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Zoom employee shows off an animal.Wild Times with the Dallas Zoo
An African Penguin, a Two-Toed Sloth, a Caribbean Flamingo and a Dwarf Crocodile.  These are just a few of the birds, mammals and reptiles that recently visited with students at six Richardson ISD elementary schools — Bowie, Dobie Primary, Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet, Jess Harben, Northlake and Wallace. Animal Adventures with the Dallas Zoo is an interactive learning event that brings the wonder of the zoo to local schools.


Read the full story at the RISD News Desk

 
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Best Community for Music Education AwardRichardson ISD's Music Education Program Receives National Recognition
Richardson ISD has been named a 2018 Best Community for Music Education — the ninth time for this national honor. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded through the NAMM Foundation to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. The NAMM Foundation advances active participation in music making by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs.

Read the full story at the RISD News Desk

 
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patti kieker photo Patti Kieker Servant Leader Award
Dr. Jeannie Stone is proud to announce the creation of the “Patti Kieker Servant Leader Award.” This award will provide recognition to an exemplary central-level employee who has helped RISD achieve the district’s mission and exemplifies servant leadership.

Read more about the Patti Kieker Servant Leader Award

 
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Students drill during "I Know What To Do" Day RISD Raises Safety Awareness With 39,000 Students During
"I Know What To Do Day"

Today, the district introduced “I Know What To Do Day” among its students and staff at all the 55 RISD campuses. The first-year program was implemented by the RISD Safety & Security Committee this spring. Its goal is to guarantee that students and staff in all grade levels are prepared to respond appropriately in any situation.


Read more about the initiative at the RISD News Desk

 
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Budget Planning Continues
RISD Trustees and staff are continuing the budget planning process for the 2018-19 year. This week, information from the strategic planning action team on budget & finance was shared with trustees, including their conclusion that RISD must take immediate actions to increase sustainable sources of revenue to be able to accomplish its mission.

Learn more about RISD Budget Planning

 
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2018 Dell Scholars Announcing the Class of 2018 Dell Scholars
Dell Scholar finalists have been announced for the Class of 2018 and Richardson ISD is celebrating the nine students that earned this recognition! Each of RISD’s four high schools produced a finalist and all nine finalists are products of the AVID system in RISD. Since 2009, the RISD AVID system has produced 49 Dell Scholars — among the highest in the U.S.


Read more about the Dell Scholars at the RISD News Desk

 
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Erika Ralston Erika Ralston Receives Jerry R. Junkins Memorial Scholarship
Richardson High School’s Erika Ralston, recently named a National Merit Scholar Finalist, added another academic accomplishment to her growing portfolio last week by earning the Texas Instruments Jerry R. Junkins Memorial Scholarship.


Read more about Erika Ralston at the RISD News Desk

 
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Course alignment and class rant guidelines approved as research continues. Course Alignment, Class Rank Guidelines Approved as Research Continues
RISD’s Board of Trustees voted April 16 to approve one element of the proposed new Class Rank/GPA guidelines that have been studied and discussed since the spring of 2016. The vote primarily impacts students in two grade levels next school year — incoming 9th and 12th graders.


Read more about Class Rank and GPA Guidelines at the RISD News Desk

 
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Shattered Dreams Program depicts consequences of drinking and driving Shattered Dreams Program Depicts Grim Consequences of Drinking and Driving
Seniors at Lake Highlands HS were able to experience Shattered Dreams, a school-based program that promotes responsible decision-making regarding underage drinking and impaired driving by showing teens how irresponsible choices can end all dreams.


Read more about the Shattered Dreams Program at the RISD News Desk

 
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Marlee ColeMeet Marlee - The New Face of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Kids
Being able to run and play freely without pain is something most children instinctively do, yet for the daughter of Spring Creek Elementary’s Andrea Cole, restricted movement was a way of life. 


Read more about Marlee's journey at the RISD News Desk

 
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Beutel photoBeutel To Oversee Teaching & Learning
Dr. Denise Beutel has been named Richardson ISD Executive Director of PK-12 Teaching & Learning Services. She comes to RISD from the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10 Education Service Center, where she has been the Director of Teaching and Learning since 2016. Dr. Beutel is in her 26th year of public education service, beginning as a classroom teacher in 1993. She has previously served in RISD as a bilingual and reading recovery teacher at Dobie Primary, followed by work as an instructional facilitator directing districtwide early education staff development. She has served as an assistant principal and principal, and most recently, worked in Highland Park ISD as the K-12 Reading/Language Arts Coordinator and then Assessment & Accountability Director.


Dr. Beutel has earned bachelor’s degrees in Education and Spanish from Texas Christian University, a master’s degree in Bilingual Education from Southern Methodist University and a doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin, where she has also taught as an adjunct professor.

In RISD, Dr. Beutel will work with campus and central administrators in a collaborative, coordinated effort to help all schools realize success across all areas of Instruction. She will begin her duties on May 1.

 
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