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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Reminder - NO SCHOOL on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25


Jr/Sr High School

  • Girls Basketball Players (7-12):  Scherlings will be out on Tuesday, November 29 to take team and individual pictures.  JH starting at 3pm, with JV/Varsity to follow.  Order forms will be sent home from practice.  

    • JV/V:  Coltbackers will again be selling button pics for $3/ea.  Order HERE by Nov. 29.

  • The Health Careers, Tech & Trades Expo is December 1st at the FargoDome. It is available to all 9th graders. A permission slip and information was emailed to all 9th grade parents. Please make sure it is returned to Ms. Monroe by Monday, Nov 28th. We will leave at approximately 8:30 am and return by 11:30 am.

  • Volunteer Opportunity for students at the Thanksgiving Meal at the Christine Community Center on Thursday, November 24, anytime between Noon and 6:00 pm. Please let the office know if you are interested.

  • If a student is NEW to taking dual credit, they will need to see Ms. Monroe for approval and to get enrolled at the school where they intend to take classes BEFORE they can register on 11/29. We will have NDSCS here to assist with registration since it will be the first time online.

  • 9th Graders will be taking the pre-ACT on Tuesday, Dec 6th. The $16 payment by check or efunds must be sent to Kendra by Dec. 5th. 10th Graders will be taking the pre-ACT, Thursday, Dec 15th, and the $16 check or efunds must be sent to Kendra by Dec 14th.

  • JH GBB: Upcoming Games:

    • Monday, November 28 vs Enderlin, 4:30 pm

    • Tuesday, November 29 vs Northern Cass, 4:00 pm

  • JV/V GBB: First Game of the season, Thursday, December 1 @ Kindred, JV - 6:00 pm Varsity - 7:30 pm

  • JV/V BBB: First day of practice - Monday, November 28


  • The Richland #44 School Foundation has two available Foundation Board seats starting January 2023. Per Foundation bylaws, the School Board appoints the members of the Foundation Board. Applications are due December 6 by 4pm. For more information and to apply, click Here.


  • Music Parents - Tuesday, December 6 at 5:30 pm in the Music Room

  • Richland #44 Foundation – Wednesday, December 7th @ 5:00 pm. To access the full calendar and meeting minutes, click here.

  • School Board – Wednesday, December 14 @ 5:30 pm

  • PTO - Wednesday December 21 at 7 p.m. via ZOOM; Meeting ID: 511 463 1558 Passcode: 44COLTS44

Job Openings

  • Elementary BOYS Basketball

    • We are seeking applicants for 2 coaches for our 5th/6th grade boys’ basketball teams. 

    • Season starts at the end of February and goes through the middle of April

    • Salary: $1,512

    • For more information and to apply click HERE

  • Junior High BOYS Basketball

    • We are seeking a second JHBBB coach due to strong numbers. 

    • Season starts at the end of December and goes through the end of February

    • Salary: $2,079         

    • For more information and to apply click HERE

  • Substitute Teachers

    • $120/day plus School Lunch.

    • ND substitute teaching licenses require: 48 hours of college coursework (degree not required), background check, and online application.

    • If interested, contact either of our offices. Elementary – 701-553-8321 High School – 701-372-3713.



  • Lucky Leaf Archery Club is excited to kick off the new season at the start of 2023!   They will be meeting on Sunday afternoons at 4:00pm in Colfax.  We are looking to get an accurate count of the number of participating archers.  Archers must be 8 years of age by January 1, 2023 to participate.  **PLEASE NOTE:  You do NOT have to be a 4H member to participate.**   If interested, please fill out THIS survey by Wednesday, November 23.   Questions?  Contact Heidi at 640-1841

  • Richland #44 PTO is proud to present the Missouri Children's Theater production, Hansel and Gretel performed by Richland #44 Elementary Students.  The students will be rehearsing the week of November 28 - December 2 and would like to invite the community to their two performances at the Elementary School on Saturday, December 3 - 3:15pm and 5:30pm.  Tickets will be available at the door - $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children under 5.  

  • Coltbackers Colt Buddies BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP:   

    • Grades K-6   Fall session December 3,10, & 17

      • 8:30am - 9:15am (Grades K-1)

      • 9:30am - 10:30am (Grades 2-3)

      • 10:45am - 12:00pm (Grades 4-6)

  • Christine Liquors Annual Thanksgiving Meal - Thursday, November 24 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Christine Community Center. $6 Children ages 3-17, $12 - Adult Meal.

  • Veteran Donation - Organized by Lincoln Hegseth - Donate items at Richland Elementary School or High School.

    • Items needed: Men’s and Women’s deodorant, Paddle hairbrushes, Chapstick, Lens cleaner for eyeglasses, Children’s activity bags full of coloring books, activity books, word search, crayons, Gift cards, clothing items for emergent needs or homeless veterans (sweatpants, athletic shorts, T-shirts, mens underwear. Must be brand new with tags. Items due by November 30th.

  • The Richland 44 Foundation - Diamond on the Prairie Fundraising Dinner at Christine community Center on December 2. EXTENDING ticket sales for a few more days. Limited tickets available!  Richland44schoolfoundation.org - or- call Amy at (701) 640-9785. For more information click here or see image below.

Diamond on the Prairie