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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 […]

Welcome INFO for New and Returning Students SY18-19

The first day of school for the 2018-2019 school year is quickly approaching. Our entire school community is very humbled yet excited about this year’s possibilities. We would like to take a moment to thank you for your cooperation and diligence in meeting the necessary deadlines for enrollment. If there is something listed that needs […]

Kids Ride Free SY18.19 and Distribution Events

Kids Ride Free Distribution Events Beginning October 1, 2018, students will no longer be able to use their DC One Cards to access public transportation. Students who use Metrorail, Metrobus, or the DC Circulator to get to and from school and school-related activities will need to obtain a new Kids Ride Free SmarTrip card. Get Your Card Early Students can attend one Kids Ride Free SmartTrip card distribution […]

THE 7th ANNUAL RICHARD WRIGHT BLACK TIE GALA – JUNE 8, 2018
RWPCS Closed Today, Thursday, March 22, 2018

Due to inclement weather, RWPCS is closed today. Please be safe and stay warm. Thank you.

URGENT:RESPONSE NEEDED BY 3/30/18:::SY2018-2019 Re-enrollment Available ONLINE NOW!

Richard Wright PCS Parent/Guardian, Richard Wright PCS is kicking off its Re-enrollment Season for the 2018-19 School Year, starting March 1, 2018 and ending March 30, 2018. You may go to the link here “Admissions”, scroll down to RE-ENROLLMENT, and click to re-enroll your student. Completed online forms will be sent automatically to Richard Wright PCS. Please […]

RWPCS Closed Friday, March 2, 2018

Due to the intense and high winds, and concerned for staff and student travel, RWPCS will be closed Friday, March 2, 2018.

Delayed Opening Wednesday, 2/7/18

RWPCS will have a delayed opening due to the inclement weather and low temperatures. Students are to arrive to school by 11am. We hope for safe travel to school!

Delayed Opening Tuesday, 1/30/18

Due to sub 32 degree temp in a few areas of students, RWPCS is taking precaution and having s delayed opening for students. All students are to arrive for school by 11:00am.

Richard Wright PCS Engaged in the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) Accreditation Process

As an educational community constantly seeking ways to develop, grow, and improve in our educational responsibility to our students, families, and our entire community, Richard Wright has engaged in the peer-review model of accreditation with the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS). The accreditation process is a voluntary and reflective one through […]

MAN THE BLOCK COMMUNITY EVENT WITH DOUG E. FRESH
NSLP PUBLIC NOTIFICATION – CIVIL RIGHTS INFORMATION

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 […]