Riverside High opens Spirit Week to community
Riverside High School is hoping to raise $70,000 for Camp Courage during its 2014 Spirit Week, and they want the community's help. For the first year, the school is offering several community events to spread the spirit even farther.
Events open to the public kick off Saturday, Nov. 1, with the Little Miss Red and Blue Pageant for girls ages 5-12 from 9-11 a.m. in the RHS auditorium. Haunted hallways at the school will follow from 7-9 p.m. An adults-only cookout, corn hole tournament and bonfire will be offered at The Clement Farm from 6:30-11 p.m.
On Sunday, Nov. 2, the classes will compete in car wash competitions from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The freshmen will set up at Coronas on Pelham Road; sophomores at Brusters on Wade Hampton Blvd.; juniors at Zaxbys on Batesville Road; and seniors at Fuddruckers on Woodruff Road.
Miss Riverside, a humorous high school girl pageant, will be held Monday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
Tuesday morning, the community is invited to participate in an America-themed 5K at Riverside Middle School. The race begins at 9 a.m. The same night, the community is invited to a country-themed carnival featuring food, games, and rides from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at RHS.
Pasta Pump Up will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Sugar Creek I. A concert will follow that night from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on the school practice field.
A luau wraps up the community events from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Silverleaf Pavilion.
The check presentation to Camp Courage will be held during halftime of the Riverside versus Dorman game Nov. 7.
Some of the events require prior registration. To register, donate, or for more information, visit riversidespiritweek.org.