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Friday, November 28, 2014
Riverside High School ♦ 794 Hammett Bridge Road ♦ Greer, SC 29650 ♦ (864) 355-7800 ♦ fax (864) 355-7898 ♦ AD Office (864) 355-7870

Warrior Nation

"Friends of Riverside - tablets for classroom campaign" You may also use this link to print a paper donation form. Thanks in advance for helping the school in this campaign.

Riverside High School 2014 School Report Card

GREAT NEWS! District Earns Excellent on School Report Card

November Senior Smoke Signals

10th grade 2014-15 SCOIS Career Assessement (80) responses

SCOIS Career Cluster Assessment (48) results form


Senior IGP for 2014-15

Beginning with Class of 2015 - High School Exit Exam (HSAP) Not Required to Receive Diploma more

87 students participated in the 2014 Youth in Government Conference Wed 11/19-Sat 11/22 in Columbia, SC. The group of students came home with many awards including:

Premier Delegation
Attorney General for the 2015 Conference - Nicholas Hamberis
Secretary of State for the 2015 Conference - Carly Farr
Outstanding Attorney - Autumn Shea

Outstanding Attorney Team (and the alternate team for the National Conference) - Autumn Shea, Nicholas Hamberis, Jessica Harrell, Carolyn Bubanich, Nikita Anand, and Camilla Quintero
Judicial Review Winning Attorney - Autumn Shea
Outstanding Statesman - Keylee King, Lauren Brady, Dorothy Gheorgiou (all freshmen)
CONA Delegate - Lydia Elsey
Our 2nd attorney team (Emma Buckley, Lauren Hotek, Kale Gosnell, Maggie Whiston, and Molly Martinez) also finished 3rd in the Court Conference.
We had 4 CONA Delegate Alternates - Phillip Gheorgiou, Dorothy Gheorgiou, Matthew Robison, and Bailey Yerby

The Riverside Speech and Debate Team won the Sweepstakes Championship at the Asheville Cougar Classic with 104 points against 32 teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

Monique Louw Duo Interpretation
Devin Remley Duo Interpretation
Stephanie Hong Original Oratory
Shelby Peek Expository Speaking
Gabriel Williams Children's Literature

Second Place
Kyrah Brown Children's Literature
Carol Lee Original Oratory

Third Place
Stephanie Gonzalez Duo Interpretation
Faith Ingle Duo Interpretation
Faith Ingle Oral Interpretation
Devin Remley Oral Interpretation
Emma Simonis Novice Reading

Fourth Place
Cailey Campbell Oratorical Declamation
Dylan Faulk Novice Reading

Fifth Place
Sooruj Bhatia Duo Interpretation
Lucy Wang Duo Interpretation
Maheen Beram Expository Speaking
Shelby Peek Original Oratory

Sixth Place
Eric Kane Novice Public Forum
Josh Woo Novice Public Forum
Ahva Zadeh Oratorical Declamation

Seventh Place
Neil Gramopadhye Novice Public Forum
Nicole Patterson Novice Public Forum

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Fall Virtual School Exams

Fall Virtual Exams will be held on December 8 & 9 at Hillcrest High School. Exams will not be taken on December 15-17! Students MUST sign up for a time slot. Students may take 2+ exams back to back. Students can report to the exam EARLY. (Earlier than the time slot signed up for.) Click HERE to access the web site to sign up for a time slot.

Important Info:

  • Students MUST bring their USERNAME and PASSWORD to take the Final Exam.
  • No waiting area provided for guardians.

ID Requirements: If you do not have any form of ID, you will not be allowed to take the exam.

  • Option One: 1 Picture ID
  • Option Two: If you do not have a picture ID, you must provide 2 forms of identification:

Examples of Non-picture ID: Birth Certificate/Social Security Card/Document with your legal name etc…

Only a medical excuse signed and dated by a physician or an emergency situation that can be authenticated will be considered as valid reasons for making up an exam.

2015-2016 Bonds Career Center Application Available
The new "BACKPACK" portal is now available for students who wish to apply for enrollment into a program at Bonds Career Center for the 2015-2016 school year. The application will be open throughout the registration window at the high schools.  Program acceptance decisions will be available emailed in April.  Grades, discipline, and attendance will be reviewed for each applicant. Acceptance is not based on first come, first served.  However, in the event that a course has more applicants than available seats, the date the student completed the application could be used as a tie breaker.  Click HERE to access the application.

Executive Committee and the Class of 2015 will be joining together for Holiday Cheer Sales

Riverside Apparel
Holiday Ornaments will be sold for $8
Customize with your Warriors Name and Class!
Holiday Apparel
Long Sleeve $15
Crewneck Sweatshirt $20
Hoodie $25
***$2 upcharge for XXL
RHS Warrior Blanket $40
All of these items make for great presents for your Warrior this holiday season!
Order forms for all of these items can be found starting December 1st: at ALL lunches, in the Library with Mr. Tollison, and on the RHS website. All orders must be turned in no later than 3:45 on December 10th.
Pick up for all items will be Thursday December 18th during all lunches and after school (5th 1:51 pm, 6th 2:48 pm, and 7th period 3:45 pm)

Warriors of the Month (November)
Congratulations to the following Freshmen named Warriors of the Month for the month of November. These students were nominated by their Teachers for showing true Warrior Spirit in and outside of the classroom. They will attend a luncheon in their honor and also recieve certificates.

Sebastian Alvarado, Creighton Boyd, Evan Buki, Emily Delperdang, Patricia Dickey, Michael Gallagher, Fulton Garner, Mary Beth Green, Alina Khan, Alexandra Lanning, Gabrielle Laymon, Carter Marchbanks, Allison O'Toole, Jayshon Perkins, Alexis Robinson, Susanna Rogers, Kate Roney, Lucia Spencer, Lauren Stanton, Cole Taylor, Cam Viney, Natalie Williams and Aliva Zadeh.

Senior IGP Conferences
RHS Counselors will begin meeting with all Seniors to complete their Individual Graduation Plan, discussing their high school courses, possible careers and plans after Riverside. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend these meetings. Seniors were given their IGP conference date and time during the November Advisor/Advisee.

RHS Ranks #7 in SC for SAT scores, exceeds National Average
Greenville County Schools average score on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) increased in 2014 by five points, from 1462 to 1467, and came within four points of the national average of 1471. The Districts average score has increased 12 points over the past three years.

Greenville Countys combined average score includes scores on three sections critical reading (499), mathematics (496), and writing (472).

Greenville County Schools ranks among the highest districts in the state in the percentage of students taking the SAT, with 64% of 12th grade students taking the test in 2014.

The state average composite score for public schools increased by six points from 1423 to 1429, while the national average composite score for public schools fell by three points from 1474 to 1471. The SAT is scored on a 2400-point scale, with a maximum of 800 points for each section.

  • Six GCS schools rank in the top 25% of the state based on SAT average composite scores: Eastside (#30), J.L. Mann (#19), Mauldin (#38), Riverside (#7), Southside (#36), Wade Hampton (#24)
  • Six GCS high schools scored at or above thenational average of 1471 for public schools: Eastside (1500), J.L. Mann (1531), Mauldin (1491), Riverside (1587), Southside (1492), and Wade Hampton (1515)

For every $25 donated in your students name, to the Friends of Riverside campaign through December 5, 2014, your student will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 gift card. The winner can choose from the following retailers: Cabelas, Dicks Sporting Goods, Best Buy, Gamestop, Amazon, Walmart, Target, Barnes & Noble, or Haywood Mall. See form for more details.

2014-15 Tutor Lists are now available
Our Adult and Student Tutor Lists are now available! Use the links below to access either list. They can also be found on the Counseling On-Demand page, with that link being available through the RHS School Counseling web page.

Adult Tutor List Student Tutor List

RHS named among the top-ranked High Schools in SC and the nation
Riverside High is among the top-ranked high schools in South Carolina and the nation, according to the US News Best High Schools rankings. Riverside High ranks #6 in SC and #1,081 in the nation. The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. To read more, click here

alive at 25

Alive at 25 Driving Program
Registration for the South Carolina Alive at 25 driving program is now open. Completion of this program is required in order to purchasing a parking pass for the 2013-2014 school year. No parking passes will be sold to students without a valid certificate of completion. If a student completed the Alive at 25 course last year, they do not have to retake the course but should bring their completed certificate to orientation.




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