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RCHS Weekly Announcement

RCHS Weekly Announcement: Week of May 11th to May 15th, 2020 

  • Happy Mother’s Day to all our RCHS mothers.
  •  After 7 weeks of our buildings being closed and learning being facilitated through online delivery, we are into our last week of the school year. The last day of instructional delivery was May 7th and the last day to submit missing assignments is May 14th. Thank you parents for your support throughout these past weeks as we worked as a family to continue to educate our children.
  •  May is Mental Health Awareness Month. RCPS has shared video resources for parents regarding the mental health needs of our children. These videos can be viewed at www.rockdaleschools.org/notalone. Our counselors are also available to provide support and counseling if needed through the end of the semester. See our website (https://rchs.rockdaleschools.org/) for additional information.
  • The rescheduled prom will be held on June 20, 2020 from 7pm to 11 pm at Rockdale County High School, pending COVID-19 pandemic conditions, and directives from Rockdale County Public Schools. Students interested in attending the prom, please complete a brief survey on our website. Continue to check the website for updates and additional details.
  • Awards for Seniors and Underclassmen for the 2019-2020 school year are posted on our website. Congratulations to all the awardees.
  • The Commencement ceremony for Rockdale County High School and Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology will take place on June 25, 2020 at 7:30 at Rockdale County High School pending COVID-19 pandemic conditions, and directives from Rockdale County Public Schools. Congratulations to the Class of 2020 on the completion of your high school tenure. We are extremely proud of you for the poise and determination demonstrated over these last weeks. We applaud you for your persistence to finish strong despite the challenges faced.  The RCHS school family will miss you and wish you all the best in your future endeavors. Though delayed, we are eagerly anticipating being able to celebrate your accomplishments.
  • Senior pick up of caps and gowns, yearbooks, paid for items and the return of laptops, books, and athletic equipment will be on June 17th. The senior breakfast (8am-9am), graduation practice (9am-12pm), and senior picnic (12pm-2pm) will take place on June 24th, pending COVID-19 pandemic conditions, and directives from Rockdale County Public Schools. See our website for details.
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Valedictorian Steven Rivers and the Salutatorian Spirit Williams. We are extremely proud of your accomplishments. Continue to represent your school and county with excellence in all that you do. Learn more about these students at: https://www.rockdaleschools.org/about/news_and_announcements/news/valedictorians_and_salutatorians_2020. On April 17, 2020 we had the opportunity to surprise Steven and Spirit with the announcement, visit our website to view the videos. Congratulations also to the parents and families of Steven and Spirit on their accomplishments and your contributions to their success.
  • Congratulations to the RCHS top ten graduates for the class of 2020, we are very proud of your accomplishments:
    1. Steven Rivers (Valedictorian)
    2. Spirit Willimas (Salutatorian)
    3. Oledayo Bamidele
    4. Alyssa Lewis
    5. Hannah Reaves
    6. Audrey Scheaffer
    7. Monserrat Vazquez
    8. Christopher Emeka
    9. Zharia Tucker
    10. Cameron Jones

Please visit our website for information on these students.

  • The faculty and staff of RCHS are grateful for the support of our families. Your efforts over these last weeks of the school year have allowed us to fully display the essence of our mantra “We Are Rockdale.” It is the collective efforts of all our stakeholders that have allowed us to face challenging times, and to succeed. We appreciate you all. Please stay safe and continue to implement the best practices recommended by the CDC as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for your continued support, have a great week and a wonderful summer break. We Are Rockdale. We are Responsible, Respectful, on Time, and Ready to Learn.