2021 Bridge Builder Excellence Award
Congratulations to Spring Valley HS Paul Davis on being selected as a semi-finalist for the 2021 Bridge Builder Excellence Award sponsored by the South Carolina Football Hall Of Fame.
The South Carolina Football Hall of Fame (SCFHOF) revealed the 2021 Bridge Builder
Excellence Award “BBEA” presented by Spinx Corporation (Thanks Spinx for Making Life Easier!)
Semi-Finalists today. The award rewards and encourages excellence in the community, in the
classroom, and on the field.
• Football Participation = 30%
• Academics – Minimum 3.2 GPA = 40%
• Exemplary School, Character, Community Citizenship, and Leadership = 30%
All South Carolina High School football players are eligible for the award. Each nominee will receive a certificate of recognition for their accomplishments. Top 10 Finalists will be included in a statewide press release and an invitation to share their story with state football legend Levon Kirkland on the “Inside Blitz w/ Levon Kirkland”: A Sports & Leadership Podcast. The winner will be selected and invited to participate in our 2021 BBEA Ceremony and Livestream on July 21st from Zen in Downtown Greenville. Limited Passes for the live presentation are on sale now HERE!
Become a Bridge Builder at scfootballhof.org to help us put SC in the Top 10 nationally in college and career readiness (ranked 43rd in 2019 by US News) by December 31, 2030, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @scfootballhof. Follow the Bridge Builder Excellence Program on Twitter @scbridgebuilder. #SCTop10N2030
Clemson Calculus Challenge
On April 23, fifteen Spring Valley students participated virtually in the Clemson Calculus Challenge. Sparsho De placed tenth in the Individual Competition and Spring Valley placed second in the Team Competition. Congratulations to Team Members, Sparsho De, Yash Patel, Zachary Huang, and all Calculus AB & BC students who competed.
Viking Sports Update
2021 South Carolina Junior Academy of Science (SCJAS) Competition Awards Released
Sixty-nine Discovery magnet students submitted research papers and presented virtually at the 2021 South Carolina Junior Academy of Science (SCJAS) meeting held on April 17th. Our students earned a total of 55 awards for their hard work (see the full list here). Congratulations to all of our Discovery students for their dedication and resulting accomplishments. Also, a big congratulations and thank you to these students’ research teachers, Ms. Lindsey Rega, Mrs. Michelle Spigner, and Dr. Michelle Wyatt, who spent hours reading research papers, helping with experiments, and encouraging students to persevere!
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 https://tinyurl.com/SVsportmedaide or scan the QR code in the flyer below. For more information contact Ms. Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Semester 2 Exam Schedule & Senior Exam Schedule
UofSC Summer Seniors
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.
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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CLASS OF 2021 UPDATED SENIOR INFORMATION
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.
Due to the change in venue, the dates and times of graduations have changed to the following:
8 a.m. Spring Valley High
7 p.m. Ridge View High
8 a.m. Richland Northeast High
7 p.m. Blythewood High
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 www.richland2.org/livestream.
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.
Chief Communications Officer