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WIN Ready to Work Testing April 2
The WIN Ready to Work (R2W) career readiness assessment will be administered to students who are in their third year of high school, typically eleventh graders, and other identified students who selected to participate in this testing program. The Ready to Work test will be administered during the regular school day on Tuesday, April 2 for students taking the paper format. Identified students testing online will take the exam within the school’s testing window (April 2-10).
The R2W test consists of four multiple-choice timed tests –Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, Locating Information, and Essential Soft Skills. These tests measure real world skills that employers believe are critical to job success. Students may earn WIN’s career readiness credential and an Essential Soft Skills credential which is recognized by businesses and industries nationwide.
Spring 2019 Test Window: Tuesday, April 2
Applied Mathematics - 55 min.
Reading for Information - 55 min.
Locating Information - 55 min.
Essential Soft Skills - 60 min.
Testing Tips - Students should:
- Rest on the nights before these tests.
- Eat a nourishing breakfast on the morning of each test.
- Be in school and on time, except in cases of illness.
- Bring at least two #2 pencils to school. Pencils are required for marking test answer documents.
- Listen attentively to the teacher’s directions so he/she will know exactly what to do.
- Read each test question and each response carefully before marking an answer choice.
- Stay calm, if there are questions that seem difficult.
- Mark his/her best answer.
- Refrain from bringing any electronic device that can be used for communicating, timing, or imaging into the testing location.
The RHS School Counseling Department would like parent and student feedback on the IGP/Registration process from this year. Please share your opinion with us be completing this short survey.
Speech & Debate wins National Speech & Debate Assoc. SC District Qualifier
Congratulations to Riverside High School for winning the National Speech and Debate Association South Carolina District (NSDA) Qualifier held at Bob Jones Academy in Greenville, SC, on March 15th and 16th. The warriors won the Congress Award, Debate Award, Speech Award, and Overall Championship. Senior Ian Chiu was named South Carolina’s NSDA Student of the Year. Assistant Coach Heather Brown was honored with the South Carolina Volunteer of the Year Award. Results of Qualifier
Speech & Debate wins 8th Consecutive 5A Title
Congratulations to our Speech & Debate Team for winning both the AAAAA championship and the overall sweepstakes award at the South Carolina Speech and Debate Coaches’ Association State Tournament held at Riverside High School on March 2nd. With this win, Riverside has earned its eighth consecutive state title. The state tournament makes the culmination of a season of victories: the Warriors went undefeated in North and South Carolina this year. In addition to winning the overall prize, Riverside students won several individual champions in both speech and debate divisions.
2019-20 Enrollment of students coming from private schools
The RHS School Counseling Department will be offering an Enrollment Day on March 28, 2019 for those students who will be coming to Riverside High from a private school for the 2019-2020 school year. Enrollment will be by appointment that day. Enrollment paperwork and appointment times will be available from the RHS main office beginning March 1, 2019. It is very important to have all required documents with you at your appointment time. Should you have any questions, please contact our Registrar, Krisite Garrett at (864) 355-7804.
2019-20 Course Catalogs
View course descriptions for available 2019-2020 course offerings here at Riverside High School - 2019-20 Course Catalog
Summer Kiddie Camp 2019
June 24-27, 2019
9:00 a.m. - Noon
Riverside High School Gym
Showcase on June 27 at 11:30 a.m. / Ages 4 -12
Cost: $50 per child (Drinks and snacks daily; plus a t-shirt for all participants)
Registration Form Online
Payment Link: Youth Cheer Camp
Career and Technology Education
The Career and Technology Education (CATE) department at Riverside offers many courses that would be beneficial to you. Here's a list of the courses that will be offered in the 2019-2020 school year. These courses are designed to help you further explore the career of your choice. Please come see us on the H-Hall with any questions. We look forwarding to seeing you in the fall.
Multiple updates have been made to the Riverside High School Student Handbook. Please take time to review the handbook for updates.