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The Mission of James S. Rickards High School is to produce graduates with skills and competencies to succeed on local, state, national,
and international levels and who are responsible, self-supporting, and productive members of our society.
The Vision for Rickards High School is to provide students with a caring, supportive learning environment that allows them to reach their
maximum potential through quality programs, instruction and experiences.
The James S. Rickards Administrators, faculty and staff hope that you are enjoying your summer vacation and looking forward to the new 2014-2015 academic
year. As we prepare, here are a few dates to keep in mind:
• Orientation: Friday, August 15, 2014 8:30-10:00am
Don't forget to look out for the 2014-2015 School Bus Routes.
• Students Report to School: Monday, August 18, 2014
Principal Douglas Cook
Summer Assignments for academic year 2014/15 are being added as they become available.
View Summer Assignments »
Important Message for Parents and Guardians: Senior Photos
Attention 2015 Rickards High Seniors! SWI Photographers will be taking your senior photos for the yearbook at the Tallahassee Studio on July 24th, 25th,
nd 29th! If you have not received an appointment time in the mail, please contact their studio at 850-425-1010 to set one up. Their location is 1891 Capital
Circle NE, #6, in the Live Oak Plaza next to Piggy's BBQ. Ask for Marie.
EOC Retake Schedule
*All PERT testing will begin at 8:30AM. Any student who did not earn proficiency on the Algebra 1 End-of-Course Exam is eligible to take this alternative
test on any of the dates listed above. Scores will be available immediately after testing is complete. Students who earn proficiency on the PERT will not
be required to retake the Algebra 1 EOC Exam.
|US History||July 21|
|PERT*||July 2, July 10, July 17, and July 31|
Report Card/Diploma Distribution
JSRHS 2014 graduates can pick up their diplomas, report cards, and transcripts from the Registrar's Office between 7AM and 12PM, Monday – Thursday.
Report Cards for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students will be mailed home on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Included with the report cards will be
individual student reports for FCAT Reading, FCAT Writing, US History EOC, Biology EOC, Geometry EOC, and Algebra EOC. Additionally, student course
requests for the 2014-2015 school year will be sent home.
Course Request Changes
Counselors will be available July 16th and July 17th to assist with course request changes. These will be the only two dates in which students and parents
will be permitted to make changes to student's schedules. After this date, only changes related to promotion and/or graduation will be permitted. Look for
a follow-up listserv regarding times and locations for July 16th and July 17th.
2014-2015 Guidance Counselor Assignments
|Entered 9th Grade:||Guidance Counselor:|
|IB Dean of Curriculum||Mr. Varn|
Summer Reading on Edmodo
For students of all grades wishing to participate in online reading discussions with other Rickards classmates and teachers.
View Flyer for Full Details »
Rickards Summer Guidance Hours
Guidance counselors vary for the summer
A counselor will be available Wednesdays and Thursdays
From 8:00am – 12:00pm
Guide To Graduation
The high school graduation requirements for students entering 9th grade in 2014-2015 from Leon County Schools is now available. This guide and graduation
requirements for all cohorts are available on our Guidance Resources page.
View All Graduation Requirements Cohorts »
EOC/FCAT Test Scores
Individual score reports for FCAT and EOC courses will be available for pickup in the main office from 7:30am-5:00pm beginning July 7, 2014.
- To Be Announced: Report Cards Sent Home
- Friday, August 15: 2014-2015 Orientation, 8:30-10:00am
- Monday, August 18: Students Return to School
- View more events on our School Calendar
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Do you have a Target RED Card? Did you know that Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to James S. Rickards High School through the Take Charge
of Education program? This is a really easy way to get money to improve our school. It is hassle-free with just one phone call. Please contact Target at
1-800-316-6142 or visit https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/home to
register your card to James S. Rickards High School with Identification Number: 41208. As of August 2012, Target gave James S. Rickards High School $527.40.
Right now only 28 Target RED Cardholders designate James S. Rickards High School. Let's double that number!