RHHS Wildcats: News You Can Use

#LND - LeaveNoDoubt - April 18, 2019

Student schedules for next year

Hard copy, draft student schedules for SY 19-20 were distributed in advisement today. Schedules for next school year are not accessible in PowerSchool, so the paper copy provided in advisement is a very important resource.


While nearly 93% of student requests were satisfied, there will still be situations where all requests could not be satisfied for a number of reasons. To address any scheduling errors or missing classes (due to conflicts between requests), we will begin taking schedule change requests when we return from spring break.


Schedule changes will be addressed according to the following schedule below.

The last day to submit a schedule change request form will be Friday, May 10.

Rising 12th Grade Students: Monday, April 29- Friday, May 3

Rising 11th Grade Students: Monday, May 6 - Friday, May 10

Rising 10th Grade Students: Monday, May 13 - Friday, May 17

Rising 9th Grade Students: Monday, May 20 - Friday, May 24


During this initial drop/add window, the only way to request a change will be for students to obtain a schedule change request form from the counseling suite in rooms 515/516. Forms must be signed by student and parent and returned to the counseling suite during the time frame above. Calling and emailing to obtain the forms will only slow the process so we ask again that students obtain the form on their own before or after school or during a class change. Thanks in advance for your understanding as we build toward a successful start for the 2019-20 school year.

Fuddruckers is Wildcat Proud!

This week, Mr. Sean Bianchi, Visual Arts teacher, and some of his students, spent a day creating a mural at the new Fuddruckers in Richmond Hill.


In honor of this mural and the students' hard work, Fuddruckers is going to host a “Richmond Hill Night” on Wednesday, 4/24/19. Students and their families can receive 25% off of their meals if they say they came to see the mural. Pretty cool!

RHHS 1:1 - buying a chromebook for your child

Since RHHS has become a 1:1 school, we have sought ways to enhance our program and the experience for all our students.


Pathway 1 and 2 for our 1:1 program involves RHHS issuing a school-owned chromebook to the student. Pathway 3 allows a student to have his/her personal laptop (approved by the school) to be registered and used by the student.


Beginning this spring, we will add Pathway 4 as an option for our 1:1 program, allowing students to purchase a chromebook from us at a competitive rate. Purchasing a chromebook from us gives ownership to the student, while still allowing students to retain technical support through RHHS. The student will also be able to keep his/her chromebook over the summer instead of turning it in for inventory purposes.


Complete information about this option, Pathway 4, is provided in the links below.

http://bit.ly/pathway4

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftKE8X4w9iFgQoj7V4Lz8v7MybkO8cszHf439Wwduf5xbN8w/viewform


Graduating seniors have asked if they can purchase their currently issued chromebooks. Yes, this option will be made available! Please watch for more information about this when we return from spring break.

Spring Break Holidays

Students and teachers will be on holidays for Spring Break Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26.

RHHS will be fully closed during this time, except for region playoff games for baseball and soccer.


Everyone returns bright and early on Monday, April 29th.


Best wishes for you and your family for a wonderful spring break holiday.

AP Exams begin in May

AP exams will be administered May 6 – 17 for students who previously registered. Please use the included schedule to plan ahead in case of pre-scheduled appointments. College Board sets the exam schedule and students must take their exams on the days and times indicated. If you have any questions about the exam schedule, please contact Mrs. Tanner at mtanner@bryan.k12.ga.us.
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Missed purchasing a yearbook?

If you missed purchasing a yearbook earlier in the school year, you can purchase one starting April 7th on MyPaymentsPlus.com. Yearbook cost is $88.00 and less than 100 copies are available. These are sold on a “first come first serve” basis. Deadline to purchase is May 2nd, noon or until all copies have been spoken for. Students will be allowed to pick up their yearbook on distribution day, May 7th.

Scholarships available for RHHS students

RHHS has a webpage that is devoted exclusively to scholarship opportunities. We strongly encourage students to visit this page regularly. Ms. Jenny Kea, one of our Social Studies teachers, serves as our Honor Committee chair and coordinates scholarships and maintains this webpage. If you have questions, please email her directly at jkea@bryan.k12.ga.us .


Scholarships:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11N0_95_3gEeLqH-mv2uKL5P0msHlyNy85oONGpj-wXk/edit?usp=sharing

School Calendars

The Bryan County Board of Education approved the calendars for the next two school years. Please click HERE to view the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 calendars.

Are you moving over the summer?

If your family is moving over the summer, we need this information. Please click the link below, complete this short form, and let us help you with the transition from RHHS to your child's new school.


https://forms.gle/YjaXEXtun9A1nDHa7

Lost and Found

We have accumulated lots of lost items in our Lost and Found in the College and Career Center in room 602. If your child has misplaced belongings such as lunch boxes, clothing items, shoes, gym bags or glasses, please ask him or her to stop by and claim any lost items.
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