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The 6th Annual Richard Wright PCS Black Tie Gala May 30, 2017 - INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION: #KeepinItDC Engaging student-produced short films span genres and styles, informing, entertaining, and inspiring viewers with innovative techniques, fresh perspectives, and powerful voices of change – garnering attention from national leaders in diverse fields of education, social justice, government, sports, business, arts, music, entertainment, and journalism. Celebrity hosts and musical guests grace the stage each year. Gala 2017’s celebrity host is Joe Clair from WPGC’s Joe Clair’s Morning Show. Dr. Renee Allen from WLVS’s Renee Allen & Friends Show will co-host. Musical guests include DC’s own Familiar Faces, and saxophonist Zedric Teague. This year’s theme “Inspiring the Next Generation” […]
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