• Morning Report


    May 19, 2020






    Our school will continue with remote learning to finish out the year.



    Richey Class of 2020 Graduation:  CONGRATULATIONS !!! 

    Senior Video:  https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/richey-high-school-richey-mt/evtaaf6f0e956

    Graduation Live Stream:  https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/richey-high-school-richey-mt/evtf43e6cb982

    Graduation Ceremony [Video-Taped & Edited]:  https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/richey-high-school-richey-mt/evtf2e37b7504


    GRADES 7 & 9-11 CHECK OUT 2020:  Hello students.  This is the schedule for you to come to the school to check out.  If you are unable to come to the school, please let Ms. Simonson know and we will clean out your lockers and send your belongings home on the delivery route on Wednesday the 20th.  You can return all school materials on Monday the 18th.

                When checking out please bring all school materials and electronics. 

                                             Tuesday, May 19

    7th grade:  8:00-8:30 AM

    Freshmen:  9:00-9:30 AM

    Sophomore:  10:00-10:30 AM

    Junior:  1:00-1:30 PM


    BOARD MEETING:   The Richey School Board will hold their regular meeting TONIGHT at 7:00 PM in the high school library.

    The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend.


    4th QUARTER:  The end of the 4th quarter is Thursday

    Report cards will be mailed out after Memorial Day.


    STUDENT COUNCIL PETITIONS FOR OFFICE:  We will hold our elections when we come back to school in August.  We still need someone to file for Student Representative to the Board.

                The following students have filled out a petition for the following office –


    President – Matthew Ellerton

    Vice-President – Sam Smith

    Secretary/Treasurer – Isabelle Fatzinger

    Student Rep to the Board

    Senior Class Rep – Laurel Sponheim

    Junior Class Rep – Shawna Eggert

    Sophomore Class Rep – Mataya Veverka

    Freshman Class Rep – Ryan Eggert

    Junior High Rep

    Austin Veverka, Adilyn Elverud, Kally Strohm, Coy Rehbein


                The above students running for Junior High Representative will give a speech in August to the grades 5-8 on “Why YOU Want to be their Junior High Representative on the Student Council?”.  Kally, Austin, Adi, Coy – Work on your speeches over the summer J


    FFA GREENHOUSE:  The Richey FFA Greenhouse is open! Due to the nature of students not able to run the greenhouse as usual we are taking phone in orders. Orders will then be organized and placed out front for pickup Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1-3 until plants are gone. If those times don’t work for you please let us know and we can get your plants to you another time. Please call or message (406-600-1632) Kaysie Barnhart to place your order. Thank you for supporting the Richey FFA!

    Here is the list of what is available.


                Please don’t go into the greenhouse to pick up items without contacting Kaysie. Some plant varieties have been spoken for. Thanks.


    RICHEY SCHOOL GYMS:  Richey School gyms are still CLOSED.  We do NOT fall under the category of the gyms that are opening on Friday, May 15.


    ACT TEST – Revised:  OPI has been trying to negotiate a test date in May, but that idea has not come to fruition.  The ACT will be given to you at no cost on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

    If you want a test score before or after then you will have to pay the regular fee.  Any questions can be directed to Mr. Zieske and he will let you know of any changes.


    JOB OPENING:  Richey Public Schools is accepting applications for the following position.

                Head Cook- Employment would begin August 2020

    Plans and directs the preparation and serving of all food in the cafeteria.
    Responsible for securing food, supplies, and revenues.
    Supervises and participates in the preparation and service of food.
    Supervises kitchen personnel in the safe and proper use of kitchen equipment.
    Trains new kitchen helpers.
    Ensures that all equipment in the cafeteria area is in safe, working condition and notifies the custodian and/or principal when repairs are needed.
    Assists in planning work schedules of kitchen helpers.
    Responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness and safety in the kitchen and cafeteria.
    Oversees and participates in the cleaning of the kitchen and related areas.
    Responsible for receipt of food shipments to the school.
    Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be required as given or assigned by administration and/or trustees.
    Salary is DOE plus benefits that include health insurance, vacation and sick leave, retirement, and life insurance. Open until filled.

    For application procedure and details please contact District Clerk Jodi Williams or Superintendent Maureen Simonson at Richey School


    RICHEY PUBLIC LIBRARY UPDATE:   Under the Dawson County Commissioners’ directive, we are still closed to the public because of the Coronavirus.  HOWEVER, I’m offering curbside pick-up and drop off on Tuesdays from 10:00-2:00.  Call, Message, or Email me and I’ll do my best to serve you.

                Library: 773-5585

    Facebook Message: Richey Public Library or Jess Buller

    Email: jbuller@mtlib.org

    Thanks, Stay Safe & Stay Healthy,


    ZUMBA - Revised:   Ladies Zumba is PUT ON HOLD for now. Contact Kaysie at 406-600-1632 if you're interested or have questions.


    OPEN FUSION COACHING POSITIONS – Updated 4/27/20:  The R&L Athletic Co-op is accepting applications for the following coaching positions:

    Assistant Volleyball Coach

    Head Junior High Volleyball Coach

    Assistant Junior High Volleyball Coach

    Fall Cheerleading Advisor

    Junior High Girls Basketball

    1st Assistant Boys Basketball

    Drill Team Advisor

    Applications are also available on the school web pages at http://lps.schoolwires.net or www.richey.k12.mt.us or by contacting the Co-op Clerk Jodi Williams at jwilliams@richey.k12.mt.us or via phone at 773-5523 during normal business hours.

    For more information please contact the Athletic Directors:

    Lambert- Kara Triplett – 774-3333 Ext 105

    Richey- Carla Smith  - 773-5523

    Please submit applications to Athletic Directors in Lambert or Richey.


    EASTERN MONTANA BIBLE CAMP:  In light of Covid-19 and restrictions being in place, instead of cancelling for the summer of 2020, Eastern Montana Bible Camps will be held the last two weeks of July.

    Teen (grades 9-12) and Junior High (grades 7 & 8) Camps will be held at the same time starting Monday, July 20 – Saturday, July 25.

    Junior (grades 5 & 6) and Pioneer (grades 3 & 4) will be together Monday, July 27 – Friday, July 31.

    Due to limited space, 120 campers is the limit for the camps held in July. Preregistering is very important. Can pay when camper checks-in. No guarantees for walk-ins. If camp is cancelled, refunds will be given.

    At this time, Little Bugs Day Camp (grades kindergarten-2) will still be Tuesday, July 14.

    If you are sick, stay home. Eastern Montana Bible Camp is not responsible for your health. You are attending at your own risk. This includes family reunions and other groups using EMBC.

    To register online, go to: http://www.embcamp.org/camps.html

    Registrations and health forms can be mailed to: 

    EMBC, 1862 Rd 523, Bloomfield, MT 59315

    Mailed in registrations must be received by July 1. Please allow at least one week for EMBC to receive them.

    Cost remains the same; early registration discount can be deducted until June 15.

    Updates will be on Eastern Montana Bible Camp Facebook and website http://www.embcamp.org/   Questions? Contact Larry @ 406.480.5498, Darren @ 406.939.4887, or Dee @ 406.480.5495

    n @ 406.939.4887, or Dee @ 406.480.5495

Last Modified on May 19, 2020