Viking Update Post

May 18th Viking Update

Congratulations to SV’s First Michelin Technical Scholars!

Theodore Foster
Pedro Ulengchong

Please join us in congratulating our 2 Michelin Technical Scholars, Theodore Foster, and Pedro Ulengchong.  These students received the highest scores on the Michelin Aptitude test that was administered in March.  Michelin Technical Scholars receive full scholarships to Midlands Technical College to major in Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics.  During their studies, they work as paid apprentices at Michelin.  Upon graduation and passing of the final aptitude exam, these students are offered full-time employment with Michelin as Reliability Engineers in the range of $60,000 annually.

Many congratulations to these students!



Scholarship Offers and College Acceptance DEADLINE MAY 19TH for Graduation Program

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Class of 2021, send in all your scholarship offers and college acceptances to Mrs. Bishton. The deadline for the graduation program will be May 19th, by 4pm. If we do not receive your scholarship information by 4pm on Wednesday, May 19th your information will not be included in the graduation program. 

Rising Freshman Virtual Information Night

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We would like to invite our Class of 2025 families to a Rising Freshman Virtual Information Night on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 5:30 pm.  Meeting details can be found on the SVHS Class of 2025- Virtual Information Night document.

We look forward to seeing everyone on May 19th!  

Summer Reading

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Collection Schedule 

Friday, May 219:30am – 11:30 am & 1:00pm – 3:00 pm
Wednesday, May 269:30am – 11:30 am & 1:00pm – 3:00 pm
Thursday, May 279:30am – 11:30 am & 1:00pm – 3:00 pm

Graduating SENIOR Procedures for Turning in Chromebooks

*Underclassmen will keep Chromebooks through the summer and will bring them back when school starts.

Prior to turning your Chromebook in you must do the following:

  1. Sign out, remove users, shut down the Chromebook, and charge it COMPLETELY. 
  2. Remove from case and gently wipe down Chromebook. 

(DO NOT bring your case. We do not want it and won’t take it.)

  1. Find your charger and wrap it up appropriately. Wrap your charger like this.

NOTE: If you do not bring your charger, you will be charged $25.00. We will only take your charger WITH your Chromebook. You cannot turn in a Chromebook one day and a charger another day. We will not reverse fees later. Insurance does not cover lost chargers.

Wifi Hotspot

Are you a senior with a Wifi Hotspot? If so, you will need to turn it in with your Chromebook or a $50 charge will be added to your fees. Make sure that it has the cord and hotspot included. Missing parts will be added to fees accordingly.

Important Considerations

*If you still need your Chromebook to complete assignments like AP exams, credit recovery, etc., DO NOT turn your Chromebook in until they are finished. We can’t give a Chromebook back to you after you return it.

**If you do not turn in your Chromebook by the last designated day, you will  be charged $350.00. (If you need your Chromebook for summer school and want to turn it in later, we can work with you.)

Chromebook Repairs for Underclassmen

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Attention SVHS Underclassmen: If you have damages or problems with your Chromebook and want to have it repaired prior to summer break, please bring it to the Tech Office in the Multipurpose Room before May 20th.
Tech Office Hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30am-3:30pm. We are located outside the MPR on the second floor.


  • If you have a Chromebook that requires a repair and you are an in-person student, you may bring it to the Tech Office before class or at lunch on a day when you are at SHVS.
  • You may also bring it during class with a pass from a teacher. 


  • We ask that virtual students not miss live classes to visit the tech office. 
  • If you are a virtual student, you may bring it between 8:30 am – 9 am Monday – Thursday or 12-3:30 on 1/2 day Fridays.
  • On asynchronous days you may bring it between 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

*Please keep in mind that Chromebook insurance only covers your FIRST incident of damage. The fees on the chart below will apply to any school-issued Chromebook if you did not purchase or have already used the Chromebook insurance this school year

Richland 2 Repair and Replacement Cost Chart

To reduce the potential burden to students and parents, and to simplify the assessment of costs for schools, the cost schedule is generalized into major, minor, and cosmetic charges. Costs are based on our current models. It is possible that lower-cost options are available through third parties in some cases, but we can not accept substitutes or alternative repair proposals. Loss is not covered by insurance.

Full Replacement CostFor loss, theft or in cases where damage is so severe that repair is not cost effective.$350
Major RepairFor damage to the screen, system board and/or multiple damages reported in the same instance.$150
Minor RepairFor damage to all other components.$75
CosmeticFor minor cosmetic damage which in no way affects the operation of the device, and will not be repaired.$25
Swappable Items (Not covered by insurance)Power Adapter and CableProtective Carry Case$25
Replacement Tags (Not covered by insurance)Removal or damage of asset (IT tags/barcodes) or other informational tags or markings. Not covered by insurance.$5

Senior Athletic Recognition Night

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R2 HS Orchestra Virtual Information Meeting

Dear Parents and Students (Rising 9th Graders ONLY):

Come and meet your child’s High School Orchestra Teacher Monday, May 24th at 6:00 pm. We encourage everyone to pre-register for this event. There will be an opportunity to speak with your teacher and to ask them questions and to see who can tell the best bad jokes. We will try our best to answer all your questions about joining High School Orchestra. Please click here to pre-register for this event. If you have any questions, please contact the HS Lead Orchestra Teacher, Phillip Pagal at or 803-699-2999 ext. 84243. We look forward to seeing you. 

6pm, HS Information Meeting
Monday, May 24 · 6:00 – 7:00pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link:
Or dial: ‪(US) +1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪445 643 830 0978‬#
More phone numbers:

Junior Essay Writing Workshop

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CLASS of 2022
College/Scholarship Essay Writing Session for Jrs.
Time: May 20, 2021, 06:00 PM

Essays provide you the opportunity to highlight more about yourself when applying to colleges and universities. In this session, UofSC Admissions staff will provide you with tangible tips and confidence as you tackle your college essays during the application process. You do not have to be planning to attend UofSC to participate. This is open to all Richland Two Juniors and parents.

Registration link:


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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


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STEP Science Technology Enrichment Program

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