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

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Menu: Corn Dog

Thursday: Taco Salad (Elem) Pulled Pork Sandwich (HS)


Easter vacation is Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2nd. Please note there WILL be school Thursday, March 29th.


MAKE UP DAYS: We will have 2 make up days on May 24th and May 25th.  These will take the place of storm days we have had so far.


**Notice of the 2018 Annual School Board Vacancies:  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 12, 2018 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 9, 2018.  A statement which is mailed to the business manager shall be in the business manager’s physical possession before four o’clock on the sixty fourth day before the election.  All times are Central Daylight Savings Times:  (ND Century Code 15-22-23, 15-28-03, 04, 06, 07 and 09)



AREA 4 – One member shall be elected from Abercrombie Township and that portion of Ibsen Township included in the district.   (1-year term)

AREA 5 (five) – One member shall be elected from Nansen Township.  (3-year term)

AREA 7 (seven) – One member shall be elected from Colfax Township. (3-year term)


Coffee with Kids: Friday, April 6th, 8:45-9:15 am, Richland Elementary


Richland #44 is currently looking for a driver for softball.  Driver would drive kids in the suburban, to and from practice in Kindred each day.  Estimated times would be 3:00 – 6:00pm.  Please talk to Kendra or John for more information on duties and pay.



-OP Glasses – Gray with black/white stripe on the side. Come to HS office to claim them.

– Ring found in commons area. Come to office to Claim.


Daddy/Daughter Dance:  Friday, March 23. Grand March at 6:30 pm. All are welcome.


Upcoming Meetings:

Thurs, March 22ndFinance/Negotiations Committee Meeting – 6am

Wed, April 11thColtbackers Meeting – 6 pm

Mon, April 16thPTO Meeting – 7:00 pm



Please read this article about the dangers of Vaping.

Please discuss the article with your children.


SENIORS – Many seniors still need to turn in a baby picture (and any other pictures for the senior video) to Kendra ASAP.



Golf: The boys golf parent meeting will be on Wednesday, March 21 at 6 PM


5th Grade VB: Next game: Tues, March 27th vs Park Christian @ DGF,  4:45 p.m.

Tues, March 27th vs DGF @ DGF Jr High, 5:30 p.m.

6th Grade VB: Next game: Thurs, March 22 @DGF, 4:00 & 4:45 pm match


5th/6th Grade BBB: Congratulations to the 6th grade boys basketball team on their win over CTF on Monday.

Next Game: Thursday at Aber. vs. Hankinson at 4:30 PM.


Clay Target: Clay Target Shooting T-shirt/Sweatshirt orders must be turned in by Wednesday at noon to Robin


Varsity Track: Next Meet: Saturday, March 24 @ NDSU, 12:30 pm


JH Track: Next Meet: Mon, March 26th @ NDSCS, 4:00 pm.


Athletic Banquet – Sunday, April 22 at 6 pm.  Watch for more details.



FFA: SAE’s are due March 28th, if you have any questions contact Mr. Boehm.

-One of our FFA members is conducting a survey for his FFA AgriScience Fair project.  If you fit the profile, please take a few minutes and go to the survey monkey link below.  We would appreciate it if everyone would share the link with their FB friends as well to get more responses.

-The survey is about how playing video games might make ag producers and construction workers more comfortable with multi-function controllers, such as a joystick controller found in farm and construction equipment.  If you played (or still play) video games and now use controllers, please take the quick survey.  THANKS!      


Student Council: The following students owe $10 for their student council shirts: Stashia Bevre, Colten Evanson, Austin Loomis



-Colfax Express is now hiring! Work as many hours as you would like from 8 hours to 30 hours a week.  Weekday and weekend positions available.  Please contact Jared at 701-730-5480 or stop by the store to pick up an application if interested or if you have any questions.


-Spaghetti Dinner, Gun Raffle, Silent Auction Benefit Dinner—Join us for “Dinner for Dan” as we rally around our friend and Neighbor, Dan Haverland. Saturday, March 31st 2 pm to 8 pm – Colfax Community Center. Free Will Offering.


-Colfax Park Board is looking for students 15 years and older to be lifeguards for the 2018 summer, Hours are from 11:30-9:00 and does include weekdays and weekends.  Will need to complete lifeguard training.  If interested, please contact Mary Boehm   701-793-3292.