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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

On November 13, SHS will host a military occupational day, MUSIC-Military United with Stakeholders to Inform the Community, in the mini-gym from 9:00-12:00.  The purpose of MUSIC is to introduce students to the various military occupations, the intake process, and the life of a soldier.

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. Dealine: November 1, 2014

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
USA Test Prep

USA Test Prep has practice tests to assist you in preparing for the Work Keys tests.  There are also practice tests for the ACT and SAT tests.  See Guidance for the password.

SCICU Digital College Guide


Soft Skills
Skills to pay the bills!

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

Click The Link And Watch The Video!!!

The video receiving the most views on youtube by November 17th will win up to $10,000 in new percussion equipment!!  Watch the video and help support our Gamecock Band program!


SHS Athletic Awards
Congratulations to JAMES BARNES and HOLLY RICHARDSON for being named the Wendy's Heisman Winners for SHS, both will go on to compete at the State Level.

Congratulations to KY'JON TYLER
  for being selected to the 2014 Shrine Bowl football game to be played on December 20th.

Congratulations to BLAKE DURANT for being selected to the 2014 North vs. South football game to be played on December 13th.

B is for Best!

The Sumter High Football B-Team finished their season with a perfect record of 7-0.   For the third consecutive season the B-Team finishes the season with an undefeated record.  Their winning streak has extended to 30 straight games.  Thanks for your support as we continue in our efforts to turn boys into men.  

Congratulations Coach Barrett, your coaching staff and especially your players!  Go Gamecocks!

Jeans for Troops
In honor of Veterans Day, the AVID students of Sumter High School are proud to sponsor Jeans for Troops day!!  Please consider joining a million other Americans in supporting our troops!

See Marie Mulholland to make your $5 donation.
Jeans for Troops Flyer

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...

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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

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Cock's Quill

The Cock's Quill is now online!

School Calendar

Tuesday, November 4
Election Day Holiday
No School
Friday, November 7
Varsity Football Senior Night
vs Socastee
7:30 pm
Memorial Stadium
Tuesday, November 11
Veteran's Holiday
No School
Mon, Nov 24 - Fri, Nov 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
No School
Thursday, November 27
Happy Thanksgiving

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


Today, 11/1/2014
High: 49 Low: 34
Rain showers likely
55% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/2/2014
High: 57 Low: 33
0% chance of precipitation.

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