Gator Bites 2019-20

SC's first EL Education High School & 2019 Palmetto's Finest

River Bluff High School #Envision2020RB

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Gator Bites for the Week of December 8, 2019

What to expect of Gator Bites

We will use this digital platform this year to communicate current and upcoming events and information for all stakeholders interested in River Bluff High School. We will post and send out each week to communicate with you. Go Gators!

River Bluff's Mission (Purpose)

Support students and teachers and all whom they influence collectively in their pursuit of excellence within a collaborative learning culture engaged in graduating citizen scholars committed to“building a better world”.

River Bluff's Vision (Direction)

To create a community of learners where passionate educators and students are collectively challenged within a flexible environment to see personal achievement thrive, through character, leadership and growth mindset while contributing to both a local and global society.

River Bluff's Core Values (Habits of Success): Personal Responsibility, Growth Mindset, Collaboration and Relationships, Excellence, & Citizenship

Gators of the Week - Work hard. Get smart. Do good.

Gators of the Week: DECA Students Shine at Regional Competition

Work hard. 84 DECA Gators traveled to Spring Hill last week for the Regional Competition and a chance to qualify for the state competition in Charleston. 74 of the 84 competitors qualified. The Gators entered 13 events and took first place in all thirteen with 9 events resulting in a clean sweep of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Congratulations to all student competitors.

Gators of the Week: Swamp Bots Succeed in Chapin Competition

Get smart: Swamp Bots advanced to the Semifinals falling short to the #1 & #2 seed alliance. So proud of this group for never giving up and believing in the power of a team.

Gators of the Week: CREWs helping over 130 families

Do good. RBHS students in CREW during the service and compassion case study, have adopted over 130 families in the area to pour love and gifts in our day of giving on Wednesday at the Winter Assembly. Partnering with local non profit Ella Stuff a Stocking, these kids will be shown love this holiday season.

River Bluff Receives Excellent on School Report Card 2018

Upcoming School and Staff Events

Gator Forum

Monday, Dec. 9th, 3:45-4:45pm

RBHS Learning Commons

SIC Meeting

Monday, Dec. 9th, 6-7pm

RBHS Learning Commons

Upcoming Fine Arts Events

Monday, Dec. 9th, 7-9pm

RBHS PAC and River Cafe

Piano Recital (PAC) - Dec. 9 @ 4 PM

Choral Concert (PAC) - Dec. 10 @ 7 PM

Orchestra Concert (PAC) - Dec. 12 @ 7:30 PM

Percussion Concert (River Cafe) - Dec. 12 @ 7 PM

Band (PAC) - Dec. 16 @ 7 PM

Ring Ceremony

Sunday, Dec. 15th, 4-5pm


Holiday Break

Friday, Dec. 20th, 12:45pm to Monday, Jan. 6th 2020 at 3:45pm


Senior Decision Day

Friday, May 1st 2020 at 8:15am-2:30pm

RBHS Rotunda

Seniors will come sign our Graduation Banner and take pictures with other classmates making post secondary decisions.


Sunday, June 7th 2020 at 12-2pm

801 Lincoln Street

Columbia, SC

CREW 3 Saluda Shoals Recap

CREW 3 Team building at Saluda Shoals Park

Leader in CREW Inflatables Experience

River Bluff is 2019 Palmetto's Finest

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Signing Out Procedures

A reminder to parents regarding signing students out during the school day. Someone from the student's sign out sheet must come in and show ID to dismiss a child. We do not accept phone calls or emails for dismissal. You can come in on Monday to sign your child out during the week but only up until Friday of the same week. Also, if you are dismissing your child during ILT, then it is helpful to have made arrangements with the student ahead of time. We appreciate your help to assist in making this process efficient.

Counseling and Advisement Assignments for Students

Counseling and Advisement Team

The Counseling & Advisement team is working towards a more intentionally focused program to provide students with the best support.

Traveling students OCP, CC2, & CC3 students (including all students who attend LTC or other high schools)

Marci Newman (803)-821-0718

Students in their 1st or 2nd year of high school (typically 9th & 10th graders)

Last names A-Gar Grayson Harley (803)-821-0738

Last names Gas-O C. Joe Howell (803)-821-0970

Last names P-Z Amanda Stabler (803)-821-0740

Students in their 3rd and 4th (or greater) year of high school (typically 11th & 12th graders)

Last names A-Ham Mandy Wilson (803)-821-0741

Last names Han-Pa Crystal Wingate (803)-821-0737

Last names Pe-Z Joe Ben Watson (803)-821-0739

Secretary Carole Farrar (803) 821-0729

Records Amy Myhand . (803) 821-0711

Career Specialist A-M Susan Bennett (803) 821-5590

Career Specialist N-Z Julie Rojek (803) 821-0733