Upper School Videos
Active agents in learning and in life
Upper School Head Dr. Kelley Nicholson-Flynn on the importance of agency in school and in life.
The 9th Grade Experience
In 9th grade, Riverdale students begin learning with purpose.
The freedom of open space
Upper School Head Dr. Kelley Nicholson-Flynn discusses the educational benefits of learning on a spacious campus.
Rigor by doing
Upper School Head Dr. Kelley Nicholson-Flynn discusses ways in which Riverdale students apply their learning in the classroom and beyond.
Physics For The Thrill Of It
The assignment: design and build a roller coaster with three thrills (drop, turn, loop, or jump). It's a challenge.
Magic In The Air
It takes grit to achieve grace.
There's An App For That
Students build an app to streamline lunch duty.
The New Orleans Experience
Upper Schoolers organize activities for their peers on the annual service-learning trip to New Orleans.
Finding Her Voice
Elena Golub '16 talks about how singing and acting helped her develop self-confidence.
Passion And Practice
Cellist Ethan Cobb '17 finds meaning and purpose in the cello.
A Senior Project Connects Art, Poetry and Butterflies
Cate Pasquarelli '16 creates a multi-media art exhibit inspired by the poetry of William Wordsworth.