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Posted Thursday, May 4, 2017 
Three Riverdale students will perform in an interview-theater production created by a Riverdale faculty member as part of the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 
Two Riverdale students earn National Medals in the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards contest.
Posted Friday, Dec 9, 2016 
A Riverdale seventh grader has a key role in "The Nutcracker."
Posted Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 
The Life Cube Project brings the Riverdale community together.
Posted Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 
Cate Pasquarelli '16 creates an elaborate art installation in response to William Wordsworth's poetry for her senior independent project.
Posted Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 
Inspired by Korean landscape painting, Lauren Park '16 incorporates symbols from her childhood into a multi-media painting, displaying experimentation and self-reflection.
Posted Monday, Mar 7, 2016 
Co-created by faculty member Emily Schorr Lesnick '07, "How We G.L.O.W." is based on interviews with lgbtq+ teenagers about sexuality and gender.
Posted Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 
Riverdale students win New York City Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015 
Canadian singer/songwriter Alessia Cara stays true to herself as super stardom beckons.
Posted Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 
Will Berman '15 designs a chair that reflects his personal aesthetic.
Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 
Madison Kahn '15 creates a series of photographs for Instagram that show faces painted to reflect little-known aspects of her subjects.
Posted Thursday, May 7, 2015 
A sophomore cellist is a first place winner in a Bronx Arts Ensemble competition.
Posted Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 
This year's Middle School musical will be a hit, if the reaction of the Lower School audience to the preview is any indication.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 
For the first time, Riverdale is accepting students from other schools for its summer Project Knowmad program.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 
Arts group recognizes Upper School students.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 
An RCS Video Story: Students build their own musical instruments and form "Ross & Roll," a one-of-a-kind band.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 
A Los Angeles-based dance company explores social issues.
Posted Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 
More than 50 students from the acting, musical theater, dance, and technical theater classes shined at this year's Theater Arts Night (TAN).
Posted Monday, Dec 22, 2014 
Riverdale hosts the Hale School jazz band from Perth, Australia.
Posted Friday, Dec 5, 2014 
Riverdale students participate in workshop production of "Scrooge in Love" at Northwestern University.
Posted Friday, Dec 5, 2014 
The Middle and Upper School winter choral concerts featured a variety of musical styles, highlighting the strengths of each ensemble.
Posted Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 
Ms. Eastman's eighth-grade acting class enjoyed sharing "The Jungle Book" with Lower School students.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 
Riverdale's Middle School will offer more than 20 workshops during Project Week, giving students a wide range of creative, collaborative, and experiential opportunities.
Posted Monday, Nov 17, 2014 
A new book about New York City's transit art includes a work by Riverdale visual arts teacher, Nicky Enright.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 
Nicky Enright, a Riverdale art teacher, attracts the attention of The Wall Street Journal with a performance piece about money.
Posted Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 
In sculpture class, Riverdale students learn the art of boat building.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 
Amirah Sackett, a hip-hop choreographer and dancer, led a dance class and then spoke at a Middle School Assembly about her Muslim beliefs as part of the Project X assembly series.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 
Riverdale's contemporary art class is featured in the fall issue of Independent School Magazine.


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