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Riverdale offers a K-8 Program
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Student artwork is displayed throughout the school
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Riverdale is a great place to be
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Riverdale was named a Reward School by the TN Dept of Education
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Riverdale offers an award winning visual arts program in a state-of-the-art art studio
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Raider Theater would like to thank the following sponsors for this year's production "Frozen Jr." April 2nd - 4th. More +
2020 GMSD 5K Color Run LOGO with splashes of color and three horses running through them

Save the Date GMSD Color Run 2020



Join us for a day full of fun and entertainment at the corner of Wolf River Blvd. and Kimbrough! There will be Moon Bounces, Rock Climbing Walls, Music Entertainment, Food Trucks, and Vendors at the Stampede!

Fun Begins at 12:00 pm

Timed 5K Race at 2:00 pm

1-Mile Color Run / Fun Run at 3:15 pm

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HHS Rising Course Selection Information Night meme

Rising Freshman Course Selection Information Night

Current GMSD 8th grade Students: Rising Freshman Parent Meeting with Presentation on Course Selection Process is Thursday, March 5th at 6:30 pm in HHS Auditorium
Emaline and Mrs. Cooley win the spelling bee

Riverdale student along with senior citizen take the top honor in Memphis Intergenerational Spelling Bee

Germantown, Tennessee--November 15, 2019--Scrumptiously—it’s a word that may come to mind this time of year as we think about how our favorite holiday meals are prepared. It’s also the word that Emaline Hagan, a third-grader at Riverdale Elementary, spelled correctly to clench the Memphis district championship at the Tennessee Healthcare Association Spelling Bee held Wednesday, November 13th, at the Memphis Jewish Home. More +
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GMSD rolls out the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program with staff training this week

Germantown, Tennessee--November 4, 2019--Tomorrow staff across the district will spend the day in training for the rollout of The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP).  Olweus, pronounced ohl-vay-us, is the most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today. More +
Grandparents and students pose against a "groovy" background

Groovy Grandparents invade Riverdale for breakfast as the first event in a series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school

Germantown, Tennessee--September 9, 2019--Riverdale students and their grandparents started their day off great with some warm Chick-Fil-A biscuits last Friday morning. The kids and their grandparents had the opportunity to take some throw-back groovy pictures at the 1969-themed selfie station. More +
Portrait of Reese Kougher

Reese Kougher named Higher Education Student of the Year by Tennessee Arts Education Association

Germantown, Tennessee--September 6, 2019--Each year, the Tennessee Art Education Association recognizes outstanding art educators from across the state, in a variety of categories.  These amazing teachers exemplify the qualities and standards of what it means to be a great art educator, going above-and-beyond for their students.  One of GMSD’s newest staff members has taken the top honors for college students in art education. More +
Close up of a hand painting ceramics.

Art at Riverdale is getting a technical boost from the Germantown Education Foundation

Germantown, Tennessee—August 20, 2019—Melissa Cychowski has been teaching many mediums of art for twenty-five years and has spent her last six years practicing her passion at Riverdale School.  She recently entered the Germantown Education Foundation’s summer grant contest in high hopes of receiving a 3-D ceramic printer for the Riverdale STEAM program.  More +
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Riverdale’s mission is to develop student learners who reach their greatest potential while embracing diversity and fully participating in the collaborative network of home, school, and community.

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School Address:
1745 Miller Farms Road
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone 901.756.2300
Fax 901.752.7939
School Hours:
Early Arrivals to cafeteria no earlier than 8:00am
Dismissed to classes at 8:15am 
From Germantown Rd and Poplar Ave
Travel west on Poplar Avenue approximately 2 blocks. Turn right on Miller Farms.
The school is about 3 blocks down on the left.
From Germantown Rd and Neshoba
Travel west on Neshoba. Turn left on Miller Farms.
The school is on the right about 100 feet from stop sign. 

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RES Frozen Jr. Play

Thu Apr 2 2020
to Sat Apr 4 2020

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