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Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

Today, 12/22/2014
High: 51 Low: 46
Chance rain
52% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/23/2014
High: 57 Low: 54
81% chance of precipitation.


The Richmond County School System will be closed December 20th through January 4th.  Schools and offices will resume on January 5, 2015.   Heartfelt wishes for a happy holiday season!

RCSS shows increase in Academic Growth and Achievement

Thirty-seven (37) elementary, middle and high schools in the Richmond County School System (RCSS) demonstrated overall growth of 10.7 percentage points according to the recently released College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores this year.


RCSS Flexibility Options
Community Meetings

Glenn Hills Middle School-January 7, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Westside High School-January 14, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
A.R. Johnson Magnet School-January 21, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Hephzibah Elementary School-January 26, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Magnet Schools and Schools with Special Programs Application for 2015-2016 School Year

Magnet Schools and Schools with Special Programs Fair
Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Augusta Mall

Open House for Prospective Magnet Schools and Schools with Special Programs Students and Parents

Cross Creek High School - Military Academy
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Academy of Richmond County - IB Program
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM

A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet School
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM

A. Dorothy Hains STEM Magnet School
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM

C.T. Walker Traditional Magnet School
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Announcing the new Cyber Security Pathway

The Richmond and Columbia County School Systems along with local industries worked together to develop the curriculum for the Cyber Security pathway.  Two courses, Introduction to Cyber Security and Advanced Cyber Security, were approved by the State Board of Education for public review.  The review period of 60 days will end in mid-February.  

Please review the courses by clicking here and take a moment to give feedback on the Public Review Questionnaire.  Your opinion matters to us!

Free SAT/ACT Practice Test and a Session to Review Scores and Strategies coming soon for military connected dependent children in grades 10, 11 and 12.  The registration deadline is February 12, 2015.  For more information, click here.

Winter Weather

The weather for the Augusta area can be unpredictable with sudden changes in temperature as the winter season approaches.

Human Resources Corner

Are you interested in a career with the Richmond County School System? Click here to view Job Openings.

Public Information

RCSS announces its 14th Annual Holiday Round Ball Classic basketball tournament on Friday, December 26th through Monday, December 29th at the HEAL Complex on the Paine College Campus. Play begins each day at 10:30 AM.


Upcoming Events

Mon, Dec 22 - Thu, Jan 1
Christmas Holidays/Winter Break

Fri, Jan 2 - Fri, Jan 16
Friday, January 2
Tuesday, January 6
CCHS Military Academy Open House @ 6:00 PM
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HMS Infinite Campus Training @ 10:00 AM
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LMS IB Saturday School Information Meeting @ 9:30 am -10:00am
Wednesday, January 7
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HMS Fitness Challenge @ 2:45 - 3:45 PM or 4:00 - 5:00 PM
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Thursday, January 8
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FLP Information Meeting 5:30 until 6:00pm
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Hains Infinite Campus Portal Parent Training @ 10:00, Room 307
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LMS IB Saturday School Information Meeting @ 5:00 pm -5:30 pm
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Merry Report Card Night @ 6:00PM
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Merry Volunteer Training @ 9:00AM & 1:30PM in Rm 1
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Positive Parent Student Mentor for Girls Interest Meeting @ 6:00pm
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TMES GA Milestones Training & PTA Meeting 6:00PM
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GHMS-Parent Night
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Ms. JaVonne Jones of Deer Chase Elementary School named the 2015 Teacher of the Year!!!

Congratulations to ALL of our Teachers of the Year and m
any thanks to ALL of our 2015 Teacher of the Year Sponsors!!!


RCSS Connections

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance



RCSS Call Messaging System...are you receiving phone messages in error and would like to be removed from our calling list?  Click here.

Do you need homework help?  How about free tutoring?  Click here for more information about the programs offered at the public library.

Textbook Hotline...For textbook concerns, call 706-826-1116.