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Summer Office Hours:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am to 2pm​
Call 470-254-1980 for the latest building access information


New Principal Announced:  ​Charles Gardner
The Raider community is excited to welcome Mr. Charles Gardner as the next principal. His first day of work is Monday, July 24. 
     Mr. Gardner's July 18, 2017 Letter to the Community
     Area Superintendent​'s ​July 18, 2017 Community Letter
     Mr. Gardner's resume




July & August Volunteer Opportunities
The school has several opportunities for adults and students to assist with back-to-school activities. Students may earn community service hours. 
Visit the Volunteer page (link) to learn more
​Sign up online, or contact parent volunteer coordinator Sarrah Elmi-Williams (sarrah.elmi@yahoo.com)



Governance Council Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Auditorium Lobby, ​11:30​m

Governance Council Agenda July 25, 2017
Governance Council meetings are open to the public.
Stakeholders may speak during the Public Comment time. 

 Public Comment Guidelines​


Back to School Orientation Thursday, August 3, 2017
9th grade students & parents begin at 8:30am
       Last names A-L report to Auditorium  
       Last names M-Z report to Advisement

    9th grade morning concludes by 10:45am​  
All other grades report to the Tournament Gym at the following times:
     10th grade, 11am
     11th grade, 11:45am
     12th grade, 12:30pm​
Pick up class schedules. Pay PTSA dues. Join BOB, PABA, the RAA, & the Foundation. Find out about Bus Schedules, Lunch Payment options, & more...

Visit the Back to School Page (link) f​or complete details, copies of forms, and other helpful information


First Day of School Monday, August 7, 2017
School day:  8:20am-3:30pm
Students report to Advisement (homeroom) to start the day



​New Parent Coffee, 9am,​ Tuesday, 
August 29, 2017

For ALL parents new to the school (in addition to parents of incoming 9th graders)
Home of Amy & Bryan Lewis
5380 Cross Roads Manor, Atlanta, 30327 (map)

Hosted off campus by the PTSA, the Coffee begins at 9am and will allow parents to mingle with Administrators and other parents. Learn about volunteer opportunities and ask questions about extracurricular activities such as athletics, clubs, and the arts.
No RSVP required.  (map)​



​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​  ​​

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News, Honors, and Accomplishments
(visit the News & Media Gallery for the complete stories)


Fulton County Schools Senior Spotlight:  Rebecca Langfelder
Congratulations to Becca Langfelder (Class of 2017) for being selected by Fulton County Schools as the Raider Star Senior.
 


2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced
Congratulations to Katie Horn, Valedictorian (pictured left), and Linsey Cohen, Salutatorian (pictured right). Graduation 2017 is at 3pm on Thursday, May 25, at the Cobb Energy Centre.
                             ​    read more in the News & Media Gallery





 

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"




2017 STAR Student and Teacher Announced
Congratulations to 2017 STAR Student and Teacher:  Senior Jeremy Colton and Ms. Rama Balachandran. 

To obtain the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR), high school seniors must have the highest score on a single test date on the three-part SAT taken through the November test date of their senior year and be in the top ten percent, or top ten students, of their class based on grade point average. The STAR program honors Georgia's outstanding high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development. 
 ​     (read the complete STAR student & teacher article in the News & Media Gallery)​​​




  Learn more in the News & Media Gallery​​​​​​​

 


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New* Student Registration
Summer 2017 Registration​ Dates

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Two Registration Sessions Daily
Morning Session starts: 8:30am
Afternoon Session starts​: 12:45pm

Sign up for a session online (link)​

Location: Media Center​
Bring forms learn more/link to forms 
  *New Student Registration does NOT include students coming from Ridgeview Middle School. Ridgeview students are already registered. 

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Campus Construction News
The estimated completion date for the first phase is July 2017. 


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School Communications:  Learn how to Stay Connected & Stay Informed​
 
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Visit the Digital Citizenship & Surface Pro Tablets page ​for a wealth of resources and information about the tablets. 


 

 

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​​Fundraisers & Service Projects​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​Raider Favorites Card
Discounts to more than 25 local merchants expires May 2018
$20 donation supports the football program. Available at Rally Day, August 3, 2017
   Learn more

Boston Butt Fundraiser
Support the Band and Orchestra Boosters
Pick up a flyer and place orders at the August 3, 2017 Band and Orchestra Boosters (BOB)​ Rally Day table. Orders accepted through Friday, September 1, 2017. Delivery Thursday afternoon, September 21 and Friday morning, September 22.  learn more


A​mazonSmile   
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
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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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