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The Student News Site of Riverside Academy

The Rebel Express

The Student News Site of Riverside Academy

The Rebel Express

Rafael Villareal, Editor

Rafael Villarreal Jr., Subscriber

Rafael has been attending Riverside for 10 years and is graduating with the class of 2022. He is a currently a junior in high school. He also has been a 5 year member of the Marching Pride of Riverside. He has played various instruments and is serving as the Co-Captain of the band. He is now playing the tuba.

All content by Rafael Villarreal Jr.
Rafael Villarreal Jr. was the first editor of The Rebel Express.


May 11, 2022
Ring, Ring, Ring

Ring, Ring, Ring

April 21, 2022
Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

March 25, 2022
On the Green

On the Green

March 16, 2022
Senior Queen Dixie XLII Haley Millet and King Rebel XLII Mason Forsythe will reign over the Senior Court Saturday night

Ready to Roar

February 9, 2022
Riverside seniors, from left, Josh Beadle, Emily Weidert, Andrew Jung and Jaycee Bennett received Nicholls State University scholarship offers on Monday


February 7, 2022
Nicholas Ellis, left, and Alyssa Haase were the lone seniors on their soccer teams this season.

That’s Game

February 7, 2022
Sophomore offensive lineman Alex Ross, left, and junior running back Elijah Bill Davis earned honorable mention nods on the LSWA Class 1A All-State Football Team


January 4, 2022


December 3, 2021
The Riverside band celebrated its showing at the District Assessment.

Still The Best

November 10, 2021
There was a witch!


November 2, 2021


October 26, 2021
Spirit Night

Spirit Night

October 20, 2021
Caution, Pep Rally Site

Caution, Pep Rally Site

October 19, 2021

Under New Management

August 27, 2021
RA students head for the doors after the final bell of the 2020-21 school year


May 27, 2021
The graduates of 2021 toss their mortar boards into the air after receiving their diplomas on May 19.

Peace Out, RA!

May 20, 2021
Members of the Riverside Academy track team who are headed to State.

The Long Run

May 5, 2021
The Rebel baseball team after Saturdays season-ending loss.


May 3, 2021
Jared Butlers high school number, 11, was retired by the school on April 29.

Happy Homecoming

April 30, 2021
The RA softball team was recognized at Thursdays pep rally before their road trip to Sulphur.

Road Trippin’

April 30, 2021
Hes the Man!

He’s the Man!

April 27, 2021
Playoff Bound!

Playoff Bound!

April 23, 2021
Camryn Loving


April 21, 2021
The 2021 District 9-1A district champion Lady Rebels softball team.

District Champs X2!

April 21, 2021
Mr. Wayne joined Zach and Adrian.

Of Dads and Donuts

April 16, 2021
Put A Ring On It

Put A Ring On It

April 16, 2021


April 8, 2021
A large group of students rented a party bus for the dance.

Oh! What a Night!

March 22, 2021
Athletes and band members received their letterman jackets Wednesday night.

Jacket Night

March 11, 2021
The Southern Sweethearts, under the direction of Darryl Clement (left) include: Front row, from left, Christy Louque, Ariana Matt, Jaycee Bennett, Amiee Duhe. Back row, Kaylee Louque and Lexie Heltz.

Sweet Success!

March 1, 2021
Coach Marty Luquet speaks to the Rebel baseball team after practice

Lucky 13?

February 25, 2021
The Lady Rebels defeated advance to the second round of the soccer playoffs.

The Season Finale

February 11, 2021
Defensive lineman Nick Washington signed with Ouachita Baptist University

That’s a good sign!

February 5, 2021
The Lady Rebels defeated advance to the second round of the soccer playoffs.

Road Win!

February 5, 2021
Will (left) and Wynn Cupit regularly compete at area livestock shows.

The Cowboys

February 2, 2021
Gage Larvadain

Metro Men

February 2, 2021
RA Band director Darryl Clement explains a musical selection to the audience at the Christmas Concert.

Christmas Came Late

January 22, 2021
All-State Rebels

All-State Rebels

January 21, 2021
Gage Larvadain

Player of the Year

January 14, 2021
Chloe Simon

Hat Trick

January 14, 2021

All-District Rebels

January 7, 2021
Students of the week for the week of January 4 pose with principal Mike Coburn.

Star Students

January 7, 2021
The Rebels recently finished third in the Sunkist Tournament at St. Thomas More.

Tourney Time!!

January 5, 2021
Thats A Wrap!

That’s A Wrap!

December 18, 2020
Rio Frazier, Cara Campbell and Ashley Hymel are were named Academic All-State in Volleyball and swimming.

Merry and Bright

December 17, 2020
Students of the Year

Students of the Year

December 15, 2020
Virtual Frenzy

Virtual Frenzy

December 14, 2020
PreK-4 students strutted their stuff at Fridays Thanksgiving Celebration at Riverside.

Turkey Day

November 20, 2020
Qualifying members of the Rebels swim team will leave Tuesday for Sulphur to compete in the LHSAA State Swim Meet.

Just Keep Swimming

November 16, 2020
Red, white and blue were the colors of the day.

RAh, RAh, Rebels

November 13, 2020
Pre-schooler Alex Campbell enjoyed the fun too.

Lost in Time

November 12, 2020
Ms. Villere, who dressed as a Christmas elf, posed with Ms. Delauneville.

Holiday Frenzy

November 11, 2020
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