The Ridge in Review

August 26th- September 2nd

RRHS Administrators

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Thank you to all the businesses who are currently advertising on our digital sign. Click here to view the digital sign sponsorship application.
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PSAT and SAT Testing at RRHS

Testing Date: OCTOBER 12, 2022


  • ALL 9TH GRADE STUDENTS ARE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED FOR THE 8th/9th PSAT AT NO COST.
  • ALL 10TH GRADE STUDENTS ARE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED FOR THE PSAT/NMSQT AT NO COST



11TH GRADE STUDENTS HAVE THE OPTION TO TEST for the PSAT. THEY MUST REGISTER AND PAY $18.

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/afU5C1ivaV

Credit payment Link: Online School Payments


12TH GRADE STUDENTS ONLY HAVE THE OPTION TO TEST for the SAT. THEY MUST REGISTER AND PAY $60

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/pubsyvt8XE

Credit payment Link: Online School Payments

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Student Advisory Council

These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom and other education-related issues. They will serve as the Superintendent's ambassadors to their respective schools.


Applicants must be enrolled in a Georgia public high school (including charter schools) for the 2022-2023 school year as a sophomore, junior, or senior. Virtual learning students are still considered enrolled. The Student Advisory Council will meet four times in person during the school year; meeting dates are listed in the application.


“Each year, as I make decisions that impact students across the state, my Student Advisory Council serves as an irreplaceable resource," Superintendent Woods said. “Meeting and learning about each council member and seeking their feedback, opinions, and perspectives allows insight for all Georgia Department of Education leadership and staff to make the best possible policy choices."

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Click here for the 2022-2023 Student Advisory Council application. Applications must be submitted by September 9, 2022, at 5 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.
Students in grades 10-12 enrolled in a public high school (including charter schools and virtual students) are eligible to apply.


Selected students will be contacted via email. All students may visit gadoe.org/studentadvisory on October 11, 2022, at 10 a.m. to determine if they have been selected.


Please note that we typically receive hundreds more applications than we can accept. Not being selected for the Student Advisory Council does not mean the student's application did not meet qualifications.

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Advanced Placement Information

Students, if you are currently enrolled in an AP course, please read the linked letter for important information. 2023 AP Letter to Students and Parents.docx

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Upcoming Events and The Ridge
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NROTC Leadership Scholarships


KEY POINTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

- U.S. Citizenship, a Naturalized U.S. Citizen or in process of becoming a Naturalized U.S. Citizen.

- Not less than 17 years old and not yet 23 by September 1 of the year starting college.

- Applicants must have no criminal record of military or civilian offenses pending or federal convictions.

- Medically qualified by Navy or Marine Corps standards.

- (Marine Option only) High school students who have completed less than 30 college credits can be submitted for the Four-Year National scholarship, prior to graduating from High school.

- Apply for and gain admission to an approved Navy or Marine Corps ROTC college or university. Admission to an Navy/Marine Corps ROTC institution is not required during the selection process; however, notification of admission must be received before the scholarship can be activated.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: MARINE OPTION

1. SAT minimum 1000 Combination of Math and Evidence Based Reading and Writing Only

2. ACT minimum composite score of 22

3. Armed Services Aptitude Battery Test (ASVAB) overall score of 74

**only one of the three qualifying test scores is required**


PARTICIPATING COLLEGE IN GEORGIA:

- Georgia Institute of Technology to include cross-town affiliate(s)*

- Georgia State University

- Kennesaw State University

- Morehouse College

- Clark Atlanta University

- Spelman College

- Savannah State University

- Armstrong Atlantic State University

**the full list of colleges are in the sources below**


ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNTIES:

https://www.netc.navy.mil/Commands/Naval-Service-Training-Command/NROTC/Marine/Marine/#Top5x


APPLICATION LINK:

https://www.netc.navy.mil/Commands/Naval-Service-Training-Command/NROTC/Apply/


For additional information, please email jayce.rosen@marines.usmc.mil

River Ridge Athletics

From the River Ridge Athletics Office

As we prepare to begin the 2022-2023 school year, it has never been more exciting to be a River Ridge Knight. We would like to make you aware of a few changes from the district regarding athletic event ticket prices. All Cherokee County Varsity Football Tickets will continue to be $8.00. Parking for all regular season Home Football games will remain $5.00. All other athletic event tickets will be $5.00, there will no longer be a student ticket. Softball and Baseball doubleheader ticket prices will be $8.00. All tickets can be purchased on the River Ridge GoFan page.


This year we are bringing back the Knight Shield All Sports Season Pass, this pass is good for all home athletic events (varsity, JV, and 9th grade), for fall, winter and spring sports excluding Region and GHSA Playoffs. This pass is being offered to students and adults. The cost of the All-Sports Season Pass is $110.00 which includes your 2022-2023 PTSA Membership.


Knight Shield All Sports Season Pass

Football Season Parking Pass

RRHS Coaches

Looking for the best way to follow your favorite River Ridge sports? Our coaches have provided a Coaching Assignments Chart 2022-2023.docx for the best way to follow or reach out to them about their respective program. Let’s Go Knights!
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Click here to view all RRHS Athletics Events

Please note that events on the athletic calendar may change at the last minute.

Student Activities

Student Activities and Clubs

There are lots of opportunities for students to get involved at The Ridge! Visit the Student Activities and Clubs page on the RRHS website for more information about academic, fine arts, service, and social clubs.

River Ridge PTSA

RRHS PTSA

PTSA Ambassador club is looking for leaders (president, vice president, treasurer and secretary). Please email rrhs.ptsa.board@gmail.com if you are interested.

If you haven’t joined PTSA, please join!
To join online and pay with a credit card and to Donate a Teacher Membership: https://rrhsptsa.memberhub.com/store?category=Memberships
To pay via VENMO (Include email and member name in the comments): https://account.venmo.com/u/RiverRidgeHighSchool-PTSA
To purchase the Knight Shield All Sports Season Pass which includes a PTSA membership: https://gofan.co/app/events/633944?schoolId=GA25508

PTSA Spirit Wear:
We are offering 2022-2023 RRHS PTSA spirit wear ONLINE. All orders will be delivered to your home.Visit: https://seworksga.com/. Click “River Ridge High School”, then “River Ridge High School PTSA” to see all our products! Thanks for supporting us!


Corporate Sponsors:
Please consider becoming a corporate sponsor and have your company advertised on the fence for all to see. Forms and more information can be found on our website by clicking https://riverridgeptsa.wixsite.com/home/forms?lightbox=dataItem-jyqen2pl.

Student Parking

Student Parking

We will be selling parking decals on Monday mornings only in the Athletic Office 2302 form 7:45 -8:10am in the Morning. You must have the pink packet and follow all instructions on the first page. Copies WILL NOT be made at the school.
SAT and ACT Test Dates

SAT and ACT Test Dates

The SAT will be administered at River Ridge on the following dates:


  • SAT Test Date: November 5, 2022; Registration Deadline: October 7, 2022
  • SAT Test Date: December 3, 2022; Registration Deadline: November 3, 2022
  • SAT Test Date: March 11, 2023; Registration Deadline: February 10, 2023


Additional SAT testing dates and locations may be found by clicking here.


The ACT will be administered at River Ridge on the following dates:


  • ACT Test Date: October 22, 2022; Registration Deadline: September 16, 2022
  • ACT Test Date: December 10, 2022; Registration Deadline: November 4, 2022
  • ACT Test Date: February 11, 2023; Registration Deadline: January 6, 2023


Additional ACT testing dates and locations may be found by clicking here.


Should your student have a 504 or an IEP and need accommodations – please read the letter linked here for additional information. Testing Accommodation letter.docx

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Spain and Portugal Spring Break 2023 and/or Italy 2024

The River Ridge Knights will be traveling abroad to Spain and Portugal this Spring Break 2023, and we still have a few spots available! If you are interested, you can visit the enrollment web page here: www.eftours.com/2462153sf


Not ready to travel now? We will be heading to Italy in 2024 and are now enrolling travelers for this incredible journey through Venice, Florence, Rome, Naples and more. The enrollment page can be found at www.eftours.com/2541083nt


Our informational meeting for the 2024 trip will be held on TEAMs on August 29 @ 7:00 P.M. Please RSVP here: https://rsvp.eftours.com/u5ed6tk


Please email any questions to Tracye.bulger@cherokeek12.net

Belize Spring Break 2023

Do you like the idea of exploring tropical rainforest and snorkeling at one of the biggest tropical coral reefs in the world and doing REAL science research while exploring tropical ecosystems? Then talk to your parents about joining us this spring break on a STEM tour of Belize. Stop by room 2317, Mr. Schumaker’s room for more information

Scotland and Ireland Spring 2023

Knights! Have you ever dreamed of to Scotland and Ireland? Join us Spring 2023 on an adventure to see famous sites, get immersed in the rich culture of these countries, and take in gorgeous views. If you are interested, please see Ms. Mulvey!
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Canvas for Parents

Visit this site to set up your parent Canvas account or to help troubleshoot issues with an existing account: https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/canvas

Parent Square

Once a parent email is added to Aspen by the registrar, the system generates a code to that email for the initial Parent Square sign up.
Counseling and Student Services
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Important Info

Bus Information

Bus and route information can be found on the River Ridge home page. Simply click on the Bus Info icon in the Parents & Community Section. Scroll down to “Bus Stop Look-up” for route information for your student

Free and Reduced Priced Lunch Application

Information and a link to the application for Free and Reduced Priced Lunch for the 2022-2023 school year is now available. Applications must be submitted each school year.
Seniors Class of 2023

Senior Remind Accounts

We will be using remind to distribute short messages and reminders. Parents, please sign up under your student’s last name.

Text to 81010 & Enter the message BELOW that corresponds to your LAST NAME.

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Class of 2023 Senior Photos

RRHS partners with CADY Studios, our exclusive senior portrait photographer, for the yearbook formal and casual senior pictures. Your student must have their portrait taken by CADY to be in our yearbook. Senior pictures are so important for your senior to be featured along with the rest of the senior class.


Please schedule your senior portraits with CADY Studios by going online to cady.com/schedule to reserve your session. #Cady #CadySenior
The deadline for Senior Pics is December 1st


Celebrate your senior’s achievements with a personalized message and pictures. Visit www.yearbookordercenter.com and use order code 17846 to see what options are available.

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