Viking Update Post

April 28th Viking Update

Discovery Students Excel at the Virtual 2021 University of South Carolina Region II Science and Engineering Fair

Sixty-nine Discovery students competed in the University of South Carolina Region II Science and Engineering Fair on March 26th, 2021. Each of these students did an outstanding job presenting his/her research virtually to the judges even with some technical challenges. Approximately 150 students from area high schools were interviewed by judges to determine the best of the submitted projects. Our Spring Valley students earned 30 awards! Christopher Li (11) and Sanjana Parise (11) were awarded the Male and Female Presidential Awards, respectively, and were selected to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) being held virtually in May. Please see the complete list of awards that our students earned.  Congratulations to all of our students, their families, and their research teachers, Ms. Lindsey Rega, Mrs. Michelle Spigner, and Dr. Michelle Wyatt on their outstanding work!

Senior Athletic Recognition Night

Interested in being a student athletic training aide?

Have and interest in medicine and sports? The SV Sports Medicine program is looking for students interested in helping as athletic training student aides for the 21-22 school year. Interested students will be invited to help with spring football practice. Please complete the application form found at or scan the QR code in the flyer below. For more information contact Ms. Sandy at

Semester 2 Exam Schedule & Senior Exam Schedule

Last Chance to Buy Senior Baby Ads for the Yearbook

The final deadline to buy a senior baby ad has been extended one week, but space is filling up. Go online at and place your ad today. Also, don’t forget to buy a copy of the yearbook as well

Viking Sports Update

Viking Sports Update 4/19-4/25

Parent You and Two Newsletter


2021 Congressional Art Competition

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The competition is open to high school students. Members may choose whether to include 7th and 8th-grade students in the art competition if schools located in their districts house 7th through 12th grades on one campus. Teachers and/or students should verify their eligibility with the office of the Member of Congress. Artwork must be the creation of a single student. Students may not collaborate on an entry.

The artwork must be two-dimensional. Each framed artwork can be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches deep. If your artwork is selected as the winning piece, it must arrive in Washington, DC, framed. Even when framed, it must still measure no larger than the above maximum dimensions. No framed piece should weigh more than 15 pounds.

Accepted mediums for the two-dimensional artwork are as follows:
• Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
• Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that
charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)
• Collages: must be two dimensional
• Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
• Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
• Computer-generated art
• Photographs

Click here for the RULES & Student Release Form

UofSC Summer Seniors

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Summer Seniors is a recruitment program designed for African Americans who are rising high school seniors in South Carolina. Students selected to attend will learn about all the opportunities on campus, and what it’s like to be a student at UofSC.

Summer Seniors will offer both virtual and in-person programming this year. The program is only available to rising high school seniors in South Carolina.

Event Dates
Summer Seniors (on campus): June 19
Summer Seniors (on campus): July 17
Summer Seniors (virtual): Aug. 3 – Aug. 5

To be considered for the program, complete the Summer Seniors application by Monday, May 10.

Questions? Call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 803-777-7700 or
800-868-5872, or send us an email.


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Dear Parents of Richland Two Seniors,

Richland Two has important changes to share about graduations for the Class of 2021. District leadership has made the decision to move the graduations to Harry Parone Stadium and students will receive tickets for four guests.

Click here to print graduation announcement change of venue cards to insert into your graduation announcements.

Due to the change in venue, the dates and times of graduations have changed to the following:

June 8:

8 a.m. Spring Valley High
7 p.m. Ridge View High

June 9

8 a.m. Richland Northeast High

7 p.m. Blythewood High

June 10

8 a.m. Westwood High

The district is taking steps to ensure that these celebrations of student achievement are memorable and most importantly, safe. Please review the information below carefully. 


Masks are required for admission. Guests are asked to bring their own masks to the ceremony.


Inside the stadium, guests and students will be required to maintain social-distancing. 


Ceremonies will be streamed live online at

Please be on the lookout for more information from your schools and the district’s Communications Office as we continue to finalize the plans for these special ceremonies for our students. Thank you for your support, understanding and patience.


Libby Roof
Chief Communications Officer


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STEP Science Technology Enrichment Program

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How to Verify Your Child’s Address for P-EBT

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Click here for FAQ

The Spring Valley attendance office and our school social worker Mrs. Johnson have been working to help with issues concerning P-EBT. They are reviewing attendance and making changes as they are brought to their attention. Currently, the next distribution days are:

April 20th-30th, 2021

May 20th-30th, 2021

July 20th-30th, 2021

Below are some additional links and an email address that I hope will help to answer some of your questions/concerns.

Free & Reduced Meal Status (PIP) – Parents can check F/R meal status & access the Certification Letter

DSS P-EBT Search Portal – Direct parents to the portal to check status & to validate their address

Parents will need the student’s PowerSchool ID number, date of birth, district & school name

P-EBT Frequently Asked Questions

Parents can ask questions or get more information by emailing the SCDE at

Thanks for your patience

Any Questions Please Contact Spring Valley Social Worker Venesia Johnson at