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photos of RCHS alumni

Congratulations to RCHS alumnus Chauncey Jenkins '07 and alumna Nicole Mason '01 on being named two of Style Weekly's Top 40 under 40! To read about what they've been up to since graduation, click here!

photo of RCHS sophomore Kameron Sookins

Congratulations to RCHS sophomore Kameron Sookins and the rest of the John Marshall boys basketball team, who became the Class 2 State Champions last Saturday with their 82-43 defeat of Radford!

photo of RCHS senior Ebony Henderson

Congratulations to RCHS senior Ebony Henderson and the rest of the John Marshall girls basketball team, who became the Class 2A Regional Champions last Friday! They will now compete in the playoffs of the State Championship, beginning this Friday at 5:30 at Huguenot. Get tickets here!

work of digital art by RCHS student

Pharaohs make digital art!

Mrs. Ford's Art 1 students used Google Drawing to create works of digital art. See more here!

photo of the RCHS National Honor Society Inductees

Congratulations to Our National Honor Society Inductees!

students participating in the American Mathematics Competition

Pharaohs compete in math!

20 RCHS twenty students participated in the prestigious, nationwide American Mathematics Competition, AMC 10, on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Big thanks to Mrs. Ilie for preparing them!

RCHS Junior Makai Kirven, with Mr. Mccallum

Pharaohs play the violin!

On Monday evening, November 8, RCHS Junior Makai Kirven performed "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" for solo violin at the conclusion of the School Board's student recognition. Our band teacher, Mr. Mccallum, appears with him in this photo. 

photo of RCHS alumnus Melvin Roy

Pharaohs give back!

Read RCHS alumnus Melvin Roy's feature—"Fostering Hope"—in the October issue of Richmond magazine.

Amari Jackson catches a long pass.

Pharaohs play football!

In TJ's 28-8 win against Tucker last Saturday, RCHS Senior Amari Jackson caught this 40+ yard pass! Thanks to Dr. Winbush for taking the photo.

student explaining a physics problem

Pharaohs understand physics!

Dr. Dahal, our instructor of AP Physics and AP Statistics, says that RCHS junior William Mason "works hard and solves any hard problem in physics."

RCHS Senior speaks to the School Board about the importance of art!

Pharaohs speak publicly!

Kahlo Garrison, senior at RCHS, was asked by leadership to speak at the School Board meeting on October 18th. In her speech, she shared her experience as an art student at RCHS, showed examples of her work (see following images), and detailed her artistic process.

Senior Kahlo Garrison's Art

Senior Kahlo Garrison's Art

Senior Kahlo Garrison's Art

Custodial Worker with gifts in front of RCHS building

We're grateful for our custodians!

Thank you for 17 years of service, Mr. Jackson!

student walking across stage at graduation
view of the front entry of RCHS

Happening at Community

Attention students: Be sure to regularly check the "RCHS Announcements" Google Classroom for details on an increasing number of summer opportunities—special thanks to Ms. Schultz for providing them!

If you're logged into your RPS Gmail account, you can follow this link to the "RCHS Announcements" Google Classroom.

You can order your copy of the 2021-2022 RCHS Yearbook by following this link! Please let Mr. Wagner know if you have any questions.

Calling ALL college-bound high school students! Apply now!

Parchment wants to help make YOUR college dream a reality with $6,000 in scholarship awards! Look here for more details.

The RCHS Enviro Club students literally started the "Groundworks RVA Green Team!"  
Now—after the big shutdown due to COVID—the GWRVA Green Team is starting back up again. See Ms Schultz if you are interested in applying for this awesome (PAID) internship!  

RCHS Enviro Club / Green Team students get paid internships in Shenandoah National Park and Yellowstone National Park through their Green Team participation. It's a fantastic program! RCHS students can find much more information (including an application) posted in the "RCHS Announcements" Google Classroom. Here's the link.


Happening at RPS


RPS is hiring custodians, bus drivers, and school nutrition staff! Stop by our Job Fair on Saturday, June 4 from 10am to 1pm at MLK Middle School to learn about careers, interview, and get hired on the spot! Please bring two forms of ID to process your new hire paperwork. Click here to apply for open positions right now!

We take pride in our commitment to partnering with our families to prepare RPS students for their future. Help us strengthen our collaboration by letting us know what we're doing well and what we can improve via our Annual Family Engagement Survey.

The RPS Center for Families in Transition and Virginia Housing are hosting a series to help families access the resources and information they need to stay in our community and thrive! Sessions will be held via Zoom in English and Spanish. Click here to see the schedule.

Enroll today for RPS preschool and kindergarten! We're thrilled to offer our free high-quality preschool program to eligible 3 and 4-year olds and kindergarten for all 5-year olds living in Richmond! Please note: if your student is currently enrolled at an RPS preschool, they will still need to register for kindergarten.

Show your #RPSLove and check out our RPS Love Bonfire store with t-shirts, hoodies, masks and more! All proceeds and donations benefit our schools, teachers and instructional assistants, and local racial justice, housing, and food support non-profits.