Viking Update Post

May 5th Viking Update

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

SVHS Teacher Appreciation Week :Why Our Teachers Love Teaching & Words of Appreciation from our Viking Family

Teacher Superlatives

In Honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the School Counseling Department had students vote on Teacher Superlatives! Here are Monday’s winners:

Mrs. Erin Reeves for being the teacher most likely to “ASK FOR YOUR ID”

Mrs. Carmen Nazario for being the teacher who is the “Most Enthusiastic”

Mr. Franklin Davis for being the teacher who is the “Best StoryTeller”

Mr. Ken Adler for being the teacher who is “Most Likely to Win Jeopardy”

Mr. Nigel Turner for being the teacher to have the “Best Taste in Music”

Mrs. Tracy Watson for being the teacher who is “Most Quotable”

Mrs. Stephanie Thomas for being the teacher most likely to “Give Homework Over Break”

Mrs. Vaviel Crane for being the teacher who is the “Most Caffeinated”

Mr. Josh Drews for being the teacher most likely to “Make You Laugh”

Mrs. Christina Smith for being the teacher most likely to be “Mistaken for a Student”

Mrs. Kim Bouchey for being the teacher most likely to “Instill Fear”

Mrs. Melissa Dissinger for being the teacher most likely to “Travel The World”

Dr. Michelle Wyatt for being the teacher most likely to “Become President”

Mr. Link Graham for being the teacher most likely to “Break Out In Song and Dance”

Mrs. Olisa Ashford for being the teacher who is the “Most School Spirited”

Substitute Appreciation Week

Today at Spring Valley we celebrated one of our dedicated substitute teachers Mr. John Johnson. Mr. Johnson has been here every day since the beginning of the school year and are dedicated on helping educate our Viking Students. We appreciate all the time and work they put in everyday here at the Valley.

Signing Day

Congratulations to the following student-athletes and their families who are seeing a dream become reality. Fifteen athletes seized the opportunity to continue their academic and athletic careers on the collegiate level.  Fellow classmates, teachers, coaches, staff and family members filled the auditorium Wednesday, May 3rd at Spring Valley for their signing ceremony. We wish you continued success during your collegiate careers.

Poojith Reddy – Anderson University

Mya Sumter – Claflin University

Lacey McArthur – Spartanburg Methodist

Madison Entzminger – Columbia College

JaiDah Liebert – Spartanburg Methodist

Aubrie Evans – University of South Carolina

Layla Holmes – University of South Carolina

Jaden Bush – University of South Carolina

CJ Rich – Presbyterian

Alex China – Catawba College

Hayden Cunningham – Olivet College

Evan Javis – West Point

Jordan Chestnut – The Citadel

Zion Fuller – Allen University

Nigel Ancrum – University of Tennessee

CJ Banks – Methodist University

2023 SCMEA Orchestra

Congratulations to the following orchestra students! They participated in the 2023 SCMEA Orchestra Division Solo and Ensemble Festival on May 1st and 2nd, at Westwood High School. This is an adjudicated festival. They received the following ratings on their performances:

Jamie Campbell, Solo Viola- Excellent Rating

Khishi Jain, Solo Violin- Superior Rating

Ibrahim Jatoi, Solo Cello- Superior Rating

Salyia Salters, Solo Cello- Superior Rating

Sai Thumsi, Solo Violin- Excellent Rating

Kartik Valluri, Solo Violin- Superior Rating

India McQuirter and Myles Blair (Viola Duo)- Superior Rating

Nadira McFadden and Pedro Robertson (Violin/Bass Duo)- Superior Rating

Lodyn Drammeh, Tyler Williams, and Thomas Landon (Viola/Cello Trio)- Superior Rating

Nawal Smali, Mairin Ramon Castillo, and Immanie Jacques (Violin Trio)- Superior Rating

Patrick Li, Meghan Pasala, Ava Phelps, and Ibrahim Jatoi (String Quartet)- Superior Rating

Valley Girls Youth Basketball Camp


Yearbooks Are Almost Here!

There are less than 200 yearbooks left to sell. It could be a sell out year, so if you want a copy, make sure you purchase one at Books will be handed out in three weeks. Books can no longer be ordered on Parent Portal or at the fees office. Please use the website above to reserve a copy.

Senior Movie Voting

Kiss a Senior Goodbye!

Langford Elementary Senior Walk

Middle School Football Schedule

Football spring workouts for rising 9th graders will begin with practice on May 9-11 from 4:15-5:30. Please bring cleats and be prepared to be on the field. In order to participate you will need to have a physical uploaded into you Planet HS account. Workouts will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:15-5:15 in the Weight Room. Please go to the link to fill out information. Please contact head coach, Nygel Pearson for more info at

Virtual SC Spring Exams

SEMESTER 2 Exam Schedule

Report Scholarships & College Acceptances


Class of 2023 Graduation

Attendance Matters







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.