Richland Springs ISD is a district with a history of student success in both academics and athletics. The Richland Springs community is committed to educational excellence that prepares and inspires all students for life-long success by engaging every student in rigorous academic experiences and enriching opportunities. We have a Highly Qualified staff and a “student centered” administration that continuously work to offer the best education a child can get. We continuously strive to provide a safe environment with small class sizes to optimize your child’s learning experience. Please feel free to contact us to find out how your child can be a part of the Richland Springs ISD family. If you are already a part of our family, we thank you for putting your trust in us, and we will continue to strive to teach your child to be the best well-rounded person he/she can be. Working together we can continue to make Richland Springs ISD a place of which we are all proud of, with outstanding teachers, outstanding students, firm and fair discipline, and a private school quality education in a public school setting. Raising educational achievement isn’t easy. But the teachers and staff at Richland Springs show up every day because they are dedicated to one of the hardest challenges facing us today, the education of all of our students. Student safety is our #1 priority.
Ag teacher Shawn Dennis took four students to the State FFA Convention in Fort Worth. It was an eye-opening experience for our FFA students, meeting and socializing with other FFA chapters from all over the State of Texas.
Student activity is increasing as the new school year approaches. School varsity football practice begins Monday, August 6th. Coach Tipton announces practice starts at 8 a.m. and the boys need to report at 7:15 a.m. Diehard fans are invited to wake up early and come take a look at the 2018-2019 varsity Coyotes! Coaches this year are Thomas Tipton, John Cherry, James Rigdon and Chad Ashworth. The varsity cheerleaders are also preparing for the upcoming season. Pam Starr is varsity cheerleader sponsor for 2018-2019. Junior high cheer sponsor is Sherri Ashworth.
Richland Springs will welcome new staff members this coming school year. Bill Faircloth is the new Principal for the district. James Rigdon will teach middle school and coach high school boys’ athletics. Jennifer Brown will teach elementary/middle school. Travis Jones will teach high school math and coach girls’ athletics. Kristy Perry will teach elementary. One change for the 2018-2019 school year; Richland Springs ISD will not offer a prekindergarten program for the 2018-2019 school year.
Staff will be returning for in-service training on Monday, August 13th. Students will be returning to school on August 20th. Summer break will last for a few more weeks. It is a great time for students and staff to relax and recharge. Enjoy the rest of the summer break!
Achieving success one student at a time.