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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, 3/4/2015
High: 83 Low: 61
Partly sunny
9% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/5/2015
High: 72 Low: 38
Rain showers likely
68% chance of precipitation.

School News

Schools celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America

Gene Spires, RCSS Controller reads to the pre-k children at Wheeless Road Elementary School

A.R. Johnson Engineering and Health Sciences Magnet School held a joint Career Day with Murphey Middle School on February 27, 2015.  Students from both schools attended sessions held by various businesses from our community.  Click here to view the slideshow from the event

The ARC and Westside Academic Decathlon teams traveled to state competition this weekend. ARC placed 11th overall and 7th in the Large School Systems category. They received medals and plaques for being named the Rookie Team of The Year.  Duncan Kleinbub had the highest Economics score in the state. Westside placed 15th and Senior Ben Overlie won 4 gold medals at the Varsity level for Art, Science, Social Science and Language/Literature.  Congratulations to both schools, all team members and coaches EJ Sharif and David Bradberry for a job well done!!!  WAY TO GO ARC, WHS, Duncan & Ben!!!

Sue Reynolds' 4th Grade STEM Class Wins!

Jordan Price, Jonathan Ross, Amari Bonner, and Ashlynn Boseman from Mrs. Carter's 4th grade class participated in the STEM Challenge on February 21st. It was hosted by the Academy of Richmond County and 11 schools competed. The competition consisted of three engineering challenges where students had to use every day materials to create new structures that served different purposes.  Congratulations to Sue Reynolds, the students and Mrs. Carter...Way to Go!!!

A.R. Johnson celebrates Black History Month

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Lake Forest Hills Elementary Schools celebrated Rare Disease Day today in honor of one of our students Frances Brown.

Spirit Creek Middle School celebrated Black History Month with Superior Court Judge Carl C. Brown, Jr.   Judge Brown spoke about his life experiences and gave students tips for success in career and life.

Georgia’s Pre-Kindergarten Four Year Old Program
Registration will be held at the Richmond County School System Central Offices and Tobacco Road Elementary School
Monday-Friday March 2-13, 2015
1:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
at RCSS Central Offices only

Registration Information and Parent's FAQs
Registration Form in English
Registration Form in Spanish

Human Resources Corner

Calling all retirees who plan to retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. 

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


RCSS receives Full Accreditation from SACS/AdvancED Commission

The Richmond County School District has regained its accreditation in completing the required actions by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) according to a recent report by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission. 

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.

Public Information

The Richmond County Retired Educators Association selected its 2015 Scholarship Winners.

Pictured above are Principal Pam Ward and Lindsay Girosky of Blythe Elementary School, Dr. Angela Pringle, Superintendent, Cervantes Boddy and Principal Stacey Mabray of Butler High School, and Mrs. Beverly Roberts, RCREA President


RCSS Flexibility Options

Calling current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors

GRU is hosting summer academies in Cyber Sciences and Health Sciences.  There will be two sessions for each program.  The deadline to apply is March 30, 2015.

Upcoming Events

Sun, Mar 1 - Sat, Mar 7
National School Social Workers Week
Mon, Mar 2 - Fri, Mar 6
Title I
HMS Career Week
Wednesday, March 4
RCSS Pre-K Registration
Title I
GHHS Volunteer Training Workshop @ 9:00 AM Parent Resource Center Room 130
Title I
Infinite Campus Parent Portal Workshop @ 3:30 PM
Parent Forum V - Is My Teen Using Drugs (GRU @ 7:00 PM)
Title I
TMES Guest Spkr. -The Imp of a good educ. demonstrated through reading. 3rd-5th
Title I
HMS Parent and City Careers
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Parents and various vendors across the CSRA will come to the school and speak to the students about their careers, what they do and the type of schooling that is needed to become said career person.

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.


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!!!