Results from the Annual Blue Devil Invitational Swim Meet

The boys finished second and the girls finished ninth at the annual Blue Devil Invitational Swim Meet.  Two relay teams finished first:  Zachary Rue, Jonathan Frye, Austin Konkle and Cameron Sawyer were first in the 200-yard Medley Relay; and Austin Konkle, Zachary Rue, Cameron Sawyer and Nathan Hahn finished first in the 200-yard Freestyle Relay.  Nathan Hahn also won two individual events:  200-yard Individual Medley and 100-yard Breaststroke.

For complete results, click here.

Four Dreher Seniors are Named National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to four highly accomplished seniors who have been named National Merit Semifinalists:  Geroge Bilderback, Hallie Chametzky, Nathan Hahn and Nick Seymour

See the announcement on the District's website.

Avery Armstrong, Lorenzo Ward and Tyler Flemming Make Honor Roll Football Team

The State newspaper named QB Avery Armstrong, RB Lorenzo Ward and LB Tyler Flemming to the weekly Honor Roll Football team.  The newspaper also ran an article discussing Avery's confidence during his second year as a starting quarterback.

Interims were distributed on Thursday

were distributed on Thursday, September 18. 

Check grades, attendance and tardies on PowerSchool's Parent Portal.  You can also sign up on Parent Portal for weekly emails, sent right to your inbox.  There's a link to Power School's ParentPortal under Parent Resources (above) or
click here.

Richland Library Teen Talent Show

Richland Library is putting together its very first Teen Talent Show and would love to have the talented teens you know get a chance to shine!  It is for ages 12 – 18 and talents of all kinds are being accepted.


2014-2015 Performing and Visual Arts Calendar Announced

The auditorium is always a busy place at Dreher High School!  See our Performing and Visual Arts Calendar for a look ahead at upcoming events in the 2014-2015 school year.  (Click on the "Year" button to see a list of events in 2014, and then click on the grey arrows underneath to see events in 2015).

Join Dreher's Walk/Race for Life Team to Raise Money for Palmetto Health Breast Center


Dreher Supports Family of Michelle Allen in Fight Like a Medic Run/Trot

To find out how you can support English teacher Michelle Allen and her family,

Upcoming Service Opportunities

If you would like to provide weekend "backpack" meals for Dreher students...


Basketball Coach Teresa Jones named Social Scene's "Female Coach of the Year."

Girls' Basketball Coach Teresa Jones was named People's Choice "Female Coach of the Year" sponsored by the "Social Scene" website.  Coach Jones has led the Dreher girls to three state championships.  She teaches math at Hand Middle School.

Petition Procedure Available to Obtain Your Diploma

High School Exit Exams have been abolished retroactively to 1990.  If you did not receive a diploma in the past, read more to see if you can now petition to obtain one.

Dreher Teachers Take the ACT

To better understand the challenges facing our juniors as they prepare to meet the new SC test requirements for graduation, all teachers at Dreher will be taking a practice ACT this year.  Here's the link to the online program that allows students - and teachers - to prepare for and take a practice ACT:  TCA Test Prep.

50th Reunion of Dreher Class of 1964


Would you like to share your home with a foreign exchange student?

Read more for two programs which are seeking host families for foreign exchange students.  


Honors and Awards

ACT Composite Scores on the rise at Dreher:


Class of 2014 Rewarded for Hard Work

Many seniors in the class of 2014 received scholarships as a result of four years of hard work. For photos of some of these fantastic seniors,

Congratulations to Dreher's students and staff on Statewide Honors: 

Hard work has paid off with State recognition! For details on why we are so proud...

In the classroom of...

Always wondered what goes on in the classrooms of Dreher High School?  Take a look under the Student Activities link across the top of the page.

Still photos highlighting classroom activities are in the Photo Album.

Connect with Dreher

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The Dreher PTO and the Dreher Foundation meet the fourth Monday of each month.  All are welcome.

The PTO meets at 5:30 PM in the Principal's Conference Room.

The Foundation meets at 6:00 PM in the First Floor Conference Room.

The Athletic  Booster Club sells "All-Sports" passes. Complete your Membership Form for a year's worth of Dreher's regular season home games and matches.

To see the daily announcements that appear on Dreher's closed-circuit TV, click here

To view  past announcements, please click this link: Announcement Archive

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 23
University of Rochester visits campus
10:00 AM
sign up in Guidance
Varsity Tennis v. Chapin at Home
5:00 PM
Volleyball v. Chapin at Home
5:00 PM
JV at 5
Varsity at 6:30
Wednesday, September 24
Swim Meet at Chapin
Columbia College visits campus
10:00 AM
sign up in Guidance
George Mason U visits camus
12:30 PM
sign up in Guidance
Cross Country at Pelion Track
5:00 PM

From the Principal

Set Goals. Reach our highest Potential.

For the 2014-2015 School Year our special emphasis will be on setting goals to reach our highest potential.

Mission Statement Our mission is to provide for all students a learning environment that enriches academic, vocational, artistic, and personal growth. We strive to ensure cooperation between the school and its diverse communities in order to optimize conditions for student achievement.

Dreher believes that:
  • Quality education is the core of a vibrant community.
  • Embracing diversity enriches a community.
  • Individuals learn in different ways and individual learning is the result of opportunity and effort.
  • Personal responsibility and accountability are essentials for a successful community.
  • Character matters; honesty, integrity, and mutual respect are vital, along with other positive character traits.
  • Students, teachers, staff, families, and community are partners in education.
  • Developing positive relationships and attitudes is critical to achieving excellence and attaining greater outcomes.
  • A safe and supportive environment, as well as a healthy lifestyle, is essential to the growth and success of all individuals.
  • Open effective communication is necessary for the success of a community. 
  • Change is a natural part of continuous growth and improvement.

The Alma Mater

In honor of Dreher's 75th Anniversary, the 2013-2014 Dreher chorus under the direction of N. Walter Graham has recorded the Alma Mater.  

Click here to be inspired.