RHHS Wildcats News You Can Use

#WEARERH 9/23/22 #WEARERH

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News and Notes

Good Afternoon,

Just a few important items to bring to your attention as we wrap up the month of September, welcome Fall Weather and finish up the 1st Quarter of the school Year. Graduation date/time/venue has been confirmed and we will return to Glynn County Stadium for the 3rd year in a row! This venue was great for our class of 21 & 22 and look forward to the same exciting experience for the 2023 Class of Wildcats! With regards to Seniors, you will notice that our counselors are feverishly working to meet with all seniors to ensure they are on track for graduation, have considered post-secondary plans and have all their needed resources.


Additionally, the month of October brings Advisor/Advisee Conferences for our 10th and 12th grade students. Be on the lookout for communication from your child's advisor; this is an opportunity that you will want to engage in as a parent to ensure your child is on track with regards to HS credits, engaged in activities, doing well in their current classes, etc.


Lastly, please mark your calendars for Fall Break ahead which will occur October 10th-October 11th. Following Fall Break is our Annual PSAT/Digital Learning Day. For those of you new to RHHS, this day is a digital learning day for Juniors (Not Taking PSAT) and Seniors; while our 9th grade students will be engaged in advisement activities to include Child Safety Matters Curriculum (MBF) and 10th Graders will be taking the PSAT.


With the 1st quarter winding down, I encourage you to check in on your child's grades and attendance, encourage them to plug into an extracurricular and continue to support them like crazy as you always do! We really do have amazing students and when you couple that with caring and supportive stakeholders we can move mountains at RHHS!


Have a restful and relaxing weekend!


See ya, love ya, bye!

Important Upcoming Dates


  • Underclassmen Retake Picture Day - Tuesday, October 4
  • Fall Break - Monday, October 10 - Tuesday October 11
  • PSAT/Digital Learning Day - Wednesday, October 12
  • 10th and 12th Grade Advisee Conferences - October 1 - October 31 (Advisors will be in touch)

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We know staff members at RHHS go the extra mile - we want to hear about it! When a staff member makes you feel special or does something exceptional, YOU can give them a shoutout and in return, the PBIS team will send them a treat!

Honoring our Veterans

Please label your picture file(s) with the names of your loved ones!

RHHS Military Family Photos (you will need to be signed in to a Google account)

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Counselor's Corner

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SENIOR MEETINGS

Counselors have now started senior meetings! Our goal is to deliver 1:1 guidance on postsecondary planning and to provide resources specific to your student’s post-graduation goals. Seniors can sign up with their assigned counselor by accessing the links below. They will also receive an email prompting them to schedule their appointment. Senior meetings are held during school hours and students will leave with resources and tools to continue their journey to success after graduation!



Ms. Crews (A- Cleland)

Ms. Neff (Clements-Gravitt)

Mrs. Daniels (Gray-Larrea)

Mrs. Kilpatrick (Larrossa-O’Rourke)

Ms. McDonough (Offringa- Slaughter)

Ms. Miles (Slusarski- Z)

Mrs. Appleton (Dual Enrollment)

Attention Juniors and Seniors


Applications for U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP) will be due October 7, 2022.
The United States Senate Youth Program (http://www.ussenateyouth.org/) sends two delegates from every state to spend a week in Washington, D.C., where they study our government firsthand. There is also a $10,000 college scholarship for each delegate.

High school juniors and seniors who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:
*Must serve in an elected or appointed position representing a constituency during the current (2022-2023) school year – additional information on qualifying positions is included below.
*Will be attending high school in Georgia through spring 2023.
*The week of March 4-11, 2023, selected students will be required to completely block the timeframe of the program and attend all events in order to serve as delegates and receive the scholarship.
*Must have proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residence (this is a requirement of the national program).

Application Details
Georgia's United States Senate Youth Program will be due October 7, 2022. Any Georgia high school junior or senior may apply to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program, provided they meet the criteria and secure signatures from their principal and school counselor.
Application Form: https://form.jotform.com/222434765625156

Supporting Documents: Print forms and obtain appropriate signatures. Signed forms must be uploaded to the application.
1. School Signoff: https://www.gadoe.org/External-Affairs-and-Policy/Excellence-Recognition/Documents/2023 USSYP Principal and Counselor Signoff.pdf
2. Parent/Guardian Signoff: https://www.gadoe.org/External-Affairs-and-Policy/Excellence-Recognition/Documents/2023 USSYP Parent Guardian Signoff.pdf

Please contact Ms. Miles or check HERE for additional details/questions

Fine Arts

17 South's Haunted Trail is the last two weekends in October! The RHHS Drama Club supplies the actors for the event, and HOSA is running concessions this year! Please, come out and support your students by attending this fantastic annual event. 17 South is located at 5899 N Coastal HWY Fleming, Georgia which is about 10 minutes from RHHS. Tickets are 20 dollars at the door. If you have any questions, you can email Mrs. Taft at htaft@bryan.k12.ga.us.
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Athletics

Check out the newest "September" edition of information that will be communicated via Richmond Hill High School's Athletic Department!


Build The Hill - Athletic Newsletter

Counselors

RHHS has a strong team of school counselors to support our students. Students are assigned a counselor based on their last name. All school counselors at Richmond Hill High School will provide developmentally appropriate counseling services based on data-driven practices to remove barriers to students' academic achievement and promote a safe and secure environment for all students.


  • Megan McDonough (Offringa-Slaugther)
  • Amber Crews (A-Cleland)
  • Emily Neff (Clements-Gravitt)
  • Tam Daniels (Gray-Larrea)
  • Debbie Kilpatrick (Larrosa-O'Rourke)
  • Amber Miles (Slusarski-Z)
  • Deanna Appleton (DE/5th YR/BA)


For additional information regarding the Richmond Hill High School Counseling Team, please click here!

RHHS Essential Information

School times

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



Office Hours

7:00am-3:00pm


Certificates of Enrollment

Drivers License

Learners Permit


Car-rider/parent drop-off information

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


Bus rider information- Bryan County Transportation Services


School nutrition information-

MySchoolBucks - Online Payment Portal


  • Breakfast - $2.25
  • Lunch - $3.25


Questions regarding remaining lunch balances should be directed to Carole Knight (School Nutrition Director) cellis@bryan.k12.ga.us/912-459-5121


Nurse/Clinic information-

Nurses: Taryn Parker (tparker@bryan.k12.ga.us) and Denell Foster (dfoster@bryan.k12.ga.us)

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

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