WELCOME TO RIVERSIDE JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL--HOME OF THE PIRATES!

December 2013 - Sound waves
Dec 2013 - V Fball 2
Dec 2013 - V Fball 1
Dec 2013 - State Soccer 2
Dec 2013 - State Soccer 1
Dec 2013 - SOC Spirit Tunnel 4
Dec 2013 - SOC Spirit Tunnel 3
Dec 2013 - SOC Spirit Tunnel 2
Dec 2013 - SOC Spirit Tunnel 1
Dec 2013 - Senior Xmas 2
Dec 2013 - Senior Xmas 1
Dec 2013 - Girls Soccer 2
Dec 2013 - Girls Soccer 1
Dec 2013 - Gen Day
Dec 2013 - Court
Dec 2013 - Color Day
Dec 2013 - Blast 2
Dec 2013 - Blast 1
Dec 2013 - Band Photo 2
Dec 2013 - Band Photo 1

Announcements

Red Ribbon Week Oct. 27th - 30th

To celebrate Red Ribbon Week, the kitchen staff will have Pencils and Red Ribbon items for students. Come greet the cooks, eat a meal, and get free stuff.

Meetings

Tuesday, October 28th

  • 3:00pm ~ Tennis Team Meeting ~ Renfro's Room #209

Wednesday, October 29th

  • 3:10pm - 4:00pm Guitar Club

Sports

 Friday, October 24th

  • Varsity Football ~ 7:00pm @ RHS vs. Umatilla

 Saturday, October 25th

  • Varsity Boys Soccer ~ 4:00pm @ RHS  (Lamb Weston Field) vs. Irrigon- UPDATED GAME TIME

  Monday, October 27th

  •  HS – JV Football ~ 5:00pm ~ @ Mac Hi ~ Dismiss - 2:15pm/ Leave – 2:30pm

Tuesday, October 28th

  • Varsity Boys Soccer ~ 4:00pm @ Mac Hi ~  Dismiss -1:15pm / Leave – 1:30pm
  • JV Boys Soccer ~ 4:00pm @ Mac Hi ~ Dismiss – 1:15pm/ Leave – 1:30pm
  • Varsity Girls Soccer ~ 4:00pm @ Portland Adventist Academy ~ Dismiss -11:00am/ Leave -11:15am

Friday, October 31st

  • Varsity Girls Soccer/ District Game ~ TBD @ RHS
  • HS – Varsity Football ~ 7:00pm @ Gaston ~ Leave – 1:00pm

Picture Re-Takes ~ October 27th ~ 7:30am

Picture Re-take day is October 27th. For anyone wanting re-takes, new students since 9/9/14, and anyone who missed picture day.

Seniors ~ College Application Week @ RHS ~ Nov. 3rd - 6th

Seniors, it's time to get your College Applications in. The week of November 3rd, you may use a computer in the  library to complete applications. You must have a pass when you come to the library and computers will be first come, first served.

7th & 8th Grade Make up Lab

Attention 7th and 8th Graders:  Make Up Lab day Tuesday, October 28th  after school in Ms. Renfro’s Room 209 for bottle rockets and water cycle model 3-4. 

High School Language Arts Study Hall ~ Friday ~ October 24th

High School Language Arts Study Hall in Mr. Cornelius' room from 8:00 to 12:00. Any high school student needing to take a test, work on a Language Arts assignment, submit late work, or ask questions about an assignment is invited to come in and work. See you there!

 

All School Finals

End of first quarter is here! Finals will be Wednesday, October 29th & Thursday, October 30th. Everyone takes finals this year.

Science Club ~ Robotics

 Any Student interested in joining  the Science club…(we will be working on robotics) …please meet in Ms. Renfro’s room 209,  Wednesday,  October 29 right after school……we will work until 4 come join the FUN!!!

College Application Week and Financial Aid Night

Senior year is already beginning to slip away, and high school seniors with college or trade school aspirations need to begin thinking seriously about filling out applications to the school or schools of their choice.

Jr High Students~ Cheerleading ~Try-outs

Junior high cheerleader try-outs are Monday – Wednesday, October 27-29, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Multi-Purpose Barn. 

High School Girls Basketball ~ Sign up Now!

There is a sign up sheet in front of the Main Office to sign up for Girls Basketball.

RIVERSIDE JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT

Riverside Jr/Sr High School will provide for every student the pursuit of life-long success earned through educational excellence.

 

2013-14 Year Books

Yearbooks from last school year - 2013-14 Are in! If you bought one, it will be waiting for you. If you did not purchase one yet, you still can. Please see Mrs. Kuchenbecker.

Scholarship Opportunity for Class of 2015

Are you an Oregon public high school student who has succeeded academically despite hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy? Do you plan to continue your education by enrolling in a two or four-year college program in 2015? Apply for our Beat the Odds Scholarship! 

 

In November, Stand for Children will award three $10,000 college scholarships to outstanding students who have “Beat the Odds.” The scholarship is $2,500 per year, renewable for up to four years provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better, completes 12 or more credits each term, and funding is available.”

 

Criteria for the Scholarship

Scholarship applicants must demonstrate that he/she:

• Is a student enrolled in a public high school in Oregon, who will graduate in 2015.

• Has maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average showing marked effort, improvement, or success.

• Has succeeded in spite of hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy.

• Has volunteered or participated in activities that are helpful to others.

• Has a demonstrated financial need.

Oregon GEAR UP Receives $18 Million for College Readiness

Seven-year program will work with 40 rural middle and high schools across the state

Oregon will receive $2.6 million a year for seven years for college readiness initiatives as part of the statewide GEAR UP program, the U.S. Department of Education announced yesterday. Oregon GEAR UP -- which is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs -- is a federally-funded college access and success program that increases the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

High School Juniors ~ Washington D.C. opportunity!

High School juniors – you could spend a week in Washington, D.C., all expenses paid by submitting an application to Umatilla Electric Co-op.  Applicants are required to write a creative essay, 300-500 words on one of three possible topics.  See Mr. Royer in the counseling office for an application packet.  Parent/guardian must be a member of Umatilla Electric in order to apply.

Pirate Pursuits Mentoring Progam

 “We are looking for volunteers for our new “Pirate Pursuits” mentoring program at Riverside High School.  The goal of the program is to provide support and assistance to students in their pursuit of post-high school education or training (college, trade school, apprenticeship, etc.).  Volunteers will provide one-on-one mentoring to students as they plan for what lies ahead after high school graduation.  This will include career exploration, college or training options available, the application process, scholarships, and financial aid (FAFSA).  Training will be provided for volunteers”.

 Please contact Mr. Hammond or Mr. Royer for additional information:Brandon.hammond@morrow.k12.or.us  Mike.royer@morrow.k12.or.us         Thank you for your support!

Calling All Alumni

Riverside Jr/Sr High School is searching for alumni that have graduated from college or a trade school.  We are creating an “Academic Wall of Fame” for our students.  Information to be included: Riverside graduation year, photo, college/trade school attended w/ graduation year, professional career.  The school is also interested in military information; Riverside graduation year, photo, branch of service, time served.

Please submit your information and any questions to Brandon Hammond:

Thank you for your support.