• “The BEAUTIFUL thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” ~ B.B. King

Welcome to Sumter High School

An International Baccalaureate World School   

Attention Seniors:

Please check your email or stop in the library to see if you owe any library fines.  Numerous emails have been sent out throughout the year and especially this month.  Your fines MUST be cleared before graduation.

Attention high school parents and students: Friday, May 31, all high schools will be on regular schedule. There will not be late arrival. Students riding the bus, please be at your bus stop on time. All students, please be in first block by 8:45 am.

SHS 2018-2019 EOC Spring Letter to Parents


Attention Students: The yearbook staff is looking for some hardworking and responsible students who are interested in making a difference at Sumter High. Use your skills to tell the story of 2019-2020 at Sumter High School by taking Journalism 1 & 2 next year. It is a yearlong course that will allow you to get involved with all of the action and events going on around the school as well as being a part of a business that produces and sells an actual product. Learn basic skills in design, photography, interviewing, journalism, and sales. Print out the application below and return it to Mr. Edge in room A203 before Friday, April 12th.

Yearbook Application

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The 2018-2019 SC Young Adult Winner!  Available in your library!

For the list of 2019-2020 SC Young Adult Book Nominees click the link below:






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End of the Year Chromebook Information

All students are required to turn in their Chromebooks at the end of each school year.

Students completing the 3-year ownership program should bring their Chromebooks to the library in order to receive a Parent Consent Form (see link below), once the Parent Consent Form is returned the 3-year students will be given their Chromebooks back.  If the 3 Year Addendum Parent Consent Form was turned in during the 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 school year, students do not need to return their Chromebooks.

All student Chromebooks need to be returned to the library between May 23rd and May 31st in order to allow time for the Parent Consent Form to be returned and to avoid summer charges.

Three Year Ownership Incentive Addendum: Parent Consent Form 


in the News

Friday Late Start Info

Sumter School District will continue to offer additional time for teacher collaboration, professional learning, and instructional planning during the 2018-19 school year. Two early release days have been scheduled for the elementary and middle schools. […]


SHS Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ann-Frances Brown Sumter High School’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year! Ann-Frances Brown has taught English at Sumter High School for eight years. The most rewarding part of her career in education is knowing […]