Sending a BIG congratulations to our own Gary Wetzel for being recognized as the ICSS (Indiana Council for the Social Studies) Distinguished Teacher for 2021! This is a HUGE honor and we are so proud of Mr. Wetzel and thankful for the amazing work he does day in and day out for our scholars! He truly embodies our core values in everything he does.
Riverside High School made the front page of the Indy Star on Monday, November 12, 2018.
Times are changing rapidly. By the time we refresh our browsers, there will no doubt be updates and new mandates regarding COVID-19. At Herron and Riverside High Schools, we understand that these rapid changes, and the sudden school closures, have brought on some fear and anxiety. This is one reason we acted quickly and organized e-learning for our students. We know that our students will benefit from structure and continued learning throughout this uncertain time.
Indianapolis Classical Schools President Janet McNeal and School Board Treasurer Adrian Miller appeared on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick to discuss the replication of Herron High School and the financial partnerships developed to renovate the historic Heslar Naval Armory into the new Riverside High School.
Ms. Laura Speicher gave her composition students an assignment to write an "Open Letter" to a recipient of their choice about their experience with this public health crisis.
The four-year Latin sequence at Herron High School serves as an intensive course in logic and logical processes, thereby creating a graduate who is much stronger in critical thinking and the ability for tackling more complex questions posed in a college classroom.