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, October 16, 2019


Menu: Taco Salad

Monday: Hamburgers


NO SCHOOL – Thursday, October 17 & Friday, October 18


Don’t miss out! Online ordering is now available. Cut-off date is Oct 20. Https://


Close Up minions are selling holiday wreaths. If you are interested, please contact a Close-Up student or Ms. Stenseth. Orders are due by October 25 and will be delivered before Thanksgiving. Thank you for your support!


The Richland #44 XC team is selling Preferred Coupon books for $25. Contact a XC runner or the office to get yours! Checks can be made out to Richland 44 or paid online.


Walk-in Flu Clinic: Wednesday, October 23rd, 3:00-6:00 pm at the Richland #44 High School – Colfax.


Coffee with Kids – Giving Thanks. Friday, November 1st – 8:45-9:15AM Richland Elementary.


Richland Elementary Veterans Day Celebration – Thursday, November 7th at 2:00pm at Richland Elementary Gym. The program is open to the public. Please contact Richland Elementary with any questions, 701-553-8321.


Job Openings

Varsity Track Coach – starting March 2020.  Apply at:

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

Speech Coach – Starting December 2019. Apply at:

Elementary Boys Basketball Coach Starting with the 2020 season (February 2020)

apply at:

Golf Coach Starting with the 2020 season (March 2020)

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Visit our website for more information


Upcoming Meetings:

PTO – October 21 @ 7:00pm at the High School



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


VB: Next Game: Tuesday, October 22nd @ Enderlin, JV – 6:00 Varsity – 7:00pm


Cross-Country:  Regional Meet in Cooperstown, Saturday, October 19th.


FB: Next Game: Saturday, October 19th @ Rosholt, 2:00 pm. *please note time change*


5th/6th grade GBB: Next Game: Monday, October 21st @ Campbell High School, 4:30pm



FFA – The following students need to turn in their FFA/Ag Ed medical release forms ASAP: Gary J, Jack R, Gunnar M, Megan R, TeeGan A, Tanner Z, Ashlyn B, Jewel H, TeAnna A, Damon D, Emma S, and McKayla S.


PTO – Local Amazon Prime Members when you #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Richland 44 PTO. Please go to  and choose Richland 44 PTO as your non profit. and support us every time you shop.


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


Dollars for Scholars – DFS is looking for student volunteers to help sell 50/50 tickets at home Volleyball games. Please see sign up sheet on bulletin board in old commons.


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


Coltbackers Concessions Sign-Up Links Below:

There are many open concession spots left to be filled.  Please take a look at all of the links and sign up where it works for you.  Thanks for your help!

Varsity Volleyball Concessions Sign-Up

Junior High Volleyball Concessions



The Richland #44 FOUNDATION is seeking applicants for a Foundation Director. For more information, visit their website at


The Preacher’s Daughter’s Concert – October 18th at Bethany Free Lutheran Church. 6pm – Old Fashioned Pie & Ice Cream Social, 7pm – The Preacher’s Daughter Concert performing age-old hymns, sharing heartwarming stories and testimonies of faith ~ For ALL Ages!


87th Annual Richland Lutheran Church Lutefisk Supper – Friday, October 25th 12:00 pm -7:30 pm

Get your hands on some of the BEST lutefisk around, plus enjoy homemade meatballs, mashed potatoes, lefse, cranberries, coleslaw, and more!  Tickets are $18 Adults, 12-Under $6, 5-Under Free.  Take out available.


Trunk or Treat Halloween Party – October 27th 1pm-3pm @ Crooked Lane Farm – Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses and pirates! We’ll have hot dogs, treats, games, s’mores and more while supplies lasts. This event is free for the whole family and sponsored by Abercrombie Community Club and Colfax Park Board. If you would like to provide treats for the party, please sign up with this link so we know how much to plan:


Christine Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner – Sunday, November 10th, 11:00-1:30pm at the Christine Community Center. Menu – Grilled Pork & Beef, Baked Potato, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Dessert, Beverages. Adults – $14, Kids 6-12 -$5, Ages 5 & Under – Free. Take out Available, Bake Sale & Raffles.


Mark your calendar for the Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair on Dec. 8 in Abercrombie.  Shop local vendors and find unique gifts. Sponsored by the Richland 44 Dollars for Scholars chapter.