Daily Announcements- October 20, 2021

Daily Announcements - October 20, 2021

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Menu: Taco Salad

Monday: Hamburgers


No School – Thursday, 10/21 and Friday, 10/22


Close Up: Close Up 17th Annual Silent Auction and Spaghetti Feed is fast approaching! Sunday, October 31 from 11:00-1:30 at Richland High School in the gym. Come support our Close-Up students as you share a tasty meal with friends and get in on some good-natured bidding wars as you shop for early Christmas gifts or items you just can’t live without!  If you would like to make any donations to the RHS Close Up students, please contact Christy Stenseth @ 701-372-3713 or 701-730-1438. Thank you for your support!

Close Up students are also selling wreaths for the holidays! Beautiful handmade wreaths are for sale now through October 27. Contact a Close-Up student or Christy Stenseth to place your order. Thank you for your support!


Richland Elementary is currently looking for a used washing machine.  If you have one, in working order you are looking to get rid of, please contact Mrs. Schmitz at the Elementary Office at 553-8321.


Richland #44 School District is requesting sealed bids for snow plowing and removal for the 2021-2022 school year at both our Abercrombie and Colfax sites.  Bids are due by Monday, October 25, 2021 @ 4pm.  Official bid form can be found here Contact the district office with any questions 372-3713.


All Together Now!  Richland Music Parents is sponsoring a community musical revue to kick off the High School Production of “Annie.”  This revue includes songs from many well-known musicals.  We are looking for alumni and community members who are willing to share their talents with us for the one-night concert event.  The event will be held Friday, November 12th.  For more information or to sign up, go here or email


Upcoming Programs:

  • Richland Elementary Veterans Day Celebration – Wednesday, November 10th at 2:00 in the Richland Elementary Gym, Abercrombie. Program is open to the public. Any questions contact Richland Elementary at 701-553-8321.
  • Richland Elementary Program – Thursday, December 9 – 7:00 pm at the High School in Colfax
  • Richland High School Program – Thursday, December 16 – 7:00 pm


Job Openings

Substitutes for Kitchen Staff Needed!! – We are currently looking for Cook subs!  If interested, please contact either school office for more details.  Pay is $12/hour.


Substitute Teachers – $120/day plus School Lunch. ND substitute teaching licenses require: 48 hours of college coursework (degree not required), Background check, and Online application. If interested, contact either of our offices. Elementary – 701-553-8321 High School – 701-372-3713.


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:

Coltbackers meeting – Today at 5:30pm Richland High School


DFS Meeting – November 10th @ 6:00 pm in the commons at the High School


School Board Meeting – Wednesday, November 17th @ 5:30 pm


PTO Meeting – Wednesday, Nov. 17th @ 7 p.m. via zoom Meeting ID: 511 463 1558 Passcode: 44COLTS44


MUSIC PARENTS MEETING – December 7th @ 5:30 pm at the HS



Cross-Country: Next Meet – Friday, October 22 @ Jamestown


Volleyball: Upcoming game – Tuesday, October 16 vs Central Cass, JV – 6:00 pm Varsity – 7:00 pm


Coltbackers will again be serving concessions at all home volleyball and football games, including JH.  With this being one of our major fundraising efforts of the year, we look to volunteers to help make this possible!  Please consider signing up if you are able!

Varsity Volleyball Concession Sign-Up



CHRISTIAN COLTS – ALL STUDENTS WELCOME! – Thursdays at 7:15 am until 8:15 am in the HS Library.  Donuts, Juice, Fellowship, Bible Study, Prayer, Activities, and Fun!  Hosted by Pastor Julé Ballinger & Pastor Janelle Hanson.


The Richland 44 DFS Craft & Vendor Fair is back on Nov. 21!  Reserve your space for only $25.

Questions? Contact Donna Thiel or Mary Boehm



If you forgot to order yours, we have several wall and pocket calendars still available. First come, first serve.

Wall $15- Pocket $6-or combo for $20.

Call Darla at 701-261-0550


Coltbackers: Interested in being a Coltbacker member??  A great way to support Richland #44 Athletes and the Athletic programs is to become a Coltbacker Member! Plus, membership levels come with some great incentives! Be sure to check out our new membership levels and sign up for your membership today here.


The Blue Preferred Coupon books are now available!  Books are $25 and available in the office or can be ordered online and sent directly to you.




Wednesday, October 20, 3:00-6:00 pm @ Lidgerwood KC Hall

Wednesday, October 27, 3:00-6:00 pm @ Richland High School.

Flu vaccine available for ages 6 months and older. COVID vaccine available for ages 12 and older. Please pre-register for COVID vaccine for the appropriate date at by searching “Richland”. For questions, call 701-642-7735.

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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