Labor Day Holiday, NO SCHOOL, Monday, September 7
Governance Council Meeting Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Media Center, 4pm
The 4pm Governance Council (GC) meeting is open to the public. The Building Management Team presentation regarding building construction/renovation plans is no longer on the agenda and is being rescheduled.
Many Colleges and Universities send representatives to Riverwood to present information sessions to Juniors and Seniors. For all college presentations scheduled during school hours, students must sign up in the College and Career Center notebook at least three days prior to the scheduled visit. Check the bulletin board outside the College and Career Center to see which schools are visiting; the comprehensive listing of schools, with dates and times, is updated daily in Naviance, as well as on the school website. learn more
College Representatives are Coming to Campus
SAT and ACT Prep Classes on Campus
Fulton County Schools, in partnership with The Princeton Review, is offering five sessions on campus this school year to prepare for the SAT and ACT. Each session is $125. The discounted price includes 18 hours of in-class instruction, three full-length proctored practice tests, and 11 additional practice tests. Register online (Princetonreview.com) using promo code FCSATL, or call The Princeton Review (888-300-7787, x 1070)
2015-16 Princeton Review SAT & ACT Prep Class Flyer
Georgia Department of Education Survey
The Georgia Department of Education is seeking feedback from stakeholders (parents and community members) regarding Science and Social Studies standards for grades K-12. The confidential online survey closes at midnight September 15, 2015.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Certificates of Attendance
Students, please allow several working days for the school staff to process Certificates of Attendance. The front office cannot process incomplete forms. The school processing fee is $2.
Georgia DDS Attendance Form
Flying Club News
a long winter break, the flying club finished strong. Congratulations
to Seniors Christine Tyre, Niissceede Parra Franco, and Vincent Vitale.
Two of the Seniors, Tyre and Parra Franco, have been flying since their
Freshman year. On the first weekend in May, the group took two aircraft
with two certified flight instructors from the Gwinnett Airport to the
Winder Airport and then over Lake Lanier and back. The weather was
perfect for flying. Vitale went on his first discovery flight. Special
guest, Emma McCaskill, joined the Club for the May outing. Alan Sohmer
is the faculty sponsor.
Boyd and Kinsey Earn "Superior" Score at Georgia Student Media Festival
Congratulations to Tianna Boyd and Marvin Kinsey for winning the highest possible score in the May 2015 Georgia Student Media Festival. Their project, "Speak Up," was one of more than 830 entries from across the state to advance from local and district competitions. Judges evaluated excellence in production, writing, creativity, lighting, and impact.
The Georgia Student Media Festival celebrates outstanding student-produced media projects. The Georgia Association for Instructional Technology (GAIT) and the Georgia Library Association (GLA,) in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) and Clayton State University (CSU), sponsor the annual event.
Raiders Win Positive Athlete Georgia Awards
Raiders Named Positive School of the Year
Three Students Named Positive Athlete of the Year
The 2014-15 school year was the first time Riverwood participated in the Positive Athlete Georgia program. Congratulations to the three Raider Positive Athletes of the Year: Pascal Acree (Tennis), Bayne Jarvis (Cross Country), and Danielle Jenkins (Swimming). Furthermore, the school won the 2014-15 Positive School of the Year.
Sophomore Organizes MarchOn Weekend
Natalie Peek, a 10th grade student, created MarchOn to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement’s Bloody Sunday. It was a full weekend of study culminating in a trip to Selma, Alabama and a walk across the famous Edmund Pettus Bridge. Peek organized activities to increase social and political awareness among teens.
Learn more in the News & Media Gallery