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your kids and teens this summer?

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Richard Hardy Memorial School will be holding Pre-K and Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year on March 24th and 25th

Enrollment in the Voluntary Pre-K program is based upon a child’s eligibility as identified in TCA 49-6-101─104. Available space in each school system is limited and is based on the funding awarded each year through a grant process.

 Children must be four years old by Aug. 15th prior to the new school year and reside in the area served by the the school district.  

Please bring the following documents so they can be copied:

Certified Birth Certificate

Social Security Card

Tennessee Immunization record and proof of physical

Proof of residence

Proof of income- for the Pre-K program- pay stub, W2, or copy of taxes

To schedule an appointment call Sissy Tate at 423-837-7282 

FLU VACCINES are coming to RHMS. Please fill out the form below and send it to Nurse Regina by November 2, 2021!

Open Position: 

Applicant must be TN certified. Send resume to: Director Beth Webb  -  bwebb@richardhardy.org

4th and 5th grade English Teacher

If you are interested in being a "substitute teacher" for the upcoming school year, 2021-2022, please contact Teresa Lakey for more information at 423-837-7282 Ext. 112, or by email at tlakey@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

Want to know what's going on? Join REMIND. Enter this number 81010 and text this message: @rhmsalert. It will connect you to Richard Hardy Memorial School. You can download the app if you want to.  You can also use the internet and sign up here!

Esser 3.0 Stakeholder Survey

Please click the image below and complete the following brief survey and return to your students’ homeroom or classroom teacher by August 13, 2021. 

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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Frequent Inquiries (FAQ)

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.

TDOE Policy - Unsafe Schools Choice Policy (FAQ)


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The Advance Child Tax Credit is not just available to taxpayers with children that file tax returns, but also to people with children who have low or no income. Which could help many children escape poverty in America.

To qualify for Advance Child Tax Credit payments, individuals must:
• Have a main home in the United States for more than half the year (the 50 states and the District of Columbia) or file a joint return with a spouse who has a main home in the United States for more than half the year; and
• Have a qualifying child who is under age 18 at the end of 2021 and who has a valid Social Security number; and
• If have earned income, made less than Modified Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of:
• $75,000 or less for singles,
• $112,500 or less for heads of household and
• $150,000 or less for married couples filing a joint return and qualified widows and widowers

Please see IRS Publication 5534D “Three Steps to Getting your Advance Payments” for more information and as an example of one of our many outreach resources.