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Opportunity for RPS teachers to restock their classrooms

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond teachers can restock their classroom supplies for free at an event being held Thursday afternoon.

The RPS Teacher Store is opening at 4:30 p.m. 68 more words


Volunteers work to create 'learning garden' at John B. Cary Elementary

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Sixty volunteers braved Saturday’s rain to work on building a “Learning Garden” at John B. Cary Elementary School in Richmond.

Students, teachers, parents and volunteers from all across the community worked through the day and completed the garden. 68 more words


44 percent of Richmond sixth graders overdue for Tdap vaccination

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Doctors and parents are responding to reports that nearly half of all Richmond City sixth graders missed school because they were not vaccinated in time. 334 more words


Richmond officials seek to boost student vaccine compliance

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials say almost half of all sixth-graders in Richmond public schools missed class this year because they were not properly vaccinated. 139 more words


RPS teachers can replenish classroom supplies at no cost today

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Richmond Public School teachers can replenish classroom supplies Thursday, at the RPS Teacher Store.

Teachers, instructional assistants, and school administrators are welcome to collect donated school supplies and materials at no cost. 144 more words


RPS holding event to help students transition to new school

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Public Schools is hosting an event for parents Wednesday evening to equip them to help their kids transition from one school to another. 50 more words


School officials fear federal cuts to meal programs

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Last week the White House’s Budget Director Mick Mulvaney questioned the importance of federal free meals for school children.

“They’re supposed to help kids who don’t get fed at home get fed, so they do better in school … Guess what. 344 more words