Middle School / High School Counseling Department

Ms. Brzezinski
815 858-9005 x314

Welcome to Counseling at River Ridge Middle and High School

Get to know a bit about me and my role with the image on the right. I'm looking forward to a great school year!

This page will contain valuable information on courses at River Ridge, scholarship opportunities, and more. Please check this page throughout the year as updates will occur. To contact me, please see my info above.

Students, you are welcome to schedule a meeting with me by visiting my Calendly page or scanning the QR codes around the building!

Seniors, check out scholarship and other post-secondary opportunities on our scholarship site!

College admission counselors, you can now go to counselorcommunity.com to schedule a visit to our school!

River Ridge has partnered with Parchment to order and send your transcript and other credentials securely. Create your account today and get started!



Check out the high school course handbook here! (may take a bit to load)

Class Standing:

0-6.99 credits: Freshman

7.0-12.99: Sophomore

13.0-18.99: Junior

19+: Senior

27 credits required for graduation

Important Dates and Deadlines (dates to be added throughout the year)

October 5th: Sophomore Manufacturing Day field trip

October 11th: Junior PSAT/NMSQT

October 16th: Last day for AP students to opt in/out of AP exams

October 16th: Junior field trip to UW-Platteville education fair

October 18th: End of 1st Quarter

October 20th: Senior field trip to HCC for NW IL Education Fair

November 1st & 2nd: P/T Conferences

December 1st: FAFSA opens (tentative)

December 20th: End of 2nd Quarter/1st Semester

March 6th: End of 3rd Quarter

May 6th: AP Testing begins

May 20th: End of 4th Quarter/2nd Semester

Upcoming College/University Representative Visits

(All visits take place during 7th hour and lunch unless otherwise specified)

October 5th: University of Dubuque (12:30-1:30pm)

October 13th: Augustana College

October 19th: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (10:00-10:45am)

November 8th: Blackburn College

November 15th: Highland Community College