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Richmond High School----THE SCHOOL of CHOICE !!!! Proud Home of the Blue Devils!! Check our website regularly for updated information.  
Upcoming Events
- Paul Mitchell Lunch Visit
10:55 AM - 12:30 PM
- High School Choir Concert
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
- Half Day
8:00 AM
- SADD Mock Accident
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
District Announcements
Welcome to Richmond Community Schools
Brian J. Walmsley, Ed.S., Superintendent
(586) 727-3565
Richmond High School
35320 Division, Richmond * Michigan 48062 * (586) 727-3225
Deborah Michon, Principal (
John Bourdeau, Assistant Principal (

School Start and End Times
7:40am - 2:39pm (7:40am-11:13am - Half Day)
Tours on Tuesdays at Ten

Are you a new family to the Richmond community?  Are you considering sending your child to Richmond Community Schools?  Would you like a tour of the facility to look at the programs Richmond Community Schools has to offer your child?  Then you are invited to join Superintendent Walmsley and the building administrators for a tour of our building(s) every Tuesday at 10 o'clock.

You will receive a personal tour of our facilities, information about programming options for your child and witness first-hand the quality educational programs Richmond Community Schools has to offer you and your child.  And when the tour is over, you even have the option to enjoy a FREE lunch in the lunch room and taste the nutritious meals our students enjoy.  In addition, we will offer your child an opportunity to “shadow” the rest of the day with one of our students to see the school from their perspective.

Richmond Community Schools is the small-town, family-oriented school district you are looking.  Our focus is
guaranteeing learning for all students!  If you would like to participate in Richmond Community Schools’ Tours on Tuesday at Ten, CLICK HERE.

M-STEP Assessment
This spring, Michigan is replacing the 44-year old Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) with a new assessment called the Michigan Student Test of Education Progress, otherwise known as M-STEP. 
In prior school years, students in grades 3-8 were administered the MEAP test over a two week period in October.  This school year, students will complete the new M-STEP assessment in an online format within a three-week testing window, established by the State of Michigan, during April through early June.  During this three-week window, students will not be testing every day, all day.
The M-STEP includes assessments designed by the Michigan Department of Education to effectively measure academic growth for today’s students.  English language arts (including reading, writing, and listening) and mathematics will be assessed in grades 3-8 and 11, science in grades 4, 7, and 11, and social studies in grades 5, 8, and 11.

CLICK HERE to read the Letter to Richmond Families from Superintendent Walmsley.

CLICK HERE to read a memorandum from Venessa A. Keesler, Ph.D., Deputy Superintendent (Accountability Services) for Michigan Department of Education.
CLICK HERE to read information about M-STEP participation requirements from the Michigan Department of Education.

Information on Proposal 1
On May 5, 2015, Michigan voters will be asked to approve a 1 cent sales tax increase to help fund Michigan’s roads and schools. This proposal came about as a last-ditch effort by the Michigan Legislature to find a desperately needed road funding fix during the lame duck session in December 2014.  CLICK HERE to read a letter from Superintendent Walmsley about Proposal 1 
CARE of Southeastern Michigan
Student Assistance Services (Free and Confidential)

Does your child have difficulties at school or in other social settings? Have you noticed a change in your child's behaviors and/or attitudes? Are you concerned that your child may be using alcohol or other drugs? CARE of Southeastern Michigan can help.

CARE is committed to helping students and families in the area of behavior and discipline concerns, family issues, anxiety, depression, bullying, anger management, relationship concerns, and alcohol and/or drug misuse.  For more information call (586) 541-CARE *2273) or visit CARE online at
Richmond High School Wants to Know What You Think - Every year we survey our students, parents, and community to gain insight on our school culture.  If you have ten minutes, please partake in these surveys.  Below are the links for the students, parents, and community survey.  These surveys are provided to us from the Michigan Department of Education.  Your input will be shared with the staff so that we may continue to improve our services and programs. The window for the survey ends April 30, 2015.

Student Survey -
Parent Survey -
Community Survey -

Richmond High School Art Students - Richmond has TWO national winners -- Jeret Gil and Lauren Maksymiuk each won a National Silver Medal for their artwork.  The two students will be going to New York in June and walk across Carnegie Hall stage to receive their medals.  Congratulations to Mrs. Belf, Jeret and Lauren!

Robotics Team - The robotics team heads to St. Louis.  The team competed at the Michigan State Championships the weekend of April 9-11.  They finished in the quarter finals, which qualifies them to compete at the World's Competition in St. Louis.  This will be their second trip to St. Louis with this being the first time they qualified with the robot.  They will be one of 600 competing from around the world.  How Exciting!

MSBOA State Solo and Ensemble - Congratulations to Rachel Rigole as she represented Richmond High School at the State Solo and Ensemble this past weekend at Chippewa Valley High School.  She did a phenomenal job scoring 97 out of 100 points on her flute solo, Proficiency One (sophomore level) scales and sight reading.  She will be playing in the District 16 honors Band along with Jacob Gilbert.  Rachel also earned a scholarship to attend Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp this summer.  Quite a week for this young flute player. 

 MSVMA State Solo and Ensemble - Congratulations to Haley Fortuna, Corri Andress, and Daniel Seguin who performed two solo selections and sight reading for an adjudicator at state solo and ensemble.  All three student earned a Division 1 Ranking.  They were judged on a variety of musical elements including sight reading, tone, breath, musical and language elements, interpretation, and presentation.  Way to go singers!

MEEMIC Grant - Mrs. Volpe was awarded a $500 MEEMIC Grant.  She will be utilizing this grant to create a water/plant eco system in our new science wing.  We will have this new system in place for the 2015-16 school year. 

Richmond Student of the Month - Check out the interviews below for our female and male students of the month and junior male and female athlete for the month brought to you by the staff of the Blue Devils Advocate.

Kate Nezich -

Max Leesch -

Trevor Barrett -
Rachel Leach -















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