Feature Stories

  • See Something, Say Something

    North Carolina State Superintendent Mark Johnson has launched a statewide program to expand school safety efforts. The state has joined Sandy Hook Promise to bring the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System to North Carolina schools. This system is designed to change and save lives by teaching students, educators and administrators how to recognize the signs and signals of those who may be at risk of hurting themselves or others, and to anonymously report this information through a telephone crisis hotline, website or mobile app.

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  • Duke Energy Demonstrates Drones

    Mr. Kanagy and Mr. Williams from Duke Energy came today to Mrs. Ollis’ Flight/Space and 3D Printing classes to present about the Drone Program.

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  • SVMS Choir Students Get Rare Opportunity

    The SVMS Choir was invited to participate in the 2019 American Music Guild Heritage Awards. On November 7, we went to Monroe Crossing Mall to rehearse for the awards ceremony, which will take place on Saturday, November 9 at Ovens Auditorium.

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  • Beta Club Students Partner with Shiloh Valley Elementary

    Shiloh Valley Elementary got some helping hands from the Beta Club for its Mad Scientist Day. The elementary students were busy with experimenting with properties of matter, chemical reactions, and generally getting messy.

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  • 7th Graders Explore Futures

    The seventh graders had an opportunity to focus on the future for two days this past week. The grade level was divided into two groups to enable visits to UNC-Charlotte. At UNC-C they learned about different living environments at college and the wide variety of majors and colleges contained within the University. They toured the campus, including the libraries and were treated to a presentation on STEM opportunities.

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  • Caring for SVMS Students

    October was a month in with there was a large number of initiatives addressing the social and emotional needs of SVMS students. October is National Bullying Prevention Month and SVMS made it a central theme.

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  • SVMS Students Step Up

    As part of the SVMS Leader in Me adoption, students have been choosing to apply for a variety of jobs at school. Students interviewed for a variety of positions with their supervisors and have started contributing to the functioning of the school.

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  • Clubs at the Valley

    SVMS students have each signed up for a club this semester. The options ranged from the physical like Tennis Club, Lacrosse Club, 4-Square Club to gaming like Card Games, Board Games, Chess Club, Fantasy Game Club, to the academic competitive ones like Science Olympiad, Robotics Club, Battle of the Books Club, and Math 24 Club.

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  • Social-Emotional Intelligence Explored

    Ms. Butler, 6th Grade Counselor, is making her way to all 6th grade classrooms to teach students about EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (EQ), which has five parts: Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Social Skills, Empathy, and Motivation.

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  • Spanish 1 Students Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    Mrs. Platnick’s Spanish 1 classes explored various Spanish speaking countries to enhance their language development. National Hispanic Heritage Month starts annually on September 15 and runs through October 15.

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