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Mission Statement

Principal Dana Fall
Go Gamecocks!

The mission of Sumter High School, the hall-mark in academics, arts, and athletics, is to provide exemplary learning experiences in order to insure that each student has the skills to compete in our global society.

Guidance Corner

C-Cat Weekend
Clemson's Challenge for Academically Talented Students (C-CATS) recruits top 9th and 10th graders from SC.  See Mrs. Twitty in guidance if you are interested.

C-Cat Flyer

ASSET Placement Test

Attention current juniors and seniors, Central Carolina Technical College will be administering the ASSETplacement test at Sumter High on December 12, 2014 at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm in the teachers' dining room.  If you are planning take college courses as a dually enrolled student or Early College Student, the placement test is one of several requirements.  If interested, please sign up in guidance no later than December 5th 4:00 pm.

Essay Contest
"Choosing To Make A Difference For A Better World"
Sponsored by Poinsett Garden Club
SCICU Digital College Guide


Soft Skills
Skills to pay the bills!

October Senior Notes
See attached file.

ASVAB Testing
Seniors and Juniors who wish to take the ASVAB on October 29, 2014 may sign up in the guidance office with Ms. Dees before school, during their lunch, or after school. Deadline for signing up is October 17th.  Please see Ms. Sanders if you have any questions.

NCDA Posters and Poetry Contest
The 49th Annual Posters and Poetry Contest held by the National Career Development Association will start November 10th. Please fill out the attached registration form to be a participant.
Completed entry form along with your submission must be turned in by November 14, 2014 to the Guidance Dept. attention Miss Sanders, Career Specialist.


LearningExpress Library
If you are interested in practice exams for occupations or college entrance exams just click on the logo and register.  Once you are registered, use the search tab at the bottom to select your test.  You can also access the LearningExpress through DISCUS.

Transcripts Made Easy
SHS Alumni & Former Students
You may now use this service to access your transcripts.


Please visit the follow links for information on completing the FAFSA.

Counselor Evaluation Survey
Parents please follow the link below to complete the Counselor Evaluation

Gamecock News

Make Up Pictures
Senior make up pictures will be taken on October 21st.  Seniors will need to sign up in advance at the yearbook tables during all four lunches next week in the commons area.

Underclassmen and staff make up pictures will be taken on October 30th. 

Parent Survey
Please follow the link to complete the Parent Survey for the AdvancED Accreditation process.

AdvancedED Parent Survey

Student Survey

Please follow the link to complete the Student Survey for the AdvancED Accreditation process.

Golf Tournament
for the The SHS Baseball AAAA State Champs.
For more information click the link below.

Suzanne Koty District Teacher of the Year
Suzanne Koty, Sumter High School District Teacher of the Year, is set to compete in the South Carolina Teacher of the Year competition Koty has taught at Sumter High School for the past ten years. Read more...

Please visit the
Apple App Store, iTunes, or
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and download the free
Sumter High School App
for all the latest news and updates!

Congratulations Sumter High ACT Test Takers!
Press release from the State Department of Education lists Sumter High as one of the schools in the state showing remarkable improvements in the 2014 ACT scores.

Discipline Code
Students are expected to conduct themselves at all times and places in a manner that will not be contrary to the best interest of the school.

Parental Notification Requirements

Login Control

Cock's Quill

The Cock's Quill is now online!

School Calendar

Friday, October 24
No Student Attendance
Wednesday, October 29
Administered in the mini-gym
Students must sign up in guidance to participate.
Thursday, October 30
Make Up Pictures
Make up pictures for underclassman.
Report Cards Issued
Friday, October 31
7:45 am
Mini Gym

Parent Information

Powerschool Parent Portal
Parents will need to complete the Parent Portal Form before you will be issued a login ID and password.

Please open attachment below for instructions

Parent Portal Instructions.doc


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