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.
Teacher Appreciation Week March 27-31, 2017
The PTSA needs volunteers throughout the week to provide baked goods, to help distribute goodies, and more. It is easy to volunteer using the onlineSign Up Genius link (here), or contact the PTSA volunteer coordinators at email@example.com
Highlights of Teacher Appreciation Week include:
Muffin Monday - teachers will receive a muffin from Brooklyn Bagel
Tuesday - baked goods
Wednesday - hand massages
Thursday - pasta bar luncheon
Friday - notes from students and a sweet treat from the PTSA
Community Based Instruction (CBI) Student Reception Friday, March 31, 2017
Volunteers needed between 10am and 1pm
Community Based Instruction (CBI) students living within the Riverwood attendance zone do not currently attend classes at Riverwood; their special education classes are at other Fulton County Schools. Once the building addition is complete in the summer of 2017, CBI students living within the attendance zone will be able to attend Riverwood beginning with the 2017 fall semester. The CBI students are visiting campus Friday, March 31 and the PTSA is assisting with a reception. Adult volunteers needed between 10am and 1pm. It is easy to volunteer using the onlineSign Up Genius link (here), or contact the PTSA volunteer coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org
PTSA Nominating Committee News
The PTSA nominating committee is working on creating a slate of officers for the 2017-18 school year. To find out about openings, responsibilities, time commitment levels, or to ask any other exploratory questions, please contact parent volunteer Sue Koeneman (email@example.com). The PTSA general membership votes on next year's officers at the May 12, 2017 meeting.
General Meeting Friday, May 12, 2017
Media Center, 8:30am
Please make plans to attend the final 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 next school year.
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|
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
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.