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​​No School Monday, November 20 through Friday, November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving Holidays
Classes resume Monday, November 27 on the "B" day schedule

Governance Council Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, November 28​, 2017

Media Center, 4p​m
Governance Council meetings are open to the public.
Stakeholders may speak during the Public Comment time. 

 Public Comment Guidelines​

Principal's Town Hall Thursday, Nove​mber 30, 2017
Auditorium, 9am
Mr. Gardner will provide a brief overview of the latest school news. Following his presentation, parents and members of the community will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Prospective Student Tour/Parent Information Session Friday, December 1​, 2017
Sessions​​ begin at 9am in the Riverwood Auditorium and last approximately one and a half hours. Both students and parents are invited to attend. No RSVP required; however, ple​ase s​ign up for the session online (link)​​ to ensure having enough materials on hand. Please report directly to the auditorium (old building) at 9am. ​For this event only​, visitors will not have to sign in at the front desk of the new building.  ​

Winter Concerts Tuesday, December 12 & Thursday, December 14, 2017
Auditorium, 6:30pm
Free. Open to the community. 
Tuesday, December 12
  • Men’s Chorus
  • Intermediate Women’s Chorus
  • Intermediate  & Advanced Orchestra
  • Intermediate & Advanced Band
  • Jazz Band      
Thursday, December 14
  • ​Advanced Women’s Chorus
  • Ensemble Chorus
  • Mastery Orchestra
  • Mastery Band

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 ​Attenda​nce Form​  ​​


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


Raiders Have Two National Merit Semifinalists
Congratulations to Seniors Saya Abney and Lily Schneider for being selected as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program.

Based on their outstanding scores on the PSAT taken during their Junior year, Abney and Schneider join an elite group of approximately 16,000 high school seniors from across the country. As semifinalists, the students now must fulfill several requirements in order to advance to the finalist round. They must have a record of high academic performance, be endorsed and recommended by the school principal, and earn SAT scores that confirm their earlier qualifying test performance. Additionally, the semifinalists will complete a detailed scholarship application, which includes a self-descriptive essay and information about participation and leadership in school and community activities.


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


News from Fulton County Schools
Tax Mitigation Plan ​2017
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​​Support the Raiders:
Fundraisers & Service Projects​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Christmas Wreath Sale
Order by Monday, November 20, 2017
Support Lady Raider Softball
     25" = $25
     30" = $30
Learn more

Christmas Tree Lot Open
Friday, November 24 through
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 

Tree pricing starts at $65
Delivery available
NEW THIS YEAR: ​Only a limited number of trees will be available for walk-up sales     Learn ​more

2nd Annual Dodgeball Tournament
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Sponsored by the Wrestling Team. $10 to play. Registration form required. Sign up during all lunches Thursday​, Dec 8 & Friday, Dec 9, 2017. 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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