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A Historic Visit from Civil Rights Leader Reverend Jesse Jackson May 8, 2017 -     Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts had the tremendous honor and privilege to welcome civil rights activist and leader Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. to the school for an amazing visit. He graciously and eloquently spoke with the Richard Wright students, inspiring and motivating them through his call and response affirmations, his warm, humorous, and loving demeanor, recounting his experiences in school with his teachers, his roots in civil rights activism with Dr Martin Luther King, and his ongoing work with the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Reverend Jackson’s fundamental message to “Keep Hope Alive” will continue […]
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Open House 1/28 Noon-2 January 28, 2017 -
Progress Reports 2ndQ Available Via PowerSchool Student Portal December 8, 2016 - Quarter 2 Progress Reports are now available via the RWPCS PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal. Emails with login credentials were sent October 2016. If you still need access, please email
FREE Student Immunizations At EdFEST Saturday, December 10th, 2016!!!! December 8, 2016 - Department of Health (DOH) will be onsite at EdFEST providing flu vaccines on Saturday, December 10th, 2016. They will also be providing “no shots, no school” vaccines or scheduling appointments for students that still need them if do not don’t feel comfortable getting them onsite. The immunizations are provided by DOH and they will be administered by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic- Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. Families don’t have to be members of MedStar to receive the vaccinations. We want to make it as easy as possible for families to be healthy (and compliant!). Please contact RWPCS if you have […]