Daily Announcements- Dec. 11, 2020

Daily Announcements - December 11, 2020

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Welcome Back Colts!!


Today’s Menu: Taco Salad | Monday’s Menu: Popcorn Chicken (Colfax) Pulled Pork (Aber)


Richland SR/JH High School is making masks as one of our activities for our Activity Day the day before Christmas Break. We are looking for 100% cotton fabric donations of fun prints for the masks that we will be making. If you have 100% cotton of fun prints, 1/4 yard or greater that you could donate, we would really appreciate it. Drop off at the Richland SR/JR High School office.


Every year, the student body at Richland High School participates in Colts Care Community Service Day. The RHS student organizations (Student Council, FFA, and FCCLA) work together to coordinate several activities to allow the students the opportunity to give back. Several organization fundraisers provide the funding to carry out this event. We are grateful to Thrivent for helping to fund some of the costs this year as well.
The service projects this year include:
*Fleece tie blankets will be donated to Project Linus and Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center.
*Wool socks are being collected and wrapped as gifts for the New Life Center.
*Benches are being built for the Colfax Pool, as well as shelving for storage for Colfax Ball Diamonds.
*Masks will be sewn and donated to the elementary school.
*Monster Cookies will be made and sold with the proceeds donated to the Children’s Miracle Network.
*Sugar cookies will be made by the dozens and donated to the Great Plains Food Bank.
*Pasta meals will be packaged and also donated to the Great Plains Food bank.
*Plants are going to be delivered to area nursing homes.
*We are also sponsoring a drive to support the Perry Center in West Fargo and the New Life Center in Fargo. We are looking for a wide variety of donations.

Items can be dropped off at Richland High School in Colfax.
Contact Christy Stenseth if you have questions. 701-372-3713 or
Thank you for your support!


Just in time for Christmas shopping, new items have arrived in our School Store!!! Click the link to place your order. Items can be picked up at either school or can be shipped out. All items are on hand and ready for immediate shopping! Store shopping link


Class Composite order forms can be found in the office at the High School and will be sent home with elementary students.


Job Openings:


Route Subs – $70/day or $35/route  Activity driving $14/hour. Requirements: Class B License with school bus endorsement; background check and finger printing; physical completed every 2 years; random drug/alcohol testing. Apply Here


Upcoming Meetings:


School Board: Wednesday, December 16th @ 5:30 pm


PTO meeting Jan. 7th @ 7p.m. via zoom

Meeting ID: 511 463 1558  Passcode: 44COLTS44




Basketball spectator update: On December 9, NDHSAA adjusted their guidelines for spectators at basketball games.  We are now permitted 150 spectators; for high school games this will look like 100 home fans and 50 visiting fans. Consequently, we will not use wristbands but rather all HS tickets must be reserve online before the game. A link for tickets will be included in the announcement a few days before the game. Athletes’ parents will receive the link one day beforehand to purchase two tickets before opened to the public. Student tickets must also be purchased using this link. For HS away games, players will get 2 tickets. For junior high games, we will not have tickets or wristbands as we do not anticipate exceeding the 150-person limit. Contact Dr. Gandhi or AD Mr. Timm with questions.


GBB: 1st game of the season – Tuesday, December 15th vs Central Cass, JV – 6 pm Varsity – 7:30 pm. The link for tickets to the game can be found here.




FCCLA: Fruit orders will be in on December 16th.


Coltbackers: Coltbackers is offering Game Sponsorships for both the Girls and Boys Basketball Seasons at $50 per event. This is your chance to honor your favorite athlete or promote your business.

We know chances of limited spectator attendance are inevitable so we would like to share our sponsors virtually as well as in the program this year.  A photo of the sponsored athlete or business logo will be printed in the program, shared on our Facebook page, and will also be announced before the event.

Limited home games and spots available.  Sign up for your sponsorship here. Questions? Contact Kendra at




Drive thru Santa Day at the Abercrombie Pavilion Park – Sunday, December 13th from 4-5 pm. Drop off your letter for Santa and pick up a goodie bag including a gingerbread cookie individual kit and hot chocolate to go. Then enjoy a tour through town to see all the Christmas lights.


If you have something to add to the Richland Daily Announcements, fill out this form or contact the District Office in Colfax.

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