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Washington DC’s Habitat for Humanity showcases “Women Build: She Nailed It” a Hand Up from Dependance to Self-Reliance

Ambassadors Jakalya Mordecai and Davon Harris covered a press conference on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 in Ivy City for RWN News. They got a sneak preview and media tour of the Ivy City construction site of new Habitat for Humanity homes. This project is designed to help women who are heads of households and face […]

The AFRO: Celebrates 125 Years of Journalistic Excellence and Service to the Community

Richard Wright Seniors, Ambassadors Joshua Mitchell and Tiara Gordon, were fortunate to be the guests of the Afro-American Newspapers, (the longest continuous African American publication in America), on the occasion of their 125th Anniversary Gala, themed “Framing Our Heritage, Forging Our Legacy, Forecasting Our Future” on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, […]

SCHOOL WILL BEGIN WITH A STAGGERED OPENING

MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017, 8TH GRADERS ONLY WILL REPORT FROM 8:00am – 12:30pm TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017, 9TH GRADERS ONLY WILL REPORT FROM 8:00am – 12:30pm 8TH AND 9TH GRADERS WIL RETURN TO SCHOOL ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017 FROM 8:00am – 12:30pm OUR FIRST FULL DAY OF SCHOOL WILL MONDAY, AUGUST 28, […]

Uniform Requirements for Young Ladies:

Young ladies have the option of wearing black pants or the uniform skirts. Black slacks – Absolutely no jeans, tights/leggings, yoga pants, or cargo pants. Plaid skirt (must be purchased from Flynn O’ Hara). If wearing the black pants, a black belt must be worn. White oxford shirt with the Richard Wright logo, no polo […]

Uniform Requirements for Young Men:

Black Slacks – Absolutely no jeans or cargo pants. A black belt must be worn at all times. Black Blazer with the Richard Wright logo. White oxford shirt with the Richard Wright logo, no polo shirts. All males must wear the green tie which must be purchased at the school for $10. Shoes must be […]

The Next Generation of Media Makers Ready to Take on the Challenge
Richard Wright Students Travel Around the World for the Summer
Richard Wright Founder & CEO Featured Guest on DKN’s “I Wish I Knew”
NEWSFLASH FOR INTERESTED FAMILIES….

Are you a parent of an eight-grade student looking for a high school experience with a seamless transition and better preparation for their high school career? Is your child interested in music, vocal or instrumental, music production, dance, visual arts, photography, film, graphic design, or journalism? Is your son or daughter interested in sports and […]

Parent and Student PowerSchool Access

RWPCS is excited to announce that emails have been sent to Parent/Guardian emails providing you and your child with access to current grades and attendance via the online Web-Based Portal. Either you or your student may track academic progress from any location that has internet access. If you do not receive the email with credentials […]

PSAT/SAT Testing for RWPCS Students 10/19/16

Our school will offer the PSAT to our juniors and the SAT to our seniors on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. These assessments are more than a test; it focuses on the knowledge and skills evidence needed for college and career readiness. We are requesting that you child be at school no later than 8:00am on […]

RWPCS Parent-Student Handbook SY16-17

The RWPCS Parent-Student Handbook has been designed to answer questions students most frequently asked about services, programs, expectations and procedures. It is intended to be a user-friendly resource to help parents and students successfully become fully engaged in their educational experience. Please click here to view the RWPCS Parent-Student Handbook. If you have any questions […]

Welcome to Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts.

Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts is a NEW unique high school offering students, beginning with grade 8, an opportunity to explore high school while focusing on their areas of interest within journalism and media arts. Our educational focus is to create great writers, journalists and productive citizens. Our commitment to education will empower […]

About Richard Wright PCS

Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts is a NEW unique high school offering students, beginning with grade 8, an opportunity to explore high school while focusing on their areas of interest within journalism and media arts. Our educational focus is to create great writers, journalists and productive citizens. Our commitment to education will empower […]