• >>Applications for the Fredericksburg Regional Governor's School Summer Program will be available beginning March 2. If you are a rising 10th, 11th, or 12th grader interested in chemistry or forensic science, or a rising junior or senior interested in an on-the-job-site mentorship, one of these tuition-free summer programs may be just right for you. See Mrs. Mann for applications and further details. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 20.
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  • >>A College Forum, featuring representatives from the University of Mary Washington, the University of Virginia, the College of William & Mary, and the University of Richmond, will be held at Dodd Auditorium at the University of Mary Washington on Thursday, March 5th, 7:00-8:30 PM. This event, sponsored by the Commonwealth Governor's School PTO, is open to all students and their parents.
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  • >>Sports Practice Schedules for Tuesday, March 3:
    • Boys Tennis: Main Gym, 2:30-4:00
    • Track: Main Gym, 2:30-4:00
    • Girls Soccer: Fredericksburg Field House, 3:00-5:00. Transportation is provided.
    • Girls Tennis: Fredericksburg Country Club, 3:00-5:00. Transportation is provided.
    • Girls Lacrosse: Main Gym, 4:00-5:30
    • Softball: Main Gym and Auxiliary Gym, 4:00-5:30
    • Boys Lacrosse: Main Gym, 5:30-7:00
    • Baseball: Main Gym and Auxiliary Gym, 5:30-7:00
    • Boys Soccer: Main Gym, 7:00-8:30
    >>Sports Practice Schedules for Wednesday, March 4:
    • Girls Soccer: Main Gym, 2:30-4:00
    • Boys Lacrosse: Main Gym, 2:30-4:00
    • Baseball: Auxiliary Gym, 2:30-4:00
    • Girls Tennis: Main Gym, 4:00-5:30
    • Boys Tennis: Main Gym, 4:00-5:30
    • Girls Lacrosse: Main Gym, 4:00-5:30
    • Softball: Auxiliary Gym, 4:00-5:30
    All practices must end at 5:30 because the gym is needed for meetings with parents. 
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  • >>Students interested in signing up for Advanced Placement classes in the 2015-2016 school year are encouraged to sign up for informational sessions during Bear Block during the week of March 2. Please see the attached schedule.
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  • >>Spring Sports Meetings and Athletic Fee Collections will be held on Wednesday, March 4. Parents' meetings will be held 6:00-7:00 PM as listed below and fees will be collected in the Commons 7:00-8:00 PM.
    • Baseball: Room 10
    • Softball: Room 11
    • Boys Tennis: Room 12
    • Girls Tennis: Room 13
    • Track: Gymnasium
    • Boys and Girls Lacrosse: Auditorium
    • Girls Soccer: Lecture Hall
    • Boys Soccer: Library
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  • >>Attention, Rising 9th & 10th Grade Girls!
    "We Do Math" Summer Camp at Clemson University, June 7-12, 2015
    In our one-week "We Do Math! Camp!", students will review and utilize algebraic and geometric concepts while working on critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will engage in hands-on activities led by Clemson University faculty and graduate students.
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School Newsletter

The annual RHS Newsletter for the 2014-2015 school year is now available for viewing. Click here to view.

RHS Webstore

RHS Webstore  
The RHS Webstore is available to pay class dues, sports fees, and other bills associated with school. Please note: There is a 5.5% fee for using this site.

    Change to the Instructional Calendar
    Due to potential significant inclement weather forecasted for Wednesday evening and Thursday, March 6, 2015, will now be a full day of school with regular dismissal times for elementary and middle schools. 
    The SAT that was canceled on February 21, 2015 has been rescheduled for March 7, 2015.  Registered students will receive information directly from College Board regarding test details.
    Due to the recent inclement weather and school closings, the date for interims has changed  from February 26, 2015 to March 5, 2015.
    The make-up day for February 26, 2015 will be April 3, 2015.  April 3 is now the last day of the third grading period.
    You will need to have a photo ID to pick up the activation key.  Parents/guardians who are unable to stop by their child's school, please contact your child's school for assistance. More...
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Welcome to RHS, Home of the Bears!

Drawing of RHS
Office Hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday-Friday

Above and Beyond Bears

Mrs. C
Diane Czajkowski has been named the 2015 Riverbend High School Superstar! Ms. "C" has worked as a study hall teacher for several years and started as our our eLab teacher from the beginning of that program. She does an excellent job of establishing strong working relationships with her students, and as a result, she is a great motivator. Ms. "C" is also tasked with many other clerical tasks to assist with office staff and administration on top of her study hall, sunshine, and elab responsibilities.

Jordan Lasker is teaching English in Japan. Take a look at this article in The Free Lance-Star.

Zabanal wins SEED Grant  
Congratulations to Mr. John Rine Zabanal, RHS Orchestra Teacher, for being awarded one of the Spotsylvania Education Foundation's SEED Grants for his continued education. 

Christopher Keith is the Optimist Student of the Month for February. 

DECA Gold Level Recognition

Congratulations to Mrs. Collison, Robert Hanberry, Nicole Reeves, and Kyle Traber for being awarded Gold Level Recognition for our School-based enterprise "The Cave," RHS's school store. They will be traveling to the DECA State Competition this weekend and to the DECA National Competition in Orlando, Florida, in April to compete in the School-based Enterprise Competition. Best of Luck, Bears!

Our Mission

To prepare all students to excel in a diverse, dynamic and global society.