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Band Receives Excellent Rating

Congratulations to the Travelers Rest Symphonic Band! The band performed in their annual state concert assessment on Thursday and earned an overall Excellent Rating with a very difficult stage concert. The band earned all Superior Ratings in the sight-reading room, performing music they had never seen before with only 6 minutes to prepare the entire piece.

FFA Plant Sale Information

The FFA will be selling a variety of plants with a special Early Bird Sale during the Car Show on Saturday, March 30th. They will also take orders from April 22nd until May 24th. For more information including the types of plants, prices, and hours they will take sales please see the flyer linked below.

FFA Spring Plant Sale Flyer (PDF)

Prom King and Queen Nominations

Attention seniors! Seniors may nominate someone for Prom King and/or Prom Queen on Wednesday, March 20th through Wednesday, March 27th during Power Hour in the library. Please see Ms. Gordon or Mrs. McCarrell with any questions!

Spirit Week Shirts

Spirit Week shirts will be on sale in the library, during Power Hour, on Monday, March 18th through Tuesday, March 26th. Shirts are $15.00 each. Please see Mrs. McCarrell with any questions.

Prom Information

Prom tickets will be on sale on Monday, April 1st through Friday, April 5th in the library during Power Hour ONLY! Tickets are $25.00 each and every student attending Prom must be cleared of all fines and debts before he/she will be allowed a ticket. If you think you may owe something to the school, please check with the bookkeeper now so that you may clear fines before tickets are on sale. Please see Ms. Gordon or Ms. McCarrell with any questions.

Teacher Cadet Scholarship Opportunity

Any student who took the Teacher Cadet class and plans to attend a SC college or university next year to become a teacher is invited to apply for the Ken Bower Teacher Cadet Scholarship. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31. Please see Mrs. Mason with any questions. The link to the application is here

Scholarship Information for Seniors

Seniors should regularly check the Scholarship Update posted on the Counseling Department webpage and linked below. New scholarship opportunities are added throughout the year. Contact your counselor for more information.

Scholarship Update

Spring EOC Dates

The spring End of Course Tests will be given on the following dates. More information will be provided as we get closer to these dates.

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

Great Night for Devildog Sports

(3/22/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Sports collage

Thursday night was a busy night for spring sports both at home and away. The Devildog tennis team hosted Chapman in a non-region match and cruised to a 7-0 victory. Cross Powell, Mason Tubb, Eli Verdin, Zack Verdin, and Will Sharpe won their singles matches. Cross Powell and Mason Tubb won their doubles match. Chase Green and Dylan Timms also won their doubles match. The Devildogs are 5-1 overall on the season and will travel to Berea on Monday for a region match.

The Lady Devildog softball team hosted Riverside in a non-region game. Kara Parker pitched the complete game and also had a pair of RBIs as the ladies defeated the Lady Warriors 3-1. They will host Greer tonight.

The Devildog baseball team hosted Pickens and jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead in the first two innings. Isaac McKitrick pitched the complete game as the Devildogs defeated the Blue Flames 11-1 in five innings. They will travel to Greer tonight seeking a sweep over the Yellow Jackets after picking up a 5-4 win earlier this week.

The Devildog soccer teams played at Blue Ridge and swept the Tigers. The Lady Devildogs were led by Emma Deadwyler with four goals. After leading 3-2 at the half they picked up five goals in the second half to win 8-2. The boys' team also picked up a big region win as they shut out the Tigers 2-0. Both teams will travel to Berea on Monday night.

Boys' Tennis vs Chapman Photo Gallery

Softball vs Riverside Photo Gallery

Baseball vs Pickens Photo Gallery

Soccer Teams Sweep Greer

(3/14/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Soccer collage

The Devildog soccer teams hosted Greer in their first home region matches on Thursday night. In the first game, the Lady Devildogs scored in the opening minutes of the game to take a 1-0 lead. They had several chances later in the half but were unable to add on to their lead. Greer scored early in the second half to tie the game but a late score by the Lady Devildogs gave them a 2-1 lead. They were able to hold on and won their first game of the season. They are now 1-2 overall and 1-1 in Region 2.

In the boys' game the Devildogs had several good runs in the first half including a shot that hit the post. They were able to capitalize late in the half to take a 1-0 lead. They would add another goal in the second half and hold on to take the 2-0 win and move to 1-1 in Region 2 play as well. The teams will travel to Greenville on Monday for their next game.

Girls' Soccer vs Greer Photo Gallery

Boys' Soccer vs Greer Photo Gallery

Smith Named State Finalist

(3/13/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Shelley Smith

Shelley Smith, GCS Teacher of the Year, was surprised today by GCS Superintendent Burke Royster and State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman as they informed her that she is one of the five finalists for SC Teacher of the Year. Smith is pictured above with Royster, Spearman, and Lou Lavely receiving a check for $10,000. Congratulations, Ms. Smith! (Photo taken from the GCS Twitter post.)

Full Press Release

Devildog Baseball Team Shuts Out Eagles

(3/12/2019 / TRHS Webmaster)

Baseball vs Eastside

The Devildog baseball team hosted Eastside in their first Region 2 game on Tuesday night. The game was a pitchers' duel for the first three and a half innings but senior Hayden Barrett put the Devildogs on the scoreboard with a 2 run home run in the bottom of the 4th inning. Barrett picked up his third RBI of the game in the 6th inning and scored later that inning giving the Devildogs a 4-0 lead entering the final inning. Eastside did manage to get two runners on base with two outs but Case struck out the final batter closing out the game. Case only gave up three hits in the game and the Devildogs scored their four runs on nine hits. They will travel to Eastside on Friday night.

Baseball vs Eastside Photo Gallery

Alive at 25 Information

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