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  • View the 2019-20 budget + the 2024 strategic plan

    See what's in store for Riverdale's future and how you can be a part of it.

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  • Where will you find the class of 2019?

    This year’s class received 212 acceptances to 113 colleges/programs in the United States and Canada, and was offered more than $7.5 million in scholarships. See where you'll find the class of 2019 next year.

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  • 2019-20 sports registration opens on July 1

    All students MUST complete an online registration, turn in sports physicals and pay athletic fees by the deadlines listed in order to participate in 2019-20 school sports.

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  • Jump Rope for Heart raises funds, teaches healthy habits

    Congratulations to all of our K-4 students for a very successful Jump Rope for Heart program these past few weeks. We’re excited to have raised $16,439.34 for the American Heart Association! Wow! In addition to being a worthwhile fundraiser, our students also learned a lot about keeping fit and healthy.

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  • Two RGS students win awards for Holocaust awareness

    Congratulations to 7th grader Reese G. for winning second place and 8th grader Emilie C. for winning third place in the middle school category for the 2019 Sala Kryszek Art & Writing Competition.

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  • 8th grader wins national writing award

    Congratulations to Tommy M., who advanced to win a national silver medal in the category of humor in Scholastic's Writing Awards for 2019.

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  • Robotics team goes further than ever before

    For the first time, Riverdale Robotics made it through to the district championships – a big accomplishment for our little high school. Going into the championships, Riverdale was ranked 53rd. But in the end, our Team Pandamonium finished in 16th place with a record of 7 and 5.

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  • 2018-19 Calendar year adjustments

    Several factors have required a few adjustments be made to the district’s academic year calendar that impact students and staff, including no school on May 8 and changing the last day of school to Friday, June 7. See why these decisions were made.

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  • The Oregonian: RHS girls' basketball team most improved in state

    Since coaches often base a season's success more on improvement than wins and losses, The Oregonian compiled a list of Oregon high school teams showing the most improvement this year. We're proud to share the Class 3A Riverdale girls' basketball team showed the most improvement in any class.

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  • 2019 Mock Trial team advances to state

    After facing strong competition at the regional level, Riverdale’s blue team was one of five Multnomah County teams to qualify for the state competition, and the white team did better than ever before.

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  • Riverdale's bridge building reign continues

    Riverdale once again swept all top 20 spots at the 2019 Oregon Regional Model Bridge Contest, with the top two students qualifying to move on to the international competition.

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  • Art recognition for RHS students

    Seven RHS students were recognized for their submissions to the Scholastic Art Awards, including two Gold Keys, three Silver Keys and four Honorable Mentions. Additionally, two paintings by RHS students were selected to hang in Sen. Rob Wagner’s office in Salem this winter and spring.

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  • Student poetry shared on NPR

    From over 2,000 submissions to NPR, three Riverdale students’ entries were selected for the final crowd-sourced love poem heard all over the world.

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  • 2019 RHS basketball achievements

    For the first time, the Riverdale girls’ basketball team is the 3A Lewis & Clark League and District Tournament Champions! Plus, the team received the Les Schwab Team of the Month award and was nominated for the OSAA Sportsmanship Award. Both girls' and boys' teams earned All League honors. Read more.

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  • Scholastic writing award winners

    We’re so proud of the nine Riverdale middle school students who have received awards or honorable mentions for their writing in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

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  • 2019 school year calendar

    Download the year-at-a-glance version and see all the key dates and breaks for 2019-20.

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  • Division 22 compliance notice

    Each year, school districts are required to report to our communities regarding the status of our compliance with the Standards for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools as set out in OAR Chapter 581, Division 22.

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  • Riverdale students tackle PSU Honors College coursework

    This three-trimester PSU Honors College course not only provides a total of 15 college credits, its content more closely aligns to Riverdale’s desire to focus on diversity, awareness and fostering a greater sense of empathy for differences.

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  • Brain breaks make a big difference

    Have you ever wondered what is happening in your child’s brain when, for example, they have a temper tantrum or get stuck on a negative emotion? Well, they do, too. That’s why our young students are exploring their brains and learning to build more adaptive ways of handling big emotions.

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  • Tech education program expands at high school

    Thanks to the efforts of technology teacher Adam McLain and new funding from Oregon’s Measure 98, Riverdale High School’s technology department is adding more options for students interested in technology careers.

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