Together, we are empowering students to become life-long learners by building rapport and providing relevant, rigorous instruction.
Our Vision & Beliefs
Our vision is to become a school that:
- Provides the foundation and desire for lifelong learning
- Fosters civic responsibility
- Promotes global understanding and compassion
Walhalla High School believes in:
- Providing a safe, healthy, and respectful environment
- Challenging students through relevant and rigorous instruction and curriculum
- Engaging students in higher order thinking skills
- Modeling life-long learning
- Encouraging active civic engagement
- Building cooperative efforts among stakeholders
- Expanding an awareness of global connections
The School District of Oconee County held its annual employee recognition ceremony on Monday, October 4th to name the 2021-2022 Teacher and Support Employee of the Year.
Cassondra Moore was named Teacher of the Year. Ms. Moore, who serves as the media specialist at Seneca Middle School, joined the district in 2017 as a middle school English/Language Arts teacher. She is known for her unlimited enthusiasm, persistent commitment to her students and school community, and her positive outlook in all aspects of life. Moore will receive $1000 and will represent the district at the SC Teacher Forum Conference to be held in November.
Nancy Ratliff, receptionist at Seneca High School, was named Support Employee of the Year. Ms. Ratliff has been at Seneca High for four years. She is known for her warm welcome, positive attitude and willingness to help others in any situation. Mrs. Ratliff will receive $250.
The School District of Oconee County has partnered with DHEC to provide increased testing availability for SDOC students and staff. Drive-thru testing will be available at the Bountyland Education Campus from 8:00am to 2:00pm Monday through Friday.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households.
The School District of Oconee 2021-2022 school year COVID-19 Guidelines have been updated and posted on the district website. A summary of the changes is included below; complete guidelines can be found on the COVID-19 page of the district website.
Masks are now strongly encouraged for all students and staff
Visitors to school buildings will be limited to essential reasons only.
Elementary students will be “cohorted,” meaning classrooms will not “mix” with other classrooms throughout the day, including recess. Elementary students will eat meals in the classroom.
Field trips are suspended for the 1st 9 weeks of school.
Drive Smart is a driving course, taught by the SDOC School Resource Officers, that all students must take prior to driving and parking on one of our campuses. Cost of the course is $25.00.