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8th Grade Raiders

This page houses everything you need to know as an Eighth Grade Raider! We will use this page to post updates and reminders about anything and everything related to eighth grade at Riverdale and your future at Houston High School. 

8th Grade Graduation Gala Description:

The 8th Grade Graduation Dance is coming May 18! All 8th Grade Riverdale students are invited to attend. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. To submit pictures to play during the dance, click here. We hope to see you there! 

Want to volunteer? Click here


8th Grade Graduation Practice:

Graduation practice will take place on Monday, May 20 from 9:00am-11:00am. Please be on time for school! We will begin boarding buses at 8:45am. Students will travel to Grace Evan by bus from Riverdale. 


8th Grade Picnic Description:

This year's 8th Grade Farewell Picnic will be held May 20 at 11:00am, outside at the Riverdale Park back field! Parents are welcome to attend. There will be burgers, hot dogs and more for lunch. Games, photo booth and tons of fun!!! Parents are welcome to attend. To RSVP and  purchase tickets, click here!

Want to volunteer? Click here


8th Grade Graduation:

Graduation will be on May 21 at 6:30pm at Grace Evangelical Church, 9750 Wolf River Blvd, 38139. Graduates will need to arrive at Grace Evan by 6:00pm. No tickets needed, no limit to attendees! Attire for the ceremony includes modest dresses for the girls (school dress-code length) and dress shirts, ties, and slacks for the boys, with sport coats optional. Boys' shirts should be tucked in. No jeans, please. School dress code applies to all graduation attire. Caps and gowns will not be worn. Videography/photography will not be taken of the ceremony/students, so please make arrangements to capture your child's moment(s) accordingly. Please refrain from yelling or applauding as students' names are being called and certificates are presented. We look forward to celebrating out 8th grade Raiders! 

Preparing for HHS next year? Listed below is the updated course selection webpage for the 24-25 school year. We will miss you all as Raiders, but you are ready to become a Mustang! 
Yard signs for graduating 8th graders are now available! Click here to purchase one for a graduating Raider!