This week we honored the 2023 Athena Nominees: Grace Anderson, Sarah Carlson, Emilly Dzierzak, McKay Hall, Maren Jensen, Julia Lindow, Eva Patenaude and Josie Popp.
Enriching and Accelerating Learning
School district leaders from across the metro testified at the state capitol on education issues. Read more about our 2023 RPS Legislative Platform.
The halls of Richfield High School hold a place for learning, laughter, new technology, good food, student artwork and music. After the bell rings, and students and teachers are learning in classrooms, there is another daily visitor: the coffee cart, run by students in the Compass work-based learning program!
Teresa Stadem is a well-loved teacher and coach in Richfield. She teaches Language Arts in the Richfield College Experience Program and is the head coach for the boys track and field team. Last year, she was named the Section 3AA Coach of the Year and she coached her team all the way to State!
In early childhood classrooms, we create an environment where students see themselves, their racial identities, and their lived experiences every day.
We are excited to welcome Ibelizet Dominguez as our new Richfield Health Resource Center (RHRC) coordinator! Ibelizet graduated from Richfield High School in 2015, and her former teachers and other RHS staff were thrilled to welcome her back to the building — this time as a colleague!
Over the past few weeks, Richfield High School band students have been active performers at several honor band concerts. Congratulations to all of the students for their acceptance into these events that led to outstanding performances and a proud representation of Richfield High School.
We sat down with our 2022-23 student reps: Elsy Cruz Parra, Chimdalu Dibua and Paola Hernandez Zuniga. They shared with us why they serve on the school board, things they have learned by participating in meetings and how they stay involved in our community.
In her book The Purple Dot, Remi Axelson addresses the complicated topic of divorce in a way elementary students can easily understand it.
Richfield High School students in the yearlong Climate Crisis class are making a difference across the world — for the fourth year in a row! This semester, students finished putting together their “solar suitcase,” which was sent to Kenya last week to provide light to students at schools with no access to electricity.