Thursday, March 15, 2018

Report Cards and Field Trip Forms

I hope that everyone is enjoying this snowy weather!  It's made re-scheduling conferences and field trips a bit of a challenge, but we will persevere!

A couple of things to note:

Report cards are coming home today with your child.  If you are able to review these before our conference, it would probably be helpful. 

Field trip forms and payment are due tomorrow, March 15, 2018.  The total cost for all of the trips is $15 per student.  If you would like to chaperone a trip, please include any additional chaperone costs with your payment.

Check your e-mail for my proposed conference schedule for those of you who were supposed to meet with Mr. White and me yesterday.

Thank you all for your flexibility!

Friday, March 9, 2018

FREE Ski and Ride Day at Cochran's

Snow Motion Family Ski and Ride Day at Cochran's on Sunday, March 11th from 10am-2pm

Family and friends are invited for a FREE Ski & Ride Day at Cochran’s Ski Area this Sunday, March 11th from 10am-2pm. It’s been a great winter on the slopes at Cochran’s, and we would like to invite all family members to celebrate the end of Snow Motion. Feel free to bring your skis/board or just stop by and watch your child take a few runs.
If your child needs equipment, please contact Brian Godfrey at  There is a large white trailer near the Mighty Mite with rental equipment for SnowMotion. Please stop by and check in with Mr. G (wearing a  blue coat), so we can keep track of how many people attended the event.
What: Free Family Ski & Ride Day
Where: Cochran’s Ski Area
When: Sunday, March 11th, 10am-2pm

Questions: email Mr. G at

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Spring Fling!

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Attention RES Parents/Caregivers! Enjoy a night out while your kids have fun at the RES Kids Spring Fling!!!
The 2nd Annual
RES Spring Fling
Hosted by the RES PBIS Committee and RES Staff
(All proceeds benefit Richmond Elementary School PBIS)
WHAT:  A fun kids only night at RES! (dinner/pizza, face painting, cup stacking, makerspace, gym games, dance party, spring crafts)
WHEN: Friday March 23rd at Richmond Elementary School 5:30pm 8:00pm
COST:  $20 per child (checks can be made out to RES attn: Spring Fling and brought to school prior to the event)
CONTACT: Wendy Touchette at with questions

Snow Play Day

Image result for snow boots freeTomorrow all RES students will get to enjoy an extra outside recess as part of a schoolwide celebration!  There will be sledding, snow coloring, fort building, and more!  Please help remind your child to bring appropriate snowy weather attire tomorrow and every day until spring is good and truly here!  (April, perhaps?) 

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Informational Book Making and So Much More!

      Last week, our class wrapped up our informational writing unit by creating books!  Students chose their book format (traditional or pop-up), and worked hard to find pictures, cite their sources, type their work, and put the book together.  The results are worthy of pride!
      Students also celebrated the 100th day of school and Valentine's Day last week.  Can you guess who our class photographer was last week?  Thanks, Allie!

Friday, February 16, 2018

Upcoming Flynn Trip

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RES fourth graders will be traveling to the Flynn Theater on March 15, 2018.  Every year, our incredible enrichment teacher, Mrs. Rankin, works to ensure that every child gets to experience a show at the Flynn.  This year, fourth graders will see "Freedom Train."
Through dance, dialogue, and music, students will experience Harriet Tubman's thrilling story.  Born a slave, she escaped a Maryland plantation at the age of 25, leaving her family behind.  The show promises to be educational and heartwarming, allowing students to experience Harriet Tubman's dedication, self-sacrifice, and will to survive through the arts.

Please be sure to send in your child's permission slip and $12 payment (checks made out to RES) by Monday, February 19, 2018.  Financial assistance is available upon request.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

RES Science Fair--Sign up soon!

Thursday March 15th, 2018
Students in Grades K- 4 will be sharing their great science projects in the RES gym!  Please return the entry form that went home on Monday ASAP if you plan on sharing a project. Anyone from Ms. Senning's class who decides to work on a project for the science fair will be exempt from filling out their reading log for that whole week!
The Farm to School program will be offering a dinner during the event so that both participating families and those looking for a night out can grab a great meal!   Raffle prizes will be awarded to students who ask great science questions! Everyone is welcome!
RES Farm to School Dinner
Time: 5-6:30pm
Location: RES Cafeteria
SIgn Up To Help Us Meal Plan at:

RES Science Fair
Time: 5:45 – 6:45 pm
(participants may set up projects any time after 5:15pm and should complete entry forms by 2/23)

Location: RES Gym