Riverside Secondary School (British Columbia)
|Riverside Secondary School|
|2215 Reeve Street
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3C 6K8, Canada
|School district||School District 43 Coquitlam|
|Principal||Mr. Anthony Ciolfitto|
|School type||Public Secondary|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Colours||Forest green, teal blue, white, black|
Riverside lies on the south side of Port Coquitlam, the location of which was formerly grassland. Established in 1996, the school colours are forest green, teal blue, white, and black. Its mascot is called the Rapids, and its logo was designed in 1996. The school has five portables as of 2002 to the present date.
Riverside Secondary school offers AP programs in Physics B, Chemistry, and Psychology. Qualified Calculus 12 students may also write the AP Calculus AB in May. In addition to Advanced Placement, Riverside offers honours version courses in English 10–12, Mathematics 9–12, and a Science 9/10 accelerated course. There is also a science co-op class offered to grade 11 and 12.
Riverside's newspaper, The Eddy, has won multiple awards to date for its excellence. Its Student Council is elected by the students, with four representatives in Grades 9–11 and five representatives in Grade 12, and is sponsored by social studies teacher Mr. Ben Lepore.
In addition, Riverside Secondary offers a variety of clubs, sports teams, and volunteering opportunities to their students, which participate in many provincial and community events. Riverside Secondary School also offers superb theatrical performances every year which have garnered awards both regionally and provincially for over the past decade.
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