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Last Chance for Buy-Out Tickets

Tickets for the 3rd Block Buyout continue to be sold. Your last chance will be Power Hour on Friday. Don't forget to get your Chick-fil-A biscuits and Wendy's hamburgers on Friday.

Winter Week Information

Winter Week continues with the first chance to get your tickets for the 3rd block buyout on Friday. Tickets will be on sale in the Commons during Power Hour for dodge-ball. They will be sold every day until the buyout. Also, Moes will be on sale for $5.00 in the Commons for lunch. Don't miss out some great food and helping the kids in our area have toys under the tree!

Attention Future Education Majors

If you are interested in earning a teaching degree from Clemson University and Earning College Credits while you are in highschool, please sign up for an interest meeting to learn more about the "Expressway to Tigertown" program. This program is for current 9th-11th graders and you can sign up in the guidance office. The deadline to sign up is Friday, December 13th.

Interested in playing Baseball?

Anyone that is interested in playing baseball in the spring, there will be an informational meeting on Thursday, December 12, the second half of power hour in room 001. If you can not make it you need to see Coach McKitrick before Thursday to pick up some information.

Interested in Taking Greenville Tech Classes?

Attention current 10th and 11th graders who are interested in Greenville Tech's Early College classes for next school year. We will offer the Accuplacer, Greenville Tech's placement test, on January 7th. You must sign up in Guidance by Wednesday, December 18th. Please see Mrs. Scott if you have any questions.

Interested in Pole Vaulting?

Interested in pole vaulting for the track team this spring? Please attend the pole vault interest meeting this Thursday December 12th during the first half of PowerHour. All males and females interested need to meet downstairs by the PE locker rooms at 11:45. You will be able to meet the new pole vault coach and get a pre-season practice schedule. If you have any questions please see Coach Baber.

Interested in Majoring in Education?

Attention future education majors!!! If you would like the opportunity to earn your teaching degree through Clemson University and earn College Credits while still in high school, please sign up in guidance for an interest meeting to learn more about the "Expressway to Tigertown" program. This opportunity is available for students in the 9th-11th grades. Please sign up no later than Friday, December 13th.

Check Out the Latest Scholarship Opportunities

College is expensive but there are a lot of scholarships available that can help reduce your costs. The Counseling Department regularly updates a list of scholarships so be sure to check often to see what might be new. There are deadlines to apply so don't delay. See the link below for the newest list. If you have any questions please see Ms. Carter in the Counseling Office.

Latest Scholarship Update

EOC and Exam Test Dates

Here are the dates for the Fall Semester End of Course tests and Exams.

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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.

Devildog News

Three Devildog Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

(12/9/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Signing Ceremony

Devildog Seniors Emma Deadwyler, Hunter Edens, and Karah Parker signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers this afternoon in front of family, friends, and media in the Media Center. Deadwyler signed to play soccer and run track at Anderson University. Edens signed with USC-Upstate and will be on the track and field team throwing shot put and discus. Parker signed to play softball with USC-Aiken as a middle infielder. Congratulations to all these athletes!

Winter 2019 Signing Ceremony Photo Gallery

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Varsity Devildogs Win Over Riverside

(12/5/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Basketball Collage

The varsity basketball teams played their first home games of the season on Thursday night and both the girls' and boys' won their games by comfortable margins.

In the girls' game, both teams took some time to get things going. The Lady Devildogs finally scored about half way through the first quarter. They then held Riverside to 2 points in the quarter leading 16-2 at the end of the quarter. The game was never close after that with Travelers Rest leading by as much as 25. They won 54-34 and are now 2-0 on the season.

The boys' game saw the Devildogs again struggling in the first half only to pull away in the second half. They trailed 13-11 at the end of the first quarter and were tied at 21 at the end of the half. They came out strong in the second half and won 59-40 to also go 2-0 for the season.

Both teams will host Wade Hampton on Tuesday night.

Girls' Basketball vs Riverside Photo Gallery

Boys' Basketball vs Riverside Photo Gallery

Staff Members Receive Recognition

(12/5/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Employees of the Month

Three TRHS staff members received gift cards from local business partners on Wednesday. Pictured above are Allen Clark from Shortfield's, Steve Waddell from State Farm, and Sarah Coleman from George Coleman Ford with the staff members. The staff members are Mitzi Cruell (November Employee of the Month), Bronwyn White (November Teacher of the Month), and Norm Nolen (October Teacher of the Month.)

Coach Gould Receives Award from SCFCA

(12/4/2019 / TRHS Principal)

CCoach Gould

Congratulations to TRHS Head Football Coach, Ray Gould, on being selected as the SC 4A Upper State Palmetto Champions All-Star Coach of the year by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association. Coach Gould led the TRHS Devildogs to an 8-3 record this year. For the first time, since 1990, the Devildogs won 8 games. Also, the Devildogs have 15 wins over the last two seasons. The team won four home games this year for the first time since moving into the stadium in 2006. We are proud of Coach Gould, and all that he as accomplished at TRHS. Coach Gould will receive his award at the Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Banquet on Thursday, December 5.

Rierson Named TRHS Teacher of the Year

(12/4/2019 / TRHS Principal)

Mr. RiersonIt is with great pleasure that we recognize Mr. Zoren Rierson as our Travelers Rest High School Teacher of the Year for 2020-2021!

Mr. Rierson is a valuable member of Travelers Rest High and Greenville County Schools as a whole. He's currently serving as a Special Education Teacher and has been Special Education Department Chair for the past three years. Also, Mr. Rierson serves as head coach for the girls' soccer team. Furthermore, he is the lead sponsor for the Beta Club, as well as serving as the State Sponsor Elect for the South Carolina Beta Club. Earlier this school year, Clemson University selected Mr. Rierson as a Master Teacher for the Teacher Resident program. He works extremely hard for our students to make sure that they are receiving the best education possible and also works to build lasting relationships with them. Mr. Rierson possesses a superior ability to impart knowledge and inspire students with a love of learning. He has made significant contributions to the field of education by conducting seminars and workshops, supporting fellow teachers in their professional development, and maintaining the utmost respect and admiration of students, parents, colleagues, and district personnel.

Congratulations, Mr. Rierson! We are so proud to have you represent Travelers Rest High as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year!

Alive at 25 Information

Alive at 25 logoAlive 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. Use the links below to download a flyer about the program or go to their website. You can find upcoming classes on their website using the second link. Completion of the program is required for any student that parks on campus.

Alive at 25 Registration & FAQ Flyer (PDF)

Alive at 25 Registration Page on Website