School Governance Council



The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school.  The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education.  The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

a.)  Approve the school strategic plan and updates
b.)  Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
c.)  Manage the Request for Flexibility Process
d.)  Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
e.)  Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

RFF Update:

The Roswell SGC met on 11/20/2019 and reviewed the Request for Flexibility for Digital Learning Days on 04/21/20 and 05/19/20.
Roswell Administration made a recommendation to keep 05/19/20 as a Digital Learning Day due to Senior Graduations.
Roswell Administration made a recommendation to submit an RFF to have school on 04/21/20, since testing will take place during this week. 

The SGC Council Voted and Approved the Recommendation to propose an RFF to have school on April 21, 2020.
Public Comment is now Open for this RFF.
Please submit your comments by email to the SGC Chair by January 3rd 2020.
Public Comment will be reviewed on the January 8th 2020 meeting.
A Vote will be held to Finalize the RFF on January 8th 2020.

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Strategic Plan:

RHS Strategic Plan 2014

RHS Strategic Plan 2022

RHS Monitoring Tool Baseline Yr. 1

RHS Monitoring Tool 2018-2022 Yr. 2

Public Comment Protocol:

The Roswell High School Governance Council welcomes public comment at its meetings whenever a Public Comment time is provided for on the meeting Agenda. A Public Comment time will be provided for in at least half of the Council’s meetings in each calendar year. Public comment is limited to up to three minutes per individual, with a maximum of five individuals allowed per meeting, for a maximum Public Comment period of 15 minutes.

School and community stakeholders are welcome to attend SGC meetings to remain abreast of the work of the Council, but they can only participate in the meeting during the scheduled periods for Public Comment. The Public Comment period is designed to gain input from the public and not for immediate responses by the Council to the public comment presented. Individuals wishing to make public comments at said meetings may express their desire to do so in one of the following ways:

  1. Contact the Chair of the School Governance Council via email before the meeting.
  2. Sign in on a form to be provided at the meeting.

Priority is given to those who emailed, in the order in which those emails were received. If fewer than five commenters email, Commenters who sign in on said form will be allowed to follow, in the order in which they sign in. No more than five commenters will be allowed per meeting.

Council Members
Please contact Council Members below, with issues and/or questions:

2019-2020 Roswell High School SGC Members

 Name Email Position/Term
Dr. Robert Shaw Principal – Ongoing
Erika Lewis,
Chair 2-yr Elected Parent/Guardian Representative thru 19-20​
Laura Hunter,
Vice-Chair 2-yr Appointed Staff Representative thru 20-21​
Dr. Khalilah Williams,
Parliamentarian 2-yr Elected Parent/Guardian Representative thru 20-21
Lashonta Flemister ​2-yr Elected Teacher Representative thru 19-20
Amanda Brickhouse 2-yr Appointed Staff Representative thru 19-20
 Dylan Penick  ​​​ 2-yr Appointed Community Representative thru 20-21
 Debra Martino 2-yr Appointed Community Representative thru 19-20
 Darlene Trigg 2-yr Elected Parent/Guardian Representative thru 20-21
 Valerie Pettit 2-yr Elected Teacher Representative thru 20-21

Abby Brown

Student Member
Will Foster Student Member

David Lemon

Student Member
Budget and Finance Committee
Lashonta Flemister, Chair
Erika Lewis
Amanda Brickhouse
Dylan Penick
Outreach and Communications Committee
Debra Martino, Chair
Laura Hunter
Dr. Khalilah Williams
Darlene Trigg
Valerie Pettit

Meeting Dates

Date Time Location
July 17, 2019 8:00 am Media Ctr.
August 28, 2019 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
September 25, 2019 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
October 9, 2019 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
November 20, 2019 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
January 8, 2020 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
February 26, 2020 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
March 25, 2020 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
April 22, 2020 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
May 27, 2020 4:00 pm Media Ctr.
June 24, 2020 4:00 pm Media Ctr.

2019 Dates

January 9, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

January 23, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

February 27, 2019: Agenda, BriefMinutes

March 13, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

March 27, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

April 24, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

May 8, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

June 12, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

July 17, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

August 28, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

September 25, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

October 9, 2019: Agenda, Brief, Minutes

November 20, 2019: Agenda, Brief

2020 Dates

January 8, 2020: Agenda, Brief

Requests for Flexibility

Roswell APPROVED RFF – Personal Fitness

Roswell APPROVED RFF – General Study Skills Course

Roswell APPROVED RFF – Professional Learning Days (approved Jan 2016)

SGC RHS Virtual General Study Skills Course RFF

SGC RHS Personal Fitness RFF


Archives 2014-2018

SGC Guidance

SGC Handbook

Public Comment Protocol

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