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Principal's Message

  • Principal Murray Excellence Loading 2.0: Building Leaders, NOT Followers!

    Summer Building Hours

    Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Summer Pre-Season Work Outs

    Contact AD Smith for a complete schedule.

    • Basketball - 7:00 a.m.
    • Cheerleading - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Football - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Volleyball - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Band Camp begins on August 9.  Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    New Student Orientation (All 9th & 10th Graders)

    Thursday, September 2, 2021 @ 6:00 p.m.

     Open House (All Students)

    Thursday, September 2, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.

    Enrollment for the school year 2021 - 2022 is now open.

    • All required steps, including completing the online enrollment form and providing documentation, must be completed before a child starts school.  New RPS students should begin the enrollment process by visiting Enroll RPS.
    • Families who recently moved to RPS and need to enroll in the current school year, 2021 - 2022, should begin the enrollment process by visiting Enroll RPS and selecting the school year 2021 - 2022 from the drop down menu on the dashboard after logging in.
    • Students already attending an RPS school who moved within Richmond during the school year should compleete a transfer form in Enroll RPS.

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, if you would like in-person support completing your online enrollment form, please reach out to our SISOP, Ms. Kennedy to make an appointment.

    2021 - 2022 Required School Immunizations

    As of July 1, Virginia has mandated new vaccinations (unrelated to COVID-19) for any child attending school or daycare in the state.  These are in addition to current vaccination requirements.  Click here for more information or visit

    Attention all Rising 12th Graders:  Immunization Requirement


    At least 2 doses are required, one before starting 7th grade and another before starting 12th grade.


    More information is to come in the mail.

    See you guys soon!


Division Announcements

  • RPS Love Parade - Please join us for our first annual RPS Love Parade on Saturday, August 21! Help us spread the love for our teachers and students as we parade from Community High School to Hotchkiss Field. Then stick around for the 15th Annual We Care Festival to learn about reopening and our new community-wide literacy focus.

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  • Healthy Kids Healthy Families Fair - Come out to our 1st Annual Healthy Kids Healthy Family Fair on Thursday, August 5 from 10am-4pm for free immunizations, physicals, and community resources. Click here to learn more about required school immunizations.

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  • Free Extended Day Programming - RPS, in partnership with the City of Richmond, will be providing FREE extended day programming for the 2021-22 school year! This programming will be available for all Preschool-5th grade students and includes academic support and enrichment. Please complete this survey for each student interested by August 11th.

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  • Reopen With Love 2.0 FAQ - We have gathered the most asked questions from our Regional Community Conversations and have the answers available for you in one place. Click here to check it out!

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  • K-12 Summer School Bus Stops - Click here to view the bus stops for the 2021 Summer School session for Elementary, Middle, and High School students.

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  • New Summer Meal Distribution - We are excited to share a variety of free meal pick-up options for our families beginning Monday, June 21st through the summer! Click here to find a site nearest you and to see an interactive map of sites!

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  • New 2021-22 Bell Schedule - The RPS School Board has approved new daily start/end times for students next year, click here to view the new schedule!

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  • Vaccine Opportunity for RPS Families & Staff - On Wednesdays, you can walk up to George Wythe High School (4314 Crutchfield Street) from 3pm - 6pm and get the COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment. All walk-up events at George Wythe will offer either the Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccine, so anyone 12+ can attend. Click here to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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  • RPS Reopening Dashboard - Click here to download the latest update of the RPS Reopening Dashboard.

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  • Family Support Helpline - Questions about reopening? Call the RPS Family Support Helpline at (804) 780-6195 and learn more about other resources available to families.

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"RPS Direct" Emails from Superintendent Kamras

  • RPS Direct Update - August 2, 2021

    Dear #RPSStrong Family, We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our colleague Jonathan Kenneth, a devoted Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT), after a lengthy health-related battle. There will be a celebration of his life this evening at River City Middle School at 6 pm. More information about Jonathan’s life and remembrances can be found here. Please hold those who are dearest to you close this evening, and let them know how much you love them. With great appreciation, Jason

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  • RPS Direct Update - July 29, 2021

    Dear #RPSStrong Family, Tonight's updates: Southside Summer Fest – Don't forget to drop by Summer Fest this Saturday, July 31! We're providing shuttle service to/from three locations on the Southside. Shuttles will leave on the hour, between 11 am and 3 pm, from the locations listed below to/from the Broad Rock Sports Complex: Hillside – Rental Office (1504 Harwood Street) Southwood – Leasing Office (1200 Southwood Parkway) Belt Atlantic – Corner of Whythemar Street and Larchmont Lane Visit for more information.

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