Home of the Hornets!

*Principal's Newsletter: October 1-31

Hornet's Monthly Quote:

"The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it."—C.C. Scott

Mission: Roswell High School's mission is to create a positive and safe learning environment, to foster the development of each student's potential, and to provide pathways to success after graduation.

Monthly Updates: Please check back weekly for updates!

**New additions to the newsletter**

All Things Back-to-School! Instruction!

  • Parent Meetings
  • Curriculum Night
  • Student Success Skills-Parent News**
  • College Support Days: Tuesday and Thursday!
  • Join PTSA
  • Celebrate Life, Live Drug Free!
  • PTSA Reflections
  • Early Release Day: October 25, 2022 (PSAT Day for 9th-11th) (Update: Seniors will work asynchronously on 10/25/22)**
  • Digital Learning Days (Asynchronous)
  • No School Days
  • OSP Payments
  • Here Comes the Bus App

Student Highlights!

  • Academic Highlights**
  • Student Highlights**
  • Staff Highlights

School Meetings!

  • Stakeholder Meetings

Action Items

  • Student Code of Conduct (Review & Sign)

Hot Buttons!

  • Register to Volunteer
  • Student/Parent Handbook
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Advanced Studies/TAG
  • Parent/Student COVID Portal
  • Fulton County Schools Calendar
  • Fulton County Meals Application
  • Roswell High School's Website

Community Resources

  • Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
  • A Time of Remembrance!


  • School Safety Q & A
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Happy October

October 16, 2022 (3)

The National School Safety Center, state governors and state school superintendents sponsor America's Safe Schools Week, October 16-22, 2022. This observance is also actively supported by local, state and national public officials and professional organizations.

Significant progress is being made to ensure that all of our nation's schools are safe, secure and productive. At the forefront of this movement are hundreds of exemplary school, district, state and national programs. To recognize these successes and encourage others, October 16-22, 2022 has been proclaimed America's Safe Schools Week. NSSC invites you to participate in this annual observance that was originally established by the National School Safety Center in 1984.

Roswell High School is committed to ensuring our school campus is safe for our students. We cannot accomplish the feat alone. It is the responsibility of all stakeholders to ensure we adhere to school-wide expectations in an effort to keep everyone safe. Over the course of the next few weeks you will receive safety tips, observe new, but necessary practices, revisit current practices, and learn more about our safety efforts.We appreciate your support as we champion for improved outcomes for the safety of all.

  • Student ID badges and lanyards will be distributed this week

  • Underclassmen students may make-up their photos on October 20, 2022

  • Please review the Safety Q & A for safety updates and answers to commonly asked questions

Domestic Violence (Purple), Breast Cancer (Pink), Fire Safety (Orange), Red-Ribbon Week (Red) and Halloween Safety! Please continue to wear your colors proudly!

Principal's Newsletter Updates for this week!

  • Commit to the R: Be Respectful, Be Ready, Be Responsible!

  • Student Success Skills Parent Letter*

  • Early Release Day: October 25, 2022 (PSAT Day)

    • More Information**

  • Digital Learning Days!

  • Student and Staff Highlights*

  • Bus Driver Appreciation Week*

  • Academic Data Highlights**

  • Attached: School Safety Q & A

From Good-to-Great-to-Unstoppable! Let’s go HORNETS! #Commitment Matters

October's Principal's Newsletter: Click here to stay connected!


Principal Miley

Email me: RoswellPrincipal@fultonschools.org

All Things Back-to-School! Instruction!

Wear Blue on Monday, October 3!

FCS National Bullying Prevention Awareness! #FCSBEKIND

Wear Pink Every Friday!

Roswell supports Breast Cancer Awareness!

Student Council Presents: Fall Spirit Week!

Monday: zoom fits

Tuesday: teacher/student swap

Wednesday: bbq dad vs. soccer mom

Thursday: twin day

Friday: adam Sandler day

Celebrate Life, Live Drug Free!

The Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week. Fulton County Schools and The Office of Student Supports is excited to recognize the annual celebration of Red Ribbon Week on Monday, October 24th- Friday, October 28th. The week’s theme is “Celebrate Life, Live Drug Free”.

Please encourage your students to participate in the scholastic contests which will include artistic, musical, spoken word, and written category options.

Student Success Skills (SSS)

October 24, 2022

Dear Parents,

This week of Student Success Skills lessons will focus on Resilience. Students will tackle the topic of developing a positive and self-managing mindset. These lessons emphasize the ability of managing emotions and reactions to help bounce back from situations that don’t always turn out as planned. Below, you will find links to the “Home Connection” literature for the lesson.

From ReThinkEd: “Resilience is the ability to manage and recover from daily setbacks and adversity. While self-control, focus, problem-solving, and goal setting can help students manage many situations, some situations can't be controlled. Resilience is the inner resolve that although a situation may be out of the students' control, they can control how they perceive and respond to it. Resiliency is a skill that can be developed through developing positive relationships, managing one's emotions, becoming more autonomous, and accepting challenges as opportunities to grow.”

The literature for the lesson can be found here:

Resilience: Grade 9

Resilience: Grade 10

Resilience: Grade 11

Resilience: Grade 12

Have a great week! Let your student know you are part of their support system!

Thank you for your support!

Steffen Mathis

Roswell High School

Student Success Skills Champion

College Support Days @ the NEST: Tuesday and Thursday during 4th Period!

When you’re getting ready for your higher education journey, whether it’s a 2- or 4-year college, career training, or something else altogether, it can be hard to know where to start. Insight on how your peers are preparing for life after high school can help.

Below are seven steps high school seniors from across the country have taken to get ready for higher education. Use this as a checklist when preparing for college. Click here to learn more.

PTSA Reflections! Explore the Arts and Express Yourself!

Join PTSA! Parent, TEACHER, and Student Association (PTSA)

Our goal is always 100% of our teachers and staff will serve as a member of the PTSA! Have you joined?

Take a moment and join the RHS PTSA today. Just follow the link https://roswellhsptsa.new.memberhub.store/store

We will soon begin the raffle of surprises! But, you must be a member to receive a surprise!

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PSAT Day! Early Release Day! October 25, 2022

October 25, 2022 is an early release day for all students. Students in grades 9-11 will participate in the PSAT Assessment. This is a day of testing for the majority of our students. The school day will be adjusted to an early release day. Please plan accordingly.

  • 9th-11th: PSAT Testing Day On-Site!
  • Seniors will work asynchronously! Seniors must complete all work assignments!

Questions: PSAT Day? Please email Celeste Moore, Testing Coordinator.

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Roswell Teen Talk Podcasts!

Roswell Teen Talk Podcasts!

Exciting news! Roswell Rotary and the Wellstar Foundation have partnered to produce an OUTSTANDING podcast series called “Roswell Teen Talk”. This five-episode limited podcast series highlights OUR Roswell teens and addresses a wide variety of topics related to behavioral health and suicide prevention topics while providing critical information on when, where and how to seek help (personalized for the North Fulton community). We are SO PROUD of our students that were part of this project and could not be more thrilled with this engaging opportunity to support youth and their parents. Listen TODAY to better understand what our Roswell teens are facing and how you can help to support them…you’ll be so glad you did!

DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TO THE PODCASTS here: https://roswellteentalk.podbean.com/

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Download and Listen to Roswell Teen Talk Podcasts

Listen TODAY to better understand what our Roswell teens are facing and how you can help to support them…you’ll be so glad you did!

Digital Learning Days for All Students!

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FCS No School Days!

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Online School Payments: School Fees!

Welcome to the Fulton County Schools Online School Payments (OSP) portal. This service is provided to parents and community members to facilitate payment for school fees for a variety of products and services. For further information or to request additional information, please contact the main office. As part of the onetime setup of your student account, you will need to enter the student ID number. This number is indicated on your student’s report card and is also used in the cafeteria line. While some purchases are not specifically for students and may not require the ID number, in most cases you will also need the student ID number to complete the transaction. If you have questions regarding the student ID number, please reach out to your school’s front office.

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School Highlights!

Great News to Share! Click here to share your great news!

Click here to email Great News! Updates will be added weekly and shared with our staff and stakeholders!

Go Hornets!

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Staff-of-Excellence! Congratulations, Beverly Michaud-Media Center Paraprofessional

Please join me in celebrating our Staff-of-Excellence for the month of August!

  • August: Beverly Michaud
  • September: Ali Ahmed

Congratulations to our Roswell Rotary, Teacher-of-the-Month and Student-of-the-Month

The Rotary Club of Roswell selects a teacher and student from surrounding schools to serve as the Teacher-of-the-Month and the Student-of-the-Month. Roswell High School is proud to share that Ms. Barbara Bell and Mr. Austin Edler represented us as our nominees for the honor. Both teacher and student have showcased what it means to put Service Above Self! Ms. Bell and Austin enjoyed lunch at the Rotary meeting, engaged with Rotarians and presented a small word on what it means to put Service Above Self! We are very proud of Ms. Bell and Austin!

Thanks for coming out to support our VOX Open Mic Night!

Open MIC night was great! We hope to see you in April!

Click here to see photos of our students in action!

AGC Georgia Partners with Brasfield & Gorrie to Host High School Students Skill Challenge

Welcome Back to our French Exchange Students!

French Exchange: Roswell Hornets!

Our students started their day Basel, Switzerland and traveled by bus to Épinal, France with a brief stop in the town of Colmar for lunch. The students met their French penpals and had their first night in their host families after getting a tour of the school, Lycée Claude Gellée. The week continued with great experiences, including a visit to a French bakery and learning how to make a few classic French pastries from a very charming local baker! RHS students had a guided tour of historic Épinal and afterward another guided tour of the American WWII Cemetary just outside town. Lots of walking, lots of learning! The students also went on an excursion to the city of Strasbourg. After class, students had PE with Madame Poirot. They went rock climbing and then for a short hike through the forest!

Sounds like an amazing time for our RHS students! An experience that will never be forgotten!

MTN Biking Race, 3rd Series in 5, Jackson, GA

We are so proud of our MTN Biking Racing team. While, it is not a sanctioned GHSA sport, our athletes love their sport so much that they continue to proudly race! Teams from all over that state race together. We joined other North Fulton Schools with the Nitro Group.

Way to go MTN Bike Racing Team!

Tyler Bailey (11)

Tanner Begin (10)

Nate Covington (9)

Kyle Jenkins (9)

Henry Long (9)

Emi Mills (11)

Bodie McGlynn (9)

Gavin Vickers (10)

We welcome spectators to join us for our next race on Oct. 22 at Road Atlanta.

For more information, contact Cari Begin.

Youth Day Parade! RHS Band & CHS Band Collaboration!

Roswell's Youth Day parade was an exciting event for our Hornets! We combined with the Centennial Band and had a great time! The collaboration was great and our students enjoyed playing together. We are looking forward to more opportunities to collaborate and represent Zone 5! Go Hornets!
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SAT Success Continues for Fulton County Schools Students

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National Merit Semifinalists & Commended Students!

Congratulations to our 2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists! On September 14, officials announced the names of over 16,000 Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue the competition for some 7,250 National merit Scholarships worth $28 million dollars that will be offered next spring.

RHS is very proud of our National Merit Semifinalists!

  1. Harrison Burns
  2. Kate Carpenter
  3. Cyra Moobed
  4. Samuel Roby
  5. Alexander Rouhizad
  6. Stone Smith
  7. Christina Wu

We are pleased to share with our community, that alongside our National Semifinalists, Roswell High School announces our 10 Commended Students. Commended students are recognized for the exceptional academic performance. The students will not continue in the competition for the National Merit Scholarships offered next spring, but are commended for their outstanding performance on the qualifying test used for program entry. Congratulations!

  1. Isabel Bothelho
  2. Reagan C. Garrett
  3. Olivia Getz
  4. James Guglielmo
  5. Emma Hubscher
  6. Ashley Meyer
  7. William Nicholson
  8. Simon Pellegri
  9. Thomas Rhodes
  10. Luke Unglo
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Unstoppable HORNET AWARD! TBA-October!

What is the Unstoppable Hornet Principal's Award?

Each month Principal Miley selects 2 students who exemplify what it means to be a committed Hornet who represents characteristics we hope that all our students will embody.

  • What does it really mean to Commit to the R? This commitment is exemplified by a student who is dedicated and steadfast in representing their school, community and family with pride and honor, through respect, responsibility and a readiness level that is difficult to define. They simply become unstoppable in their quest! An unstoppable hornet defies the odds and rises to the occasion when others are not looking, and even sometimes when there are onlookers; modeling excellence is often observed.

Congratulations to our Unstoppable Hornet Principal's Award Recipients:

September: Ryan Koporc and Nick Meyer

October: TBA

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PTSA Sponsored Academic Recognition Program: Spring 2022

Congratulations to all the students who earned a place on the Spring 2022 Principal's Honor Roll (semester average of 92 and higher) and Honor Roll (semester average of 88 to 91.99).

Academic Recognition Award Certificates will be distributed to students in Advisement classes on Tuesday, September 20th. The list of students who earned these recognitions may be accessed via the link below.

Overall 511 students received Principal's Honor Roll certificates and 239 received Honor Roll certificates. Great job to all 750 of these students on their academic achievements!

Students who achieve Principal's Honor Roll for both semesters of the 2021-2022 school year will receive an Academic Letter or an Academic Pin. Academic Pins are awarded to students who earned an Academic Letter in a prior school year.

Student grade point averages are available on the unofficial transcript that is accessible via Infinite Campus. For any questions regarding RHS's Academic Recognition program, including any suspected errors, please email stephaniechambers7@gmail.com.

List of Award Winners

Band: The Super Bowl of Sound!

What an AWESOME day yesterday, October 1, at the Super Bowl of Sound. The band had a great performance! The band received Superior ratings in all captions.

The band placed 2nd in their class (a very competitive class of 7 bands). The percussion section took home the 1st place trophy for their class and the color guard took 3rd place.

Onward and upward as we prepare for our next competition on the 22nd in Rome, GA!

Band Directors: Josh Roberts and John Renfroe

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Featured CTAE Class: Cosmetology Personal Care Services Class

Personal Care Services Class- 1st Year students: Students are currently in the Skin Care Chapter and the photos capture the students practicing facial treatments.

-Congratulations students on accomplishing your 1st quarter standards! We can't wait to see how your skills progress this year!

Instructor: Ms. Tiffiney Robinson

US HISTORY: Meeting of the Minds Mixer

During instruction provided on the American Revolution and Constitutional period, students prepared by annotating the docs and completing the analysis for the docs. Students created a biography for his/her character and wrote up with a definition of liberty for his/her character before the mixer. The Mixer was where students became the characters and took notes on each other’s characters and definitions of liberty, and completed debriefing questions! Great teaching and student agency exemplified!

Course Instructor: Beatriz Estevez

Fine Arts: Chorus

Select students from the RHS Choral Department performed at the opening ceremony for Team Maggie's Dream 5K/10K in Downtown Roswell on Saturday, 09/17. Thank you Dr. Usher and students for your active engagement in our community and sharing your talents!

RHS Interact Club supports first responders!

In honor of the anniversary of 9/11, Roswell Rotary treats our local first responders and their families with a cookout. Local Interact clubs are invited to help set up the event, serve the attendees, and then clean up. This year, the Roswell High School and Blessed Trinity Interact Clubs sent volunteers to help! RHS Interact students that participated were Cyra Moobed, Collin Pierce, Aarav Shah, and Christina Wu.

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Stakeholder Meetings!

School Governance Council Meeting: October 12 @ 4:00 p.m. (TBS)

Our School Governance Council

Community Meeting: October 19 @ 6:30 p.m. (Roswell High School)

Esther Jackson Elementary School will host Mrs. Katha Stuart's Community Meeting! We encourage all community members to attend to engage and to hear from our Board Member.

  • October 19: Roswell High School (6:30 p.m.)
  • November 16: Mountain Park Elementary (9:30 a.m.)
  • December 7: Vickery Mill Elementary (9:30 a.m.)
  • January 18: Holcomb Bridge Middle (9:30 a.m.)
  • February 15: Sweet Apple Elementary (9:30 a.m.)
  • March 22: Mimosa Elementary (9:30 a.m.)
  • April 19: Crabapple Middle (9:30 a.m.)
  • May 17: Elkins Point Middle (9:30 a.m.)

Action Items!

Student code of Conduct: Review & Sign (NEEDS YOUR ATTENTION!)

What is the Code of Conduct?

The Fulton County Student Code of Conduct and Discipline Handbook contains some vital information that will help your child understand the expectations of the Fulton County School District.

  • All students above 10 years of age and their parents, guardians, or other person having control or charge of the child is asked to sign acknowledging receipt of the Code of Conduct and Student Handbook.

ACTION: Use the link How to sign the Code of Conduct

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Community Resources

A Time of Remembrance: October 6, 2022

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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation: Time Sensitive!

Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

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Register to Volunteer at our school & in the district!

As a reminder all volunteers working directly with students must complete the Volunteer Registration Process. This is the public site for volunteer registration.

Roswell High School SY23 Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is the official statement of school policy and procedure by the Roswell High School Administration. The Roswell Administration reserves the right to amend or change policies within this handbook.

Fulton County Meal Applications

Lunch rates have increased, please complete a new application.All students are encouraged to compete a Free/Reduced Lunch Application. Meal charges will resume for the SY23 school year.

Roswell High School's Website

Roswell High School Our mission is to create a positive and safe learning environment, to foster the development of each student's potential, and to provide pathways to success after graduation.

Advanced Studies/TAG Department

Notification to Parents of the Screening and Referral Process for Gifted Eligibility 2022-23 The consideration for gifted services may be reported or automatic as defined by the GaDOE Resource Manual for Gifted Education Services. (Contact L. Kouns)

We Are Roswell: Go HORNETS!

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