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

Friday, December 6, 2019


Menu: Pulled Pork

Monday: Hot Dish


UND Recruiter – Chad O’Shea will be here Today, Friday from 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM


High School Christmas Concert – Friday, December 6th at 7:00pm

Elementary Christmas Concert – Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00pm


Class Composite Picture order forms were sent home with Elementary Students and can also be found in the office. 6×8 Picture = $9. Due December 11th.


Job Openings

Assistant Boys Basketball Coach – C Squad  Starting December 2019.  Apply at:

Custodian – Elementary School Starting IMMEDIATELY. Hours – Will consider Part Time or Full Time.  Full Time hours:  7am-3:30pm  Monday-Friday. FULL TIME Benefits include:  Single BCBS Health Insurance Plan, NDPERS Retirement Plan, Sick & Vacation Leave
Apply at:

Varsity Track Coach – starting March 2020.  Apply at:

Junior High Track Coach – Starting March 2020.  Apply at:

Speech Coach – Starting December 2019. Apply at:

Golf Coach Starting with the 2020 season (March 2020)

apply at:

Visit our website for more information


Upcoming Meetings:

Thursday, January 9 – Coltbackers – 5:20 pm



The Trainer will be at the High School on Tuesday’s at 8:00 am


JHGBB: Next Game: Monday, December 9 vs Park Christian, 4:30pm


GBB: Next Game: Thursday, December 12 vs Oakes, JV-6:00pm Varsity-7:30pm


All varsity basketball games will be broadcast live on our YouTube channels. To watch, go to YouTube and search for the channels; the girls’ channel is richlandg basketball and the boys’ channel is richlandb basketball.



Close Up: Close Up minions are selling Grubbersputz flavored popcorn and pretzels!

They are also selling Texas Roadhouse peanuts with appetizer coupon for $5. All items would make great stocking stuffers! Orders are due Friday, December 6.


Coltbackers is offering Game Sponsorships for both the Girls and Boys Basketball Seasons for $50 per event.  This is your chance to honor your favorite athlete or promote your business.  A photo of the sponsored athlete or business logo will be printed in the program and will also be announced before the event.  Limited home games and spots available – Contact Aimee Flaa to reserve yours today. or 701-640-1912


Christian Colts: Thursday’s 7:30-8:15am at Richland 44 High School for 7th-12th grades in the Library. ALL ARE WELCOME! Come for Prayer, Activity, Bible Study, Fellowship & Fun! Led by Pastor Julé Ballinger


PTO: Holiday shopping and everyday needs, now you can support us every time you shop! If you’re an Amazon Prime member, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase amount to Richland 44 PTO. Please go to and choose Richland #44 PTO as your nonprofit.



Benefit for Bill Ward on Friday, December 6 from 4-8 pm at the Mooreton Community Center in Mooreton, ND. Bill suffered a life changing stroke on February 5, 2019.  He recovered enough to come home but never enough to go back to work.  Bill passed away on November 12 after suffering another stroke. Bill is the late grandfather of Richland Alumni Devin and Kennedy Flaa and current students Ryley Flaa and Keagan, Kasen and Kennasyn Neppl.


You and your family are invited to BREAKFAST WITH SANTA on Saturday, December 7th at the Abercrombie Community Hall.  Pancake and sausage breakfast will be served from 8-11a.m.  Santa will be available from 9-10:30a.m.  There will be a Gingerbread Man decorating station, Christmas craft, Reindeer Food Bar, prizes, gift from Santa along with a FREE picture with Santa.  Come Join the Fun…all ages welcome.  Free will donation.  Sponsored by Abercrombie Community Club.


Let Us Do Your Holiday Baking!
Chocolate peanut clusters, homemade apple pies, spritz, puppy chow, Chex mix, gingersnaps, krumkake and MORE will be available for purchase at the Dollars for Scholars holiday craft and vendor fair this Sunday, December 8, from 11 am to 3 pm at the Richland Elementary School. Proceeds will benefit Close Up students.


Don’t miss the Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair this Sunday, Dec. 8 from 11 am – 3 pm at the elementary school. Register for door prizes, shop local crafters and vendors for wonderful Christmas gifts. Get something for yourself too! Sponsored by Richland 44 Dollars for Scholars.


Concessions Available at Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair
Bring your appetite and thirst to the Dollars for Scholars holiday craft and vendor fair on Sunday, December 8 from 11am to 3pm. Close Up students will serve delicious shredded turkey sandwiches, barbecues, pasta salad, chips and homemade bars. Water, soda and coffee will be available, too!


Sunday Shopping at the ‘Vines’!! Small Business Saturday is now “Sunday Shopping at the Vines!” Come and get into the Christmas spirit with a warm mug of mulled wine (made with our delicious “Farmland“) and be ready for some unique holiday shopping! We’ll have SEVEN talented artisans showcasing their talents to inspire your decorating and gift-giving this year. Mark your calendars and bring a friend December 15th 12-5pm at Dakota Vines Winery!


Colfax Santa Days – December 15th, 2:00pm-4:00pm at Colfax Community Center. Visit Santa, community gathering, and all kids receive a gift from Santa