The mission of Riverdale High School is to engender proactive learners and transform them into independent thinkers, who, armed with compassion and 21st century skills dismantle the status quo.

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The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given at Riverdale High on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 7:30 until 10:30  Students in 10th, 11th and 12th grades (16 years of age or older) are eligible to test. This is a career exploration and planning test to help students explore the world of work. This […]


RHS Representatives Attend Greater New Orleans Youth Peace Congress Conference

Riverdale High sent four students to represent at the Greater New Orleans Youth Peace Congress Conference at McDonogh High 35. Students from every public and private school in the New Orleans area attended to voice opinions on crime growth and its effects on the youth of New Orleans. From the left: Tyson Kauffman, Aarshvi Patel, […]

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Riverdale French Students See La Traviata at the Mahalia Jackson Theater

Forty-five French Club members, French students and IB students traveled to the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts to view the New Orleans Opera production of La Traviata on Wednesday night, October 7, 2015.  The opera was acted and sung in Italian with English supertitles. This was Riverdale’s fifth time to attend the opera. […]


Former Rebel Coach and Player Honored

For more than 3 decades and close to 700 victories the same coach led the Riverdale volleyball program.  Tuesday night, her former school honored that coach. Janan Courtney was an all-state volleyball player while she was a student at Riverdale, but made her most dramatic mark as the head coach from 1980 -2011.  “This is […]