Grade Level Counseling Nights Continue Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Early in the school year, the Counseling Center hosts Grade Level meetings. The meetings begin promptly at 6:30pm in the Auditorium and address specific grade level information. Students are welcome to attend with their parents.
12th Grade Meeting, August 25, 2016 .pdf of Senior Class Presentation
11th Grade Meeting, August 30, 2016
10th Grade Meeting, September 6, 2016
9th Grade Meeting, September 8, 2016
The programs are a great opportunity for parents to meet, review the
academic year ahead, and hear about issues such as: graduation
information for seniors, importance of the PSAT's for juniors,
testing each grade level can expect, graduation requirements to think
about during the four years of high school, and how the Counseling
Center works. Counselors will explain the new "Remind" free messaging system established for each grade level. A general Q&A follows.
Baton Rouge Flood Relief Donations Needed by September 2, 2016
The Raider community is rallying to provide assistance to families in Baton Rouge recovering from historic flooding. Mr. Dejohn Williams, Riverwood's Cafeteria manager, is a Baton Rouge native with extensive friends and family in the region. In response to his request, the Raiders are collecting items such as Bottled Water, Deodorant, Diapers and Pull-Ups (all sizes), Soap, Shampoo/Conditioner, Feminine Hygiene Products, Toilet Paper, Lotion, Baby Food, and Toys (to bring some joy to the smallest of those affected). Bring items to Room 204 by Friday, September 2. Questions? Contact faculty club coordinator Heather Ingram (email@example.com).
Varsity Football Home Opener Friday, September 2, 2016
The Battle of Raider Drive vs. Holy Innocents'
Kick-off 7:30pm, Hoskyn Stadium
Commemorative t-shirts will be on sale during all lunch periods beginning Monday, August 29 through Friday, September 2 learn more
9th Grade Picnic Friday, September 2, 2016
Practice Field, 6:30pm
Sponsored by the PTSA for the 9th grade class. Free Chick-Fil-A and Kona Ice. Meet, mix, and mingle on the practice field in front of the school with members of the Class of 2020 prior to the first Home Varsity Football Game of the season. Kick off for the Battle of Raider Drive vs. Holy Innocents' is 7:30pm.
Parking/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
Most Challenging High Schools 2016 Report
Congratulations to all Raider students and teachers. The Washington Post
ranked Riverwood #3 in Fulton County, #14 in Georgia, and #321 in the United States among all high schools. learn more
Graduation Rate Increases 8.3%
Department of Education recently reported the Class of 2015 graduation
rates for all schools. Congratulations to the faculty and to the members
of the Class of 2015 for achieving an 89.6% graduation rate, an
increase of 8.3% over the Class of 2014. The
graduate rate measures the number of students who graduate
within four years, adjusted for student transfers. Dr. Shaw's November
Principal's Report to the Governance Council discusses the graduation
rate as well as other school news: Dr. Shaw's November 2015 PowerPoint Presentation
CAUTION: Sidewalk Detour in Place
Due to utility construction, the intersection of Heards Ferry and Raider Drive has a temporary sidewalk detour in place. Please use caution and observe all signs.
Campus Construction News
The estimated building addition completion date is July 2017. The new baseball facility is on track to be ready for the 2017 season.
School Communications: Learn how to Stay Connected & Stay Informed
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|Battle of Raider Drive t-shirts, $5|
On sale during all lunches
Monday, August 29-Friday, September 2
Only $20 for discounts to more than 25 local merchants. Available at the September 2, 2016 Battle of Raider Drive Football game learn more
|Raider Pride Magnets, $5|
Available in the school front office & at many home sporting events
|Raider Spirit Flags, $15|
Contact any Band or Orchestra student, Band Director Carlos Rodriguez (RodriguezC@fultonschools.org), or Booster President Andrea Galiano (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Metro Atlanta Coupon Booklet, $20|
Support the Band and Orchestra by purchasing a North Atlanta Coupon Booklet with discounts to a variety of Metro Atlanta merchants & attractions. Contact any Band or Orchestra student, Band Director Carlos Rodriguez (RodriguezC@fultonschools.org), or Booster President Andrea Galiano (email@example.com)
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.|