ASVAB Testing, Tuesday, January 30, 2018
10th-12th grade students may sign up in the Counseling Center to take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery). The test results provide students a snapshot of their verbal, math, science, and technical skills compared to other students across the nation in the same grade. Although military personnel administer the test, taking the test does NOT obligate students to enlist in the military. Questions? Contact Counselor Sally Page (PageS@fultonschools.org).
provides a comprehensive developmental school counselingprogram addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of allstudents. School counselors, as part of the Riverwood learning community, facilitate thesupport system so all students have access to the tools enabling them to becomeresponsible and productive citizens, who can effectively manage future challenges andwho can progress confidently into an ever-changing society.
Career Readiness Initiative: Adult Volunteers and Businesses Needed
Please use the online form (link) to sign up to assist with a Career Cafe and/or Business Connection, or to request more information. Career Cafes, career-related workshops or information sessions, will take place during lunch hours. Business connections will offer internships and career-related mentorships.
Junior Class Planning Packets (Class of 2019)
The Counselors will conduct one-on-one meetings with Juniors and their parents during Fall Semester 2017. To make the most out of the session, please review and complete the Class of 2019 Planning Packet before attending the conference.
It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis ofrace, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice,educational program, or any other program, activity or service. If you wish to make acomplaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program,activity or service, contact Compliance Coordinator (Chief Human Resources Officer), 6201 Powers Ferry Road ,NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, 470-254-3600.
Grade Level Counseling Nights
The Counseling Center hosts Grade Level meetings for parents and students to address specific grade level information. Below are links to the presentations:
12th Grade: August 2017 Presentation
11th Grade: August 2017 Presentations
Jr Class PowerPoint
Jr Class SAT/ACT PowerPoint
10th Grade: September 2017 Presentations
Soph Class PowerPoint
Soph Class SAT/ACT PowerPoint
9th Grade: September 2017 Presentations
Freshman Class PowerPoint
Freshman Class Tutorial Schedule
The evenings are a great opportunity for parents to meet, review the academic year ahead, and hear about issues such as: graduation information for seniors, importance of the PSAT's for juniors, testing each grade level can expect, graduation requirements to think about during the four years of high school, and how the Counseling Center works. Counselors will explain the "Remind" messaging system. A general Q&A follows.
Counseling Center Earns National Certification: Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) School
The Raiders are proud to announce their designation as an American School Counselor Association (ASCA) R
rogram (RAMP) school. This is a prestigious accomplishment and represents several years of hard work, an in-depth application process, and a collaborative school-wide effort. Only three other schools in Fulton County Schools hold RAMP certification: Centennial, Northview, and Roswell. RAMP schools, numbering over 600 nationwide, are aligned with the criteria in the ASCA National Model, are committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program, and provide an exemplary educational environment.
Follow the Counseling Center on Twitter Sign up for the free "Remind" text messaging system
Class-related information comes via text to registered cell phones:
SENIORS: Text the message @rics2018
the number 81010
JUNIORS: Text the message @rics2019
the number 81010
SOPHOMORES: Text the message @rics2020
the number 81010
FRESHMEN: Text the message @rics2021
the number 81010
is available for all Riverwood students and parents. It is a well-stocked resource for information on colleges, college applications, resumes, interviews, careers, financial aid, scholarships, SAT and ACT tests, summer programs and opportunities, and individual tutors for subjects and test preparation. Parents are welcome to take advantage of these resources, and students areencouraged to visit the College & Career Center before school, after school, or duringthe first part of their lunch period. Catalogues, college guidebooks, and test preparationbooks can be borrowed and checked out for personal use. Student computers areavailable for students to research colleges and scholarships, complete applications, andregister for the SAT and ACT..