Varsity and JV Football Practice Canceled for Monday!

Varsity and JV football practice has been canceled for Monday, August 21st!

First Week of School - Schedule

**All students will receive an e-mail on Monday night with their homeroom (advisory) information (they can also see it on their schedule in PowerSchool).  Students will report directly to homeroom (advisory) on Tuesday, August 22.  The schedule for the week is below.**

**If you missed the Fresh Start Parent Meeting, information from that meeting will be sent out next week.**

First Week of School - Schedule:

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 
Advisory 8:40 – 8:55 
1st period 9:00 – 9:47 
2nd period 9:52 – 10:38 
3rd period 10:43 – 11:34 
4th period 11:39 – 12:25 
Lunch 12:25 – 1:00 
5th period 1:05 – 1:51 
6th period 1:56 – 2:42 
7th period 2:47 – 3:33 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 
Early Bird 7:30 – 8:25 
Advisory 8:40 – 8:55 
1st period 9:00 – 9:47 
2nd period 9:52 – 10:38 
3rd period 10:43 – 11:34 
4th period 11:39 – 12:25 
Lunch 12:25 – 1:00 
5th period 1:05 – 1:51 
6th period 1:56 – 2:42 
7th period 2:47 – 3:33 

Thursday August 24, 2017 
Early Bird 7:30 – 8:25 
Advisory 8:40 – 8:55 
1st period 9:00 – 9:47 
2nd period 9:52 – 10:38 
3rd period 10:43 – 11:34 
4th period 11:39 – 12:25 
Lunch 12:25 – 1:00 
5th period 1:05 – 1:51 
6th period 1:56 – 2:42 
7th period 2:47 – 3:33 

Friday, August 25, 2017 

Fresh Start 2017 - August 18, 2017

Fresh start 2017 - friday, august 18, 2017
*for new 9th graders and students new to sv*
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Parent Schedule
Auditorium 8:45 am - 10:00 am

Time
Content
Speaker
8:45-8:50
Introductions
Joe Paschal, Assistant Administrator
8:50-9:00
Welcome
Jeff Temoney, Principal
9:00-9:07
Building Logistics
Jim Childers, Assistant Principal
9:07-9:14
Technology/Communications/Testing
Stacey Baker, Assistant Principal
9:14-9:21
School Counseling
Bernice Spain, Director of School Counseling
9:21-9:28
Academics
Dr. Linda Silvernail, Assistant Principal
9:28-9:35
School Policies
Sean Glover, Assistant Principal
9:35-9:42
Student Services
Venesia Johnson, Social Worker
9:42-9:49
Athletics
Tim Hunter, Athletic Director
9:49-9:56
Health Services
Jennifer Hutter, School Nurse
9:56-
Q&A with parents
-all-

Student Schedule  
Starts/Ends in Main Gym 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

8:00 – 9:10 Gym open for student arrival
9:10 – 9:20 Dismiss to class
9:20 – 9:30 Homeroom
9:35 – 9:45 1st Period
9:50 – 10:00 2nd Period
10:05 – 10:15 3rd Period
10:20 – 10:30 4th Period
10:35 – 10:45 5th Period
10:50– 11:00 6th Period
11:05 – 11:15 7th Period
11:15 – 11:40 Lunch (free of charge to all students)
Pizza (pepperoni and cheese), fresh fruit, cookies, milk
11:45 – 12:07 Group A in Cafeteria; Group B in Gym
12:12 – 12:35 Group A in Gym; Group B in Cafeteria
12:40 - 1:00 Pep Rally in Gym

1:00 Dismiss from Gym to buses and car pick up

Students with green schedules are Group A students.
Students with gold schedules are Group B students.

The breakout session in the cafeteria will cover academic and disciplinary issues.
    Academic Issues:  Mrs. Bernice Spain, School Counselor Director
     Student Services:  Mrs. Venesia Johnson, School Social Worker
     Discipline Issues:  Mr. Sean Glover, Assistant Principal for Discipline

The breakout session in the gym will cover extracurricular activities and athletics.
    Health Room:  Mrs. Jennifer Hutter, School Nurse
     Extracurricular Activities:  Mrs. Olisa Ashford, Student Activities Director      
Athletics:  Mr. Tim Hunter, Athletic Director

Alive at 25! New Sessions Added!

In order to park at SVHS, a student must take the Alive @ 25 class sponsored by the SC Chapter of the National Safety Council. To sign up for the class you must sign-up online at the scalive@25 website. The cost of the class is $35 (there is an additional $3.00 charge for debit or credit transactions). Each class lasts 4 1/2 hours. These classes fill up quickly so please sign up ASAP. 

You may attend classes at any location offered on the website, you do not have to attend classes offered at Spring Valley.

We have added additional sessions at SVHS for your convenience on:

Tuesday, August 29th from 4:00-8:30 pm
Tuesday, September 5th from 4:00-8:30 pm  

All other classes at Spring Valley are full.

Former Spring Valley Student Spotlight: Tracy Oliver

Former Spring Valley student, Tracy Oliver, is working hard to make her dreams (keep) coming true!  While at Spring Valley, Tracy served as the student body president before heading off to the University of Southern California.  

She is currently a writer and actress, known most recently for co-writing Girls Trip, a movie directed by Malcolm Lee starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Tiffany Haddish.  She also co-wrote Barbershop:  The Next Cut.

Congratulations, Tracy!


Explorations Student Excels in American Chemical Society (ACS) Project SEED Program

On August 4, 2017, Spring Valley Explorations student, Laurel “Bailey” Evans, participated in an ACS Project Seed poster presentation at the University of South Carolina. 


Bailey Evans, Class of 2018, conducted summer research in the laboratory of Dr. Morgan Stefik, a professor in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at the University of South Carolina, through the program. Bailey’s research focused on the large scale synthesis and testing of block copolymers designed to be used in nanomaterials and alternative energy devices. Bailey’s research and presentation earned her the “2017 ACS Project SEED Program Best Poster Award.” Congratulations, Bailey!  

Senior Parking Lottery is Closed!

The Senior Parking Lottery is now CLOSED.  

Spaces will be randomly assigned Friday morning. Students will receive an e-mail with the Subject:  Senior Parking Lottery Results Friday afternoon with directions on how to proceed.

Joe Turbeville Football Jamboree - Tomorrow Night!

Come out to Irmo High School tomorrow night for the Joe Turbeville Football Jamboree.  Spring Valley plays Westwood at 5:30 pm.  Tickets are available for purchase in the Spring Valley Main Office for $6.00 until noon tomorrow.  Tickets are $8.00 at the gate. Come out for a pre-view of Spring Valley's 2017 Football team!  Go Vikings!

Fresh Start 2017 - August 18, 2017

Fresh start 2017 - friday, august 18, 2017
*for new 9th graders and students new to sv*
fresh start.jpg

Parent Schedule
Auditorium 8:45 am - 10:00 am

Time
Content
Speaker
8:45-8:50
Introductions
Joe Paschal, Assistant Administrator
8:50-9:00
Welcome
Jeff Temoney, Principal
9:00-9:07
Building Logistics
Jim Childers, Assistant Principal
9:07-9:14
Technology/Communications/Testing
Stacey Baker, Assistant Principal
9:14-9:21
School Counseling
Bernice Spain, Director of School Counseling
9:21-9:28
Academics
Dr. Linda Silvernail, Assistant Principal
9:28-9:35
School Policies
Sean Glover, Assistant Principal
9:35-9:42
Student Services
Venesia Johnson, Social Worker
9:42-9:49
Athletics
Tim Hunter, Athletic Director
9:49-9:56
Health Services
Jennifer Hutter, School Nurse
9:56-
Q&A with parents
-all-

 
Student Schedule  
Starts/Ends in Main Gym 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

8:00 – 9:10 Gym open for student arrival
9:10 – 9:20 Dismiss to class
9:20 – 9:30 Homeroom
9:35 – 9:45 1st Period
9:50 – 10:00 2nd Period
10:05 – 10:15 3rd Period
10:20 – 10:30 4th Period
10:35 – 10:45 5th Period
10:50– 11:00 6th Period
11:05 – 11:15 7th Period
11:15 – 11:40 Lunch (free of charge to all students)
Pizza (pepperoni and cheese), fresh fruit, cookies, milk
11:45 – 12:07 Group A in Cafeteria; Group B in Gym
12:12 – 12:35 Group A in Gym; Group B in Cafeteria
12:40 - 1:00 Pep Rally in Gym

1:00 Dismiss from Gym to buses and car pick up

Students with green schedules are Group A students.
Students with gold schedules are Group B students.

The breakout session in the cafeteria will cover academic and disciplinary issues.
    Academic Issues:  Mrs. Bernice Spain, School Counselor Director
     Student Services:  Mrs. Venesia Johnson, School Social Worker
     Discipline Issues:  Mr. Sean Glover, Assistant Principal for Discipline

The breakout session in the gym will cover extracurricular activities and athletics.
    Health Room:  Mrs. Jennifer Hutter, School Nurse
     Extracurricular Activities:  Mrs. Olisa Ashford, Student Activities Director      
Athletics:  Mr. Tim Hunter, Athletic Director

We Missed Orientation! What Do We Do?


SCHEDULES

Students who missed orientation can pick up a copy of their schedule in guidance Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm beginning August 7th.

Freshmen students will receive a copy of their schedule at Fresh Start on Friday, August 18th.

All students will receive a copy of their schedule on the first day of school.

FEES

Fees can be paid online through Parent Portal.