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Dates to Remember

  • Thursday, January 3: Student’s Return
  • Monday, January 9: January School Board Meeting
  • Wednesday, January 11: VEX IQ and VEX VRC Comptetition at Newton County High School
  • Tuesday, January 10: Rebel Buddies
  • Thursday, January 12: Report Cards
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No School
  • Wednesda, January 18: “Mock” Literacy Walk Faculty Meeting
  • Thursday, January 19: Tornado Drill at 9:40am and Fire Drill at 9:45am
  • Saturday, Jaunary 21: VEX IQ and VEX VRC Comptetition at Mississippi Gulf Coast
  • Monday, January 23-Friday, January 27: NWEA Testing Grades 7th-10th and STAR Testing Grades K-3rd
  • Friday, January 27: SADD Blood Drive
  • Saturday, January 18: VEX and VEX VRC Competition at Hancock County
  • Tuesday, January 31: Rebel Buddies
  • Friday, February 9: Elementary Beauty Pageant sponsored by Rebel Scholars and Maroon Marionettes

Richton Robotics Program

Seven teams from the Allied Alliance Richton Robotics Program represented Richton Schools at the robotics-picOak Grove Crossover Tournament for Middle School on Saturday December 10.

Of the seven teams, six qualified for finals. In the finals, two teams won the Teamwork Challenge and qualified for state competition, and one team won Overall Driving Skills Challenge and qualified for state.

Winning the Teamwork Challenge Award were the teams of Garrett Munn, Reid Overstreet, Chas Mcllwain, Carson Freeman, and Dalton Shaw.

We are very proud of these young people and their hard work!

Active Parent

active-parent-3-0ActiveParent is a web-based application parents can use to keep track of student’s records. Richton School District parents with more than one student can access records for all them with one account. The goal of ActiveParent is to provide parents and guardians the ability to monitor student’s Grades, Attendance, Behavior, and Course Performance. ActiveParent provided student information as soon as it is entered into SAM (Student Administration Manager).

ActiveParent can be accessed by clicking the picture above or go to:

Please contact the Elementary or High School Office for signup information.

*The ActiveParent iOS app has been released and is available for free right now on the App Store*

Attention RHS Seniors and Parents

It’s time to start planning for your Senior yearbook ad! Ads are a great way to designate a special page where you can showcase photos and leave lasting messages from family and friends.

Order forms will be sent home, or you may contact Mrs. Johnie Odom at 601-788-9608 to purchase.


replayitUpload your best photos to and we may feature them in the 2017 yearbook! We want to see group photos; football, softball, baseball, track, golf, tennis, dance, cheer, basketball, band photos, dress-up day photos; classroom photos; pep rally photos, and anything else you think may be good enough for YOUR Richton Yearbook!

You can also download the Replayit app on your smartphone from the App Store or Google Play.

Start sending in those pictures today!

PTO Spotlight Teacher spotlight-teacher-of-the-month

Congratulations to RES teacher Mrs. Adrienne Shoemake! Her name was selected in the September Spotlight Teacher drawing sponsored by the Richton PTO. Mrs Felicia McCardle presented Mrs. Shoemake with a gift card to Office Depot on behalf of the PTO.



williams-pto-septemberCongratulations to RHS teacher Mrs. Catherine Williams! Her name was selected in the September Spotlight Teacher drawing sponsored by the Richton PTO. Mrs. Jolie Shaw, PTO president, presented Mrs. Williams with a gift card to Office Depot.

Teacher/Students of the Month

november-teacher-of-the-monthCongratulations to  Richton Elementary Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Wendy Lee, and Rebel Staffer of the Month, Mrs. Nicole Freeman They both enjoyed lunch at Old Theatre. Thank you for your inspiration, confidence, and commitment to our school. Way to go ladies!

Special thanks to the Old Theatre for providing lunch!


Richton High School December Teacher of the Month Coach Cedric Smith

Coach Smith teaches 7-12 Inclusion and Coaches Jr. High and High School Basketball and Tennis.high-school-teacher-of-the-month Coach Smith is a positive role model for all of our students and is always encouraging and positive. His contributions to Richton High School both on the court and in the classroom make him a very valuable member of our staff at RHS. As Teacher of the Month, Coach Smith received a certificate, a front door parking spot, and a free lunch from The Old Theater. Special thanks to The Old Theater for supporting our Teacher of the Month recognition program.


Congratulations RHS Students of the Month for December


  • 7th Grade –  Ethan Cochran
  • 8th Grade –  Isaac Ramirez-not pictured
  • 9th Grade –  Bryce Overstreet
  • 10th Grade- Korey Jones
  • 11th Grade- Chance Cooley
  • 12th Grade- Mollie Smith

These students were chosen by their teachers for being outstanding students in the classroom and for their positive impact on campus at RHS. They received a certificate and a free ice cream treat from The Old Theater. Thanks to The Old Theater for supporting the Richton High School Student of the Month Program.

School News


It’s not too early to pre-order your yearbook! If you do so by September 16, your cost is only $60. One line of personalization (student’s name) is just $5 extra. If you’d like to upgrade to the “Signature Package,” the cost is $73 and includes a yearbook, one line of personalization on the front cover, a color autograph section, and 8 multi-color signing markers.

You can also add up to 4 icons to the cover at no extra charge (as long as you purchase personalization). Order forms have gone home with the elementary students. Jr high and high school students can pick up order forms in their classrooms.

You can also purchase your yearbook online , just Click here to get started.

RJH/RHS Students

With rainy weather a daily event, our new process for mornings when it is raining or below 35 degrees will be for students to eat breakfast and then report to their first period class.

Any students caught roaming around will face disciplinary action. This is an effort to keep students in smaller groups and to keep Jr. High and High School separated, instead of just sitting in the auditorium with many opportunities for horseplay.


Richton Elementary School Homework Page

Richton High School Homework Page

MS College/Career Standards

We are asking for all parents to please visit the MDE website (click here) for ideas on what to expect from MDE learning standards. It provides helpful information about Mississippi College and Career Ready Standards (MCCRS) and gives grade by grade information for English/Language Arts as well as Math. There are also videos to watch on the MDE college and career standards web page.

Parents Campaign


News from The Parents’ Campaign

Do you want to receive important news about education legislation, especially new policies that will affect the way you are allowed to teach and lead your classroom? Click on the link below to visit The Parents’ Campaign’s web site and sign up to get personalized emails sent directly to your inbox from Nancy Loome at The Parents’ Campaign.


Learn A Test

The Mississippi Library Commission website has many practice tests available including ACT, GRE, and others. These practice tests are free of charge and covers all sections of the tests.  The tests are located at:


Visitors on Campus


Visitors must be approved by administration before being given a visitor pass to wear while on campus. Anyone who fails to comply with this policy is subject to being reported to local law enforcement authorities. NO teacher will allow you to enter his/her classroom to speak to a student without a pass. Students from other schools will not be allowed to visit our classes. When parents/guardians go to school to check out their children, they will have to wait in the office; they will not be permitted to visit the child’s classroom or hallway. No visitors will be permitted in school hallways unless teachers on that hallway are notified in advance by the school secretary.

PLEASE FOLLOW THIS POLICY. We must make every effort to enforce this rule.  It is the responsibility of this school to protect you children, so we must have your full cooperation in this matter.