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  • Principal Murray Happy New Year Jayem:


    As we welcome you back from Winter Break and begin to prepare for the End of the 1st Semester please review some important updates and reminders:

    • Attendance! Attendance! Attendance:  18=0, even in this virtual learning environment students are expected to report to class every day!
    • Please keep in mind that the first semester will be ending on February 5, 2021.  This means that students will be taking mock exams, final exams, and End of Course SOLs for select courses from January 4 through February 5, 2021.
    • Teachers will be submitting final grades by February 5, 2021.
    • Remember we are on a 4x4 schedule this year.  On February 8, 2021, students will no longer have access to the four courses they are currently taking, they will begin 4 new courses.
    • The second semester of school will begin on February 8th and is just as important for students, as there may be schedule changes reflected on students' programs.

    We are also excited to launch monthly Tap In Thursday's (3rd Thursday at 6pm we will host a Parent Session on our Facebook Live Link and our monthly Parent Newsletter. Both are our opportunities to connect with our parents and our community.

    Jayem, Excellence is Loading,

    Principal Murray



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  • RPS Direct Update - March 5, 2021

    Dear #RPSStrong Family, Happy Friday! I hope you all get a chance to enjoy the sunshine this weekend! Open Enrollment and Specialty School Results – If you applied, you should have received an email today with your results. If you received a seat offer, please remember that the deadline to accept is Friday, March 19, at 11:59 pm. Please don't wait until the very last minute, as we will not be able to make any exceptions to this deadline. Thank you in advance! If you have any questions, please email us at Mayor’s Youth Academy – RPS high school students, if you're interested in learning more about how government works and earning some money at the same time, check out the Mayor's Youth Academy summer program (flyer below). Black History Month – Woodville Elementary's annual Black History Living Museum celebrates key figures in African-American history through student presentations and monologues. This year, the theme was "Catalyst of Change". At around minute 9:30, one of the students does a presentation about our very own School Board Chair, Mrs. Cheryl Burke! Women's History Month – Thank you to Dr. Harrison-Jones Fears, the first woman, and first African-American woman, to serve as a superintendent in Virginia, for visiting with our students at John B. Cary Elementary School this week in celebration of Women’s History Month! Make sure to watch this story about the visit by Olivia Jaquith of WRIC. (Click above to read more)!

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  • RPS Direct Update (PM) - March 4, 2021

    Dear #RPSStrong Family, What a beautiful day! Lots to cover this evening, so let's dive in. Calendar Conversations – We're holding four town halls next week to share information about the proposed calendar for next year, gather feedback, and answer any questions you may have. Please see below for dates and times. To register, click here. (Click above to continue reading)!

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