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

    Calendar orders are due by November 3rd. Each month will feature one homeroom. Calendars are $10 and company advertising is $25.
    Check out our Parental Involvement Opportunities for this month
    October Parent Information Calendar.pdf
    Don't be SCARED to run a mile on Saturday, October 25th at Garrett Elemetnary. Be there by 8:15 to check in. The one-mile run begins at 9 am.
    Here are the new nominees for the 2015 Georgia Book Award and the titles for the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl!

    National Hills and Garrett Elementary Schools collected 1,057 pounds of food which was included in the neighborhood total of 2,949 pounds. Way to make a difference!

    Oct. 27-31 is Red Ribbon Week!
    Monday -- Turn your back on drugs: Students wear t-shirts backwards
    Tuesday -- Put a cap on drugs: Hat day!
    Wednesday -- Team up against drugs: wear a team jersey
    Thursday: Too smart to use drugs: students wear red t-shirts
    Friday -- Drugs are spooky: Have a safe and drug free Halloween!

    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.

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

    Public Information

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month

    An Anti-Bullying Rally took place on Friday, October 24th at Technical Career Magnet School.  To view a portion of the event, click here.

    Anti-Bullying Rally at Technical Career Magnet School

    Join the movement! The End of Bullying Begins with Me:  that's the message during PACER's National Bullying Prevention Month.  Take a moment to read how you can "Get Involved!"


    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


    A Parent Guide to Destination Math and A Parent Guide to Destination Reading are available to give insight on using the Houghton Mifflin website. The web address is http://rd.richmond.k12.ga.us/lms

    RCSS News

    Red Ribbon Week 2014  "LOVE YOURSELF...BE DRUG FREE"

    Upcoming Events

    Mon, Oct 27 - Fri, Oct 31
    Red Ribbon Week
    Fri, Oct 17 - Fri, Nov 7
    Salvation Army Canned Food Drive
    Monday, November 3
    Teacher of the Year Banquet @ 7:00 PM (Augusta Marriott)
    Tuesday, November 11
    Veteran's Day Holiday
    Schools and Central Offices Closed
    Thursday, November 13
    Progress Reports
    Tuesday, November 18


    Today, 10/31/2014
    High: 72 Low: 43
    Partly sunny
    6% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 11/1/2014
    High: 56 Low: 38
    Partly sunny
    11% chance of precipitation.

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