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Weekly EBlast 3/4/18


March 6th – Fino’s Family Night

March 8th – School Tour 8:30-10:30am

March 8th – PTO Board Meeting 8:30 am

March 12-16th – Spring Break

Week After Spring Break: Boosterthon Kick Off & Science Fair


PTO Online Auction: if you are interested in providing a donation or know of a local business or person who would like to donate, please email the Richland Online Auction Committee: Deborah Mitchell and Natasha Griffin by Friday, March 30, 2018.  Keep in mind that the auction will not go live until early April so gift certificates need to be good until at least December 2018.

Box Tops:  Box tops no longer have to be attached to the Box Tops paper. You may simply cut them out and place them in a ziplock bag to bring to your teacher. Keep collecting box tops!!

Lunchroom Volunteers Needed: Time commitments are flexible – stay for one (11:00-12:00) or two (12:00-1:00) shifts daily, weekly, monthly, etc. – whatever works in your schedule. You will assist kids, meet entire grade levels of children, learn personalities, and get a good picture of your child’s peer group. You may sign up for when your child is in the cafeteria. **Especially need help for the 11:00-12:00 shift!!** * Before your shift, check in at the main office and go to the cafeteria where a staff member will help you get started.

Yearbook: Yearbooks are still available to purchase online for $45.00 until 5/1/18

Parking: In the morning, there is NO PARKING on the school side of Rich between the main doors and Oak Grove. Take a moment to study the traffic maps that detail the no parking zones and morning drop-off zones located in front of the school.  DO NOT park on Rich Road heading west (toward White Station) between Oak Grove and the front door. Carpool line only!

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Weather Information:


March 12-16: Spring Break – No School

March 20: Boosterthon Kick Off

March 21&22: Science Fair

March 22: Domino’s Pizza Night

March 23: Skate Night 5:15-7:15 @ Cordova Skating Rink

March 29: Boosterthon Fun Run

March 30: No School – Good Friday

April 3: Fino’s Night 4-7pm

April 13: KK Program/PTO General Meeting #6 9am (DATE CHANGE)

April 18PTO Board Meeting 2:30pm

April 19: Domino’s Pizza Night

April 20-22: Spring Fling Online Auction

April 21: Grounds Beautification

April 27: Spring Fling

May 8: Teacher’s Appreciation Luncheon

May 11: Field Day (DATE CHANGE)

May 12: REEF Golf Tourament @Galloway

May 14-16: AR Store

May 21: Yearbook Signing

May 23: 5th Grade Promotion

May 24: 5th Grade Picnic

May 24: Last Day (full day)

School Recognition

(Photo by Brad Vest, The Commercial Appeal ) Mrs. McNary Receives National Honor – National Class of Distinguished Principals 2013

Business United to Recognize Educators has selected Richland Elementary as the School of the Month! - July 2012

(Photo by Kyle Kurlick/Special to The Commercial Appeal) Allyson Chick, a third-grade teacher at Richland elementary, is the first Memphis teacher in several decades named Tennessee teacher of the year.