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This week’s Brown Bag discussion features Ron Stallings, president of Walker Row Partnerships.
GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program) presents the “Saturday at the Library” program where GRASP advisers will be available at the main downtown library (Jan. 19 and Feb. 16) to
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fan District Association to Sponsor City Council and School Board Debates
The parent group at the Northside Family Learning Center‘s daycare will host a yard sale/bake sale this Saturday, April 21st from 7am to 1pm, rain or shine. NFLC is located at 800 W. Graham Street off of Chamberlayne (near the intersection of Chamberlayne and Overbrook). Items for sale will include: gently used infant, toddler, and [...]
Kindergarten registration is this Thursday, April 19 for all public schools in the Richmond region. Children who will be age 5 by September 30 can start kindergarten this fall. But first, they need to be registered. When you register for kindergarten on time at your child’s school, your child will receive a fun PBS KIDS [...]
The address on the building says 100 W. Baker Street, but it is actually located at St. Paul and West Charity just east of Gilpin Court. Below is a detailed history from the RPS website. (Hat tip to Bert Berlin)
The Colored Normal School was founded by the Freedman’s Bureau in 1873 and became the first public high school available for blacks in Richmond. The school was transferred to the City of Richmond in 1876 and under a progressive government elected under the supervision of the occupation was eventually staffed fully by a black principal [...]
The Times Dispatch put out a list of the 25 “least affluent” schools in the Richmond area and the salaries of their principals. I believe rankings were based on Free and Reduced Price Lunch (FRPL) program participation. Carver Elementary ranked No 1. School Principal Arcelius Brickhouse pulls down a salary of $92,826. School principals on this list [...]
Highlights from the 2009 SPARC Showcase
It’s graduation season again and that means traffic snarls around the Siegel Center. Make your plans accordingly. See the full graduation schedule after the jump.