News & Notes
2015-16 Registration of NEW Students coming to RHS
The RHS School Counseling Office will be assisting NEW families enrolling at RHS with registration on the following dates by APPOINTMENT ONLY! Appointment times along with registration paperwork can be picked up in our Main Office during normal office hours.
To expedite the enrollment process, please have all documentation and paperwork completed prior to coming in. If you are coming from another Greenville County School, you should call the school and ask the Counseling Department to “No Show” the student prior to coming to Riverside to register. Be advised that an English Placement Test will be given to the enrolling student and that the total time of enrollment may take some time depending on the amount of individuals that we may be serving on that particular day.
Registration dates: June 22 & 23, July 7, 21, & 28, and August 3, 2015. Appointment times will be from 9 AM until 12 Noon.
DEBBIE BIRD for being selected as the “Support Personnel Employee of the Year” for Greenville County Schools at the Salute to Education Banquet. She is most deserving of this award!! CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU MRS. BIRD!!
Orientation Dates and Times for the 2015-16 school year - Mark your calendars!
Thursday, August 13
Grade 9—5:30-8:30 pm
Friday, August 14
Grade 12—8:00-10:30 am
Grade 11—10:45-1:15 pm
*Students in self- contained special education classes - 10:00 to 11:30
Grade 10—1:30-4:00 pm
2015 End-of-Course Exams, Senior & Underclassmen Final Exam Schedule
Click HERE to view the End-of-Course Exam Schedule
Click HERE to view the Senior Exam Schedule
Click HERE to view the Underclassmen Exam Schedule
VirtualSC Summer Enrollment Information
Registration for VirtualSC’s Summer 2015 courses will begin on May 20th at 9:00 am for students currently in 11th-12th grade, and May 27th for students currently in 9th-12th grades. Registration for initial credit summer courses will end on June 3rd. The last date for a credit recovery course request to be approved is June 12th. Please note that students in 9th-10th grades will not be able to request Credit Recovery courses during the priority enrollment week for 11th & 12th graders.
Students are encouraged to register on time and receive counselor approval; course requests must be approved by the school counselor. If the desired course for a student is listed as “Waitlist” on the course registration page, the student should still submit their registration request as a seat may become available.
The following tutorials and informational links will help you during the VirtualSC Registration period:
- How to Create a Student Account (Student Instructions)
- How to Request a Course (Student Instructions)
- How to Reset a Student Password
Click here to review the district’s new Progress Report flipbook.
2015 Senior Survey
All graduating seniors are asked to complete the 2015 Senior Survey. Senior MUST complete the survey before they will recieve their graudation tickets! The survey will ask what plans you have upon graduating in June. Data received from this survey may be used for school and disticting reporting purposes. Click HERE to access the survey.
PRIDE of Riverside Band Earns State’s Highest Honor for Band
Each year, the South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) awards the Outstanding Performance Award for excellence in all areas of instrumental music performance. This is the most prestigious award given by the organization. Band programs accumulate points by participating in various SCBDA performance assessment events, including the state marching band competition, region and all-state band auditions, concert band performance assessment, and solo and ensemble assessment.
The PRIDE of Riverside had outstanding representation in each SCBDA assessment event, with the following results:
4A Upper State Marching Band Competition
- Rating of EXCELLENT
- 7th place overall
- First-ever berth to the 4A State Marching Band Championship Finals
4A State Marching Band Championship Finals
- Rating of EXCELLENT
- 13th place overall
SCBDA Region/All-State Band Auditions
- 14 Region Band Honorees
- 2 All-State Band Honorees
Concert Band Performance Assessment
- Concert Band: Overall Rating of EXCELLENT (23 of 25 points earned)
- Wind Ensemble: All SUPERIOR Ratings (25 of 25 points earned)
Solo & Ensemble Assessment
- Eight performance events, earning eight SUPERIOR ratings
With these strong performances in the SCBDA assessment events, The PRIDE of Riverside Band program has earned the SCBDA Outstanding Performance Award. CONGRATULATIONS to all PRIDE of Riverside Band members for an outstanding collective effort during the 2014-2015 school year!
Class of 2016 Text Alerts
Rising Seniors and their parents are encouraged to register for the Remind Text Messaging offered through the School Counseling Department. Mr. Sumerel will send important information regarding dates, deadlines and announcements directly to your phone! To receive messages, text @srwarrior to the following number - 81010. To receive messages via email, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Remind is a one-way text messaging and email system. With Remind, all personal information remains completely confidential. Counselors will never see your phone number, nor will you ever see theirs. Please join us in this preemptive measure to ensure that our students are ready for the first day of their Senior Year!
Riverside Marathon Club
Start Date: November 1, 2014 The purpose of the Riverside Marathon Club is to encourage Riverside students and staff to begin or continue an active lifestyle. It has been reported that the people in high school and college today are not going to live as long as their parents are. This is a first in the United States. In order to reverse this trend YOU need to get active. Step away from the computer or video game and take 30 minutes to walk, jog or run for fitness......more. Click here to see the current members of the Marathon club.