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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


Fourth Annual RVA Awesome Adult Spelling Bee benefits area creative writing students

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Master spellers, take note: a local nonprofit, which teaches Richmond Public Schools students to express themselves through creative writing, will host a spelling bee next week. 352 more words


Car bursts into flames after slamming into Richmond school bus

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A car burst into flames after rear-ending a Richmond school bus carrying four students with special needs Wednesday afternoon, according to Richmond Public Schools officials. 249 more words