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#WEareRH - Weekly Newsletter - September 13, 2019

FREE FLU VACCINATIONS - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 9/16

Bryan County schools will be partnering with our local health departments again this school year to offer free flu vaccinations to students. If you are interested in your child receiving the vaccination, please click on the links below and read ALL documents.



Please fill out and sign the consent form ASAP. The consent form must be returned by Sep 16th. If permission forms are not returned or are incomplete, then the student will not receive the flu vaccination. Please note, the flu vaccine is only available in an injectable (shot) form in Bryan County Schools. [Scroll to bottom of newsletter for links to the necessary forms]


If you have any questions, please call the Bryan County Health Dept. at 653-4331 (Pembroke) or 756-2611 (Richmond Hill).

Freshmen Parent Night Tuesday

Mark your calendars! Our counselors are hosting grade level Parent Nights over the next several weeks. Counselors and administrators will share information about the school year and specific information for each grade level. All meetings will be held in the east cafeteria.

  • Freshmen Parent Night, September 17th, 6:00pm

9/7 Senior picture day rescheduled for Saturday 9/28

Due to the unexpected school closure, senior portraits scheduled for Saturday 9/7 have been rescheduled for Saturday 9/28. Session times remain the same. Please contact Prestige Portraits for questions or to change your appointment.


Each senior is fully responsible for making his/her appointment for his/her senior pictures. There are still appointments available. If you are a rising senior and have not yet made your appointment, please do this today!

www.prestigeportraits.com/savannah

Picture Retake day - September 26th

Picture Retake Day is scheduled for September 26 for 9th thru 11th grade students who have either missed the August Picture day activity OR interested in retaking their photo. Lifetouch Photography will on campus during 1st block to take photos. Order forms have been distributed by grade level advisors and extra order forms are available in room 710. Please have the completed order form with payment ready to be collected by Lifetouch on September 26 or visit mylifetouch.com and enter Picture Day ID JA709333Q1.

AP exam registration - earlier this year

AP Exam registration is earlier this year for students in first semester or year-long AP classes. Once again, for the 2020 AP exams, students at Richmond Hill High School will be registering online. This registration will only take a few minutes and can be completed from any computer with internet access. Once students complete their registration on Total Registration, they should proceed to myap.collegeboard.org to log into their AP Online Classroom where they will find lots of resources their teachers are using to enhance the learning experience.


Please click the link below to read detailed information about AP Exam registration:

Link: http://www.bryancountyschools.org/article/123638?org=rhhs

Books and Ball (SAT/ACT workshop)

Books and Ball is a free SAT/ACT workshop open to all RHHS students. The next workshop this year is on Wednesday, 9/25, 6:30-8:30pm. Students planning on taking the SAT/ACT this year should take advantage of this free resource!


Books and Ball is held in our east cafeteria.

ACCUPLACER at RHHS - October 17th

The ACCUPLACER will be administered here at RHHS on October 17th @ 8 AM in room 411

Please follow this link to register:

https://goo.gl/forms/UBRFuXuQTAN5JkIz1

Limited to 33 spots, so seats will fill quickly! There will be another opportunity to test in March.

The ACCUPLACER exam evaluates math, reading, and writing skills, and it assesses preparedness for enrolling in introductory college courses.

Passion First

During weekly advisement the next four weeks, we will be studying the second mindset: "Passion First". The first topic in this unit, "Focus on Strengths", will be completed in advisement next week.


Below is a copy of the parent newsletter for our "Passion First" unit. Please read this and follow along each week with the planned advisement lesson.

After school tutorials and detention

The After School Detention/Tutorial program started Monday, August 12th in room 411. Tutorial/detention runs from 2:40 – 4:15 every Monday through Thursday. Students who are on the obligations list for owing detention should plan to stay after school to meet their obligation as soon as possible. Students may also come to this program for extra help from content area teachers. On Mondays, students can receive help in math. An English/Language Arts teacher will be available on Tuesdays. On Wednesday, students can have tutoring in science and Thursdays are Social Studies tutoring.
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SAT and ACT test dates and registration information

The SAT and ACT are given several times throughout each school year. Please click the links below for additional information about test dates, registration deadlines, and information about how to register.

Fee waivers are available for students on free/reduced lunch. Students should talk to their counselor for more information.

SAT information

ACT information

Counselors

RHHS has a strong team of school counselors to support our students. Students are assigned a counselor based on their last name.


Rhashida Bunyan

A-De Cesari


Emily Neff

De La Cruz-Hicks


Tam Daniels

Hickson-Medrano


Debbie Kilpatrick

Medsker-Sams


Saraswati Hendrix

Sanchez-Z


Deanna Appleton

College and Career


Dawn Imler

Military and Family Life

*RHHS Essential information*

School times-

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

Daily Bell Schedule


Car-rider/parent drop-off information-

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


Bus rider information-

https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/405755/SB_-_HS_-_7-16-19.pdf


School nutrition information-

Breakfast is not served; Lunch is $2.85

September Lunch Menu

MySchoolBucks - Online Payment Portal

BCS Free or Reduced Price Meals Application - English

BCS Free or Reduced Price Meals Application - Spanish


Clinic information-

Nurses: Taryn Parker and Denell Foster

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