During the late morning of Wednesday, November 25th, our district was made aware that a student at Richland High School has been identified as a positive case for COVID-19. Please click here for more information.
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By Order of the Pennsylvania Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, issued November 23, 2020, public school entities in counties with two consecutive weeks of substantial transmission must attest to complying to the following to continue offering any in-person instruction: The Updated Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Requiring Universal Face Coverings, including necessary exceptions and associated guidance, and The Recommendations for Pre-K to 12 Schools Following Identification of a Case(s) of COVID-19.
Please review the attached letter from Mr. Nadonley regarding a shift to a remote instructional model for all Richland School District students after Thanksgiving break. We are hoping to resume in-person learning and return with a K-12 hybrid instructional model on December 14th.
The State of Pennsylvania on Friday clarified its updated mask mandate, saying that athletes while competing on the field, are exempt for medical reasons. Click here for more clarification regarding the usage of masks during athletic events and workouts.
During this past weekend, the school district was made aware that a high school teacher and also a coach of an athletic team at Richland High School have been identified as positive cases for COVID-19.
During the morning of Monday, November 16th, our district was made aware that a staff member at Richland High School has been identified as a positive case for COVID-19.
Our School at a Glance
- Excellent Academic Programs Richland School District has led the four (4) county Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 in academic achievement for two consecutive years in the Pittsburgh Business Times rankings of all 500 public school districts in Pennsylvania.
- Fiscally Responsible School Board The Richland School District spends less per student than 487 of the 500 Pennsylvania Public School Districts while maintaining strong programs in academics, arts, and athletics.
- Great Athletics Programs The Richland Rams have historically performed at high levels in individual and team sports. Within the past year, individual and teams have won the conference, district, and state championships.
- Multiple Fine Arts Opportunities The Richland Performing Arts Center is the proud home of Richland School District's concerts, musicals, special events, and guest performances.