Fulton County Schools Letter to Parents Thursday, January 19, 2017
Water testing report: English Spanish
Adult Volunteers Needed Friday, January 20 thru Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Use the online Sign Up Genius to claim a time slot to assist with the roll-out of the student Surface Pro Tablets. Any amount of time will be greatly appreciated. Each device needs to be labeled, scanned, charged, and bagged. Questions? Contact parent volunteer coordinator Trisha Andrews (PKA675@comcast.net).
Rising 9th Grade Parent Night Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Hosted by the Counseling Center for parents of current 8th grade students who will be entering Riverwood in the fall of 2017 as 9th graders. The evening will address transitioning to high school, resources available to parents and students, high school expectations, and more.
Students to Receive Microsoft Surface Pro Tablets Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Students must return a signed student pledge and parent permission slip included in the user agreement by Tuesday, January 17 in order to receive a Microsoft Surface Tablet.
The tablet distribution date is January 25, 2017.
Direct any questions about the Surface Tablet program to Assistant Principal Stanetress Evans (email@example.com)
Learn more about the tablets
PTSA General Meeting Friday, January 27, 2017
Media Center, 8:30am
Please make plans to attend the first general meeting of spring semester. All parents are encouraged to come learn more about the PTSA, to meet other parents, and to sign up for the many volunteer opportunities available during the rest of the school year.
ASVAB Testing, Tuesday, January 31
10-12th grade students may sign up in the Counseling Center to take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery). The test results provide students a snapshot of their verbal, math, science, and technical skills compared to other students across the nation in the same grade. The tests also include a Career Exploration component. Although military personnel administer the test, taking the test does NOT obligate students to enlist in the military. Contact Head Counselor Sally Page (PageS@fultonschools.org) with any questions.
Mock ACT Saturday, February 4, 2017
The Riverwood Foundation is proud to partner with Applerouth Tutoring Services to offer a private ACT mock test: Online registration $25
After the test, Applerouth will provide a free individual, detailed score report which highlights personal strengths and weaknesses. Applerouth will also host a free seminar to break down the numbers to help student planning.
Raiders Hosting Big Questions Debate: Does Science Leave Room for Free Will?
Saturday, February 11, 2017
9am - 2pm
The Raider Debate Team is hosting a Big Questions Debate on Saturday, February 11 addressing the question "Does science leave room for free-will?" Students do not need to be members of the Debate team to participate in the event. The Big Questions Debate format gives students an opportunity to engage in intellectual discourse and practice public speaking skills in a semi-formal atmosphere. Students will sign up in teams of two. Sign up before or after school in Room 207, or sign up during all lunches in the Raider Writing Center (Room 205). The $10 entry fee includes lunch. Sign up by Friday, January 27. Any questions? Contact debate sponsors Mrs. Bernard-Evans or Mrs. Guill, or Mrs. Toledano in the Writing Center.
|2016-17 Student Directories are Here|
The PTSA compiles an online student directory each year. PTSA Members received an email with access instructions. Didn't receive an email? Need to join the PTSA? learn more
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.
Georgia Department of Education School Climate Parent Survey
Online survey open through March 3, 2017
Parents are encouraged to take the 24-question online survey. Students and faculty will take a similar survey during the 2016-17 school year. Responses are anonymous and results will be used to calculate the School's Climate Star Rating. Survey link