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​​​The Counseling Center provides a comprehensive developmental school counseling
program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all
students. School counselors, as part of the Riverwood learning community, facilitate the
support system so all students have access to the tools enabling them to become
responsible and productive citizens, who can effectively manage future challenges and
who 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.​

Grade Level Counseling Night​s​
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 Cl​ass 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) Recognized ASCA Model Program (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.​


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Sign up for the free "Remind" text messaging system


Class-related information comes via text to registered cell phones:

SENIORS: Text the message @rics2018 to the number 81010

JUNIORS: Text the message @rics2019 to the number 81010

SOPHOMORES: Text the message @rics2020 to the number 81010

FRESHMEN: Text the message @rics2021 to the number 81010​



The College & Career Center 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 are
encouraged to visit the College & Career Center before school, after school, or during
the first part of their lunch period. Catalogues, college guidebooks, and test preparation
books can be borrowed and checked out for personal use. Student computers are
available for students to research colleges and scholarships, complete applications, and
register for the SAT and ACT. College representatives visit Riverwood, particularly in the fall and early spring, to meet with interested students.  Click HERE to reach the College Visits & Programs page. ​​



It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of
race, 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 a
complaint 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​.​

 

 

The Counseling Center can handle many routine requests online. Select the blue button below to find out how to request an appointment, ask a question, request a letter of recommendation, etc.


​​Enrollment/Registration Information

​Counseling Center 
Phone:  470-254-1987
​Fax:  470-254-0619

Riverwood CEEB Code: 110-216

Counseling Assignments
based on student's last name
Kimberly Windsor 
​A-De
Ebony Payno
Di-Le​​
Sally Page​Li-Re
​Shamona Harrell,
Head Counselor 
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Counseling Staff Directory
​Olivia Gonzalez, Secre​tary​x 41898
Stephanie Flores, Graduation Coachx 41923
Roxie Garber, College/Career
x 41997
Shamona Harrell, Head Counselorx 41924
Sally Page, Counselor
x 41983
Shila Pattni, Registrar
x 41901
Ebony Payno, Counselor​
​x 41893
Maria Shuford, Bilingual Liaisonx 41891​
Kimberly Windsor, Counselor
x 41894​



ACT, PSAT, & SAT information
Riverwood CEEB Code: 110-216
ACT Test Dat​e​s Link 2017-18*
​SAT Test Dates L​​ink 2017-18​​*
Take the SAT or ACT?
Where will your SAT scores take you?
PSAT Score​s -- Now What?​ PowerPoint from January 2015 
*ACT & SAT fee waiver forms are available in the College & Career Center​



​​​​Resources​
​​​​​2017-18 Academic​ Catalogue​​
(revised 2/1/17)
Counseling Ann​ual Plan 2016-17
Counseling Recommendation Request Form
​Dual Enrollment Information
Dual Enrollment Overview

Dual Enrollment - Move on When Ready Information

Georgia’s Move On When Ready (MOWR) dual-credit program is available to any Georgia student in grades 9-12​. MOWR students may earn high school course credits while taking college courses.  learn more 

Move on When Ready at Gwinnett Technical College
Learn more about the Move on When Ready (MOWR) dual enrollment agreement between Fulton County Schools and Gwinnett Technical College   January 2017 PowerPoint 




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​​Enrollment/Registration Information

​Financial Aid PowerPoint by the Georgia Student Finance Commission
FAFSA Help Sheet
​GPA Calculation "Cheat Sheet"
Junior Planning Packet
(Class of 2018) 
Naviance is a com​prehensive website for students and parents​ to organize personal data, lay out a game plan, research and maintain lists of prospective colleges, and track the college application process. It also enables families to view the schedules of college reps visiting the school, learn about scholarships, and to see the acceptance data from colleges to which Riverwood students apply.
Naviance Overview
Naviance Login

Please direct requests for passwords or questions to the Counseling Center.

Online Learning Options

Fulton Online Learning Options 
Fulton Virtual Website  
Georgia Virtual School Website

Parchment Transcript Requests




 
Schoo​l​ P​rofi​le
Volunteer Training Link

Fulton County Schools Online Volunteer Training ​






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