RHHS Parent & Student Newsletter

January 24th, 2022

Please revisit this link for the most up-to-date information. It will be updated regularly however, it will only be sent it out through email periodically.

Please read!

*Per district guidelines, parents are asked to monitor student temperatures prior to students arriving on campus.

*Please report all positive COVID cases, symptomatic cases that are pending test results as well as all exposures to the COVID call center at (803) 980-2016.

*Parents, please do not send sick students to school. If your child is showing symptoms, please keep them at home and call the COVID call center at (803) 980-2016, for further information.

*Attendance will count this year. Please make sure students do not exceed the maximum number of days allowed to out of class. Students should turn in documentation for absences within the time frame stated in the RHHS student handbook. Failure to submit documentation could cause student to make-up seat time.

*Tardies will count this year. Please talk to your child about arriving to class on time to avoid any disciplinary issues.


Student who have been quarantined are expected to attend teacher provided live sessions during the time of the assigned classes (see bell schedule below). These live sessions will allow students to stay up-to-date with what is going on in the classroom, any content that is covered, as well as not fall behind with assignments.

Important Dates

  • 1/26 -- DLI Information Meeting at Winthrop 6:00pm
  • 1/27 -- Winter Graduation @ SPHS 5pm
  • 2/11 -- Progress Reports (3rd quarter grades can be found in Canvas)
  • 3/8 -- ACT
  • 4/23 – PROM
  • 4/26 -- SAT
  • 5/12 & 5/13 -- Senior Exams
  • 5/28 -- RHHS Graduation @ Winthrop University 10am

1st Semester Make-Up Hours

Make-up hours for 1st semester courses are coming to an end. Sessions begin at the start time. No late entry allowed.
  • January 25th, 26th, 27th - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • January 29th - 8:00am - 3:00pm

From the SIC!

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RHHS SIC is organizing a teacher and staff snack/drink cart for the remainder of the school year and we need your help with individually packaged snack and drink donations. If you would like to donate please click on the link for more information and to sign up. Thank you.

RHHS SIC Teacher Snack/Drink Cart

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From the RHHS SIC for families & caregivers re Mental Health resource:

The SIC cares about our students and their families. We wanted to share the information about this FREE education program NAMI Basics.

It is a six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms.

Email to get registered and more info: namiptc.register@gmail.com

Short video about NAMI Basics

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Nurse Knight's Newsletter

AP & IB Informational Video

Use the link below to learn more about the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs at RHHS.

Rock Hill High School Advanced Studies

Bearcat Apparel

Rock Hill High School Athletics Website

Attention Athletes: Planet HS Information

All athletes are required to upload documentation to Planet HS prior to participating in any workouts or practices. Refer to the file below for details and directions.

Student Enrollment Verification Request

Parents/Students: Any forms/documents to verify student enrollment, such as DMV paperwork, PDLA Forms, Social Security Documentation, etc., should be dropped in the Welcome Center and will be returned in 2-3 business days.

Absence Documentation

Students must provide official documentation for any absences within three days after returning to school. This maybe in the form of a written excuse (signed by a parent/guardian) OR a medical statement. This documentation will be entered and filed in the student’s attendance file in the attendance office. Documentation does not erase absences; it only states why the student missed school and is consistent with all state law and regulations. To submit an absence excuse, send an email to RHAbsenceDocumentation@rhmail.org with the document attached. For full details visit our website.

Bell Schedule

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Bus Information

Parents/Guardians can use the link below to "E-link" to look up their student's busing information. As of right now, this is only available for guardians, and your phone numbers must match their primary Powerschool phone number. If you have any issues, they should contact Transportation via the email "BUSHELP@RHMAIL.ORG".


Food Services

  • Free and Reduced Meal Application
    ALL student meals will be free to students through the 2021-2022 school year.
    Free/reduced meal applications for the 2021/2022 school year are now open.
    Meals will be provided free of charge for the 2021/2022 school year. Though this is the case, qualifying for free or reduced meals may also qualify you for additional benefits including PEBT, reduced district fees, etc. The fastest and easiest way to fill out an application is online at www.lunchapplication.com. Paper applications can also be obtained at your school. If you fill out a paper application, they can be handed in to your school’s office staff or sent directly to the food service department at 1234 Flint St. EXT, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
  • For application questions or status on an application contact Gary Black 803 981-1003 or Email

Technology Support for Families

If you or your child have questions or need technology support, please see the information located on the RHSD Technology website for more information.

Canvas Information

If your student is logging in through the Launchpad…..

From Chrome Browser, go to Launchpad.classlink.com/RockHill

User Name: First and Last Initial and ID number (KG12345)

Password: Birthdate (9262006) one or two digit month, two digit day, four digit year

Once on the dashboard, click the Canvas Icon

If your student is logging on directly to canvas NOT through the Launchpad…

From Chrome Browser, go to Rockhill.instructure.com

User Name: First and Last initial and ID number with @rhmail.org (Ex: AB12345@rhmail.org)

Password: Birthdate

Parent Pairing Codes:

Once the student has access into their canvas account, they can generate a Pairing Code for parents. https://youtu.be/SQuCrDqfBC8 (video tutorial) (pairing codes regenerate in 7 days).

Parent creates a parent account by going to rockhillinsttucture.com https://youtu.be/HeQZtx-T69g (video tutorial)

Rock Hill School District 2021-2022 Academic Calendar

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