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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


Daniel Oddo One of Five Finalists for SC Teacher of the Year

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and District Interim Superintendent  Dr. Cynthia Cash-Greene visited Dreher to announce that math teacher Daniel Oddo has been named one of the five finalists for South Carolina Teacher of the Year. He is the current holder of the title of Dreher Teacher of the Year and Richland District One Teacher of the Year.

Twelve Angry Jurors Deliberate on Stage on March 5-7 at 7 PM

Tickets are only $5 at the door for an evening of gripping courtroom drama.

Blood Battle v. Flora on March 5

Want to participate in a competition where everyone wins?  Donate blood in the "Blood Battle" of Dreher v. Flora on March 5. Sign up and obtain the parental consent form in the main office or in room 313.

Rising Juniors and Seniors:

Interested in a career in education?  Pick up your application for the Teacher Cadet class now from Mrs. Wallulis in room 128,  Completed packets are due back by March 5, 2015.

Join us for Dining and Dancing with the Teachers on March 13

Buy your barbecue tickets now ($8) from a member of the National Honor Society and support the Dreher Foundation's Scholarship fund.

Richland One Academic Literacy Challenge for Student-Athletes

District One is sponsoring an academic challenge for student athletes. Research papers are due March 19.  For details, Athletes' Academic Challenge.

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Nathan Hahn is Presidential Scholar Candidate

Nathan Hahn
has been named a US Presidential Scholar Candidate and has been invited to apply for the prestigious Presidential Scholarship.

Alums in the classes of 1970 through 1979 are invited to a breakfast fellowship at Shoney's Restaurant located at 7335 Garners Ferry Rd on Saturday, March 7, at 9 AM.

Petition Procedure Available to Obtain Your Diploma

Recent Honors and Awards

Andrea Gonzalez-Del-Valle Wins Scholastic Gold Key Award

Andrea Gonzalez-Del-Valle, student of AP Art Teacher Jennifer Gorlewski, received a Regional Gold Key Award presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers for her AP Art Portfolio.  To see more,

Two Dozen Orchestra Students Named to District Honors Orchestra

Congratulations to the twenty-four students of Orchestra teacher April Johnson Cull who were named to District Honors Orchestra.  For a list of all these musicians...

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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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.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 4
Catawba College visits campus
9:30 AM
Sign up in Guidance
B Team Baseball at Blythewood Tournament
7:00 PM
v. Blythewood
Thu, Mar 5 - Sat, Mar 7
All-State Jazz Band
at Newberry College
Thursday, March 5
B Team Baseball at Blythewood Tournament
Blood Battle v. Flora
sign up in Rm 313 or front desk
Varsity only Softball at home
5:25 PM

Varsity Baseball at Ridge View
6:00 PM

"Twelve Angry Jurors" - Drama
7:00 PM
$5 tix

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.