SPHS WEEKLY UPDATES 11/14-11/19

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Progress Reports, 11/16: Please be sure to check canvas for you student's current course progress. All grades will be up to date for your review by Wednesday, November 16th. Please contact teachers with any questions or concerns.

The Academic Booster Club to Meet This Tuesday!

The Academic Booster Club meeting will be held this Tuesday, November 15th at 5:30 in the Media Center. You may also join via Zoom using the link below.

https://rockhillschools.zoom.us/j/7717846152?pwd=dzYvUkVsRjlNWW1IWDV2RVVpSzRsQT09

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Updates from the School Counseling Department

Junior IGP Meetings will begin Monday, November 14th. If you have not received the invitation letter with your student's meeting date and time, please contact your student's assigned counselor. We ask students and parents to review the course selection information prior to your scheduled meeting and come prepared with a tentative list of course selections for the 2023-2024 school year. Click here for more details.


Senior Job Shadow/College Visit Day Verification Forms are due by Thursday, November 17th in order for the absence to be excused. Forms can be dropped off in the Guidance Office. Click here to access a form or stop by the Guidance or Admin Office for a hard copy.


Seniors are reminded to submit their Jostens orders online at www.jostens.com. Winter Grads should place their order no later than November 25th to ensure items will be received in time for the ceremony.


NOTE - The only items seniors must purchase in order to participate in the ceremony are the cap, gown, tassel, and diploma cover. These items are packaged together in the Cap and Gown Unit.


Final SAT/ACT Test Dates for 2022

Below are the final test dates for this year. Students can still register for an additional late fee. If you are eligible for a fee waiver this will cover the late fee as well. See Mr. Rogers in Guidance regarding fee waiver eligibility.


December 3rd SAT - Late Registration Deadline Nov. 22nd

Register Now


December 10th ACT - Late Registration Deadline Nov. 15th

Register Now

The National Beta Club will host our annual Induction Ceremony on November 16, 2022, at 6:15 pm.

New inductees are asked to wear business casual to the event and should arrive at 5:40 to line up in the media center. Our guest speaker is Mrs. Sirena Williams.

Students will receive their certificate at our December 2, 2022, meeting in the South Pointe High Media Center at 8:25 am. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Jocelyn Gordon at jgordon@rhmail.org.

GSSM ACCELERATE Program Information and Prospective Student Sessions

SPHS & GSSM will be hosting prospective student sessions for the Accelerate Program. These sessions are for students interested in applying for the 2023-2024 school year.


Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 5:00pm (8th graders)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 5:30pm (9th graders)

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 5:00pm (All)

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 5:00pm (All)

Is your student taking PE next semester? All students will need to purchase a PE uniform. $20 for 1 shirt and 1 pair of shorts. $25 for 2 shirts and 1 pair of shorts. Email Coach Richardson (ctrichardson@rhmail.org) with any questions .

We are competing with Rock Hill and Northwestern so please encourage students to read!

We are excited to let you know that our reading dashboard is ready for use! We hope that everyone can really push the dashboards usage.


Reading Dashboard Links


SPHS:

-You can click on the Dashboard link to see the school’s reading progress.


Dashboard: https://datastudio.google.com/s/sHYYKlmNe9c


-You can click on the Google Form link which is on student's teacher's and administrator's Launchpad under the Reading Dashboard icon so that EVERYONE can log in books they have read.


Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfuNYJjkorMfDpCjBc1zKPZO1grHKozX_51XZOsq8MN9fwJCw/viewform


Let's get this year started with volume reading!

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Staying Healthy Together!

Flu season has started and we have seen students absent with the flu and flu-like illness in our community. As you may know, the flu is spread easily from person to person and school-age children are among the groups most affected. Read this update from Nursing Services: https://tinyurl.com/RHFLU22



If you suspect your child is getting sick, please do not send them to school. Students who are experiencing the symptoms listed above need complete the following steps:


  • Stay home from school
  • Call the District Call Center to report your child’s symptoms at 803-980-2016
  • The District Call Center staff will provide additional information about flu and COVID testing.
  • The District Call Center will also ensure absences are coded correctly.
  • The District Call Center will work with the Nursing Services department to determine classrooms that have an increase in student illness for reporting purposes.

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