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Career Café
Thursday September 28, 2017

Cafeteria, 12-1pm

Free. Want to learn more about a career in cosmetology and esthe​​tics?
Sign up online

College Fair
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Ridgeview Charter School, 6-8pm
5340 South Trimble Road, Atlanta 30342 (map)
Free joint College Fair with North Springs High School for High School and 8th grade Middle School students and their parents. Representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities will be on hand to answer college questions and provide updated school information. 

Breakout sessions will cover topics such as college financing, how to prepare and apply for college, college scholarships, writing effective essays, and more.   
           2017 College Fair Flyer

​Principal's Student Advisory Board Deadline Friday, September 29, 2017
Mr. Gardner is forming a Student ​Advisory Board composed of students in grades 9-12. The board will meet monthly in the mornings before school. Contact Mr. Gardner before Friday, September 29.  Learn more

Open House/State of the School Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Advisement Classrooms, 6:30​pm​​​

For parents only. No childcare provided. The evening starts promptly at 6:30pm. Parents begin in their child's Advisement (homeroom) and will go through an abbreviated schedule to visit each of their child's teachers.​​ Copies of the Advisement locations will be posted throughout the school.
Parking will be scarce. Park only in marked spaces. Do not park on curbs, sidewalks, or in the neighboring streets. Overflow Parking at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School (map). FREE shuttles will run between 5:30-9:30pm. Please park in the Holy Innocents' Fine Arts lot adjacent to the baseball/softball fields. The entrance to the HIES ​Fine Arts lot is on Raider Drive (not Mt. Vernon Highway).​ 

No School Thursday, October 5 through Monday, October 9, 2017
Classes resume Tuesday, October 10 on the "A" day schedule

PSAT Day Wednesday, October 11, 2017
All 9th-11th grade students will take the PSAT at school Wednesday morning, October 11. 

Although Seniors will not take the test, they do have to attend school on the 11th. Seniors report to the Auditorium for attendance at 8:20am. Senior New​s Page


​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.

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 Mr. Ankerich (AnderichA@fultonschools.org)  ​

​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​​​​​​​



Homecoming 2017
Wednesday, October 4
Saturday, October 14
Click on the image below for the comprehensive list of activities



​​Fundraisers & Service Projects​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chipotle Percentage Night
Thursday, September 28, 2017
5920 Roswell Road location only
(Parkside Shopping Center, outside the perimeter)
Mention the Raiders when ordering and the restaurant will donate 50% of the cost of the meal to the chorus​ program.​

Band & Orchestra Golf Tournament
Monday, October 9, 2017

Golfers & Sponsors Needed
Learn more

Fall Pansy Sale
Order by Monday, October 16, 2017
School delivery Tuesday, October 24
Support Lady Raider Soccer​
Learn more

Riverwood Runs for a Reason 5K

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Check in, 7:30am
Sponsored by the Raider Community Service Club. Parking available in the high school parking lot. Children & dogs welcome. Please arrive at 7:30am to check in & retrieve race number. Goodies, music, awards, & prizes.
Register online

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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