Important Reminders!

Richton High School Homework Page

Attention all RHS student drivers and parents

All students who drive to campus must provide the following by Friday, October 2:

  1. Copy of their valid driver’s license
  2. Proof of insurance
  3. $10 payment for parking decal
  4. Completed RHS Student Parking Application

It is urgent that all student drivers submit this information! Please note that student’s driving privileges will be revoked if they are off campus while they’re not supposed to be and/or not following proper sign in/sign out procedures through the high school office.

Show your school spirit by participating in our dress up days. Click here to view the dress up day schedule.


Oct 5th-9th (Teacher Preview Oct 2nd) Click here for our book fair website.

Love books? Volunteer to help at the Book Fair. You can decorate and set up, help kids select books, work on refreshments, give a book talk, or help pack up. There are lots of ways to participate. Please contact  Mrs. Venessa Cooley at 601-788-6975 or visit our book fair website to sign up.

March of Dimes

Our schools are participating in a fund-raising event for the March of Dimes “March for Babies” and we need your help! Please send in your loose change (or bills) to your child’s homeroom/1st period teacher before October 9th.

The March of Dimes mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Through research and grants, March of Dimes has been able to find cures and prevention for many birth defects.

The class that raises the most money in their school will be rewarded with a party of their choice, either cupcakes or muffins.


Remember to purchase your Richton Yearbook before December 18 for only $60. After January 1, 2016, the price goes up to $70.

To purchase, see Mrs. Venessa Cooley or any yearbook staff member.

Homecoming Dance

Tickets are on sale now for the “Sadie Hawkins” Homecoming Dance with will be October 23 from 10 pm- Midnight in the school cafeteria. Students must be in grades 7-12 to attend.

Tickets are $5 each if purchased by October 21, and $7 each at the door the night of the dance. Students can purchase tickets at break from Mrs. Holly Nicholas in room 102 of the Tech Prep Building.

The attire for the dance is semi-formal, meaning we would like for everyone to dress his or her best! That means guys can wear nice jeans or khakis, and ladies can wear a dress, a nice short outfit, or nice jeans. The best dressed couple will win $25!!

Soft drinks will be available at the dance for $1 and party pic photos can be purchased for $3.

There will be two dance competitions: hip hop and country two-step (with a partner). First place winners will receive $50, and second place winners will receive $25.

Music will be provided by D. J. Trazy!

(Adult chaperons will be present throughout the dance.)

Dixie Electric Youth Leadership Conference

Congratulations to Trael Hinton for being selected to represent Richton High School at the Dixie Electric Youth Leadership Conference!

There were 38 students who attended the Co-Op University last Tuesday. Out of town judges interviewed twenty students on Wednesday, and Trael was one of three selected to go to Jackson and Washington, D. C.

Congratulations to Trael on a job well done!

Senate Bill 2571

The Mississippi House of Representatives and the Senate voted today to repeal a provision in Senate Bill 2571 that would have changed the compulsory school age date from Sept. 1 to Aug. 1. Based on today’s vote, the Sept. 1 date will remain in effect. The bill is on its way to the governor’s office. The legislation will be effective from and after passage.

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

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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.

More Information:

 Mississippi Ranks 13th in Achievement Growth

A recent Harvard study ranked Mississippi 13th in the nation in improvement in student achievement. The study found that Mississippi’s national test scores improved at an annual rate of 2.54% compared to the U.S. average of 1.6%.

Top-performing countries have improved even more rapidly. See what they do that we don’t and how we can achieve similar results.

Final status of education bills The Parents’ Campaign followed in the 2013 session:

2013 Legislation

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.