The Riverside family says goodbye to Mr. Rick Johnson who is retiring after more than 30 years of teaching in MPS at Riverside. He is also retiring as our Athletic Director after 19 years of leading our sports teams. We thank Mr. Johnson from the bottom of our hearts for his dedication to our tigers.… [Continue Reading]


Save the date! On Saturday, August 15th at 9:00 am, the Alumni committee is inviting you to an all school picnic! Current students and their families should join the alumni, family and friends of Riverside at Lake Park Area 5 (enter off of Lake Drive and Newberry). Hamburgers and hotdogs, soda and water will be provided by the… [Continue Reading]


Well – not quite 100 years but our new sign has been in the planning for several years. Many thanks to Jan & Jim Gibson and the entire Riverside Foundation for their continued support of our school. With the collaboration of the Foundation, the alumni and school administration team, we were able to secure the… [Continue Reading]

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The new year brings Riverside to a historical milestone. 2015 brings us to 100 years of residency at 1615 E. Locust Street. Construction of the main building was completed in time for school to start in the fall of 1915. This past fall we welcomed our 100th senior class. Anniversary celebrations are being planned, new… [Continue Reading]

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Why Riverside University High School – an MPS school! Check out our new video! Community: RUHS strives to maintain an environment where everyone feels cared for and cares for others, and where students do their best, try their hardest and give their all Academics:  Academic excellence is the focus of what we do at RUHS. … [Continue Reading]


Riverside University High School is committed to being a diverse, multicultural, urban high school with a primary focus on the preparation of students for success in post-secondary educational settings. The shared efforts of students, parents, and staff will result in life-long learners and productive citizens in the global community.

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