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Upcoming Events

3/4Professional Development Week
Softball at Pendleton Tournament
Soccer vs Carolina
3/5Professional Development Week
Varsity Baseball vs TBA
Miss Blue and Gold Pageant
3/6Professional Development Week
Softball at Pendleton Tournament
Miss Blue and Gold Pageant
3/7JV Preseason Tournament
Track at Spartanburg Relays
3/9Makeup Day #1
Boys' Tennis vs Chapman
JV Preseason Tournament
Soccer vs Chapman
Cheerleading Banquet
3/10Boys' Golf vs Wade Hampton & Chapman
Softball at Chapman
JV and Varsity Baseball at Chapman
NWMS Panther Pageant Rehearsal
3/11First Responder/AED Drill
Track at Eastside
Boys' Tennis at Greer
3/12Boys' Tennis at Powdersville
Boys' Golf at Greenville
Soccer at Greer
Varsity Baseball at Berea
Band Concert
3/13Boys' Tennis at Furman Tournament
Softball vs Greer
NWMS Musical Rehearsal
Varsity Baseball at Greer
3/14JV Baseball vs Eastside
Track at Riverside Invite
3/16Boys' Tennis vs Southside
Soccer at Southside
NWMS Musical
3/17NHS Meeting
Boys' Golf at Greer
Softball vs Southside
Varsity Baseball at Southside
NWMS Panther Pageant
3/18Senior Supply Delivery
Track Home Meet
Boys' Tennis at Blue Ridge
Boys' Golf vs Berea & Emerald
Softball at Wade Hampton
3/19Soccer vs Blue Ridge
Softball at Blue Ridge
JV Baseball at Pickens
NWMS Panther Pageant

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Attention Student Council Candidates

Reminder- anyone running for Student Council MUST turn in a speech to Mrs. McCarrell or Mr. Nolen by 1:01 pm on Thursday, March 5th. Election Speeches will take place on the morning announcements on Friday, March 6th for rising seniors and on Monday, March 9th for rising Juniors and Sophomores.

Turning in a speech and actually giving a speech are both requirements for running for a position. Please see Mrs. McCarrell or Mr. Nolen if you have any questions.

Club Photos Thursday

If you are a member of a club, activity or organization at TRHS, group photos for the yearbook will be taken Thursday in the gym during Power Hour. Please see your adviser ASAP to find out more information about your picture time. Please see Mr. Duty if you have any questions. We want you in the yearbook. Times for photos are listed below.

D2 Stageworks Meeting Today

D2 Stageworks will have a meeting on Wednesday in the drama room at the beginning of Power Hour.

Hat Passes on Sale Friday

Hat Passes, to support our LifeLong Learning program, will be on sale this Friday morning in the Commons. Passes are $1 and must be worn on your hat at all times.

Attention Juniors

Furman’s Emerging Public Leaders is a leadership and civic engagement program for students sponsored by the Richard W. Riley Institute of Government, Politics and Public Leadership. This week-long summer program for current juniors (June 21 – 27, 2015) offers a series of experiences that enable students to develop into civic minded and engaged leaders in their communities.Please see Mrs. Hunt during Power Hour for more information.

USC Business at Moore Information

The University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2015 Business at Moore (BAM) summer program! The 2015 BAM summer program will be held June 13-29, 2015. High-achieving high school juniors interested in obtaining a business degree who are under-represented in the fields of business are eligible to apply. Please see Mrs. Hunt in guidance during power hour for more information.

Re-Test for Greenville Tech Classes Thursday

The re-test for Greenville Tech's placement test will be Thursday, March 5th at 12:15, in room 123. You should eat lunch during the first half of Power Hour then report to the testing location at 12:15. If you are not certain if you are supposed to re-test, please see Mrs. Scott in Guidance during Power Hour.

Attention IB Students

The IB group photo for the yearbook will be taken Thursday in the gym at 12:30 p.m. Please do not be late for the photo. Please see Mr. Duty if you have any questions. We want you in the yearbook.

Beta Club Meeting Thursday

The Beta Club will meet on Thursday, March 5. Morning meeting is at 8:00 in Ms. Brailsford's room. Afternoon meeting is at 3:50 in Media Center.

Reid 2nd in State Reflections Contest

Congratulations to Davis Reid! With his photograph entitled "Beauty and the Beast," Reid placed second in the State Reflections Contest in the category of Photography.

TR Green Tip of the Week

Give up bottled water. According to the Sierra Club, 1.5 million barrels of oil are used to make plastic water bottles every year in the United States. So try a PVC-free stainless steel water bottle and refill it regularly.

2015 Academic Outreach Camp Information

The 2015 Academic Outreach Camp website is up and we are taking applications! From exploring manufacturing production processes and healthcare quality outcomes, to driving BMW’s high-performance final product, 30 rising high school seniors will have the opportunity to apply both science and math principles using Lean and Six Sigma tools to manufacturing and healthcare situations during a two-week Academic Outreach Camp sponsored by the University of South Carolina Upstate, BMW Manufacturing and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. Please see Mrs. Hunt in guidance for application information.

Attention Teacher Cadets

Any student who took Teacher Cadet and plans to major in education at a South Carolina college next year should see Mrs. Mason for an application for the Ken Bower Teacher Cadet Scholarship. The deadline to submit this application is March 31.

HSAP No Longer Required for Graduation

Beginning with the Class of 2015, students will no longer be required to pass the state’s high school exit exam to earn a South Carolina diploma. Also, students in the Classes of 1990 through 2014, who met all graduation requirements except passing the exit exam, may petition for a diploma.

Petitions for the Class of 2014 will be processed after the results of the summer High School Assessment Program (HSAP) are released. All other petitions will be processed when received. To petition for a diploma a person must: 1) No longer be enrolled in a public school; 2) Have been denied graduation solely for failing to meet the exit exam requirements (S.C. Code Section 59-18-310(B)); and 3) Complete and sign a Petition Form. Full story and forms at GCS Online

Philosophy, Mission,
and Vision

The Travelers Rest High School community believes that the high school program should prepare every student to live and compete in a global society, setting academic standards within a curriculum appropriate for each student, and provide a learning climate of order, safety, respect, and purpose.

We exist to educate students both academically and socially so that they become responsible citizens of our local and global community.

The faculty and staff see Travelers Rest High School not as an end but as a beginning of a journey toward enlightenment.

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Miss Blue and Gold Pageants Thursday and Friday

(3/4/2015 / TRHS Webmaster)

The annual Miss Blue and Gold Pageants will be held on Thursday and Friday nights, March 5th and 6th, in the auditorium. The TRHS Band Boosters will be selling flowers and concessions both nights as well as Shout Outs and People's Choice voting. The Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors will compete on Thursday night and the Seniors will compete on Friday night.

D2 Stageworks Production Receives Awards

(3/2/2015 / TRHS Staff)

D2 Stageworks attended the Palmetto Dramatic Association and South Carolina Thespians high school theatre festival held at Winthrop University on February 27-March 1. The group presented the one-act play "Small Actors" by Stephen Gregg. The following awards and commendations were awarded:

The play will be presented at the school on Saturday night at 7 PM. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to help defray the costs for the production and travel.

Milla Blackwelder also received a Superior rating for her entry into the Solo Acting category.

Dress Rehearsal Photos

Wyche Speaks to TRHS Students

(2/25/2015 / TRHS Webmaster)

TRHSSam Wyche, former NFL coach of the Bengals, spoke to Travelers Rest High School students today in a special assembly. Wyche told stories from his playing and coaching career with the Bengals, Forty-Niners, Redskins, and Bills and encouraged students to look for life lessons as shared by family, teachers, and others. Wyche played college football at Furman and currently lives in Pickens.

Photo Gallery of the Assembly

Max Heller Scholarship Awarded to Cooper

(2/24/2015 / TRHS Webmaster)

TRHSHezekiah Cooper is this year's recipient of the Max Heller Scholarship for Travelers Rest High School The Max Heller Scholarship is offered by Furman University to one senior from each of the Greenville County high schools. This is a $20,000 scholarship per year for four years for a total of $80,000. It is given in honor of and in the spirit of the late Max Heller, former Mayor of Greenville. who epitomized the values of hard work, personal commitment, and service to the community. Congratulations, Hezekiah!

Devildogs Lose in Playoffs

(2/20/2015 / TRHS Webmaster)

A full gym greeted the Devildogs and the Diamond Hornets of Lower Richland High School on Friday night for the second round of the playoffs. The Devildogs tookk the early lead but the game was close throughout with neither team able to take a lead more than seven points. The Devildogs led 17-14 at the end of the first quarter and had a six point lead late in the half. Lower Richland scored the last six points of the half to tie the score at 30-30.

In the third quarter Lower Richland took the lead and decided to hold the ball the last two minutes or so of the quarter with a 44-40 lead. The Devildogs fell behind by as much as seven points and were unable to catch the Diamond Hornets at the end. A three pointer by Andrew Brown in the closing seconds made the final score 56-54. Lower Richland will travel to their region rival Dreher on Tuesday for the third round game.

The Devildogs season comes to an end but what a season it was. The team finished with a 21-5 record overall. They were 13-1 in region play (giving them a 26-2 region record over the past two years) and were region champions for the second straight year. They won the Thanksgiving Preseason Tournament and the FCA Christmas Tournament championships. The team was third in the final regular season basketball poll for AAA. Congratulations, gentlemen, on a great year.

Senior Andrew Brown finished his career with the Devildogs having become the all time leading scorer for the Devildogs on Thursday night against Chester. He was named the Peach Blossom Region Player of the Year and just named the state AAA Co-player of the year by the SC Basketball Coaches' Association. Andrew was also selected on the All-State team and was selected to the South Carolina team for the North Carolina - South Carolina All Star game on March 28th at Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach. Congratulations, Andrew!

Boys' Basketball vs Lower Richland Photo Gallery

Alive at 25 Information

Alive at 25

Alive at 25 is an early intervention program developed by the National Safety Council to prevent traffic violations, collisions, and fatalities.  It is a 4 ½ hour defensive driving course that addresses the dangers of speeding, failure to use seatbelts, using cell phones while driving, eating while driving, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, and more. It focuses on the behaviors that young drivers exhibit behind the wheel, and allows the student to recognize the consequences of those actions. Completion of the program is required for any student that parks on campus.

Letter to Parents from Mr. Lavely Concerning Alive at 25

How to Register Flyer

Frequently Asked Questions from Parents


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Latest Photo Galleries

All photos in the galleries are copyrighted. Please do not upload the photos to other sites. For permission to use a photo please contact us using the Contact Webmaster link at the bottom of this page.

Assembly with Sam Wyche

D2 Stageworks Presents 'Small Actors' Dress Rehearsal

Boys Basketball vs Lower Richland in Playoffs

Boys Basketball vs Charter in Playoffs

February Pep Rally

Boys' Basketball vs Emerald

Parent Portal

Parent Portal

Greenville County Schools' Parent Portal is an online gateway for parents to information about their child's education.

Parents must have an access ID and password to obtain their children’s school information. Because this information is sensitive, parents must pick up the access ID and password in person at their child’s school and show proper identification.  The school will not email, mail or provide the information over the phone. 

For more information see the Parent's Page

TRHS Grade Posting Policy

All grades for your student will be posted within seven (7) calendar days from the date the assignment/assessment is collected. Major projects and lengthy term papers will have grades posted within fourteen (14) calendar days of collecting the assignment.

Course Catalogs and Forms

Rising 9th Grade (HTML)

Rising 9th Grade (PDF file)

Rising 10th-12th Grade (HTML)

Rising 10th-12th Grade (PDF file)

Enoree Course Catalog

Enoree Application Form

Parent’s Permission and Physical Exam Form