• "Without Libraries What Have We? We Have No Past And No Future" ~ Ray Bradbury

 Welcome to Sumter High School

An International Baccalaureate World School   

Students please check your school email.  There are important messages being sent and this should be checked daily.  Thank you!

Please read the following letter from Dr. Martin-Knox concerning grades.

Grading Letter April 2 2020

Join the SHS Gamecock Book Club!

The book club is accessible through Google Classroom.  Email the Mrs. Speed if you would like to join.  ronda.speed@sumterschools.net


Google Information:  Students can access Google Classroom from any device (school or personal).  Each class has a special Google Classroom Code.  The class code is issued to the student from the teacher.  If you need a code for your class please email the teacher directly.  Parents can sign up for weekly updates of your student’s Google Classroom progress.

To view a Google Classroom online tutorial for parents and students click here.

Did you know students can access eBooks from home?

Login to Sumter School District Destiny Library Catalog by using the school Google login.  Choose your school and go to Destiny Discover!

Login to Destiny to check out other free resources such as DISCUS the SC State Library’s 24/7 access to:

Magazines & Newspapers

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Reference Books & Primary Sources

BrainPop Jr. & Tumblebooks plus so much more!

In Destiny you will also find links to ABDO digital ebooks.  Login information is in Destiny.

FTC Internet Offering

Free Internet to Students Full release

Per order of the Governor, all schools in Sumter School District will be closed due the coronavirus for two weeks beginning Monday, March 16. All school activities are suspended. More information regarding online instructional programs and the distribution of breakfast and lunch for students will be communicated soon.

Sumter School District Monitoring Coronavirus

Important letter with GuidanceClick Here

 Sumter High School Memorial Scholarship

The following is an outline of the eligibility requirements:

1. Applicants must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative Grade Point Average

2. Applicants must be of good character and personal integrity

3. Scholarships are granted once to the current Sumter High senior class

4. Deadline for applying is Thursday, April 9, 2020

SHS Memorial Scholarship Fund Application 2020

Tickets on sale now!

2020 An Annotation Guide

Honors Summer Reading 2020-2021

Sumter High School is Celebrating 50 Years
2020 is the 50th year of Sumter High School. Did you attend SHS in the past? If so, the yearbook staff wants to hear from you. Visit the link below to complete a survey that allows us to collect stories from SHS Alumni that we can include in the yearbook.


in the News

Report Bullying – Sprigeo

If you feel unsafe or know someone who feels unsafe, please report it here. After you fill out the form below, Sprigeo sends an email to an administrator with all of the details from your […]


Library Spotlight

Deacon Locke Went to Prom by Brian Katcher Promposals at Deacon Locke’s high school are in full swing, but when Deacon decides he’d like to take his grandmother to prom, despite the social fallout, he […]


Yearbook Information

YEARBOOK INFORMATION: Buy Your Yearbook! Current price until Nov. 22: $65 Order online at www.jostens.com or return the order form below with full payment or a $25 deposit to Mr. Edge in room A203 or Mrs. Lori […]


Matthew Wilt Teacher Of The Year

Congratulations to Matthew Wilt for been chosen as the Sumter High School Teacher of the Year 2019-2020 school year!  Matt is a native of Sumter, where he now resides with his wife Hillary and soon-to-be […]