Welcome to the PTSA pages
The PTSA mission is to support the students, teachers, parents, and staff through fundraising, hospitality, and special programs and events geared toward improving the Riverwood experience for all. Please contact any member of the Board (listed in the Executive Members & Contacts tab on the right) with questions or comments, and to get more information about how to get involved.
December Volunteer Needs
Click on the Sign Up Genius box (right) to assist with one of the PTSA projects listed below, or contact parent volunteer coordinator Trisha Andrews (PKA675@comcast.net) to sign up.
- Monday, December 19 7:15-8:45am
Hand out Chick-Fil-A Biscuits to students as they enter the building for exams
Monday, December 19 11:45am-12:30pm
Help decorate for faculty luncheon
Wednesday, December 21 7:45-8:30am
Collect baked goods donations in the carpool line
Wednesday, December 21 7:45-9:45am
Donate Baked Goods/items for faculty lounge
Wednesday, December 21 9:45am-noon
Serve as host/hostess in faculty lounge
During December, the PTSA will also begin collecting $20-25 gift cards for the spring 2017 Teacher Appreciation Week. Bring gift cards to the school front office before Thursday, December 22 and mark the envelope "PTSA."
2016-17 Reflections School Winners & North Fulton Winners Announced
Congratulations to the students with winning entries in this year's Reflections contest. With more participants than in previous years, the Raiders sent 20 entries to the North Fulton competition. At the North Fulton Level, six entries won to advance to the State competition. Additionally, two entries received Honorable Mentions. The PTSA is proud of all the students who chose to take part in the contest and appreciates the judges who volunteered their time to evaluate the entries. View the list of School and North Fulton winners
|2016-17 Online Student Directories are Here|
The PTSA compiles the student directory each year. All members of the PTSA have access to the online directory, which also comes with a phone app for quick access. PTSA members will receive an email with instructions to access the online directory at MySchoolAnywhere.com.
For those who have not joined the PTSA, it's not too late to join and receive access to the directory. See membership information below
General Meeting Friday, January 27, 2017
Media Center, 8:30am
Please make plans to attend the first general meeting of spring semester. All parents are encouraged to come learn more about the PTSA, to meet other parents, and to sign up for the many volunteer opportunities available during the rest of the school year.
Principal’s Circle Luncheon Wednesday, March 8, 2017
A benefit of joining the PTSA at the $500 level and above is becoming a member of the Principal's Circle. Dr. Shaw hosts several events throughout the year exclusively for members of the Principal's Circle. Mingle with Dr. Shaw, leaders from Fulton County Schools, and other concerned and committed parents while enjoying a delicious meal catered by culinary arts students. It is not too late to join the PTSA, or to increase an existing membership to the Principal's Circle level. See membership information below
Join the PTSA
Online via Credit Card (preferred method):
Visitjoin.myschoolanywhere.com and enter RIVERWOOD as the invitation code to register and pay on the secure online site. Families who registered online through the school's My School Anywhere platform in previous years will receive an automated email on or about July 27, 2016. Using the unique link provided, families can confirm/update directory information as well as pay 2016-17 PTSA Membership at any level.
Join with Check or Cash
PTSA Membership - English
PTSA Membership - Spanish
Volunteer OpportunitiesThe PTSA offers many opportunities to get involved either through serving at one-time events, or by leading a standing committee. During the school year, volunteers can assist with clerical tasks within departments, serve as a greeter at the front desk, assist with teacher hospitality, and more. To sign up, or for more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Trisha Andrews (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fall 2016 Parking Permit Auction
Thank you to everyone for bidding!
For the fifth year, the school administration donated ten parking spaces to the PTSA for a fundraiser. The fall 2016 online auction raised more than $10,000.
PTSA Mini-grants enable the Raider faculty to enrich and extend learning opportunities throughout the year. The Environmental Science classes created a short video to document some of the exciting projects made possible through the 2015-16 PTSA Mini-grant program:
Parent volunteers caring deeply about their children’s education
Teachers delivering the best education to students, and
Students working diligently to gain the most from their high school experience
Mission: The mission of the Riverwood PTSA is to support the students, teachers, parents and staff of RICS through fundraising, hospitality, and special programs and events geared toward improving the Riverwood experience for all.