Face Covering Update for Preschool & Early Childhood

Sheridan Hills Elementary students learn during a field trip to Wood Lake Nature Center

Recently, the CDC further clarified its guidance around face coverings in schools. The community ratings of low, medium or high risk and associated recommendations apply to the entire community, including those who are not yet eligible for vaccination. At the last school board meeting, the board approved a revision to School Board Policy 548: COVID-19 Face Covering to reflect that early childhood and preschool classrooms do not need to follow a different standard than the rest of the District. 

Students and staff in early childhood and preschool classrooms are no longer required to wear face coverings, as long as the COVID-19 community level in Hennepin County remains in the low or medium range. 

Please note that face coverings are still recommended for all individuals in Richfield Public Schools.

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Shooting outside RHS Homecoming Game

Our team will be prepared to support students and staff at all schools on Monday. We will work with partner organizations as needed to provide additional support for students or staff who need or want to talk with someone.

Student Meal Balance Reminders

Starting on Friday, Sept. 30, we will resume automated meal balance alerts. Read more for information about student meal balance reminders.

Did you like your Connect & Assess Meeting?

This year, instead of hosting our traditional open house events at the elementary schools, we implemented Connect & Assess meetings. We would love to know your thoughts. Did you enjoy the new format? Are there ways we can improve?