Message from the Principal

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2015-2016 school year. Last school year proved to be one of the best years in history with our football and boys tennis teams winning the state championships followed by championships by our academic team and colorguard. With the emphasis we place on Athletics, Academics, and the Arts, this is the first time ever we have won state championships in all three areas. What an awesome accomplishment for our students and we take great pride in sharing this with our community.
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Kiwanis Club Honors Terrific Kids of the Year

Kiwanis Club Honors Terrific Kids of the Year
Students representing elementary schools from across Spartanburg County were recognized for their good character and citizenship Monday, April 18 during the Kiwanis Club’s 27th annual Terrific Kid of the Year luncheon. The honorees from District 7 are: Mason Deas, The Early Learning Center; Mayuvin Alani Sok, Chapman Elementary; Ty’Dravious Bargo, Cleveland Academy of Leadership; Autumn Johnson, E. P. Todd School; Briannah Ellis, Houston Elementary; Chase Staley, Jesse Boyd Elementary; Serenity Cromer, Mary H. Wright Elementary; Emma Rookh Sullivan, Pine Street School; and Laree Wilkes, McCarthy-Teszler Elementary; Terrell Edwards, McCarthy-Teszler Teszler Division; and Joshua Way, McCarthy-Teszler Secondary Division.
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National College Signing Day

National College Signing Day
Tuesday, April 26 is National College Signing Day! Vikings are college bound! #reachhigher #classof16

Senior Class Information

Senior Class Information
Seniors and Senior Parents, please look here for important information concerning graduation.


Please start clearing up your senior fees. As of Friday, April 15, 2016: checks will no longer be accepted as payment for senior fees. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, money orders and credit cards.

College Acceptance Letters Deadline

ByTuesday, May 3rd we need for all seniors to bring copies to guidance of College Acceptance Letters as well as documentation of any scholarships won this year by seniors. We would like nothing better than for this year’s class to break the previous record for merit based scholarships earned of approximately $22 million set 2 years ago.


Purchasing a cap and gown does not guarantee that you will graduate. If you did not order a cap and gown or extra graduation announcements, contact the Josten’s Store off Southport Road (Hwy 295) or call 864-574-3518.


Exams will be held in the SHS Cafeteria, 8 AM on May 11th (1st and 2nd), May 12th (3rd and 4th) and May 13th (5th, 6th, and 7th). Last day for Senior Tests and Projects: May 4th. Last day for Senior Attendance: May 10th.
THINGS TO KNOW: Seniors not exempting an exam will follow the posted schedule for exams. Only seniors graduating in May are eligible to exempt examinations. Students in Advanced Placement courses are not required to take final exams in those courses since they have taken an A. P. Exam. Also, students in courses requiring an End-of-Course test are not required to take final exams in those courses since they have an EOCT. To exempt an exam second semester, a senior must:
• Have a 85/B average in the class,
• Have not been in detention hall more than 3 days second semester,
• Have not been in ISS second semester, and
• Have not been suspended from school second semester.


WHERE: Wofford College (Benjamin Johnson Arena)
WHEN: May 20th (morning – breakfast 9:30 – 10:30). Seniors should arrive by 9:30 AM. Raffle prizes will be awarded throughout the breakfast. You don’t want to miss the first raffle prize at 9:45. REHEARSAL will start at 10:30 AM. The initial rehearsal meeting will be in the Benjamin Johnson Arena. Rehearsal will be in Gibbs Stadium after the initial meeting.
THINGS TO KNOW: Students will receive report cards, graduation tickets, and fee notices. All fees must be paid by 3:00 PM. The length of rehearsal will depend on your promptness and attentiveness. Come prepared to stay until rehearsal is over. No one will be excused early. Students should be dismissed by 1:00 PM. Students should arrive back by 6:30 PM. Graduation Ceremony at Gibbs Stadium will start at 7:30. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Students will receive 10 tickets for a stadium graduation at rehearsal. In case of inclement weather and the ceremony moves inside, students can use 6 tickets.
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Viking News

Viking News

Ten Seniors Signed Letter of Intent

On April 13, 2016, ten senior athletes signed their letter of intent at the Spring Signing Ceremony. Click on READ MORE for more details about each athlete. Congratulations and GO VIKINGS!
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Important Dates and Announcements

Important Dates and Announcements

Student Council Elections

Congratulations to next year’s Student Body Officers: Student Body President - Bryson Coleman; Student Body Vice-President – Toneia Douglas; Student Body Secretary – Kate Copeland; Student Body Treasurer – Cooper Young.


The dates for Saturday School: April 30, May 7 and May 14.
Students who exceed attendance limits (5 unlawful days per semester) should attend Saturday School. Students need to sign up with their assistant principal. If you are not sure about your student’s absences, please contact the school.

SAGA Yearbooks

Yearbook Distribution will be on Tuesday, April 26! Yearbooks will not be delivered. Students must pick them up at the designated time in 111M. Be sure to check with your parents or Mrs. McCulley in 107C before distribution day to see if a book has been purchased for you.

Sports Physicals

On Saturday, May 21, 2016 student athletes can go to Orthopaedic Associates - North Grove Park. Buses will run from SHS or provide your own transportation.
WHO: All middle school and high school students.
Athletes must wear shoes, sandals or tennis shoes with no socks and t-shirt.
All athletes must have a physical form, parent permission form, and concussion form signed before getting a physical. Blank forms are available in your school office or SHS athletic office.
If you do not get a physical on this date you will be responsible for getting your own physical.
If you need eyeglasses or contacts to read, please bring them so you will be able to pass the eye exam.

District-Wide Musical

Spartanburg High School and Spartanburg County District Seven presents All Shook Up - The Music of Elvis Presley at the Chapman Cultural Center. Tickets are now on sale! Admission for adults is $15, seniors is $12 and for students is $10. Call the Chapman Cultural Center at 864-542-8787. Performances will be held Thursday, May 26 , Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 at 7PM on all three days. Sunday, May 29 at 3PM is the last day. Please come out and support our students of D7!

Summer School

Summer School is offered to District 7 Students Only. First Session is June 13 - June 30 (Monday - Thursday) and Second Session is July 11 - 25 (Monday - Thursday). The last day to register for the 1st Session is 3PM on Friday, June 10, 2016. Registration for the 2nd Session is until Thursday, June 30, 2016 as long as space is available. Students must provide their own transportation. Please contact your guidance counselor about registration: Mrs. Snow - for students A - C, Mrs. Ragin - for students D - Hemphill, Mrs. Jumper – for students Henderson - Meadows, Mr. Smiley – for students Means - Saxon and Mrs. Moyer – for students Scharff – Z.

Class Reunions

CARVER HIGH SCHOOL ALL CLASS REUNION 1939 - 1970 will have their class reunion on the following dates:
Friday, July 15, Carver Middle School at 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, July 16, Carver Middle School Luncheon at 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Spartanburg Marriott Dinner & Dance at 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday, July 17, Cornerstone Baptist Church for fellowship at 10 a.m.
Email contact: Charles Mann or 864-216-8247
The CLASS OF 1975 will have their 41st reunion on Saturday, August 6, 2016, Spartanburg Marriott at 7p.m. - 12 a.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Back Nine Band.
Email contact: Kent Smith or 864-978-6790
The CLASS OF 1976 will have their 40th reunion on Friday, October 21 during Homecoming at 7:30PM. On Saturday, October 22 the class will take a tour of Spartanburg High School. Afterward there will be an event on Saturday Night. On Sunday, October 23 the class will fellowship.
Email contact: Tami Dennis
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