• "...due to public health concerns surrounding the coronovirus pandemic and with sensitivity to concerns across the nation, the last day for Richmond County School System students will be Monday, March 16, 2020.  The RCSS will remain closed for students until further notice."

    March 17, 2020 - Until Further Notice

    Communicate with Dr. Gude via email:  gudepa@boe.richmond.k12.ga.us

    Office Hours for Immediate Responses (within 1 hour): 

    10:00 am - 12:00pm and 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    All other times, please allow 24 hours for a response.


    Wash Hands     cover sneezes/coughs     quarantine    clean



October is Bullying Prevention Month



    Congratulations to the Students of the Month!

    The following students have been recognized for their outstanding character, excellent manners, and positive attitude for the month of February:


    Sixth Grade

     Ariana Thitilerdwong

    Seventh Grade

     Carmen Wooten





  • The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's         

    Young Scholars Program

    • Students entering 8th grade in Fall, 2020
    • Since beginning of sixth grade have earned all or mostly As in school with no Cs in core subjects
    • Family annual income at or below $95,000

    The application period is open now through noon (EDT) on March 23, 2020.  The application may take several hours to complete.

    Please visit jkcf.org/our-scholarships/young-scholars-program/


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a Youth Empowerment Summit on Saturday, March 7, from 9 am to 12 pm at Butler High School.  The Summit is for students in grades 6-12.  There will be various speakers and workshops focused on students' futures.  There is no cost and lunch is provided.  Register at 


    The deadline for registration is February 21, 2020.







    December 20   End of 2nd Nine Weeks

    December 23 - January 6   Christmas/Winter Break (School Closed)

    January 7   Beginning of 3rd Nine Weeks

    January 9    REPORT CARDS Sent Home

    January 20    Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday           (School Closed)

    February 6   Progress Reports Sent Home

    February 14   Teacher Work Day (Student Holiday)

    February 17    President's Day (School Closed)