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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.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Students received their Progress Reports on Wednesday, November 20th. If you have any concerns about your child's grade, please contact Mrs. Fishburn
in the main office at 414-5500 to schedule a conference with your child's counselor and teachers.
Principal Douglas Cook
Winter Exam Schedule
Please note that Wednesday, Dec. 18th through Friday, Dec. 20th are early release days.
|7:30 – 9:20 am
|9:20 – 9:30 am
|9:30 – 11:20 am
ACT Online Test Prep Login Now Available
Every student has been issued a username and password to access the practice materials on the ACT Online Prep at ACTropolis. This website is designed
to help students improve their test scores on the ACT, using materials that were designed by ACT for that use. Normally $22 per student, Rickards has
purchased a site license that allows all students to use these materials at no cost. Students can use their ACT test scores to:
In addition to the following link, the ACTropolis link may also be found in our Resources "For Students" section.
Login To ACTropolis »
- Meet requirements for dual enrollment
- Meet college acceptance criteria
- Qualify for scholarships
- Meet their FCAT Reading graduation requirement by scoring a 19 on the reading portion of the ACT
Envision Swipe for Schools
Envision Credit Union will be sponsoring a competition for everyone in Leon County to pick one school in Leon County to receive a new mascot costume.
Through March 14, 2014, students, teachers, parents and everyone else can visit
http://www.envisioncu.com/swipeforschools and vote for their favorite
school in Leon County. The school that receives the most votes will win a new mascot costume, donated by Envision Credit Union! Please login today and
vote for your school to receive a new mascot costume!
Rickards Scientific SocietyThe RSS Raiders made it to the front page of the Star!
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2013/14 Useful Resources
- Tuesday, December 10-13: Algebra 1 EOC Retake
- Tuesday, December 17: Geometry EOC Retake
- View more events on our School Calendar
From the Administration
Support Rickards - Shop at Target!
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!