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RPS Direct Update - September 11, 2020

RPS Direct Update - September 11, 2020

Dear #RPSStrong Family, I'd like to begin this evening by remembering all those we lost on 9-11. I was a middle school math teacher in DC then and I'll never forget seeing smoke rise from the Pentagon through our school's windows. The DC school system lost three teachers and three students that day on one of the airplanes; they were on their way to a geography competition. Please join me in a virtual moment of silence to remember them and the nearly 3,000 other individuals who died that harrowing morning. From darkness, let's now move into the light. This past week was one of the finest ever for Richmond Public Schools. I have never been as proud of our teachers, principals, and support staff as I am this evening – YOU made it possible for us to truly #ReopenWithLove.