The Official Newspaper of Riverbend High School

AROUND THE BEND

French Language Week

Hayleigh Pickett, News Editor

November 28, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend

National French language week was the first week of November. This is a national celebration of francophone countries, which are French speaking countries, around the world. Many places around the world do activities during...

DECA Week

Chloe Becker, Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend

DECA is a marketing club at Riverbend and all throughout the country that hosts annual competitions to help prepare students for potential jobs in business/marketing. As the annual DECA district competition approaches, the club...

New Staff at Bend

Megan Becker, Op-d Editor

November 27, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend

Mr. Champney- English and Journalism Teacher 1. Hometown: Lindenhurst, NY 2. College: University at Albany 3. Major: English with a minor in Journalism 4. Fun fact: Plays beach volleyball and likes to paddle board 5. Came...

Candy Grams

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend

Have you ever wanted to buy candy for a good cause? The Riverbend Red Cross Club recently sold Candy Grams on October 23 through the 27th. The proceeds will be sent to the American Red Cross and they will go towards the victims...

Spectrum

William Miekle, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend, Entertainment

Perhaps one of the best things about where and when we live today includes our freedom of speech, and the courage many people have to speak about issues of our world in order to help make them better. One of Riverbend’s clubs...

The Fight For Gun Control (OP-ED)

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend, Opinion

On October 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire upon a crowd during a concert in Las Vegas of 22,000 people. 59 people were killed and 515 were injured, making this the deadliest mass shooting America has faced. Whenever a tragedy like...

FALLing Into The Season

Hayleigh Pickett, News Editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend, Entertainment

As the fall season approached, there were plenty of changes and a variety of things to do. The weather gets cooler and people dress according to the temperature. There are a variety of activities to do in the fall, as well...

Ping-Pong Anyone?

Ping-Pong Anyone?

October 19, 2017

Peer Mentoring Program

Peer Mentoring Program

October 19, 2017

SPEAK Up

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend, News

Riverbend High School has implemented a new program this year called SPEAK. SPEAK stands for speed, projection, eye contact, articulation, and kinetics. This program will help students work on their speaking skills. Students...

Back to School Tips

Hayleigh Pickett, News editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend, Entertainment

Lorelei Cruz, Junior “Don’t procrastinate your work; you’ll regret it. Start on your assignments early.” Shannon Marrs, Junior “Please join a club. You will get free food and can participate in fun activities.” Brody...