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Upcoming Events

October 15, 2014
PSAT Administered 

October 16, 2014
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College 
Nursing Presentation
10:00 a.m.

October 20, 2014
Staff Development
(No School for Students)

Parent/Teacher Conferences 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

October 21, 2014
End of  First Nine Weeks

October 28, 2014
Report Cards Issued

Please check out our Announcements  Page to get dates for other sporting and school events.

Congratulates Support Employee of the Year

Jarvis Davis, Behavior Interventionist/Bus Supervisor/Coach, at Hunter Kinard Tyler High School, was named the district's Support Employee of the Year for 2014. Coach Davis was presented with his award at the OCSD4 Back To School Meeting held on August 12th, 2014. Thank you and congratulations coach Davis!

Free Practice for the ACT/SAT/ASVAB
 Courtesy of the US Army

 Football News

Congratulations to Jarius Jenkins who was awarded the T&D Offensive Player of the Week for Week 0 by the Orangeburg County Touchdown Club. 

South Carolina Colleges Guide
The South Carolina colleges guide is a no-cost resource that allows students to view in-depth information and data on colleges and universities in the state, and to use a custom search tool to identify potential schools by size, city, type, cost and more. ​

Career Resources
Listed below are career resources available in guidance for student and staff use.  
Great Jobs for Business Majors
Great Jobs for Math Majors
Job Search for People w/ Disabilities
High Growth Careers
STEM Careers
Green Careers
Non-Traditional Careers
Careers in Engineering
Careers in Law and the Legal Industry
Careers in Forensic Science
Careers in Armed Forces
Careers in Health Care
Careers in Banking, Finance and Insurance
Careers in Music
Careers in Conservation and the Environment
Careers in the Visual Arts
Careers in Library & Information Science
Careers in Photography
Career in the Publishing Industry
Careers in Science
Careers in Advertising & Public Relations
Careers in Theater & the Performing Arts
Careers in Fashion
Careers in Film Industry
Careers in Writing
Careers in Automotive Industry
Careers in Education & Related Services

    SAT Test Dates
Oct.11 -  Register by Sept. 12
Nov. 4 -  Register by Oct. 9
Dec. 6 -  Register by Nov. 6
Jan. 24 - Register by Dec. 29
Mar. 14 - Register by Feb. 13
May 2 -   Register by Apr. 6
June 6 -  Register by May 8
*Paper registration or online*
Cost: $52.50

ACT Test Dates
Oct. 25 - Register by Sept. 19
Dec. 13 - Register by Nov. 7
Feb. 7 -   Register by Jan. 9
April 18 - Register by Mar. 13
June 13 - Register by May 8
*Online registration only*
Cost: $38.00 - No Writing
          $54.00 - With Writing
Fee waivers are available to juniors and seniors who are economically eligible, please see Mrs. Edwards.

High School Exit Exam Elimination
Act 155 (H. 3919) passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Nikki R. Haley on April 14, 2014, states in part “Beginning with the graduating class of 2015, students are no longer required to meet the exit examination requirements set forth in in this section and State Regulation to earn a South Carolina high school diploma."
A person who is no longer enrolled in a public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the exit exam requirements may petition the local school board to determine the student’s eligibility to receive a high school diploma. The elimination of the exit exam (BSAP, HSAP) requirement is retroactive to the graduating class of 1990. The local school board will transmit diploma requests to the South Carolina Department of Education in accordance with Department procedures, which are included below. Petitions under this section must be submitted to the local school board by December 31, 2015.
Persons eligible to receive a South Carolina high school diploma under these provisions must have met all other graduation requirements at the time of his or her high school attendance. All eligible candidates' names must be verified and submitted by the local school board. The Department will not accept requests directly from a diploma candidate. Petitions should be directed to the local school board based upon the high school that the eligible candidate attended. The process for completing petitions will vary according to local district policy, however all petitions must be received by school boards no later than December 31, 2015.
The South Carolina Department of Education will begin processing requests from local school boards as soon as possible. Since this law applies to the graduating class of 2015, students in the graduating class of 2014 who are denied graduation solely for failing to meet the exit exam requirement may petition their local school board for a high school diploma as soon as they are no longer enrolled in public school, as outlined in the law.
Please see the FAQ below and contact with any questions. 



Lunch Survey
In order for Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School to improve its lunch program, we are asking that you take a few minutes to complete this brief survey. We would like to say thank you in advance for your time.

 Parent Information

Common Core State Standards
Orangeburg County School Disitrict 4 has begun using Common Core State Standards during this school year.  You may click on this link to find information to help your child/children as they transition. 


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