News Posts

MAN THE BLOCK – One Mission. One Voice. Safe Communities. May 11, 2016 -   MAN THE BLOCK One Mission. One Voice. Safe Communities. Man The Block Safe Passage Program Mission: To promote Safe Passage for all students in the District of Columbia through coordinated and collaborative efforts of schools, city government, civic organizations, and whole communities. Goals include: • Engage schools, community, government, and businesses in collaborative solutions • Continue to build productive, clean, and safe communities around institutions of learning • Promote academic achievement • Promote clear walkways (free of loitering, harassment, bullying, drugs, and alcohol) • Increase the number of bike lanes near educational institutions Man The Block CITYWIDE on Monday, May […]
1gala Richard Wright 5th Annual Black Tie Gala June 6, 2016 - Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts presents the Richard Wright 5th Annual Black Tie Gala at the magnificent Warner Theatre in beautiful downtown DC! This year’s festivities will be hosted by the star of Starz’ hit show POWER, actor Omari Hardwick; actress, spokesmodel, and fashion designer LisaRaye; and DC native, star of NBC’s The Mysteries of Laura, actor Laz Alonso. This red-carpet, black tie affair is an enticing evening of the arts, featuring the soulful sounds of Be’la Dona, the Nation’s hottest all-female band; an exclusive screening for Transitions Series season finale “CHECKMATE”; brilliant, student-produced, […]
RWPCS Closed Wednesday, March 16, 2016 March 16, 2016 - RWPCS will be closed today as WMATA announced their entire Metrorail system will be shut down. This impacts our staff and students tremendously.  Metrorail has NEVER shut down in all of WMATA’s history. RWPCS will closely follow METRO’s updates today in order to plan for tomorrow. Be sure to revisit our website or FACEBOOK page for updates.
RWPCS On Time Friday, March 4, 2016 March 4, 2016 - RWPCS will open on time March 4, 2016.
RE-ENROLLMENT FOR SY16-17 Now Open Online March 3, 2016 - Richard Wright PCS is kicking off re-enrollment for the 2016-17 School Year, starting March 1, 2016 and ending March 30, 2016. You may go online to and click on the                         “Admissions SY16-17” tab to re-enroll your student or you may also complete the re-enrollment packet attached and return to Richard Wright PCS any time before the deadline. Also, DC Residency Verification will be due by May 2, 2016 in accordance to mandated requirements set forth by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). Additional info will be available once […]