RHS Clubs and Organizations
3-D Animation Club: Ms. Stacy
Academic Team (VHSL): Mr. Conlee
American Sign Language Club: Ms. Smith
Anime Club: Mr. Arcure
Art, Literature, and Philosophy Appreciation Club: Mr. Bellamy
Artists' Club: Ms. Treakle, Mr. Blum
Astronomy Club: Ms. T. Jones Amateur astronomers discussing and learning about this Universe and other parallel worlds.
Beacon Club: Ms. K. Letellier
A mental health awareness and advocacy group.
Bearserkers: Ms. Schultze, Mr. Arcure
Chess Club: Mr. Hofer
Choirs and Barbershop/Beautyshop Quartets: Ms. Green
Civics Club: Ms. McCloskey
Creative Writing League: Ms. J. Keith We help with storytelling, plot, characters, and world building with games and videos.
Cyberbend Club: Ms. Riggleman Cyberbend is a club open to all students who enjoy solving puzzles, using logic to work through challenging tasks and learning new skills using the computer.
Dance Team: Ms. Treakle
DECA (Marketing): Mr. Gardner, Ms. Collison, Ms. Pacheco DECA is a club for Marketing and Economic & Personal Finance students that bulds Marketing skills, communication skills, leadership skills and helps students build networks with other students and business professionals.
Diversity Club: Ms. Haley
Drama Club: Ms. Cresswell
Empowering Young Women: Ms. Minor
Environmental Science Club: Ms. Way, Ms. Greenlaw, Ms. J. Young The Environmental Club raises awareness and interest in the environment around us through activities, research, guest speakers.
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) (Class): Ms. Hogan, Ms. Riggleman, Ms. O'Leary
FBLA is a co-curricular student organization that is open to all business students.
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes): Mr. Demarco
FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) (Class): Ms. A. Miller FCCLA promotes personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Members develop skills for life through community service, character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
FFA (Class): Mr. B. Johnson, Ms. Venable-Shelton
Film Club: Mr. Price
Financing Club: Mary Fehrens
Fishing Club: Mr. Balog
French Club: Ms. Marshall, (website) Le Cercle Français/French Club is open to all students currently taking, have taken French at Riverbend OR are interested in celebrating French language and culture of the Francophone world.
French Honor Society: Ms. Marshall (website) La Société Honoraire de Français/French Honor Society (membership by invitation) is an organization to help promote the French language at Riverbend and in the community through service.
Friendship Club: Ms. Fehrens Friendship club is an inclusive club for students of the general population to get the opportunity to learn about the students in the special education department.
Freshman Class: Ms. Deskevich
German Club and National German Honor Society: Ms. Krannitz
Girls Who Code: J. Keith, N. McIntosh Girls Who Code Clubs are meant for girls to join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and use Computer Science to change the world.
Guitar Club: Dr. J. Young
Hack Club: Mr. Arnold, Ms. J. Keith
HASSLE (Hispanics Assisting Spanish Speakers Learn English): Ms. Hefner
IAAM (Inspiring African American Males): Mr. Goode, Mr. Jackson, Mr. Morin
International Club: Ms. Marshall, Mr. Dement, Ms. Hefner International Club is open to all Riverbend students to promote an appreciation of the culture, history and arts of our global world.
International Thespian Society (Honor Society): Ms. Cresswell
James Farmer Scholars: Ms. F. Johnson
Jesus Club: Mr. Morin To unite the local body of Christ with a plan of action to influence the school with the gospel.
Junior Class: Ms. Navarro-Lopez, Mr. Lacy
Key Club (Service): Ms. Gordon, Ms. Schultze
Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, and Certamen: Mr. M. Keith (website) The Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, Certamen, and Ursus allow Latin students to participate in a wide variety of activities and competitions related to the study of Latin, Greek, and the classics.
Limelight, the Literary and Art Magazine: Ms. J. Keith Limelight provides a voice and outlet to promote student art and literature.
Make-a-Wish Club: Ms. Williams
Marching Band, Indoor Drumline, and Winter Color Guard: Mr. Wadsworth
ME Project/Peer Counselors: Ms. Eby and Ms. Minor
Model United Nations: Ms. Sollohub
Money Club: Ms. Collison
National Business Honor Society: Ms. Riggleman The purposes of the National Business Honor Society are to promote and recognize academic achievement, leadership and character in business education at the secondary level.
National Computer Science Honor Society (Zeta Omicron): Mr. Arnold, Ms. J. Keith, Ms. McIntosh, Ms. Riggleman
National English Honor Society: Ms. Slovak The National English Honor Society seeks to encourage literacy and a love of language through service.
National Honor Society: Dr. J. Young. Ms. Maliszewski (website)
National Math Honor Society (Mu Alpha Theta):Mr. Conlee, Ms. Cantwell
National Science Honor Society: Ms. Griffin, Ms. S. Bywaters The purpose of this organization shall be to encourage participation in and recognition of scientific and intellectual thought, advance the students’ knowledge of classical and modern science, to communicate with the scientific community, and to aid the civic community with its comprehension of science, and to encourage students to participate in community service and, in turn, encourage a dedication to the pursuit of scientific knowledge that benefits all mankind.
National Social Studies Honor Society (Rho Kappa): Ms. Sollohub, Ms. Eby
Newspaper (Around the Bend) (Class, Publication): Mr. Champney website
Newspaper Club: Mr. Champney
Orchestra, Riverbend Rhapsody: Ms. Rolf Rhapsody is an after-school chamber group that plays for recruitment tours and events in and outside of school.
Photography Club: Mr. Champney
Red Cross: Ms. Dotson
Renaissance/Medieval Club: Mr. Turner Experience the Renaissance and Medieval Times through interactive activities.
Riverbend Rappahannock River Club: Ms. Lohr A club dedicated to preserving the local watersheds.
RHS Crew (Theater): Ms. Cresswell It is set up to teach technical skills needed in the theater.
SCA (Student Council Association): Ms. Esposito, Ms. Sollohub
Science Club: Mr. Simpkins The Science Club is for any student interested in exploring in-depth topics in Science - Earth Science, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry or Physics.
Senior Class: Ms. Rogucki, Ms. Wonsik, Mr. Sylvester, Ms. Collison
Sophomore Class: Ms. Bergeron, Mr. Simpkins
Spanish Club: Mr. Lacy
Spanish Honor Society: Ms. Navarro-Lopez
Spectrum: Ms. Haley, Mr. Sylvester, Ms. Parrish LGBTQ Alliance to support diversity and acceptance at RHS.
Tech Discussions Club (CTDC): Mr. Arnold
Tech Discussion Club: Mr. Hofer
Tri-M Music Honor Society: Mr. Wadsworth
TSA (Technology Student Association): Mr. Hofer
Video Game Club: Ms. O'Leary
Vipers Step Club: Mrs. Minor
WRHS (Library Activity): Ms. Wonsik
Yearbook (Riverbend Rapids) (Class, Publication): Mr. Champney
Yoga Bears: Ms. Greenlaw, Ms. Martin Yoga Bears promotes yoga as a way to increase the health and wellness of students and staff.
Young Life Campaigners: Mr. Cannavo, Ms. Pacheco