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Richmond City Schools Looks at Re-zoning Needs

Richmond Public Schools is looking at school district rezoning this school year. Rezoning will adjust school enrollment throughout the city. Here’s some more info from Kim Bridges, the Near West End’s city school board rep. This community-led, data-driven process will adjust school enrollments across the city to reflect population changes, program needs, and the opening […]

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 RPS portion of the budget, including the status of: The School […]

School Board Rep Kim Bridges Asks for the Community’s Help

First District Richmond City School Board Representative Kim Bridges is asking for your help. Want to make a difference in our city schools? Here’s your chance! Many of you helped with the first phase of the RPS Strategic Plan when you came out to one of the community forums last month. Thank you! Now YOU […]

Richmond City Residents Encouraged to Attend School Planning Session

Kim Bridges, School Board Chairman and 1st District School Board Representative for Richmond City Schools is asking for local resident’s input on our schools. This is an opportunity to be heard, and suggestions will be implemented as feasible. Are you a parent–past or present? Neighbor? Business partner? Faith community member? Someone without any connection to our […]

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 […]

Richmond Schools & Henrico Schools Are Closed Friday

Both Richmond Public Schools and Henrico County Schools are closed today, Friday, Feb. 5th. p.s.  Really? Wow, it’s not even raining.