Richmond Elementary

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Important Dates

April 29th URI (Mrs. Neill and Mrs. Wnek's Classes)

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)

Gems-net Family Day

Join Ms. Leddy and Mrs. Krause for the Family Science Expo!

Saturday, April 30th

10am to 2pm

at the Ryan Center

URI Kingston Campus

Digital Literacy Night for Parents

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.

PTO Update

The new sign was installed yesterday, and it looks wonderful! It replaces one that was 20 years old and in very bad condition. All of the support we receive from our Richmond families allows us to do great things like this for our school! Thank you all!

Girl's Choice
: The Spring Fling is this Friday, April 29th. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the cost is $10 per family. Come dressed in your favorite spring attire - dresses, shorts, pants, florals, pastels, prints - wear whatever you will be comfortable in for a fun evening of dancing with your special date! A photographer will be on site for anyone who would like to purchase a keepsake. Also, don't forget to decorate and return the flowers, butterflies, and birds that were sent home before vacation - we are using them as decorations at the event! More information about the dance, including photography order forms and decoration templates, is available's%20Choice%202016.pdf. See you Friday night!

3rd & 4th Grade Talent Show: This annual event will be held on Friday, June 3rd at 7pm in the café. If you have a 3rd or 4th grader who would like to participate in this year's show, please complete and return the registration May 6th. All music must be turned in by May 12th. Please note there are two mandatory rehearsals for the show which will be held after school on Thursday, May 12th and Thursday, May 26th. We can't wait to see all the great acts you've got planned!

PTO President Shadow/Vacancy: Our current President, Stacy Wotherspoon, is looking for someone to shadow her for the 2016/17 school year and take over as President in 2017. Please click 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 at and plan to attend our next meeting on April 13th.

Box Tops: Please continue to send in all of your Box Tops! Our last big collection deadline is Thursday, May 19th. Thank you so much for helping us earn money for our school - your support has helped us achieve some truly impressive statistics:

· We are currently #1 out of 346 RI schools for most Box Tops collected!

· We are also currently #1 in our area which includes 405 surrounding schools in CT and MA!

· Nationally, we rank #949 out of 95,370 schools that participate in the program!

Box Tops Moms: Please have your final totals from the April collection submitted no later than May 6th. A big thank you for helping us this year!

Next PTO Meeting: May 18th at 6:30pm in the library.

Poetry Slam


Poem should be read in 2 minutes or less. Poem must be written by K-4 student(s). Poem can be read in pairs or as a group.

REHEARSAL ON MONDAY, JUNE 13TH AT 4:00 PM Contact Joe Gencarelli (Hope Valley School Principal) at if you have questions.

Bingo Night

Bingo Night

May 6th at 6pm at Chariho High School

$6 for 2 cards

$10 for 4 cards

Free baked good with every admission

May Lunch Menu

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2016-2017 Classroom Placement Parent Surveys

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Spotlight on Learning: 3rd Grade Wax Museum

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