Davis Richmond E-news

September 16, 2022

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, October 6th from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday, October 7th from 8 a.m .- Noon. Beginning on September 23rd through October 3rd, Parents/Guardians may log into PickATime to schedule an in-person or a Zoom conference. This is an opportunity for students, parents/guardians, and teachers to focus on setting meaningful goals. Teachers will be working with students to review their strengths and areas of improvement prior to the conference. Students will then set goals and brainstorm ideas to reach those goals which will be shared at his or her conference or before. In order to prepare for these conferences, please reflect on this school year so far. What has been a success for your child? What has been a challenge? How can you support your child with reaching his or her goals? The conferences will conclude with time for questions that you may have for your child or the teacher.

Parent Directions for Accessing Pick-a-Time and Selecting In-Person/ Virtual Meetings

1) Home Access Center

First, login to your HAC account.

In HAC, click on the Home icon > School Links tab > ParentTeacher Conference Scheduler

Register (new users)

  1. Enter your email address and push "Login/Create Account".

  2. Fill in the required fields and register.

2) Sign In

If you have previously registered, all you need to do is enter your email and password. If you have forgotten your password, you can select the Forgot Password button and a new password will be emailed to you.

3) Identify your Student(s)

For each child, enter in the two prompts that your school requires. They typically are a student ID and birthdate (Unless your school specifies otherwise enter the birthdate in the following format mm/dd/yy).


  1. You will then encounter a drop-down menu offering the option of In-Person or Virtual for your meeting choice. Once you select your choice, the teachers who are offering that meeting option will appear. You can continue to toggle between both options while you book the conferences.

  2. Each colored square represents an available meeting time. The legend shows you which teacher corresponds to which color, and the times increase as you go down the page. (Note: you will not see all of the teachers at your school, just your own child's teacher)

  3. Click on a square to book that time

  4. Click "Create Appointment"

At any time you can click on "printable schedule" and print the resulting web page to get a hard copy of your schedule. You will also have the option to email your schedule to yourself.

If you want to make changes to your schedule, you can log in at any time with the email address and password you used to create your account.

Click on “Your Schedule” to display and hide your appointments. There will be links to change the time or cancel the appointment.

5)To cancel your appointment from the desktop, select the "Your Schedule" option and then select the Cancel button next to your appointment.

To cancel your appointment from a mobile phone, select the green menu option to the left of your name. Then select the green Your Schedule option to see your appointments. You will need to scroll to the right- hand side to see the Cancel button.

6)If you would like to schedule a conference with a special area teacher, please contact the teacher directly via email to set up. Contact info is below.

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District News

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LRC News

LRCs across the district have worked together to bring you a monthly newsletter! The LRC Monthly Community Newsletter is designed to share information on literacy-based special events and programs in our area as well as promote a joy for reading and technology in the homes of D303 families. Check it out!.


PTO Committees

You can find information about the PTO committees that can use your help on this slideshow. If you are interested in joining one of these committees, please email davisrichmondpto1@gmail.com

Trunk or Treat Vehicles

The plans for Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 14th 4:00-6:00pm are in the works! Please fill out this form if you plan to deck out your vehicle to participate in the Trunk or Treat event. Prizes will be awarded for creativity!!

Trunk or Treat Sponsors

The PTO is seeking corporate sponsors for the Trunk or Treat. Your $200 donation will get your logo on the trick or treat bags and the opportunity to add promo materials to the bags when submitted by Wednesday, September 21st. Please email davisrichmondpto1@gmail.com with questions or to signup as a sponsor!

2021-2022 Davis Richmond Yearbooks

There is a very limited supply of yearbooks from last school year that are still available for purchase! If you are interested, please send $10 cash/check (made out to Davis Richmond PTO) to school with your child, or stop by the Main Office at either school to purchase a yearbook.

Davis Primary

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Davis Mission and Values

Over the past 6 months, the Davis building leadership team has worked on writing new core values, mission, and vision statements. We spent time researching and studying the purpose for these statements and how we can use these statements in our practice. After numerous drafts and feedback loops we are excited to share our final draft HERE. We hope you will take the time to read through this document to know what Davis believes in and what we are focused on, which is your children.

Kindergarten Publishing Party

Our kindergarten authors had the opportunity to share their writing this Friday during their first publishing party. The students were so excited to share their writing and illustrations with their friends and teachers!

Davis Golden Paw Winners for September

Every month at Davis students are nominated for going above and beyond when it comes to being a friend and showing kindness to others. Staff nominate students throughout the month and 2 students at each grade level are selected. We are proud to present our September Golden Paw Winners; Isla Madigan, Joey Bosse, Esmerelda Sanchez-Martinez, Sofia Hasselman, Hyder Rizvi, and Emmett Olson.

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Office/Copy Help

If you have an hour to spare once or twice a month, we would love to have additional support with office projects or copy needs. Please email or call the school office directly and we will find a time that is convenient for you! linda.jezek@d303.org or mona.carlson@d303.org; 331-228-2200

Richmond Intermediate

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Open House

Thank you for a wonderful Open House. It was so wonderful to see so many families. Our students did a great job being tour guides. We hope you had fun traveling around Richmond School! Have pictures to share? E-mail Christine.Heins@d303.org. We utilize photos for things like our Yearbook so appreciate you sharing!


Please click HERE to view an Empower newsletter from Ms. Dixon.

Panorama SEL Screener

The Panorama Screener will be given to students beginning September 26th. SEL screener highlights areas of strength and provides insights to the student, parent, and staff on areas for development and growth. Click HERE to view a letter with more details.


Richmond Tigers! If you are a 5th grade student who enjoys singing, you now have the opportunity to sign up for 5th grade choir. The sign up form can be found on your music class Schoology or you can ask Mrs. Taylor for a paper copy of the information. Our First rehearsal will be the morning of September 30th so make sure you get your forms filled out by the 26th of September. Have a Tigertastic day!

D303 Community Backpack

Check out these local groups with exciting opportunities for D303 children.