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Term One

1. PRIZE-GIVING DAY:

This is an occasion set aside annually to celebrate student’s achievements in various fields in the academic and non academic disciplines.

2. JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT MOVEMENT:
At Riara Springs Girls’ High School we have a vibrant Junior Achievement Movement. Under this movement, we partner with the business community, educators and volunteers who help students to become entrepreneurial thinkers, financially literate, work ready and ultimately contributors to the well- being of their communities and the world. Over the years our students have successfully run company programs where they come up with business names, business idea, raise the requisite capital and run the company for a predetermined trading period. Once the trading period is over, the company members take part in corporate social responsibility s a way of paying back to the community.

After completion of the company program, the students spend a day with professionals of their choice through the job shadow experience which help in shaping their future career paths.

Term Two

1. INTERACTIVE MEETINGS:
We hold successful Interactive Meetings for the Form Three and Form Two class and the various measures that we can all take to help the students improve in their academic work are discussed.

2. ANNUAL SPORTS DAY:
We hold our annual sports day where students showcase their talents in various sporting events.

3. MATER HEART RUN WALK:
In the spirit of social responsibility 55 (fifty five) students were involved in the annual Mater Heart Run Walk in an effort to raise funds to help children with heart problems.

4. DRUGS AND HIV/AIDS TALK:
Facilitators are invited to the School to talk to the students on HIV/AIDS and Drugs. The facilitators share their personal experiences with students and they learn a lot from them.

5. A SECOND WINNER FOR THE ADMISSION TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY:
Edith Waringa Form Four was admitted to the prestigious African Leadership Academy and she left in September 2010. In the previous year another Form Four student named Cynthia Charchi was admitted to the same Academy and is reporting as a trail blazer. Riara as a school has been nominated by the Academy

6. JOB SHADOW:
Through the Junior Achievement Movement which trains students in innovation and entrepreneurship, students successfully go through an internship programme under the guidance of professionals in various fields. The students’ experiences are very exciting and this has motivated and challenged them to remain focused in their academic work.

7. RANGERS:
The School prides of Rangers who were honoured with an invitation to serve guests in the Garden Party on Monday, 1st June 2009 in State House. They served the high table and we have memorable photographs they were taken with His Excellency The President Mwai Kibaki and Her Excellency The First Lady, Lucy Kibaki.

8. DELF PROGRAMME (Diplome de la langue Francaise):
This is an international certification in the French Language. The students have participated in the program for 2 years with excellent results. The program is open to students who have at least learnt French for one year in the secondary school level.

Term Three

Below are some of the activities that we have undertaken in the school this term.

1. FORM FOUR OUTING.
We hold an annual seminar for the Form Four class in preparation for their KCSE exam. The seminar is facilitated by well known organizations such as Peak Performance. The students are taken through dis-empowering beliefs that hinder them from achieving their academic goals. They are also taught how to break away from the dis-empowering beliefs.

2. FORM ONE INTERACTIVE MEETING.
We hold Form One Interactive meeting where students share their experiences in High School and how they have been helped to develop focus in academics, co-curricular activities and personal development.

3. FORM FOUR DEDICATION SERVICE.
We hold the Form Four dedication service was in the month of October every year to commit the candidates to God as they prepare to sit for their final exams.

4. ANNUAL CAROL SERVICE.
The peak of our Sunday services is the Annual Carol Service which takes place in November every year. The students showcase well choreographed singing and superb drama. This is an important day in our term calendar whereby we celebrate the importance of the birth of the Lord together with our parents/guardians.