• School Governance Council Election Announcement

    SGC Announcement

    It's SGC elections season again! SGC Elections are a way for parents and teachers who are elected onto the council to have a role in the vision and direction of the school. To declare or learn more about this process, please click here.

    It all starts with elections!

    • Candidate Declaration Window:  February 2 - April 12                                       
    • Voting Window:  April 20 - April 27
  • Congratulations to our 2022 SGC Election Winners

    Susan DeLong


    Yingying Fang


    Brett Herrick


  • River Trail SGC Virtual Comment Box

    Do you have an idea, thought, or comment that you would like to share with River Trail's School Governance Council? Please send your comments to us using the form below! Comments will be shared with the School Governance Council at the monthly meeting. Please do not include student names in comments. When shared, comments may be summarized for time restraints. We are seeking thoughts and ideas to help improve the school as a whole. If you have an individual concern about your student, please direct that concern to your child's teacher. If you have a concern about a teacher or staff member, please direct those concerns to Neil Pinnock, principal, at pinnockn@fultonschools.org so they can be addressed. Praise and positive recognition of teachers and staff members will be shared with the person mentioned.As always, members of the public are welcome to attend all SGC Meetings. Visitors to the meeting will be given an opportunity to share concerns and/or provide feedback. THANK YOU! - RTMS School Governance CouncilClick Here for the Virtual Comment Box



SGC Council Members

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SGC Overview

  • The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

    • Approve the school strategic plan and updates
    • Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
    • Manage the Request for Flexibility process
    • Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
    • Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

Meeting Dates

  • River Trail's SGC will meet at the following dates/times:

    • August 25 at 7:15 am
    • September 22 at 4:10 pm
    • October 27 at 7:15 am
    • November 17 at 7:15 am
    • December 15 at 4:10 pm
    • January 26 at 7:15 am
    • February 23 at 4:10 pm
    • March 23 at 7:15 am
    • April 27 ay 4:10 pm
    • May 18 at 7:15 am

    PUBLIC COMMENT will be available at all council meetings


  • Budget and Finance Members:

    • Taylor Kidd-Chairperson
    • Stuart Lyle
    • Rebecca Bingham
    • Bruce Shen
    • Neil Pinnock
    • Diane Phillips  

    Outreach and Communication Committee Members:

    • Sarah Roberson – Chairperson
    • Kiana Gannaway
    • Eliana Forney
    • Sunny Patel
    • Yan Qin

    Principal Selection Committee Members:

    • Sarah Roberson-Chairperson
    • Taylor Kidd
    • Stuart Lyle
    • Yan Qin