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It's a Blue-Out for the Battle of Raider Drive
Friday, August 29, 2014
Wear Blue to celebrate the first home football game of the season as the Raiders take on the Holy Innocents' Golden Bears. Picnic starts at 5:30pm; Varsity Football game starts at 7:30pm​. Reservations requested for picnic. Contact Kay Palmer​ for picnic information.



End of Course Test (EOCT) Opt-Out Requests Due August 29, 2014
The State of Georgia has an online testing program for students wishing to earn course credits by taking and passing an EOCT prior to enrolling in the class. 
   EOCT Opt Out process, eligibility, and fee information & Registration Form
 ​  EOCT Opt Out process, eligibility, fee information & Registration Form - Spanish
   ​EOCT Opt Out Q&A Information Sheet p​repared by Fulton County Schools
The deadline to turn in completed registration forms and payment to Assistant Principal Charles Amica (AmicaC@fultonschools.org) is Friday, August 29, 2014. The EOC online testing will take place on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.


Labor Day Holiday - No School Monday, September 1, 2014
Classes resume Tuesday, September 2 on the B-day schedule 
Have a safe and relaxing weekend​


Raider Teams & Coaches Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenges   ​Keep up with the video coverage of the Raider Nation participating in the challenges



Super Raiders Homecoming Week Begins Monday, September 15
Raider Superheroes is the theme for Homecoming 2014​. This year's activities include float building, dress up days, powder puff football, pep rally, parade of floats and banners, homecoming court, and more. Each class earns points based on spirit and participation in all activities beginning with the float building through the pep rally. The winning class is announced during halftime of the Varsity Football game on Friday night. 

Special note:  this year's Homecoming dance takes place the following week on Saturday, September 27th.

   Homecoming 2014 Details



Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Program​
Senior Class - September 16-19, 2014
Junior Class - October 6-9, 2014

The SOS Signs of Suicide® Prevention Program is an award-winning, nationally recognized program designed for middle and high school-age students. The program teaches students how to identify the symptoms of depression and suicidality in themselves or their friends, and encourages seeking help through the use of the ACT® technique (Acknowledge, Care,
Tell). The Counselors will be presenting this vital information to Seniors in their Social Studies classes September 16-19, 2014 and to Juniors on October 6-9, 2014. NOTE:  Last year the program was presented to ninth grade students; this year’s ninth grade students received the information in middle school. ​​​


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. ​


​​Raiders Win National FBLA Award

​After qualifying at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)​ Georgia State Leadership Conference in March, eight Raiders advanced to the 2014 National Leadership Conference in Tennessee. Congratulations to Hunter Lankford and Visar Mehmeti for their 3rd Place award in Banking and Finance.  Sharod Hinton, Remy Falciglia and Connor Gladney competed in Entrepreneurship, Cameron Scheele in Sports Management, Eric Jacobs in Marketing, Kara Wise in Public Speaking II,​ and Jazondre Gibbs in Client Services. More than 10,000 participants from across the United States and two countries met in Nashville at the end of June to sharpen their core business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 60 business and business-related competitive events.                                   Learn more in the News & Media Gallery 

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Foundation Receives $10,000 Sandy Springs Society Grant
The Sandy Springs Society awarded the Riverwood Foundation a $10,000 grant in May 2014 to help establish AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), a college readiness educational program. The Society supports non-profit programs that improve the quality of life for all the residents of Sandy Springs by promoting the arts, heritage, education, the environment, and social services. The Riverwood Foundation is committed to raise $25,000 to implement the program in the fall.  
            Learn more about AVID and contribute to the Foundation



Washington Post 2014 Most Challenging High School Rank: #10 in Georgia

According to The Washington Post, Riverwood is one of the hardest high schools in the state, ranked second among all Fulton County high schools and tenth overall in Georgia. The challenge index score is the number of college-level tests given in 2013 divided by the number of last year's graduates. In a further affirmation of scholastic achievement, US News, in a similar evaluation, ranks Riverwood 15th in the State. Congratulations to the students and teachers for their hard work.

                          View The Washington Post 2014 rankings/report

View the US News 2014 rankings/report                    


 




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Fundraisers & Service Projects
Pansy Sales Benefit Girls Soccer
Order by September 19, 2014
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AmazonSmile
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

2014-15 Raider Cards
The Football program is offering a card with discounts to Local Merchants. $20 suggested donation. List of merchants and discounts

Raider Pride Magnets
$5 Magnets support the Lady Raider Volleyball program.

Available in the school front office, or from Coach Leigh Hudson



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