Student Alex Jahnke told the school board about the recycling program while teachers Cathy Matoon, Pamela Pince and program director Dallas Myers looked on Tuesday night. (Ernie Over photo)

RHS Alternative program acknowledged for its national championship recycling drive

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton Alternative Program received a big ovation Tuesday night from the Fremont County District 25 Board of Trustees for winning the National Championship in the Great American Can Roundup. The RHS program was second in the country last year, and this year moved to the top of the heap by collecting nearly 7,000 pounds of aluminum cans.

(photo credit Joy Pettit)

Speedy Wolverine breaks decades-old record

(Riverton, Wyo) – Riverton High School’s 100 meter dash record of 11.01 seconds has stood firm for 27 years. The record was set then by now Lander resident Ben Gose. This weekend in Casper RHS Senior Sean Watts broke that decades old record with a time of 10.93 seconds. Watts day only got better as he then proceeded to break the 1982 Riverton High School 200 meter dash record of 22.40 (set by Leroy Lange) with a new record time of 22.31 seconds.

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Hutchison top overall student in Regional Science Fair; RHS qualifies 18 to State Science Fair

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton High School will send 18 of its 22 West Central Region Science Fair participants to the state science fair, Principal John Griffith said today. The eighteen exhibited at this past week’s Science Fair at Central Wyoming College.