Principal

Ms. Jill Jett

Phone: 803.641.2600

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Ms. Jill Jett

Greetings Thoroughbreds!

I am Jill W. Jett, Principal of South Aiken High School. I have been married to a great husband for 41 years, mother to an amazing son and daughter (South Aiken graduate), and blessed to have three precious grandsons and one more on the way! My husband and I are both Aiken natvies and we love te South Aiken community. I am beginning my fourth year as the Principal at South Aiken and have veen able to work closely with amazing faculty, staff, parents and students of this supportive community. Our work at South Aiken is to provide our students with a safe, nurturing environment where they are able to challenge themselves, work with teachers and administrators who believe in them, and find the best path to success and a rewarding career.
 
Cheif Administrator and Instructional Leader:
In my role, I work to develop and implement policies, programs, curriculum activities and budgets to promote the educational development of all students and the professional development of all faculty and staff members.
 

Educational Background
1981- BA Secondary Education (History and Spanish), Clemson University
2009- M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Augusta University


Hobbies/Interests
Travel
Pets


Assistant Principals

Ms. Martha Messick

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Ms. Martha Messick

Welcome to South Aiken!

My name is Martha Messick and I am so proud to be a part of the South Aiken Family! I am a mother of two beautiful boys (ages 8 and 10) and wife of a wonderful husband. I have lived in Aiken my entire life and am a graduate of South Aiken High School c/o '96! I am very excited to work with the students, parents, faculty and the surrounding community of South Aiken. My goal is to ensure that every student finds success at South Aiken and is prepared for their future endeavors. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

SAHS Responsibilities:
9th-12th Attendance
AP Coordinator
NMSI Coordinator
School Testing Coordinator
Homebound Coordinator
 

Educational Background
1996- South Aiken High School
2002- BA Secondary Education (Social Studies), University of South Carolina Aiken
2008- M.Ed. Educational Administration, University of South Carolina
2013- Ed.S. Educational Leadership, Georgia Regents University

Hobbies/Interests
Dance
Shopping
Spending time with family and friends

Profile of SC Graduate
http://www.eoc.sc.gov/Home/Budget%20Reports/Profile%20of%20the%20SC%20Graduate.pdf
 
Ms. Tamara Shaffer

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Ms. Tamara Shaffer

My name is Tami Shaffer and I feel so privileged to be able to serve the faculty, students and parents of South Aiken High School.   My husband Mike and I have been married for 20 years and we have four wonderful little boys ranging in age from 7 to 11 years old.  Prior to joining the administrative team, I served as an English teacher for 8 years and loved every moment of it!   I am excited to be a part of encouraging and assisting our students in reaching their full potential so please don't hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns:  tshaffer@acpsd.net or 803-641-2600, ext 132.  


SAHS Responsibilities:
11th-12th Grade Discipline
SPED Lead
EOC testing
Accelerate
 
Educational Background
2003- BA Secondary Education (English), University of South Carolina Aiken
2011- M.Ed. Educational Administration, Augusta State University
 
Hobbies/Interests
Travel
Reading
Family time
Mr. Samuel Fuller

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Mr. Samuel Fuller

My name is Sam Fuller and I am in my third year at South Aiken High. I have enjoyed my time here immensely. I enjoy all things related to sports and have coached a wide variety as well. When it doesn't involve sports, I enjoy travling. My role in education is a labor of love inwhich I want to doeverything possible to ensure student success.

SAHS Responsibilities:
9th & 10th  Grade Discipline K-Z
Freshman Academy Coordinator
Facilities/Maintenance Supervisor
Read 180 Program Lead
 
Educational Background
2004- BS Physical Education, The Citidal
2011- M.Ed. Divergent Learning, Columbia College
2013- M.Ed. Educational Leadership, University of South Carolina
 
Hobbies/Interests
Travel
Sports
Mr. Miguel Burns

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Mr. Miguel Burns

My name is Miguel Burns and I am in my second year as an assistant principal at South Aiken High School. My wife, Michelle of 20 years, and I have three wonderful girls ages 12, 13, and 17. Before joining the administratinve team, I taught math and coached at various high schools for 20 years. I consider it a great honor to serve the students, faculty, parents and community of Aiken. Feel free to contact me with any questions.

SAHS Responsibilities:
9th & 10th  Grade Discipline A-J
Textbook Coordinator
Transportation Supervisor
Student Intervention Team Lead
Summer School Administrator
 
Educational Background
1996- BS Mathematics Education, South Carolina State University
2011- M.Ed. Educational Administration, University of South Carolina
 
Hobbies/Interests
Travel
Basketball
Fishing