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Message from the Principal


Greetings Parents and Families of Ringgold High School


As principal of Ringgold High School, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone back for another great year. I am excited to have students back in the classrooms and hallways filling them with energy and enthusiasm for learning. It is our mission to help every child feel welcomed, connected and a part of our Ringgold High Family. Additionally, we strive to challenge each student to grow in his or her academic abilities and to be college-ready.

This summer, many of our staff members have been continuing their development of distance learning and teaching. They have attended Professional Leaming opportunities, and they are prepared to implement many new strategies to differentiate the instruction for all of our students' needs. Our faculty and staff have been working hard in preparing their classrooms for the upcoming school year. I would like to welcome new staff members Mrs. Kasey Salvaterra (Guidance Counselor) and Mrs. Jesika Joyner (Teacher) to our family.

I believe that our students and community will benefit through their involvement in school life as a whole; therefore, a strong emphasis will be placed on student participation in activities beyond the classroom such as sports, clubs, and community projects. The students of Ringgold High School should take pride in working, playing, and competing together, and this will have my full support. I hope that the parents and community will support each of our extra-curricular activities.

I am honored to serve as the principal of Ringgold High School. I look forward to building new relationships with faculty and staff, students, families, and community members. My goal as Principal of Ringgold High School is to guide and support our faculty and staff as well as the students to reach their highest potential of teaching and learning in a safe and nurturing environment.


     Together we can make a difference!


     Marchello Gates