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, September 25, 2018


Menu: Spaghetti (Elem), Enchilada Hotdish (HS)

Wednesday: Hot Dogs


The Junior class has a few homecoming t-shirts still available for sale in Size S, M, L -$10. We have one women’s v-neck in a size large – $10. These would work great for senior quilts. They’ll be available at the high school office.


FOUND:  A retainer was found after the dance last Friday at the high school. Stop in the office to claim.


Music Parents Community Calendars are finally here!  If you have any questions, please contact Mark Aamold at

**There is a mistake on the calendar. NDEA is October 18-19 not the 11-12 as stated on our calendar. There will be school on the 11th and 12th. There will NOT be school on the 18th and 19th. We apologize for the confusion.


ATTENTION! When you receive your community calendar, please note the attached page. Greeting cards and announcements can be ordered from our printer and 15% goes back to RHS Music Parents.
Check out the great designs at


Coffee with Kids – Friday, October 5th 8:45-9:15 Richland Elementary


Sponsor a fall sports game! Dollars for Scholars is again offering volleyball game sponsorships for $50 each. Here’s your chance to recognize your student or business. Contact Donna Thiel at or 701-640-0397 if you’re interested.


Upcoming Meetings:

Wednesday, October 10thSchool Board Meeting – 5:30 pm

October 15thPTO – 7:00 pm at the High School

October 17 – Coltbackers Meeting – 6:00 pm High School Commons





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


Football:  Next Game:  Friday, September 28th @ FSHP, Hope-Page High School, 7:00 pm.


Volleyball: Next game: Tuesday, Sept. 25th @ Kindred, JV – 6:00 pm, Varsity – 7:00 pm


Cross Country: Next Meet: Thurs, Sept. 27th @ Pelican Rapids Golf Course, 4:30 pm.


JH Volleyball: Next Game: Monday, October 1st vs Wyndmere, 4:30 pm


JH Football: Next Game: Monday, October 1st vs Wyndmere, 4:30 pm


Trap Team: Wondering what Richland 44’s Trap Team is all about?  We will be having an informal/open shoot down at the Mooreton Range on Tuesday, September 25th at 5 pm.  If you are in grades 7th – 12th grade and have completed your hunter safety course, you are invited to join us.  All you need to bring is your shot gun, a couple of boxes of shells (we will have some extra on hand if needed) and your PPE (safety glasses & hearing protection).  We will start the evening out with a quick safety review and then we will shoot a few rounds.  If you have any questions, feel free to give Robin (701 866-0660) a call.  See you at the Range!



FCCLA: Membership forms are available in the FCS room. Dues are $25 which also covers registration for District Meeting in Fargo this fall.  All membership forms and money Due by Sept. 28th. Payments can be made online or brought to school.


FFA: Sign up for District Leadership competitions in the Ag Ed room.  District Leadership is on Oct 1st at NDSCS.  Events include: parliamentary procedure, novice parliamentary procedure, job interview, prepared public speaking, extemp public speaking, demonstration speaking, quiz, jr high quiz, and creed.



-2018 FLU Clinic – Colfax High School – Wednesday, Oct. 10th 3:00-6:00 pm. Forms are available in the office if you would like to fill out and have ready.


-4th Annual Christine Steak Fry – Saturday, September 29th 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Christine Community Center. Adults – $15, Kids age 4 to 12 – $7, Ages 3 and under eat Free! Steak Dinner includes Ribeye Steak, Baked Potato, Baked Beans and Coleslaw.


-Coltbackers Membership Drive Steak Night at the Fort Saloon, Thursday, October 25 – watch for more details.


-Quilts of Valor “Kid’s Quilt Camp”- Any Youth ages 10 – 18, who have a basic knowledge of sewing by machine and a keen desire to honor and comfort our active and veteran military members are welcome to attend. Held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Abercrombie. Saturday, October 27th 8:00 am – 12:30 pm and Sunday, October 28th 1:00-5:00 pm. Cost – FREE. To register, Call Lori Loff 701-372-3691 or LouAnn Lee 701-640-0321. Space is limited so register early!


-Colfax is getting an ICE RINK! The Colfax Park Board has received a large donation to purchase and install dasher boards for an ice rink. The boards purchased will be set up this fall on the basketball court in the park. If anyone is interested in helping with the set up or donation of equipment or to help fund our communities new ice rink, please call Jason Frankl (701-640-7907), Dave Miller (701-741-4651), or Jon Erdahl (701-541-0905).