Davis Richmond E-news

April 14, 2022

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Click HERE for Updated D303 Summer Camp Opportunities

Looking for summer ideas?? D303 offers a variety of summer school, athletic, and music camp opportunities. All the brochures are located at this site. Registration has begun for many camps already. All registrations are completed through pushcoin.


The D303 donation drive for Bernie’s Book Bank will be held for one week, April 25-29, 2022, at all D303 schools. Please consider bringing in new and gently used children’s books for birth through 6th grade to one of the D303 schools during the donation drive. Parents or students may place books in the collection bins located in the front hallway. D303’s goal for the 2022 donation drive is 20,000 books. Every book will help us reach our goal!!

Please check that the books you are sending fit the following criteria:

Donate to Bernie’s Book Bank:

  • Birth through 6th grade only

  • Must be in good physical condition

  • Books written in English or Spanish

  • Storybooks

  • Board books

  • Chapter books

  • Recent nonfiction and graphic novels

Keep or donate elsewhere:

Languages other than English and Spanish

  • Young adult (Ex. Hunger Games, John Green novels…)

  • Adult books (Ex. “Chicken Soup” books)

  • Religious books

  • LRC books (Contact Bernie’s Book Bank to get more information about what they will accept.)

  • Reference books (dictionaries, atlases…)

  • Textbooks or test prep books

  • Magazines

  • Outdated nonfiction (Ex. technology books published before 2017)

  • Science project books

  • Activity Books (Ec. cookbooks, sticker books with no story or with missing stickers, gaming books with no story, books for handwriting practice,,,)

  • Self-help books (Ex. The Care and Keeping of You, why parents get divorced, how to deal with death, bullying…)

  • Poor physical condition:

    • Torn or bent covers

    • Torn pages

    • Heavy marking

    • Mildew/mold

    • Off odor

    • Very yellow pages

    • Cracked bindings

    • Hardcover books with cardboard showing in the corner

    • Noise making buttons that don’t work


    Restaurant Night and Scentcerely Yours Fundraiser

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our Chik-Fil-A restaurant night and Scentcerely Yours fundraiser! The candle fundraiser raised $264 with a special thank you to Anita Dickerson for home delivery of the candles.

    PTO ZOOM Meeting Thursday April 14th at 7:00pm

    Please join the Davis Richmond virtual PTO meeting on Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 PM via Zoom. We'd love to see you there!

    Click to join the Zoom Meeting:

    Meeting ID: 810 7518 8934 Passcode: 413571

    Teacher Appreciation Weeks

    We need your help! Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6. There are still a few spots open to donate or volunteer! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0445a5a82ea0f85-teacher

    End of Year Parties

    Please click HERE to sign-up to help out at the end of year parties at Davis and Richmond. The PTO is hosting two separate end-of-the-year parties with entertainment, crafts and games. Tuesday, May 24th at Davis from 9:00-11:00am and Wednesday, May 25th at Richmond from 12:15-2:15pm.


    Don't forget to order your Davis Richmond yearbook. Purchase through Pushcoin today! https://store.d303.org/#!/products/P2GD3MDUHX

    Questions or comments? Email us at davisrichmondpto1@gmail.com

    Davis Primary

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    Sign up to Help With Field Day at Davis!

    We're excited to be able to have field day back at Davis Primary. Sign up HERE if you would like to volunteer to work a station on field day, Tuesday May10th (Kindergarten - 8:30-10:30) and Wednesday or May 11th (1st 8:30 -10:30 & 2nd 12:30 -2:30). If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Mattson or Mr. Smith.

    Watch D.O.G.S Success!

    Our dads had so much fun supporting our lunch and recess times at Davis. They had the opportunity to eat with our students, monitor recess games, and spend some quality time with their own children. We can’t wait to see more Watch D.O.G.S. every Friday!

    Look who visited our kindergarten students!

    Richmond Intermediate

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    Field Day

    Dear Richmond Families,

    If you are considering being a volunteer for field day, we wanted to communicate some extra details. Field Day is Tuesday May 24, 2022. There is no rain date this year. This is a whole school, all-day event! Any parent who signs up to volunteer will be helping to run a station. Regardless of the time frame you sign up for, we will make sure that your child(ren)'s class will pass through your station while you are helping. Please feel free to email Mr. Lubas or Mr. Born with any other questions or concerns you may have. We are looking forward to a fun and active day!


    Mr. Lubas and Mr. Born

    link to sign up:



    A big thank you to Bernie’s Book Bank for giving a bag of books to our students. During the week of April 18, every student will receive a bag of books to read and keep at home.

    Join Orchestra in 2022-2023!

    All students entering 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade next school year have the opportunity to participate in Richmond’s Orchestra! In orchestra students make friends, learn how to play an instrument, create awesome music, and so much more!

    Students choose to play either the violin, viola, cello or string bass.

    To learn more about the orchestra program, and how to enroll your child, visit our website:

    D303 Elementary Orchestra

    You can also attend one of our D303 Orchestra Town Hall Meetings. During the meetings we will answer your questions about the orchestra program. Attending this virtual meeting is very helpful for first time orchestra families.

    D303 Orchestra Town Hall Meetings (Please attend just one)

    Date: Wednesday, 5/4 Time: 7:00pm

    Date: Thursday 5/5 Time: 7:00pm

    Zoom Link: Will be shared closer to the meeting dates.

    Any questions? Please contact the orchestra teacher Kirstin Rohrbach at kirstin.rohrbach@d303.org

    District News

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    Returning Student Online Registration

    Click HERE for information about registering your children for school year 2022-2023 beginning April 25th.

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