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Family Peace Festival Comes to Mary Munford on Sept. 19

September 19th is the 7th Annual Family Peace Festival featuring multi-cultural arts and crafts, food, and entertainment at Mary Munford Elementary School, 211 Westmoreland Street in Richmond. The Family Peace Festival will feature a diverse mix of food, exhibits, activities, and crafts for children including a display of art submitted by local students for this […]

Virginia State Department of Education Announces AYP for Schools

Virginia Department of Education has released  AYP or Adequate Yearly Progress numbers for all Virginia public schools. Overall, 6 out of 10 Virginia schools exceeded or met all No Child Left Behind (NCLB) objectives during 2009-2010 despite new accountability provisions related to high school graduation and the testing of students with disabilities.  Although most of […]

Richmond School Board Adopts Preschool Consolidation Plan

Last night the Richmond School Board approved plans for a consolidated preschool at Maymont Elementary. Here’s a note from Kim Bridges, the first district Richmond School Board Representative and Chair of the Richmond School Board: The school board voted last night to merge Maymont and Clark Springs elementary schools and use the Maymont site as a Pre-K […]

Team From Mary Munford Places First in Stock Market Game

A 4th Grade team from Mary Munford placed first among all elementary schools in a stock market game sponsored by the Virginia Council of Economic Education and Virginia Commonwealth University. The year-long SMG program allows students in grades 4 through twelve to manage a simulated investment portfolio during the school year. Each team begins with […]

A Note from Kim Bridges 1st District School Board Representative, Richmond

Richmond City School Board Rep, Kim Bridges, occasionally sends a note to constituents via email. She sent this one out tonight — specifically addressing the proposed preschool changes for VPI and Mary Munford — which also made the front page of the paper today. She welcomes you to join her on Monday, May 24th at […]

Proposed Plan Moves Preschool Classrooms at Mary Munford to Maymont

Thanks to Fan of the Fan who covered the Richmond Public Schools meeting regarding consolidating preschool classrooms from several local elementary schools, including the Near West End’s  Mary Munford, and also Cary, Clark Springs and Fox.  The proposed plan is to move all Virginia Preschool Initiative classrooms from the neighborhood schools mentioned to a larger […]

Mary Munford Elementary Hosts Auction at the JCC March 27th

Local Near West End elementary school, Mary Munford, is hosting their annual auction. If you’d like to attend or donate an item, please read on for details. SAVE THE DATE! Saturday March 27, 7-10:30pm Jewish Community Center Mary Munford’s Annual Auction fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 27th, from 7-10:30 p.m. at the Jewish […]

Principal Muzik’s Famous Pancakes Featured at Compass Club Breakfast

The Compass Club of Mary Munford is sponsoring a pancake breakfast, Featuring Mr. Muzik’s famous Buckwheat Pancakes to raise money for children in Southeast Asia. Also, come help clean up the Munford playground, you know you’ll likely have lots of energy to burn after eating all those pancakes! Date: April 26th Time: 8 a.m. – […]