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April 19, 2016 by Ben Gutierrez (Register to contact)

After 30+ years I was able to find two high school friends via google and this website. We've texted, chatted and a card or exchanged. I'm still in search of 3 more, but we'll see. There is Blanca Ramirez, Carmen Rosado and Priscilla Diaz. those were their maiden names. Any help would be great.

1983 Alumni

August 21, 2013 by Evelyne Dovali (Register to contact)

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We are looking for class officers or Stuco representatives from the class of 1983. We would like to honor you on your 30 yr. reunion and would like you to be part of the Riverside High School Homecoming. If you would like more information you can email me at ***** Go RANGERS!


June 21, 2010 by Eva Elaine Hernandez Valadez (Register to contact)

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Riverside Class of 1980 30 Year Reunion

August 13 thru 15 2010
Aug 13 Ice Breaker at The Ale House
Aug 14 Dinner & Dance at The Centennial Club Ft Bliss $40.00 Per Person, Pay before July 16, 2010 $50.00 at the door
Aug 15 Family Picnic at Margie's (potluck)
Call (915) 859-XXXX or email blkwdovalee yahoo com for mor information or to RSVP

Hurry don't miss the fun and spread the word.

Riverside High School News From Around The Web

Riverside High School names new head football coach  KFOX El Paso

Officials with the Ysleta Independent School District have named a new head football coach for Riverside High School. Gary Recoder was named the new coach ...

Riverside volleyball coach Merle Heimer retires, among great El Paso coaches at school  El Paso Times

Riverside High School volleyball coach Merle Heimer announced he is retiring after 27 years. He was among a slate of El Paso greats at the school.

Riverside HS teacher selected for NASA's LiftOff Summer Institute  El Paso Herald-Post

Riverside High School science and engineering teacher Sergio Estrada is the only educator from El Paso to be selected for the prestigious LiftOff Summer ...

Bel Air, Riverside to hire new football coaches for 2019  KTSM News Channel 9

KTSM 9 Sports has confirmed Bel Air High School and Riverside High School will be hiring new head football coaches for 2019. That according to a source in ...

El Paso high school basketball coach Jim Forbes to have Riverside gym named after him  El Paso Times

Riverside is naming its gym after Jim Forbes, who coached at the school for 20 years, on Monday.

Program to inspire and guide future educators returns to Riverside High School  KVIA El Paso

Riverside High School is bringing back a program for students who want to pursue a career in education.

Brothers face off as head baseball coaches in Riverside vs. Ysleta game

Two brothers who are head baseball coaches for Riverside High School and Ysleta High School will be competing against each other in games Friday and ...

2019 El Paso area graduation schedule  KFOX El Paso

Below is the graduation schedule for school district's in the El Paso area:El Paso Independent School DistrictMay 24Chapin High School — 9 a. m. at Don ...

Riverside names field after legendary coach Jimmy Melendez

Jimmy Melendez took the Riverside baseball team to the playoffs 28 times in his 32 years as head coach. The school hasn't forgotten about it. The baseball field ...

Courts say her daughter’s death was a tragic accident. Texas still doesn’t want her to teach.  Houston Chronicle

Courts and researchers say the death of Wakesha Ives's child was a tragic accident, yet Texas regulators still say she is too dangerous to be a teacher.

Riverside names gym in honor of former basketball coach Jim Forbes  KVIA El Paso

Forbes spent 20 years with the Rangers, guiding the program to a Final Four during the 1994-95 season.

Riverside High School teacher on leave after arrest  KVIA El Paso

Ysleta school district officials said they are requesting that a teacher accused of having an improper relationship with a student not return to the classroom.

Lower Valley hiking trail could now run from Ascarate to Capistrano Park  KFOX El Paso

El Paso city leaders could sign off on an agreement Tuesday morning that would add on to an existing walking/biking trail in the Lower Valley. Right now, the ...

Riverside High School teacher sentenced to 2 years probation in death of 5-month-old baby  KVIA El Paso

Wakesha Ives, the Riverside High School teacher convicted of criminal negligent homicide in the death of her baby, has been sentenced to two years probation, ...

Riverside High Alumni, Newly Minted College Coach Latorre Returns  El Paso Herald-Post

While Saturday was filled with graduations in the Sun City, at Riverside High School one proud Alumnus returned to speak with the next generation.

2019 Graduation Dates and Times For El Paso Area High Schools

Plan accordingly for these graduations! Congrats class of 2019!

National Signing Day: over 30 local athletes sign to play college football  KTSM News Channel 9

National Signing Day has come to a close and it was a banner year for El Paso and Las Cruces. Over 30 local student-athletes signed their National Letters of ...

Riverside High School welcomes new football coach  KVIA El Paso

Riverside faculty introduced Tony Pallanez as the new Riverside head football coach on Thursday, Jan. 7.

El Paso native and Bills superfan Pancho Billa dies after battling cancer  KVIA El Paso

Ezra Castro, better known as "Pancho Billa" among NFL fans, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer.

El Pasoans make their mark in new animated film "Coco"  KVIA El Paso

Two El Pasoans and Riverside High School graduates are making their mark in Pixar's newest animated film "Coco."

Marathon awards YISD schools STEM grants | El Paso Kids Inc  El Paso Inc.

Students in the Del Valle and Riverside learning communities demonstrated their STEM skills at two interactive events in November to showcase more than ...

School board fires teacher who tweeted school is full of 'illegal' students, drug dealers  KVIA El Paso

A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally.

Trail of dreams | Local Features  El Paso Inc.

A once trash-laden irrigation ditch that runs parallel to the César Chávez Border Highway has found new life as a recreational trail that's welcoming borderland ...

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019 Lineup  El Paso Herald-Post

The 2019 class for the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame was officially announced Tuesday by hall of fame officials.

Fifteen Eastwood High School athletes sign college scholarships

EL PASO, TX — They threw a huge party at Eastwood High School Wednesday afternoon. A school record 15 student-athletes announced their plans to ...

Riverside senior accepted to seven ivy league schools  KVIA El Paso

It is no surprise that Patrica Rodarte, a senior at Riverside High School, is number one in her class.

Chihuahuas announce scholarship opportunity for high school students

The El Paso Chihuahuas are proud to announce the establishment of the All-Star Legacy Scholarship Program which is designed to assist area high school ...

Newly built Thomas Manor Elementary campus opens for start of YISD school year  KVIA El Paso

The Ysleta School District will begin a new year in a few days and one campus torn down and rebuilt will open for the first time in two years.

Franklin hoops star signs with UTEP

She has been one of El Paso's best high school basketball players over the last four years. In front of family members, coaches and fellow students, Franklin ...

Bowie High School names new football coach

Bowie High School did not look very far to find its new varsity football coach. The Bears promoted offensive coordinator Andres Vale to replace Robert Padilla.

Three Irvin HS football players sign letters of intent

Three football players from Irvin High School will play college ball. Quarterback Jesus Aguirre and receiver Joel Tarango signed letters of intent to play at Trinity ...

Hundreds of immigrants surrender to Border Patrol next to El Paso’s Loop 375 during rush hour  KTSM News Channel 9

Hundreds of immigrants crossed into the the United States and surrendered to Border Patrol agents Monday morning next to Loop 375 in the Riverside High ...

Texas author turns hit 'Coco' movie into book  El Paso Inc.

What are your favorite lines or scenes from the movie “Coco”?

Bel Air rips Eastlake; Highlanders into soccer's Sweet 16

The Bel Air High School boys soccer team is in the Sweet 16 of the state soccer playoffs. The Highlanders blew open a tight game with 4 goals in the 2nd half to ...

Escobar: Process asylum claims in Central America​  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) -- El Paso Congresswoman Veronica Escobar wants to bring back an Obama-era program she believes will cut down the masses of ...

El Paso set to host state youth wrestling championships

El Paso is getting set to host a sporting event that is not only huge for the athletes, but for the city as well. The state youth wrestling championship tournament will ...

The Wondering Latina: Meeting the Revolutionary Young Women of Riverside  El Paso Herald-Post

Earlier this week I stopped by Riverside High School to check out their Theater Department's production of Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia's Las Soldaderas.

City hosting public meetings to discuss three upcoming community centers  KVIA El Paso

The City of El Paso is inviting the public to learn more about three community recreation centers that will be built as part of the 2012 Quality of Life Bond program.

Class of 2015 has bright college future | Special Sections  El Paso Inc.

With less than a month remaining in the 2014-15 school year, many students and families in the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) are likely finalizing ...

Dimel says Fields' desire to transfer "is not related to football"

UTEP football coach Dana Dimel says Josh Fields' desire to transfer out of UTEP has nothing to do with football. "We had big plans for him this year," Dimel told ...

Lucha Libre to the Rescue: Wrestling Matches Raise Money for Riverside Learning Lab  El Paso Herald-Post

Last Sunday night, Riverside High School echoed with the applause, boos and cheers thanks to a unique Lucha Libre fundraising event.

San Eli to play for state soccer championship....again

They're getting used to this. The San Elizario boys soccer team is one win away from winning their second straight state championship. "Being the underdog is ...

First responders, detectives testify in Wakesha Ives trial  KVIA El Paso

First responders testified in the trial a mother whose child reportedly died after being left in a hot car car for hours.

Thomas Manor Elementary reconstruction project holds special meaning for Ysleta ISD alum  KFOX El Paso

The old Thomas Manor Elementary School building is no moreit's been demolished and is getting completely rebuilt from the ground up as part of the 2015 ...

El Paso Locomotive FC signs local El Pasoan to 2019 roster

El Paso Locomotive FC has signed El Pasoan Louis “Chapa” Herrera. Herrera piqued the interest of the Locomotive coaching staff during the 2018 Alianza de ...

Here are the top 5 El Paso County high school football teams; who should be on top?  El Paso Times

The El Paso Times High School Football Countdown is down to the top 5. Tell us who you think should be on top.

Hanks hires Jason Blair as new varsity football coach

It's taken him a long time, but Jason Blair is finally a head football coach. Blair was promoted from offensive coordinator to head coach at Hanks High School ...

Bowie High School alumni donates cleats to football team  KFOX El Paso

New year, new cleats for the Bowie High School football team.The Bowie High School class of 1975 donated 33 pairs of cleats to the football team on ...

Cowboys' Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival. Police Officer ...

Youth baseball competition at Southwest University Park

The El Paso Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the El Paso Chihuahuas will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run Competition ...

Cheerleader arrested after lying about stolen uniforms  New York Post

A Texas cheerleader faces charges after going to great lengths to avoid returning her high school cheer uniform, police said. Gina Nicole Torrijos, 18, was...

YISD appoints new principals | Special Sections  El Paso Inc.

Twelve schools at the Ysleta Independent School year kicked off the 2017-18 academic year under different leadership, as district officials appointed new ...

2018 El Paso high school football rankings: Dave Campbell's magazine division predictions  El Paso Times

Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine gives El Paso high school's preseason rankings. New divisions mean new opportunities and new challenges.

Tim Hardaway to attend "meet and greet" at UTEP

UTEP basketball legend Tim Hardaway will be in El Paso next week. He is scheduled to make two appearances on Wednesday March 6th when the UTEP ...

YISD to Begin New School Year with 14 New Principals  El Paso Inc.

Fourteen schools in the Ysleta Independent School District will begin the 2015-16 school year with new principals. During the summer, district officials made the ...

2019 schedule released for El Paso Locomotive FC's inaugural season

El Paso Locomotive FC have released their inaugural 2019 season schedule which kicks off with a historic home opener against OKC Energy FC on March 9, ...

KFOX14 Investigates: Family searching for young man who vanished three years ago  KFOX El Paso

A 21 year old El Paso man has now been missing for three years. It's a cold case ElPaso police are still trying to crack.The family of Jerry Castillo Jr. is in agony.

Texas university recruiting local students for summer leadership academy  KVIA El Paso

The University of Texas at Austin is looking for the next generation of leaders.

Chapter 3: Baseball and Softball  KVIA El Paso

The first Texas high school baseball championship was held in 1949. El Paso's own Bowie High School beat very long odds to become the inaugural winner of ...

TxDOT to conduct community meetings for Alameda Corridor study  KVIA El Paso

The Texas Department of Transportation is conducting a study that will determine what Alameda Avenue will look like the next 20 years, and it wants residents to ...

Free summer lunch programs  KVIA El Paso

Schools across the El Paso area will be providing free meals for children ages one to 18 years of age during the summer.

Individuals That Have Won UIL State Championships by Sport  KVIA El Paso

Individuals That Have Won UIL State Championships by Sport.

Chapter 5: Volleyball  KVIA El Paso

The University Interscholastic League first held a state championship in volleyball during the 1966-1967 season.One El Paso area public high school has won ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Local News  El Paso Herald-Post

Ysleta ISD officials announced Monday that the district's Public Relations Department won 13 national awards from the National School Public Relations ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Students and faculty at Ramona Elementary evacuated due to gas leak  KFOX El Paso

Work crews with Texas Gas Co. are working to repair a ruptured gas line that prompted a school evacuation.Ramona Elementary School in the Lower Valley ...

Can El Dorado High School football stay on right track with new coach David Telas?  El Paso Times

Longtime El Paso football coach David Telas is a good fit for El Dorado High School.

UTEP football recruit fighting for his life....again

UTEP football recruit Luke Laufenburg is fighting his second battle with a rare form of cancer. Sources close to the program say the 6 '2 tight end recently began ...

UTEP softball splits DH with NMSU

The UTEP softball team (8-20, 2-4) split a doubleheader with New Mexico State (11-12) Tuesday night at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex. After dropping the ...

Chapter 2: Basketball  KVIA El Paso

Football may be “King” in Texas but basketball has always been the sport of choice in El Paso. Maybe this is because El Paso fans have suffered through many ...

LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...

J.M. Hanks High places first in Socorro ISD march fest  KVIA El Paso

The J.M. Hanks Silver Knights marching band placed first Saturday in the Socorro Independent School District March Fest.

Final Totals  KVIA El Paso

El Paso high schools and El Paso individuals can't compete with the rest of Texas in athletics. We certainly can't win a state championship. Why can't El Paso ...

POLICE: Teen filed false police report regarding stolen cheer uniforms  KVIA El Paso

Police arrested and charged a young woman accused of filing a false police report that resulted in officers responding to the Burglary of Habitation call.

Woman on trial for death of baby left in car  KVIA El Paso

In 2013 police say Wakesha Ives left her 5-month-old baby in a car while she went to work. After her shift she arrived to find her daughter in her car seat ...

Riverside going for first win | Sports  News-Press Now

WATHENA, Kan. — The Riverside Cyclones have competed in the early stages on Friday nights this season. Now, they are looking to put it together for all four ...

Bus Driver Refuses To Let Student Board Bus Because She Did Not Have School ID  KVIA El Paso

The parent of a Riverside High School freshman contacted ABC-7 after her daughter was denied a bus ride home from school, because she did not have her ...

Damon Murphy Testifies: Getting out of 'Accountability Jail' was Priority  El Paso Herald-Post

Jurors heard seven witnesses on Tuesday in the case against five former El Paso Independent School District administrators, connected with a cheating scheme ...

Lowriders unite to honk for César Chávez  Borderzine

EL PASO – The aroma of freshly waxed lowriders saturated the Riverside High School parking lot as car clubs harkening back to their Chicano roots came ...

LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is underway with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...

End of an era in Wathena  News-Press Now

WATHENA, Kan. — Principal Bob Blair stood at the microphone inside the Wathena High School gymnasium Thursday morning giving graduation ceremony ...

El Paso cheerleader arrested after lying about stolen kit  Daily Mail

El Paso police investigators arrested Gina Nicole Torrijos, 18, a pupil at Riverside High School, on Friday on a charge of making a false police report.

UTEP loves Cesar Chavez  Borderzine

EL PASO, Texas — After several letters of protest, a rally and march to the President's Office and a Gold Nugget recipient returning his award, Cesar Chavez Day ...

Leukemia won't stop this athlete's dreams | High School  News-Press Now

WATHENA, Kan. — Following a May 5 baseball game, Ta'Lian Wilkinson returned home and unwound like it was any other night.

New life for dry ditch in Lower Valley  El Paso Inc.

It's a dry ditch, nine miles long, that meanders from Ascarate Park to Ysleta High School, with grass and weeds growing where water might be.“A lot of people ...

School's ag program grows success | Local News  El Paso Inc.

On a small farm on El Paso's Westside, they're making hay and changing lives, and students are finding out there's a whole new world – outside.Coronado High ...

Legal notice for November 5-11, 2017 | Legals  El Paso Inc.


US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 800 meter run.

Staff, Columnists and Contributing Writers  EdSurge

Find articles writen by EdSurge Staff, EdSurge Alumni, Columnists and one of the more than eight hundred Contributing Writers.

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