This Is South Pointe

November 29 - December 3

School Choice Application Opens December 1st

Students already attending SPHS would not need to complete a choice application. This only applies to students who would be coming from 8th to 9th grade.

The application window opens Tuesday, December 1st. The application is completely digital and will be accessible via the district's Choice website

Our Stallion Football Team is Headed to State!

Enjoy a Highlight reel of our Upper State Championship game!!

Click below for information on our state championship game!!

State Championship Game Day Shirts!

We are working on a Game Day Shirt design. please

They will be pre-order only. All information will be shared Monday!

Theater Booster Club to Meet Monday @ 7pm

Monday (11/29) night at 7pm is our Booster Meeting! Below is our link and password.

Password: thespian1

Make Up School Information

The State Department of Education has reinstated the Seat Time Policy for the 2021-2022 school year. This means that FA's (Failure due to absences) have returned as well. Students who have been absent more than 6 times from a class, will need to attend Make Up School in order to receive credit for the class. The only absences that do not count towards the 6 absences are those absences directly related to COVID, where the nurse communicated a need to quarantine or isolate or students out for a school sponsored trip/activity

Make Up School sessions are $20 per session. The dates for make up school are as follows:

October 16th 8:00am- 4:00pm

October 20th 4:00pm-7:00pm

October 27th 4:00pm- 7:00pm

November 3rd 4:00pm-7:00pm

November 6th 4:00pm-7:00pm

November 17th 4:00pm-7:00pm

December 1st 4:00pm-7:00pm

December 8th 4:00pm-7:00pm

December 18th 8:00am-4:00pm

Mrs. Gamble will begin notifying students on 10/4 if they need to attend Make Up School. She will be sending Canvas messages to students with the number of hours that they will need to make up. Failure for students to make up this time, will result in them not receiving credit for the course.

If you have any questions concerning Make Up School, please contact Mrs. Gamble (803-980-2116 or

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SCDE Communications Contact: Ellen Dunn S.C. Department of Education and S.C. State Library Announce Partnership to Provide Virtual Tutoring Support to South Carolina Students

Columbia, S.C. - Today, the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina State Library (SCSL) announced a $1.5 million partnership to address the continuing academic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership will span the next three years and is funded through the American Rescue Plan's Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER).

"The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a need for students, especially our students in high poverty areas of the state to access individual assistance for help with unfinished learning," said State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. "This partnership with the South Carolina State Library and will allow families additional, high-quality academic assistance at no cost."

Recently released assessment data indicates a need for high-dosage tutoring for both students performing on grade level who need additional assistance and those who are having academic difficulty and are at-risk of not meeting on-time graduation requirements.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Department of Education on providing to South Carolina students. has proven to be an effective addition to our K-12 Discus resources” said SCSL Agency Director Leesa Aiken. “Tutors meet students where they are and provide individual attention that is not rushed or judged. This approach deepens their ability to more effectively learn and retain the knowledge gained.” is available for families 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Students will have access to highly-qualified tutors in over 200 subject areas. In addition to individual tutoring, provides a service for administering practice tests to determine if students are on the trajectory for content mastery as well as submit writing assignments for review and feedback. Further, in addition to improving grades, tutors of assist with time management and planning strategies.

Participants will access through Discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library at and may engage in the number of sessions needed to meet their academic goal for improvement.

Writing Scholarship Contests for Students

If your student enjoys writing, they may be able to win one of these contests/scholarships.

NAFEPA Scholarship Application for Seniors (Due December 8th)

Haiku Poetry Contest WAI for high school (Due December 17th)

MLK Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors (Due December 20th)

Yearbook & Senior Ad Purchases

Click here to be able to view order forms for yearbooks or senior ads.

Mark Your Calendars

Monday, November 29:Theater Booster Meeting @ 7pm(Virtually)

Wednesday, December 1: Make Up School 4:00-7:00pm Media Center

Wednesday, December 8: Make Up School 4:00-7:00pm Media Center

Thursday, December 9: Club Pictures during 4th block

Monday, December 12: PEARLS Induction 6:00pm Media Centers

Tuesday, December 13: School Improvement Council 5:30pm (Virtually)

Saturday, December 18: Make Up School 8:00am - 4:00pm Media Center

Tuesday, December 21: First Semester Final Exams

Tuesday, December 21: Academic Booster Club Meeting 6:00pm (Virtually)

Wednesday, December 22: First Semester Final Exams (students dismissed at the end of 2nd block)

Thursday, December 23 - Tuesday, January 4th: Winter Break (students return Wednesday, January 5th)

Saturday, April 23: Prom 2022