Launch into the Week!

September 16, 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.
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Important Dates to Remember!

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"Welcome to Richards" Event

We would like to welcome everyone that is new to Richards to join us Thursday, September 22, 5:30 PM. This informational meeting will be held in the school library.

Mrs. Gastineau and Mrs. Bryant, our school counselors, will conduct a tour of the school and assist parents in using the TeacherEase Parent Portal. This student information system is an easy way to check student grades, pay lunch bills, and contact teachers. They will also be available to address questions or concerns.

If you are not new, but feel this meeting would benefit you, please feel free to join us!

Visit the following link for more information: "Welcome to Richards" Information

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Fall Carnival Date Set

Richards PTO has set the date for the Fall Carnival, Friday, October 28! Mark your calendars!

PTO will be meeting Monday, October 3, 4:30 PM in the Richards Library to continue making plans for this event. They would love for more parents to attend and help with this important fundraiser. Volunteers are needed and donations for the silent auction would be appreciated.

Sports Information


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Rockets Running Club

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Running Club

All students, grades 4-8, are invited to participate in the Richards Running Club. Running Club will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays through the month of October. Parents should pick up their runners at the Richards Sports Complex at 5:00 PM. For more information visit: or click the "button" below.

Rockets Running Club Shirts On Sale Now!

The Rockets Running Club shirts for the 2022-2023 school year are on sale now! Visit the following link for view or download an order form: Running Club Shirt Order Form

Orders are due Friday, September 16.

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Cheer Team

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Cheer Team Practice & Tryouts!

Cheer Team Practice & Tryouts begin next week for grades 5-8! Practice will be 3:45-5:30 PM, Monday, October 3 & Tuesday, October 4. Tryouts will be Wednesday, October 5, 3:45-5:30 PM or until the tryouts are complete. Please contact Cheer Coach Brooke Mitchell for more information.
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STEM Conference for Girls, Grades 7 & 8

We are very excited to announce that our 7th & 8th girls will be attending the Missouri S & T: Expanding Your Horizons conference September 23! For more information visit the following link: or contact Mrs. Rachel Dewey by email at:
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West Plains Bank & Trust Contribution

The West Plains Bank & Trust has come through again! Each time you make a purchase using the Richards Debit Card the WP Bank & Trust donates back to Richards. This year the school received a check for $2,648! This money will be used to purchase materials for our Project Lead the Way STEM programs. Richards is grateful for the ongoing support of the West Plains Bank & Trust.
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Essays Head to Space on Artemis I

This group of seventh grade Rockets made the front page of the Daily Quill! Visit the following link to find our why they made the news! "Essays Head to Space".

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Artemis I Official Launch Kit

See a listing of all the items to be included in the Launch Kit aboard the Artemis. Essays for inclusion are found on page 2.

Health & Safety

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

Parent Information

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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