Spearfish High School

Mr. Steve Morford, Principal

About Mr. Morford

SHS Room Map

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Welcome to Spearfish High School. The 640 students of SHS receive the best education possible from a dedicated, energetic, highly qualified professional staff. We offer a wide and varied curriculum that prepares our students for what lies ahead of them after graduation. SHS also has a wide range of activities, athletics and clubs available to our student body.

SHS has a lot to be proud of. The list of accomplishments of our students and staff are numerous and continues to grow each year.

Monthly SHS News

Students of the Month 2018 - 2019

End of School Year Procedures

Class of 2019 Last Days Items

2019 - 2020 Calendar Items

AdvancED Report

Professional Development for Freshman Parents

2018 - 2019 Calendar Items

Senior Parent Financial Aid Information

ACT Prep Opportunity

13 Reasons Why - talking points

Preparing for the ACT


Survey Links
2019 Student
2019 Senior Exit
Grad 2018 Follow up
2018 Student
2018 Senior Exit
Grad 2017 Follow up
2017 9th Transition
2017 Student
2017 Senior Exit
Grad 2016 Follow up
2017 PD Teacher Survey
2016 9th Transition
2016 Student
2016 Senior Exit
Grad 2015 Follow up
2015 Student
2015 Senior Exit
2015 9th Transition
Grad 2014 Follow up
2014 Student
2014 Senior Exit
Grad 2013 Follow up
AdvancED Nov 2013
Student 2013
Senior Exit 2013
AdvancED Nov 2012

"I can give you a six-word formula for success: "Think things through - then follow through." - Edward Rickenbacker

Meeting Agendas
Staff Meeting May 2019
Staff Meeting March 2019
Staff Meeting February 2019
Staff Meeting January 2019
Laptop Group January 2019
Staff Meeting December 2018
Laptop Group Nov 2018
Staff Meeting November 2018
Laptop Group Sept 2018
Staff Meeting Sept 2018
August 20-22 Inservice Agenda
Staff Meeting August 2018

Meeting Summaries
Laptop Meeting Summary Jan 2019
Laptop Meeting Summary Nov 2018
Laptop Meeting Summary Sept 2018

Interesting Articles

FAFSA Guide Book

FAFSA Video Guide


SD Stars Connections
HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G2

SD DOE Events


ACT 2018
ACT Scores 2003 - 2018 SHS
2017 Frosh Transition Survey

ACT 2017
ACT 2016
2016 Frosh Transition Survey
SHS 2015 State Report Card
ACT SHS Report 2015
ACT Full Report 2015
AP 5 Year Summary
AP Comparisons 2015
PSAT Class of 2016
NCRC 2015
ACT SHS Report 2014
ACT Scores Spreadsheet
ACT Full Report 2014
SHS State Report Card
Sept 22 Data Study forms
Sept 22 Data enhancement

We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are. Max DePree

It is little short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not completely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry
Albert Einstein

I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Larry Bird

If you accept the expectations of others, especially the negative ones, then you will never change the outcome
Michael Jordan

The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and retain the ability to function"
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Upcoming Events

Activities Schedule

"A great attitude is not the result of success; success is the result of a great attitude." Earl Nightingale

"How many times I got to tell you? Don't fight the rabbits. Because, boys, if you fight the rabbits, the elephants are going to kill you." Bobby Knight

"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan


2019 Summer School Information

School Lunch Information - Lunchtime Solutions

Computer Quick Guide

Laptop Sign Off Sheet PDF (Word)

Fundamental Five Instruction

YFS Services

Spearfish Community Resource Guide

Junior to Senior Transition

Sophomore to Junior Transition