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Welcome to the Richmond R-XVI School District!

The Richmond R-XVI School District serves the communities of Richmond, Henrietta, Rayville, Camden, Knoxville, and Millville. The district has four schools. Dear Elementary School includes grades Kindergarten, First Grade and houses three district preschool classrooms. Sunrise Elementary School includes grades Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth. Richmond Middle School includes grades Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth. Richmond High School includes grades Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth. This year the district will serve approximately 1,500 students.

The Richmond R-XVI School District has a proud history of graduates who have gone on to major universities and later on to successful careers in their chosen profession. In recent years, the Richmond Education Foundation has sponsored the Wall of Honor Program, which recognizes alumni who have attained a notable degree of success in their careers. Honorees include Major General Jerry Harrison, a graduate of West Point, served 32 years in the United States Army; Dr. Sherralyn Craven, (deceased) - Professor Emeritus and former Mathematics Department Chair of the University of Central Missouri; John Rooney, Sports Broadcaster; and William L. Elliott, who spent 43 years in education, including many years as an administrator in the Kansas City School District.

Other notable graduates include Sam Bowman, an aerospace engineer; Darrin Daniel, Air Force Lt Col (retired); Lenvil Elliott, NFL running back; Dr. Bryan Finke, internal medicine; Lacey Fitzgerald, Miss Missouri; Lynn Seward Fryer, US Navy (retired), who played in the US Navy Band; Billie Hamann, music instructor (retired); Dr. Cameron LaBarr, Director of Choirs at Missouri State University; Scott Hamilton, attorney; Dr. Jonathon Renfro, veterinarian; Michael Letzig, PGA tour; and B.G. Hamilton, dentist (retired).

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Superintendent's 

Notes and Musings Page

Congratulations to our District Retirees! 

You made a difference to many, many students in the Richmond R-XVI School District over the years.


Gilbert Adams - District Maintenance - 29 Years
Jana Backs - Sunrise Elementary Teacher - 25 Years
Ron Dunham - RHS Asst Prin - 3 Years / District Activities Director - 1 Year
Kaye Frederick - District Office Secretary - 20 Years
Elaine Wheeler - Sunrise Elementary Secretary - 35 Years

 


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Richmond Phone Contacts
Central Office -  816.776.6912
Dear Elementary - 816.776.5401
Sunrise Elementary - 816.776.3059
Middle School - 816.776.5841
High School - 816.776.2226

HEADLINES

Board of Education announces
2018 - 2019 Calendar
Click Here to download the PDF file


Spartan Excellence and Achievement Award
2017-18
Congratulations to Our Awardees:
Secondary:
Julie Baker - RMS - Science
Elementary:
Tammy Kugler - Dear - Pre-School
Novice:
Trish Carletti - Sunrise -Special Education


Spartan Excellence and Achievement Award Information
Spartan Excellence Award Form


 RHS Athletic Hall of Fame 2018

The Richmond Spartan Alumni Association is proud to announce the Class of 2018 RHS Athletic Hall of Fame. Ceremonies were held Saturday, June 2nd in the RHS Commons with dinner and ceremonies.

The Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes: 
Rob Akers (1993) golf, football and basketball 
David Cringan (1990) wrestling
Rick Hendrix (1972) football, basketball and track
Robert “Hoot” Middleton (1948) athlete, coach
Jill Rehmsmeyer O’Hara (1992) cross country and track
and the 1998 Class 2A state golf champion Spartan golf team.

Also honored was coach Jerry Cole who received the Miss Ethel Kirkpatrick Spartan Spirit Award. The Miss Ethel Award is presented to the non-coaching faculty/staff/community member who goes above and beyond the support of the RHS athletic programs.

STAY CONNECTED

Announcements

Sept 17 - Constitution Day (all schools celebrate)

RHS Good News Blogs!
  The journalism students are now presenting their articles written for your reading pleasure on their new RHS Good News Blogs.  Please enjoy!

Congratulations to our newest Wall of Honor Class:    
Wall of Honor Page Link

CityLinkTV for Richmond Schools
Have you wanted to watch an event but could not attend? Do you have grandparents, friends, alumni, and other community members want to be a part of the audience?  The RHS Multimedia class is starting a new project this year embracing the latest technology. The students are recording events and live streaming those events on the internet!  The events are also archived and can be watched on demand at a later date. RHS Varsity Football home games are broadcast along with other school events. A link is found above, and on the RHS page of this website.  Watch for upcoming broadcasts. 

Missouri Days / Weeks / Months Celebration Calendar (DESE and Legislative directives)

The National Days / Weeks / Months Celebration Calendar
Enjoy the various events that our state and nation celebrates.