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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, 1/31/2015
High: 52 Low: 35
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/1/2015
High: 60 Low: 50
Mostly cloudy
17% chance of precipitation.

School News

2015 Richmond County Spelling Bee
This year's Richmond County Spelling Bee winner is Lauren Walker, a fifth grader, from Lake Forest Hills Elementary School.

Lauren Walker was our overall Elementary School 1st place winner and Holly Sadenwasser of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School won 1st place in the Middle School Competition.  Congratulations to all the students participating and representing their school in this year's Spelling Bee.

Richmond County High School
Academic Decathlon
Awards 2014 – 2015

The Richmond County Academic Decathlon was held on January 12th, 16th, and 23rd at the Richmond County Central Office Building and the Academy of Richmond County.  Decathletes participated in the following events:  Speech (Prepared and Impromptu), Essay, Interview, Social Science, Science, Math, Economics, Music, Art, Language & Literature and Super Quiz. Read more...

Richmond County Middle and High School
Mathematics Competition
Awards 2014 – 2015

The 18th Annual Richmond County Middle and High School Math Competition was held on January 23rd at Georgia Regents University. Over 200 mathletes participated in this event.  Read more...

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.


Georgia’s Pre-Kindergarten
Four Year Old Program

Richmond County School System
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.

House Bill 251 Public School Choice Information and Application Form for the 2015-2016 School Year are now available. The deadline to apply is February 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM.  For a complete packet, click here.

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.

Public Information

RCSS Flexibility Options



Calling current 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 February 22, 2015.

RCREA will offer two scholarships. The deadline to apply is February 6, 2015.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 31
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LMS Saturday Academy 9:00am until 12:00pm
RCSS Public Sale
8:00 AM~12:30 PM
beside Transportation Dept. 
2950 Mike Padgett Highway
Mon, Feb 2 - Tue, Feb 3
All County Band (Middle and High School) @ Westside High School

Monday, February 2
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Blythe Elementary School REMIND System for contacting Parents
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GHHS Parent Appreciation Day @ 9:00 AM Parent Resource Center Room 130
Tuesday, February 3
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HMS Infinite Campus Training at 10 AM
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Infinite Campus Parent Portal Training @ 10:00 AM, Parent Resource Ctr., RM 307
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Jamestown Infinite Campus Portal Training @ 9:00 AM & 10:00 AM Every Tuesday
See Flyer for Details
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Lamar-Milledge Volunteer Training @ 9:00 AM & 10:00 AM Rm 211

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MRMS GA Milestone Computer Workshop

10:00 AM ~ Parent Room

4:15 PM ~ Computer Lab near Theater

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!!!