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|Head of School Publishes Article on Character in Schools|
Head of School Dominic A.A. Randolph argues that schools should create tools to assess intellectual, character, and social skills in an article published by the Center for Children and Family at the Brookings Institute.
|Alumni Lead Career Panels for Junior and Seniors|
Nine members of the Class of 1989, celebrating their 25th reunion, led career panels for juniors and seniors, reflecting on how their Riverdale educations led them to their chosen professions.
|Riverdale Trustee Publishes Memoir|
Riverdale Country School Trustee Charles M. Blow has published a memoir about his childhood in the Deep South entitled Fire Shut Up in My Bones.
|Lower School Opening Assembly Celebrates Community|
Community is one of the three main principles that guide everything we do at Riverdale Country School (the other two being Mind and Character), and the Lower School’s recent opening assembly took that theme to heart.
|Riverdale Prepares to Launch New Website|
A new school website is in the works that will provide dynamic news content, photo galleries, videography, and comprehensive school information for prospective parents and students and Riverdale families.
|Summer Program Uses NYC as Its Classroom|
RCS students in the Project Knowmad summer program take advantage of New York City every day, turning the streets of the Big Apple into their classrooms.
|The Lower School's Got Talent|
The 2014 Lower School Talent Show consisted of more than 80 students showcasing a variety of performance skills.
|FEST Showcases Original Student Work|
Riverdale’s annual student play festival, also known as the Festival for Excellent Student Theater (FEST for short), recently showcased the writing, acting, directing, and producing skills of several Upper School students.
|Student Organizes House to Home Service Learning Event|
From the outside, Riverdale Country School junior Samantha Gordon looks like your everyday teen girl. But on the inside she has a heart of gold—and some would say that she has the heart of a modern day Robin Hood.
|Five Senior Athletes Honored with Awards|
In addition to handing out varsity letters and team MVP awards at the Spring Varsity Sports Awards Night recently, five special awards were handed out to deserving senior athletes as well.
|Grade 6 Launches iPad Pilot Program|
In a continuing effort to explore effective ways to use technology to enhance teaching and student learning, the Grade 6 students are participating in an iPad pilot program during the last six weeks of school.
|Art & Literary Magazine Receives Gold Crown Award|
The 2013 edition of Impressions, Riverdale's art and literary magazine, has won the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Gold Crown award, the highest award bestowed by the organization.
|2nd Annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball a Success|
The junior class and the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Club, led by Walter Johnsen ’14, recently hosted students and teachers from all over the metro NYC area for an afternoon of dancing, crafts, food, and fun.
|RCS Celebrates Lunar New Year|
Lunar New Year celebrations included a Lower School assembly featuring Taiko Japanese drumming and an all-school gathering complete with food, dancing, and crafts.
|Grade 7 Students Enjoy Day of Hip Hop Workshops|
After spending the day learning the four elements of hip hop, Grade 7 students performed for a group of faculty judges to determine which of the four Riverdale crews reigned supreme.
|School-Wide Literary Initiative Kicks Off Winter Break|
#READ is a brand-new school-wide literary initiative designed to reach across all three divisions and connect the campuses, students, faculty, and parents through our common love for books and the celebration of community-building.