• >>The Riverbend vs. Forest Park Varsity Football game has been postponed. The make-up game will be played on Monday, October 5 at Potomac High School. Kickoff is set for 7:00 PM. The address for Potomac HS is 3401 Panther Pride Drive, Dumfries, VA 22026.

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    There will be a Senior Class Meeting during Bear Block on Tuesday, October 6 to provide information for ordering caps, gowns, and other graduation items. Orders will be taken during all three lunch shifts on Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9.

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    In order to process the application for a parking permit, the student must submit the following documents:
    • a valid driver's license
    • a copy of the registration of the vehicle that will be driven to school daily
    • a completed application with the student's and parent's/guardian's signatures
    Parking permits will cost $80.00 for the 2015-2016 school year, $40.00 if submitted at anytime during the 3rd marking period, and $20.00 if submitted at anytime during the last marking period.
    Note: Permits may not be purchased or issued to any student who owes a debt at school. All debts must be cleared before this application will be accepted.
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    • Freshmen: $5.00 - Please see Ms. McCloskey
    • Sophomores: $5.00 - Please see Ms. Bergeron
    • Juniors: $15.00 - Please see Ms. Navarro
    • Seniors: $40.00 (includes graduation cap and gown) - Please see Mr. Sabourin for more information.
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2015-2016 Newsletter

Please download and read the Riverbend High School Newsletter (updated on 8/28) for important announcements and information for the 2015-2016 school year.

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.
    All after school and evening student activities for Friday, October 2, 2015, have been canceled.  Weather conditions will be monitored throughout the weekend.  Please check or your school website for updates.  At this time, all Saturday, October 3 activities (unless already previously rescheduled) will proceed as scheduled.  This includes the SAT to be held at Massaponax High.

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Welcome to RHS, Home of the Bears!

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

Riverbend Picture Day

Picture Day

Underclass Picture Day –Monday, September 14 & Tuesday, September 15

Student photos are just around the corner! A photo order form will be distributed to your child soon. That order form, along with payment, should be given to the professional photographers on picture day. Families will also be able to pre-order portrait packages online at This link will remain active for 72 hours after picture day for late orders.
Questions? Please contact Victor O'Neill Studios at (703) 532-0013 or by email at

Alexis Coles Wins Silver

Alexis Coles Wins Silver
FCCLA member Alexis Coles, a rising senior at Riverbend High School, was awarded a silver medal for her excellent work at the 2015 FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. Alexis presented and explained to a panel of judges her project “Teach and Train” in which she prepared and taught an original lesson to kindergarten students, shadowed a kindergarten teacher, and evaluated the experience
At the conference, whose theme was “Together We Are Healthy,” FCCLA students from across the country attended workshops, break-out sessions, competed in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events, met new people, and expanded their leadership potential.
Her advisor at RHS is Miriam Sodergren.

College Night 2015

 cap and diploma
College Night will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, at the Spotsylvania Towne Center. Over 100 colleges and armed forces recruiters will be present to answer your questions and hand out information. Everyone is invited to attend! See or call your school counselor for more information.

Our Mission

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