School Committee Meeting Tuesday May 11th 6:00 pm

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Welcome to Richmond Consolidated School

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Travel advisory

(added 4/2/21)

 "Testing for children, 10 years and younger, who are traveling with an adult from their household is not necessary. Children 10 years and younger should follow the quarantine advisory and testing options completed by the household adult they accompanied for travel. If the accompanying adult chooses to quarantine, the child should also quarantine. If the accompanying adult chooses to obtain a test, the child and adult should quarantine until the adult’s negative test result is received."

~https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-travel-advisory)

As of Monday, March 22, all visitors entering Massachusetts, including returning residents, are advised to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival.  Travelers in the following categories are exempt from this quarantine advisory:

  • Travelers who have received a negative COVID-19 result on a test administered not more than 72 hours prior to their arrival in Massachusetts.  Travelers may also test out of the quarantine advisory after arrival in Massachusetts, as long as they quarantine until receiving a negative test result.

  • Anyone who is entering Massachusetts for fewer than 24 hours

  • Anyone who is returning to Massachusetts after being out of the State for fewer than 24 hours

  • Workers who enter Massachusetts to perform critical infrastructure functions (as specified by the Federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) during required commuting to or from work and while at work.

  • Travelers who are fully vaccinated (i.e. who have received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines OR who have received a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 14 days or more ago) and who do not have symptoms.

All travelers are encouraged to consult and follow the CDC’s guidelines and requirements for travel.

From the DESE commissioner on the update on Flu Vaccine Requirement. 


"On Friday, January 15, the Department of Public Health (DPH) sent a message to school nurses removing the flu vaccination from the Immunization Requirements for School Entry (download). While DPH continues to strongly recommend that everyone age 6 months and older receive a seasonal flu vaccine each year, DPH’s message stated that preliminary data show that this has been a mild flu season to date, presumably as people have received their seasonal flu vaccine and have been adhering to mask-wearing and social distancing due to COVID-19."

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Welcome to the Richmond Consolidated School Website! Nestled in the Berkshire hills, Richmond Consolidated School welcomes students from preschool through eighth grade. Our commitment to academic achievement, social integration, and arts appreciation provides our students with a solid, beneficial foundation for lifelong learning and success. Our facility supports state-of-the-art classroom learning as well as the development of skills in laboratory science, physical education, music, creative and performing arts, and technology.

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SY 20-21 School Resources

Order your 20-21 RCS Yearbook here!

Please refer to the nurse's office page for current & up to date CoronaVirus School information letters

Please refer to the link below for the RCS Food Program 

RCS Testimonials

 

I am a parent of 4 children at Richmond Consolidated School. We have been privileged to be a part of this school system for 8 years, and there is no school in the Berkshires that compares! Our family travels internationally, and has been exposed to the finest educational systems, and we have chosen to be at Richmond. The curriculum is diverse and differentiated, with a qualified support staff to meet the needs of all students. Our school teaches the whole child with a uniquely rich arts program and cross-curricular teaching. This is THE school in the Berkshires. — RCS parent

 

Richmond Consolidated School is positively exceptional: small classes, great teachers,rigorous academic programs that foster critical thinking as well as creative development, and a strong commitment to the arts and foreign languages. In fact, kids start Spanish in kindergarten. — RCS parent

We are so lucky to have found RCS. It is a hidden treasure in Berkshire County. Our two children entered this year as buds, now, blossoming. The food is excellent, local and fresh. The art is innovative and creative. The children have a sense of security and respect at RCS. It is a beautiful path for children, preparing them for another. We are above the moon over this school and all that it has to offer. — RCS parent

 

Richmond school is one of the best in the Berkshires. It's like having a private school education but without the cost. The principal in incredible and the sense of community is great. There is a strong focus on the arts and music that can't be found at any other local public school in the area. The food program is also one of the best often using locally grown or from their own garden produce. I strongly recommend Richmond to anyone looking for a great small school in the Berkshires. — RCS parent

 

My school is outstanding in every way: English, math, science, social studies, art, music, physical education/health, theater. This small school has a huge heart & offers a great education in a warm atmosphere. — RCS teacher

 

Richmond school is as good as any private institution one could send their children to. The teachers take great interest in their work and my kids love the school. My children have developed well there with caring faculty and great programs. I couldn't be happier. — RCS parent

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Guiding beliefs identify the core values of the Richmond Consolidated School 

We Believe…. 

 

  •  Every Child has the right and potential to learn.

  • In inspiring and nurturing children to care about and contribute to their world.

  • All children deserve to have high expectations set for them and the support to achieve them.

  • In commitment to professional growth for our faculty and staff.

  • Parents and community play a critical role in education.

  • All members of our school community need to feel safe.

  • It is important to have built-in systems that support, implement and evaluate innovations.

  • In respecting and fostering unique and diverse learning and teaching styles.

  • In a curriculum that is coordinated and consistent, flexible and challenging to meet the needs of every learner.

  • Mutual respect, honesty and responsibility are vital to a healthy learning environment.

  • It is the responsibility of the educational community to anticipate the changing needs in society and to evaluate and adopt the best educational practices.

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