Mission Statement

    The mission of National Hills Elementary is to create knowledgeable students with the necessary skills and attitudes to think independently, maximize their academic potential,  become proficient in problem-solving, and meet the challenges of the future successfully.

    Daily Announcements

    Congratulations to Isaiah Lewis who is the National Hills Spelling Bee Champion. He will represent the Eagles in January at the county spelling bee.

    Dec. 16th PTO & Holiday Program 6 p.m. All classes will perform!

    Dec. 17th Come have lunch with your special student. $3.25

    Check out our Parental Involvement Opportunities for this month
    National Hills Parental Involvement Calendar for December.pdf
    Please donate children's coats. There will be a collection box in every classroom. Your donation of any size coat benefits the Salvation Army Coat Drive.

    Here are the new nominees for the 2015 Georgia Book Award and the titles for the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl!

    Congratulations to Amelia Barnes for being named National Hills Elementary Teacher of the Year 2014-15!

    Here is information regarding the proposal to merge National Hills with Garrett Elementary
    Merger of National Hills and Garrett.pdf

    The Board of Education has voted to merge the two schools beginning the 2015-16 school year. Mrs. LaJuana Quarles has been named the prinicpal of the combined schools beginning the 2014-15 school year, with Cindy Scoggins as the vice-principal.

    Public Information

    RCSS announces its 14th Annual Holiday Round Ball Classic basketball tournament on Friday, December 26th through Monday, December 29th at the HEAL Complex on the Paine College Campus. Play begins each day at 10:30 AM.



    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.

    RCSS Connections

    Voluntary Student Accident Insurance


    RCSS News

    RCSS shows increase in Academic Growth and Achievement

    Thirty-seven (37) elementary, middle and high schools in the Richmond County School System (RCSS) demonstrated overall growth of 10.7 percentage points according to the recently released College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores this year.


    Upcoming Events

    Mon, Dec 22 - Thu, Jan 1
    Christmas Holidays/Winter Break

    Friday, January 2
    Monday, January 12
    Report Cards
    Monday, January 26
    Title I Parent Facilitators' Meeting @ 9:00 AM
    RCSS Title I Classroom
    Title I Intervention Specialists' Meeting @ 1:00 PM
    RCSS Title I Classroom
    Friday, January 30
    RCSS Spelling Bee @ A.R. Johnson


    Today, 12/21/2014
    High: 53 Low: 44
    Slight chance rain
    25% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 12/22/2014
    High: 50 Low: 45
    Rain likely
    62% chance of precipitation.

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