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Welcome back to school.

The first day of school is Monday, August 4th. You may walk your child to the classroom tomorrow. The class lists are posted on the wall outside the main entrance.

– Subscribe to our news page on the website by visiting:

– You can also subscribe to our events on our calendar by visiting our calendar page at http://richlandpto.org/calendars/ and clicking the subscribe buttons on the bottom of the page. This will sync our calendar to your iphone calendar, google, or outlook calendars and you will receive automatic updates.

– 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:

Events This Week:

– Monday, August 4th
– First day of school: 8:15 am to 3:15 pm
– KK: “Meet the Teacher Day” – For Kindergarten ONLY. Starts at 9:30am in the cafeteria and ends at 11 in your child’s classroom.

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, August 12th – Meet the Teacher Night for Grades 1st, 3rd and 5th – 6:00 to 7:30 pm (This is for parents only. Please do not bring your children.)

Thursday, August 14th – Meet the Teacher Night for Grades 2nd and 4th – 6:00 to 7:30 pm (This is for parents only. Please do not bring your children.)

Friday, August 22nd -Room Sponsor Breakfast – 8:30am in cafeteria

Ways to get involved:

– Join the PTO! If you have not renewed your PTO membership or know anyone who has not yet joined the PTO, the last day to join is August 30th. Email membership@richlandpto.org to join.

– Room Sponsor Each classroom has Lead Room Sponsor and a team of Assistant Room Sponsors to help the teacher throughout the year. When everyone does a little, we get a lot done! Email roomsponsor@richlandpto.org to help.

– WatchDOGS (Dads of Great Students) WatchDOGS is an innovative program focusing on the prevention of violence in our children’s schools by using the positive influence of fathers. http://wordpress.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9e5483d6a5349b1c2f857a654&id;=9cf59f71c1

– Lunchroom Volunteer Sign up to help in the cafeteria during lunch http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45a5a72da57-richland8

Do not forget to order:
– Yearbooks. Yearbooks are on sale for $35 until August 30th then the price will increase to $45. Email yearbook@richlandpto.org for form.

– Titles for Tomorrow. With a minimum donation of $20, the PTO will purchase an approved new hardback book for the Richland Library and place a book plate in the front of the book in honor of your child or in memory of a loved one. Email titlesfortomorrow@richlandpto.org for form.

All of these forms will be available soon on the website on the following page: http://richlandpto.org/resources/forms/

Have a wonderful 1st day, parents, students & teachers!!

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