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Letter to Families Regarding Fall Semester Final Exams
    ​         View or download Mr. Gardner's December 12, 2017 letter

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.
View or download the fall semester exam schedule  
             Monday, December 18:       A2 & A3
             Tuesday, December 19:      B2 & B3
             Wednesday, December 20:  B1 & B4
          ​   Thursday, December 21:    ​ A1 & A4

Governance Council Monthly Meeting
Monday, December 18, 2017
Media Center, 4p​m
Rescheduled from Monday, December 11 (snow day). 
Governance Council meetings are open to the public.
Stakeholders may speak during the Public Comment time. 

Last Day of Fall Semester:  Thursday, December 21
​First Day of Spring Semester:  Monday, January 8, 2018 (B day)
Have a Safe & Happy Holiday

Fall Semester Grades Mailed Home Friday, January 12, 2018

December 2017 Letter from Principal Gardner to Families of Seniors
The letter is a comprehensive source of information regarding spring semester 2018, spring ​exam schedules and exemption policies, and details about the final weeks of school and graduation. Attached to the letter is a message from the PTSA about Senior Week activities.
             View or download the December 12, 2017 letter

PSAT Scores Online Beginning Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Students who took the PSAT on campus in October may view their results online beginning December 13, 2017. The Counseling Center prepared a flyer with information about setting up an account to view scores​, how to interpret the scores, and how to create practice plans for future testing​.  ​  
                View or download th​e PSAT Flyer​​


SAIL:  Adult Volunteer Opportunity with the Class of 2018
SAIL (Seniors Achieving in Life) is  a rewarding and effective program pairing adults with seniors needing assistance navigating the college application and scholarship search process. Volunteers meet with their assigned student(s) at the school once a week for about one hour during the student's lunch period, elective class, or free block. Meetings begin in late January and run through the end of March. Volunteer training by the Counseling Center staff is at 9am Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Contact Roxie Garber in the Counseling Center to sign up as a SAIL volunteer, or to ask questions. (garber@fultonschools.org or 470-254-1997).

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.  ​

​No School Monday, January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Classes resume Tuesday, January 16 on the "A" Day Schedule

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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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