Viking Club can be purchased for as little as $25.00 per family. Season Ticket Information is now available. Visit us at: http://shsvikingclub.wix.com/shsvikingclub#! Join the fun, join the family.
SHS Receives Silver Medal in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools” List
SHS receives national and state ranking. Spartanburg High School in Spartanburg School District 7 has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools” List. Spartanburg High earned a silver medal and placed 19th, among South Carolina's 226 public high schools. In the national rankings, 500 schools earned gold medals, 1,790 were awarded silver and 2,515 took home bronze.
The annual rankings are based on data from more than 21,000 public high schools from across the nation, according to the U.S. News and World Report website. Schools were evaluated on student performance on state-mandated assessments and advanced placement tests, among other factors.
SHS Awarded the Magna Cum Laude of Achievement Award
Spartanburg School District Seven is happy to celebrate another tremendous accomplishment - Spartanburg High School has been awarded the Magna Cum Laude of Achievement for high performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) during the 2011-2012 school year. This is the highest award of its kind! The school’s average SAT composite score - 1477 - met the national average and far exceeded the state average. District 7 also scored higher than any other school district in Spartanburg County. This success is a direct result of the caliber of our students, the support of our parents, and the dedication and commitment of our faculty, staff and administration. Congratulations!
Hours of Operation for Summer 2013
The school will be open Monday - Thursday, 7AM - 5PM and closed every Friday starting June 10th. Regular hours of operation will resume Monday, July 29, 2013.
Summer Camps and Practices
All Sports Camp- June 10 - 14 and June 17 - 21 @ 9AM - 3PM.
Orchestra - July 29 - August 1 @ 9AM - 3PM and August 5 - 8 @ 9AM - 3PM.
Session I, June 10 - 27 & Session II, July 8 - 25. Classes are Monday - Thursday from 8AM - 1:30PM (A+ Lab will be open 2PM - 5PM) at McCracken Middle School. The cost is $100 per semester or $150 for recovery class. See your guidance counselor for more details.
2013-2014 Summer and Opening of School Information
Photographer: Piedmont Portraits
contact: 1-800-373-1866 or 864-834-4261
location: Gym Lobby
sitting fee: $15
Dates - July 25, 29, 30, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, by appointment
SOPHOMORE PARENT MEETING
Wednesday, August 7 at 6:00 PM in the gym
SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, & SENIORS
Thursday, August 8
8:00-11:00 AM & 1:00-4:00 PM
Schedules, IDs ($4) - must purchase new ID, books (bring book bag), parking permit ($10 and car registration)
MAKE-UP FOR ALL UNDERCLASSMEN:
Friday, August 9 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tours (on your own), schedules, IDs ($4) - must purchase new ID, books (bring book bag), parking permit for sophomores, juniors and seniors ($10 and car registration)
FINAL DAY TO PICK UP SCHEDULES BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS/Picture Day
Tuesday, August 13- Schedules and books ONLY. Picture Day for all students (except seniors) will be tentative September 4 or 5.
Parent Portal Access to PowerSchool Has Changed
Access to the Parent Portal has changed. You must know the old username and password to create this account. If you do not remember it, please contact Ms. Means in the office (594-4410). Please click for instructions.