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Weekly Eblast 7-30-17

Important Back to School Dates

Tues, August 1st 8am-3pm and 4pm-7pm – Back to School Fair – Join the PTO, Support the Capital Campaign, Sign up for a Yearbook, Sign up for after-school activities, Order school spirit wear, Uniform Swap, Pick up pre-ordered school supplies and more.

Tues, August 1st 8am-7pm – Teacher List will be posted – You can find out your child’s teacher, and the teacher will be available from 8:00 to 9:30am or 5:00 to 6:30pm. You may introduce your child to his or her teacher in the teacher’s room. You can take your supplies to the classroom (Do not write your student’s name on the supplies) and say a quick hello to the teacher. However, this is not a Meet the Teacher meeting so please be respectful of the teacher’s time. Please do not visit with previous teachers during this time.

Thurs, August 3rd 5:00 to 6:30 pm. – Kindergarten Meet the Teacher for Kindergarten Please do not bring your child to this meeting, and plan to stay for the entire time.

Mon, Aug7th – First day school for Grade 1-5 – it is a full day with dismissal at 3:15 pm.

Kindergarten First day school – staggered enrollment – first day of school is Aug 14th.

Tuesday, August 15th 5:30-6:15 & 6:15-7pm – Meet the Teacher for 1st, 3rd, & 4th- more info come

Thursday, August 17th 5:30-6:16 & 6:15-7pm – Meet the Teacher for 2nd & 5th – more info to come

Other Information

Eblast – Eblast distribution list is still being sent to 2016-17 PTO Members. If your child no longer attends Richland, you will be taken off the distribution list as the 2017-18 membership information is updated the next few weeks.

Pre-ordered Supply Boxes – Should be picked up in cafeteria and taken to classroom from 8-9:30am and 5-6:30pm.

Musical recorders and agenda books – Agenda books are required for grades 3-5 and Recorders are required for grades 4-5. Both will be on sale after school starts will be available at the school bookstore.

Activity Fee & Field Day/Field Trip T-shirt: $4 per child Activity Fee (cash or check payable to Richland) $10 Field Day/Field Day T-shirt (exact change or make check payable to McNeal Graphics)

Parking: 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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