Tags » Richmond Public Schools

New online tool opens lines of communication between parents, RPS leaders

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A new tool for Richmond parents was recently announced by Richmond Public Schools.

You can now reach out to school leaders through the “Let’s Talk” portal. 30 more words


Clock is ticking for first day of school

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — School employees are racing against the clock to prepare for the first day of school. Since school officials decided to close down the Elkhardt Middle School building and combine it with Thompson Middle School, preparing for the first day has presented some unique challenges. 421 more words


School Board expected to announce Thompson Middle's new name Monday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Tonight we should finally learn the new name for Richmond’s Thompson Middle School.

School officials decided to rename the school because it is merging with Elkhardt Middle.  140 more words


Class offerings draw criticism at Richmond middle school

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Big changes are headed to Albert Hill Middle School next year after students overwhelmingly requested some electives instead of others.

Many picked dance, for example, over drama, band or visual arts. 123 more words


Former students petition to rename Thompson Middle School

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — When Elkhardt Middle School students move into Thompson Middle School next year, they will call it by a different name. As administrators toss around name ideas for the newly merged middle school, former students, parents and teachers are signing an online petition to name the school after one of its most celebrated teachers. 204 more words


Teachers working to help MLK students in new after school program

RICHMOND, Va.  — When the school day is over at Martin Luther King Middle School in Richmond, not every teacher is headed home for the day. 271 more words


Elkhardt, Thompson middle schools merging

RICHMOND, Va. — Elkhardt Middle School students are in for another big move.  Richmond Public School Board members voted 9-0 on Monday night to merge Elkhardt and Thompson middle schools. 132 more words