Viking Update Post

February 24th Viking Update

SV Black History Assembly 2023

Spring Valley High School celebrated Black History Month by holding a special assembly on February 23rd. Special thanks go to our guest speaker, Mr. Chris Dinkins, for sharing his words of inspiration with our students. Click the video above for a brief recap.

Miss Spring Valley 2023

Congratulations to all of the Miss Spring Valley Pageant contestants and chairs on a successful pageant this past Sunday! All contestants displayed their grace, intelligence and talent on stage. Their hard work and dedication truly paid off! Here is a complete list of all Miss Spring Valley Titleholders and Award Winners!

Delaney Garrett – Miss Spring Valley, Miss Viking Spirit and Miss Congeniality

Halee Whicker – Miss Senior

Harmonie Frederick – Miss Junior

Kierra Merriweather – Miss Sophomore, Grand Talent Winner, People’s Choice Winner and Photogenic Award Winner

Sidney Stanmore – Miss Freshman

Sophia Protopapas – Judges’ Interview Award Winner

Rayne Berry – Evening Gown & Onstage Question Winner

Spring Valley’s Got Talent, the 2023 Faculty Talent Show

On Friday, February 17, the Spring Valley Chapter of the National Honor Society hosted their inaugural Spring Faculty Talent Show. Ryan Shelton was the hilarious and entertaining Master of Ceremony. The performers included Ms. Stuart, Ms. Edwards, Mr. Parnell, Mr. Graham, Chef Collins, Dr. Wells, Mr. Gravidez, and Ms. Crane. The faculty performers were outstanding! Ms. Crane took home the first place trophy with her beautiful piano performance. NHS students worked hard to prepare for the event that will benefit the patients at Life Care Rehabilitation Center and the Spring Valley students and families in need. Thank you to everyone who made this event not only possible but also successful.

National Honor Society Scholarship

Congratulations CATHY TANG for being selected as a National Semifinalist for the National Honor Society Scholarship!

As a National Semifinalist, Cathy will receive a scholarship award of $3,200 which can be used at her accredited U.S. college or university of choice. She has served well as President of the Spring Valley Chapter of the National Honor Society and she will continue to make an impact through scholarship, service, leadership, and character in college and beyond.

Cathy, thank you for all that you do for our school and community. Spring Valley and the NHS are proud to stand with you as you take the next step in your education journey!

SOAR Registration is Coming Soon!

Are you thinking about Summer Opportunities for Academic Readiness (SOAR)? 

Secondary SOAR will be held July 10-20th  (Monday-Thursday) for middle and high school students. Parents will be able to register students for SOAR in the Parent Portal. SOAR registration will be open from March 1st until March 9th.

Locations will be combined this year to assist with staffing needs. Bus transportation will be available if students need transportation. If your student needs transportation to attend, please choose bus transportation when you register in Parent Portal.

Middle school SOAR will be offered at three locations: Muller Road, Longleaf and Dent Middle School. (rising 6th graders-rising 8th graders)

MRM and BMS will be combined and hosted at MRM.

LMS, SPM and KMM will be combined and hosted at LMS.

DMS and ELW will be combined and hosted at DMS.

Instructional Focus: English-Language Arts, Math and AVID 

Instructional Day: 8:30-1:00 PM

High school SOAR will be offered at Westwood and Ridge View High.  (rising freshmen)

WHS and BHS will be combined and hosted at WHS.

SVHS, RNE and RVHS will be combined and hosted at RVHS. 

Instructional Focus: English I, Algebra and Personal Health 

Instructional Day: 9:00-1:00

Registration begins March 1st and ends on March 9th.

Squeaky Clean Soaps

The Service Learning Class will be collecting orders on Homemade Soap. This month, our limited edition soap is “Peppermint Cedar”. Use the QR Code to order ahead and beat the rush or come to D-120 Fridays before/after school and during lunch!

2023 Prom Ticket Sales

Richland School District 2 Black History Month Honoree Recognition Program

JOIN US: Help celebrate our Black History Month honorees at this year’s Honoree Program! February 27th at 6PM. This event is FREE. Held at R2i2, 763 Fashion Drive. Register for tix:

Spring Valley High School Mrs. Bartell Boykin will be honored. Mrs. Boykin promotes the appreciation and knowledge of poetry in youth in Columbia, SC. We are grateful for her contributions to Black history and culture.

4th Quarter Junior Privilege

A second-semester junior is eligible for off-campus lunch provided that he/she meets specific qualifications and does not violate school policies pertaining to the Responsibilities Earns Privileges Program. Once earning the privilege to leave campus at lunch, the student will forfeit it for the remainder of the year if she/he is suspended for any reason or earns a D or F at the end of the grading period. “Junior Privilege” does not entitle student-parking privileges. Any student leaving campus is expected to represent Spring Valley High School in an exemplary manner characteristic of Viking behavior and academics.

Junior Privilege Application

Applications are Due by March 24th to Ms. Blue, in the Library.

Auditions for 10 minute Plays

Come audition for the 10 minute play festival! All shows are directed by Spring Valley Theater Students. The performance is May 10th @ 6:30pm. You will be given pieces of a script to read from at the audition. If you have any questions please email Victoria Curtis, Theater teacher.

Moe’s Taco Kit Fundraiser

Welcome to Moe’s- Fundraiser! Order your premade Taco Kits at the link below-the Taco Kits (feeds 4-6) for $39.99, ​with ground beef, chicken and our FAMOUS QUESO! For each kit sold $5 will be donated back to our Women’s Soccer Team! If we get over 51 kits sold then, $10 will be given back to Spring Valley High Women’s Soccer. ORDER TODAY!

Senior Tributes for the 2023 Yearbook

Palmetto Girls State


SVEF Auction : Back to 80s Party

Class of 2023 Graduation

Save the Date! : PROM 2023

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

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.