RHHS Wildcats: News You Can Use

#LND - LeaveNoDoubt - February 1, 2019

Prom 2019

The 2019 RHHS Prom will be April 6 at the Savannah Trade and Convention Center. Juniors and Seniors who have paid their class dues and are clear of the Obligations List can pick up their Prom ticket at lunch during the week of March 11. The deadline to pay class dues in order to receive a prom ticket is February 22. Any RHHS student who plans to attend Prom must be clear of the Obligations List. Students must be in attendance at school on the Friday before prom for at least half of the day in order to be eligible to attend prom.

Class Dues-$15 late fee

RHHS student dues were uploaded to students’ MyPayments+ account on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Dues are $30 per year if paid by 12/1. There is now a late fee of $15.

Students only pay for the years he/she attends RHHS.



February 22, 2019 is the final date to pay dues in order to get a prom ticket covered by payment of dues. Any junior or senior student who wishes to go to prom and does not pay dues before February 22, 2019, will have to purchase a prom ticket for $125. Students who have not paid dues in past years must pay those dues as well as dues for this year by the due date in order to receive prom ticket or to be able to participate in graduation week events and graduation ceremony.

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Course registration for next year

Registration and scheduling for classes for next year is beginning. Over the next several weeks, students and parents will have the opportunity to be part of this process. Below are some important dates/events-

· Monday, February 4--RHHS Academic Night (5pm-7pm)

· Tuesday, February 5--RHMS Rising 9th Grade Night (5:00pm-7:00pm)

· Thursday, February 7--All students submit completed course selection forms in extended advisement

· Monday, February 11--final deadline for students to submit course selection forms to advisor---after this time course selections will be made for them by advisor, admin, or counselor

Lost and Found

We have accumulated lots of lost items in our Lost and Found in the College and Career Center in room 602. If your child has misplaced belongings such as lunch boxes, clothing items, shoes, gym bags or glasses, please ask him or her to stop by and claim any lost items.

AP Exam registration continues

Online Exam registration will end on Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 11:59 PM. In order to register, students should click on the link provided on the school website or visit www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/112525 to register .To complete registration, students must answer all of the required questions. Registration is not complete until students have printed the pdf of the confirmation page that is provided at the end. We know that parents may desire to register their students for exams. We strongly recommend that parents and students are both present while registering to ensure that the correct exams are ordered.


Richmond Hill High School is excited to offer families the convenience of paying exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration. Paying online is a great way to make sure that payment has been made while avoiding mailing payment.


Here are the important dates for the registration process:

  • Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 11:59 PM - Registration Ends
  • Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 11:59 PM - Registrations that have not been paid for will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
  • Thu, Feb 28, 2019 - Last day to cancel an exam and receive a full refund.


Please contact Ms Merry Tanner, mtanner@bryan.k12.ga.us , RHHS AP Coordinator, if you would like to register for an exam not listed or have any questions.

Yearbooks and Senior Ads

Yearbooks are ON SALE for $80 until March 31. Also, SENIOR AD sales will end on February 15. To purchase both a senior ad and/or a yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and key in our school’s order number (902). Once you’ve purchased an ad space, please email all text/copy and images to richmondhillyearbook@gmail.com.

School Calendars

The Bryan County Board of Education approved the calendars for the next two school years. Please click HERE to view the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 calendars.

Scholarships available for RHHS students

RHHS has a webpage that is devoted exclusively to scholarship opportunities. We strongly encourage students to visit this page regularly. Ms. Jenny Kea, one of our Social Studies teachers, serves as our Honor Committee chair and coordinates scholarships and maintains this webpage. If you have questions, please email her directly at jkea@bryan.k12.ga.us .


Scholarships:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11N0_95_3gEeLqH-mv2uKL5P0msHlyNy85oONGpj-wXk/edit?usp=sharing

College Field Trips

At RHHS, many of our juniors and seniors are well into their college preparation. Most are in the process of taking the ASVAB, ACT, and SAT - and others are already visiting colleges independently and filling out applications.

RHHS is excited to be offering monthly college field trip opportunities this year to eligible juniors and seniors on a first come/first serve basis for the first 35 students to register.

RHHS junior and senior applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Passing all classes with a 70 or higher

2. No more than 3 tardies *

3. No more than 3 excused absences *


Upcoming field trips planned for 2nd semester include:

· 2/20/19 - Savannah Technical College

· March 2019 - Savannah State University

· April 2019 - Ogeechee Technical College (Statesboro, GA)



Eligible 11th and 12th grade students may register through this link

*Parents of the first 35 applicants each month are welcome and encouraged to volunteer as chaperones. Contact Jennifer Blanton, school counselor, at jblanton@bryan.k12.ga.us, with any questions about eligibility criteria.