The aim of the RA Long High School News page is to keep readers informed, share our progress and keep students, families and the community informed. We hope you find this helpful in partnering with RA long High School as we look to the future
*InvestED matches up to $500 per school, per school year until funds are exhausted.
Please support students in our community by donating to our campaign. We are partnering with InvestED, a statewide nonprofit, to help meet the basic and academic needs of our most vulnerable students. One hundred percent of funds raised will support promising young people who are experiencing hardships beyond their control.
Thank you for supporting our campaign and being a valued partner to our students and broader community. Learn more.
(All donations are tax-deductible and acknowledgment letters will be provided to you directly by InvestED). InvestED is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID: 23-7189670. Contact them for more information.
For more informationm regarding the program, and to donate funds, please visit the InvestED wepage (CLICK HERE).
We would like to introduce you to our official Graduation vendor, Royal-T / Herff Jones. Royal-T has been servicing schools in our area for over 40 years and R.A. Long High School is proud to partner with them in creating a memorable graduation experience for every Senior. They will be providing caps & gowns and our official R.A. Long graduation announcement, as well as 2023 apparel and memorabilia to ensure that this much anticipated celebration is unforgettable.
This post is time sensitive and orders should be placed right away to ensure correct sizing and availability. Please take time to watch your Senior Grad Launch Video and read through this email carefully. This video will help answer any questions you may have and show you the benefits of ordering now. Contact Royal-T / Herff Jones with any of your questions.
Congratulations Class of 2023! My name is Scott Thompson and I am your graduation representative from Royal-T. We are excited for a great year and have created a Senior Grad Launch Video for you to watch at home today.
Your official ordering window begins right now. Place your order with a $60 down payment HERE. R.A. Long High School’s designated ordering window ends on November 6th, 2022. Our website will be open until the Spring, but this official ordering window is how we can guarantee our best prices, early delivery, and precise sizing on your items.
Delivery of apparel and all other early delivery items will happen on November 10th, 2022. You will receive an email from us with pick up details if you have early delivery items available for pick up on this day. (Caps & gowns and all paper products will not be a part of this delivery in November. Those products will deliver in the Spring.)
Final payments on all graduation orders are due on March 1st, 2023.
DRESS CODE- applies to EVERY student taking a class at RA Long
The dress and appearance of students is the direct responsibility of the parents. School attire should reflect an academic focus and help maintain a safe and healthy school environment. Student appearance should be neat and clean and the body must be covered from the top of the shoulder to below two inches above the knee. If in the judgment of school officials dress or appearance is disruptive, the student will be required to change into appropriate clothing or will be sent home for insubordination. Team uniforms & spirit days must comply with administrative guidelines. The following rules apply to both genders:
Masks must be worn at ALL times in the the building/classrooms.
No under garments showing (including sports bras)
No spaghetti straps, backless, strapless, halter-tops, crop tops, half-shirts, low-cut tops, one-shoulder, off-shoulder or see-through clothing
Skirts/shorts must be no more than two inches above the knee (even with leggings).
Cuts/slashes/fraying must also occur below the fingertip line
Any rips that show skin must be no more than two inches above the knee.
No sagging or bagging—pants must be pulled up
No pajamas or slippers
No displays (messages or pictures) that are vulgar, obscene, profane, violent, drug/alcohol/tobacco related, affiliated with gangs, discriminatory or demeaning to any person due to race, religion, ethnic group, gender or sexual orientation (including the Confederate flag or swastikas)
No hats, bandanas, hairnets, head wraps, pulled-up hoods or sunglasses (exceptions for approved medical or religious reasons) If a hat is taken from a student, it will be returned on Friday after school. Hats are not to be seen in any classroom or in the hallways at any time.
No unsafe jewelry such as spikes, long chains, etc.