4th Annual Multicultural Food & Arts Festival

Bring your whole family to the 4th Annual Multicultural Food & Arts Festival on Saturday, March 14th from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Spring Valley High School. Enjoy music and dance performances, homemade ethnic dishes, an international fashion show, henna painting, origami and more as we celebrate SV's diversity and talent.  Admission $3 adults, $2 children (6 and older) or $10 for a family of any size. This event is sponsored by the Spring Valley Education Foundation. All proceeds go directly to the classroom to support academic needs, the Free After School Tutoring & Testing Program, and much more. Forms are attached to contribute an ethnic dish for the “Tasting”, rent a booth to sell non-food items or promote your endeavor or to provide entertainment at the festival. Call Christine Wells in the Foundation office at (803) 699-3500 x. 69061 for information. Click here for forms to contribute an ethnic dish, rent a booth or provide entertainment.

Congratulations Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winner

Congratulations to Gillian Herrin who has been recognized with a Regional Award in The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2015, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Gillian Herrin received Gold Key for a personal essay/memoir titled "Brat Meets World" and she also received Silver Key for a short story titled "Golden Hour" and poetry titled "I Swear I'm an Architect". This is a remarkable achievement for her.  Her work was recognized by a panel of creative professionals as the most outstanding work submitted among her peers. In 2015, more than 300,000 works were submitted to The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards nationwide.  Only the top 40% receive some level of regional recognition (Gold Key, Silver Key or Honorable Mention). Hats off to Gillian!

College Representative Visits

The following college representatives will be visiting Spring Valley during the month of March. Students can register to meet with the representatives by signing up through Naviance or contacting Mrs. Dickerson at hdickerson@richland2.org.

TODAY, March 4th- University of Tennessee, Knoxville @ 11:00
Friday, March 13th- University of Alabama, Huntsville @ 9:30 
Tuesday, March 17th- University of North Greenville @ lunch
Wednesday, March 25th- The Paul Mitchell School @ lunch 

Girls Basketball State Championship Game Tickets on Sale

Spring Valley will play Goose Creek in the girls basketball state championship game on Friday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Colonial Life Arena. Tickets are on sale for $10 in the Main Office at Spring Valley from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm through lunch on Friday and the Colonial Life Arena. Tickets can also be purchased from Ticketmaster for an additional fee. 

Spring Valley students, faculty and staff will receive a voucher for a free t-shirt when they purchase a ticket. One voucher per student, faculty or staff member. The voucher can be redeemed for your free t-shirt on Friday, March 6th during lunch in the atrium. We will not replace lost/stolen vouchers. 

Remaining t-shirts will go on sale for $10 each for anyone who wants to purchase additional t-shirts AFTER lunch on Friday. If you don't redeem your voucher at lunch, then you may not get your t-shirt.

See you at the Colonial Life Arena on Friday!

Viking Sports Wrap

Varsity Boys Soccer
Varsity boys opened up season play with a 4-1 win over RNE. Goals by Chris Weidner, Jake Hamilton, Antonio Bisbal, and Todd Thomas. 

The boys looked good out there. Good ball movement and tough play against a dogged RNE side. Next match up is Wednesday, March 4th against archrival Irmo.

Spring Valley Key Club Interest Meeting

The newly forming Spring Valley Key Club will hold it's first official meeting March 5th during lunch in room E303. We will discuss membership criteria and upcoming events, and would love to have students interested in serving our community!

If you would like more information but are unable to attend, please email Mrs. Broome, Mrs. Dilley, Mrs. Hatter or Ms. Valentie for details!

Student Council Interest Meeting