District News

  • Capital One, Heart of America and Richmond Public Schools Celebrate New Tech Corner for J.H. Blackwell Elementary

    “We are incredibly grateful to Capital One and Heart of America for their continued partnership,” said RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras. “This is a great example of how our community partners are working with us to advance our strategic plan, Dreams4RPS, as the new Tech Corner not only brings modern systems to our students at Blackwell Elementary School, but it also brings additional tools to engage them in exciting and rigorous teaching and learning."

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  • RPS Teachers Rock

    “On behalf of RPS, I want to express my profound gratitude to you for the extraordinary work you do every day. There is simply no more important work to the future of Richmond than what happens in your classrooms,” said RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras. “As you know better than anyone else, it's about so much more than math and reading and social studies. Your work is about creating a more just and equitable future for the children of this city. We simply can't say thank you enough!”

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  • RPS High School Seniors Celebrate National Decision Day

    "We are excited to celebrate our seniors across the district as they prepare to move onto the next phases of their lives,” said Tracy Brower, RVA Future Program Manager. “We support all of their decisions as they decide to go to college, to the military, to a trade school or straight into the workforce."

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  • Two RPS High Schools Ranked Among the Best in Virginia

    Open High School and Richmond Community High School have been recognized as two of the best high schools in Virginia according to the U.S. News and World Report.

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  • Three RPS High Schools Make List of Top 100 U.S. Schools Teaching Personal Finance

    “Finding ways to address the chronic lack of financial literacy among our young people is of the utmost importance for us,” said RCHS Principal Kenya Massenburg. “With our students on the cusp of making critical life decisions – such as taking on student loans and applying for credit cards – it is vital that they are equipped to navigate these new financial frontiers.”

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  • Armstrong High School Celebrates First Full Musical Theater Production in Three Decades

    "This would not have been possible without the commitment of RPS students, the dedication of RPS staff, and the vision of RPS administrators,” said Mr. Sturm. “We are grateful to the community partners and outside funding that allowed this to be a possibility. We look forward to continued support as we bring the arts back to Armstrong. Our journey did not end on closing night, it has only just begun."

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