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Coyote Pride

The summer will officially end for Richland Springs staff as they report forn M in-service oonday, August 13th. The week of in-service allows for updated training of staff for the coming year.  Preparations for classrooms and instructional classes in anticipation of student arrival also occurs during in-service. Students officially report for the first day of classes on Monday, August 20th.

The cooler weather arrived just in time for Monday, August 6th and the first day of football workouts. Coach Tipton notes the Coyotes had 20 athletes reporting for the first day of practice. Coach Ashworth, Coach Cherry, Coach Jones, Coach Rigdon, and Coach Tipton welcomed all the athletes to another year of Coyote football! Coach Thurmon Saxon showed up early and was in the stands reviewing all the new talent. It looks to be another stellar year for varsity athletics at Richland Springs. It was easy to spot students who had worked-out in the summer, and those who did not. One of the schedule changes this year involves moving high school girls’ athletics period to 8th period.

Ag science teacher Shawn Dennis enters his second year teaching Ag classes to students in grades 6-12. High school Ag students will be introduced to many FFA competitive programs this coming school year. It looks to be another stellar year for agriculture science students at Richland Springs.

Senior and junior student registration is scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th from 10:00-12:00 a.m. Sophomore and freshman student registration is scheduled for Wednesday, August 15th from 10:00-12:00 a.m.  Registration will be in the teacher workroom in the high school. Parents are welcome to attend registration with their children. Parent input and involvement are important to student success.

Qualified students in grades 10-12 can take dual credit courses which count for both high school and college credits. We have students that have graduated with 20-30 hours of college credits. Please ask about dual credit classes for your child.

Remember to drive slowly through campus during the week of in-service and during the first day of school. Watch out for our staff, parents and students who will be on campus for the opening weeks of school. Student success and safety are first and foremost at Richland Springs.


Senior and junior student registration-Tuesday, August 14th from 10:00-12:00.

 Sophomore and freshman student registration-Wednesday, August 15th from 10:00-12:00.


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