Beginning 2017-18 school year, Middle School students require a new Physical and other forms every year.
All students must be compliant with MT State immunizations prior to the start of any Fall Sport in addition to the required forms below!
- Activities Code of Conduct
- Activity Participation Agreement
- Activity Participation Fees
- Medical Release Card
- Media Release Form
- Pre-Participation Exam Form
- Student Athlete & Guardian Concussion Statement
Staff Sponsor: Mrs. Leder
A club focuses on the visual arts. Projects may include drawing, painting, printmaking, and more...
Benefactor: Arts Without Boundaries. For 6th, 7th, & 8th grade students. Meets during 1st and 2nd semesters for six weeks at a time. Followed by a reception at a local gallery. Proceeds go to the young aspiring artists.
Staff sponsor: Mrs. Parish
A club focused on service to others. Projects may include: Boo at the Zoo, helping at the Food Bank, sandwich making for the Montana Rescue Mission. The club is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.
For 7th and 8th grade students. Students are required to attend meetings and keep documentation of service hours.
Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month during 7th grade homeroom.
Staff sponsor: Gail Grossman
Opportunity to gather to learn how to play chess, learn new strategies and compete against club members.
Open to all grade levels
Meets Wednesdays during 7th grade lunch and Thursdays 3:10 - 4:10
Cougar Pride Yearbook
Staff sponsor: Darci Davis
Cougar pride yearbook is a publication created by students, for students.
For 8th grade students, limited to 15.
Although staff members begin taking pictures early in the year, the creation of the book and majority of meetings occur on select Saturdays, January through March.
Staff sponsors: Susan Daly and Debbie Whitney
Students will audition and learn parts to put on play for staff, student body, and families.
For 7th and 8th grader students.
Meetings to be determined in 4th quarter
8th Grade Swing Choir
Staff sponsor: Mrs. Spangle
An auditioned ensemble that meets weekly to prepare extra music for the Swing Choir Gala event in April.
For 7th and 8th grade chorus students who successfully prepare and pass their audition.
Meets Thursday mornings at 7:00 am – 7:50 am and an occasional Wednesday morning practice.
Literature Club (Book Club)
Staff sponsor: Roberta Fuller
Often referred to as book club, this club is for students who enjoy reading books and discussing them with others.
For all students. There are three separate groups that read age and interest appropriate books selected with student input. Students are required to read and attend meetings to discuss the books we read. Our meetings are held during advisory on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Our meetings are 25 – 30 minutes long and we always have some sort of treat during the meetings.
Staff sponsors: Julie Smith and Craig Thompson
This group works on advancing math skills and learning new ways to solve problems. The group attends competitions around the city and state
Membership consists of seventh and eighth grade advanced math placement students who have a love of math and problem solving!
Meet during home room with additional practice time before or after school as competitions get closer.
Staff sponsor: Mrs. Parish
A club focusing on the education and prevention of tobacco use. Run with support of RiverStone Health.
For 7th and 8th grade students.
Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month during lunch and homeroom.
“Riverside Moves” Running Club
Staff sponsor: Marcene McDonnell
This is an opportunity for students to get into shape and/or stay in shape for personal health or other activities.
For all grade levels. Must attend ¾ of our practices, follow guidelines on participation form, and put forth effort each day.
Tuesdays – Thursdays, 3:45 – 4:30. The club will be meeting each week until track season starts.
Staff sponsor: Debbie Whitney
School-wide spelling bee with twice per week practices.
Open to top spellers in English/Reading classes and anyone else who expresses an interest.
Meeting schedule to be determined.
Staff sponsor: Ms. Hoover
This is a group for the more advanced students who need to play more challenging music.
Open to 7th and 8th grade students, mainly 8th grade
Meets Mondays after school.
Staff Sponsor: Lisa Saur and Shannon Wippert
Student council organizes, plans, and funds activities at Riverside. We meet 3:15 -4:15 every other Tuesday, unless it is deemed necessary to meet more. Anyone is welcome to join and encouraged to participate. We do not elect officers.
Staff sponsors: Jody Albarez and Mel Mikkola
Participants are selected to represent Riverside at the State Technology Student Associations Exposition in April. Competitions include: Rocketry, racecars, bridge building, computer design, problem solving, and much more.
For 8th grade students who have passing grades, participate daily and have no write-ups.
Meets every Tuesday during homeroom with regular work sessions before and after school.