RPS students to receive school supply kits for school year

RPS students to receive school supply kits for school year
Richmond Public Schools students will be receiving, ‘Reopen With Love’ kits to kick-off the school year. (Source: pexel)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools students will be receiving, ‘Reopen With Love’ kits to kick-off the school year.

Each student will receive a kit that includes all the supplies and subject-specific materials they will need.

The school district is making sure all students get their kits before the start of the school year but also recognizes there may be shipping delays due to COVID-19, as well as increased demand for the items within the kits.

Distribution begins today for elementary students.

Elementary School Supply Kit Distribution

All back to school events are hosted at each elementary school site, with two exceptions:

  • Henry L. Marsh ES students will pick up at MLK, Jr. Middle School on the below dates/times.
  • Cardinal ES students will pick up at G. Wythe HS on the below dates/times.

Last Names A-J - Thursday, September 3, 8:00am - 1:00pm

  • Last Name A-B - 8:00 a.m.
  • Last Name C-D - 9:00 a.m.
  • Last Name E-F - 10:00 a.m.
  • Last Name G-H - 11:00 a.m.
  • Last Name I-J - 12:00 p.m.

Last Names K-R - Friday, September 4, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Last Name K-L - 12:00 p.m.
  • Last Name M-N- 1:00 p.m.
  • Last Name O-P- 2:00 p.m.
  • Last Name Q-R- 3:00 p.m.
  • Flex - 4:00 p.m.

Last Names S-Z - Saturday, September 5, 9:00am - 1:00pm

  • Last Name S-T - 9:00 a.m.
  • Last Name U-V - 10:00 a.m.
  • Last Name W-X - 11:00 a.m.
  • Last Name Y-Z - 12:00 p.m.
  • Flex - 12:30pm - 1:00 p.m.

Middle / High School Supply Kit Distribution

All back to school events are hosted at each school site, with one exception:

  • River City Middle School students will pick up at Huguenot on the below dates/times at a separate entrance from the High School event.

Thursday, September 10 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

  • 6th/9th Grade - 5:00 p.m.
  • 7th/10th Grade - 5:30 p.m.
  • 8th/11th Grade - 6:00 p.m.
  • Flex/12th Grade - 6:30 p.m.

Friday, September 11 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

  • 6th/9th Grade - 4:30 p.m.
  • 7th/10th Grade - 5:00 p.m.
  • 8th/11th Grade - 5:30 p.m.
  • Flex/12th Grade - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 12 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

  • 6th/9th Grade - 9:00 a.m.
  • 7th/10th Grade - 9:30 a.m.
  • 8th/11th Grade - 10:30 a.m.
  • Flex/12th Grade - 11:00 a.m.

Middle / High School Technology Distribution

For Middle and High School students who need a computer/tablet and/or hotspot prior to the first day of school, a separate technology distribution event will be held at each school site. All back to technology events are hosted at each school site, with one exception:

  • River City MS students will pick up at Huguenot on the below dates/times at a separate entrance from HS event.

Friday, September 4th - 2:00pm - 6:00pm

  • 6th/9th Grade - 2:00pm
  • 7th/10th Grade - 3:00pm
  • 8th/11th Grade - 4:00pm
  • Flex/12th Grade - 5:00pm

Saturday, September 5th - 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • 6th/9th Grade - 10:00am
  • 7th/10th Grade - 11:00am
  • 8th/11th Grade - 12:00pm
  • Flex/12th Grade - 1:00pm

RPS is also looking for volunteers to hand-out the kits.

To see a full list on what will be inside the kits, click here.

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