Ridgeland-Hardeeville High freshman orientation is Aug. 8

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School will hold its ninth grade orientation for students from 8 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Aug. 8. A separate orientation for parents of rising ninth graders will be held from 8 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. Aug. 9. Both events will be held in the school's gymnasium.

Students will be picked up at their regular bus stops and should plan to arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. Students will be provided breakfast and lunch, and will be given the opportunity to meet with staff and receive an incentive for attendance. Buses will leave promptly at 12:15 p.m. from the bus loading zone.

Parents will have the opportunity to meet the school's administrators, guidance counselors and staff and learn more about school programs, according to a news release.

Details: Contact Shellie Murdaugh. 843-717-1106 or email