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Riverside student selected for prestigious academic study MAY 19

A Riverside student is among 18 from South Carolina selected to participate in the 2019-2020 class of Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) at The Riley Institute at Furman University.

Riverside High School's Nayha Hussain has been selected to participate in the class of Emerging Public Leaders. EPL has accepted rising high school seniors from across South Carolina for its 17th class, bringing the total number of students who have participated in the program to 260.

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Vincent Cicino excels at National Academic Quizbowl Tournament JUN 6

Quiz Bowl team members, left to right: Mark Tolchinsky, Erden Ucok (Co-Captain), Vincent Cicino (Captain), Nayha Hussain, Allison Watts, and Kyle Obuszewski.

Vincent Cicino, Captain of the Riverside High School Academic Team, was the top-ranked student from South Carolina at the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament. 

Vincent came in 33 out of 1,664 competitors from across the United States, placing in the top 2 percent nationally. 

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100 deadliest days for teen drivers MAY 30

More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. 

As school lets out for summer, AAA  Carolinas stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year.

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Greater Greer Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students MAY 25

May 24, 2018 

 In its second round of funding, the Greater Greer Education Foundation, in partnership with the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, awarded $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students in a ceremony Thursday at Greer City Hall.

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Students welcome family to Habitat build from Spirit Week funds MAY 24

Kanya Johnson holds the key to her Habitat home that was made possible by Riverside students raising more than $100,000 during Spirit Week.

Kanya Johnson got a special welcome as she moved into her new home on Fairview Avenue Wednesday as Riverside High School students cheered her.

Riverside students raised more than $100,000 during Spirit Week last fall to help fund the construction of Johnson’s new home. Students have also volunteered to help build the house.

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Dog Pageant has big turnout MAY 12

A large turnout was recorded at the Riverside High School Dog Pageant.

The Riverside High School cheerleaders held its annual dog show fundraiser Saturday at the school.

Riverside’s dog reporter did not submit results by deadline

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Riverside track senior wins Singleton Scholarship, passes it on MAY 11

Harper Harris


Riverside Track & Field and Cross Country senior Harper Harris has been awarded the Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Scholarship by the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. 

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Services will be held Saturday to remember Bella APR 10

Bella Muntean

Isabella "Bella" Grace Muntean, 15, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on April 6, 2018.

A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 

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Riverside teen who was battling cancer has passed away APR 7

Bella Muntean, a freshman at Riverside High School, has passed away after her battle with cancer.

Bella Muntean, a freshman at Riverside High School, has passed away after her battle with cancer.

 Covenant United Methodist Church posted the news on Facebook. Details about her service will be given at a later date.

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Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team takes charge at state competitions MAR 29

The Riverside High School Speech and Debate teams


The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team won both the overall 2018 South Carolina State Championship and the AAAAA State Title at the S.C. Forensic Coaches’ Association Tournament at Greenville High School March 2-3. 

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Kang wins 1st place in Youth Art Month show MAR 29

Cheeun Kang


Riverside High student, Cheeun Kang, won 1st place at the South Carolina Art Education Association Youth Art Month show in the High School division of the Western Region.  Cheeun’s work was a batik entitled “Moment.”

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GPD: 2 students charged, lied about school shooting threat to get out of school MAR 15

A social media post that referenced an alleged possible school shooting at Riverside High School resulted in two students charged after they lied about it to get out of school, the Greer Police Department reported Thursday.

The investigation into the threat found that two students at Riverside Middle School had fabricated the story.

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Riverside students studying animal comparisons in labs FEB 18

The 6th grade science classes at Riverside Middle School have had some interesting lessons lately.

Students have been working on animal comparison labs, comparing Endotherms and Ectotherms, Vertebrates and Invertebrates, and warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals. 

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Riverside graduate having early success at The Citadel FEB 8

Haven “Will” Garrett  pictured with The Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa at a reception held at his home Jan. 27, 2018 which recognized all Gold Star recipients.


Will Garrett, a Riverside high school graduate, Class of 2017, is now a freshman at The Citadel and having early classroom success there also.

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20 Riverside Middle School musicians included in honor orchestras JAN 25

Learning about prisms

Twenty Riverside Middle School musicians are included in honor orchestras

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Riverside's Smith resigns, says it's 'time to step away' JAN 19

Phil Smith resigned as head football coach at Riverside High School.

Phil Smith has resigned as Riverside High School head football coach effective immediately. He coached the Warriors for five years compiling a 10-44 record including a 1-9 record, 0-5 in Region II, last year.

Smith met with Principal Andy Crowley last Wednesday to discuss the coaching job. “We talked about my future and what my goals were,” Smith said.

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Riverside Middle has had some interesting visitors recently JAN 5

Chad Crews presented a literacy program to 7th grade students featuring "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.  He also presented ghost stories featuring M.R. James, who is considered to be father of the modern ghost story, which features lots of magic and mystery. 

Students in 7th grade science had a visit from PlastiVan, a national program educating students on current research and innovations and research in plastics.  Students learned about the presence of different types of plastics in their lives and conducted an experiment where they learned more about the properties of plastics. 

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RHS speech and debate team booster club's annual Radio Play set for Dec. 12 DEC 5

The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Booster Club’s annual Radio Play will be held  Dec.12 at 6:30 p.m. The event is one its major fund raising efforts for the year. All the money to attend tournaments is raised by  team members and the booster club.  

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Greer, Eastside, Blue Ridge, Byrnes begin playoffs tonight NOV 3

The high school football playoffs begin tonight with all games at 7:30.

Greer appears to be one of the most balanced teams head coach Will Young has fielded in the playoffs. The Yellow Jackets will enjoy home field advantage through the playoffs.

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Riverside students get a hands-on view of emergency medical units OCT 14

The Med Trans and Air Med Regional helicopter drew a lot of attention from Riverside High School students.

Students of the Health Sciences programs at Riverside High School got an up close look at emergency medical response units.

The Med Trans and Air Med Regional helicopter and Vital Care units from the Greenville Health System, and the City of Greer Fire Department provided a fire truck to tour and firefighters helped students don turn-out gear.

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