Richmond Elementary

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Important Dates

May 10th Grade 2 Vet's Theater-Aesop's Fables Field Trip


May 13th Casey Farm Pre-K Trip


May 16th Vet's Theater- Grade 1


May 17th URI Field Trip (LeClerc)


May 20th Casey Farm- Grade 1


May 25th Vets- Percy Jackson and State House


May 26th Frosty Drew (Stahl, LeClerc, Neill)


May 27th Frosty Drew (Kauffman, Wnek)

Thank You, PTO!

Thank you for the wonderful Girls' Choice dance and for treating our teachers like royalty during Teacher Appreciation Week! We are so grateful for everything you do!

Parent Digital Literacy Night

Please join us in the Richmond Library on Wednesday, May 18th at 5:30pm for a Digital Literacy Night for Parents. We will be sharing some of the ways our teachers and students have been using technology.
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PTO Update

Talent Show Date Change: Please note that the date of the 3rd & 4th Grade Talent Show has been changed to Thursday, June 2nd at 6:30pm in the café. It was originally scheduled to take place on Friday, June 3rd. Please see flyer http://richmondelementaryschoolpto.yolasite.com/resources/2015-2016/Forms/Date%20Change.pdf for details.

Spirit Week: There was a typo in the May PTO newsletter regarding the dates for Spirit Week. This year, Spirit Week will take place from June 6th-June 10th. We look forward to a fun week - details to come!


Yankee Candle Items: If anyone has a missing item from their Yankee Candle order, or if you received a broken item, please contact Robin at mailto:pooley05@aol.com. Thanks again for your support!

Girl's Choice Recap: Spring was definitely in the air at our Spring Fling last Friday! It was an amazing night filled with great music, hula hoops, games, and delicious treats. There were about 300 people in attendance, and we hope everyone had a wonderful time! Please see our May newsletter http://richmondelementaryschoolpto.yolasite.com/resources/2015-2016/Newsletters/News_May2016.pdf for a list of sponsors and volunteers who helped make the night run so smoothly. We are grateful to you all and couldn't have done it without you! And, a very special thank you to Keri Edmunds and Robin Woodmansee for running this event - amazing job, ladies!

PTO President Shadow/Vacancy: Our current President, Stacy Wotherspoon, is still looking for someone to shadow her for the 2016/17 school year and take over as President in 2017. Please go here http://richmondelementaryschoolpto.yolasite.com/latest-news/pto-president-shadow-16-17-job-description-included to read a letter from Stacy about her time on the PTO and to view a job description for the position. Interested candidates should contact Stacy mailto:tspoon7939@yahoo.com.

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May Library Update

Greetings from the Keeper of the Keys. April’s focus in the library was on celebrating all the reading students have been doing this year. Second, third, and forth grade students chose their favorite books and completed book talks. Kindergarten and first grade students continued with their genre studies by moving into poetry. In the Highly Capable club, students began their projects. May will bring more poetry, and continued research.

Spotlight on Learning: Writing in First Grade

Students in first grade pretended they were superheroes and wrote about their super powers and how they would use them. See below for some samples of their fabulous writing.
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