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Parking Decals
All parking decals must be purchased by Friday, November 20th.  Beginning Monday, November 30th, you may be ticketed for parking without a decal.

Attention Juniors:
Ring orders must be paid in full prior to the ring ceremony in order to participate.  The ring ceremony is FridayDecember 4th at 10:30 in the auditorium. If you have not paid for your ring you need to do that ASAP. If you need to know your balance, see Ms. Whiteley.

SHS Book Club
The Book Club meets in the library Monday's at 3:45-4:00 or you can be a part of it online.  Go to the Media Center link and find out more information about the book club!

Central Carolina Dual Enrollment
To all rising juniors and seniors that are planning to take dual enrollment the 2016-2017 school year.  Central Carolina Technical College will be administering the ASSET placement test for dual enrollment admission on January 29, 2016 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm in the teachers’ dining room. Please sign up in Guidance. The deadline to sign up for this test session is January 20th 2016 at 4:00 pm.
Requirements for Central Carolina Dual Enrollment:
·         A minimum grade point average of a 3.0
·         A passing score on the ASSET or Compass placement test
·         If using one of the national standardized tests below:
                                ACT:  A minimum of a 19 in all categories and overall 19 for the composite score
                                SAT:  Critical Reading (470), Multiple Choice Grammar Subsection (47), and Math (460)
·         To take English 101 and English 102, student must have taken and successfully completed English 4

Alive at 25 
Defensive Driving Course

THE ALIVE AT 25 CLASS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21st at 4:00 pm. Only the students registered for the October 10th class will be allowed to attend.

The National Safety Council “Alive at 25” course is offered to drivers 15-24, and


SHS Band
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Makeup Days

State law mandates that school districts use the inclement weather days indicated on their calendars as makeup days.  The first day listed is


2015-2016 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Chad Hoshour who has selected as Sumter High School's 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year! Chad Hoshour, a US History Teacher at Sumter High School, has 15 years of experience in education. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Teaching from the University of South Carolina. His honors include 

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Cock's Quill

Sumter High will not have school Monday. Please stay safe.

The Cock's Quill is now online!

School Calendar

Thursday, December 3
Interims Issued
Mon, Dec 21 - Fri, Jan 1
Winter Holidays
No School
Monday, January 4
School Resumes
Tuesday, January 12
High School Exams
Wednesday, January 13
High School Exams

Powerschool Parent Portal

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

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