Current Scholars Academy Students
“Surrounded by students on my level of intellect, determination and integrity, I feel much more comfortable.” - Hilary Martin
Great things are always happening at Scholars Academy and we want our students and parents to stay informed. Below you'll find a variety of information to keep you connected throughout the school year.
Summer Reading Assignments:
Spartanburg County School Districts
January 7: Seminar for Prospective Students
Interested 8th grade students and their parents should attend one seminar for more information about applying to the Academy for Fall 2014. This second seminar will be held in the University Readiness Center at USC Upstate from 7-8 pm.
Here are a few bits of news and reminders as we near the end of the semester:
- HOLIDAY The Scholars Academy will be closed Wednesday through Friday next week in observance of the holiday. Spartanburg County schools are closed those same days. We will be on regular schedule Monday and Tuesday.
FINAL EXAMS begin December 9. Here is our schedule for Scholars-only classes:
Dec. 19 The freshmen and sophomores will participate in our annual Gatsby Day on Dec. 19 from 8:30-12:00 in the University Readiness Center. Buses and cars should drop off and pick up there. LUNCH Scholars who need to eat lunch on campus Dec. 16-19 will have to bring their lunch since cafes will be closed. Dec. 20 No students go to Upstate on Dec. 20; attend own school per their schedule for that day. Report cards will be mailed on this day.
- Dec. 9 Government 101, Precal 126 & 127
- Dec. 10 Calculus 141
- Dec. 11 Physics 101, Biology 101, Chemistry 101
- Dec. 12 No exams in Scholars-only classes
- Dec. 13 US History 105
- Dec. 17 English I & II Honors, English III & IV Honors (AP English Language)
- Dec. 18 Geometry Honors, Algebra II Honors
- Juniors & seniors in blended classes will follow the exam schedule per their professor and posted on the Academic Calendar on USC Upstate’s website.
- Freshmen and sophomores will attend honors and AP classes when not in a college exam. A specific schedule will be sent to these groups on Dec. 2.