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 2015-2016 school year will continue to add to this tradition.
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Viking News

Viking News


Athletics will be closed Monday, July 27 thru Friday, July 31 for maintenance. They will reopen on Monday, August 3 at 8AM.

Vikings Unlimited

The Vikings Unlimited store will be open Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7 during orientation. Please stop by and purchase some Viking gear! Go Vikings!
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Important Dates and Announcements

Important Dates and Announcements

Volleyball Tryouts

Volleyball tryouts will be held Monday, August 3rd and Tuesday, August 4th at 3:30PM-5:30PM in Dobson Gym.

MacBook Distribution and Forms

Students will receive their MacBook between Wednesday, August 19th thru Friday, August 21st.
It’s important that both the Electronic Device Student Pledge Form and MacBook Air Protection Plan Coverage Form are signed and returned before August 19th. The forms are located on the right hand side under Quick Links.

2015 - 2016 School Information

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.
Do We Have Your Current E-mail Address on File?
Please contact Ms. Cheryl Means at with your email address information as soon as possible. All school information will be available on the website and/or will be sent to your email.
SENIOR PICTURES: Piedmont Portraits will be here July 22, 23, 27- 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Make-ups - September 15). Please contact them for more information at 1-800-373-1866 or 864-834-4261. Seniors, please report to the Gym Lobby and bring your $15 sitting fee.
SOPHOMORE PARENT MEETING: Wednesday, August 5 at 6:00 PM in the gym.
SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, & SENIORS: On Thursday, August 6 at 8:00-11:00 AM & 1:00-4:00 PM, students will pick up schedules, IDs ($4) - must purchase new ID, books (bring book bag), parking permit, and cafeteria fees. MAKE-UP FOR ALL: Friday, August 7 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (closed 11AM -1PM for lunch). Tours (on your own), schedules, IDs ($4) - must purchase new ID, books (bring book bag), cafeteria, parking permit for sophomores, juniors and seniors.
FINAL DAY TO PICK UP SCHEDULES BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS - Friday, August 14 (1:30 PM - 3:30 PM) - Schedules and books ONLY.
The first day of school is Monday, August 17. All students will report to their first period to begin their day. The first bell rings at 7:53AM. The tardy bell rings at 8AM.
Picture Day for all students (except seniors) will be September 1. (September 29 - make-ups).


AUG 26: JROTC Special Teams Meeting, 3:30-4:30 pm
AUG 31: JROTC Command & Staff Meeting, 3:30-5:00 pm
SEP 01: JROTC Rifle Team Tryouts, 3-30-5:00 pm
SEP 02: JROTC Drill and Color Guard Team Tryouts, 3:30-5:00 pm
SEP 03: JROTC Archery Team Tryouts, 3:30-5:00 pm

Meet the Vikes!

The community is invited to meet the Vikings on Thursday, August 20th at 6:30PM in the SHS Gym. We encourage everyone to come out and support our athletes! Go Vikings!

Homecoming 2015

Mark you calendar! Homecoming will be Monday, September 21 thru Friday, September 25. Game Time is Friday, September 25 at Gibbs Stadium. Kick off is at 7:30PM. Check back for more details.

Seven Reads Day

We look forward to Brendon Reichs (co-author of Virals), visiting the campus this school year on Wednesday, October 6. We invite the parents and community to participate with us in this program reading along with us. You can also view our book list under the Seven Reads tab.

Class Reunions

Class of 1990 - 25 Year Reunion will be held Saturday, September 26 at the Spartanburg Marriott. Please contact the reunion committee at
Class of 1984 & Class of 1985 - Combined 30 Year Reunion will be held October 10, 2015 at the Spartanburg Marriott Heritage Ballroom - 7:00pm-midnight. Please join us for a first-class affair to include dinner, dancing and photos. Register and purchase your tickets via this link. Ticket prices will increase as the event date draws near.
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