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  • The Berkner Ramblers participate in inaugural activities in Austin.
  • LHHS Highlandettes greeted fans as sparkling ambassadors at CFP Championship Game.
  • We're With The Band: RISD hosted practices at Wildcat-Ram Stadium for The Ohio State University Marching Band in advance of the January 12 College Football National Championship.
  • The Lake Highlands HS Wranglers were a hit overseas at the London New Year's Day Parade.
1 The Berkner Ramblers participate in inaugural activities in Austin.2 LHHS Highlandettes greeted fans as sparkling ambassadors at CFP Championship Game.3 We're With The Band: RISD hosted practices at Wildcat-Ram Stadium for The Ohio State University Marching Band in advance of the January 12 College Football National Championship.4 The Lake Highlands HS Wranglers were a hit overseas at the London New Year's Day Parade.5 6
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Instructional Materials Review & Public Hearing 
RISD stakeholders are invited to review and comment on instructional materials under consideration for adoption in the areas of Social Studies (K-12), Mathematics (9-12), and Fine Arts. The materials will Include Career and Technical Education courses for mathematics or fine arts credit.

The materials will be on display for a Public Hearing on January 26, 2015, in the Professional Development Center gymnasium, 701 West Belt Line Road in Richardson, from 4:45-6:45 PM.

Interested stakeholders may view the materials and share comments with the RISD selection committees.

 
 

2015-16 Calendar Adopted 1/16/15
At its January 12 meeting, the RISD Board of Trustees adopted the 2015-16 Student Academic Calendar. The 2015-16 school year will begin on August 24, 2015 and conclude June 2, 2016.

View RISD's 2015-16 Student Academic Calendar

 
 

Weather Notification Reminder 
Safety of our students and staff is a priority if bad weather is predicted or occurs during the school day. Several RISD departments (transportation, facilities, grounds) stand ready to assess the condition of the roads and school facilities should ice and/or snow make travel to or from RISD schools hazardous. Based on their assessment of the road conditions and consultation with surrounding districts, RISD's Superintendent will determine if schools in Richardson ISD will be delayed or closed for the safety of students and staff.

In the event of inclement weather that may require classes be delayed or cancelled, parents and employees will be notified by telephone message, email and text message before 6:30 a.m.

In addition, patrons can check the RISD homepage at risd.org, the district Facebook page at facebook.com/richardsonisd or the district Twitter feed at twitter.com/richardsonisd. The district also notifies local media outlets of closures or delays.

Parents are reminded to ensure their child's school is up to date with a current telephone number and email address.

 
 
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