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#WEARERH July Edition #WEARERH

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News and Notes from the Principal

Dear Richmond Hill High School Families,


The past 18 months have encouraged us as educators to truly "think outside the box" while developing new strategies/modalities to meet the needs of each student! While the 20-21 school year taught us a lot about ourselves in the field of education, we prevailed and through this we were able to continue to #BTH as a staff focused on student success! #BetterTogether


While school officially ended in May, the administrative staff has worked tirelessly to plan and place students in classes for the upcoming school year. These schedules for students are available via PowerSchool for you to review and plan for the year ahead. Please see the information in the newsletter below for additional details regarding scheduling as well as many other topics of interest.


With a new year and steady growth come new faces to RHHS! We are pleased with the high-quality staff members that we have been able to add to our educational family! We too think that you will reap the benefits of these fine educators in the months and years to come! The thing that stands out the most and truly draws quality staff to RHHS is the community support and stakeholders like you that have a vested interest in the overall success of the school district. Thank you for your unwavering support.


When it comes to support, we are well aware and planning for our students to return to a supportive RHHS environment! As educators, we understand that our job is much deeper than the content and truly take great pride in creating opportunities and providing high levels of support for ALL students! We stand by this pledge and look forward to working with you this upcoming year! After all, we are #BetterTogether as we #BTH at Richmond Hill High School.


#WeAreRH


Bivins Miller

Important Upcoming Dates

  • 9th Grade and New RHHS Student Chromebook Distribution - 7/27 & 7/28
  • Open House - 7/29 (4-6PM)
  • First Day of School - 8/3
  • Underclassmen Picture Day - 8/24
  • Junior/Senior Parent Night - 8/31 (6-7:30pm-East Cafeteria)

Student Schedules

Student Schedules are available in the PowerSchool Portal. While improvements have been made to the PowerSchool Information System, it is important to note that your child's password has changed and they will need to login to their student email to gain access to this information. Please know that this is a comprehensive process that our administrative staff has spent quite a deal of time to ensure that schedules are balanced, courses are listed and students are placed appropriately. Please have your child review their schedule for both 1st and 2nd semester. If there are pertinent concerns regarding your schedule please submit requests through the following link: "Click Here".

Chromebook Distribution

Rising 9th Graders & Students new to RHHS.

Student device registration/distribution is taking place on Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday July 28 from 9am-6pm, in room 702 on the west campus (this is the campus that faces Harris Trail). Students and any accompanying party members must enter through the West Campus front office and walk down to room 702 for device registration.


All rising freshmen and students new to RHHS must come in to register their personal laptop or receive a school issued chromebook. The receiving student must be present to have any device registered to them and must submit a signed "Student Device Acceptable Use Guidelines" form by the guardian and student at the time of registration. Students who are not able to attend July registration window will have multiple opportunities during the first week of school.


To expedite the entire registration process and avoid large crowds, students must sign-up for a device registration slot prior to arrival. (https://signupschedule.com/rhhsxctf)


Returning 10th through 12th Grade Students

Returning students can pick up their turned in school device during Open House on July 29th from their assigned advisor. Students who are not able to attend Open House will be able to pick-up their device from their advisor on the first day of school.

Devices will only be returned to the assigned student.

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ATTENTION PARENTS OF RISING JUNIORS FOR 21-22 SCHOOL YEAR

Effective July 1, 2021, children 16 years of age and older, who are entering the 11th grade

including new entrants MUST have received one booster dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4), unless their initial dose was administered on or after their 16th birthday.


Students should return their updated immunization records to their advisor.


Please see the full letter released by the Department of Public Health HERE.

Athletic Ticketing - Go Fan

Richmond Hill High School and Richmond Hill Athletics are excited to announce the use of Go Fan for our sporting events. Go Fan allows all event spectators to purchase tickets prior to events, or at the gate through your mobile device, avoid long lines, and limit person to person contact. Please see the attached flyer for more information, with more to come, as we get ready for our 2021-2022 athletic season. Go Wildcats!!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

WHEN: Friday, July 30th, 8am-2pm


WHERE: Richmond Hill High School, Blood Drive will be held at East Campus Gym (entrance off Wildcat Drive)


MORE INFORMATION:

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be located in the East Gym off Wildcat Dr. from 8am to 2pm. Follow this link and enter the sponsor code RHHS to select a time to donate.

Summer Reading & Assignments

All students have a summer reading assignment, and some AP courses have summer assignments. Please click the link below to find out what reading/assignments are expected of your child(ren) over the summer.


Click Here to Access Summer Expectations/Assignments

Parking Permits

All students parking on campus, including dual enrolled students must have a parking permit. Parking permits should be displayed by the first day of school, August 3, 2021.


"Click Here" to access the student parking permit information and application for 21-22SY.


Regular Sale Permits: $65.00


Qualifications to Purchase a Parking Permit during the Regular time periods:


  • Not on Obligations List
  • Passing or passed at least 75% of classes

Parking Spot Painting - Class of 2022

RHHS - Class of 2022 - On (July 28-29, 2021 9-3 p.m.) Richmond Hill High School will be allowing senior students with parking passes to reserve and paint their own parking spot. We encourage students to express themselves through positive artwork, to beautify the campus, build school spirit, create a senior tradition and support their senior class. https://bit.ly/RHPaintParking

Counselors

RHHS has a strong team of school counselors to support our students. Students are assigned a counselor based on their last name, updated caseloads will be available beginning at the start of the 21-22 School Year.


Rhashida Bunyan
rbunyan@bryan.k12.ga.us
A- Davidson


Emily Neff
eneff@bryan.k12.ga.us
Davis-Holton


Tam Daniels
tdaniels@bryan.k12.ga.us
Hook – Medsker


Debbie Kilpatrick
dkilpatrick@bryan.k12.ga.us

Meeks- R

Amber Miles
dmiles@bryan.k12.ga.us

S-Z

Deanna Appleton
dappleton@bryan.k12.ga.us
Dual Enrollment

RHHS Essential Information

School times

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

Daily Bell Schedule


Office Hours

7:00am-3:00pm


Certificates of Enrollment

Click Here for Certificate of Enrollment Information


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-

Breakfast and Lunch are both "Free" for students for the 21-22 SY

MySchoolBucks - Online Payment Portal


Questions regarding remaining lunch balances should be directed to Carole Knight (School Nutrition Director) cknight@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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