Yearbook Picture Day for 9th, 10th, & 11th Graders
Yearbook Picture Day is Thursday, October 21 in the MPR
The SAT/ ACT preparation course through Attest Test Prep is being offered this school year. It takes place on November 16th 2021 in person. The session is from 8:45 a.m.- 1:26 p.m. The concepts covered are Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Pre Calculus Grammatical Writing, Evidence Based Reading & Writing. Students will have breaks throughout and a half hour lunch break. Students can bring a lunch or bagged lunch will provided. Students attending the session will receive an excused absence for their participation. There are 75 slots available social distancing guidelines will be followed. FIRST COME FIRST SERVE !
HoneyBaked Ham Gift Cards
There is nothing more delicious than a HoneyBaked Ham during the holidays. The Spring Valley Women’s Soccer program is raising money to help pay for equipment and new gear for the upcoming soccer season. A portion of each sale goes directly to the Varsity and JV Women’s Soccer Team. Please consider buying a HoneyBaked gift card. You can use your HoneyBaked Gift Card to shop online or in-store at any HoneyBaked location nationwide.
Mr. Price and Mr. Rasberry designed a collaboration with Fundametals of computing, AP Computer Science and Engineering students. Using the title Robotics Rodeo, the students went through a round robin of coding, robotic design, and teamwork. The collaboration emphasized through paired programming.
The students were exposed to program objectives, input/outputs, electrical mechanical control, trouble shooting and testing. The collaboration seeks to develop a capstone robotic project, a competition requiring the students to use all of different elements.
Mr. Rasberry stated, “As CATE teachers we wanted to find more ways to connect the content to reality. Giving them the opportunity to touch and test the future right now.” Mr. Price stated “Through this exercise, our students learned the necessity of failure in the creative process, something that will benefit them in and out of school.”
The collaboration continues…
College Funding Series
Are you interested in playing kickball ?
We are considering forming a kickball club at Spring Valley. We need to know how many students would be interested in participating in the kickball club. If you are not interested, no need to reply. If you ARE interested, please click here and leave your contact information by 4:00 pm on Thursday, Oct. 21st.
VIKING TEACHER/STAFF OF THE MONTH
Who is your favorite Teacher & Support Staff Employee of The Month? Please take a moment to fill out the October nomination form that was emailed to students and parents. This October we are voting for your favorite English Teacher and Support Staff (Guidance). Voting will end on October 22nd at 4:00 pm. The winner for each month will be selected and announced at the designated time. Please note that your nomination letter will be shared with the teacher and classified employee selected.
Virtual Student Summit
Register at www.clemson.edu/virtualsummit
Key Club Anti-Bullying Month Activities!
Throughout October, Key Club will be hosting several activities to encourage students of Spring Valley to stand up against bullying and promote kindness! This Thursday, we will walk around the gym during lunch to encourage students to stand up against bullying! Key Club members will also be wearing orange ribbons to raise awareness! Join Key Club by encouraging your peers to help us stand against bullying by being kind!
The 2021 Yearbooks are Here!!!
The yearbooks are finally here! Extra copies are on sale through Parent Portal. Simply pay online and bring an electronic or paper copy of your receipt by D221 to pick up your book. Students who have preordered a copy have been sent an email and don’t need a receipt. Books are available before and after school each day. Help us spread the word to last year’s seniors…we need your help letting members of the Class of 2021 know that their senior book is finally back from the publishers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Spread The Word….
Calling All Vikings! Help us spread the word on all the great things happening at the Valley from Academics, Arts, Athletics, Student Activities and more. Click here and fill out this review survey on the Niche Website. Help us Spread The Word because everyone should know that the Valley is where EXCELLENCE resides.
MTC QUICK JOBS
If you are planning to take the ACT we encourage you to check out a variety of FREE resources offers by ACT. Stop by the College/Career Center if you have any questions!
SC Student Website for all things ACT: http://www.act.org/southcarolina
Saturday, October 30 – SAVE THE DATE: My Journey: High School to College and Career – Get notified when registration opens. Join us for this free, virtual event to learn from experts how to prepare for college and career—from finding scholarships to transitioning to life on campus and more!
After School Tutoring
We will offer both on campus and virtual tutoring options this year. Offering both platforms allows us to provide more options for students to get academic assistance after school. Please visit the SVHS Tutoring website for a complete schedule of the tutoring opportunities.
A special thank you goes out to the Spring Valley Education Foundation for funding this important initiative.