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November 8th - 12th 
Parents, Bus Drivers, and Cafeteria Staff

November 15th - 19th
Support Staff, Tutors, Front Office, and Media Specialists

November 22nd - 30th
Students, Teachers, and Administrators

On 12/7/21 we will have a make up picture day for students. This picture day is only for students who were absent during fall pictures. Students may not retake their pictures if they did not like them in the fall. 

Parents, you can sign up at this link to receive updates on your child's school portraits and promotions, additional deals, and the ability to order more pictures at a later time. When entering your student's information, please be sure to enter the student's name as it is on file at school.

All of the RPS specialty schools are having virtual open house events over the next week. Links to these events are on our website under Open House Dates. Please see the schedule below: 

- Richmond Community High School - Tuesday, November 16th from 6:00-7:00 PM

- Franklin Military Academy - Wednesday, November 17th from 5:00-6:00 PM

- Open High School - Wednesday, November 17th from 6:00-7:00 PM

- Governor's Career and Technical Education Academy for STEM at Richmond Technical Center - Thursday, November 18th from 6:30-7:30 PM

- Thomas Jefferson High School International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme - Monday, November 22nd from 6:30-7:30 P

Specialty, Governor's Schools and Open Enrollment began live on Thursday, October 14. The deadline line for Specialty & Governor's School is Wednesday, December 1st and Open Enrollment deadline is February 1, 2022. In addition, transportation is not provided for Open Enrollment students. Students will receive placement decisions on Friday, March 11, 2022. All students who are interested must submit their application online at Learn more at

Upcoming Meetings
November 16th, in-person informational meeting from 5:30-7:30 pm (Boushall)

This session will provide students and families with opportunities to hear from specialty and governor's school representatives, ask school-specific questions, and receive technical support on their applications. Interested families can register for the event, though registration is not required. Spanish interpretation will be provided. 


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The application window for families to submit open enrollment, specialty school, and governor’s school applications for the 2022-23 school year is open in the Enroll RPS Portal. Learn more about school applications here!

Show your #RPSLove and check out our RPS Love Bonfire store with t-shirts, hoodies, masks and more! All proceeds and donations benefit our schools, teachers and instructional assistants, and local racial justice, housing, and food support non-profits.