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​Welcome Back​
School day:  8:20am-3:30pm

Students report to Advisement​ after 1st period Monday​, August 14 thru Friday, August 18
View the Advisement list​ and note that 4-digit room numbers are in the new building

Don't want to hassle with carpool? Use the school district's online portal to find bus routes

Visit the Back to School page for PTSA and Parent Organization Information​​​​​

Debate Team Student and Parent Meeting Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Auditorium, 5:30pm
The Debate Team "Meet and Greet" is for parents and new and returning ​debaters. It starts promptly at 5:30pm in the Auditorium. Learn about practice schedules, the debate calendar, team expectations and expenses, and more. Questions? Contact faculty sponsors Laura Guill (GuillL@fultonschools.org) or Marjorie Bernard-Evans (bernardevans@fultonschools.org), or parent coordinator Aileen Nakamura (aileen@abney.us​)
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​Principal's Meet and Greet Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Auditorium, 6:30pm
Open to parents, students, and the community. Meet Charles Gardner, the new principal. Following a brief introduction, Mr. Gardner will accept questions from the audience.


Grade Level Counseling Night​s​ Begin Thursday, August 24, 2017
Auditorium, 6:30pm

Early in the school year, the Counseling Center hosts Grade Level meetings for parents and students. The meetings ​address specific grade level information. 

12th Grade Meeting, ​August 24,​ 2017
11th Grade Meeting, August 29​, 2017 
10th Grade Meeting, September 5, 2017
 ​ 9th Grade Meeting, September 19, 2017​

The evenings offer​ 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 "Remind" messaging system. ​A general Q&A follows.
The Counseling Center's grade level meetings are in addition to the Open House/State of the School evening for all parents Thursday, September 14 at 6:30​pm.​​


9th Grade Tailgate Friday, August 25, 2017
Practice Field, 6:30pm
Sponsored by the PTSA for all 9th grade students. Free. Join the entire freshman class for a pre-game tailgate prior to the first home football game. Free Chick-fil-A and other treats. Students only. Football game kick-off 7:30pm in Hoskyn Stadium vs. Jefferson. It's a #blueout -- support the Raiders by wearing blue. ​



​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)​



6​​th ANNUAL PTSA PARKING PASS AUCTION
Wednesday, August 30 -​ Thursday, August 31, 2017
Parking Permit Online Auction

The PTSA is conducting an online auction of ten (10) 2017-18 parking passes for eligible* Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. For the sixth year in a row, the school administration is donating ten (10) parking spaces to the PTSA for a fundraiser.​   learn​ more​



State School Superintendent Student Advisory Council Application
Deadline 5pm, Friday, September 1, 2017
State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council.​ Learn about the council, eligibility guidelines, and apply online. Deadline Friday, September 1, 2017.    Learn more


Underclass (9th-11th grade) Yearbook Photo Day
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tournament Gym, Upper Level Track
Cady Studios will be on campus during the school day to take 9th, 10th, and 11th grade student photos for the 2017-18 Yearbook. No purchase necessary. Questions? Contact Yearbook Faculty Advisor Mr. Ankerich (AnderichA@fultonschools.org)  NOTE: Retakes and make up photo day is ​Thursday, October 19, 2017 during the school day.​


​Open House/State of the School Thursday, September 14, 2017
Advisement Classrooms, 6:30​pm​​​
For parents only. No childcare provided. The evening starts promptly at 6:30pm. Parents begin in their child's Advisement (homeroom). Copies of the Advisement locations will be posted throughout the school. Parents attending the IB meeting (6pm) and/or the Latino Parents meeting (6pm) will have plenty of time to reach their child's Advisement classroom for the start of the Open House at 6:30pm

​Student Spring Break Service Trip to Nicaragua Interest Meeting
Monday, September 18
Auditorium, 6:30pm
For students and parents to learn about the Spring Break 2018 (April 1-7, 2018) community service trip to Leon, Nicaragua. During the spring break trip, students will assist with building two homes and will provide food and hygiene kits to families in the 28th de Mayo community. For more information, contact faculty sponsors Laura Taylor (TaylorLS@fultonschools.org) or Amanda Weaver (boggsa1@fultonschools.org).


Moc​k ACT on Campus Saturday, September 23, 2017
The Riverwood Foundation is proud to partner with Applerouth Tutoring Services to offer a private ACT mock test. Online registration fee $20 (link). After the test, Applerouth will provide a free individual, detailed score report that highlights personal strengths & weaknesses. 


​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)



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"



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

 

Solar Eclipse Information
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​​Fundraisers & Service Projects​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Cheeseburger Bobby's Fundraiser
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
All day (11am-9pm)
Sandy Springs Location
5975 Roswell Road, 30328
Lowe's Shopping Center
Please mention "Lady Raiders Volleyball" when ordering. Bring receipt to school front office the next day; mark "Volleyball" anywhere on the tab.   learn ​more

Boston Butt Fundraiser
Order by September 1, 2017
Support the Band and Orchestra Boosters
Orders accepted through Friday, September 1, 2017. Delivery Thursday afternoon, September 21 (5-7pm) & Saturday morning, September 23 (9-11am).
​  learn more


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)


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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