Wednesday, September 5, 2012
From high school students to 90-year-old residents, all came out to see the team's opening game Aug. 23.
The Richfield High School boys soccer team kicked off its season Aug. 23 before an audience of students, parents and senior citizens. Dozens of people of all ages showed up to support the boys in their opening matchup. Susie Luttenegger, mother of senior captain Nathan Luttenegger, said she invited all her fitness class students she teachs through City of Richfield programs to the game. Unfortunately, the team lost 0-1 to Washburn High School, but nevertheless the large crowd was a highlight. "What a fun night!" Luttenegger wrote to Patch in an e-mail. "To see 40 or more people of all ages; from 50 to 94 cheering with pom poms and laughing and supporting our boys." The team is currently 1-3 after a win over Hastings Tuesday night. The boys…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
We know you're snapping a few shots of your child this morning. Share them with the rest of the community.
Thousands of Richfield students are heading back to school today. Add your photos and videos to the gallery above. Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Sunday, September 2, 2012
With having the responsibility of dozens of kids' safety, bus drivers have developed their own set of tactics when it comes to dealing with riders.
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Sunday, September 2, 2012
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Tuesday is the first day of school.
Friday, August 31, 2012
If you haven't gotten your student's supplies yet, make sure you know what you need.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The deadline is Aug. 31.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Richfield Public Schools will resume classes Tuesday, Sept. 4 following the Labor Day holiday. And, of course, it's imperative for parents to get their kids off to the bus stop in time to make it to class. So, here's what you need to know: Elementary school students (kindergarten through Grade 5) can ride the bus for free if they live more than one mile away from their school. For students in Grade 6 through Grade 12, it's two miles away. Those who don't qualify for the free ride, may ride the bus for a fee as part of the schools Pay-to-Ride program, which is $302 per student for the entire year. Those students on free or reduced lunch, the …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Hear from a teacher what parents should know about back-to-school week.
Earlier this month, Samara Postuma wrote about how to shop for school supplies—and the potential nightmare that shopping trip can be. My daughter is 1. Her school supplies are food, so I've got that supply (mostly) covered. But my sister is a teacher in the Robbinsdale School District—and parent to two almost-teenage boys. ("We had an $800 grocery bill in one month this summer," she said last week. With a straight face.) As we began talking about school supplies, I learned a few things about the first day of school from one teacher out there for you. Something to think about beyond that first-day scramble—which arrives for many of you next week. 1. Make sure your kids' lunch money accounts are filled, as much as you can. (Yes, old people…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Richfield S.T.E.M. School PTO is hosting run-walk 5K to coincide with the Penn Fest Open Streets event Sept. 16.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Before being rebranded as Richfield S.T.E.M. School 2010, the former Richfield Intermediate School housed third-, fourth- and fifth-graders, and at one time, sixth-graders. Now that the building is home to kindergarten through Grade 5 students, parents have become concerned about the safety of the playground equipment. "We have some kids as young as four years old now," Lisa Randolph, a member of S.T.E.M.'s PTO told Richfield Patch. "We need to make the playground safer for those little kids." PTO head Jodi Olson agreed and said in an e-mail: "It would be really nice to have something that both 5 year olds and 10 year olds are excited to play …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Registration for new students opened Monday, Aug. 13.
For those needing to register their student in Richfield Public Schools, the opportunity to do so began Monday, Aug. 13 and will be open until Sept. 7. Registrations are taken at the Richfield Welcome Center, located at Central School, 7145 Harriet Ave. S., in Room 101, Door 5. The center's hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, closed Friday, Satuday and Sunday. For more information on registration, call 612-243-3020.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Antonio Vega is a professional runner with Team USA Minnesota.
Editor's Note: The following is an Academy of Holy Angels press release. The Academy of Holy Angels has named Antonio Vega as its head coach for cross country running for 2012-13. Vega comes to Holy Angels with impressive running credentials: Vega holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology exercise science from the University of Minnesota. He coached cross-country running as an assistant coach at Burnsville High School from 2007 to 2011. He coaches runners of all ages for Zoom Performance where he also serves as a motivational speaker, develops individual fitness plans, and presents monthly nutrition seminars. “We are very excited to have Antonio as our new head coach. He has a great record of personal achievement in the field of running, …