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.
"Anything Goes" on Stage on November 20-23
Rowan Leach, Corie White, Patrick Fretwell, Aidan Toumey, Xan DuBose, Anna Jamieson Beck, Evan Owen, Destiny Kennedy, Wesley Mousseau, Makayla Smith, Zoe Murrie
Faculty v. Faculty Basketball Fundraiser is Tuesday
Buy your tickets ($3) now for Tuesday's Faculty v. Faculty fundraiser for the boys' basketball teams. For a flyer with details, click here
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.
Underclassmen to Practice for Spring's WorkKeys Assessment
From November 10-21, freshmen, sophomores and juniors will be taking practice tests to prepare for the WorkKeys
tests to be given in the spring. WorkKeys is one of the assessments which will replace the former High School Assessment Program (HSAP). Students will take online tests in Reading for Information (during English class), Applied Mathematics (during math class), and Locating Information (during Social Studies class).
There is still time to comment on the search for a new district superintendent
The Richland One community is invited to complete a survey
to assist with our search for a new superintendent.
Freshmen Now Have Laptops
Richland School District One has purchased laptops for student use as part of its Digital Learning Environment (DLE) Initiative
. The goal of this initiative is to use technology to transform teaching and learning to ensure that all students are engaged and competitive.
Laptops have been distributed to freshmen. Parents of freshmen are encouraged to pay $30 (cash or money order) for the Mandatory Protection Plan
to help cover replacement or repair of the laptop in the event of theft, loss or accident.
Coach David Kleinfelder Honored for Promoting MS Awareness
, coach of girls' tennis and soccer teams at Dreher, will be receiving the 2014 Move Award from the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. For years Coach Kleinfelder has promoted awareness for those living with MS. He is the team captain and chief cheerleader of Dreher's anual MS Walk Team.
Dreher Students and Faculty Win Photography Honors
At the District's Visual Literacy Festival Photography awards ceremony, five Dreher students and five faculty members were among those honored for their entries. For a list of the award-winning photographers, Read more...
Junior Evan Hanner Earns All-State Honors in Cross Country
Congratulations to junior Evan Hanner
. He finished fourteenth in the State Cross Country Championships
, thereby earning All-State honors.
Thirty Dreher Students Make District Honor Choir
After an audition on November 13, thirty Dreher students were named to the Richland District One Honor Choir
. Dreher singers constitute half of this year's Honor Choir. For a list of these students with fabulous voices, Read more...
Victoria Bailey and Grayson Stiglbauer Honored at Luncheon
Along with other student athletes, seniors Victoria Bailey and Grayson Stiglbauer
were honored at a luncheon at the Capital City Club on Thursday, November 7. They are Dreher's worthy nominees for Mr. and Miss Sportsarama. Besides contributing positively to Dreher's athletic program - Victoria in track and Grayson in basketball and baseball - both students are in the top ten in the senior class. Read more...
Boys' Freestyle Relay Team Takes State Championship
Austin Konkle Nathan Hahn Cameron Sawyer Zachary Rue
Four members of Dreher's Boys Swim Team are wearing State Championships medals. In an exciting race, Nathan Hahn, Cameron Sawyer, Austin Konkle and Zachary Rue
finished 1/100th of a second above
the second place team to clinch the state title in the 200-yard Free Relay. Nathan Hahn won an individual medal by placing second in the 100-yard breaststroke. The boys team placed fourth overall among 29 teams. The swim teams at Dreher are coached by Charlotte and Kelly Giese
Here are full meet results
Region 3 Orchestra Selections
Congratulation to the following students who were named to the Region 3 Orchestra upon a successful audition:
Madeline Foley, violin; Brianna Harris, violin; and Olivia Barker, violin
Gabriel Gonzalez, violin and Sophia Bulzoni, violin alternate
Dreher Students Took 446 AP Exams in 2014
According to the College Board and reported by the State Department of Education
, 236 Dreher students took 446 Advanced Placement exams in 2014, and 73.8% of them scored either 3, 4 or 5. A score of 3, 4 or 5 is generally required to receive college credit for an AP course taken in high school.
This year, Dreher students have the opportunity to take AP courses in English Language, English Literature, Human Geography, European History, American History, US Government and Politics, Microeconomics, Psychology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Latin, Studio Art/Drawing, Art 2D Design, and Music Theory.
Four Dreher Seniors Named National Commended Scholars
Congratulations to four Dreher seniors who have been recognized as National Commended Scholars
by the National Merit Corporation. These high achieving students are Patrick Fox, Alexandra (Lexi) Bateman, Kyle Ryan and Austin Konkle.
Savannah Bass named National Achievement Semifinalist
Senior Savannah Bass has been named a National Achievement Semifinalist
and will compete for status as a finalist.
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.
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...
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.