EARLY RELEASE Dates: Friday, Sept. 14; Wednesday, Sept. 19

RWJH and RHS students will be released 1:45 p.m Friday, Sept. 14 in order to attend the RHS Homecoming Parade. Buses will run at dismissal. Beltline will be closed from Floyd Road to Coit Road from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. The tailgate begins 5:30 p.m. in the Eagle/Mustang parking lot. Kickoff against Garland is 7:30 p.m. at Eagle/Mustang.  


RISD has scheduled the first of its early-release days Sept. 19. Students will be released 1:30 p.m on this day throughout the district. Again, buses will run at dismissal. 







Parents, students, teachers, grandparents are eligible to join PTA.

When you and your students join the PTA, you are helping to ensure that every child has a voice.

Visit the RWJH membership page to signup online or download a printable form to be use with a check.

For more information, contact Barbara Stuart at membership@westpta.org.



Calendar Change 

 November 6 (Election Day) is now a student holiday in RISD. The October 5 holiday is unchanged.



Vote on Tax Increase November 6

 The Richardson ISD Board of Trustees voted to set the district’s operating tax rate at $1.17, triggering a tax ratification election (TRE) for November 6. The board is asking voters to approve a 13 cent increase in the tax rate, currently set at $1.04.


A series of Tax Ratification Election (TRE) information sessions will be held with RISD schools and communities. Each session will last approximately one hour and include a detailed presentation, followed by time for Q and A.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 7 p.m. Pearce: Black Box Theater
Tuesday, Oct. 2 7 p.m. Berkner: Lecture Hall
Saturday, Oct. 13 9 a.m. RISD Administration Building


For more information about the increase and how the board came to its decision, visit http://www.risd.org/tre2018/ .

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