• Upcoming Events/Announcements


     The South Florence High School Guidance Department hours are as follows:

    10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

    2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

    REMINDER: Check your emails daily! Log into every class every day and work diligently.

    From all of us in the Guidance Department: "BE SAFE"


    Florence Darlington Technical College Acceptance Signing will be Friday, March, 13th 2020 during 1st Block. Students will receive their acceptance packet at that time. Parents are encouraged to attend.


    Francis Marion Interview Day Friday, March 20, 2020. Students may sign-up in Guidance!


    Accuplacer will be given on Tuesday, March, 24 2020. Students may sign-up in Guidance!


    ASVAB Testing will be given on Thursday, April 23, 2020.  Students may sign-up in Guidance!


     Charleston Southern University: CALL ME MISTER

    CSU's CALL ME MISTER Program is for you if:

    • You are an African American or other minority male
    • You want to teach in a SC elementary or middle school
    • You exhibit servant leadership qualities
    • You need money for college (up to $10,000 yearly)
    • You thrive in a small, family-like learning environment

    For more information on both CSU and/or Call Me Mister Program: 




    The 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference (Rising Sophomores/Juniors)

    June 21-27, 2020

    July 12-18, 2020 at Clemson University, click link for more details:https://www.clemson.edu/extension/4h/pinckney

    Deadline: March 13, 2020


    Any juniors interested in attending Palmetto Girls and Boys State 2020, may pick up an application in Guidance. For consideration, students must submit a completed application along with all requested documents to Mrs. Page in Guidance, no later than Friday, March 13, 2020 at 3:30 pm. 


    9th Grade IPG's will begin Tuesday, February 11th 2020


    Pee Dee Electric Cooperative Youth Summit

    Win a trip to Washington, D.C. or South Carolina's capital. For more details and applications visit:https://www.pdec.com/

    Deadline: February 21, 2020 


     Transcript Instruction

    Due to implementation timeline at F1S, the district has decided to utilize the NCAA and non-college transcripts feature for class of 2019 to request send of their final transcripts to the colleges they plan to attend. See directions for Transcript Request through SchooLinks.


    Enter to win $1,000 for college in less than a minute, visithttps://www.scstudentloan.org


    ASVAB testing on Wednesday, November, 13th 2019. Students must sign up in Guidance. See Mr. Dupree with any additional questions.


    The Accuplacer test will be given at South Florence on Tuesday, November, 19th 2019. Accuplacer is a testing system that can be used to determine if post-seconadry students have the skills and knowledge needed to start taking college-level courses, regardless of whether they're enrolling in a career-training or traditional college program. The purpose of the Accuplacer test evaluates the mathematics, reading and writing skills of test-takers for collegiate class placement. Students must sign up in Guidance. See Mr. Dupree with any additional questions.


    There will be an Essay Writing Workshop for students on Thursday, October, 10th 2019. This purpose of this workshop is to assist students with the writing portion of the SAT/ACT.  Any interested students can meet Dr. Elom in Room 119 between 4-5pm on the date provided. 


    Attention: Juniors/Seniors!! SC College Fair at South Florence on Friday, October, 18th 2019. This is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to meet with various college, university, and military representatives. All juniors and seniors are eligible to attend.  Contact Guidance with any questions.



    Morris College is pleased to announce the Thirty-sixth Annual High School Visitation Day which will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Please return the reservation card by October 11, 2019. Visit Guidance for more details.


    College Application Day for South Florence Seniors will be held on Wednesday, October, 30th 2019 from 8:30am -3:30pm.  Various college representatives will be in attendance. Participation in this event does NOT provide an excuse for missed assignments.


    Bryce Kennedy, Florence Darlington Tech High School recruiter will be on campus every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Media Center (9:00 am-12 noon). Mr. Kennedy will be available to answer any questions pertaining to admissions/dual credit. Please sign up in Guidance to schedule an appointment.


    Students who are interested in the United States Service Academies are encouraged to visit https://www.scott.senate.gov. The Academies offer first quality eeducation at no cost to the student. In return, a commitment of four to five years is required. Please visit the website for more details.


     Financial Aid Powerpoint

     Financial Aid Workshop


    South Florence will host a Schoolinks Training for Parents on Thursday September 12th at 6pm-7pm. Schoolinks was designed to be user-friendly and engaging, helping

    students prepare for college, career and life in a way that feels relevant to them. Training will be held in Media Center.



    Anxiety 101 Workshop on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:00-7:00pm

    • This workshop will provide tools, tips, and techniques for parents dealing with anxiety. 
    • Presented by: Sam Fryer, School Based Therapist 

    This event is free and open to the public!!


    Financial Aid Workshop/Junior Senior Parent Information Night on Thursday September 26th at 6:00pm until 8:00pm in the South Florence Library.

    • Topics to be discussed include applying to college, SAT/ACT, scholarships and financial aid. 


    Francis Marion will host Interview Day at South Florence High School on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019. Interested seniors must sign up in Guidance for a specific time. In order to interview with a FMU admissions counselor, seniors need to complete the following:

    • Apply to FMU online at https://www.fmarion.edu/admissions/applynow prior to your interview. Application fee will be waived. Do not submit fee.
    • If you have  taken the SAT and/or ACT, please bring a copy of your score sheet with you. You will find the score sheet by signing into your SAT/ACT account. If we have a copy of your ACT results from last spring, we will provide a copy for your interview.

    Please dress appropriately and be on time to your interview in the library. Teachers will receive an email from Mr. Dupree with the interview schedule for the day. Feel free to contact Mr. Dupree with any questions or concerns. Deadline for signing-up is 12 noon on Tuesday October 1st 2019.


    South Florence will host SC College Fair on Friday October 18th. This is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to meet with various college, university, and military representatives. All juniors and seniors are eligible to attend. Feel free to contact Mr. Dupree with any additional questions.


    College Application Day at South Florence will be held on Wednesday, October 30th. Various college respresentatives will be in attendance. FREE APPLICATIONS from the majority of our visiting colleges/universities! Take advantage of this opportunity!!