The Weekly Warrior
Week of March 1st, 2021
Upcoming RHS Events/Announcements
Thursday, 3/4-Swim Meet vs. Central @ Riverdale @ 5:00
Friday, 3/5-End of 3rd 9 weeks
Friday, 3/5-Red Cross Blood Drive
Monday, 3/8-Flex Day-No Students at School
Thursday, 3/11-3rd 9 weeks Report Card
Thursday, 3/11-Swim Meet @ Smyrna @ 5:00
Monday, 3/15-Baseball Home Opener @ 6:00
Tuesday, 3/16- Parent Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, 3/16-Baseball @ LaVergne @ 6:30
Class Schedule for the week of 3/1:
3/5-Skinny (All Classes)
***Progress Reports can be found under "Portfolio" in the Family Access section of Skyward.***
WRESTLING STATE CHAMPION!!!!
Boys' Basketball Awards
Girls' Basketball Awards
SENIORS!!! IMPORTANT UPDATES!!!
You've taken the pictures - now it's time to verify your name for the yearbook! In the front entrance of the building (over by the trophy case) are all the senior portrait pages. Follow the steps below to verify.
- Find your picture
- Make sure your name is spelled correctly (as it appears in Skyward)
- Make sure your name matches your picture
- If there is an issue, scan the QR on the wall
- If there are no issues, YAY! You're all done 🙂
You have until 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3rd to verify. Underclassmen will be posted for verification later this week.
Also, there is a price increase on March 1st - order your yearbook today to save some $$$$! Go to https://www.balfour.com/tennessee/murfreesboro/riverdale-high-school
Seniors -PLEASE double check the spelling of your first, middle and last name in Skyward for diplomas and transcript purposes. Any misspellings please email John Vaden at email@example.com with correct spelling
Seniors - also make sure you have ordered the correct gap and gown sizes. Questions and concerns please email John Vaden at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you scored a composite score or super score of 30 or higher on the ACT, please notify Mrs. Peck at email@example.com. A screenshot of the score may be sent to her. This is for our 30+ Wall of Fame.
St. Baldrick's Sponsorships
Winter Guard Updates
Tickets for remaining Winter Guard competitions can be purchased on the host school's website.
March 13th @ Springhill High School
March 27th Tennessee State Championships @ TBA
RHS Band News
2021 MTSBOA Honor Band Audition Results
Congrats to the following students for earning a position in the Middle TN School Band and Orchestra Association's Mid-State Honor Band Clinic. These students submitted video recorded auditions that were adjudicated by MTSBOA Association members and selected from students all across Middle Tennessee.
9th Grade: Aidan Amphonephong - 10th Chair, Silver Band (trumpet)
11th Grade: Sage Taylor - 2nd Chair, Silver Band (baritone sax)
12th Grade: Kane Davis - Alternate (horn)
12th Grade: Riley Russell - 2nd Chair, Gold Band (baritone sax)
Marine Band Masterclasses
Throughout February and March (March is Music in our Schools Month), the Riverdale Band is hosting several masterclasses by members of the "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band. In February, members of the Marine Band hosted a masterclass on "Brass Instrument Fundamentals" and in March the masterclass will cover "Tips for a Successful Music Audition". These masterclasses have also featured RHS student performances. Elgin Hii (trombone) performs for Master Seargent Matt Summers during the February masterclass (pictured).
The Archery Team has three remaining matches this year. They are as follows:
March 13th @ Stewarts Creek Middle
March 19th and 20th @ Whitworth
The decision has been made to extend the Tennessee Promise Scholarship FAFSA deadline and the priority FAFSA deadline for the Tennessee Student Assistance Award to March 1, 2021. This deadline extension will be in effect for new and continuing students.
C/O 2022! Work-Based Learning
If you are interested please follow the link and fill out the interest form. At the end of the form you will be given a link to copy/paste and email to two of your teachers. Email Ms. Colbert at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is due no later than March 1st.
Red Cross Blood Drive-March 5th!
Virtual Enterprise is a Junior/Senior class that offers:
-students/entrepreneurs the ability to run a virtual business
-Departments include-marketing, sales & design, accounting, administration, and human resources
-Travel to Pigeon Forge and NYC for possible competetions!
-You also get your ECONOMICS credit!!!!
Please see Mrs. Kell if you are interested, spots fill up fast!
RHS Winter Gear!
There is winter gear available in SpearGear! These are currently on sale in the school store. The sizes available are Small- 3XL. Email email@example.com if you are interested in purchasing one of these limited items! Great idea for Christmas! See pricing below. Cash, check, or credit/debit card accepted.
White Quarter Zip: $35.00
Gray Fuzzy Snap Pullover: $60.00
Student Council News
Student Council meets every Monday night at 6:00 in the SLR. If you are interested in joining, you are welcome to attend a meeting. Masks and social distancing are required at meetings. If you would like more information, please see a Student Body officer or a teacher-sponsor (Mr. Raney, Mrs. Cerchiaro, Mrs. McDowell or Ms. Proctor).
Student Spotlight-Lexy Mejia
Alejandra (Lexy) Mejia is a bright and fun freshman at Riverdale High School. She is patient with others, and kind to the people around her. She listens and pays attention well in class, and always tries her best on everything she does. We are so proud to have her here at RHS!
Staff Spotlight-Hunter Intorcia
Your annual portrait proofs were emailed to the parent/guardian email address in Skyward. If they did not receive this, please email Smilestone at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will send you the appropriate code so you can view and order your pictures.
Yearbook needs YOUR pictures!
In an effort to include all Warriors in the 2021 yearbook, the yearbook staff is busy creating some special pages! We are looking for pictures of the following:
- Cool Activities in Your Classes
- At Home Students in Their Workstations
- Pictures of Your Unique Masks
- Activities/Games Played During Quarantine
Email your pictures to Mrs. Peck at email@example.com