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RISD PARENTS, STUDENTS AND STAFF:
Due to substantial storm damage, power outages and unsafe conditions, all RISD schools and offices will be closed on Monday, October 21. All school and district activities and will also be cancelled on Monday.

Many neighborhoods in the southern and eastern areas of RISD have been damaged and are without power, and central RISD facilities, including Transportation, have also been impacted.

At this time, RISD anticipates all schools being open on Tuesday, October 22. Parents can monitor RISD's website and social media accounts for updates.

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  • Berkner High School 50th Anniversary Celebration
  • Fujitsu Solor Car Event
  • October is National Principals Month
  • RISD's Live Wise Live Healthy Initiative
  • Dollars For College
  • RISD's Live Wise Live Healthy Initiative
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Budget
  • Connect Magazine
  • Pre-K For All
  • Board Member Districts
Berkner High School 50th Anniversary3 Fujitsu Solar Car Event3 October is National Principals Month3 GoVote3 Dollars For College3 Live Wise Live Healthy program3 Fiscal Year 2020 Budget3 Connect Magazine3 PRe-K For All3 Board Member Districts3
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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Lake Highlands Junior High Named One of Ten
STEM Best Practice Sites in the U.S.

Lake Highlands Junior High School is one of just 10 campuses in the country to be designated as a STEM best practices showcase site by Paxton/Patterson. The company, which provides classroom technology learning systems, evaluates college and career-ready labs to see how well students are being prepared for life after graduation.

Read more at the RISD News Desk

LHJH is onf of ten best STEM Practice Sites in U.S.
 
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10th Annual Spirit Run Race Set for November 2
The event, which includes a 5K race and a walk/fun run, benefits the Excellence in Education Foundation for Richardson ISD, which supports excellence in teaching and high-achieving students, raises funds for the enrichment and innovations of teaching for all students, and reinforces positive relations with the community.

Information and Registration

Spirit Run 5K Race
 
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Internet Safety is Focus of October Meeting for Parents, Community
The RISD Instructional Technology Department is excited to bring technology parent education to the RISD community this school year. The first of four planned events relevant to teaching, learning and raising students in a technology-rich world will take place Wednesday October 30 when Dallas Children's Advocacy Center will present on the topic of Internet Safety for Parents, Guardians and the Community.


Learn more

Connect with RISD Instructional Technology
 
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Fujitsu Gives Solar-Powered Car Kits to RISD Elementary Students
Fujitsu donated 60 solar-powered cars and 200 solar car kits to the Richardson ISD Excellence in Education Foundation to help promote STEM education within the Berkner learning community. On Sept. 20, fourth-grade students at Forestridge Elementary received pre-assembled car kits, while fifth and sixth graders at Richland Elementary assembled car kits on their own. The students then competed in solar car races.


Read more at the RISD News Desk

Fujitsu donates solar car kits
 
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RISD Benefits from Dollars for College on North Texas Giving Day
Children who grow up with even a small college savings amount are three times more likely to go to college and four times more likely to graduate, according to The Communities Foundation of Texas. The Dallas-based nonprofit teamed with the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas earlier this year to begin the Dollars for College initiative here in North Texas.

Read more at the RISD News Desk

Visit RISD's Dollars for College website

Great Clips donation to Dobie Elementary
 
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Dobie Pre-K Campus to Equip Labs with $25,000 Great Clips Donation
Dobie Pre-Kindergarten School received $25,000 from Great Clips as part of the hair salon franchise’s Back-to-School campaign. Great Clips chose the Richardson ISD campus — which is in its first year as an exclusively pre-kindergarten facility — because of its emphasis on early childhood education, coupled with the socioeconomic demographic makeup of the students.

Read more at the RISD News Desk

Great Clips donation to Dobie Elementary
 
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Preliminary Accountability Ratings for RISD Schools Now Available
Richardson ISD received a state accountability rating of B, with a scale score of 88, in the statewide ratings released by the Texas Education Agency on August 15. RISD schools received individual state accountability ratings between A-D, marking the first time since 2015–16 that no RISD campus will be designated as Improvement Required.

Read more at the the RISD News Desk

Berkner High School MAC
 
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RISD Board Approves Stipends for Classroom Teachers, SPED Staff
The Richardson ISD Board of Trustees approved stipends for teachers and special education staff at its regular meeting pn August 12. RISD Superintendent Dr. Jeannie Stone recommended one-time stipends of $500 for every classroom teacher working in the district as of the first day of school, which is Thursday Aug. 15.

Dr. Stone also recommended an ongoing increase in the stipend that central program special education classroom teachers receive to $4,000 from the already budgeted $2,000, as well as implementing a recurring stipend of $1,500 for the central program special education paraprofessionals, who work daily with some of RISD’s most fragile and high-need students.

Read more at the RISD News Desk

Money in wallet
 
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Filing Period Closed for November Board Election
The window to file to run for a seat on the RISD Board of Trustees in the November 5 election has closed. Seven RISD citizens have filed to run for seats in Board Districts 2, 4 and 5.

The RISD Board is transitioning to a new system of electing trustees. Voters residing in different geographic areas of RISD known as Board Districts will be able to cast a vote for candidates running within that Board District. There are five Board Districts that will each elect a trustee and two “At Large” trustees who will be elected by all RISD voters.

Board District 3 and At Large Place 6 will be up for election in May 2020, and Board District 1 and At Large Place 7 will be up for election in May 2021.

Learn more about the new Board electoral system, view the Board District map
and search by address

Board Member Districts Map
 
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RISD Board of Trustees Set New Standard With
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Policy

The Richardson ISD Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a new policy at its June 10 meeting as part of the district’s continuing emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The purpose of the policy is to establish a framework to eliminate any bias, prejudice or unlawful discrimination that may affect student achievement and learning experiences.

Read more at the the RISD News Desk

Understanding your child's STAAR tetst results
 
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  • UPCOMING EVENTS
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November 5 Election
Stadium Bag Policy
PRe-K For All
Link to Partners For All website
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Link to Live Wise newsletter
Online Enrollment
RISD Excellence in Education Foundation
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School Times
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