School Events

The Richmond Elementary PTO sponsors many fun family events during the school year.

Use the drop down menu to see individual activity pages for event details, dates and chair contact information.

Current Activities Include:

  • Ice Cream Social
  • Fall Spook-tacular
  • Craft Fair
  • Family Fun Night
  • Enrichmond
  • Boy’s Choice Event
  • Girl’s Choice Event
  • Talent Show
  • Spirit Week
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Bank Days
  • Fourth Grade Farewell
  • First Fridays
  • Outdoor Signs
  • Birthday Board

And so much more!

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Bank Days

    Our students have the opportunity to bank at school! “Save For America School Banking program is endorsed by the White House Offices of Policy Development and Consumer Affairs, and the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Education. School bank days are coordinated by WCCU and run by parent volunteers who enjoy watching the children learn …

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Beautification Committee

The Beautification Committee maintains the painted games on the playground, the greenhouse, the children’s garden and much more.  This dedicated group of PTO participants meets during the spring, summer and fall to keep Richmond Elementary looking it’s best. Join the Beautification Committee Facebook Page for details and volunteer opportunities.  

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Boy’s Choice Event

This event has Richmond Elementary School Boys, along with a guest of their choice, enjoying a fun night out together. For the 2018 School year, the boys and girls of Richmond Elementary have opted for a Students Choice trip to Launch Trampoline Park, where both boys and girls will attend with a guardian guest of …

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This after-school program provides a variety of extracurricular activities for all ages and interests.  All activities are held at the school and are taught by parents and members of the community.  Details on the 2018 activities will follow.  Previous years have featured dance, chess, art, ceramics, flag-football and many more kid-friendly options. Chair: Julie McGovern …

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Fall Spook-tacular!

Thanks for Another Great Spooktacular!  Thank you to ALL our families, teachers, & staff who joined us for the Fall Spooktacular! It was an amazing night filled with incredible costumes, dancing, spooky crafts, yummy treats, Jack O’Lanterns, magic, & tons of Photo Booth fun. Thank you to Jay the DJ and the wonderful Bjorn the …

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First Fridays

Here at Richmond Elementary we love our teachers and staff!  We have designated the First Friday of each month as a day the PTO says “Thank you for all you do”. Richmond teachers and staff enjoy treats set out to make their day a little brighter. Some of our favorites have been: Girl scout cookies …

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Fourth Grade Farewell

Chair: Julie McGovern- [email protected] 2018 Date: TBD

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Girls Choice Event

This event offers Richmond Elementary School girls, and a guest of their choice, a chance to have a fun evening out together.  Student’s have the opportunity to vote on the event activity and theme; a red carpet dance was winner of Spring 2017. Check out pictures from 2017’s Girl’s Choice Event, complete with red carpet glamour!   …

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Holiday Shop

 Just in time for the holidays, students can shop for their loved ones during their designated class time.  A variety of items will be available for purchase, ranging in price from $1.00 to $5.00.  Our parent volunteers will even help wrap some gifts. The shop needs numerous parent volunteers to make this a successful event. …

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Ice Cream Social

Mark Your Calendars: September 7th 2017 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Rain date: September 14th 2017 We all scream for ice cream!  What a yummy way to start off the year.  Bring your blankets and the whole family for a night filled with friends, games and music.   Order your Richmond Apparel and Fourth Grade …

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Outdoor Sign

The PTO maintains the outdoor sign in from of Richmond Elementary School.  Keep an eye on the sign for calendar updates, important messages and school spirit information.

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Picture Day

  Get your pictures taken for the yearbook and order prints for the whole family.  Flyers will come home with further details. Order via the flyer or online at Coffee Pond Photography. Chair: Pam Moyer Co-Chair: Filipa Bryson- [email protected]   

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RES Greenhouse

The RES Greenhouse team works to assists the Master Gardener through The University of Rhode Island Desourdy School Garden Mentor Program in the care and maintenance of the school garden, RES specific program events, and the school greenhouse itself. The needs for greenhouse team volunteers change depending on the season, use of increasing resources, and …

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Room Parents

Room parents support the classroom needs of the teacher and strengthen the Richmond Elementary School community by serving as a liaison to the educator, parents, school administration, and parent-teacher organization (PTO). Each teacher has their own preference for the level of involvement provided by the room parent; this role may only require a minor volunteer …

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Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is a school favorite.  Each class will visit the library during their regularly schedules library times.  Parents and guardians are welcome to join students during this time.  The Scholastic Book Fair is also open for families during school Open House nights.  All proceeds from the book fair benefit the school library. …

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Spirit Week

This is always a kid favorite!  Show your school spirit by participating in a week of wacky themed days.  Details for 2018 Spirit Week to come! Chair: Shellie Calahan –[email protected] 2018 Dates: TBD

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Staff Appreciation Week

Richmond Elementary School teachers are the best!  During Teacher Appreciation Week the PTO sponsors a catered lunch on behalf of all our school families.  We look forward to this opportunity to thank our wonderful teachers and staff for all the great work they do. While plans for 2018 are in the works, check out 2017’s …

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Talent Show

Friday May 25th 2018 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Come see our talented 3rd and 4th graders perform.  It is sure to be a night of many shining stars.  The show will beheld in the Richmond Elementary School Cafe. Chair: Amy Fortin

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All those precious memories, captured in a special keepsake.  The yearbook contains individual pictures of every student across all grades (See Picture Day for photo details) along with all our wonderful teachers and staff.  Add in great candid shots from school events and you have a special book your family will love. Yearbook order forms, …

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