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Head Athletic Trainer Receives Honorable Mention in Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award Competition
3/19/2014
Lori Gill, Riverdale’s Head Athletic Trainer, has received an honorable mention in Training & Conditioning magazine’s Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award competition.
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Riverdale Country School Announces Class of 1957 Alumni Speaker Series with Former PA Governor Ed Rendell ’61
3/17/2014
Riverdale Country School is proud to announce its new Class of 1957 Alumni Speaker Series.
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Upper School Art Project Celebrates Spring Break
3/17/2014
PICA (Projects in Contemporary Art class) recently created a visual interpretation of Spring Break to put students in a good mood.
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Grade 3 Recorder Concert Features Folk Songs from Around the World
3/14/2014
The third grade classes transported the audience around the world during their recent recorder concert.
 

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Middle, Upper School Students Present Chinese Class Projects
3/14/2014
Students in the Grades 6 to 12 Chinese classes recently showed off a variety of projects they did for their "One Big Thing" project.
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2nd Annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball a Success
3/12/2014
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.
 

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Singer Caroline Jones Entertains at Middle School Assembly
3/12/2014
New York-based singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer Caroline Jones recently performed at a Middle School assembly.
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Outdoors Club Goes Rock Climbing Indoors
3/11/2014
Riverdale's Outdoors Club recently went indoor rock climbing at Manhattan Plaza Health Club.
 

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Pre-K & K Students Celebrate Planet Earth
3/11/2014
The Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes recently presented “What a Wonderful World,” a musical celebration of their favorite planet.
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Improv Group's Winter Show is Spot On
3/10/2014
Riverdale's Improv Group's recent performance, A Winter's Show, featured scenes, plays, and stories created on-the-spot with a mixture of long- and short-form games.
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Upper School Stages 'Once on this Island'
3/4/2014
Nearly 40 Upper School students pooled their efforts to put on this year's musical, Once on this Island.
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Boys Varsity Basketball Team Makes the NYSAIS Championship Finals
3/1/2014
The Boys Varsity Basketball team made an unlikely run to the New York State Association of Independent Schools Boys B-Division Championship game this year.
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Art Teacher Participates in Bronx Museum Exhibit
2/28/2014
Artwork by Middle and Upper School art teacher Nicky Enright will be shown in Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries, the latest exhibit presented by the Bronx Arts Alliance.
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Boys Varsity Basketball Beats Poly to Advance to Semifinals of NYSAIS Tourney
2/28/2014
The Boys Varsity Basketball team scored a big win against rival Poly Prep, setting up a seminfinal showdown against #3 seed Dalton on Friday, February 28.
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First Grade Show Takes Audience into ‘Mrs. Greller’s Garden’
2/28/2014
In their first Riverdale play, this year’s first graders explored the world of Mrs. Greller’s Garden, teaching the audience about all of the insects and animals that help and hurt the plants that grow.
 

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Upper School Students, Faculty Share the Stage for Talent Show
2/28/2014
At the recent Upper School Talent Show, sponsored by the Student-Faculty Council, several students and faculty entertained their peers.
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Fencing Team Finishes Season Strong; Two Students Awarded Medals for Individual Records
2/27/2014
With strong team finishes and a couple of individual medals, Riverdale’s fencing team rocked the recent championship fencing meet.
 

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Junior Soccer Player Named Top Goalkeeper in the Nation for Her Age
2/26/2014
Goalkeeper Penelope Edmonds '15, who has played for Australia’s U20 squad, "could be the best goalkeeper in the class [of 2015]," according to TopDrawerSoccer.com.
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Middle School Students Play Games with their Art
2/26/2014
Inspired by board games, the "Fine Line 9," a group of seventh-grade art students, recently installed a five-wall mural in the home of the Middle School, Frank S. Hackett Hall.
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Outdoors Club Hikes the Palisades
2/26/2014
Several students and faculty recently braved the snow to hike in Palisades Park, along the Hudson River.
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Riverdale-Backed Character Lab Launches Film as Part of Worldwide ‘Character Day’
2/26/2014
The nonprofit Character Lab is launching a short film that explores character education on March 20, a worldwide 'character day'.
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Three Students Recognized at Model UN Conference in Boston
2/25/2014
At the recent BosMUN 2014 conference, three Riverdale students (from the nearly 1400 delegates who attended) were singled out for their work.
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Student Art Project Sports Olympic, Political Theme
2/24/2014
The latest Projects in Contemporary Art installation, "From Russia, with Pride," celebrates the Sochi Olympics and all of its participants, regardless of sexual orientation. 
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Guambo Finishes Season Strong; Individuals Win Races & Set School Records
2/14/2014
Several Riverdale swimmers brought home medals at the recent 2014 Ivy League Swim Championships at Lehman College.
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Gender Education Pioneer Jackson Katz Speaks at Assembly, Parent Evening
2/12/2014
Jackson Katz, Ph.D., acclaimed pioneer in the fields of gender education and critical media literacy, recently addressed an Upper School assembly as well as parents.
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MS Robotics Team Wins Champion’s Award at Bronx First Lego League Qualifier
2/12/2014
Eight Middle School students beat out 25 other teams for the coveted Champion’s Award trophy.

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Student Team Places Third in NYC Coding Event
2/11/2014
Two student teams represented Riverdale at a recent all-day coding event in NYC.
 

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Latest Class Art Project Looks at Consumerism
2/7/2014
Projects in Contemporary Art (PICA) explores consumerism with "You(r)Ad(here)".
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RCS Celebrates Lunar New Year
2/6/2014
Lunar New Year celebrations included a Lower School assembly featuring Taiko Japanese drumming and an all-school gathering complete with food, dancing, and crafts.
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Senior Athletes to Play Division I Sports at Two Ivy League Schools
2/6/2014
Two Riverdale Country School athletes will be playing sports for Ivy League teams this fall: Jordan Brail '14 will play squash for Cornell, while Julia Sesler '14 will row for Yale.

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Sophomore Wins Annual Shakespeare Competition
2/6/2014
Nick Giancaterino '16 is the winner of this year's school-wide Shakespeare contest; he will represent RCS at the city-wide contest next week.
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Lower & Middle Schools Collect More than 200 Coats for NY Cares
2/4/2014
Riverdale's Lower and Middle Schools recently collected more than 200 coats to deliver to those in need this winter through NY Cares, a partner organization of ours.
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Six Seniors Named to Field Hockey National Academic Squad
2/4/2014
Six students have been selected to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School National Academic Squad, and one has been recognized as a Scholar of Distinction.
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Six Students Win 2013-14 May Sarton Writing Awards
2/4/2014
Students in Grades 6-12 were awarded prizes for their poetry and prose.
 

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Carly Mensch ’01 Addresses Middle School, Acting and Film Classes
1/31/2014
As the inaugural speaker in the Class of 1957 Alumni Speaker Series, Carly Mensch ‘01 recently spoke to the Middle School during grade meeting and met informally with Upper School students in acting and film classes.
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Grade 7 Students Enjoy Day of Hip Hop Workshops
1/30/2014
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.


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Riverdale to Utilize Hit Count® Program to Monitor, Minimize Brain Trauma for Student Athletes
1/29/2014
Riverdale’s Director of Athletics, John Pizzi, and the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), a partner in Riverdale’s effort to prevent concussions and brain damage in contact sports for its student athletes, recently launched the Hit Count® certification program at a press conference at the 2014 Super Bowl Media Center.
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2nd Annual Mark Sutton-Smith '73 Assembly Concert Features Eric Silberger & Kwan Yi
1/28/2014
Violinist Eric Silberger and pianist Kwan Yi were the featured guests at this year’s Mark Sutton-Smith '73 Assembly Concert at the Upper School.
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Art Teacher Exhibits New Painting in National Juried Show in Chelsea
1/23/2014
Lower School art teacher Deborah Sherman will be exhibiting a new painting in the Prince Street Gallery 6th National Juried Show in Chelsea this month.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Activity Group Participates in Protect Your Girls Holiday Event
1/17/2014
Riverdale’s Breast Cancer Awareness activity group recently supported and attended the Protect Your Girls Holiday event to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
 

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Historian Linda Gordon to Deliver Annual Reginald E. Zelnik Memorial Lecture
1/15/2014
"Visual Democracy: The Photography of Dorothea Lange" will be the topic of discussion at this year's Reginald E. Zelnik Memorial Lecture.
 

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Theater Arts Night Spotlights Upper School Theater, Dance Classes
1/12/2014
Nearly 50 Upper School students displayed their acting and dance talents at the annual Theater Arts Night.
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Art & Literary Magazine Named a 2014 Crown Finalist in Awards Competition
1/10/2014
The 2013 edition of Impressions, Riverdale's art and literary magazine, has been named a Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Medalist and chosen as a 2014 Crown Finalist.
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Students Called to Action Via 'At the Table with Dr. King'
1/9/2014
"At the Table with Dr. King," a multimedia experience that uses Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life as a model for social responsibility, recently sent a powerful message to students in Grades 4-8.
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Kindergarten Teacher's Article Published in Green Teacher Magazine
1/8/2014
Kindergarten teacher Jyoti Gopal has written an article for Green Teacher, a magazine that offers perspectives on the role of education in creating a sustainable future.
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RCS First School in U.S. to Install Floor Tiles that Convert Footsteps into Electrical Energy
1/6/2014
Riverdale Country School is the first high school (or college) in the United States to install Pavegen’s tiles that convert footsteps into electrical energy.
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Grade 5 Concert Features Winter Theme
12/19/2013
The Grade 5 Band, Chorus, and Strings Concert set the tone for Winter Break with a medley of winter themed songs.
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Snow-Postponed Middle & Upper School Winter Concert Gets an UNfrosty Reception
12/19/2013
When the Jazz Ensemble FINALLY performed (after two weather-related postponements) and the Wind Symphony and 6th Grade Maroon and Grey Bands were able to take the stage (one day after they were originally scheduled to perform), they all turned in excellent performances for the appreciative audience.
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Eighth Grader Wins Middle School Geography Bee
12/18/2013
Alex Pisolesi '18 emerged victorious in the 5th Annual Middle School Geography Bee.
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School-Wide Literary Initiative Kicks Off Winter Break
12/17/2013
#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.
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Swim Team Beats Fieldston, Sets Two Records in Rival's Pool
12/17/2013
Riverdale's boys and girls swim teams recently beat Fieldston in their pool, sealing the victory with five Riverdale seniors setting two Fieldston pool records.
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Orchestra & Middle School String Ensemble Concert Showcases Student Musicians
12/16/2013
The Riverdale Orchestra and Middle School String Ensemble recently performed several selections at their annual winter concert.
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Seniors Named to All-NYC Soccer Teams, Orlando Osorio Named Coach of the Year
12/16/2013
Forwards Jordan Brail ’14 and Madeline Hopper ’14 have been named to their respective 2013 All-New York City Soccer Teams, Second Team.
 

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Middle School Students Enjoy Visit to Daycare Center
12/13/2013
More than two dozen 7th and 8th graders enjoyed a recent visit with the children of the Mosholu Montefiore Daycare Center.
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19 Students Present at 15th Annual Science Symposium
12/12/2013
Students recently discussed their summer research projects in the fields of biomedicine, molecular biology, ecology, and evolution.
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Jazz Ensemble to Play at Jazz Standard Jazz Club in January
12/11/2013
The Riverdale Jazz Ensemble has been invited for a special performance at the Jazz Standard jazz club in January.

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Technology Department Offers Hour of Code Tutorials during Computer Science Education Week
12/11/2013
To prove that programming, robotics, and game design aren’t as hard as one may think, the technology department is offering Hour of Code tutorial sessions for Middle and Upper School students this week.
 

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Winter Choral Festival Lights Up the Stage
12/11/2013
Students in Grades 8 to 12 recently warmed the hearts’ of audience members at two performances of “A Winter Choral Festival.”
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Students Attend Microloan Foundation Gala
12/5/2013
Nine members of Zawadi by Youth, a student-run microfinance organization that also is a 501c3 (nonprofit) organization, will be attending a Microloan Foundation event at Fenway Park in Boston.
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Riverdale Alumnus to Lead Free Online Course on Teaching Character
12/4/2013
David Levin ’88, Co-Founder of KIPP, will be leading a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) on teaching character this February.
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Students Take the Plunge to Help Raise Money for Special Olympics New York
12/4/2013
Members of the Riverdale Intellectual and Developmental Disorders club are willing to jump into the freezing cold water in order to raise money.
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Two Dozen Students Participate in Princeton Model U.N. Conference
12/4/2013
Twenty-four Upper School students will join committees and discussions at the four-day Princeton Model United Nations Conference.
 

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Six Students Attend Student Diversity Leadership Conference in Washington, DC
12/3/2013
Several juniors and seniors are traveling to Washington, DC, to attend the joint Student Diversity Leadership Conference/People of Color Conference for four days.
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P.E. Students Participate in Acro Yoga Class
11/25/2013
A number of Upper School P.E. students recently enjoyed an Acro Yoga class.
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All-Ivy League Honors Awarded to 26 Fall Student-Athletes
11/22/2013
A total of 26 student-athletes have been selected for various All-Ivy League honors for their respective fall sports.
 

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Speaker Inspires Middle School Students, Parents to Consider Ways to Stop Bullying
11/21/2013
Dr. Michael “Mykee” Fowlin, an actor, psychologist, and poet, recently performed at a Middle School assembly, as well as at a parent evening for parents of children in Grades 5 to 9.
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Faculty Beat Seniors in Annual Soccer Game
11/20/2013
This year's Riverdale Super Clasico (annual seniors vs. faculty soccer match) was indeed a classic!
 

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Fifth Graders Enjoy Interdisciplinary Field Trip to Philadelphia
11/20/2013
The fifth grade students and their teachers recently went on an exciting one-day interdisciplinary field trip to Philadelphia, PA. 

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Art Teacher Part of ‘MAPnificent' Show
11/19/2013
Middle and Upper School art teacher Nicky Enright is part of an upcoming exhibition at the Bronx River Art Center Gallery.

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Middle and Upper Schools Come Together for Best Buddies Assembly
11/19/2013
Anthony Kennedy Shriver, the Founder and Chairman of Best Buddies International, recently addressed the Middle and Upper Schools at an assembly.
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Upper School Goes “Into the Wild” at 2013 One World Day
11/19/2013
One World Day (OWD) is an Upper School tradition whereby students and teachers forego classes for one day to focus on activities and events organized around a common theme.
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Dance, English Teachers Collaborate on Dance/Writing Lab
11/8/2013
Upper School English teacher Sarah Banks and dance teacher Stephanie Simpson recently collaborated on a movement class, team teaching Sarah’s writing seminar in the dance studio.
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Lower School Celebrates Diwali at Dance Assembly
11/8/2013
Bani Ray, a classical Indian dancer/storyteller, recently performed at a Lower School assembly.
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Pernille Ironside Named 2013 Jolli Humanitarian
11/8/2013
UNICEF child protection agent Pernille Ironside has been awarded the fourth annual Jolli Humanitarian Award.
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Student Activity Group Hosts Leaders from Pencils of Promise Organization
11/8/2013
The founder of Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit organization that builds schools in Laos, Ghana, Nicaragua, and Guatemala, recently visited Riverdale.
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Students Utilize RCS Makerspace to Turn Ideas Into Working Projects
11/8/2013
The RCS maker program, based in the RCS Makerspace in the Linda M. Lindenbaum Center for the Arts, combines design, engineering, art, and technology to allow students to turn ideas into working projects.
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Upper School to Stage "Rites: A Children’s Tragedy"
11/8/2013
The Upper School will present the American Premiere of the new adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening: A Children’s Tragedy, November 13-16, 2013.
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Ninth Grade Bake Sale Features Fair Trade Ingredients
11/7/2013
While most schools are familiar with the concept of running bake sales to benefit a favorite cause, two of Riverdale’s ninth-grade classes took the idea one step further by making sure all of the baked goods contained at least one fair trade ingredient.
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Riverdale Soccer Coaches at the Helm of Mayor’s Cup All-Star Games
11/7/2013
Orlando Osorio and Andrew Fitzgerald, Riverdale’s Girls Varsity Soccer and Boys Varsity Soccer coaches, respectively, have been chosen to lead the independent schools’ teams in this year’s Mayor’s Cup All-Star Games.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Team Loses a Heartbreaker in NYSAIS Championship
11/6/2013
On Sunday, November 3, the Girls Varsity Soccer team played in the New York State Association of Independent School (NYSAIS) Championship.
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Latest Student Art Exhibition Goes ‘Between the Lines’
11/5/2013
Students in the PICA (Projects in Contemporary Art) class have installed a new exhibition, Between the Lines, in the lobby of the John R. Johnson Student Center on the Hill Campus.
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Art Teacher Imagines NYC 25 Years in the Future
11/4/2013
As part of the Curate NYC festival, 25 artists—including Middle and Upper School art teacher Nicky Enright—have been identified by a panel of judges from New York City's leading cultural institutions as futurists.
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Outdoors Club Goes Rock Climbing in the Gunks
10/31/2013
The RCS Outdoor Club recently went rock climbing in the Gunks with Alpine Endeavors. 
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Students, Faculty from All Three Divisions Team Up to Beautify Local Community Garden
10/30/2013
Students and faculty from both campuses recently joined together to clean up the Endor Community Garden, located just across the street from the Hill Campus.
 

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Art Teacher ‘Sneaks’ Into Blogosphere with Sculptures
10/28/2013
Middle and Upper School art teacher Jason Ruff has been the talk of the blogging world with his series of sculptures made from used cigarette cartons to look like Air Jordan sneakers.
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Innovation Expert Inspires Ninth Graders at Design Workshop
10/23/2013
John Kao '68, a Harvard Business School professor, innovation and creativity expert, and Riverdale trustee, recently came to the school for an all-day workshop with 128 ninth graders.
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Design Thinking for Educators Featured in Italian Magazine
10/22/2013
The April issue of Ottagono, an Italian design/architecture magazine, featured an article about IDEO and Design Thinking for Educators (in both Italian and English).
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Middle School Play: See It If You Dare!
10/22/2013
The Middle School play, A-Haunting We Will Go!, is perfect for this time of year.
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Senior Named Regional Finalist in Siemens Competition
10/22/2013
Saranya Vijayakumar '14 has been named a regional finalist in the 2013 Siemens Competition for Math, Science & Technology.
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Students, Faculty Collaborate on Production of The Frogs
10/22/2013
Several faculty members and students have come together to stage Aristophanes' The Frogs, an English version adapted from various translations by Riverdale's own Bill Pahlka.
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Junior Fencer Retains First Place in Cadet Women’s Foil Rankings
10/16/2013
Junior Iman Blow recently won her third women’s foil national title of the year, retaining her hold on the top position in the cadet women’s foil rankings.
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Boys Varsity Cross Country Places Third in Mayor’s Cup
10/11/2013
Thanks to strong races from several teammates, the Boys Varsity Cross Country team placed third overall in the recent 10th Annual NYC Mayor’s Cup competition at Van Cortlandt Park.
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Middle School Answers the Question, ‘How Will You Use Your Voice?’ at Community Day
10/11/2013
This year’s Middle School Community Day focused on determining how to use one’s voice for the greater good.
 

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Ninth Graders Up for the Marshmallow Challenge
10/10/2013
At one of the recent meetings of RCS d.e.s.i.g.n. with the entire ninth grade, the students were divided into teams for the Marshmallow Challenge, a fun and instructive design exercise that encourages teams to experience simple but profound lessons in collaboration, innovation, and creativity.
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Math Club Delivers Supplies to Partner School PS/MS 279
10/7/2013
A group of Middle School and Upper School Math Club students recently delivered Common Core math supplies to our partner school, PS/MS 279 in the Bronx.
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Senior Spends Part of Summer Vacation Volunteering in Peru
10/7/2013
This summer Noa Weinstein, a senior, spent part of her summer vacation in Peru with VISIONS Service Adventures, an international service learning program.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Team Raises $4K for Cancer Fund
10/5/2013
Riverdale’s Girls Varsity Soccer team hosted a pre-season tournament to benefit the Abramson Cancer Fund.
 

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Outdoors Club Hikes Harriman State Park
10/3/2013
Eight members of the Outdoors Club, along with two faculty chaperones, recently went hiking in Harriman State Park.
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Sophomore Named U.S. Squash Scholar Athlete
10/2/2013
Natasha Lowitt '16 has been recognized as a 2012-13 U.S. Squash Scholar Athlete by the U.S. Squash Association.
 

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David Levin '88 Named a 2013 McGraw Prize in Education Winner
9/25/2013
David Levin '88, one of the founders of The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Foundation, has been named a 2013 McGraw Prize in Education winner.
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Riverdale Collaborator Named MacArthur Fellow
9/25/2013
Angela Duckworth, Riverdale's longtime colleague on character skills work, has won a MacArthur Fellowship for 2013.
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Art Teacher Participates in "The People's Laundromat Theater"
9/24/2013
Middle & Upper School art teacher Nicky Enright spent a lot of time at the laundromat this summer; he was one of 32 artists who looped their independent video work on television monitors at the Clean Rite Center Laundromat on Lenox Ave. & 129th St. as part of The People's Laundromat Theater project.
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Lower School Teacher's Painting Featured in Magazine
9/20/2013
One of Lower School art teacher Deborah Sherman's paintings is featured in the September issue of Poets/Artists magazine (page 30).
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MS/US Teacher's Off-Broadway Musical Moves to New Theater
9/20/2013
Direct from its sold-out run at Second Stage Uptown, Middle and Upper School drama/film teacher Kellen Blair's off-Broadway musical comedy, Murder for Two, will be moving to New World Stages for an October 23 to December 8 run.

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Director of Plant & Sustainability to Speak at GreenHomeNYC Forum on Green Schools
9/18/2013
Riverdale’s Director of Plant & Sustainability, David Patnaude, will be one of the featured speakers at
GreenHomeNYC’s September Forum on Green Schools.

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Co-Teaching Comes to All Lower School Grades
9/10/2013
For many years, children in the lower elementary grades—Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1, and more recently, Grade 2—have benefited from having two teachers in the room. Now, the co-teaching model has expanded at the Lower School to include all classes in all grades.
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First PICA Project of the Year Focuses on 'Higher Education'
9/10/2013
The new PICA (Projects in Contemporary Art class) students have created a large sculpture called Higher Education.



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First Student-Run Course Explores How Current Issues May Evolve Over the Coming Years
9/10/2013
Senior Zach Halem is coordinating Riverdale's first student-run course, "Today and Tomorrow," in which outside experts explore how a variety of current issues may evolve in the next 20 years.
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Lower School Teachers Write Chapter for S.T.E.M. Monograph
9/10/2013
Lower School teachers Jyoti Gopal and Ella Pastor have written a chapter in an upcoming S.T.E.M. Monograph compiled by Dr. Robert Yager, a University of Iowa Professor of Science Education.
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Riverdale Partners with Concussion Organization to Improve Player Health
9/10/2013
Riverdale is happy to announce a partnership with the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) for the 2013-2014 academic year that includes ongoing work and consulting between SLI and Riverdale. The goal is to help better understand brain trauma in sports, and to develop a customized strategy to improve player health and wellness.
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Senior Named a 'Rising Scientist' by Child Mind Institute
9/10/2013
Senior Jill Shah has been selected as one of ten 2013 Child Mind Institute Rising Scientists.
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Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Club Receives International Honor
8/7/2013
Riverdale was awarded the "Best Buddies Overall Outstanding Promoter Chapter" at the 24th Annual Best Buddies International Leadership Conference in July.
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Art Teacher Chosen to Present at 2013 NAIS People of Color Conference
8/6/2013
Middle and Upper School art teacher Nicky Enright will lead a workshop at this year’s People of Color Conference (PoCC) in December.
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