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Announcements for August 12th

Posted On: Monday, August 12, 2019

Attention Knight Nation! Search is underway for our 2019-2020 Knight Mascot! Are you busting at the seams with school spirit and like to get crazy at all the sporting events here at the RIDGE, then please attend an informational meeting in Mrs. Lathem’s room #2305 on Tuesday at 7:45 am. If you have any questions or suggestions on a classmate that would make an AWESOME Sir Lancelot then come see Mrs. Lathem! Gooooooo Knights!

Attention all LGBTQ students and allies!  The GLOW Club's first meeting of the year will be held on Tuesday after school in room 1112.  GLOW Club is River Ridge's Gender and Sexuality Alliance and is a safe place to meet other LGBTQ students. Meetings will be weekly:  every Tuesday afternoon in Ms. Nelson's room, and as always, snacks will be provided.

Are you looking to sharpen your business skills, become a leader, meet new people, earn scholarships, gain community service hours, earn recognition, or travel? Come join FBLA at the informational meeting August 14th in Ms. Klemm’s Room (1312) at 7:30 am where we will have donuts and team bonding games.

Any boy interested in playing basketball for River Ridge High School should meet in room 1210 at 7:45 am next Friday, August 16th.

For any boys interested in playing lacrosse there will be an interest meeting Wednesday, August 14th in Coach Alexander's room 1301 at 7:45 in the morning.  See Coach Alexander for further information or questions.

RRHS is starting a Social Studies Honor Society, RHO KAPPA is for students with a strong interest in History, Geography, Economics and Government. 

RHO KAPPA is a nationally recognized organization that will look great on college applications and job resumes.  RHO KAPPA members will participate in social studies events and volunteer activities.  RHO KAPPA members may earn the privilege of wearing an honor cord at graduation.  RHO KAPPA is open to Juniors & Seniors who have earned a B average or higher in their Social Studies high school career and must have taken at least one Honors or AP level Social Studies class. 

If you’re interested, please pick up an application from Mrs. Sand in room 2314. There will be a short interest meeting on Wednesday at 7:45 am in room 2314.

The Mountain bike club will host an interest meeting Wednesday at 7:45 in the media center. Please come by room 2205 for information prior to the meeting and sign up. Come be a part of the fastest growing sport in the United States.

There will be a slow pitch softball interest meeting on August 22nd at 8:00am in room 2308.

The Art Department will be traveling to Spain (Barcelona & Madrid) during Spring break. For more information stop by room 510. 

Seniors: Go to to schedule your senior portrait session. Slots are filling up fast!

Important dates:

-October 1st: Last day to select your senior yearbook picture, so get those portraits made early!

-October 23rd: Senior portrait DEADLINE! No senior portraits will be accepted after this date.

Join us at the Atlanta United vs Columbus Crew game at the Mercedes Benz Stadium on Saturday, September 14th.  Purchase tickets on the RRHS PTSA website by August 15th.

Come out to Buffalo's Cafe for Spirit Night on Tuesday, August 13th.  It is a fun and easy way to raise money for your school.  Bring your family and friends to Buffalo's Cafe on Tuesday night.

Students!  RRHS PTSA membership is only $10.  Every student who becomes a member by August 15th will be entered to win a HOCO Football Package!  The package includes 2 tickets to the game, VIP parking and $10 for concessions.  Membership forms are available in the front office or you can purchase on the PTSA website.

Hey Students!! Do you like animals? Are you concerned about the environment and sustainability? Do you think recycling at RRHS is important? Do you want to earn SERVICE HOURS? Do you believe WE can make a difference? Join RRHS’s Environmental Club…the EARTH Club! Our first meeting is this Wednesday afternoon, 3:20 to 4:25 in Room 2317 (Mr. Schumaker’s room)…JOIN US…it’s your EARTH!

Attention all freshman! Your student government class officer application deadline has been extended to this Friday! You can pick up the application in room 2308! Stop by today! All application are due this Friday at 3:30pm to room 2308!

Student Drivers, beginning today you will need a parking decal on your vehicle to park in the student lot. We will start ticketing cars without permits. Students are NOT permitted to park in the front lot. For parking information please come by the Athletic Office 2302.

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