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Riverside High School was
established in 1973, however the building we are in today was completed in 2006.
Our new three-story building has been designated as an Energy Efficient Green
School. Our large auditorium can seat 660 people, while our cafeteria can seat
600. We have several sports facilities on property including a football stadium
that seats 3,500, gymnasium, lighted baseball and softball fields, and tennis
courts. We have four administrators, 97 teachers, and 26 support staff employed
at our school. 70.8% of our teachers have a Master's Degree.
instruct, prepare, and inspire students for success in future endeavors.
mission of Riverside High School is to prepare students to become confident,
competent, ethical individuals and responsible citizens by creating a positive
and nurturing school environment where staff, students, parents, and the
community work together to promote lifelong learning and to provide
opportunities for students to reach their maximum potential.
Learning is an active, life-long process and the primary priority at our
Every student is important.
All students can learn.
All students should be challenged and encouraged to reach their potential
in all areas.
All students should have the opportunity to learn in an environment where
they and the staff are physically safe, and their dignity and mutual respect are
All students should have equal access to the total school program.
All students are encouraged to respect and understand the various
cultures that comprise the community of learners at
Educational experiences should enable students to learn to communicate
effectively, solve problems competently, think critically and creatively, and
Curriculum and instruction should incorporate a variety of learning
activities which accommodate the differences in students learning styles.
Education is a shared responsibility nurtured by home, school, and the
a plan for the continuous improvement of the school, with
directed focus on students through effective teaching and leadership,
To use shared decision making by gathering data and information for
determining an effective educational direction for
To increase the level of student performance by using various teaching
strategies and methods.
To communicate and integrate the identified student learning standards in
all levels of school instruction.
To encourage core values such as honesty and integrity in our students.
To continue a shared approach of leadership responsibilities through
site-based decision making.
To involve parents, teachers, students, and businesses in a coordinated
effort to support the schools mission.
of Riverside High School
Riverside community is predominantly suburban with a diversity of inner-city and
rural populations. The Riverside High School philosophy encompasses these
High School's philosophy of education is a belief that the school must share the
responsibility of the individual student's development in all areas of his
growth: mental, physical, cultural, civic, ethical, emotional, and social.
The school must accept this responsibility in order to prepare the student for
the rapidly changing social and economic conditions of the future. In addition
to this responsibility, the school must contribute to the intrinsic value of the
years that the student actually spends in the school so that those years will be
of personal worth to the student.
fulfill its philosophy of education, Riverside sets the educational pace and
pattern best suited to the individual student's capacities by guiding the
student to accept and to understand the difference in himself and in others and
by offering the student various opportunities designed for his mental capacity.
Guidance Fax -
REGULAR BELL SCHEDULE
*No bell will ring
8:05 Students to lockers and 1st
8:14 Warning bell for 1st
8:15 Begin 1st Period
9:05 Open AM students to lockers
9:07 End 1st Period
9:11 Warning bell for 2nd
9:12 Begin 2nd Period
10:04 End 2nd Period Class
10:08 Warning bell for 3rd
10:09 Begin 3rd Period
11:06 End 3rd Period Class
11:10 Warning bell for 4th
11:11 Begin 4th Period
12:03 End 4th Period Class
12:07 Warning bell for 5th
12:08 Begin 5th Period
Class AND 1st Lunch Shift
12:35* End 1st Lunch Shift
12:35* Begin 2nd Lunch Shift
1:02* End 2nd Lunch Shift
1:02* Begin 3rd Lunch
1:29* End 3rd Lunch Shift
1:31 Begin Reading/SAT Period
1:51 End Reading/SAT Period
1:55 Warning bell for 6th
1:56 Begin 6th Period
2:48 End 6th Period
2:52 Warning bell for 7th
2:53 Begin 7th Period
3:45 End 7th Period
3:45 After-School Detention Begins
*Subject to change as needed
Regular Schedule 1st 5th
Participants dismissed at 1:10 for
1:31 5th Period, Reading/SAT Class
1:31 Seniors called by PA to the Gym
1:33 Juniors called by PA to the Gym
1:35 Sophomores called by PA to the Gym
1:37 Freshmen called by PA to the Gym
1:42 Begin Pep Rally
2:07 End Pep Rally; dismiss to 5th Period
2:17 End 5th Period
2:21 Warning bell for 6th Period
2:22 Begin 6th Period
3:01 End 6th Period
3:05 Warning bell for 7th Period
3:06 Begin 7th Period
3:45 End 7th Period
students are to attend all Pep Rallies
spirit and in learning,
best in everything we do.
strong in brotherhood
red and blue.
that bind us to each other
out hearts with love and pride.
we go our separate ways