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Writing with Rover & Dog Limerick Contest
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Room 101, during all lunches
The Raider Writing Center is proud to bring two pet therapy dogs from CAREing Paws to campus during all lunches Tuesday, December 12. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to stop by the Writing Center in Room 101 and de-stress with the canines and participate in the Dog Limerick Contest. In order to interact with the dogs, students must present a signed permission slip. Permission slips are available in the Writing Center or online (permission slip​) 

LEAP Parent Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

North Springs High School
7447 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs  30328

Room D007, noon-1pm

The LEAP (Learn. Experience. Adapt. Prepare) Parent Lunch & Learn is from noon to 1pm for parents of special needs children. Bring your own lunch. Hosted by Fulton County Schools Transition Services. RSVP to ericksonjm@fultonschools.org. Learn more about LEAP at www.eatonacademy.org/academics/leap/​

                                                           ​​​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

Exam Schedule and Early Release Days
Monday, December 18 through Thursday, December 21
Students take two exams each day. Early release for all students at noon.
    Monday, December 18:       A2 & A3
    Tuesday, December 19:      B2 & B3
    Wednesday, December 20:  B1 & B4
    Thursday, December 21:    ​ A1 & A4

Last Day of Fall Semester:  Thursday, December 21
First Day of Spring Semester:  Monday, January 8, 2018 (B day)

Prospective Student Tour/Parent Information Session Friday, January 12, 2018

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.  ​

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​​​​​​​


​​​​      International Studies Magnet
            Application Window
        ​Closes January 15, 2018
                    ​learn more

News from Fulton County Schools
Tax Mitigation Plan ​2017
click on the image below for the latest news


​​Support the Raiders:
Fundraisers & Service Projects​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Care Package Drive
Deadline Wednesday, December 13

The Raider Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club is conducting their ​3rd Annual Lost-n-Found care package drive & wants to fill 80 boxes. Take a look at the items needed​ & bring donations to the Counseling Center   learn more

Moe's Fundraiser
Thursday, December 14, 2017

6090 Roswell Road location only
Support the Raiders Swim & Dive program by dining at Moe's Southwest Grill in Sandy Springs all day. Mention the Raiders & Moe's will donate 10% of the pre-tax amount of orders to the Raider Swim & Dive team.

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 7 & Friday, Dec 8​, 2017. Learn more

Deadline Friday, December 15, 2017
Toy drive s​ponsored by the National Honor Society. Bring new, unwrapped toys to Room 201 before school any day through Friday, December 15. 

Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Riverwood Foundation Fundraiser 
​Purchase tickets for the Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons thru the special link below & a portion of the ticket price goes to the school's foundation. Tickets start at $21 & can be mailed or picked up at Will Call.  
Riverwood Foundation Ticket Link

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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