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RPS Budget Letter from Kim Bridges

Last Monday, the Richmond School Board adopted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Its final version came under fire (Times-Dispatch “Richmond leaders disappointed in school board budget”) for not adopting more of the Mayor’s school finance task force recommendations. 1st District respresentative Kim Bridges responded to criticism in a letter to RPS and 1st […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tucker High School Hosts Motivational Speaker Chris Skinner

The community is invited to hear motivational speaker Chris Skinner speak on how he transformed his life after an accident that caused him to become a quadriplegic. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18th 7:00 p.m. J. R. Tucker High School Auditorium 2910 N. Parham Road Free to all members of our Henrico County Community (a donation box will […]

City Schools Will Be In Session Feb. 15; Presidents’ Day Is Now A Make-up Day

Richmond Public School officials have announced that Feb. 15 will now serve as a make-up day for students and staff. Originally, schools were to be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.  For those who missed the earlier announcement, Henrico will also use Presidents’ day as a make up day. Richmond City Schools will open 2 […]

School Closings & Delays for Henrico & Richmond

UPDATED 8:03 am Richmond Public Schools are now CLOSED for today, Wednesday, Feb. 10th. Henrico County Schools are CLOSED today,Wednesday, February 10th. They are bringing elementary kids home if they are on the bus, or will hold them until they reach a parent. The report from drivers in the Near West End is that roads […]

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.

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