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 how to …

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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. Chair: Lisa Parr- [email protected] Volunteers are …

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Boy’s Choice Event

THE VOTES HAVE BEEN COUNTED AND THE WINNER IS… Game Day for Boy’s Choice!! Each spring, the students who will be returning for the following school year vote on their preference for an event to be sponsored by the PTO. For the 2017-2018 school year we had a combined event at Launch Trampoline Park. The …

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Enrichmond

March 5th 2018 to March 26th 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM 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 2019 activities will follow.  Previous years have featured dance, …

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Fall Spook-tacular!

Friday, October 19th 2018 6:00PM – 8:00PM The Fall Spooktacular is a family event. You will see RES transformed into a truly Spooktacular scene. Come dressed in costume and enjoy a night of live music, family crafts & games, a photo booth, a magician, and more! Chair: Julie McGovern  [email protected]  Chair: Lisa Parr [email protected] Co- …

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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

2019 Date: TBD  ​​ Chair: Alesia DiSano- [email protected] Volunteers are needed for this event.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the chairs or fill in our Volunteer Interest Form.

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Girls Choice Event

THE VOTES HAVE BEEN COUNTED AND THE WINNER IS… Themed Dance for Girl’s Choice!! Each spring, the students who will be returning for the following school year vote on their preference for an event to be sponsored by the PTO. For the 2017-2018 school year we had a combined event at Launch Trampoline Park. The …

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Holiday Shop

December 3-6, 2018     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 …

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Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, September 11, 2018​ ​​ (RD: Thursday, September 13, 2018​) 5:00 to 7:00 PM 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 Shirts right …

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Outdoor Sign

The PTO maintains the outdoor sign in front 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: Courtney Toscano- [email protected] Chair: Christin Readey

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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

Monday, September 17th and Tuesday, September 18th 2019  Richmond Elementary School’s Open House The Scholastic Book Fair is a school favorite.  The Scholastic Book Fair will be open for families during school Open House nights.  This year the Scholastic Book Fair will ONLY run during Open House Hours. All proceeds from the book fair benefit the …

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Staff Appreciation Week

May 6-10, 2019    Richmond Elementary School teachers are the best!  During Staff 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. Chair: Tina Noble [email protected] Volunteers are needed for …

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Talent Show

Friday May 17th 2019 Come see our talented 3rd and 4th graders perform.  It is sure to be a night of many shining stars. The show will be held in the Richmond Elementary School Cafe. Chair: Jennifer Taylor- [email protected] ​Co-Chair: Alesia DiSano Volunteers are needed for this event.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact …

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Winter Event

Event and Date TBD ​​Chair: Lisa Parr- [email protected]

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Yearbook

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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