April Newsletter

Hibberd Wildcats

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Mission Statement

Hibberd is a diverse community of students, teachers, and families all working together. Through meaningful experiences, our students will develop their individual gifts to become life-long learners and productive members of the community.
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Hibberd Early College Academy Open Enrollment

Hibberd Early College Academy Open Enrollment has begun!

Current Richmond Community School 5th-7th grade students are eligible to apply. Applications for open enrollment will be taken through Friday, April 30th at the following link: https://forms.gle/r5jJ1Uw8AJT82X9w8

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Virtual State Science Fair Competition

Luv Patel and Cynthia Santiago-Cruz will be competing at the at the virtual State Science Fair on Wednesday, April 7th. Good luck Wild Cats!
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Orchestra Recruitment

The Intermediate Orchestra helped with recruitment by performing for 5th graders at Test Intermediate school. The 5th graders then were able to share their interests and intent to join!

Spring Art on Display

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Yearboook Ordering Time

Yearbooks can be purchased with order forms that are available at the school front desk.

Cost is $15.00

April More Than Words~ Peace

Peace is proving you care more about each other than winning an argument.
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FREE Take Home Supper Kits

Chartwells has launched a new FREE service for RCS families! Free Take Home Supper Kits are now available all RCS schools. In-Person and Hybrid students may pick up supper kits at the end of their school day. Virtual students may pick up Supper Kits on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Charles Elementary School or Richmond High School (2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.) Questions/Concerns? Please call 973-3392.

Chartwell Food Service

Chartwell Food Service is new this year. You can find breakfast and lunch menus HERE.

Two Hour Delay Schedule

2 Hour Delay Schedule can be found HERE .


  • April 6 School Librarian Day
  • April 6 6:30 Virtual KPTO Meeting
  • April 8 Boston Run Practice until 3:00p
  • April 9 3rd COSI field trip payment due of $79

  • April 12 4:30 Int. Coed Golf Intrasquad Match, Away
  • April 13 4:30 Int. Coed Golf vs Northeastern, Away
  • April 13 5:00 Math Bowl Competition 4th grade, Ms. Wise

  • April 13 5th Six Week grading Period Ends
  • April 14 6th Six Week Grading Period Begins
  • April 14 5:30 Int. Track vs Muncie South/Seton Catholic, Away @ Muncie
  • April 15 Boston Run Practice until 3:00p
  • April 19 5:00 Int. Coed Golf vs Brookville Middle school, Home
  • April 20 5:30 Int. Coed Golf vs East Jay County Middle School, Home
  • April 21 5:00 Int. Track vs Hagerstown/Lincoln, Home
  • April 23 ECA 8th grade to Mary Scott Park
  • April 24 10:00a Int. Track vs Greenville Jr. High School, Away
  • April 26 4:30 Int. Coed Golf vs Hagerstown Jr High School, Home
  • April 27 4:30 Int. Coed Golf vs Benjamin Rush Middle School, Away
  • April 29 Boston Run Semi Final Race
  • April 30 Early College 8th grade Bridgeway Celebration at Civic Hall

  • May 3-7 Teacher appreciation week
  • May 3 4:30 Int. Coed Golf vs Northeastern school, HHS, Away
  • May 4 5:00 Int. Track, Richmond 3-way meet, Home
  • May 6 5:00 Int. Coed Golf vs Union County Middle School, Home
  • May 8 9:30a Int. Track, CMS Track Invitational , Away
  • May 10 5:00 Int. Coed Golf vs Eastern Hancock Middle School, Away
  • May 10 5:00 Int. Track vs Eastern Hancock, Northeastern Middle, Away
  • May 13 Boston Run Finals Race
  • May 13 4:30 Int. Coed Golf vs Highland Middle School, Home
  • May 14 Early College 7th and 8th grade Field Trip to COSI

  • May 14 5:30 Int. Track, Union City Invite, Away
  • May 17 4:30 Int. Coed Golf vs Connersville Middle School, Away
  • May 20 Early College Culture Fair

  • May 20 4:30 Int. Coed Golf Intrasquad Match, Home
  • May 27 Second Semester Ends

  • May 27 Last day of school for students

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Athletic Events for Fall, Winter, Spring

Hibberd does not have athletic teams due to being a program building. Students may participate in intermediate athletics on the Test and Dennis teams depending on which boundary you live in. Please find information about Intermediate Athletics HERE.
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Join Hibberd KPTO--Next virtual meeting: Tuesday, April 6th 6:30-7:15pm

Dear Hibberd Parents, Students, and Teachers,

KPTO meetings will be held the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Our meetings will be held virtually through google meet. The main way KPTO communicates is through the Remind App. Below you will find a link to our KPTO Remind Page. We would love to have as much participation as possible, so please join us through the link. On the day of the meeting I will post the agenda and the link for the google meet. I look forward to working together to make Hibberd great. Contact me at smstearley@gmail.com.


Sarah Stearley and acting KPTO board members

Box Tops

Our KPTO received $200 for Box Tops last school year. Keep them coming in!!!!! Please help us by collecting these and bringing them into the Hibberd office or scan your receipt and use the app within 14 days of purchase. See details pictured below.

RCS Calendar

Looking for the RCS Calendar? CLICK HERE.

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce

Please see what is happening in the area through the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce

RCS Student Code of Conduct

The RCS Student Code of Conduct can be found HERE.

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