Richland R-IV Announces New Superintendent

The Richland R-IV Board of Education is pleased to announce that Mr. Doug Smith has been selected to be the Richland R-IV Superintendent for the 2016-2017 school. year. Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Mr. Doug Smith to his new position in our school district.

Fall Sports Practices Start Monday, August 1!

All Fall sports will start practice Monday, August 1. Athletes must have 14 practices before playing in their first games, and a current physical before they can participate in practices. Practice times are as follows:

Baseball: 7-9PM
Girls Tennis: 7-9AM
Soccer: 9AM
Softball: 6:30-8:30PM


FFA Members Advance to State

Richland FFA members had great success this week at their district contests held in Rolla. The soils team of Jordan Britt, Allisha Davenport, Camryn Long, and Ben Blank will advance to state. The Livestock Judging Team of Jessi Whittle, Kiley Cargill, Jacob Blank, and Mikenna Ely will also advance to state. The Farm Management team of Justin Britt, Matthew Black, Alli Kate Aikens, and Caleb Mooney placed 2nd at districts and will advance. Jacob Blank (Advanced Public Speaking) and Matthew Black (Division II Public Speaking) will also go to the state contest. Finally, senior Ben Blank will receive his State FFA Degree at the convention.

Paint it Pink Success!

Paint it Pink night at RHS raised over $12,000 for the Caleb Tyre family. Richland Student Council collected $1200 from their Mr. RHS Paegent, Bourbon High School presented $1800 from their Paint it Pink night and "Coins for Caleb" drive, and RHS raised $9300 from Paint it Pink and other various fundraisers.

Brittany Latham Sets Record

Congratulations to sophomore Brittany Latham for setting the school record of 36 consecutive free throws made without a miss, which is the RHS record. Brittany also tied the MSHSAA (State) record!

Paint it Pink Night Approaches

RHS would like to announce that we will be having a benefit supper and high school girls basketball game on February 13, 2016 in support of Caleb Tyre in his fight against leukemia. This game, with the help of Plato High School has been rescheduled. We will be having a dinner before the game from 4-6:00 pm. The dinner will be taco salad, dessert and a drink for $5.00. We also will be selling T- shirts for this event and all proceeds from the sales of the shirts will also go to the Tyre family. As always, the admission for the games will be donated along with any and all donations given by anyone who wishes to do so. We will be presenting this gift during half time of the varsity girls basketball game that evening.

FFA Public Speakers Move on to Districts

Congratulations to Jacob Blank and Caleb Mooney. Jacob placed 2nd in the area Young Farmers/Young Farmers Wife public speaking contest. Caleb placed 3rd in the area Pet Breeders public speaking contest. They with both move on to the district contest November 10, in Rolla.

Softball Players Collect Post-Season Honors

Congratulations to RHS softball players Jessi Whittle and Amarie Walters! Amarie was named 1st team all-district and 1st team all-conference. Jessi was named 1st team all-conference and 2nd team all-district.

Artists Excel in State Competition

RHS students Cheyenne Hardy (Left with Art Teacher Mrs. Luttrell) and Amanda Boggs (Right), finished First (Cheyenne) and Third (Amanda) in the Missouri State Fish Art Contest for 7-9 grades. Along with their paintings, students were required to research, study, and write about the state fish. Congratulations!

New School Board Member

The Richland R-IV School District would like to welcome our newest school board member, Mrs. Kasie Lercher. Mrs. Lercher was appointed by the board to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of a board member.

Welcome New Staff!

The Richland R-IV School District welcomed new staff with a special new teacher orientation. Pictured Front (L-R) Maggie Allen (2nd grade), Susan Hand (6th grade), Kristy Norris (JH/HS Music), Amber Ridenour (3rd Grade), Lisa Burns (High School Counselor), Lori Bogle (Elementary Counselor), and Danielle Thompson (4th Grade). Rear (L-R) Jenny Dougan (Special Education 3-6), Darlena Poynter (Kindergarten), Ryan Neal (6th Grade), and Mara Holloway (HS Math). Not pictured: Shane Kardosz, Agricultural Education.



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