RDES Update

Achieving Together ... ONE Family

Ready to Get Started with 2021!

Dear Richmond Drive Families,

Happy New Year and Welcome Back!!

We hope that everyone had a happy and restful Winter break! The Richmond Drive Staff is looking forward to seeing your child at school on Tuesday, January 5.

The early school schedule after a break can be a challenge for many however, please keep in mind that instruction begins promptly at 7:45. We don't want any of our kids to miss 1 minute of classroom learning.

Please make sure that student come to school with laptops fully charged. Students will be using them in their classrooms everyday.

Please continue to reach out to Nurse McKinnon with any health concerns or questions at 803-981-1935. Your communication with us is critical to keeping everyone healthy and safe.

Looking forward to our first school week of 2021!


Janice Hyatt

Please stay safe and healthy, by social distancing, washing your hands frequently and staying home if possible. THANK YOU

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Tuesday, January 5 - Students Return from Winter Break

Wednesday, January 6 - Progress Reports Day

Monday, January 11 - SIC and PTO meeting 5:00 zoom

Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King Holiday (No School)

Wednesday, January 20 - Math Magic Night 6:00 zoom

Monday, January 28 - Early Release Day (Dismissal at 10:45)

Happy Retirement Mrs. Hucks

December 18 was a sad day at Richmond Drive as we said goodbye to the retiring Mrs. Hucks. Mrs. Hucks worked in our front office for many years as well as other locations around the district.

She was such an asset to our staff and families. She knew most every family by name and was excited to hear about all the good things happening with everyone.

She will be dearly missed.

Celebrating ... Pajama Day

Thank You Pet Smart for the Donation of Reading Buddies

Keeping in Touch Around the School

Links in Library Lines

Virtual Field Trips and Read Aloud Stories

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Parent Need to Know Items

Absent Notes for the School

Use the email address below to send in notes when your students are absent.

Be sure to include: students first and last name, dates of absences and teacher name


Laptop Support

Call 324-TECH

Need additional TECH Resources families? Check the website:


SeeSaw Down / CANVAS Down

Click here to see the status of computer programs in RHS


Technology - Internet Needed at Home

- everyone needs internet access at home to complete work

- application for a FREE internet HOT SPOT -https://form.jotform.com/202474353791155

- use your phone camera up to the QR code to access the application.

Change in transportation home?

If you are ever in need to change the way your child goes home, please complete the following:

- a handwritten note must be sent to the school

- include the child's first and last name

- include the day or days of the change

- teacher's name

- parent needs to sign the note