Do I have to attend orientation?
Yes, ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY! All 9th-12th grade students must attend. Rich Township High School requires all incoming freshmen students, transfer, and new students to attend in-person orientation on August 24 and August 25. Returning 10th - 12th-grade students must attend virtual orientation on August 24 and August 25. Orientation is a vital part of the transition to high school and the introduction of new programming.
I'm a freshman student. Do I have to attend in-person or virtual orientation?
All freshmen, transfer and new students must attend in-person orientation on August 24 and August 25.
I'm a sophomore, junior, or senior student. Do I have to attend in-person or virtual orientation?
All returning 10th-12th-grade students must attend virtual orientation on August 24 and August 25.
I'm a parent. May I attend in-person freshman orientation with my freshman?
Yes, parents have the option to attend a parent orientation session while they wait for their student. This will be an opportunity to meet teachers, learn about new school initiatives, and have the opportunity to receive answers to important questions.
How will my student receive log-in information for virtual orientation?
The log-in information for virtual orientation will be posted on the district and campus websites prior to the scheduled orientation date. Please check back for updates.
What health and safety measures are you implementing?
Masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Students, staff and visitors are required to wear a mask upon building entry. Students and staff are encouraged to bring their own masks. If students or staff do not have a mask, a reusable/disposable mask will be provided. Visitors will not be allowed on campus without a mask. Additionally, hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the building.
Cleaning - All classrooms and offices will be cleaned daily. Classrooms will be disinfected during the day when space is not in use. Restrooms will be cleaned multiple times per day. Large group areas will be cleaned and misted daily. Deep cleaning will occur every Friday for during remote learning.
Social Distancing - Floor markings will be placed in high traffic areas. Signage will be placed throughout the building to remind students and staff about social distancing. Classroom desks will be marked for proper spacing.
Classrooms - A maximum of 15 students will be in each designated space/room. Desks will be arranged in the same direction in each classroom.