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Happening at Blackwell

Teach, Create, Celebrate Black History!

Tune in for an inspiring Black History Month celebration across RPS!

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We Love You Here!

Find resources to support student and family success.

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Blackwell Cafeteria Mural

I spy a few bears running loose in our Bear Cave!

Little Gym Tunnel


There are so many things to do!

Starting June 1, 2023, Blackwell Preschool will have a new principal! Please join us in welcoming Principal Jennifer Smith! Be on the lookout for Remind messages about in-person meet-and-greets.

Blackwell Preschool is currently being led by Interim Principal Linda Wood, the RPS Associate Director of Early Childhood Education. Interim Principal Wood can be reached by calling the Blackwell Preschool Front Office (804-780-5064, For Interpretation: 804-729-0332) or emailing her at 


Happening at RPS


Schools will be closed to students Tuesday, March 5, 2024 due to the primary elections. RPS will observe a Teacher Work Day. View the division calendar here. We will resume normal school hours on Wednesday!

Our revised calendar is available for downloading! Click here to access PDF versions in English, Spanish, and additional languages.

Join the RPS team in teaching, leading, and serving with love next year! We're thrilled to offer sign-on bonuses and paid training for select positions. View our current job openings and apply today! 

Show your #RPSLove and check out our RPS Love Bonfire store with t-shirts, hoodies, masks and more! All proceeds and donations benefit our schools, teachers and instructional assistants, and local racial justice, housing, and food support non-profits.