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Upcoming Events
8/5/2014
- Fact & Fees
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- Fact & Fees
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
8/6/2014
- Fact & Fees
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- Fact & Fees
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
8/7/2014
- New Employee Orientation
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
District Announcements
Dorchester District Two invites you to attend a parent education series
Dorchester District Two and the Greater Summerville/Dorchester Chamber of Commerce are hosting a parent education series this summer to provide information on the current academic curriulum in English language arts and math. There will be six sessions covering learning expectations in kindergarten through 12th grade.á The fourth session will be Thursday, August 7, at Summerville Church of Christ, 413 Old Trolley Road, Summerville, SC 29485, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on the topic of Elementary Math: "The Building Blocks of Math."áPlan to attend to gain a deeper understanding of current academic programs in your children's classrooms.á

Click here for more information.

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Online Registration

Online registration for the 2014-2015 school year is now open. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors (and siblings who are freshmen) who attended SHS last year are eligible to register online and thus avoid long lines and frustration. By registering and paying online, parents/guardians will not need to physically report to SHS for “Facts and Fees” on August 5th or 6th.  Schedules and any other applicable paperwork of all students who have registered and paid fees prior to July 25th will be mailed home on August 1st.  There will be a second mailing on August 13th for those students who have registered and paid fees by August 8th. Students will report to school on August 18th with this schedule.  Although the order of the classes may have changed, the homeroom will not.  Students will report to homeroom at 7:15 a.m. on the first day to secure a copy of the most up-to-date schedule.

This process of registering online is simple. Click the Online Registration link above and follow the prompts to open the eSchools Payments program. It is an easy-to-follow process that will allow you to update all personal information, to indicate free or reduced lunch status, and to select to pay all fees that pertain to you. Options include registration fee, locker fee, Driver Education fee, and parking permits.  If you owe obligations from the 2013-2014 school years, you will be asked to pay those prior to completing the process.  After you have selected all items that you wish to pay for, you will be asked to pay by using Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. You may call the school (873-6460) if you have questions.

Students whose schedules require changes should email their counselors the following information:
1.    Name and grade.
2.    Why they need the change. Valid reasons include a) student has already taken and passed the class, b) student is a senior and needs an alternate class to graduate, c) student does not meet the perquisite for the class.
3.    What class they want to drop.
4.    What class they want to add, along with an alternative (in case classes are full).
5.    Any special notes.
6.    A good phone number in the event the counselor needs to call.

Dual Enrollment
If you are interested in Dual Enrollment courses for the 2014-2015 school year and have not signed up, please contact Ms. Tracy at jtracy@dorchester2.k12.sc.us. Please click here to download the application.

Bell and Bus Schedule Meetings
Parents, the District will hold seven meetings from August through November to meet with parents to discuss concerns over bell and bus schedules. The Summerville High session will be October 7th at 6:30. You can click here to view the schedule for all meeting dates and locations.

Freshman Orientation
We are getting excited for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year and welcoming all of our incoming 9th graders to the Green Wave family! Our Freshman Orientation will be on August 15, 2014 from 8:30 – 11am. We look forward to seeing our new family members on the 15th! Keep looking out for more information about the upcoming school year and Freshman Orientation as we get closer to the beginning of the 14-15 school year. GO GREEN WAVE!

SC Virtual School Exams
Final exams for the SC Virtual High School Program will occur on August 11th and 12th from 8am-12pm. Students will need to report to the front office to receive instructions regarding the testing location. Sign-in is not required prior to testing, please establish to best time for you to test and report to the school on the specified date and time.

Sports Tryouts
Students in rising 7-12th grade are eligible to try out. Physical forms can be downloaded from our Athletics tab. All athletes must have a current physical form on file.
Girls Volleyball: August 1-2. Contact
Coach Page for more information.
Girls Golf: August 1. Contact
Coach Litz for more information.
Girls Tennis: August 1. Contact
Coach Long for more information.



Promotion Policy
Students and parents, we are implementing the district Promotion/Retention Policy for all students this year. Notification of retention was on the recent report card. Students were retained as follows:

9th grade – any student with less that 6 total credits or no English, science or math credit
10th grade – any student with less than 12 credits total or less than 2 English, 2 math, 2 science, and one social studies.
11th grade – any student with fewer than 17 credits and the ability to schedule everything needed for graduation in May 2015
*Life Skills students were not retained by Counselors since their promotion is based on their IEP goals.

We will move retained 11th grade students forward if they meet requirements for entry in the senior class before diplomas are ordered. If you have questions, please contact our School Counseling office.

Online Summer Enrichment
DD2 is pleased to once again offer online summer enrichment for elementary, middle, and high school students. Registration is now closed for keyboarding and computer apps. However, students in grades rising 9-12 can still get a jump start on next year's curriculum through Apex Learning online and Career Ready 101.Click here to check out the info on our website. 

Girls Golf
Tryouts for SHS Girls Golf will begin August 1st at 3pm at Miler Country Club. Girls must have their own equipment (clubs, balls), and appropriate golf dress is required (collared shirt, athletic shoes, no denim). Please contact Coach Litz with any questions at 276-9015 or aalitz@dorchester2.k12.sc.us. Click here for more information.

Career Ready 101
Students, do you have the skills you need to get the job you want? Work Keys offers a national Career Readiness Certificate to students that more and more companies are looking for. Students can earn platinum, gold, silver, and bronze certificates. All students in grades 9-12 have access to the review site. Next year, our juniors and some seniors will take the Work Keys test, and students can get ahead by reviewing online through Career Ready 101. The student login is shs plus their ID number, and the password is password. Click here to read more about the program.

New Student Enrollment
Students attending a DD2 Middle school will automatically be enrolled for the 2014-2015 school year. Students that are new to the district may enroll by appointment. There will be NO new enrollments on Facts/Fees day (Aug 5-6). Click on the New Student Enrollment tab to view instructions and a list of important documents.

New enrollments will be scheduled only during these times; call 843-873-6460 to make an appointment.
Monday through Thursday
9-11am and 1-3pm
June 9-26 and July 14-August 15 (except August 5-6)


Summer Reading Lists
Parents and students, the 2014 high school summer reading list has been released. Please click here to view the list.

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