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He Likes Warm Hugs

The Theatre Collective at Richardson High School had a special guest on their Zoom call last week.Josh Gad, the voice of Olaf from “Frozen,” joined...

Partners Provide Food To Help RISD Families Get Through the Weekend

Richardson ISD will be able to provide families with a box of provisions for the weekend through partnerships with Network of Community Ministries, Café...

RISD School Times — March 5, 2020

RISD School Times — March 5, 2020Superior Teaching Achievement in RISD SchoolsCongratulations to the teachers who were surprised at their schools last week with the news that they...

RISD School Times — February 27, 2020

RISD School Times — February 27, 2020Four RISD Seniors Named National Merit FinalistsThree Richardson High School seniors and one student from Berkner STEM Academy have been named...

Richardson seeks high school applicants and employers to sponsor them in...

Richardson seeks high school applicants and employers to sponsor them in Mayor’s Summer Internship programThe Richardson Mayor’s Summer Internship program, which provides high school...

RISD School Times — February 5, 2020

RISD School Times — February 5, 2020A Gift of VisionMore than 200 Richardson ISD elementary students have received a free pair of eyeglasses this school year through a...

RISD School Times — January 29, 2020

RISD School Times — January 29, 2020RISD Sweeps Engineering, Design Categories at AAMABRISD students swept the engineering and design competition at the 11th annual African American Male Academic...

RISD School Times — January 24, 2020

RISD School Times — January 24, 2020C-H-A-M-P-S-!Some of the best orthographers in RISD elementary schools and junior highs competed in the annual districtwide spelling bee this week.Joshua Hamilton...

RISD School Times — January 16, 2020

RISD School Times — January 16, 2020Paying It ForwardAll 100 students in second grade at Bukhair Elementary were surprised with a brand new bicycle, courtesy of area high...

Facilities Assessment Identifies Aging Infrastructure

Facilities Assessment Completed in 2019 Identified Aging InfrastructureAlmost 60% of the schools and facilities in Richardson ISD are more than 50 years old, another...

RISD School Times — January 8, 2020

RISD School Times — January 8, 2020Best Entertainment Value In TownJanuary is the start of high school musical season, and the RISD troupes have something for everyone.The Theatre...

RISD 5th Graders Compete In Instrument Recognition Contest

Richardson ISD has a long tradition of supporting Fine Arts education with students reaping the benefits of early exposure to orchestral music.In early December,...

RISD To Begin Process of Evaluating Grade Configuration

Dear RISD Parents and Community,I hope this message finds you well as we enter the holiday season. I want to raise your awareness and...

RISD School Times — November 14, 2019

RISD School Times — November 14, 2019RISD Selected to Host Delegation From ChinaMore than a dozen educators from Shanghai visited two Richardson ISD schools last week as part...

90% of RISD AVID Students Accepted to Four-Year Colleges Last Year

Nearly All RISD AVID Students Accepted to Four-Year CollegesThe AVID systems at Berkner and Richardson high schools continue to be the paragon for all...

RISD School Times — November 8, 2019

RISD School Times — November 8, 2019RISD Partners with Bank of America To Create Better Money HabitsRichardson ISD continues to enhance postsecondary opportunities for students through intentional partnerships...

RISD Partners with Bank of America to Create Better Money Habits

RISD Partners with Bank of America To Create Better Money HabitsRichardson ISD continues to enhance postsecondary opportunities for students through intentional partnerships with regional companies,...

UPDATED: Harris Elected to School Board, Clardy, Linn To Return

UPDATED: Harris Elected to School Board, Clardy, Linn To ReturnRegina Harris (District 4) will be the first new trustee elected under the district’s 5–2 electoral...

RISD Academy Scholars Get College T-Shirts From Dallas Capital Bank

Dallas Capital Bank donated $2,500 and dozens of college T-shirts to RISD Academy this week as part of the local bank’s community outreach.Wendy Blackwell...

RISD School Times — October 30, 2019

Lake Highlands, Pearce, Richardson Volleyball Teams Earn Playoff SpotsLake Highlands, Pearce and Richardson high schools are heading to the state volleyball playoffs.Pearce won the district...

‘Original Wildcat’ returns to Merriman Park and Lake Highlands High

In celebration of their 40th year, students and teachers at Merriman Park Elementary welcomed a special guest Wednesday — Sue McCaffree Passmore. Sue, known affectionately to...
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