Viking Update Post

February 10th Viking Update

Spring Valley Seniors Named Candidates for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Top Row L-R (Carson Aycock, Madison Han and Jacob Stoll)
Bottom Row L-R (Cathy Tang and Sai Siddharth Thumsi)

Carson Aycock, Madison Han, Jacob Stoll, Cathy Tang and Sai Siddharth Thumsi have been selected as a candidates for the 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.

Candidates will learn in mid-April if they are among the 800 students who will be named semifinalists. In early May, the U.S. Presidential Scholars will be announced, and winners will be honored in Washington, D.C. Application to the program is by invitation only. Students are selected based on broad academic achievement; academic and artistic scholarship in the visual arts, the performing arts or creative writing; or outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in career and technical education fields.

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors.

Spring Valley Named a National Magnet School of Excellence

Congratulations Vikings!! Again this year, Spring Valley was named a National Magnet School of Excellence and will receive a Merit Award from the Magnet Schools of America organization. Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Wyatt, Ms. Kim Bouchey, our magnet teachers, our students, and the entire SV faculty and staff. This is such a huge honor and recognition. Our magnets programs have earned a merit award every year since 2017. #TraditionOfExellenceContinues

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year

Mr. Julian Hale has been named our 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year. Congratulations, we know you will make us proud and represent Spring Valley well.

School Counseling Appreciation Week

Happy School Counseling Week to our school counselors and the entire staff in the School Counseling Office for all you do for our students and our school. We appreciate Ms. Bishton, Ms. Bronson, Ms. DeLeon, Ms. Draft, Ms. Johnson, Ms. Wright, Ms. Bright, Ms. Coleman, Ms. Darby, Ms. O’Dell, Ms. Spain, Mr. DuRant, Ms. Riester, Mr. Scriven, Mrs. Seymore and Mr. Joyner. 

Thank you to Spring Valley Baptist for supporting our counseling department this week by providing them with lunch from Chick-Fil-A. When our partners step in to encourage and show appreciation everyone wins!

2023 Scholastic Award Recipients

Gold Key Winners L-R (Hanna Jatoi, Alana Moonan, and Reese Morgan)

Congratulations to our Spring Valley 2023 Scholastic Award Recipients.
These works were selected from across all of the Southeast region states, the Gold Medal awards will go on to compete nationally.

Ella Harmon

  • Memory Project PortraitHonorable Mention, Painting
  • PrismaHonorable Mention, Painting

Hanna Jatoi

  • Heaven 2.0Gold Key, Printmaking

Rachel Mendez Joachin

  • RevelationsHonorable Mention, Printmaking
  • SanctumHonorable Mention, Printmaking

Alana Moonan

  • I’m Cool with Whatever, Gold Key, Printmaking

Reese Morgan

  • Tea PartyGold Key, Comic Art
  • QueenHonorable Mention, Printmaking

Senior Tributes for the 2023 Yearbook

Palmetto Girls State


SVHS Volleyball Interest Meeting

Buy a Carnation!

Honeybun for Your Honey

SVEF Auction : Back to 80s Party

Miss Spring Valley Pageant

Class of 2023 Graduation


Save the Date! : PROM 2023

Spring Valley’s Got Talent

Attendance Matters


The annual Richland 2 Hackathon is scheduled to be March 3rd at R2i1. Nate O’Neill has sent out this script to announce it to students:

Students! Friday, March 3, you can participate in an all-day event at R2i2!

You will work through the design thinking process to hack a problem in your school or community! You are in charge of making a real CHANGE!

This is open to all high school students, and we’d love to see you there.

Transportation, Lunch, and Dinner are provided! For more information, check out a flyer around campus! Come see Mrs. Zweimiller in D204 for permission forms. These are due back no later than February 24th!






Spring College Fair

Women’s Basketball Schedule

Boy’s Basketball Schedule

Boys Lacrosse Schedule



ParentSquare for Parents

StudentSquare for Students


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.