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Digital Learning at Roswell High School
Hello Students and Parents,
Tuesday, March 17th marks the beginning of digital learning at Roswell High School!  You should be receiving email correspondence from each of your child’s teachers. Students MUST BE informed that information is being sent to their FCS email accounts as well!  To assure no breaks in communication, please forward any teacher emails to your child’s personal email as well.
We are dedicated to continuing your child’s education during these unprecedented times. 

Registration for 2020-21
Please check back on April 14 for instructions to register students from private school/homeschool or non-FCS public schools to attend RHS for the 2020-21 school year.

Student Services
Our Hornets are a little spread out right now, but we are closer than you think. As students nest with their families and connect via teleschool, Student Services is here to answer questions, provide emotional support and continue their mission of getting students to their goals. You can reach out directly to Student Services staff with your inquiries. For more information and how to contact your counselor or any other Student Services staff, please see the Informational Flyer.
Transcripts are still being processed daily through Parchment. It’s not too late for college applications, scholarship applications and/or summer programs. If you have questions related to course registration, class selection and balance or summer school registration, reach out via email to askroswellcounselors@gmail.com for a quick response.

DDS Driver’s Permit and Licensing:

  • Some DDS Customer Service sites have closed due to staffing shortages. Check to be sure your location of choice is open.
  • If you absolutely feel you must go, be sure to practice social distancing while you are there!  You should also reduce the length of time spent at DDS by completing the application/form required of all applicants visiting a customer service center.  Click SKIP A STEP and fill out the form before you go
  • Check out https://dds.georgia.gov/instructional-learners-permit-cp for additional information.
  • Driver’s Permit:  Again, if you absolutely must go for your permit, due to school closures, the DMV is currently accepting a student progress report or report card in lieu of a Certificate of Enrollment notarized by the school.  Students seeking to obtain their GA Driver’s Permit may access and print a copy of their progress report directly from the Infinite Campus Portal. 
  • Driver’s License: At this time, the DDS has suspended all non-commercial and commercial road tests until further notice.  Students should monitor the DDS website for updates.”

SAT Cancellation
The SAT administration scheduled for Saturday, March 14th at Roswell High School has been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. Please contact CollegeBoard about future administrations and questions.

!!ATTENTION SENIORS!!
Local Scholarships

The local scholarships that are due March 17th have been extended until Friday, March 20th. Materials can be submitted electronically to Judy Bissett at Bissett@fultonschools.org
Roswell High School offers local scholarships that can provide excellent opportunities for college financial help. For more information, see the scholarships page.

SGC Candidate Declarations
The Candidate Declarations are in! To meet the candidates, please visit the School Governance Council page.

PTSA Scholarships
PTSA is also offering scholarships. Visit www.bit.ly/2020RHSPTSAScholarships to view options and initiate the application process. Deadline:  March 17, 2020, 5 pm

SPRING SEMESTER CALENDAR UPDATES
March 13 and 24 are Fulton County Teacher Workdays. No school for students.
March 16 is a Roswell RFF Professional Day. No school for students.
April 21 is a regular school day for RHS per School Governance Council vote (it is a District Digital Learning day for some Fulton County Schools).
May 19 is a Digital Learning Day, and students do not report to RHS.

Summer School Information
Attention students. If you require information about summer school you can read about it on the Summer School Flyer.
Summer School Flyer (Spanish)

Course Selection Questions
While Roswell counselors are not able to meet individually with students and parents, there are several resources available for you to address your registration questions. The 2020-21 course catalog includes course descriptions and other useful information about the course selection process. Course Catalog.

Work Based Learning
Attention Juniors, Now is the time to apply for Work Based Learning. Please see Mrs. Flemister in F116 during your study hall. https://roswellcti.weebly.com

Summer Internship
We are pleased to announce the second annual partnership of the IT Student Internship Program with CTAE to provide a more valuable work-study experience. Student interns will have the opportunity to enroll i Work-Based Learning and qualify for summer school course credit from this paid internship. Check out the flyer for more information.

School Governance Council Elections
Roswell High School will be electing representatives to serve on the School Governance Council.  We will be electing parent/guardian positions and teacher positions for our spring election.  Our School Governance Council has a leadership role in the governance of the school. The Council works with the principal in setting the long-term vision and strategy for the school. They are responsible for approving the school’s strategic plan and budget recommendations, as well as designing innovative solutions to increase academic achievement and meet the unique needs of our school community.
Elections for the parent/guardian and teacher positions on the School Governance Council will be held March 17th – March 24thCandidates interested in running for an elected position on the Council must complete a candidate declaration form and submit by February 26th.    
Candidate forms may be submitted electronically or by mail (get a copy of the form from the school’s front office and follow mailing instructions on the back of the form). 

Roswell Rotary Relays
The Roswell Rotary Relays is a true community wide event and we hope you will join your friends and neighbors in supporting this year’s event. The 24 the Annual Roswell Rotary Relays will be held at Roswell High School on Saturday March 21, 2020 from 9:00 AM until the last race has been run. We hope to see you there! For more information, please visit the flyer.

STEM Summer 2020 tour
Do you want to go on a once-in-a-lifetime STEM travel experience during Summer 2020 to England and France? Let’s ride the London Eye and see Big Ben, explore Stonehenge, cruise along the Thames River, marvel at the Eiffel Tower, and experience the Louvre. Go see Ms. Kolodziej in G104 at Roswell High School or visit www.eftours.com/tour-website/2285672NB for all the details including the destination, itinerary, and cost of this trip. Hurry! The deadline to enroll is February 14th.

New Construction Information Meeting
Just added to the schedule is an informational meeting about the upcoming construction at Roswell High School, which will begin in the Fall of 2020. Representatives from the District will be on hand to provide more detail and answer questions.  The meeting originally scheduled for March 5th has been rescheduled for a later date.  Once the new date and time are released, we will post the information to the website.

RHS Vinyl Totes
Due to the new “clear bag” policy for all RHS sporting events, the Roswell PTSA is selling clear vinyl tote bags with the Roswell High School logo on them! The bags will be needed across all public events in venues at RHS. For more information, visit the ad for the tote bags.

Rising 9th graders presentation
The presentation that was presented at the 9th grade parent night can be found here.

Scholar Athlete Application
We are going to begin accepting Scholar Athlete applications on Monday, January 13th :
Application

New Immunization Requirements Effective July 2020.
For the school year 2020-2021 , students entering or transferring into the 11th grade will need proof of a meningococcal booster (MCV4), unless their first dose was received on or after their 16th birthday. Please check with your medical provider for more information and immunization status. Follow the link below for the parent letter from the Georgia Department of Public Health:
English letter
Spanish letter  

Personal Fitness Waiver
Students who have completed a sport, marching band or JROTC can turn in a Personal Fitness Waiver to Student Services. Two completed forms are required to waiver the credit. The 2nd waiver should be turned in following the student’s next season of verified activity.
Personal Fitness Waiver

New Student Enrollment
New to Roswell High School for 2nd semester? Click here for enrollment information.

Fine Arts Calendar
Celebrate our talented students and all their creative works. Visit roswellhornets.org for the latest information on performances and to purchase tickets at event time, or visit the flyer.

Infinite Campus
Fulton County Schools has changed student information systems. We are no longer using HomeAccess! We are now using Infinite Campus. The Infinite Campus portals – Campus Parent and Campus Student – provide access to information for all enrolled students in their household. Information includes grades, attendance, assignments, and school announcements. For more information click on the link to the Parent Portal Handbook:  Parent Portal Handbook

Bus Information
Transportation Information, including bus stop info can be found at Bus Transportation Info. Also, find our more about, “Here Comes the Bus App

ADAP for Driver’s License
ADAP certificates can be requested at the Front Office.  Students MUST have completed Health class at Roswell High.  We cannot print certificates for students who took Health online or at another school. Certificate will be available for pick up on the following day the office is open.

Work Permits
Only students under 16 need a work permit.  The application process is done online at the department of labor website.  Once the student and employer sections are complete, students can bring their MSK (minor security key) number to the front office to verify the information and process the permit.  Permits will be available the following day the office is open.

College Help for Seniors
We have a new support email dedicated to 12th grade students and parents who are researching colleges and the application process. Beginning September 3, you can email your questions to roswellcollegeadvising@gmail.com and a counselor will reply with in 24 hours.

New College Application Resource
There’s a new application process resource on the student services
website
. Here you will find everything you need to request a transcript through Parchment, watch tutorial videos for Common Application and Coalition, learn steps for sending your official SAT and ACT scores to colleges, and so much more. This new page will provide the tools you need to get your college applications started.

Official Transcript Requests
Requests are done online through Parchment.

Purposity App
Parents: Have you heard about PURPOSITY? Fulton County schools is launching a partnership with the Purposity app next week to help local students in need. By downloading the app, you will be able to search for specific needs of local students in our area and fulfill those needs through the app with the click of a button. All needs are fulfilled through Amazon (typically $30 or under) and are shipped directly to the school social worker here at RHS to pass along to the student/family. PLEASE DOWNLOAD the PURPOSITY APP TODAY and get ready to make a difference in the lives of our students! www.purposity.com  (Due to the new partnership, it may take up to 2 weeks for Roswell HS specific needs to pop up on the donation list, please continue to check!).

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