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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.
 

Principal's Message

Happy Thanksgiving!
Dear Parents and Guardians, once again we pause for our national day of thanks. We are also very thankful for our outstanding students, teachers and parents. The school will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays November 26-28, 2014.

Please join me in congratulating our 2014-2015 Teacher of the year, Mr. Johnnal Stroud, Glenn-Howell Minority Educator of the Year, Mr. Alfred Broomfield, and our School-Related Employee of the Year, Mr. Jaterrius Robinson. Congratulations to these fine winners and best of luck as they compete for the district-level honors.
Douglas Cook, Principal

Announcements


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2014-2015 Hall of Fame
Special thanks to our Gold Partners, Florida State University Credit Union and Autowise Buying Services, for sponsoring our 2014-2015 Hall of Fame Luncheon.

Congratulations to our 2014-2015 James Rickards Hall of Fame Inductees: Dorothy Bradford, Ricky Bell, Jack Gaskins, Ernest "Rock" Jones, Alan Williams, and Christine Williams


2014 Best & Brightest Awards


2014 Fall Testing Schedule
DateAssessment
ASVABTBA
December 1-12Algebra 1 , Biology , Geometry, US History EOC Retakes
PERTYear-Round


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 »

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Stellar Students

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014: Progress Report Sent Home
  • Wednesday, November 26-28, 2014: Thanksgiving Holidays
  • Wednesday, December 17-19, 2014: High School Exam Days
  • Monday, December 22-January 4: Winter Holidays
  • Monday, January 5, 2015: Teacher Planning Day
  • Monday, January 19, 2015: Martin Luther King Day
  • View events on our School Calendar