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Welcome to

Sumter High School

An International Baccalaureate World School   

The Sumter High School website has a wealth of information that is constantly being updated.

Check out our new Hybrid/Virtual Information Section under the “About Us” tab at the top of the website!  Updated for Second semester!


Love reading?  Interested in having a Blind Date with a Book? 

Reminder: Reviews must be entered by Today, February 25th, and the drawing is February 26th.

To submit your reviews of your Blind Date with a book click here.

Registration for classes for the 2021-2022 School Year will begin Monday, February 22.

To learn more about the registration process, high school graduation requirements, and program options, please access this presentation: Registration Information

To access the registration form, please click here:  Registration Form  Please complete the form by Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
To access the Course Catalog with detailed information about each course and program offered, please click here:  2021-22 Course Catalog
To access information about the Sumter Career Center, click here:  Sumter Career Center
Central Carolina’s Dual Enrollment/Early College Interest Form:  CCTC
University of South Carolina’s Dual Enrollment/Early College Interest Form:  USC – Sumter
International Baccalaureate Application:  IB Application

Doodle for Google Contest

Doodle for Google Website and Information

State and National Winners with prizes up to a $30,000 scholarship

DEADLINE: February 26, 2021, 11:59 pm Pacific Time (PT)

Freshman Virtual Career Day

Gear Up has partnered with Everfi to host a Virtual Career Day on Wednesday, February 24th from 10:00 – 10:45 am. for 9 th grade students.

During this Virtual Career Day, panelists from BB&T now Truist will share their professional journeys, career advice, and interview tips.  At the end, we’ll leave some time for the speakers to answer student questions.  Students if you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out the registration form by clicking on the link:
(You will need to clear out Ms. McDuffie’s name and type in your information on the form.)

We are hoping to gain an accurate picture of how many people will be participating in the event.


New SHS Fall/Winter 2020-2021 End-Of-Course (EOC) Exam Dates: 
Tuesday, March 2nd: 
–Biology 1

Dell Chromebook Deployment

Dell Chromebooks are now being distributed to JUNIORS.  There is a specific order being followed so JUNIORS WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL invitation regarding Chromebook pick up.  In order to get a Chromebook, the student must follow the directions in the email.  Juniors who come in to pick up their Chromebook must either bring a signed Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) or the parent/guardian and student can both sign one when they come to pick up their Chromebook if one is not already on file.  A DIGITAL SIGNATURE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.  Any other students who have Chromebook issues need to contact the library for troubleshooting.

Acceptable Use Policy & Agreement

Acceptable Use Policy & Agreement

Virtual Educational Request

Parents who wish for their child(ren) to remain virtual once the second semester begins are asked to complete the Virtual Learning Request form.  The Virtual Learning Request form must be completed by the parent/guardian for each student that will receive virtual (online) educational services and instruction through Sumter School District.

Virtual Learning Request Form 2020  (Editable Online)

Please email the editable online form to: shs.virtuallearning@sumterschools.net

Virtual Learning Request Form 2020  (Print Copy)

Print copies of the virtual form can be turned into Sumter High School between the hours of 8:00-4:00 Monday – Friday.

Virtual Learning Request Form 2020  (Spanish)

Please use the click the image below to provide an announcement for the Gamecock News weekly show.

February 22, 2021 Broadcast

February 18, 2021 Broadcast

Love reading?  Interested in having a Blind Date with a Book? 

Scan the QR code above and enter your info, and the library will select a book for you.  Complete a book review when you’re finished reading it and your name will go into a drawing for a Bakers Sweet’s gift card!

To submit your reviews of your Blind Date with a book click here.  Reviews must be entered by February 25th and the drawing is February 26th.

Coping with COVID-19: Resources for Parents and Teens


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