Riverside High School students are keeping an eye on blue birds and studying their habitat.
Science teacher Sandra Taylor’s Environmental Studies class have built and installed five blue bird houses around the school campus.
Five female students have been suspended from Riverside High School after one girl was hit in the head with a bottle during a bloody brawl on Monday. All the students have been charged, according to Greer Police.
Charged with third-degree assault and battery are Alisha Sarrose Freeman, 17, and Breann Lillian Gaylord, 19, both of Greer. Charged with public disorderly conduct are Natajah Seless Cruell and A’Maya Frenecia Davis, of Greer, and N’Kerah Yanaja Martin, of Taylors, all 17, according to arrest warrants for the students.
Sixth-grade student Amelia Cowart won first place in the district PTSA Reflections photography contest. In eighthgrade, Audrey Ballew won third place in the state competition for Literature, Chase Harvey won first place in the Music category and Rebekah MacGregor won second place in the Music category.
Seventh graders dissect chicken wings
The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team won its sixth consecutive state championship at R. B. Stall High School on March 3-4. Riverside claimed both the AAAAA state title and the overall sweepstakes award.
Senior Devin Remley won three state championships: in Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, and Expository Speaking.
Jiaying Tong and Tyler Gillespie, representing the Riverside High School Band program in the SCBDA All-State Honor Band, earned all-state honors.
Competing with hundreds of high school instrumentalists from across the Upstate, they earned all-state callback auditions and the opportunity to compete with top-rated musicians from across South Carolina.
Thomas Williams of Blue Ridge High School and Victor Rutledge of Riverside High School attended a formal dinner at The United States Military Academy at West Point.
They are in their plebe year at West Point in the same company.
Two Riverside High School students are winners in the South Carolina PTA State Reflections Content.
Jieying Tong received an Award of Excellence and an Award of Merit in Music Composition.
Riverside’s boys run came to an end Tuesday night in the third round of the state high school Class AAAAA basketball playoffs.
Dorman ended Riverside’s season and the Warriors’ unexpected success in the state playoffs.
Riverside Middle School eighth-grade students toured the Bonds Career Center to learn more about the different programs offered and to make plans for high school.
Rising sixth-grade students toured Riverside Middle to learn more about what to expect in middle school.
Riverside had four soccer players to sign with colleges Wednesday.
Shane Berson signed with the University of Central Florida, Kendall Claxton with Winthrop University, Emma Harms with Newberry College and Isabelle Russell with Presbyterian College during a ceremony held in gymnasium with family, coaches, friends and classmates.
Cate Ambrose of Riverside High School has been named the 2016-17 Gatorade South Carolina Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Ambrose is the first runner from Riverside honored with the award.
The award recognizes only outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the race course, distinguish Ambrose as South Carolina’s best high school girls cross country runner.
Noah Hannon of Greer High School was a finalist in the 2016 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.
Hannon was an All-State selection, finalist for Mr. Football and also was a national competitor for the school’s Virtual Enterprise team that traveled to New York.
Antoine Kahaleh and Abagail Smith were named Riverside High School’s Wendy’s Heisman Award winners.
Smith participated in cross-country and track and Kahaleh in football. Smith advanced to become a state finalist.?
The Riverside Speech and debate Team won its 9th consecutive 1st Place Team Sweepstakes Award at the 2017 PanoRAMa Speech Tournament at Hillcrest High School on Jan. 14.
Several Riverside students also won individual event championships:
CLEMSON — A team of Clemson University researchers and an Upstate businessman believe they can help make football a little safer by creating a facemask that can help reduce the severity of head injuries by increasing overall helmet protection.
The researchers are Gregory Batt, an assistant professor in the Clemson food, nutrition and packaging sciences department; John DesJardins, an associate professor of bioengineering and director of the Laboratory of Orthopaedic Design and Engineering; and Alex Bina, a doctoral student in bioengineering who also is a graduate research assistant in food, nutrition and packaging sciences. They are teaming up with Jay Elmore, owner of Green Gridiron to determine how future designs of facemasks can help improve the overall safety of football helmets.
Alex Love’s documentary series concludes this year with separate videos featuring the Riverside boys and girls state champion cross country teams.
Cate Ambrose, the girls state champion, and teammates Ashley Fallow and Abigail describe the path to their dominant finish.
Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd spoke to 7th-grade students about the importance of working hard in school and always doing their best. He talked about his time on the football field and the life lessons the sport taught him.
Sixth-graders learn about Egyptian art from Bob Jones University's Museum on the Move
By TODD DAVIS
TAYLORS – The Riverside Warriors closed their season Friday night with a win against the Generals at Wade Hampton High School, 35-28.