Our Mission, Vision and Values

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“To Inspire and Equip.” During this academic year you’ll hear those words time and again throughout the District. With a new Mission, Vision and Values statement in hand, we’re excited about advancing our goal to be the District of choice in Spartanburg and we are committed in our focus to inspire and equip our students for meaningful lives of leadership and service as world citizens.
This is a unique time in the history of our District. We are leading on a number of fronts and poised for ongoing growth. From our nationally recognized 1:1 technology initiative called Seven Ignites to the increasingly strong outcomes of our graduating seniors – the cumulative effect of all that we do shines in the countless success stories of our children, the impressive contributions of our teachers and staff and the continued support of a community that has long prized excellence in education. With a momentous year ahead, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and keep an eye on the District 7 website for timely news and information.
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Spartanburg High ranked among America’s top high schools

Spartanburg High ranked among America’s top high schools
For the 6th consecutive year, SHS has been named by The Washington Post as one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. SHS is one of 11 in the state to make the Post’s annual list, which identifies high schools that are excelling in preparing students for college-level work. The news magazine collected data on more than 22,000 schools for the report, which for the second time time included graduation rates as a factor in the rankings.
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Luke Martin Named US Presidential Scholars Semifinalist

Luke Martin Named US Presidential Scholars Semifinalist
When Luke Martin puts on his cap and gown for graduation in two weeks, he’s likely to blend in with the rest of his classmates. But, as anyone who knows him will tell you, Luke Martin stands in a class of his own. With a stellar academic career at Spartanburg High School and a resume of accomplishments that reflects his prowess in and out of the classroom, Martin can also claim the distinction of being named one of only 17 semifinalists in South Carolina to be singled out for the nation’s prestigious United States Presidential Scholars Program.
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Graduating Senior Point to What’s Next

Graduating Senior Point to What’s Next
Each year, our graduates are accepted by some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities and this year’s class is no exception. Our 2017 Vikings are headed for such notable schools as Centre College, Clemson, Converse, Davidson, Duke, Furman, Georgetown, Oxford College at Emory, Pratt, Sewanee, UCLA, UNC Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania, University of Richmond, University of South Carolina, University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Washington and Lee, Wheaton and Wofford College, just to name a few.
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Deputy Superintendent Terry Pruitt Honored by SCASA

Deputy Superintendent Terry Pruitt Honored by SCASA
Dr. Terry Pruitt will wear a new title for the coming academic year after being named today as the 2017 South Carolina District Level Administrator of the Year. Pruitt, who serves as the Deputy Superintendent, was honored this week by SCASA.
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A Hero’s Welcome for Navy ET Orner

A Hero’s Welcome for Navy ET Orner
It was nothing short of a hero’s welcome for Navy Petty Officer Taylor Orner when he arrived at Pine Street School and joined Ms. Susan Holcombe’s third-grade ODYSSEY class on Thursday, April 27. After months of sending letters, the students were finally able to take turns asking the 25-year-old Navy electronics technician questions. The class had been writing to Orner where he is stationed in Bahrain.
Orner expressed his appreciation that the children from Pine would take the time to write and said their support had been invaluable. And as for the kids themselves and the impression made by Oner’s visit, the exuberance in their voices and in their eyes said it all.
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Calendar

Calendar Codes: JBE-Jesse Boyd | WHC-Chapman | CAL-Cleveland| | HES-Houston | PSS-Pine Street
TOD-E.P. Todd | MHW-Mary H. Wright | CMS-Carver Middle School
MMS-McCracken Middle School | SHS-Spartanburg High
ELC – Early Learning Center | MTS-McCarthy/Teszler School

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