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7th/8th Uniform Forms & Money

Uniform Liability Forms and cash are due no later than Monday! Please turn into your director. With each ensemble’s concert next week, you will need to be wearing your uniform. Reminder: if you ordered a shirt, that is $13 (cash or check – written to Richland School District 88a). Any questions? Talk with Miss Powers […]

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7th & 8th Grade Uniform Fitting

7th & 8th Grade Uniform Fitting

We are thrilled that once again our 7th & 8th grade ensembles will be outfitted in uniforms provided by the music boosters for all concerts and competitions. The provided uniform for both band and choir consists of a black vest and black tie. These items will be worn with a white tux/pleated/full collar dress shirt,black […]

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ILMEA District 1 Audition Results!

ILMEA District 1 Audition Results!

Congratulations to all who auditioned Saturday morning for the ILMEA Junior High Honor Festival at Reed-Custer Middle School! We are so proud of you for your effort, professionalism, and desire to represent yourself, the Music Department, and RICHLAND. Congratulations to those who were chosen to participate in the ILMEA District 1 Junior Honor Chorus: Soprano […]

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Welcome to our new art teacher, Ms. Draksler!

Congratulations and welcome to Richland’s new art teacher, Ms. Draksler! Ms. Draksler is a graduate from the University of St. Francis with a bachelors degree in Art Education. This is her first year teaching and we are thrilled to welcome her! Stop by her room during curriculum night to meet her and welcome her to […]

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Best of luck, Mr. Ferguson!

We wish Mr. Eric Ferguson the best as he takes on a new role in the Plainfield School District this school year. You will be missed here at Richland! Check back soon for an introduction to our new 6th, 7th, & 8th grade choir director!

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2017 Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award

Phil Robb, Director of Bands | Richland District 88A – Crest Hill, IL RICHLAND School District 88A is proud to announce Mr. Phil Robb, Director of Bands, is the recipient of the prestigious 2017 Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award (COMEA). This award has been presented annually by Quinlan & Fabish since 1989. Nominations are accepted from […]

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Welcome Ms. Shappard!

RICHLAND School District 88a welcomes Ms. Elizabeth Shappard to the RICHLAND Fine Arts Faculty. Ms. Shappard will teach elementary general music and 5th grade choir. She comes to us from Millikin University, where she studied Music Education. While at Millikin, Ms. Shappard participated in the choir and cross country. RICHLAND is thrilled to have Ms. […]

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New Maestro

New Maestro

Without further ado, please welcome to the stage RICHLAND’s newest, and cutest, maestro… Freya Annagail Burk Freya arrived Thursday morning at 2:07 AM. She is 6 lbs 8 oz and just 18.5 in long. The Burks are doing well. Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Burk on your beautiful new daughter! We couldn’t be happier for you!

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