Quarter 1 Report Cards
We have officially finished the first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year. We appreciate the hard work from all of our teachers and students during the first quarter of the year. Teachers are busy finishing grading assignments and finalizing first quarter grades. Quarter 1 report cards will be handed out to students during their third-period classes on Thursday, October 28th. We also encourage our parents to regularly check the Parent Portal for current grade information.
Mrs. Jennifer Boykin, who uses the pen name Jennifer Bartell, will be having a virtual reading for the Furious Flower Poetry Center on October 29th at 2 p.m.
Halloween Costume Dress Day
Donate to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF through Key Club!
This week, Key Club members will be gathering donations for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF! Funds raised from Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF will be going towards The Eliminate Project, which supports the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus. Donations can be put in any Key Club member’s orange box that they will be carrying around throughout the week! All donations are greatly appreciated!
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 be 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.
College Funding Series
Green & Gold Literary Magazine
The Green & Gold, Spring Valley’s Literary Magazine, is accepting submissions of writing (poetry and prose) and art for its Fall 2021 edition. We are moving to a digital format for the first time this year! The Green & Gold staff is my Advanced Writer’s Workshop (The Sequel to Creative Writing) class.
Students can submit via the Google Form link on the flyer.
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 Wednesday morning, Key Club members will be writing encouraging and kind messages along the sidewalks of Spring Valley! Help Spring Valley Key Club stand against bullying by being kind!
Boo at 2
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.
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.