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Read the July 27 email regarding guidelines for Universal Remote Learning here. Also included: 

Back to School Details Letter from Principal Smith July 31 email
(Letter in Spanish is here)

Senior Curbside Kick-Off
August 6 & 7
Riverwood Parking Lot
We are super excited to have all seniors drive-by the school and pick up their Senior Shirt,
Burger King crown, etc. If you have applied for a parking permit and have paid for the permit
online, you will be able to pick up your permit.
Please DO NOT bring any outstanding textbooks to the drive-by as we are not collecting those
at this time. We will provide details for textbook drop off later.

To minimize your wait time, we are asking that you stay in your car and arrive during the times listed below. Please come on the date and time as related to the first letter of your last name:
August 6, 9:00 – 11:30 A-C
August 6, 11:30 – 1:00 D-I
August 7, 9:00 – 11:30 J-P
August 7, 11:30 – 1:00 Q-Z and anyone who missed their scheduled time
Once you receive your shirt and crown, please take a selfie, post it on Instagram and add the
hashtag #Riverwoodclassof2021. You are welcome to decorate your car in Riverwood Senior
Style to celebrate the day! We are looking forward to celebrating your Senior year with you!

CAC-logo.pngRegister Kids for Free School Supplies from Community Action Center (CAC)

Local students can get free school supplies from CAC! The program is open to school-age children of lower-income families who live in Sandy Springs. To qualify families must live in these zip code areas:
30327  – 30328  –  30342  –  30350
30338  –  30346  –   30360
CAC’s Tools for School program provides up to 1,000 students with new backpacks filled with school supplies appropriate for grade requirements.

Riverwood Cheerleading Tryouts will take place on August 18th – 20th in the Cheer Gym after school hours. More detailed information will be sent to all applicants via email. Visit the Riverwood Athletics Association website for more information here. You must be registered in Dragonfly before tryouts. Details here.


Attention Class of 2021! 

All Seniors now have access to Naviance, which can be accessed through your ClassLink account. To access Naviance, visit Classlink found at https://launchpad.classlink.com/fcs. To enter Naviance, enter your username, which is your Student ID #  and your password, which is your Date of Birth (MMDDYYYY). 

Schools will be using Naviance to process and submit transcripts, letters of recommendation, and other college application documents. IMPORTANT CHANGES to Common Application and requesting letters of recommendation: You can now create your Common App account, but we ask that you NOT invite any teachers or counselors to write letters of recommendation through Common App. Requesting letters of recommendation will take place in Naviance for the 2020-2021 school year. After August 1st, you will need to match your Common App account with your Naviance account. Requesting letters of recommendation in Common App before matching your Naviance account will create errors. Therefore, please hold off on requesting recommendations until after August 1st. To learn more, you can watch the Common App Matching video. Once you match Common App to Naviance, you will then be able to request transcripts and teacher recommendations in Naviance Student. 

SummerOfficeHours.jpgDue to construction on campus, all administration and staff will relocate to Heards Ferry Elementary (HFE). All staff will be in the HFE Media Center. 

New student registration information can be found below

Summer Office Hours 
9:00-2:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 
Withdrawals on Thursday only. Contact Shila Pattni, Registrar.  pattni@fultonschools.org

Riverwood Staff Office Hours- Monday - Friday 8:00-4:00 pm, Heards Ferry Elementary.
Email the staff members below if you have a question/need.

Shila Pattni, Registrar  - Pattni@fultonschools.org
Tami Walton, Bookkeeper –Waltontm@fultonschools.org
Che Mack, Principal’s Assistant – Mackcm@fultonschools.org

Registration Information
All new student registrations should be completed online here. Once online registration has been completed, please send an email with the following information to Mrs. Pattni (pattni@fultonschools.org):
o Registration Confirmation Number
o Student Transcript**
o Course card (Grade level academic/elective course cards can be found here.) **

**Please scan documents and attach them to the email.  Pictures of documents are not accepted** Incomplete registrations will not be processed and will delay your enrollment.  Once all information has been received, Mrs. Pattni will email you a link to schedule a counselor conference. New student registrations will be processed on THURSDAYS only.

Need To Speak to an Academic Counselor? 

All Counseling Office summer information is here.

Counselors are off-contract during summer hours and will have limited to no access to emails. Please contact the main office in case of an emergency.

Class of 2021 Senior Portraits
Please click on the link for a 90-second video from our school’s exclusive photographer, Cady Studios. Be sure to watch the entire video and fill out the contact form, so you will receive information on how to schedule your senior portraits. The link is here.

YearbookAndDiploma.jpgYearbook and Diploma Pick-up
If you were not able to pick-up your yearbook or diploma, you will need to stop by the Riverwood summer school office at Heards Ferry Elementary during the office hours listed above. 

Transcripts requested for college or for self-view please visit www.parchment.com to submit a request. Official transcripts will be processed weekly throughout the summer until August 1.

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Dual Enrollment Assitance
Request dual enrollment support and assistance from Mrs. Erica Joiner by clicking here.
Dual Enrollment Support Hours: T, W, Th 9-3

Riverwood Virtual Graduation Ceremony 

The full Virtual Graduation ceremony is here.  

The graduation program for the ceremony can be found here. A paper copy of this program will be available when students pick up their diplomas.

MicrosoftTablet.jpgSchool Issued Tablet Devices
9-11 grade students should keep their devices for the summer. They will continue to use the same device when school starts for the 2020-2021 school year. 

If you are having problems with your device call the Remote Learning Hotline (470) 254-2300, Option 8. Students can speak with a rep to review the issue.

Students in grades 9-11 should hold onto any textbooks and return them when school starts.

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Fulton County Schools Partners with Summit Counseling Center for TeleMental Health Services or telephone sessions

Please contact 678-893-5300 and ask for the Riverwood Summit Counseling representative, Madeline Chiarella or
parents/guardians may refer their child(ren) to Summit Counseling, the school's on-site mental health partner (link)

Infinite-Campus-logo.jpgThe Infinite Campus Student Information System 

The new Infinite Campus Parent Portal gives families access to information for all enrolled students in the household including grades, attendance, assignments, and school announcements. learn more.

Georgia Department of Driver Services Process (DDS/ADAP)

Attendance Forms are NO LONGER required to get your driver's license. You DO need a progress report/report card. You may access your reports via your Infinite Campus Parent or Student portal.
Questions? Contact Mrs. Olivia Gonzalez:  GonzalezO@fultonschools.org   Student/guardian will be contacted to verify identity before processing. Please note that requests will be processed weekly.

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

Riverwood Valedictorian Miller.jpgValedictorian Hayes Miller is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidate and 2019 Harvard Prize Book Award recipient.  She was awarded the 2019 Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen prize by the Sandy Springs chapter.  Miller has served as chair of the Fulton County Youth Commission Health Committee for two years, helping to direct county-wide anti-drug activities and other health initiatives.  In 2018, she re-established and led Riverwood’s Science Olympiad and has served as a Student Government representative for all four years of high school. Miller is president of Riverwood’s Spanish National Honor Society, vice president of the Science National Honor Society, and president of Riverwood’s Model UN club.  She attended the Governor’s Honors Program in 2019, majoring in Social Studies. She also participated in Emory’s Migrant Farm Worker Program for two years, serving as a Spanish interpreter for nursing students who were administering healthcare to migrant workers in South Georgia. Miller will attend The University of Virginia as a prestigious Jefferson Scholar; she was selected for admission to the Echols Scholars Program and she plans to major in Biology.

Riverwood Salutatorian 20 McCleskey.jpgSalutatorian Chandler McCleskey is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme candidate who serves as Riverwood student body president. He is president of the Riverwood chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and vice-president of the Beta Club. McCleskey is a captain of the Varsity Lacrosse team, having played for four years. He also played football his freshmen and sophomore years.  McCleskey is the recipient of the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Book Award and the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar Award.  He has earned numerous honors in FBLA competitions, including a second-place finish at Nationals, three Regional Winner designations, five state wins, and many other awards. He founded a sneaker and streetwear re-sale business and resold over $10,000 worth of merchandise.  McCleskey raised funds for hurricane victims in the Virgin Islands and currently volunteers with Hands Across Atlanta to feed the homeless.  He intends to study Economics or Business Administration in college and has received numerous acceptances and scholarships.

Neja.jpgRiverwood Senior Receives Prudential Community Award 

Congratulations to Neha Devineni for being named one of Georgia’s top two youth volunteers for the ⁦Prudential Spirit of Community Award for her outstanding volunteer service. 
Read her story and the nonprofit she started here

ADLEvent.jpgRiverwood students attend ADL Southeast "No Place for Hate" summit at Agnes Scott College on MLK Day 

The annual event focused on ways to build more inclusive communities and included over 150 students from public and private high schools from around the Southeast. Read more.

NHSlogo.jpgRiverwood Charter Schools Inducts 91 Students Into National Honor Society

The National Honor Society recognizes high school students who are dedicated to scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Learn more.

2019-2020 Teacher and Professional of the Year

TOTYandPOTY.PNGThe Raiders are honored to announce the 2019-20 Teacher of the Year, Joel Kadish. Kadish, a member of the Social Studies Department, teaches AP American Government, IB 20th Century History, and is the Student Government Faculty Advisor. 

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Professional of the Year, Ashley Holmes. Holmes is a Counselor in the Raider Counseling Center.

Join us in congratulating Joel and Ashley!

Advanced Placement Test Results Earn Honors
The Georgia Department of Education named Riverwood a 2020 AP STEM school, an AP Humanities School, an AP School of Distinction, and an AP Access and Support School based on the Spring 2019 Advanced Placement scores. Congratulations to the students and teachers for their hard work. 
Visit the News & Media Gallery for the complete story

CoronavirusFCS.PNGFulton County Schools latest Coronavirus Updates and Information is here.


SummerReadingAssignments.jpgSummer Reading 2020

The list of Summer Reading Assignments   by class is here. 


ParkingPermit.jpgParking Permit 2020-2021

All details here.

The school is using an online application system. Only Seniors (Class of 2021) may apply. Juniors that have a demonstrated need based on a valid Work Base Learning or Dual Enrollment requirement may apply beginning July 27, 2020.  Any Junior who applies prior to this date will have their application deleted.  Students who qualify for a permit will receive an approval email at the end of the summer with on-line payment link. Click here for the application here.


Raider Merchant Discount Cards $20
Sold by various Raider teams, the cards offer discounts to more than 20 area businesses with an expiration date of December 2020    learn more

Log into AmazonSmile (link)​ 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 Partners: Enroll online for the free school partnership program and register "Riverwood International Charter School." Once enrolled, enter your phone number at check-out to earn cash for the school  Every purchase made at Publix counts; for every $37,500 spent, Riverwood receives $250.  Learn more

Riverwood Facebook
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@RICSCounselors Twitter

@RICS_Principal Instagram​​
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 Naviance Login
Fulton County Schools Online Enrollment

Fulton County Schools Tip Line
use the green button below to
Report a Concern


NEW July 2019: 
The Infinite Campus Student Information System
The new Infinite Campus Parent Portal is replacing the old Fulton County Schools eSchool system. The Infinite Campus Parent Portal gives families access to information for all enrolled students in the household including grades, attendance, assignments, and school announcements. An email went to parent emails on July 10 containing a link to set up an account. Parents who have not received an email by 7/11/19 should contact the parent call center: campusparent@fultonschools.org




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