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Upcoming Events
Today
Tomorrow
Repeating Event - FCA Meeting
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Repeating Event - Robotics Club meeting
3:05 PM - 5:00 PM
5/6/2016
- Student Council Meeting
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
 
School Announcements
 
Silver Bluff High School
              A School of Excellence
 
 

Welcome to The Bluff!
 
Silver Bluff High School serves the communities of Beech Island, Jackson, and New Ellenton, South Carolina.  Situated near the historic Silver Bluff on the Savannah River, Silver Bluff High School has been the home of the Bulldogs since the fall of 1981.

Collette Johnson, Principal
Vernon Johnson, Assistant Principal
Allen Burnham, Assistant Principal

Office hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Main Phone:  803-652-8100
Fax:  803-652-8104
Transportation:  803-652-8102

64 DeSoto Drive
Aiken, South Carolina 29803

 
 
 
Graduation VIP Seating
Silver Bluff High School
Graduation VIP Seating
 
MAKE YOUR STUDENT’S GRADUATION DAY ~ A STRESS-FREE & MEMORABLE ONE!
 
Purchase Reserved Seating from the SBHS PTSO
 
Graduation is almost here! This year the Bluff PTSO is offering a reserved seating pass to accompany the tickets your se­nior will receive for 2016 Graduation. What are the benefits of reserved seating?
 
  • NO WAITING IN LINE! Reserved seating guarantees great seats at graduation 
     
  • YOU WILL GET GREAT PICTURES - because you will be sitting on the side to which your student walks and receives his/her diploma!
     
  • This is an excellent way to support your PTO!
     
  • WHAT IS THE COST?$50 for 5 reserved seats or   $100 for 10 reserved seats
     
  • WHAT IS THE RESERVATION DEADLINE?
     There is No Deadline, however we are anticipating these seats to be sold out quickly.
     
  • HOW DO I RESERVE SEATING?

Prom
Prom Date:  May 7, 2016
Place:  Palmetto Terrace 
100 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC
Time:  8:00-12:00


On May 7, 2016, you are invited to “Rooftop Garden,” which will be held at the North Augusta Municipal Building.  The cost is $35.00 each, to be paid March 28-April 22 only.  No money will be accepted after April 22.  Please bring exact cash or make checks payable to Silver Bluff High School.  You may pay Mrs. Powell before 12:00 each day.

All persons attending Prom must be approved by the administration.  The following information concerns students whose dates do not attend Silver Bluff:

1. School discipline record checked if not a SBHS student.
2. Age limit is 21.
3. Any student who has been expelled or has been in legal trouble will not be approved.
4. The administration of SBHS has the right to allow or not allow entrance to the prom for any person who has had a questionable past.

Only Silver Bluff juniors and seniors are eligible to sign up for Prom with their approved dates.  Freshmen and sophomores are only allowed to attend as approved dates of juniors or seniors. 

If you are bringing a date who is not a current student of SBHS, you must get a form from Mrs. Powell, which will be turned in with your payment.

Because an outside venue has been rented for Prom, there will be no refunds.  You will not be allowed to change your date’s name after April 22.

You will not be allowed to enter the dance if your name or your date’s name is not on the list.  You will be checked off as you enter.  Once you leave, you may not return.  All school rules apply. Security will be provided by the City of North Augusta Public Safety.

Picture packages will be available.  Times and prices will be posted at a later date.  There will be times available before 8:00 if you would like to come early to get your picture made.

Please direct any questions to Mrs. Powell.
Bulldog Bonanza


Please join us on Saturday, May 14, from 10:00-2:00 for the first annual Bulldog Bonanza Arts Festival at Silver Bluff High School!  Admission is free!
 
Our newly formed FFA will be selling BBQ plates (including a drink) for $8.00 a plate.  The chorus, drama, and band will have performances throughout the day.  The NJROTC will present hourly Drill Team demonstrations.
 
Various Silver Bluff clubs and classes, including:  the art department, yearbook staff, Freshman Academy, the English Department, and the Culinary Arts classes will have displays and hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. 
 
Our PTSO and the Booster Club will be on hand to sell "Bluff gear."  Media Specialist Alison Carpenter will be presenting the SC Book Award Program, and the Business Education department will have demonstrations in Photoshop and Animation.  Rounding out the day, Ms. Amanda Hewett science teacher, will present a fire display.  
 
What a great opportunity to see what Silver Bluff has to offer!  Whether you are a current or future student, new to the community, or just proud to be a Bulldog, you won’t want to miss the fun! 
 
Please plan to join us on Saturday, May 14, for our first Bulldog Bonanza Arts Festival

 
Exam Announcement
This announcement is for all underclassmen.  Final exams count 20% of your second semester grade.  Per district and school policy, only pre-approved or medical absence notes will be accepted for missed exams.  Any request for pre-approval must be made by May 13th for administrative approval.  The request must be detailed in writing, signed by a parent and submitted to the attendance office.  Missed exams will be made up Tuesday, June 7th and Wednesday, June 8th starting at 8 a.m.  These are the only make-up days and under no circumstance may a student take an exam early.
Senior Exam Schedule
Exam Schedule for Seniors
May 24 - 1st and 2nd Periods
May 25 - 3rd and 4th Periods
May 26 - 5th and 6th Periods
May 27 - 7th Period
Exam Schedule
Exam Schedule
Friday, May 27 
7th Period - 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31
8:10—8:45
1st Period Review
8:45—10:00
1st Period Exam
10:05—10:45
4th Period Review
10:45—12:00
4th Period Exam
12:00
Dismissal 
Wednesday, June 1

8:10—8:45
2nd Period Review
8:45—10:00
2nd Period Exam
10:05—10:45
5th Period Review
10:45—12:00
5th Period Exam
12:00
Dismissal
Thursday, June 2
8:10—8:45

3rd Period Review
8:45—10:00
3rd Period Exam
10:05—10:45
6th Period Review
10:45—12:00
6th Period Exam
12:00
Dismissal

Graduation is at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the Convocation Center at USCA.


 
 
PTSO Graduate Signs

We are currently selling yard signs for Silver Bluff Graduates.
Please click here to get an order form.


 
Summer School 2016


Summer School 2016

Grade Promotion Requirements: 10th grade: 5 credits to include 1 English & 1 math, 11th grade: 11 credits to include 2 English, 2 math & 1 science, 12th grade: 17 credits to include 3 English, 3 math & 2 sciences.

To be eligible for credit recovery the final grade in the failed class must be 60-69. The failed grade changes to 70 when successful. Credit recovery may be attempted one time per course. Credit recovery for seniors can be approved May 31, grades 9-11 can be approved June 6. The NCAA will not accept credit recovery.

Silver Bluff High School is participating in a Summer Feeding Program from June 6 – July 28, 7:00am to 1:00pm (closed Fridays & July 4th week). Anyone 18 years old and under may eat for free.

Silver Bluff High School: Offered if sufficient enrollment. Students provide own transportation & may bring own food.

Students May Not Leave Campus for Lunch.

Registration: Thursday June 9, 8:00am. – 12:00pm.

Fees: Cashier’s Check or Money Order payable to SBHS. Cash or Personal checks will not be accepted.

Initial & Repeat credits $250, half credits $150, Credit Recovery $150.00 per course.

Priority: Seniors then students repeating classes then initial attempts in a course.

Instruction: Classes are computer based using the APEX Learning digital curriculum.

Supervision: It is our intention to have a teacher certified in English & math to supervise at alternate times however

supervision by a certified teacher is not guaranteed.

Dates & Times: June 13-16, 20-23, 27-30. All day: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (30 minutes for lunch).

Credit Recovery courses - Student is dismissed upon completion. NCAA will not accept credit recovery. Courses: English 1, 2, 3, 4, Algebra 1 Parts 1 & 2, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World History, US History, US Government, Economics.

Initial & Repeat courses Attendance is required. NCAA may not accept these classes. Courses: English 1, 2, 3 & 4, Algebra 1 Parts 1 & 2, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, World History, US History, US Government ˝ credit, Economics ˝ credit, Spanish 1 & 2, Music Appreciation, Art Appreciation ˝ credit, World Geography ˝ credit, Psychology ˝ credit, Sociology ˝ credit.

Aiken Virtual Academy: Registration: Thursday June 9, 8:00am. – 12:00pm. at SBHS. Cashier’s Check or Money Order payable to SBHS, no cash or personal checks. Classes are June 13-July 28, final exam at SBHS August 2, 9:00am. This is a home based program. Students may use a SBHS computer for a fee of $25. After registering student creates an account at VirtualSC.org. Offering: Keyboarding ˝ credit, Computer Apps ˝ credit, $100 each.

VirtualSC.org FREE. NCAA will accept core initial/repeat courses only. Classes fill up before registration ends! Initial/Repeat Registration: Grades 11-12 May 18-June 1, Grades 9-12 May 25-June 1. Classes are June 8-July 29, final exam at SBHS August 2, 9:00am. Credit Recovery requests close June 10 subject to space availability. Credit recovery registration ends June 11 and must start by June 15. Students must create their own account then request a course through their account. Guidance must be notified of the request within 72 hours or the request will expire. Parents are strongly recommended to create a parent account to monitor progress.

Keystoneschoolonline.com 1-800-255-4937 Not accepted by the NCAA.

Initial & Repeat courses: By mail-$349, online classes-$419. Minimum time to complete a class is 8 weeks.

Credit Recovery: By mail, 4 to 8 weeks to complete a class -$149, online 1 semester, 4 to 8 weeks to complete -$149, online both semesters, 8 -16 weeks to complete -$249.

- Grades must be at SBHS directly from Keystone by August 8, 2016 if the class is a pre-requisite for another class.

- Algebra One Parts 1 or 2 online only, does not offer Probability & Statistics or Pre-calculus.

Diploma Completion (Aiken County Adult Education): Must have 17 credits to be eligible. All programs are free. www.aiken.k12.sc.us 803-663-4920. Byrd Learning Center, 1 Willis Circle, Graniteville. Registration is June 6 at Aiken High School. Classes meet Monday-Thursday 9am to 1pm. Requires 60 hours of seat or off campus computer time per credit. Diploma completion will also be offered in August. Also offering GED & WorkKeys, no credit recovery.
 



 

Congratulations to Madison Casdorph
http://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20160427/AIK0101/160429542
 
 
www.aikenstandard.com
Madison Casdorph, a student at Silver Bluff High School, received a June Lennon Leadership Council Young Entrepreneur Award from the National Federation of Independent Business.

 
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