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Bragging Points Cailin Kellum was selected by the Neighbor Newspaper as the Stellar Student for December! Senior Daizha Tate-Edge was named by the Neighbor.

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2 Bragging Points Cailin Kellum was selected by the Neighbor Newspaper as the Stellar Student for December! Senior Daizha Tate-Edge was named by the Neighbor Newspapers as the Female Athlete of the Week in December Grant Drakeford named AJC 2013 All-Metro Football Team, Class AAAAA, Honorable Mention and All-North Metro Athlete Kory Gilliam All-North Metro Offensive Line Mrs. Diane Kopkas, the 2014 Riverwood STAR teacher selected by Ben Dolder, the Riverwood 2014 STAR student Riverwood Athletic Director Mike Santoro who was elected as Region 7-AAAAA Region Athletic Director of the Year by the principals of the region

3 Bragging Points On December 6th, 2013 ten FBLA attended a Sports Marketing Event with the Atlanta Hawks. Students who attended this field trip participated in a Hawks marketing competition, heard from various marketing professionals, and were able to attend the game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers

4 Bragging Points The following band members invited to participate in JanFest, a prestigious festival of Georgia High School Band members held annually at UGA in Athens. Yoel Alperin Domenic Manson Christopher Budden James Johnson Andrew Hill Hill Belfi Ethan Kirkegaard

5 Bragging Points Cailin Kellum, Megan Cahill, Meredith Jacobs, Ben Dolder, Lauren Firestone, Mary Stuart Reticker, Harrison Young, Charlotte Tippett, Ryan Roels and Noah Newman.

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7 Congratulations to the following RICS students that have been named National Achievement Scholarship Finalists! Divanna Eckels Jade Eckels Christinia Rhaney India Smith Please congratulate the following visual arts students for having artwork selected into the 2014 Southeast Region Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Program. This program is one of the most competitive and prestigious high school art recognition programs in the nation. Jonah BlumenthalGold KeyCeramics Jonah BlumenthalGold KeySculpture Jonah BlumenthalSilver KeyCeramics Kelsey KraftSilver KeyDrawing Sidney McClureSilver KeySculpture Courtney MyersSilver KeySculpture Lillie MontgomerySilver KeyDrawing Zoe MullerSilver KeySculpture Maddie BarnettHonorable MentionPhotography Jonah BlumenthalHonorable MentionPhotography Alexandra BullHonorable MentionPainting Amira GreyHonorable MentionPrintmaking Kelsey KraftHonorable MentionMixed Media Leanne MoneyHonorable MentionMixed Media Berea ThorntonHonorable MentionDrawing

8 Bragging Points Junior Lila Claire Best finished 4th in State in the 200 Freestyle and 6th in State in the 100 Freestyle. Best also set two school records! The Girls and Boys Relay teams and Boys Individual Events set personal and season records at the 2014 State Meet.

9 Bragging Points Pascal Acree's Science project was published in the International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering. Senior Talon Robinson who qualified for the Wrestling AAAAA Individual State Championships which will be held at Gwinnett Arena February 13 through February 15. Talon is the first RICS wrestler to qualify for State in a long-time (according to the coaches). Television Broadcast News Team placed 3rd in SkillsUSA's Region 3 Competition. (Pictured from left to right) Chelsea Cliette, Christin Jackson, Aleksa Veselinovic, and Molly Lautares

10 Bragging Points Congratulations to the Riverwood Chamber Orchestra. At their Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE), the group received a rating of 2 which is an "excellent" performance. They also earned a superior rating for sight reading. Congratulations to Mrs. Young, Mrs. Urban, and the Science Olympiad team as they finished 4th in competition over the weekend and will advance to State!

11 Bragging Points AP Merit School - AP MERIT SCHOOLS: Schools with at least 20% of the student population taking AP exams and at least 50% of all AP exams earning scores of three (3) or higher AP STEM Achievement School - AP STEM ACHIEVEMENT SCHOOLS: Schools with students testing in at least 2 AP math courses and 2 AP science courses and at least 40% of the exam scores on AP math and AP science exams earning scores of three (3) or higher AP STEM School - AP STEM SCHOOLS: Schools with students testing in at least two (2) AP math courses and two (2) AP science courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science)

12 Bragging Points Sandy Bradley who was selected as Teacher of the Year and Olivia Gonzalez who was selected as Employee of the Year!

13 Bragging Points Congratulations to the RICS Band as they earned a Superior overall rating with a Superior in Sightreading. Congrats to Mr. Rodriquez and the band students All-State Chorus and to Athens. From left to right (in the pic below)Callaway Powlus, Ellen Murray, Matthew Boatwright, Jasmine Smith, Carolyn Wright, & Abby Gibson

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15 Thank to everybody who helped with the 2014 Career Fair! A special thanks to the Foundation, led by Pam Jones, who worked so hard to put it all together. (Some pictures below are from the Riverwood SGC page). Thanks also to Chef Oliver and the Culinary Arts students and the Raider Cup students, under the leadership of Mrs. Gosch and Mrs. Litchfield. As always, our CTAE department, led by Sheri Smith, did a Great Job!

16 Bragging Points Congratulations to the following individuals for qualifying to move on to the 2014 National FBLA Conference this summer in Nashville, Tennessee June 28th-July 1st: Sharod Hinton and Remy Falciglia for placing 1st in Entrepreneurship Connor Gladney for placing on Georgias Entrepreneurship super team Hunter Lankford and Visar Mehmeti for placing 1st in Banking and Financial Systems Kara Wise for placing 1st in Public Speaking II and 2nd in Sports Management Cameron Scheele for placing on Georgias Sports Management super team The following individuals placed in their events at the State Level: Max Goldstein and Connor Gladney for placing 10th in Entrepreneurship Jazondre Gibbs for placing 4th in Client Services Alex Koenig for placing 9th in Introduction to Business Sarah Greenberg and Eric Jacobs for placing 9th in Marketing Ari Soran for placing 5th in Business Procedures Jack Zucker and Ari Soran for placing 10th in Business Ethics

17 Bragging Points Thanks to the work of Mrs. Fogarty and the Sandy Springs Rotary Club who organized a wonderful ceremony celebrating our new Peace Pole on Friday afternoon.

18 Bragging Points After a rigorous process, the following Riverwood students have been selected Governor's Honors Program Finalists: Garon Berenson –Technology Max Kantor- Theater performance Callaway Powlus- Music Pascal Acree- Biology

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