You and Two
News & updates for Richland Two Parents 3/22/21
FREE, in-person extended learning camp over the summer — transportation provided if requested.
- At the elementary level, instruction will focus on English/language arts and mathematics and possibly additional enrichment opportunities.
- At the middle level, the focus will be preparing students for the upcoming school year in the areas of English/language arts and mathematics.
- High school students will be able to select which of the available courses they will take. Course offerings will include several English, mathematics, science, and ACT/SAT Prep. This list may expand based on student interest to include world language and U.S. History.
Are you interested in your student participating? Sign-up today in Parent Portal. Click here for complete details.
Act now! The deadline to sign-up is March 31, 2021.
You should have received information from your child's school about their specific preparations for the start of Phase 3. Click here to review additional information about Phase 3.
March 22 – Start of Phase 3
March 23 – School Board Meeting
March 25 & 26 — Asynchronous eLearning days for students/Vaccine Clinic for Richland Two employees
April 2 — Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
April 5-9 — Spring break
April 13 – School Board Meeting
April 15 & 16 – Asynchronous eLearning days for students/Vaccine Clinic for Richland Two employees
REMINDER ABOUT ASYNCHRONOUS ELEARNING DAYS
JOIN THE INNOVATION TODAY
The R2i2 Student Innovation Center is giving students in grades 10-12 hands-on experiences in courses tailored to their personal interests. With classes ranging from animation, app development and coding to engineering and baking, there is something for everyone. Click below to learn more about how to join the innovation today!
UPCOMING BOARD MEETING
The Richland Two Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled board meeting on March 23. Executive Session begins at 5:30 p.m. and Public Session is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the Conference Center at R2i2 located at 763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, 29229. In order to allow for social distancing due to COVID-19, the seating capacity for the members of the public who wish to attend the meeting in-person is limited to 30. Individuals attending the meeting must wear face masks.
In case that capacity is reached and to provide members of the public the ability to watch the meeting from the safety of their home, the meeting will also be streamed live at http://www.richland2.org/livestream.
Click the following link to view the agenda for the March 23 Board Meeting:
Public Participation is on the agenda for the regularly scheduled meeting on March 23. The Board sets aside a maximum of 30 minutes (15 minutes at the beginning and 15 minutes prior to the end of the public portion of the meeting). As each speaker is allotted three minutes, Public Participation will be limited to the first 10 people who sign up to speak (five during the first Public Participation and five during the second Public Participation). The sign-up to speak will open at 5 p.m. and close at 5:45 p.m. on March 23 in the lobby of R2i2.
UPCOMING MEETING: April 13, 2021
4K APPLICATION CLOSING SOON
If you or someone you know has a child who will be 4 on or before Sept. 1, don't miss out on the chance to apply for 4K. The Richland Two Center for Child Development offers free 4K Child Development Classes to students who qualify based on developmental readiness, free- or reduced-price meal status or other risk factors.
The application will close on Friday, April 2, 2021. Placements are for the 2021-2022 school year. Space is limited so do not wait to apply.
The free testing site is open to all 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Saturday in the parking lot at r2i2. Click the button above to pre-register.