Daily Announcements- September 20, 2022

Daily Announcements - September 20 2022

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Menu: Biscuits & Gravy with sausage links (Elementary) Potatoes & Gravy (High School)


Wednesday’s  Menu: BBQ’s



Apples Wanted! Richland Elementary is participating in a region “crunch off” on September 26. We are looking for donations of locally grown apples to serve students for lunch. If you have apples to share – please drop them off at the elementary school by Friday, September 23rd.


Homecoming Spirit Day – Friday, September 23rd – Wear Colts colors! Click here for more homecoming information!


Richland County Health Department will be performing Vision Screenings on students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade on Friday, September 23 at 9:00 am. Click HERE for more info.


Drop off and Pick procedures/rules for the Elementary school can be found here.

For Elementary extracurricular info – see below.

Jr/Sr High School:

Homecoming Shirts are in!!  There are a few extra t-shirts available for sale, $15/ea.  If interested, contact the office at 701-372-3713


Homecoming week is next week, September 19-23! For specific information including activities and dress up days, go to Homecoming Activities.

High School Dress up Days:

  • Tuesday – Group Day
  • Wednesday – Dress like Grandma or Grandpa
  • Thursday – Throwback Thursday
  • Friday – Spirit Day


Homecoming Court 2022:

King Candidates – Kaden Carlson, Teddy Flaa, Mason Storbakken, & Hans Weinmann.

Queen Candidates – Addie Christensen, Blake Miller, Josie Skoblik & Megan Taszarek.


FFA KISS THE GOAT – Bring your money and put it in the jar by Kendra’s office window for the teacher you want to see kiss the goat at halftime of Friday’s game. $ earned goes to SIDS research. Teachers participating are Dr. Gandhi, Mrs. Roth, Mr. Timm and Mr. Dave Pasqual.


There will be a Homecoming Dance for grades 7-12 on September 23rd from 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Cost is $2 for Richland Students and $5 for Non-Richland Students.


Tickets for Pie a teacher is available in Mr. Neagbour’s room for $2.


All Juniors and Seniors that signed up will be attending the NDSU College & Career Fair from 9 am-10:15 am, Wednesday, Sept. 21st. More information regarding the bus leave from and arrival to school will be coming soon.


ASVAB testing will be Thursday, Sept. 22nd from 8:25 – 11:30 am for ALL JUNIORS. You will report to the library first thing in the morning at 8:25 for testing.


TEAM BANNER PICTURE order forms are in the office.  If interested in ordering, please return to the office by September 23.


DSF Volunteers:  Seniors remember you need to volunteer for four or more activities that DFS hosts to be eligible for local DFS scholarships!!  Any other students can volunteer and get ahead on the volunteering efforts also!  One can be selling 50/50 tickets at either volleyball or football games.  Volleyball you will sell for the first two games and draw before the third and in football you sell the first half and draw at halftime.   Please contact Tammy Miller at 701-741-4355 if you are able to help out at any of the home games!  Thanks


Upcoming Meetings:

PTO – Wednesday Sept. 21st (we are the 3rd Wednesday of every month). Join us at 7 p.m. via ZOOM; Meeting ID: 511 463 1558 Passcode: 44COLTS44


Foundation Special Meeting – September 27th @ 5:00 pm


Dollars For Scholars – Wednesday, September 28th @ 6:00 pm at the high school.


Richland #44 Foundation – Wednesday, October 5th @ 5:00 pm in the board room


School Board – Wednesday, October 12th @ 5:30 pm



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Varsity Football: Next Game – Friday, September 23rd vs Tri-State, 7:00 pm

*Parents Night & HOMECOMING*

  • Tailgating – sponsored by the Junior class starting at 5:30 pm on the North side of Gym. Hot Dog, Brat, or Burger with beans, chips, a bar and lemonade or bottled water all for $8.
  • Elementary Flag Football players will play during half time of the Homecoming Football game this Friday! Flag football players (grades 2-4) should meet at the North end-zone after the 1st


Volleyball: Upcoming Games –TODAY, Tuesday, September 20 @ Maple River, JV – 6:00pm Varsity – 7:15pm


Cross CountryUpcoming Meets – Thursday, September 29 @ Mayville Golf Club, 4:00 pm


JH Volleyball: Upcoming Games – TODAY, Tuesday, September 20 vs Wyndmere, 4:30 pm

Thursday, September 22 vs Sargent Central, 4:30 pm


JH Football: Upcoming Games – Monday, September 26th vs Wyndmere, 4:30 pm


Elementary Volleyball: Upcoming Games – TODAY, Tuesday, September 20 @ Wyndmere, 4:30 pm



Homecoming Parade is back this year sponsored by Richland #44 Dollars for Scholars!   September 23rd starting at 5:30 (line up at 5pm at the ball diamonds).  Please contact Tammy Miller at 701-741-4355 if you would like to sign up or have questions. You can also fill out the Parade sign up sheet.  Changes this year will be:   NO WALKERS!!  This helps keep everyone safe and the parade moving along for people to get to tailgating.  Also, ANY DRIVER (car, tractor, any motorized vehicle) MUST HAVE A LICENSE.  This way we won’t have any underage drivers and it helps with consistency.  We appreciate your cooperation! We look forward to hearing from many school organizations, classes and businesses to make this another fun parade to have an amazing end to the Homecoming week and get many people to the game to cheer on the Colts!  Go Colts! Click here for more info.

*NOTE: We will allow junior high students to drive small lawn mowers in the Homecoming parade for FFA bring your tractor to school day.


FALL GAME SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE. Sponsor your favorite athlete, group or business in a home volleyball game this year. Only $50 per game. Email Donna at or text 701-640-0397 to claim your game and submit a photo to be used.


Coltbackers:  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!  Parents and athletes from teams of all ages, and any and all volunteers are encouraged to help!!  Please consider signing up if you are able!


Varsity Volleyball Concession Sign-Up

Junior-High Volleyball Concession Sign-Up

Junior-High Football Concession Sign-Up

Varsity Football Concession Sign-Up


Flag Football for grades 2-4 on the following Saturday’s – 9/24 and 10/1 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at the high school football field in Colfax. No signup needed, kids can just show up and play!


Bring your family out to the Abercrombie Farmers Market and Community Supper on Wednesday, September 21st from 4:30-7:00.  Enjoy local vendors that include fresh produce, baked goods, pumpkins, gourds, homemade jelly, pickles, fresh eggs and much more.  Also, there will be music and a Grilled Hamburger or Brat Meal.  The Farmers market will be located in the Abercrombie Pavilion Park.  We are still welcoming vendors, if interested please contact Kris Hasbargen at 701-640-1928.  Everyone Welcome!!!


COME OUT AND JOIN US FOR THE FINAL SHOW!! Ft Abercrombie Theater & Abercrombie Community Club present: Encore Performance of the Melodrama “Wash Your Troubles Away……or Dirty Deeds Come Clean”! DATE: This Thursday, Sept 22nd WHERE: Abercrombie Community Center When: 7:00pm. No tickets required – free will offering taken.


“CAR CARE CLINIC” Essential steps for car longevity +Jumping or charging a dead battery + changing a flat tire. Bring your car and your questions.
WHERE? Richland #44 Elementary School parking lot, Abercrombie. WHO? Ladies, Junior High and older. WHEN? Sat, Sept. 24, 9-11 am, RSVP to Marlow Nash, 701-640-3222 (text or phone) by 9-21-22. Sponsored by Bethany Free Lutheran Church.


BUNDLE UP YOUR BABY BUMP- Wahpeton’s St. John’s Walking with Moms in Need is hosting ND Catholic Charities bi-annual Bundle Up Your Baby Bump event on Sept. 24 from 1-4 at St. John’s School gym.  This is a free event for moms and families needing some extra help in gathering clothing for their family. Parking available in the south church parking lot.   Please enter the school doors to sign up for door prizes and enter the event.  The event offers items for expecting moms, newborns through size 5T. Flyer can be found here.


Richland WELCA Luncheon & Bake Sale – Sunday, October 2nd from Noon to 2:00 pm at Richland Lutheran Church, Rural Walcott. Soup, Sandwich and Pie Lunch $10. $5 for 10 and under. Takeout will be available.


Hunter Safety Classes will be held at the Abercrombie Community Center October 12 (6:30pm-9:00pm), 22 (8am-5pm), and 23 (1pm-5pm).  All sessions must be attended to complete the course.  **Students must be 11 by the end of this calendar year to enroll. Registration opens soon, please keep checking the website HERE.  Next available session in Abercrombie will be in March 2023.


MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Nov. 12 is the Richland 44 Dollars for Scholars Craft & Vendor Fair. Booth registration is now open. See or contact Donna Thiel (701-640-0397 or or Mary Boehm (701-793-3292 or


Job Openings

*Paraprofessional (elementary school) starting October 24. Application available on our website or call/email Principal Schmitz to express interest and ask questions. 701-553-8321 or


*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.

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