Riverhill Named Blue Ribbon School for the Seventh Consecutive Year

PRESS RELEASE Alabama Independent School Association July 2019 AISA BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS RECOGNIZED The Alabama Independent School Association is pleased to announce that Riverhill School has attained the AISA BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL designation for the 2018-2019 school year. An AISA BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL exemplifies excellence in teaching, student performance, school life, and school and community interaction. A BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL …

The REAL Riverhill School

How is it possible to be extremely excited and poignantly sad at the same time? While these are definitely conflicting emotions, they are the emotions being felt by numerous members of the Riverhill Family at this particular time in the life of this special place we call Riverhill School! Riverhill has been located in these great old buildings in the …

25 Reasons the Riverhill Staff Loves Their Students

It’s no secret that the Riverhill Staff loves their students so much! We asked them to name 25 reasons why, and here is what they said: They are willing to explore new ideas. They are unique. They have sweet spirits. They enjoy laughing. They make us feel loved – every day. They are super creative. They make us smile. They …

25 Reasons We Love Riverhill

Riverhill School is often called “The Way School Should Be”. There are so many reasons why the Riverhill Family embodies a community of people who love learning and love each other, but here are 25 reasons why we love it: Students who are excited and ready to learn Dedicated, loving, caring, supportive staff One Family (Students, Parents, Staff) Community Service …

Late Elementary School – A Foundation for Life

Riverhill School has a proud tradition of excellence in Late Elementary education. From an accelerated curriculum to a safe school environment to a nurturing staff, Riverhill excels in all areas for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students. Students are challenged to set high goals and to work work hard to achieve those goals while still retaining their individuality and their creativity. Our fourth, fifth, …

High Marks from AdvancED

Riverhill School is accredited through AdvancED, an umbrella organization that includes SACS, AISA, and numerous other accrediting agencies. AdvancED covers over 32,000 public and independent institutions in over 70 countries and involves 20 million students. Schools are required to go through a re-accreditation process every five years. This process includes a visit from an External Review Team that spends several days on campus interviewing stakeholders …

Let’s Talk: Communication at Riverhill

Communication is one of the most critically important aspects of any relationship. A breakdown in communication can cause any number of crises from minor to more severe. The parent/teacher relationship is unique in that it requires a great deal of two-way communication to effectively educate each child. The Riverhill staff adopted the word “communicate” as a buzzword for the year; …

Welcome to the Riverhill Blog!

Before becoming Riverhill’s Principal, I taught Kindergarten at this special school for fourteen years. As concerned as I was about “leaving” the classroom, I have been pleasantly surprised to find I simply have a larger classroom with 140 students instead of 24! Each day at Riverhill is filled with excitement about learning, excitement about friends and family, and excitement about …