•  Professional Biography
    Riverside Rams! Lawrence Wharton
    Welcome to Earth Science at Riverside High School! Mr. Wharton is an eleventh year teacher in  Loudoun County and a Riverside Founding Faculty member who came to the science department after over thirty years in business. His business career included ten years with E.I. DuPont de Nemours,Inc. in a variety of financial services, supervisory and sales positions. He was also a small business owner for twelve years and left a ten year banking career to enter the field of education.
    He graduated from Shenandoah University's Career Switcher Program, and obtained a Masters of Business Administration (marketing-Loyola College, Baltimore, MD), and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and biology from Union College, Schenectady, NY. Outside interests include photography, motorcycles, scuba diving and travel. He is a co-sponsor  of the Riverside Alumni Association and the Photography Club as well as being a PBIS Team Leader. and Riversside's Teacher Lead Mentor. 
    "The cure for boredom is CURIOSITY. There is no cure for CURIOSITY."     Dorothy Parker
                       "Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground."          Theodore Roosevelt
    Do not go where the path may lead,
        Go instead where there is no path,    
                                                                        And  leave a trail.                            Ralph Waldo Emersdon
    Extra help is routinely available- Monday-Thursday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm.  Please contact Mr. Wharton by e-mail if additional help beyond this time is needed.
    Please see my Phoenix class website for details on daily activiites. My Earth Science curriculum for the year is in Vision (enrollment details and link are on my Phoenix class website).
    Thank you for the privilege of having your student in my class!

    My 2018-19 Schedule:

     1st   Research Earth Science  5th  Planning
     2nd  Earth Science- Academic  6th  Research Earth Science
     3rd  Department/Team Common Planning  7th  Research Earth Science 
     4th  Planning/ Duty  8th  Earth Science-  Academic
    Course Information
    Gradebook & Class Page
    NHS Tutoring Request Page
    Phoenix Gradebook
    Department Grading Policy Department Reassessment policy
     co-sponsor - Photography Club