Parent Resources

The following resources are available to parents of RCS students to assist you in helping your child be successful in school and in life.

If you don't find a resource to address your needs, don't hesitate to contact your child's teacher(s) or one of our administrative staff members for help!

Resource Description
2015-16 RHS Curriculum Guide RHS curriculum guide for the 2015-16 school year
21st Century Learning See how RCS uses Technology in a 21st Century learning environment.
American Library Association's Great Websites for Kids Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee.
Bartleby.com Access to books and information on the web free of charge.
Big Future by the College Board Plan for college using this great Web site.
Brain Game by National Geographic Ground-breaking, three-part mini series on the brain and memory.
College Prep Math Assistance for Parents Guidance on assisting your student in preparing for CPM Math Classes.
Communities in Schools The CIS process draws from school, family and community resources, to facilitate and coordinate collaborative efforts.
Conversation Starters to use With Your Child Simple 3 step conversation starter for parents.
Earlham College Link to Earlham College Website
Eating Disorder Quiz A quick quiz to help you determine if you might have an eating disorder.
Emergency School Closing/Delay/Early Dismissal Policy Emergency options used by Richmond Community Schools
English to Spanish Translation Link to website that provides free language translation for documents.
Everyday Mathematics Free Family Resources
Everyday Tips to Keep Your Children Safe This resource provides tips to help your children avoid dangerous situations and injuries.
Family Fitness for Better Learning & Health Easy, inexpensive ways your family can get regular physical activity to help your kids stay healthy and successful.
Good News for Parents of Poor Eaters Advice on eating better!
Guide to Homework for Parents Guide to Homework for Parents - A Publication of the No Child Left Behind act.
H1N1 Flu Information H1N1 Information provided to and by RCS
Healthy Eating Habits Begin at Home Advice on helping kids eat nutritious meals.
Helping Preadolescents Succeed in School and at Home Tips to help parents to communicate with and support their young adolescent children (ages 10 to 15).
Helping Your Child "De-Stress" Before Taking Standardized Tests Try the tips in this document to help ease your child's anxieties about the test process.
Homework Do's and Dont's for Parents
Immunization Requirements Guidance on immunizations required for your child to attend school in the RCS system - by grade level.
Indiana Code - Title 20 - Regarding Education Indiana Education Statutes
Indiana Department of Education Link to the Indiana DOE Website.
Indiana University East Link to the IU East Website.
Indiana Vocational Technical College - Richmond Campus Link to the IVY Tech Richmond Campus Website.
Internet Generation Gap Information about the how the internet is used in different ways by the generations.
ISTEP and the Richmond Community Schools The ISTEP Program description.
Khan Academy This site has over 2,700 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It also includes 268 practice exercises to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your ow
Kids Health for Kids
Kids Health for Parents KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development.
Kids Health for Teens A Teen's health web site
Make Your Home Reading Friendly Children who read for fun outside of school often get higher test scores and build strong vocabularies. Tips!
McKinney-Vento Homeless Resources for families facing homelessness
Nationally Recognized" Eating Disorder & Resource Site Nationally Recognized" Eating Disorder & Resource Site
Parents Are Truant Getting Parents Involved in School - A Study & Tips for Parents
Phrase and Idiom Finder The meanings and origins of thousands of English sayings, phrases, idioms and expressions.
Protect Your Child Against Illness Guidance on immunizations for your child, including college-bound young adults.