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  • MARCH 4TH 5-9PM! CARYTOWN LOCATION

    • You will need to mention Albert Hill or show the printed or digital flyer when you make your purchase!
    • Online orders do not count – you must pay in the store. 
    • Catering orders can count towards the fundraiser, but the order must be placed 24 hours ahead and picked up during our fundraiser time frame (5-9 pm). The number for catering orders is 1-800-CHIPOTLE. The cashier needs to be alerted at pickup for the purchase to count for Albert Hill.

    Here is a link to the digital flyer.

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  • Rezoning – Please see below from some FAQs regarding rezoning implementation.
    • How do I find out what school my child is zoned for? Just click the button below and you'll be taken to a map where you can enter your address and see your zone for next year. Click on "View School Zones" and then make sure you've checked the box for "Board Approved" elementary, middle, or high school zones.
    What school am I zoned for next year?
    • What did the Board decide about "grandfathering?" The Board voted to provide any rising 5th, 8th, and 12th graders (students who will be in those grades NEXT year) with the option of remaining at their current school regardless of the new zones. (We will soon share the formal process for eligible students/families to exercise this option. Please do not use the Open Enrollment/Specialty School application platform, SmartChoice, to make this selection.)
    • If one of my children is “grandfathered-in” at their current school, can my other child/children remain at that school? No. Siblings must attend their zoned school unless they received their current placement through Open Enrollment in a previous year.
    • Will transportation be provided for students who are “grandfathered-in” at their current school? As is common practice in Virginia school divisions, transportation will not be provided for students who are “grandfathered-in” at their current school. 
    • Can I opt to send my child to a school other than the one to which they are assigned under the new zones? Students may attend a school other than their zoned school only by applying through the Open Enrollment or Specialty School Application process.
    • Will students with IEPs be “grandfathered-in” at their current schools? Students who have IEPs will not be "grandfathered-in" unless they are entering 5th, 8th, or 12th grade at the start of the 2020-2021 school year.
    • Will IEP services for my child change if they are rezoned to a different school? No. Students will receive the services outlined in their IEP regardless of the school they attend.
    • How will RPS support the transition of students with IEPs? RPS staff will work with parents to ensure that students have smooth transitions to their new schools, including setting up "Transition Meetings" with the relevant special education teachers, as necessary.
    • How is RPS going to build community for students who are going to new schools? We will host a number of open houses and community-building events during the spring and summer to help introduce students/families to their new schools.
    • Where can I go if I want to learn more about the rezoning process? Please visit the RPS website at rvaschools.net/rezoning.
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  • Newborn Screening Event Opportunity - February 1

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  • Have you joined the PTA yet? Membership and donations allow the PTA to pay for teacher requested items like flexible seating options for our exceptional education classrooms and replacing dry erase boards that have worn out in Ms. McPhillip's classroom.
    It’s not too late. Join today at the link below!

    https://squareup.com/store/albert-hill-middle-school-pta/

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  • Richmond Math & Eureka Support for Parents – In an effort to ensure that our parents are provided with opportunities to experience Richmond Math and to learn about the resources incorporated within this curriculum, the C&I Elementary Math team will host Richmond Math Parent Nights. The dates and locations of these events will be forthcoming. In addition, Great Minds has developed a Parent Support Page with Parent Tip Sheets that include suggested strategies and models, key vocabulary, and tips for supporting learning at home; Homework Helpers that provide examples similar to those found within student homework sheets; and Featured Strategies & Videos that demonstrate common models that are utilized within the Richmond Math curriculum. Please click this link to access these helpful Parent Tips. 

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  • Did you know you can link your Kroger account to Albert Hill so that the school receives rewards from every purchase you make?

     Here’s how you do it -- first, open up your Kroger app. In the top right corner of the app, from the opening screen hit the four square symbol in the top right corner. Then press My Account, and then Community Rewards under the Loyalty tab. It'll ask you to sign in with your email address, and then all you have to do is search for Albert Hill.

     It couldn’t be easier to support Albert Hill!

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  • RPS Celebrates Official Dedication of Barack Obama Elementary School

    On Friday, Richmond Public Schools celebrated the official dedication of Barack Obama Elementary School with special guest, John B. King Jr., 10th US Secretary of Education for President Barack Obama. “I am so pleased to join Richmond students, educators, families, and community members in celebrating the renaming of this school, in honor of America’s first Black president,” said Secretary King. “Having served in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, it is a special privilege to be part of the celebration. Representation matters, and I am so encouraged that students of color will be able to see themselves and their potential for greatness reflected whenever they tell people where they attend school in Richmond.”

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  • Prince-Albert Hudson, IV from Barack Obama Elementary School Wins RPS 2020 Spelling Bee

    Congratulations to Prince-Albert Hudson, IV, the Richmond Public Schools 2020 Spelling Bee Champion. The annual division-wide spelling bee was held on February 5 at Mary Munford Elementary School. Cheered on by family and friends, thirty-two students representing RPS elementary and middle schools throughout the division competed at this year’s event after winning their school-based spelling bees.

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  • RPS and the City of Richmond Fulfill Promise to Provide Out-of-School Time Opportunities for Elementary and Middle School Students

    All Richmond Public Schools’ middle school and elementary students now have access to out-of-school time opportunities, thanks to a collaboration between RPS, the City of Richmond, and community partners, including NextUp.

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  • RPS Launches Secondary Success Center

    Richmond Public Schools (RPS) announced the launch of the Secondary Success Center, a program designed to help former RPS students complete their high school diploma or earn a GED.

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  • RPS Awarded Four Electric Buses from Dominion Energy

    Richmond Public Schools (RPS) is set to receive four electric school buses as part of Dominion Energy Virginia’s Electric school bus deployment. Earlier this school year, RPS applied for the first phase of Dominion Energy Virginia’s Electric school bus initiative. This initial phase aims to have 50 buses fully operational within their service territory by the end of 2020.

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  • RPS Launches RPS en Español

    Richmond Public Schools is proud to announce RPS en Español, a new initiative to inform, empower, and share information and resources with our growing Spanish- speaking community.

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  • Parents + Attendance = Student Success

    The PASS docket, a new RPS and Richmond Juvenile Court initiative, aims to lower chronic absenteeism across the division by connecting students and families with wraparound supports while enforcing school attendance through the legal system.

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  • Seven RPS Teachers Honored with the 2019 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence

    Seven Richmond Public School teachers were recently honored with the prestigious R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a ceremony at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.

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