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Notice of Specially Called Meeting
of the Board of Trustees of
The Richard City and Deptford Independent School District


          PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Richard City and Deptford Independent School District (the “District”) will meet in open and public session at the Richard Hardy Memorial School (1620 Hamilton Ave, South Pittsburg, TN) at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, June 7, 2021, for the purpose of considering all matters as may be properly presented to it, including the consideration of a bond resolution authorizing the issuance of approximately $2,370,000 School Improvement and Refunding Bonds, Series 2021, of the Richard City and Deptford Independent School District; making provision for the issuance, sale and payment of said bonds; establishing the terms thereof and the disposition of proceeds therefrom; and providing for the security for and payment of the bonds.


          This notice is given pursuant to the provisions of Sections 8‑44‑101 to 8‑44‑106, inclusive, Tennessee Code Annotated.


We have slots available for Pre-K.  Contacts us by phone or Click Here to get your registration packet.

Call: +1 (423) 837-7282

Email: info@richardhardy.org

If you are interested in hosting an exchange student for one year, please contact Mrs. Webb (principal) at 423-837-7282 EX. 108

The following are required for admission through this International Exchange program:

English speaking (TOEFL test)
Shot record (before starting classes)
passport - ID page
Transcripts - in English
Address of country in which they reside
Address of US host
Country of Birth / citizenship
Proof of financial ability to pay fees

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Founded in 1926 on industrialist Richard Hardy’s passionate vision for education, the historic public school,

in the heart of the Richard City community, adheres to that ambitious idea today, preparing students

in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. 

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This TN DOE program supports efforts to establish/expand intra-/inter-district, and open enrollment public school choice programs to provide parents with expanded education options.

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