Viking Update Post

April 20th Viking Update

Prom Tickets at the Door

STUCO Elections

Due to a glitch in the original application and the lack of responses, we have extended the application deadline for STUCO officer positions. The new application deadline is May 3rd. The new campaign week will be May 9-12th with Elections taking place on Friday; May 13th. Please fill out this application if you have interest in running for a class officer position for the 2022-2023 school year. Remember that if you are a current class officer and plan to run for an officer position next year, you do need your advisor to sign off. For Freshman and Sophomores, that would be Ryan Shelton and for Juniors that would be Victoria Curtis.



Seniors, it is that time!!! You can begin making your nominations for this year’s senior superlatives. First and Last names must be included on the form. The deadline for this is May 6th, so the results can be tallied. The top 2/3 will be added to a final voting form. Please email with any questions.



The powderpuff game has been rescheduled for Thursday; April 28th from 5-6:30 at Ben Stern Soccer Field.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Attention parents & community members: SVHS will be hosting a blood drive on April 22nd in the AUX gym. The need for blood is greater than ever before. Spring Valley High School was a TOP contributor of blood in years past. Please come and support this worthy cause.

Sign Up Deadline:  April 21

Sign-Up HERE for the Blood Drive scheduled for April 22

**Please note: Students 16+ who wish to donate should not use the sign-up link. They need to make their appointment at the Tech Bar located on the 2nd-floor atrium.


Let’s join Richland School District two in honoring the sacrifices made by our military students and families by participating in Military Students and Families Spirit Week


Submissions for the Senior Slideshow will be accepted starting April 1st.  This is one of the highlights of the Senior Assembly. The cost for submission is $3 for one photo and $5 for three photos. Payment can be made to Ms. Bouchey in C-222. In the past seniors have turned in a series of pictures – baby, middle years, and a current picture – or some friend pics. No selfies! The deadline for submission is April 28th, but the sooner they are submitted, the better! **Please note that Ms. Bouchey will be out of town the week of April 18-22 so please plan accordingly. Please use this link to submit your photos.

SVHS Mediation for Students

Do you and your friend have a difference of opinion or maybe find it hard to get along?

If you would like to seek a resolution, fill out the SVHS Mediation Form to receive an appointment.

Remember all parties must agree to come.

SVHS School Counseling Department


Senior Drop-In

Richland Library invites local high school seniors to drop in at one of our 5 participating locations between April 11 and April 30 to celebrate Decision Day. Students can grab a friend and snap a picture with college or career-focused books while wearing college t-shirts or holding acceptance letters. Seniors will also have access to a #DecisionDay2022 prop as well.

Participating locations include:

· Richland Library Blythewood (218 McNulty St., 29016)

· Richland Library Lower Richland (9019 Garners Ferry Rd., 29061)

· Richland Library North Main ( 5306 North Main St., 29203)

· Richland Library Sandhills (763 Fashion Dr., 29229)

· Richland Library St. Andrews (2916 Broad River Road, 29210)

National Decision Day

National Decision Day is May 1, 2022. On Decision Day, graduating seniors around the country will share photos to social media announcing their post-graduation plans. Whether college or career bound, Richland Library is excited to be a part of local students’ decision day stories.

Tag us on Social Media!

We want to amplify your announcements. Tag Richland Library in your Decision Day announcements on May 1.


Congratulations!! Graduation day is almost here and we are excited to begin the celebration! Please review the below information and links for details on your big day. We look forward seeing everyone on Thursday, June 2nd at 8:00 am!



Richland County Junior Deputy Program

Richland County is accepting applicants ages 15-21 for their Junior Deputy Program – the Explorers.  For more information and to apply, reach out to Gabriel Johnson at 803-665-7540.  Eligible students should have no criminal record.

SPRING & SUMMER ’22 Internship Opportunities

SPRING & SUMMER ’22 Internship Opportunities

Full Time Career Opportunities

Full-Time Career Opportunities

Elective Changes for 2022-2023

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The 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference


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Sparkleberry Lane Construction

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We wanted to let all of our families know that we will be experiencing some traffic issues on Sparkleberry Lane in front of the school over the next 2-3 months.  Richland County will be making updates to the gas lines, storm drains, and adding sidewalks.  Work crews will do their best to minimize the impact to arrival and departure times at school.  If you are a car rider or student driver, we strongly encourage you to arrive early to school to make sure you are on time for class.

After School Tutoring

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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.

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