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#WEareRH - Weekly Newsletter - October 25, 2019

AP exam registration - Exam Fees due by October 31.

AP Exam registration is earlier this year for students in first semester or year-long AP classes. Exam fees are due by October 31 for students who are taking first semester or year-long courses. Once again, for the 2020 AP exams, students at Richmond Hill High School will be registering online. This registration will only take a few minutes and can be completed from any computer with internet access. Once students complete their registration on Total Registration, they should proceed to myap.collegeboard.org to log into their AP Online Classroom where they will find lots of resources their teachers are using to enhance the learning experience.


Please click the link below to read detailed information about AP Exam registration:

Link: http://www.bryancountyschools.org/article/123638?org=rhhs

Drama Club sponsoring Haunted Forest

This coming weekend is the biggest weekend for the Drama Club's Haunted Forest.

The Haunted Forest is located at 17 South Rod and Gun Club, 5899 N. Coastal HWY, Fleming, GA. The forest is open Friday and Saturday from 730pm to 11pm, rain or shine. The forest will also open on Halloween from 730pm to 11pm. Admission is $20 person.There is a glowstick system to accommodate small children or those with disabilities. For more information visit 17southhauntedforest.com or Facebook at 17 South Haunted Forest.

Financial Aid Workshop - Monday, October 28th

Please join us on Monday, October 28th from 6-7:30 as we welcome our guest speaker from the Georgia Student Finance Commission, Ms. Carol Lott. Ms. Lott will be available to present important information about the financial aid process and how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Please bring your laptops, your 2018 income tax returns, and W-2 Forms! You will need these as Ms. Lott works with you to complete the FAFSA.

SAT workshop: Books and Ball-Tuesday, 10/29

A FREE SAT workshop is held monthly at RHHS. This workshop is open to ALL students, not just athletes. Students who have participated in the workshop have reported that they found it useful and informative. This is a great NO COST resource for our students!


Books and Ball SAT workshop is scheduled for *Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8pm, in the RHHS East cafeteria.


*This was previously scheduled for Wed, 10/30, so please make note of the date change.

Is your child looking for a job?

Our RHHS Work-Based Learning Program is currently looking for students who are interested in job opportunities!


Participation requirements recently changed, increasing the number of students who are eligible. In order to meet eligibility requirements, students must be at least 16-years-old, listed as a junior or senior, and have passed one CTAE course or at least be registered for a CTAE class, preferably in the career pathway for the position they are seeking. Interested students should see Mrs. Jennifer Sack in Room 602-she can give more information and answer any questions.


To complete an application or find additional information, please visit http://bryancoga.apptegy.us/o/rhhs/page/wbl.

Mental Health Workshop planned

Mental Health Workshop

November 18th, 2019

5:30-7:30pm

East Cafeteria

We’ll kick off the event with a resource fair, showcasing several local mental health agencies and their support services. After that, school counselors and agencies will facilitate breakout sessions in an effort to educate parents/guardians on stress management, mindfulness, self-compassion, and resiliency including interactive activities that can be practiced at home. Light refreshments and a self-care toolkit will be provided!

ASVAB to be given on November 6

The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be offered at RHHS on Wednesday, November 6. Students interested in taking this must sign up before November 1st.

The ASVAB is a career exploration 'battery', or series of tests, that assists students in clarifying career goals.

  • It is a cost-free and comprehensive program for high school students.
  • Students explore occupations in line with interests and skills, and develop strategies to realize career goals.
  • The Program presents a full-spectrum of career opportunities to students.
  • Career planning tool regardless of post-secondary intentions.

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Be sure to come prepared and on-time to do your best!

Questions about ASVAB Testing?

Please see Ms. Bunyan, Rm 516

Class of 2020!

Attention Class of 2020 graduates and parents, due to changes in Remind, senior information will not be shared using the Senior Remind. Please visit the Senior Web Page for senior information.

Overdrive E-library Update

RHHS has just joined the district-wide Overdrive collection, so we now have access to even more e-books & audiobooks! Students and staff can go to https://soraapp.com/library/resaga, choose Bryan County School District from the drop-down, & login using your school Google Account. Login is the same now for both faculty AND students. Our old Overdrive page is no longer active, so please update your bookmarks to include the new RESA collection!

Seniors - Choose photos for yearbook

To select your FORMAL and INFORMAL photos, contact Prestige by Lifetouch toll free number 1-800-736-4775 or email Tracy Flynn at tflynn@lifetouch.com with the session ID number and pose selection. Deadline is November 1.

Order a Yearbook Today!

Yearbooks are ON SALE for $70 until December 31. Also, SENIOR ADS are on sale until December 1. To purchase both a senior ad and/or a yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and key in our school’s order number (902).

Passion First

During weekly advisement the next four weeks, we will be studying the second mindset: "Passion First". The first topic in this unit, "Focus on Strengths", will be completed in advisement next week.


Below is a copy of the parent newsletter for our "Passion First" unit. Please read this and follow along each week with the planned advisement lesson.

After school tutorials and detention

The After School Detention/Tutorial program started Monday, August 12th in room 411. Tutorial/detention runs from 2:40 – 4:15 every Monday through Thursday. Students who are on the obligations list for owing detention should plan to stay after school to meet their obligation as soon as possible. Students may also come to this program for extra help from content area teachers. On Mondays, students can receive help in math. An English/Language Arts teacher will be available on Tuesdays. On Wednesday, students can have tutoring in science and Thursdays are Social Studies tutoring.

SAT and ACT test dates and registration information

The SAT and ACT are given several times throughout each school year. Please click the links below for additional information about test dates, registration deadlines, and information about how to register.

Fee waivers are available for students on free/reduced lunch. Students should talk to their counselor for more information.

SAT information

ACT information

Counselors

RHHS has a strong team of school counselors to support our students. Students are assigned a counselor based on their last name.


Rhashida Bunyan

A-De Cesari


Emily Neff

De La Cruz-Hicks


Tam Daniels

Hickson-Medrano


Debbie Kilpatrick

Medsker-Sams


Saraswati Hendrix

Sanchez-Z


Deanna Appleton

College and Career


Dawn Imler

Military and Family Life

*RHHS Essential information*

School times-

7:30am-2:30pm/Buildings open at 7am

Daily Bell Schedule


Car-rider/parent drop-off information-

http://bryancoga.apptegy.us/o/rhhs/page/traffic-pattern


Bus rider information-

https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/405755/SB_-_HS_-_7-16-19.pdf


School nutrition information-

Breakfast is not served; Lunch is $2.85

September Lunch Menu

MySchoolBucks - Online Payment Portal

BCS Free or Reduced Price Meals Application - English

BCS Free or Reduced Price Meals Application - Spanish


Clinic information-

Nurses: Taryn Parker and Denell Foster

If you should need to discuss health information at length, please call to schedule a meeting. All clinic forms are available on the high school website. Inhalers and epi pens that are carried by the student must have forms completed by their physician.

Clinic form - http://www.bryancountyschools.org/o/rhhs/browse/17573

Beta Club partners with Make-A-Wish

This year, Richmond Hill High School Beta Club has decided to devote their time to one single service project – adopting a single wish through Make-A-Wish Georgia, granting a wish to one local child with a life-threatening illness. We want to make our Make-A-Wish fundraising efforts for Richmond Hill High School Beta Club a lot easier by using a service called FlipGive - https://www.flipgive.com/teams/214752

Very simply, you join our team on FlipGive (directions below) and then start all your online shopping through our team page. With FlipGive, our team raises money every time you shop with hundreds of popular brands like Walmart, Starbucks, Dick's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sams, Boxed, Gap, Old Navy, and Mobil.

I'm including a handout that explains FlipGive in more detail. To read it, click here: https://www.flipgive.com/flipgive-getting-started.pdf?campaign_id=214752
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Join our team now using our invite code 2CRQJC in one of 2 ways:

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2. Join online at https://www.flipgive.com/teams/join?fundraiser_name=Erin%20Turner&joincode=2CRQJC

Remember to use FlipGive before you shop online, so we'll earn cash back. And, if you join and make a purchase within the first 14 days we'll receive a $5 bonus!