COVID-19 testing will take place on the following dates in our area:
The MHS Yearbook staff is now accepting business ads for the 20/21 yearbook. We hope we can count on your support this year! Thank you for supporting the MHS yearbook! DO NOT MISS YOUR WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY!
To reserve your ad space, please fill out this FORM and deliver it and payment made out to McCormick County School District no later than October 31, 2020. You may deliver the form to the high school or email it to Mrs. Brantley, Yearbook Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org
McCormick High Seniors, it is time to start working on your post-secondary plans which means beginning the college application process. Seniors, please remember to request letters of recommendation and register for the SAT or ACT, if necessary. You also should be in the process of researching colleges and scholarships.
Admission deadlines are fast approaching, as well as some national scholarship deadlines. Use websites such as Fastweb.com and Bigfuture.collegboard.org. Create an account on these sites to assist you with your research. Also, contact your school counselor, Mr. Davis can help you through this process.
Make sure that you check out virtual college tours and scholarships that are listed under the Guidance Department page on the McCormick High website. Class of 2021, know that you are equipped to achieve each and every opportunity that is available to you. GO CHIEFS!!!
Seniors, if you choose to start applying to colleges before our College Application Day, some colleges will be hosting Virtual College Nights where students can log on, ask questions and get assistance directly from the college they are applying to.
University of South Carolina Columbia/SC CHE sponsored application night is scheduled for next Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm!
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) staff will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have about state scholarships and grants!!!
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
University of South Carolina Upstate/SC CHE sponsored application night is scheduled for next Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm!
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
+1 803-369-7914 United States, Columbia (Toll)
Conference ID: 718 958 877#
Real-time Tutoring through Tutor.com
Tutor.com is now available for SC residents through Discus with real-time tutoring from 8 am -10 pm Sunday – Saturday.
Tutor.com is located on the A-Z list in Discus https://www.scdiscus.org/discus-resources as well as the Grade Level pages.
The K-12 Student Center includes Live Homework Help, WriteTutor Center, Test Prep Center, and a SkillsCenter Resource Library. Tutors are available with no appointment needed!
Tutor.com features a variety of resources for students of all ages:
Please contact a school or public library for the username and password for South Carolina residents.
Announcement from the Athletic Director
*tickets will not be sold at the gate. *
Varsity players will purchase their parent/guardian tickets from Coach Pratt (only 2 tickets per player)
High school students can purchase their tickets during their lunch break on Monday and Tuesday prior to the game from Mrs. Talbert or Mrs. Belton in the front office.
High school teachers/staff can purchase tickets from Mrs. Talbert or Mrs. Belton on Monday and Tuesday prior to the game between 3:00pm & 4:00 pm.
Middle school faculty, staff, & students can purchase tickets from Ms. Middleton on Monday and Tuesday prior to the game at her designated time.
Elementary school faculty, staff, & students can purchase tickets from Mrs. Luchey on Monday and Tuesday prior to the game at her designated time.
All community fans can purchase their tickets from Coach Salliewhite on Wednesday prior to the game in the rear parking lot of the high school from 5:00p.m. To 7:00p.m.
Contact Coach Salliewhite on Thursday prior to the game for additional ticket availability.
McCormick county school district staff members will not be allowed into the games for free this year due to limited seating in our gym and football stadium.
The athletic department will accept all season passes and high school league passes until stadium or gym capacity is met.
*social distancing will be strictly enforced. *
*mask or face covering is required - no exceptions. *
EXPECTATIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC
From Christine Trevillyan at the South Carolina Department of Education
Educators at the S.C. Department of Education have developed remote learning resources that can be used by teachers across all grade levels. The links and resources included were both developed internally by the Office of Standards and Learning and vetted from outside sources for use by school districts as instructional resources. Resources will continue to be added as they are developed and vetted.
Students that enter MHS, PTC greenwood, PTC McCormick or Abbeville career must follow the uniform dress code policy.
No hoodies are to be worn in the building at any time.
All pullover sweatshits or jackets that come over the head must be solid, red, black or white.
All pullover sweatshirts or jackets must be worn with a polo or button-down shirt underneath.
Students are not to wear do-rags, hats, caps, headbands, sweatbands or any head covering.
Please review the student dress code, board policy JICA-R, in the handbook for students and parents.
The following safety measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of all athletic attendees:
Thank you for your cooperation with these procedures! We appreciate your continued support of our schools and school district!
Our MissionThe mission of McCormick County Schools is to provide a quality education for every student.
Welcome to the Home of the Chiefs of McCormick High School!
GO BIG RED!!!