Riverbend High School

Riverbend High School is a public secondary school located in Spotsylvania, Virginia, and is part of Spotsylvania County Public Schools. Opened in 2004, Riverbend is Spotsylvania County's newest high school. The school mascot is a bear and the school colors are royal blue and emerald green. The high school has an enrollment of around 2,000 students in grades 9-12.

Riverbend High School
12301 Spotswood Furnace Road


United States
Coordinates38°17′42.5″N 77°34′31.7″W / 38.295139°N 77.575472°W / 38.295139; -77.575472Coordinates: 38°17′42.5″N 77°34′31.7″W / 38.295139°N 77.575472°W / 38.295139; -77.575472
TypePublic High School
School districtSpotsylvania County Public Schools
SuperintendentDr. Scott Baker
CEEB code470 887
PrincipalDr. Troy Wright
Enrollment1926 (2017-18)
Color(s)    Royal Blue and Emerald Green
Athletics conferenceVirginia High School League
AAA Northwest Region
AAA Commonwealth District
Conference 4
Feeder schoolsChancellor Middle School, Freedom Middle School, and Ni River Middle School


Riverbend High School is part of the AAA Commonwealth District and offers volleyball, boys' and girls' tennis, lacrosse, cross country, boys' and girls' soccer, field hockey, cheerleading, football, golf, boys' and girls' basketball, wrestling, swimming, baseball, softball, and spring track and field.

The girls' soccer team defeated Courtland 2–0 for the 2007 AA VHSL state title.

Riverbend High School was home to Billy Harris, a three time Free Lance-Star Tennis Player of the Year. He won 4 district titles, three AA and one AAA.

Fall Winter Spring
Cheer Basketball - Boys Baseball
Cross Country Basketball - Girls Lacrosse - Boys
Field Hockey Cheer Lacrosse - Girls
Football Color Guard Soccer - Boys
Golf Swimming Soccer - Girls
Marching Band Indoor Track Softball
Volleyball Wrestling Tennis - Boys
Tennis - Girls

Performing artsEdit


Under the direction of Zachary Wadsworth, the Riverbend Bands have been performing since 2004 when the school opened.
Wind Ensemble (Honors Band)
Symphonic Band (Advanced Band)
Concert Band (Regular Band)

An advanced honors band for those interested in other music is the Left Bank Jazz Ensemble. They perform at all concerts and go on a field trip in December to Wilderness ES and Brock Road ES for a Christmas Tour.

Marching bandEdit

Known as the Emerald Sound & Guard Marching Band, the band's first marching season was in 2004.

The band has performed in numerous competitions over the years.
In 2016, they got a new band director, Wadsworth, and having their show named "The Future is Now". With this show, they also got First Place Drumline twice in two competitions throughout the 2016 season.
The band has performed at the James Madison University, Parade of Champions and other competitions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. They were selected to perform as a part of Magic Music Days at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Each year, the Emerald Sound Marching Band performs with the four other Spotsylvania County marching bands in the Spotsylvania Showcase at Spotsylvania High School and the Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg Christmas parades.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "About". Riverbend High School Bands. Riverbend Bands. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2011.


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