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The Shark Encounter News

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Welcome to The Shark Encounter

       Catch the On Coming Waves...

  • Freshmen Goes Distance at CC Regionals
  • Homecoming and Riverview High School Spirit
  • La Pagina Latina: Una entrevista con el director Shotwell
  • Sharks Athletics: Quidditch / Football / Volleyball
  • New Sharks Faculty at RVHS
  • and more!

       Current Issue :: Archives

Calendar of Events


Full School Calendar :: District Calendar

School News & Information
Florida Standards Assessment

New School Boundaries
Click here for all of the details from the district as well as the schedule of meetings and a link to the new map.

Guidmii Student Video

Download the Guidmii video in full quality (multiple formats).

Class of 2015 Graduation
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 8:00pm
Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall

Attention Seniors & Families
Join us for College Goal Saturday
Saturday, February 21, 2015, 9am-Noon
East Bay High School Media Center
  • Assistance with the FAFSA
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Bring your 2014 Tax information
  • Prize drawing for all who attend!

Attention Juniors
You will be able to take the SAT for FREE during the school day on February 25th.  This is your only opportunity to take the SAT for free.

Back to School Newsletter

The Shark Bytes Back to School Edition is available here for the 2014-15 school year. This information packed issue addresses some important topics, including:

Schedule Verification Days
Open House
Parent Link & Edsby
School Hours
Emergency Cards Student Handbooks
Parking & Lockers
Academic Calendars      

Links featured in the Newsletter:

Athletics Updates

Spring Sports Schedule: pdf

Winter Sports Schedule: pdf or word doc

Fall Sports Schedule: pdf or word doc

Important New Athletics Form!!!
If you want to participate in Riverview sports, please click here and read this important district athletics document. Thank you.

Note: Athletic Packets are available in the main office.

Guidance Updates

Updated Course Guides

New Updated

Need Math Help?
Note: requires MS Excel, compatible software or viewer to open.

Dual Enrollment 2nd Semester & Summer
Religion 2300 Introduction to World Religions
Sign up in guidance today!

Pasos al Futuro

Please check out:
The new Pasos al Futuro website HERE
You can also find the site by searching "go pasos" on the district website

The new Pasos al Futuro videos by clicking HERE
All videos are on the HCPS YouTube channel

USF Urban Scholars Outreach Program (USOP)
and Dr. A.N.V. Rao Gurukulam Program

Free Educational Assistance – Your ticket to College Offering preparatory assistance for the FCAT, SAT, PSAT and more. Special assistance in MATH, READING and WRITING for Kindergarten thru 12th Grade. We invite you to join us in this exciting experience as we tutor children throughout our community.

For additional information, please visit our website:
Call: (813) 974 – 9734 or (813) 974 - 9745
Fax: (813) 974 - 3688


Introductory Biotechnology
3 college credits
Senior or Junior who has passed Biology and Chemistry
Location: East Bay High School
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM Tuesday and Thursday
after Labor Day for one semester
Application: See Mrs. Galiano for Details!


If you graduated more than a year ago transcripts can be requested by using the following link:

Note: To contact the Student Records Office for Hillsborough County Public Schools, call: 813-840-7052.

2015 Yearbook Updates

The last day for senior pictures was October 20th. If you're a senior who did not have your picture taken by the deadline, you can still be featured in the yearbook by purchasing a senior ad. The senior ad deadline has been extended to January 5th, 2015. However, space is limited, so purchase ad space today.

The yearbook coupon sale is here. From October 27th thru November 7th, students may purchase a yearbook for $15 off with the attached coupon. Coupon will expire on November 7th and MUST BE PRINTED and PRESENTED TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT. This coupon sale will be an in-school sale only.

To Order Yearbooks, go to
and when prompted enter the school code: 0321.


Online Gradebook--Connect to your child’s grades, classroom assignments and teachers!


mySPOT, the new Student-Parent Online Toolkit, has launched! mySPOT is ready to guide parents to district resources including Edsby, MyPaymentPlus, Choice and Magnet programs, district calendars, and more.

Contacts & Guidance Notices

Contact information for RVHS staff can be found under the "Contacts" or "Links and Documents" links above.

Sign up to receive important information throughout the school year from our Guidance Department. Click here to learn how.


If you are a Homeschool/ Charter School / Private School / Choice Student or fulltime Virtual School Student, you will need to complete and return proper forms PRIOR TO “TRYOUTS” BEGINNING

Homeschool – EL7 & EL7V
Charter School – EL13S
Private School – EL12             
Exchange Student – EL4


Shark Bricks are here!

Set your legacy in stone... become part of RVHS' foundation!

From the District

The Hillsborough County Schools District Corrective Action letter is here (also in Spanish).


Featured Links & Information

Public edline files as of August 2013, archived here for reference.



PTSA Corner

School Spirit

Tuesday, December 9
4pm - close
Write RVHS on your receipt.


Tuesday, December 9
6 - 8pm at Peck's Chicken

For more about our fundraisers, meetings and more, visit the

Riverview High School          11311 Boyette Road   Riverview, FL 33569          Phone: 813-671-5011          Fax: 813-671-5012