RGHS Ram-ily Connection

Partnering with Parents for Student Achievement

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RGSD Vision Statement

The Riverview Gardens School District creates a community of learners equipped to be competitors in a global society and leaders demonstrating social and civic responsibility.

RGHS Mission Statement

"RGHS mission is to develop socially responsible lifelong learners who exhibit critical thinking skills to compete globally."

"A Message From the Principal"


Dear Parent(s) and Riverview Rams:


We are excited to welcome you to the 2021-2022 school year at Riverview Gardens High School. The past two years have been quite a challenge, with students and teachers discovering a new way of teaching and learning. This school year represents a time of restoration and resilience. On August 23, 2021, our scholars will return fully to our campus ready to resume in-person learning after being apart for over 17 months. Through our time apart we have been committed to developing new ways of learning, creating opportunities for academic and emotional support, while remaining committed to the safety and health of our high school scholars and staff. The time has come for us to make a necessary educational transition and we look forward to welcoming our Ram-ily of scholars back to our campus. We are committed to student achievement and understand that parental involvement in a student's education is a vital part of that success. Our high school scholars will be required to meet the following expectations:


  • Clear and/or Mesh Book Bags ONLY for all scholars
  • Refer to your SIS K12 Student Portal to review your schedule of classes and keep track of your academic needs.
  • Be respectful of the staff, students, teachers, and administrators of Riverview Gardens High School on campus
  • Stay focused on your education by actively participating in all instruction on campus. Please ensure that you are completing all assignments and preparing for tests. This is your time to shine. Stay on task from the start, so that you won’t fall behind. Remember that credits matter and are essential in your quest for graduation.
  • Reach out to your Counselor or Social Worker for support as soon as the need arises.
  • Check your district assigned email for any notices from your teacher.
  • Always strive to do better than your best!


As your Principal, I am committed to your success and will do whatever it takes to assist you as you enter this next phase of your life as we transition back to in-person learning. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call. Our team can be reached at: 314-869-4700. Thank you in advance for your help in committing to making this year one for academic and personal success. We will get through this together with Pride, Respect and Responsibility! Welcome back, RAMS!


Mrs. Traci Nave

2021-2022 RGHS Admin Team

Ms. Brook Bennett-Assistant Principal

Office 2: A-F

Ext. 22122


Mr. Alex Clark- Assistant Principal

Office 3: G-L

Ext.22159


Mr. Jamison Rusthoven-Assistant Principal

Office 4: M-S

Ext.22193


Dr. Monica Perry- Assistant Principal

Upper Office 9: T-Z

Ext. 22221


Dr. Jarret Smith-Alternative Ed. Administrator

Lower Office 9

Ext. 22238


Ms. Mashonda Behling-Special School District Area Coordinator

Office 3

Ext.22246


Mr. Zachary Thurwalker- Athletic Director

Gym

Ext. 22199

Home to School Coordinator Team

Hello RAM-ily!


The Home to School Coordinator Team is committed to continue our efforts to support students and families as they connect with the school community during the 2021-2022 school year. We aim to encourage students to attend school regularly and strive for academic success. In doing so, we will connect with school counselors, teachers, administrators and community agencies to implement strategies and develop activities that will promote student success. Feel free to contact us using the information provided below:



  • Mrs. C. Brown: Office 2 (A-F)

cbrown@rgsd.k12.mo.us

Ext. 22125



  • Mr. D. Pitts: Office 3 (G-L)

dpitts@rgsd.k12.mo.us

Ext. 22157



  • Mr. T. Martin: Office 4 (M-S)

tymartin@rgsd.k12.mo.us

22194



  • Ms. T. Pikes: Office 9 (T-Z)

tpikes@rgsd.k12.mo.us

Ext. 22123

Student Support Team

9th grade counselor: Ms. R. Ross

rross@rgsd.k12.mo.us

ext. 22226


10th grade counselor: Mr. M. Wharton

mwharton@rgsd.k12.mo.us

ext. 22223


11th grade counselor: Mrs. T. Beverly

tjacksonbeverly@rgsd.k12.mo.us

ext.22228


12th grade counselor: Mrs. A. Graham

agraham@rgsd.k12.mo.us

ext.22225


Social Worker: Ms. W. Ross

wross@rgsd.k12.mo.us

ext. 22224


College Advisor: Ms. M. Morrison

ext. 22236

Parent Focus:

2021-2022 Online Enrollment/Registration

All students, new and returning must complete enrollment/registration on Tyler SIS 360 before beginning classes or picking up technology. Please click on the button below to access the link and get additional details about the process if needed. If you are experiencing difficulties completing the process online, please contact the school for assistance.


If your child(ren) will not be returning to RGHS for the 21'-22' school year, please call 314-869-4700 and ask for assistance from a secretary to process their withdrawal from the district.


Additionally, if you need assistance requesting your transcripts please call 314-869-4700 ext. 22227 to speak to Ms. Redden.

Student Attendance

All students are expected to be present every day from 7:30 am-2:30 pm. We will be taking and keeping track of attendance daily. If your child will be absent, please contact the school to inform us prior to the absence if possible. Please email fshelby@rgsd.k12.mo.us or call 314-869-4700 ext. 22158 to report your child's absence. If your child's absence is due to quarantine, we encourage you to mention this when you contact the extension provided.

RGHS Regular Bell Schedule

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A/B Day Calendar

Click here to view the 2021-2022 A/B Day Calendar.

Student Class Schedule

Students can view their 2021-2022 class schedule on the Tyler SIS 360 website provided below. They can login on the student tab using the following information:


  • Student's lunch pin is their username
  • Student's 6-digit birthday is their password, ie.091619 (September 16, 2019)

Tyler SIS 360

Click here to login and access class schedules, grades, and other important information.

RGHS Regular Lunch Schedule

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Cafeteria Seating

Students will use the QR code or link provided below to sign-in for breakfast and lunch daily. If your child has a cellphone, please encourage them to download a QR scanner to complete this task daily. Completing this form accurately will greatly assist us with keeping your child safe. The information provided will assist us with contact tracing if necessary.
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RGHS Dress Code & Mask Guidelines

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Technology Distribution & Assistance

If you have a 9th grade student who did not attend orientation and needs technology, he/she will receive it during the first week of school. 10th-12th grade students who are new to the district may also pick up technology if it was not received during registration.


Additionally, if you are in 10th-12th grade and you have lost or damaged a chromebook, you can ask for a replacement IPad.

Student ID's

All students must wear an ID while on campus. 9th or 10th grade students who did not attend orientation and 11th-12th grade students will receive their ID's during the first week of school.


Additionally, students must get a temporary ID if they forget it when they check in at school. The prices for temporary ID's and Replacement ID's are the following:


  • Temporary ID= $ 1.00
  • Replacement ID= $ 3.00
  • Replacement ID and lanyard=$ 5.00


Student's Bus Information

Parents,


Please check your email and your child's district email for the latest bus information from the district. If you did not receive your child's information, please contact one of the following secretaries for assistance:


Ms. A. Williams: (Last Names: A-F) --amawilliams@rgsd.k12.mo.us


Ms. F. Shelby: (Last Names: G-L) --fshelby@rgsd.k12.mo.us


Mrs. Harvey (Last Names: M-S) --kewilson@rgsd.k12.mo.us


Ms. B. Goodman (Last Names: T-Z)-- bgoodman@rgsd.k12.mo.us

RGSD 2021-2022 STUDENT HANDBOOK

Please review the Student Handbook with your child to stay up to date with RGSD policies.

Expectations: Learning During a Quarantine

Per district administration the following actions will take place if your scholar has to learn remotely due to quarantine:


In the event that scholars and/or teachers are sent home for 10 days of quarantine, the affected group of students will participate in virtual learning with their classroom teacher. Students and teachers must log into Google Classroom for virtual learning during the quarantine period. Therefore, teachers will implement the concurrent teaching model that was implemented in Spring 2021, using the google classroom platform.

RGSD 2021-2022 Return to School Plan

Click here to view the district's Return to School Plan for the 2021-2022 school year.

MO-CAP (Virtual learning option)

Please be mindful of the information provided below if you are considering switching your child to a virtual option.


Timeline: Virtual course enrollment requests must be made within the first week (5 school days) of the semester or upon registration for mid-semester transfer students from another public or charter school.
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Rams Spotlight

Celebrating Academic and Athletic Success at RGHS!

Start the 2021-2022 school year off with a bang! Set and accomplish your goals and you could be featured in this section of our e-newsletter.
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What's Going On At the View?

Check out these important events taking place in August.



  • 1st Day of School : August 23
  • Deadline to apply for MOCAP: August 28
RGHS Fall Sports

Click here to find out more information about Fall Sports at RGHS.

A "Quote" to Remember

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Thanks for viewing this month's newsletter!

If you have any questions, or if you would like to make suggestions for next month's edition, please contact us using the phone extension or email address provided below. Your feedback is needed and appreciated.

Riverview Gardens High School

Mrs. C. Brown (A-F)


Mr. T. Martin (M-S)


Ms. T. Pikes (T-Z)


Instagram: @RGHS_official