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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” […]
First Week of School Information SY17-18 August 18, 2017 - The first day of school for the 2017-18 school year is HERE! We are very excited to begin what promises to be another safe and successful school year at RWPCS. Our entire school community is very humbled yet excited about this year’s possibilities. Please follow with information for a smooth start of the school year! SCHOOL WILL BEGIN WITH A STAGGERED OPENING MONDAY, AUGUST 21ST, 2017            8 TH  GRADERS ONLY WILL REPORT FROM 8:00am- 12:30pm TUESDAY, AUGUST 22ND, 2017          9 TH  and 10TH GRADERS ONLY WILL REPORT FROM 8:00am- 12:30pm WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23RD, […]
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement August 3, 2017 - USDA Nondiscrimination Statement For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information […]
ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTATION OVERDUE: LAST COLLECTION DAY JULY 28, 2017 July 6, 2017 - We would like to thank those families who successfully met all necessary enrollment mandates. Your timeliness assists with a smooth transition as we approach SY17-18! For returning students you must complete the re-enrollment packet, and provide the following: DC proof of residency, unexpired Health/Immunization form, Dental form. For new students you must complete the new student packet, and provide the following: DC proof of residency, unexpired Health/Immunization form, Dental form, student’s transcript, student’s birth certificate, IEP documents if applicable. According to rules and regulations put forth by the DC Department of Education, if the documents are not received in the […]
SUMMER OFFICE HOURS AND SUMMER SCHOOL June 26, 2017 -   RWPCS Office will be re-open for operations Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 8:30am-3:00pm. The main office will be open Mondays through Fridays. However, in observance of Fourth of July, RWPCS will be closed July 3-5th, 2017. Summer School will begin July 6th, 2017 and conclude August 10, 2017. Report cards and Summer School information, where applicable, have been mailed. Report Cards are also available via the Parent/Student Powerschool Portal. If you have not received your child’s report card, please email info@richardwrightpcs.org listing your student’s name and grade please with address for verification. Have a great summer! See you in Fall […]