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Community Meeting Tonight About Richmond Public Schools Athletic Divisions

Tonight, Thursday, November 3rd at 7:00 p.m., First District School Board Representative Kim Bridges will host a town hall meeting specific to first district schools at Thomas Jefferson High School in the Media Center. The meeting will cover proposed changes to high school athletic divisions, which would create a separate district for Richmond Public Schools […]

An Update From Richmond City School Board Rep Kim Bridges

Here’s an update on Richmond City Schools from your local school board representative Kim Bridges: Dear 1st District School Supporters, As City Council winds its way through a number of amendments to its budget, some of you have inquired about where things are with the┬áRPS portion of the budget, including the status of: The School […]

School Board Rep Kim Bridges Speaks Out on the Audit

As a recipient of the Mary Munford PTA emails, I received this message from our school board rep, Kim Bridges. Sounds like she’s taking things in the right direction. What do you think? Message From Kim Bridges, 1st District Representative to the RPS School Board Dear 1st District community and other RPS stakeholders, As you […]

Two Near West End High Schools (plus 3 others) Earn Grant

Community and Thomas Jefferson high schools will receive grants to increase enrollement and offerings in Advance Placement math, science, and English classes. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced the grants today to Community and Thomas Jefferson high schools in Richmond, Deep Run and Varina high schools in Henrico County, and Amelia County High School. The schools […]

Citywide Preschool Registration is March 20th

The folks over at North Richmond News have reminded us that preschool registration is quickly approaching for next year. Make sure that you get your paperwork together now, so that registration is easy. Also, new this year, is in the Near West End, due to high demand an additional preschool classroom will be opened at […]

Dr. Jewel-Sherman: The State of the Schools

You are cordially invited to the Richmond Public School’s State of the Schools address this Saturday, March 8th at 11 a.m. at Thomas Jefferson High School (4100 West Grace Street). Call 780-7100 for more information.

Richmond Public Schools and a New Direction

My daughter came home from school last week with a paper that sounded like Richmond Public Schools was going to try something new — plan its curriculum around its students and balance the SOL (Standards of Learning) testing with a other needs of the students. It sounded remarkably fresh. And surprisingly, it sounded like it […]