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 – Summer 2018


Richland #44 Offices will be closed July 2 – 6.


Richland #44 is excited to announce the hiring of Britney Gandhi as Jr/Sr High Principal.  Mrs. Gandhi will officially start her duties at Richland on July 9, 2018.  Please help welcome her to Colt Country!

Biography:  Britney Gandhi has served as a principal for four years in both Colorado and Texas at the elementary and middle school levels.  Before then she was a high school assistant principal and ELA teacher in Houston, Texas. She is passionate about student achievement and equity for all children.

Mrs. Gandhi attended Pepperdine University for a Bachelor’s in Communication and Spanish, University of Texas at Arlington for a Master’s in Educational Leadership, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Leadership from Northwest Nazarene University.

She recently moved to the area with her husband and 7-month old son. She is excited about joining the Richland community and about becoming a Colt!


 Mrs. Britney Gandhi

Job Openings at Richland #44

Finalists for the elementary teaching positions for 2nd and 4th grade are:  Amanda Jacobson, Anna Marohl, Luke Wuori, Sheena OLeary, Nicole Simmer, Terra Larson, and Erin Mattson.   Interviews will be held June 18-22.


Tech Coordinator:  Applicant should be able to work with hardware and software in the school buildings.  Applicant should also be able to work with teaching staff in developing technology based classroom instruction.


Athletic Director:  Seeking individual for Athletic Director.  Example of duties include scheduling games and workers, overseeing coaching staff, and being the athletic point of contact for the school.  Hours will vary.

For more information on hours and wages, please contact Kendra at or 701-372-3713


Route Bus Driver – would run a route in the AM (roughly 6:45-8:15am) and PM (roughly 3:15-4:45).  Must hold current Class B Driver’s License with a passenger endorsement and pass an ICC physical.    Benefits include NDPERS Retirement


Upcoming Meetings:

Wed, July 18 – Coltbackers – 6pm Richland High School

Mon, July 23rdPTO – 6:00 p.m. in the HS library







Richland Community Calendar:  The Music Parents are again doing their community calendar fundraiser.  The calendar will include all school events as well as community events, birthdays, anniversaries, etc…. To order your calendar for next school year, go to or call Mark Aamold at ​(701) 353-8267 and leave a message.  Thank you for supporting the arts at Richland!



-SEND Community Theater’s production of State Fair. 11 Major Roles, many extras of all ages will be needed. Performances will be held July 19, 20, 21, 22 at the Barney VFW. For more info contact Cathryn Goerger – or 701-210-1065.


Picnic in the Park – June 20th @ Abercrombie Pavilion Park– free will offering…proceeds will go towards improvements to the Pavilion Park grounds.  Come out and enjoy food, friends, & fun!

Colfax Park Board Spring Picnic – June 27, 2018   5:30pm-7:30pm    Brats & Hotdogs.  Freewill donation.  Come and sign up for swimming lessons and enjoy a night of free swimming at the pool


SAVE THE DATE:  ABER DAY 2018 JULY 21 – 5k, pancake breakfast, vendor blender 9am-4pm, parade@10:30am (start working on your floats), little miss & little mr AFD Rodeo princess & prince, rodeo@5pm & street dance 8pm(REDLINE)