Educators from more than 120 schools were honored recently as the Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators hosted its 11th-annual Teacher of the Year Gala. Our very own, Michael Van Pelt was honored as Riverside’s Teacher of the Year. “The Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators is honored and proud to recognize exemplary teachers who… [Continue Reading]

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Last week, Riverside’s National Honor Society inducted twenty-two new members and honored its senior members. The ceremony also honored the career of Mr. Rick Johnson – Science Teacher, Coach and Athletic Director. Congratulations to all that were honored! Inductees: Ashlynn Adams, Paloma Aguilera, Jeremiah Arroyo, Devin Burton, Aleeya Conway, Simone Dickens, Kaytriauna Farr, Gurtej Grewal,… [Continue Reading]


Recently, Mr. Paul Zettel was honored with a 2015 Fellowship from the Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Fellowship recipients are chosen for their superior ability to inspire a love of learning in their students, their ability to motivate others, and their leadership and service within and outside the classroom. The recipients were selected by a statewide committee composed of… [Continue Reading]


Sixteen students from the Garvey-Baran-Salo Hoffmann-Anzivino team participated in a five session art program with Sylvia Peine of VSA Wisconsin (The State Organization on Arts and Disability).  Their work will be displayed with other schools that have participated in the program at Alverno’s Art and Cultures Gallery Lobby in Alexia Hall from April 27th to May 6th. It… [Continue Reading]

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Recently, Senior Nyairah Abdullah has signed her letter of commitment to run track for Mankato State in Minnesota. Nyairah will be receiving both a partial academic and athletic scholarship. Here she can be seen with her coaches and parents. Congratulations Nyairah!


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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