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

Sports

 Friday, October 31st

  • HS – Varsity Football ~ 7:00pm @ Gaston ~ Leave – 1:00pm

Kiwanis ~ Trick or Treating @ RHS

Friday, October 31st Annual Kiwanis Trick or Treat at Riverside Jr/Sr High School

  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Ages 0-12
  • NO PETS PLEASE
  • Games for kids
  • $1.00 Dinner ~ Hot Dog, Chips & Soda

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

Seniors – November 3-6 is college application week in the state of Oregon.  The goal is for Oregon high school seniors to take that first step in completing and submitting an admissions application to the college or trade school you would like to attend next fall.  Computers in the Library will be available on Tuesday and Thursday of next week for seniors to work on their admission application. 

Representatives from Eastern Oregon University will be here on Thursday, Nov. 6th from 11:30-1:30, and will make on-site admissions decisions for those who are applying to EOU.  Seniors that complete an application will be recognized the following week.

Junior Class ~ ASVAB Test ~ November 6th

Juniors – Next Thursday, November 6th all juniors will take the ASVAB - a career aptitude test, in the Library.  The test will begin at 7:45 and will take approximately 3 hours.

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.

 

2013-2014 State Report Cards Are In

View Report Cards here: http://www.morrow.k12.or.us/reportcards

Morrow County School District is pleased to report that its students outperformed comparison school districts data on 5 of 6 outcome performance measures as it relates to what students are achieving in high school.

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.

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.