Dreher Achieves an "A" on Federal Report Card

According to the 2014 Federal Accountability System, Dreher has once again achieved an "A."  See the SC Department of Education website for details.  Congratulations to our hard-working students and staff.

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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 Dreher's Alma Mater.

Calendars and Schedules

Daily Schedule
           Delayed Start Schedule

                  Yearly AB Calendar

      Sports                 Visual and Performing Arts

                 Calendar for Class of 2015

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Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry and Dreher Alumnus Kary Mullis Visits his Alma Mater

See photos of the visit of Dr. Kary Mullis to AP Chemistry teacher Elizabeth Moon's AP Chemistry class on April 16, 2015.

Senior Victoria Bailey wins Rotary Scholarship

Congratulations to senior Victoria Bailey for winning the Rotary Scholarship.  Victoria plans on attending the Honors College at the College of Charleston.

Seniors by the Dozen One-Act Play Festival is April 15-18

Make plans now to applaud twelve Dreher seniors as they produce one-act plays and a movie.  For details,

Tickets Now on Sale for "An Enchanted Evening"

Plenty of good food, a professional DJ, a professional photographer, a fun photo booth, and a carriage ride...

Jessica Suber and Justice Smalls place in District's Athletic Literacy Challenge

Senior Jessica Suber placed first place in the RCSD Athletic Literacy Challenge.  Classmate Justice Smalls placed third.  Jessica's topic was the legalization of performance enhancing drugs and Justice's topic was salaries for college athletes. Both are students in Mary Lu Dalton's Honors English class.

Send Dreher Drama to the Nationals This Summer

At the SCITS/PDA State Drama Competition at Winthrop, seven Dreher students qualified for national competition this summer in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Five plan to attend if they can raise enough money for the trip.

There are two ways you can help:

Contribute on their Go Fund Me page, and

Attend the Italian Sunday Dinner Theatre at Moe's Grapevine Restaurant on Sunday, April 26.  Click here for details.

AP Art Students Display Their Work on April 29

You are invited to view the display of artwork by students of AP art teacher Jennifer Gorlewski on April 29 from 4-6 PM in the atrium.  For your invitation...

State Mandated Testing for Juniors on April 28 (ACT) and April 29 (WorkKeys)

All third year high school students are required to take the ACT on Tuesday, April 28 and the WorkKeys exam on the next day.  For additional information and details,


Last Chance to Order 2015 Yearbook at $70 Rate is April 30

Price increases to $80 on May 1. For more information,

Images from Dreher Games Available

Want to relive your favorite moment from last night's game?  Check out Sideline Carolina's website.  Sideline Carolina's photographers will be streaming images on Instagram and posting to their website during selected Dreher games.

We Want You "Alive at 25"

The Alive at 25 safe driver training class is scheduled at Dreher on three Saturdays: April 18, May 16 and May 23. 
You must take this course to park on campus next year. Details?

Where do you support Dreher?  Email us your photos and we'll share.

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Petition Procedure Available to Obtain Your Diploma

Recent Honors and Awards

Dreher Receives National Award

Dreher was awarded the National Association of Professional Development Schools "Award for Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement" at the 2015 Professional Development Schools National Conference in Atlanta, GA.  For a photo,


Grayson Stiglbauer and Daniel Duncan Honored at Baseball Tournament

Two seniors on the Dreher baseball team were honored at the Flora Baseball Tournament:  Grayson Stiglbauer was named "All Academic" and Daniel Duncan, "All Tournament."  For a photo of the two...

Vinez Lyde to Compete in Carolina Crown Swim Challenge

Sophomore Vinez Lyde has been selected to represent South Carolina in the Carolina Crown Swim Challenge on April 25 in Greenville, SC.  Vinez also is a member of the Dreher swim team.

Dreher was ranked fifth best public high school in the Columbia Metropolitan area by Niche.

Forty-three seniors have been named Academic All-Stars by Richland School District One and will be honored at a banquet in May.  Read the list of these stars...

Over Five Dozen Seniors Have Taken One Step Toward a Life Scholarship

These seniors have already taken one step toward a Life Scholarship by scoring 1100 or higher on the SAT (Critical Reading plus Math sections only) or 24 or higher on the ACT (Composite of all four sections).

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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 20
US History End of Course Review Session
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Coach Hines - rm 110
Coach Guyton and Ms. Rose - rm 112
B Team Baseball at Chapin
6:25 PM

JV Baseball at Memorial v. Chapin
6:30 PM

Tuesday, April 21
Tennis v. Chapin

US History End of Course Review Session
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Coach Hines - rm 110
Coach Guyton and Ms. Rose - rm 112
Boys JV and Varsity Soccer at Chapin
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
JV at 5:30
Varsity at 7
Girls JV and Varsity Soccer at Memorial v. Chapin
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
JV at 5:30
Varsity at 7
Varsity and JV Softball at Chapin
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
JV at 5:30
Varsity at 7:30
Varsity Baseball atChapin
6:30 PM

From the Principal

The mission of Dreher High School mirrors that of Richland County School District One: We are Dreher High School, a leader in transforming through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.

Our vision is that Dreher High School, by maintaining a safe, caring environment and providing a rigorous education, will prepare every student to be a successful, contributing citizen in a global society.

Dreher believes that:

  • Rigorous education in academics, the arts, athletics, and service is the core of a vibrant community.
  • Embracing diversity enriches a community.
  • Individuals learn in different ways.
  • Individual learning is a result of opportunity, a healthy lifestyle, and effort.
  • Personal responsibility and accountability are essential for a successful community.
  • Character matters; honesty, integrity, service and mutual respect are vital.
  • Students, teachers, staff, families, and community members are stakeholders in education.
  • A safe and supportive environment is essential to the growth and success of all individuals.
  • The services that Dreher High School provides contribute to a holistic approach to learning.

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