Message from the Superintendent

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As you look through this site, you will see many reasons for our pride and excitement about what the future holds.
District Seven celebrated another year of tremendous accomplishment as a result of the caliber of our students in the area of arts, activities, athletics, and academics.
First and foremost, our successful launch of Seven Ignites the bold, comprehensive restructuring/ transformation initiative which has positioned the district for future growth and innovation.
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7 Shares, Cares and DARES!

7 Shares, Cares and DARES!
Primed with excitement and sporting their pride, the District 7 team of teachers and staff donned their individual school colors and celebrated the start of a new academic year with the annual back-to-school program known as 7Shares on Thursday, August 14. The 1200 employees of the District packed the Spartanburg High School gym for a morning of inspiration, motivation, and recognition.
Bobbi Kennedy, Special Projects Director with ETV, brought special recognition to Adam Babcock, technology integration specialist at Spartanburg High School, for being named a 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator. After a nationwide search, Adam was selected as one of only 100 educators from across the country and the only one in South Carolina. He was chosen for his passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom.
Praised for their commitment in the classroom, 13 teachers were honored as the top educator in their school with the District Teacher of the Year award going to Marquice Clark from the Cleveland Academy of Leadership. Eleven first-year teachers were also honored for outstanding performance during their induction year. Leslie Sloan from Spartanburg High School was awarded the Crystal Apple - the top award for a new teacher.
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General Award of Excellence

General Award of Excellence
District Seven celebrates another year of tremendous accomplishment as a result of the caliber of our students in the area of athletics. Spartanburg High School has been honored with the prestigious General Excellence Award in Athletics, sponsored by the Spartanburg Herald Journal, for its team and individual accomplishments including state and region titles. Our Vikings had a strong season across the board, winning our first 4A state championship in boys tennis and taking state runner-up finishes in girls golf and boys swimming. Our teams also earned state titles in girls golf, boys tennis and girls track and field. This is the second time in three years, SHS has claimed the award. We are so very proud of our students, parents and coaches.

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator
Adam Babcock, technology integration specialist at Spartanburg High School, has been named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator. After a nationwide search, Adam was selected as one of only 100 educators from across the country and the only one in South Carolina. He was chosen for his passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom. Over this past year, Adam trained and coached 9-12th grade teachers on technology integration opportunities as the district implemented its one-to-one MacBook Air and iPad deployment to over 4,200 students.
Over the course of the 2014-2015 school year, Adam will work with his peers thoughtout the country and share strategies around digital media integration. This yearlong professional development program will foster and grow a community of tech-savvy educators that will serve as ambassadors for integrating best practices in digital learning in classrooms across the country.
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Dr. Booker Receives Top Honor

Superintendent Dr. Russell Booker has been named the 2015 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). Dr. Booker’s hard work, high integrity, and great ability have left an indelible imprint on the young people of our community and all of us in District 7. We are truly proud of Dr. Booker!
In a press release from SCASA it was noted -
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Three Schools Earn Palmetto Gold, Silver Awards

The State Department of Education and the South Carolina’s Education Oversight Committee have announced three schools are the recipient of a state Palmetto Gold or Silver Award for the 2013-14 school year. The Palmetto Awards program honors schools for att

Terrific Kids Announced

Students representing elementary schools from across Spartanburg County were recognized for their good character and citizenship Thursday morning at the Kiwanis Club’s 25th annual Terrific Kid of the Year luncheon. The honorees from Spartanburg School Dist
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Calendar

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

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