Today’s Announcements

**Due to Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, we are required to make our website disability accessible.  Some of you may have already noticed that there have been considerable changes made to our district website.  Teacher websites will be brought into compliance as well.  By the end of December, any teacher website not already in compliance will be taken offline.  Over the following months, those websites will be checked for compliance errors and corrected to meet the guidelines.  As each website is completed, it will be brought back online.  Sorry for any inconveniences this may cause. **




Richland #44 Daily Announcements

Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Menu: Aber- Potatoes & Gravy  Colfax- Breakfast meal

Wednesday: Sweet and Sour Chicken


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 11, 2019 the Annual School Board Election will be held in the Richland #44 School District for the purpose of electing school board members to fill any expired or vacated terms.  Any candidate for election as a member of the school board shall file with the Business Manager of the board not less than sixty four (64) days before the election and before four o’clock PM.  This means the deadline for filing is April 8, 2019.  Forms are available on our website.

Areas up for election this year are: 

Area 1 – one member shall be elected from that portion of Eagle Township and that portion of Walcott Township included in the district and lying north of the Walcott Road

Area 3 – One member shall be elected from the village of Abercrombie, ND  A

rea 4 – One member shall  be elected from Abercrombie Township and that portion of Ibsen Township included in the district


The Richland #44 Hooper Hankie is back!!!! – Richland #44 Hooper Hankies are available to purchase for $3!  Thanks to our sponsors Gorder Ag Supply, Aurora Plumbing and Heating, Colfax Farmers Elevator, Coltbackers, and Brian Beyer Insurance Agency, we are able to offer these great spirit items at a reasonable price.  If interested in purchasing, please email Kendra at


High school students are welcome to help sell PTO Fun Night raffle tickets for this district-wide fundraiser. Ticket books are available in the office. Please return all ticket stubs and money, along with any unsold tickets to the office by March 25 or before.


Next Coffee for Kids- Friday April 5th at 8:45am Poetry and Popcorn, come celebrate poetry month by reading lots of fun poems with your friends!



Assistant Track Coach

Junior High Track Coach

Application can be found on our website at


Route Bus Driver –Hours of Employment: Morning Route – 6:30am-8:15am Evening Route – 3:00pm-4:45pm (roughly). Salary $12,600 (175 days). Required: Class b License with school bus endorsement, Background check and finger printing will be conducted before hiring, Drivers must complete a physical every 2 years, Individual must undergo random drug/alcohol testing Benefits include: NDPERS Retirement Plan and Sick Leave.

If interested, please send resume and completed application to: Richland #44 School District %Kendra Dockter PO Box 49 Colfax, ND 58018 or For more details, contact the school at 701-372-3713. Applications can be found at:


Upcoming Meetings:


PTO Meeting, Tuesday, March 19 @ 7 pm, high school


Next Regular School Board Meeting April 10th @530pm


Coltbackers Meeting Wednesday, March 20 in commons @6:00pm



The Athletic Trainer will be here on Tuesdays @ 8:30 a.m.


5/6th Grade BBB:  Next game Today-Monday, March 18 vs. Tri State Tigers in Aber at 4:30pm.


BBB: Congratulations to the Boys Basketball Team on taking 3rd place at the State Tournament!  Congratulations to Cole Myers for being selected for the All-Tournament Team.  Congratulations!!!


Athletic Banquet – Sunday, April 14 at 6 pm

Anyone interested in helping with the Athletic Banquet please let an officer know.

Thanks in advance for your support!




FFA:  Upcoming FFA Event, State Horse Judging – March 23rd


Dollars for Scholars Daddy/Daughter Dance – Friday, March 22 from 6:30-8:30PM.  Grand march begins at 6:30 and is open to the public.  Forms to participate need to be returned by March 15.


2019 Fun Night join us on Friday, March 29 for our annual dinner, carnival and fundraiser!  5PM: Community Dinner- Fettuccini Alfredo(locally-raised chicken optional), garlic bread, salad, drink, and dessert for $8, 6-8PM Games and Prizes with inflatable bounce house, stuffed animal adoption, obstacle course, hoop shoot, fishpond and all your favorites!

Prize Boards, Door Prizes, and Raffle winners announced all night!


This year’s prize board prize is a picnic table donated by Galchutt Seed –         John Flaa and Craig Syvertson !!!

The frame is dark gray with lighter grey/tan composite boards.  The prize board is being circulated now so if you are interested in buying a spot on the board.  Contact Jen Erdahl –




Community Dinner and over $500 in BINGO Prizes! Friday, March 29, starting at 5:00 p.m. at Richland High School. Fettuccine Alfredo (vegetarian or with optional locally raised chicken), garlic bread, salad, drink and dessert for $8. All are welcome to join us as part of PTO Fun Night activities! Proceeds will support Richland #44 high school and elementary school. Full concessions available throughout the event.


Has debt robbed your freedom and stolen your joy? Battle back! Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts will teach you how to beat debt and build wealth with the most powerful tool there is . . . your income. Group Link:; Begins Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm; Red River Communications, Abercrombie; contact : 701-892-4351; Coordinator: Tom Reagan