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Underclass (9th-11th grade) Photo Re-Take Day
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Auxiliary Gym

Cady Studios will be on campus during the school day to re-take 9th, 10th, and 11th grade student photos for the 2017-18 Yearbook and Student ID's​. No purchase necessary. Online orders (cadystudios.com/portraits/).
Questions? Contact Yearbook Faculty Advisor Paul Ankerich (AnderichP@fultonschools.org)  ​

Fall 2017 Thespian Production
"Crimes of the Heart"

October 19-22, 2017
Thursday, October 19 through Saturday, October 21 at 6:30pm
Matinee performance Sunday, October 22 at 3pm
Tickets $5 Students/$10 Adults​

Tickets sold ​during lunches starting Tuesday, October 17 through Friday, October 20

Box Office opens 45 minutes before curtain​

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​​2nd Annual ​Riverwood Runs for a Reason 5K
Saturday, October 21, 2017​​​

Start & Finish at Riverwood

Runners, walkers, dogs, and strollers welcome 

Register online by Thursday night, October 19, or at the race Saturday morning beginning at 6:45am
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​Thanks to the 5K sponsors:  AMI, Angie Ponsell, & Atlanta Camping & RV Show

​Fall Chorus Concert Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 6:30pm
3434 Roswell Rd NW, Atlanta, 30305 (map)
Free and Open to the Community

​Fall Band and Orchestra Concert Thursday, October 26, 2017

Auditorium, 6:30pm
Free and Open to the Community

​​​​​​Big Questions Debate Saturday, October 28, 2017
Sign up deadline:  Friday, October 13, 2017
This year's topic: Humans are fundamentally different from other animals.

Back by popular demand, the Raider Debate Team is hosting the second annual Big Questions Debate for all students. Students sign up in teams of two. The $15 entry fee includes breakfast and lunch. Pick up registration forms in the Media Center, The Writing Center (Room 101), or Rooms 2201 or 2205 in the new building. 

This is a great opportunity for students to engage in intellectual discourse and practice their public speaking skills in a semi-formal debate format. Questions? Contact Faculty sponsors Marjorie Bernard-Evans (bernardevans@fultonschools.org) or Laura Guill (GuillL@fultonschools.org)​​

College Night Feedback Requested
from September 28th event
The Counseling Center would like feedback from students and families who attended the Thursday evening, September 28 College Night at Ridgeview Charter School. Please take a few moments to take the brief online survey. Answers will assist with improving future events.    Online Survey

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.

​Safety Notice:  Driveway Access Behind the School is Off Limits
Do not use the access road behind the school for any reason, even after school or on weekends. The road is for emergency vehicles ONLY. Parents, please pick up students in front of the school – either in the front circle by the globe, or after school hours in front of the tournament gym once bus lanes are clear. Students, do not move cars closer to the gym or track after school.  ​

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​  ​​


News, Honors, and Accomplishments
(visit the News & Media Gallery for the complete stories)



Advanced Placement Test Results Earn Honors
The Georgia Department of Education named Riverwood an AP STEM school, an AP Humanities School, and an AP Access and Support School based on the Spring 2016 Advanced Placement scores. Congratulations to the students and teachers for their hard work.

Georgia Department of Education "Beating the Odds" Award
The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) named Riverwood a "Beating the Odds" school. The "Beats The Odds" analysis measures schools against those with similar backgrounds to see whether they performed better than statistically expected on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) 
  "learn more about "Beating the Odds"


  Learn more in the News & Media Gallery​​​​​​​


​​Support the Raiders:
Fundraisers & Service Projects​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Riverwood Runs for a Reason 5K

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Race, 8am
Check in begins 6:45am

Sponsored by the Raider Community Service Club. Parking available in the high school parking lot. Children & dogs welcome. Goodies, music, awards, & prizes.   Register online

​​Chocolate Candy Bars, $1
Sales end Monday, October 30, 2017

Available from any Basketball Cheerleader or Cheer Coach      Learn more

Christmas Tree Fundraiser 

Order by Monday, November 6, 2017
Tree pricing starts at $65
Delivery available
NEW THIS YEAR:  Order and pay online BEFORE pick up. Only a limited number of trees will be available for walk-up sales     Learn ​more

Student Relaxation Room Wish List

The Counseling Center is furnishing a relaxation room for students. Wish list supplies include stress relieving ​​items, books, games, music, etc.
View wish list

Questions? Contact Head Counselor Shamona Harrell (HarrellS@fultonschools.org)

Raider Pride Magnet, $5

Show school spirit and support the Lady Raider Volleyball program by purchasing a Raider Pride Car Magnet.

Available in the school front office, or contact Volleyball Coach Leigh Hudson (HudsonLM@fultonschools.org)

Log into AmazonSmile​ and designate the "Riverwood High School Foundation" before shopping on the entire Amazon site. Amazon donates a percentage of all eligible purchases to the Foundation
Kroger Community Rewards
Shop at Kroger and support the Raiders. Already have a Kroger Plus card? Register online to designate the Riverwood High School Foundation (organization number 14852​) and start shopping. ​Need a Kroger Plus card, or need ​more information? Sign up at Kroger.com/communityrewards

Publix Partner Cards: Free partner cards available in the school front office. Every purchase made at Publix counts; for every $37,500 spent, Riverwood receives $250.

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