Launch into the Week!

November 18, 2022

Richards R-V School

Sometimes the best laid plans change, so if corrections are made to this document please visit the online version using the "Launch" link found on the Richards website or follow postings on Facebook.

Important Dates to Remember!

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Cheer Team

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Cheer Team Information


Wednesday, November 30, 3:45 - 5:00 PM.

Game Performance:

Monday, November 28

Cheer B Team should be at Richards by 5:00 PM

Cheer A Team should be at Richards by 6:00 PM.

HCAA B Team Basketball Tournament:

Tuesday, November 29

Cheer B Team @ Glenwood, TBD

Thursday, December 1

Cheer B Team @ Richards, TBD

Friday, December 2

Cheer B Team @ Fairview, TBD

Fine Arts News

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Richards Art Club will meet Wednesday, November 30, 3:45 - 5:15 PM in the Richards Art Room. Contact Mrs. Bunch for more information.
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New Scholarship Established to Benefit Richards School Graduates

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THE DONNA S. AND MICHAEL D. HAYES SCHOLARSHIP has been established at Missouri State University with a $500,000 gift from the estate of Michael D. Hayes. The funds will be used for scholarships for graduates of Richards R-5 School who pursue certificate or undergraduate degree programs at the university’s campuses in West Plains and Springfield. The scholarship honors Donna, who was a graduate of Richards and taught at the school for 37 years, and Michael, who supported Donna in her profession and the school she loved.

Hayes Scholarship Information

Visit to learn more about the Donna & Mike Hayes Scholarship, how to apply or contribute.

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Student of the Month

Ramona Heiney-State Farm in association with The Pizza Shack (West Plains) and Spring Dipper West Plains are excited to announce the Richards Rockets November Student of the Month, Cooper Moore.

Cooper has been selected as the 5th grade Student of the Month. He is the son of Bryan and Megan Moore. Cooper is an honor roll student. Cooper’s teachers share that he demonstrates independence, maturity and responsibility on a daily basis. He always keeps up with his work, in class and independently. He is polite and respectful to classmates and teachers. He makes good decisions and looks out for how he can help others. We are very proud of him.

Congratulations Cooper!!

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Operation Christmas Child

Fifth graders participated in Operation Christmas Child this year, which delivers shoeboxes full of new toys, art supplies, and personal care items to underprivileged children all over the world. Our students are learning a life lesson in the importance of generosity and caring for others. Thanks to these Rockets, the children who receive these gift boxes will have a brighter holiday.

Oh My! Pumpkin Pie!

One of many to be thankful for the Rocket chefs in the Richards kitchen!

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Health & Safety

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Click on image below to learn more about applying for the Free & Reduced Meals Plan.

Parent Information

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Extra! Extra! Yearbooks are Here!

If you placed an order last year for the 2021-22 Richards Yearbook, they will be sent home with your child this week. If you missed out on ordering a yearbook, we have extras! You may purchase yearbooks at the front office for $11.00 while supplies last.
Parent Portal - TeacherEase

Be sure to login and use Parent Portal to monitor your child's assignments, grades, attendance, lunch bill, etc.

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