James S. Rickards High School

An Academically High Performance District

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  • Dear Parents and Guardians,

    Please join me in congratulating our 2018 Best and Brightest Scholars. We had 5 overall winners who received $1500, Runner-ups $750, and Honorable Mentions $500. All school winners received $100.

    • Art: Trenton McCray
    • Athletics: Pawan Badisa
    • Business: Ean Scanameo
    • Career Technical: Anvitha Mandapati- Winner
    • Drama & Performing Arts: Shreya Kondapalli
    • English & Language Arts: Sarah Halbert- Winner
    • Foreign Language: Brenda Gikunda- Winner
    • Journalism & Media Production: Phillip Wright
    • Leadership: Tareq Salley- Honorable Mention
    • Mathematics: Carson Jones
    • Music: Josie Kriss
    • Public Speaking: Katherine Sorrell- Winner
    • Science & Health: Charitha Moparthy- Honorable Mention

    Douglas Cook 

    Principal

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    FAREWELL, MRS. WALDEN

    My heart is sad; but I am happy for you and wish you well as you continue to soar to new heights.  Thank you soooooooooo much for all of the contributions you have made here at Rickards High. Your willingness to help others is  endless and priceless.  Your long voluntary hours you spent at many school activities, conferences, competitions, events, meetings, and workshops, are to be commended. Your “ I got it” spirit to train others, represent our great school, and to advocate for all students is evidence of the super strength and lives in you. You are an amazing professional who sees students with problems as an opportunity to help and develop them into life-long achievers.  Mrs. Walden, you are the epitome of a transformational leader and educator. You will always have a home at James S. Rickards High School.


    SENIORS

    Any Senior that have not been measured for Cap and Gown or have not completed the form for their diploma see Mrs. Alexander in room 811.  Any senior that have not paid their senior fees of $170.00 those fees are due immediately. Any questions or concerns please contact Mrs. Alexander.


    WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARD

    Congratulations to Nydia Donaldson and Jose Salazar for being awarded the LCS Wendy's High School Heisman Award.  Nydia was also awarded the ESPN November Student Athlete of the Month, and is qualified to win a $2,500 scholarship.


    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017-2018

    Glenn Howell Distinguished Educator of The Year –  Mrs. Terraca Jones

    School Related Employee of the Year –  Miss Jamilah Snell

    Teacher of the Year -  Mrs. Walden


    MARTIN LUTHER KING DREAMERS & DOERS

    Please help us congratulate our MLK Dreamers and Doers recipients for the 2017-2018 school year are Phylicia Wright and Trenton McCray.


     

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