News

New Home for RWPCS SY20-21 Announced

From the Desk of Dr. Marco Clark, Founder, CEO, and Head of Richard Wright Public Charter Schools: The Richard Wright 2020 Vision Mission has Come to Fruition. We are proud to announce that we have a Brand New School Building to serve our Students and Families. This is going to be a State of the […]

SY19.20 Back To School Night

WELCOME NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS AND FAMILIES… Back to School Night is this THURSDAY, AUGUST 15th 6-8pm at the Blue Castle 770 M Street SE! Meet our 2019-20 Richard Wright Team of Exceptional Educators and Moving Forward as we “IMAGINE THAT…”

Welcome Parents and Students To SY19-20 from RWPCS Founder and CEO Dr. Marco Clark, Ed.D.

Dear Family, We are excited to embark upon another outstanding school year. Our theme for this year is “IMAGINE THAT.” My team is very eager to meet our new students and all smiles to embrace our returning students. Over the summer we have held several meetings highlighting the upcoming school year. No worries if you […]

RWPCS Women’s Varsity Volleyball Clinics and Tryouts Announced

Volleyball Clinics for all young ladies interested in trying out this Tuesday-Thursday 4:30-6:30pm. Monday, July 29th’s session  has been cancelled. Please find the waiver for clinic participants here. Volleyball Tryouts will be Saturday, August 3rd, 11am-2:30pm. Lastly, student managers are needed. If interested, please email aroberts@richardwrightpcs.org.

Mandatory Football Parent and Player Meeting

There will be a mandatory meeting for all students and parents interested or currently on the team this Wednesday, July 31, 2019. We will begin promptly at  7:00pm. Coaches will be introduced, forms completed,  schedules, and student academic eligibility discussed.

Man The Block “Let Girls Walk In Peace” Event – May 9, 2019

This student-led event is calling for support due to the demeaning, infuriating, and terrifying incidents our girls often face on the way to and from school. Our young women voiced their concerns and experiences and wanted a platform to do something about it. JOIN US IN SOLIDARITY TO SUPPORT FEMALE STUDENTS IN SAFE PASSAGE FREE […]

TAKE RWPCS OUT TO THE NATS BALLGAME

THANK YOU @nationals for your partnership giving our students at Richard Wright Public Charter Schools for Journalism and Media Arts @rwpcsroxie an in-depth look at sports journalism and media production in Major League Baseball! Students had the excellent opportunity to speak with @dankolko and @therealboporter from NatsXtra, the Pre/Post-Game Show hosts on @masnnationals and get […]

RWPCS DYNASTY DANCERS TAKE CENTER STAGE

The Richard Wright Dynasty Dancer Company put on a stunning show last night at the Miracle Theatre to the delight of the audience of parents, students, members of the community, and school supporters. Kudos to the students and staff for a wonderful performance. Thank you so much Dr. Maurice A Butler for capturing the power and brilliance […]

ROTARY INTERACT CLUB INAUGURAL CLUB ANNOUNCED

Through the amazing help of members and leadership of the Rotary Club of DC and Rotary District 7620, Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts chartered the Rotary Interact Club with a record number of 40 outstanding young leaders! Well aligned with the mission of Richard Wright, this inaugural club at Richard […]

One World Education Ambassador Challenge

WE ARE SO PROUD of OUR Richard Wright Students, 10th Graders, McKenzie Turner and Amora Campbell for their outstanding presentations at the One World Education Ambassador Challenge. McKenzie’s story is highlighted in the Washington Post article by columnist Petula Dvorak. This exemplifies why we do what we do as a journalism and media arts school […]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 CELEBRATED

The Woman’s National Democratic Club (WDNC) Educational Foundation extended a warm and generous welcome to the young women of Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts for International Women’s Day 2019. The theme of International Women’s Day 2019 was #BalanceforBetter, a call for action to build a gender-balanced world. With the WDNC’s motto “From the Right to […]

RWPCS MEETS THE ILLUSTRIOUS STACEY ABRAMS

Smiles, laughter & energy inspired by GREATNESS! Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts students had the honor of meeting political leader Ms. Stacey Abrams during the The Brookings Institution Black History Month event, “A conversation with Stacey Abrams: Race and political power in the United States” moderated by Jelani Cobb. Discussing […]

RWPCS AT EDFEST

RWPCS showed up big at the EdFEST – the District’s annual public school fair – on Saturday, December 8 at DC Armory (2001 E. Capitol St SE)! Staff members and students spoke to several interested families about the many reasons why they should become a part of the RWPCS Family! We value the art of  […]

DELAYED STATUS TODAY – Thursday, 11/15/18

Due to inclement weather, Richard Wright Public Charter School will be operating on a delayed status this morning. All staff must report by 10:30am. All students will report by 11am. Please be safe in your travels. Thank you. 

POWERSCHOOL PARENT/STUDENT PORTAL NOW AVAILABLE

The Powerschool Parent/Student Portal is now available for viewing of real time grades. Emails were sent to parents with information needed to access your student’s current grades and attendance through Richard Wright’s Parent Portal. You will be able to securely view real-time student attendance, grades, detailed assignment descriptions, and even personal messages from the teacher. Please visit the […]