last update March 27, 2017
Dr. Shaw's Letter to Parents of Seniors December 5, 2016
The comprehensive letter contains critical information every senior (and their parents) needs to know for the final semester: transcripts, exit survey, senior clearance, special senior exam schedule, graduation, and more.
PTSA Activities for the Senior Class
The PTSA has several committees in place to provide a memorable send-off for the Class of 2017. Questions? Contact PTSA Parent Volunteer Senior Week Chair Lori Peljovich (firstname.lastname@example.org)
View the committee listings and contact the chairs to volunteer
Class of 2017 Accepted Colleges & Scholarship Offers
Members of the Class of 2017 must inform the Counseling Center of all college and university acceptances, even from schools the student does not plan to attend. Every scholarship offer, even those which will not be accepted, must be reported to the Counseling Center. In order to include scholarship offers in the April 27 Honors Night program, please turn in the Scholarship Report Form by April 21, 2017.
Cap and Gown & Graduation Announcement Orders
Online payment and ordering is available: herffjones.com
Graduation announcement delivery Wednesday, March 15 during all lunches
Cap & Gown delivery Wednesday, April 19 during all lunches
Photos Needed by Monday, April 17 for Slide Show
The PTSA is gathering photos of the Class of 2017 to use in a slide show at the Sunday afternoon, May 21 Prelude to Graduation. Please send pictures to parent volunteer email@example.com by Monday, April 17. Photos may be of individuals or groups of students and should highlight
experiences and friendships at Riverwood and Riverwood events. Appropriate photos only. No guarantee all photos will be used.
Junior and Senior Class Dues
Class dues are $35 for each member of the Junior and Senior class. Payable only ONCE during high school, dues fund Student Government Activities such as Homecoming, dances, and Prom. Only Juniors and Seniors who have paid their class dues may purchase Prom tickets in April. learn more
Important Spring 2017 Dates
April 3-7 Spring Break
Wednesday, April 19 - Cap & Gown distribution during all lunches
Saturday, April 22 - 8-11pm Prom at the Biltmore Hotel
Thursday, April 27 - 7pm Honors Night
Monday, May 1 thru Friday, May 19 - AP & IB Exams
Wednesday, May 17 thru Monday, May 22 - Senior Exams
Wednesday, May 18: B1 & B2
Thursday, May 19: A1 & A2
Friday, May 20: B4 & B3
Monday, May 23: A4 & A3
Sunday, May 21 - 5pm Prelude to Graduation, Auditorium
Seniors gather in the Media Center at 4:30
Tuesday, May 23 - 9am-noon, Senior Clearance, Tournament Gym
Last name A-C, 9am
N-S, & students with IB/AP testing conflicts, 10:30am
Wednesday, May 24 - 8:20am Graduation Practice at School
Wednesday, May 24 - Graduation Picnic following Graduation Practice
Thursday, May 25 - 3pm Graduation Ceremony, Cobb Energy Centre
Gown Return and Diploma Pick Up Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Auditorium Lobby, 9-11:30am
Seniors may pick up their diplomas when they return their gown to the school front office.
Report to the Auditorium Lobby following the schedule below:
Last Name begins with
Gown return/diploma pick up closes at 11:30am. Students who cannot attend the May 30 exchange may come to the school during summer office hours. The school front office will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 8am-1pm beginning the week of June 5th. The school building will not be open the week of July 4th.
Important News for Seniors from the Counseling Center
Update College Acceptances and Scholarship Offers
Seniors, remember to let Mrs. Garber know about ALL college acceptances and scholarship offers received -- even from schools you do not plan to attend. Check the College Acceptances map on the bulletin board outside the Counseling Center to see where members of the Class of 2017 are being accepted.
12th Grade Students & Parents Meeting Wednesday, August 25, 2016
The Counseling Center PowerPoint from the evening is available to view and download. Topics covered included the "nuts and bolts" of senior year, including deadlines, transcript requests, letters of recommendation, and much more. (.pdf of presentation)