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Monday, October 01, 2018

Upcoming Events October 2018

Upcoming Events in October 2018:

  • Latino/Latina Heritage Celebration/Annual School Fundraiser
    Saturday, October 20th 11 am - 3 pm, In the Maritime Garden
  • Scholastic Book Fair: Oct. 22nd - Oct. 26th
    Monday.-Thursday, 3:00 - 4:30 pm and Friday, 3:00 - 5:00 or 5:30 pm in the Charter cafeteria
  • Family Literacy Night: Thursday, Oct. 25th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    Arrive at 12th Street gate at 5:30 pm to receive your passport
    (dinner provided in the Charter cafeteria)
  • Student Spirit Week: Oct. 22nd - Oct. 26th
    Each day students can wear a fun item in accordance with the featured book of the day. If a student is not participating in Spirit Week, they must wear their school uniform.

    Below is a list of each day’s theme and featured book:
    • Monday, Oct. 22nd:  Classic Fairy Tales
      Students can come dressed as a classic fairy tale character, a fairy, a princess, or a forest animal.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 23rd: The Cat in the Hat
      Students can pair and dress like twins.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 24th: Fox in Socks
      Students can wear crazy socks.
    • Thursday, Oct. 25th: Superhero Comics
      Students can dress like their favorite superhero.
    • Friday, Oct. 26th: Oh The Places You’ll Go
      Students can wear college-themed gear.
Monday, May 21, 2018

Spirit Week June 21-25

Spirit Week 

June 21- 25

Crazy Hat - Monday
Twin Day - Tuesday
College gear/nerd - Wednesday
Superhero - Thursday 
Class Color - Friday


On Saturday, under the beautiful sunny sky, over 60 students, parents and volunteers gathered in the Grandpa Allen Garden area for another successful garden party. Our school gardener, Ms Zia organized the event and along with friends and community members worked hard to transform the garden area. "It feels so good to be working outside together" - Zia

The volunteers and the students enjoyed fresh fruit smoothies, a library pop-up, painted watercolors and seed giveaways. The team was able to clean up our garden and get it ready for Spring and Summer.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Its Earth Week!

It's Earth Week! All this week our students will be thinking abut the Earth and doing sustainability-minded activities. Earth Week will culminate in our Spring Garden Volunteer Day! It will be this Saturday, April 21st, from 10-2! Come join us to help make our garden even more beautiful and ready for a bountiful summer. There will be crafts, lunch, and lots of opportunities to get your hands in the soil. See you there!

Saluté owner Menbe Aklilu is treating 200 Richmond students to lunch on Saturday, March 24th in association with March For Our Lives. Menbe says “I want the children to know they are loved. …I want them to know I am in solidarity with them. I join my voice with theirs. …Not one more.”

Richmond College Prep Charter and Nystrom Elementary Parents and students working together to make a difference in their community.

Students in our 7th Theater class performed their original play, The Tale of Two Planets, in our cafeteria on December 13th, 2017. The play tells the story of two families, one that lives on Mars and one that lives on Venus. Venus and Mars are mortal enemies and often fight each other with soccer moves and dance battles. Jazmine, a young girl from Venus, and Chris, a young boy from Mars, meet while flying around and exploring Space. They decide to try to stop the fighting and make their families realize that they are more alike than they are different. Our students wrote, designed, produced, and performed this wonderful production.

Friday, February 02, 2018

Parent News February 2018

RCP Parent News:

RCP Parent Mark Saephan helped plan and coordinate the recent Healthy Richmond Parent Power Convening. He worked alongside Nystrom Elementary Parent Guadalupe Avalos and Richmond Community Organizer Bonnie Jackson. This event brought district and charter parents together to celebrate each other and to share and encourage each other.

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