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Welcome to South Sumter High School

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    Teacher of the Year

    TEACHER OF THE YEAR - SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT

    RENEE PERKINS, SOUTH SUMTER HIGH TEACHER

     

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  • Welcome to South Sumter High School where student success and academic achievement is our top priority. The faculty and staff at South Sumter High School are committed to providing our students with a caring and encouraging environment to facilitate their academic accomplishments.

     

    We are pleased to offer our students a wide range of curricular and extra curricular programs. We offer many Career & Technical Education classes and invite you to explore this area on our web site.

     

    We encourage and invite parents to stay involved in their child's education throughout the high school years. Our guidance counselors are very knowledgable and welcome the chance to sit down with you about your child's goals.
     
    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8:00am to 4:00pm 
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  • NEW - SSHS BELL SCHEDULE 2016-2017

     

    SSHS EXAM BELL SCHEDULE 2016-2017

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    South Sumter High School's science classes
    participated
    in an world wide "Hour of Code" 
    on December 6, 2016!

     

    Hour of Code

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    SOUTH SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL

    OPERATION HONOR

     

    ON SEPTEMBER 9th, there was a program to honor our past, present & future students of the military. SSHS students and staff met in the gym for an honors program. THE PUBLIC was invited to join in honoring of our military of South Sumter. A flag was flown over the PENTAGON this past summer (JULY 4th) in their honor and was presented at the program.

     

    Operation Honor

     

    Operation Honor

     

    Operation Honor

     

     

     

      

     

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  • College and Career Day

     

    SSHS will host our “College and Career Day”,

    in the gym on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

    Reservations for a table for a business or

    College representative can be made

    through Mr. Piwowar.

     

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  • MyCareerShines

    Florida's comprehensive education and career planning system, allows students to assess their interests, explore careers, plan for education, and prepare for jobs. The online planning tool helps students make a plan which keeps them on the right path toward success in school and life after graduation. And the best part, MyCareerShines is funded by the state of Florida and FREE for everyone! Go to MyCareerShines.org to get started.

     

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    NEW - SSHS DRESS CODE 2016-2017

     

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  • R.E.D.

     Raider Entrepreneur Dreams

     

    Congratulate the following winners of the Raider Entrepreneur Dreams (R.E.D.) competition. Thursday, April 28th the five finalist went into the “Shark Tank” live event and all did a great job at “pitching” their business idea. Although all were winners as the cash prizes ranged from $50 for 5th place to $1,000 for first.

     

    Fifth Place: “Stir All” with Ally Liddington

    Fourth Place: “Mowsall” with Kevin Bedgood and Gabe Lucero

    Third Place: “ M&P Products” with Kicah Lanham and Payton Cline

    Second Place to “BlueDream” with Shaylin Johns and Brittany Grant

     

    FIRST PLACE was “CP Tech Solutions” with Colby Pitts

     

    R.E.D.

    Pictured above: Judges and MC - William

     

     

     

     

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  • CONGRATULATIONS to Ms. Perkins

    She is South Sumter High School Teacher of the Year and
    Sumter County District Teacher of the Year!

     

     

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  • MOCK TRIAL: Government students learn how judicial system works!

     

    American Government Class

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  • Take the Fear out of CANCER HALLOWEEN EVENT - OCT. 31st 

    We raise over $1,000 for American Cancer Society!

     

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    ACS

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    Vision Statement

     

    At South Sumter High School we adhere to the belief that all students can learn. Working as a team, our purpose is to provide a comprehensive educational program that assists all students in acquiring the critical skills for lifelong learning and success.

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    SSHS Mission Statement

     

    South Sumter High School, in partnership with its stakeholders, is committed to providing a systemic, comprehensive educational program to educate, enhance, encourage, and empower all students to achieve their personal, social, educational, and career/life goals. It is a program developed according to professional standards and appropriate models of best practices in the field of education. Learning environments will be physically and psychologically healthy and safe, managed by professionally trained and certified staff. With a commitment to individual uniqueness and maximum development of human potential, the ultimate goal of the program is for students to graduate with the competencies necessary to make self-directed, realistic, and responsible decisions and to become productive workers, lifelong learners and successful contributors to society.

     

     

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Great Things Are Happening In Sumter District Schools

  • Hour of Code

    Students in Sumter County schools participated in the Hour of Code as part of Computer Science Education Week and were among tens of millions of people around the world to take part in the largest learning event in history. More than 3,000 students from all grades in Sumter completed at least one Hour of Code. Students and teachers chose from a variety of activities for kindergarten and up using desktop computers, laptops, interactive white boards, Promethean tables and iPads.

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  • Sumter STEM Vision-Are You In?

    Sumter teachers are leading the state in instructional practices that promote STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics) learning as a result of their year-long involvement and intensive training through the Lake and Sumter Math Science Partnership grant

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  • Art in the Capitol Middle School Competition Results

    Middle school students from across the county submitted original pieces of art to the district’s first ever Art in the Capitol competition. “The pieces included paintings, drawings, collages, prints, mixed media, computer generated art and photographs.

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  • Social Studies Adoption Textbook Review

    The Sumter County School Board has begun the textbook review process for Social Studies. We welcome all stakeholders to take part in the review process. Below you will find textbooks associated with each course.

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  • Art in the Capitol Middle School Competition

    The Sumter County school district is hosting an Art in the Capitol competition for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade. All public, charter, private and homeschool students are eligible to participate. All entries are due Monday, November 29, 2016.

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  • Harnessing Technology to Enhance Student Learning

    A digital classroom is one of many important tools to help our students be successful in today’s rapidly changing global society. Schools in Sumter County have secured the electronic infrastructure needed for breakthroughs in digital learning, thanks to the support of Superintendent Rick Shirley and the Sumter County School Board.

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  • Sumter Students are Earning Industry Certifications at a Higher Rate than Ever Before

    Exciting news! At a time when workforce demands for technical skills and industry certification are at an all-time high, the schools in Sumter County have increased the number of students earning industry-relevant credentials by twenty-five percent (25%) with 203 industry certifications awarded this school year!

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  • NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX DECREASE

    The District School Board of Sumter County will soon consider a measure to DECREASE its property tax levy below the rolled-back rate.

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  • Sumter is a Top Florida School District

    School Superintendent Rick Shirley is pleased to announce Sumter is ranked 11th out of 67 school districts moving up from 17th in Florida according to a preliminary school grades press release by the Department of Education.

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  • SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT WELCOMES RETURN OF STUDENTS

    School Superintendent Richard Shirley, on behalf of the Sumter School District, welcomes students on August 10, 2016 for the beginning of a new school year.

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  • School Grades

    A Message from the Central Florida Public School Board Coalition

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  • State Junior Solar Sprint Champions

    Maria Alberran and Blake Gonzalez (The Flashers) of South Sumter Middle School placed third in the state Junior Solar Sprint competition in Cocoa Beach on Saturday, May 14th.

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  • Vocational Press Release

    The Sumter County School District offers a number of exciting Career and Technical Education opportunities to students.

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  • Sumter Surpasses the State Average on State Assessments

    Sumter County is among the top school districts on state exams, according to the latest wave of preliminary testing information released by the Department of Education.

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  • Commissioner’s Business/Volunteer Recognition Awards

    Marie Elfton and Rhonda Casey from Tutors for Kids, Education Commissioner Pam Stewart, Sumter School Superintendent Rick Shirley are shown

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