Honors


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.
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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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Announcements

Important Information for Graduation 2015...

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Coach Hines Announces Summer Weight Room Schedule

Athletes:  Coach Hines has prepared a Summer Weight Room Schedule. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity.

Will you be taking AP US History next year?

If so, here's the book you must read this summer to prepare for your assignment:



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Contact Mrs. Rose, Mr. Kirkley or Dr. Barrineau to obtain your Edmodo group enrollment code for AP US History.  You must join the Edmodo group this summer to find out what you must do with the assigned reading.


If you are enrolled in AP European History for next school year, your assignment this summer is to critically read A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century and prepare an extensive book report due by August 31.

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Summer Reading Lists are Announced

Get started on your 2015-2016 school year required reading.

Kasey Parker is Gatorade Player of the Year in SC High School Soccer

You might think winning a State Girls' Soccer Championship and scoring 58 goals would be enough for one season.  Not for junior forward sensation Kasey Parker!  She was just named "Gatorade Player of the Year" for South Carolina!

See the great article about Kasey in The State.

Lady Blue Devils are Soccer State Champions!

Congratulations to the Lady Blue Devils Soccer team on winning the State Championships by a score of 7-3 against Hilton Head!  Great article and photos in The State.

Dreher Ranked 7th Best High School in SC by US News and World Report

In its annual rankings of best high schools in the country, US News and World Report ranked Dreher as seventh best high school in South Carolina and awarded Dreher a Silver Medal.  For details of the ranking click here.

Nick Seymour named 2015 Citizen of the Year by SC Bar Association

Congratulations to senior Nick Seymour, named 2015 Citizen of the Year in the SC Bar Association's Law Related Education Division.  Nick also was recently awarded a National Merit Scholarship.

Track and Field Team Scores at State Championships

Seniors Kenneth Johnson (400 meters) and Nathan Winn (pole vault) both placed sixth in their respective events at the Track and Field State Championships.  The boys' 4 x 800 relay placed seventh.

Eighth grader Kathleen Allden placed second in the 800 meters and fourth in the 1600 meters.  Junior Makayla Keitt was fifth in the 400 meters.  The girls' 4 x 800 relay placed fourth.

Complete results.

2015 Yearbooks are in - pick up yours in room 125

Did you order a 2015 Yearbook?  If so, see Ms. McKee in room 125 to pick up your copy.
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Coach DiBattisto Announces Summer Skills Camp for Young Basketballers

From 8-11 AM on June 15-18.  Click here for the brochure.

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

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Petition Procedure Available to Obtain Your Diploma
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Recent Honors and Awards

Four Dreher Runners Named to Girls' All-State Track Team

Congratulations to Kathleen Allden, Regan Kelley, Vinez Lyde and Kalie Mathis on being named to the Girls' All-State Team in track.

Three Dreher Soccer Players Named to Girls' All-State Team

Congratulations to Kirsty Ellinger (senior midfielder), Kasey Parker (junior forward) and Maggie Shaw (freshman defender) on being named to the All-State Soccer team.

Walter Graham Wins Inaugural Music Educator Award



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Courtney Green Selected as Heyward "Student of the Year"

Heyward Career and Technology Center has selected senior Courtney Green as "Student of the Year." Courtney takes Advanced Health Science classes at Heyward.

Nick Seymour, SC Bar's "Citizen of the Year," Wins National Merit Scholarship

Congratulations to Nick Seymour on being awarded a National Merit Scholarship.

Nick also was honored by the SC Bar's Law Related Education Division as the "Citizen of the Year."

Dreher's NJROTC Program Completes a Very Successful Year:



Awards, scholarships and enlistments...
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Three Juniors Honored for Participation in Girls State

Three juniors have been honored by State Representative Kirkman Finlay with a proclamation of their participation in South Carolina Girls State:  Karena Griffin, Anna Rayfield and Ashley Stone.  For a photo,
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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

Wednesday, May 27
Graduation
4:00 PM
arrive at least 30 minutes in advance
Friday, May 29
Last Day of School
half-day for students
Tuesday, June 2
Report Cards Issued
Saturday, June 6
SAT
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday, June 13
ACT
8:00 AM - 1:00 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.