The mission of the Office of Communications & Media Relations (OCMR) is to communicate the district's goals, objectives and successes to both internal and external stakeholders - including employees, students, parents, civic organizations and area businesses - through a comprehensive, multi-tiered public relations / marketing program.
What We Do
The OCMR communicates to both internal and external audiences about broad-ranging issues and events involving Richmond Public Schools. The Office manages the central media relations, marketing and television production operations for Richmond Public Schools.
- produces and distributes publications that showcase RPS students, staff, administration and partners;
- develops and produces television programming highlighting RPS students, staff, and partners;
- produces editorial, video, and visuals for the district's website;
- organizes special events for RPS;
- promotes print, radio and television coverage of RPS news and activities; and
- provides crisis communications.
“Preschool children are naturally curious about the world around them, so their curiosity provides the basis for understanding and using science processes and practices,” said Dr. Johnnye Massenburg-Johnson, Preschool Manager.
“It’s been a tremendous honor to coach these young men for the past four years,” said John Marshall’s Head Basketball Coach, Tytrail White. “They both started on the varsity team as freshmen and led the team to the state tournament in each of those years.”
William Fox Elementary School Principal Receives R.E.B. Award for Distinguished Educational Leadership
“It is a truly an honor just to be nominated for the R.E.B. award because it reflects your colleagues and the system’s admiration for the work that you do,” said Superintendent Jason Kamras. “It’s clear that both of you have made a profound and incredibly positive impact at your schools and here in Richmond.”
"I am very proud of the team and their many accomplishments this year,” said Coach Angela Moore. “We are a fairly new team and we have placed in every category at each competition we’ve attended."