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    RHS Summer School (July 2020 - Seated)
    July Summer School Enrollment is closed and students in PE, Health, and Credit Recovery should have received an email with the following information:

    We are looking forward to kicking off our July session of Summer School on Monday, July 6! Below are a few reminders. Students should be able to view their schedule in SIS. If there are questions, please contact the Counseling Office at 732-3650 ext. 5107. 

    • Dates are July 6-16; 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

    • Breakfast & lunch are provided for FREE! 

    • Transportation is not provided. A shuttle bus is available at the Middle School at 7 a.m. and will depart the HS at 2:40 p.m.

    • Doors open at 7:00 a.m. Students cannot be dropped off before 7:00 a.m. and need to be picked up by 3:00 p.m.  



    Students may NOT miss more than one day of summer school. Missing 30 minutes or less from a class is considered a tardy. Missing over 30 minutes is considered an absence. Students must be present on the last day of a class to earn credit. No early final exams will be offered.



    Guidelines will be in place to keep students and staff healthy. Students are expected to follow all safety policies and procedures including distancing from others. Hand sanitizer will be available in all classrooms and the lunch room. Students will be asked to wash hands during each break. If a student has a temperature of 100.0 or above, has coughing, shortness or breath, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, they should not attend. A nurse will be on site to assist as needed. Please call the main office at 732-3650 if your child will not be attending due to illness. Students may wear a mask if they choose. 



    Discipline problems will not be tolerated in summer school. Any serious violation that would result in a suspension during the regular academic year will result in dismissal from summer school. Repeated minor violations will also result in dismissal from summer school. Regular school dress code will apply. In addition, students may not leave the building during school hours unless they are checked out by a parent. 


    No food deliveries are permitted at RHS. Students may eat free meals or bring their own. Students should bring their own water bottle to use throughout the day. Water fountains will not be operational. 

    We're looking forward to a great summer of learning together! Please contact 732-3650 if you have questions or concerns.  

    TAKE NOTE: Students attending summer school must be up-to-date on all required vaccinations for the grade they will be in for the 2020-21 school year. This primarily impacts incoming kindergarten, 8th grade and 12th grade students. CLICK HERE for a summary of these requirements.  

     As a remindShuttle Bus Available er, full bus routes are not offered during the summer. A shuttle bus will depart daily from   RMS at 7:00 a.m. to transport students to RHS. The bus will return students to RMS after class is   dismissed arriving at approximately 2:40 p.m. Those using the shuttle bus, please review the shuttle bus   logistics section below. 
    Please drop RHS students riding the shuttle off in front of RMS using the yellow arrows on the traffic map (FOUND HERE). Buses will use the first lane (closest to the building) and cars dropping off students will use the second lane.
    When picking up a student who is on a shuttle bus, please use lanes 1 and 2 per the yellow arrows on the traffic map (FOUND HERE). Buses will be using lane 3.  
    Contact 732.3650 if you have questions or concerns.  
    RHS Prom
    Republic High School will host Prom on Friday, July 24 at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield, MO. 
    • 2019-20 juniors and seniors will be able to attend this event for free!
    •  Due to capacity restrictions 400 students can be inside the venue at a time. That said, depending on the number of students who register to attend we may either host the event from 8:00-11:00 p.m. or divide the attendees into shifts. This will be decided and communicated on July 21. Should shifts need to be implemented, a shift sign-up form will be distributed.
    • To attend, students MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE BY JULY 17 per the form link below. No walk-ins will be permitted.
    • The registration form includes an event waiver that must be agreed to in order for participants to attend Prom.
    • No tickets will be distributed. The registration form will allow RHS to create a check-in sheet as an alternative.
    • A personal photo ID (school ID or drivers license) will be required when checking in.
    • Students are able to bring outside guests, but to do so must first register your guest with RHS using the below registration link. Further details are within the registration form.
    • All attendees will sign in upon arrival and sign out upon leaving.
    • Temperatures of all attendees will be taken upon arrival. Those with 100 degree temperatures or higher will not be permitted. However, rescreens will be done after 15 minutes to account for outdoor temperatures and dress clothes that may artificially raise body temperatures.
    • Anyone ill should stay home and not attend the event.
    • Masks are encouraged, but not required.
    • Three feet of social distancing is recommended. 
    • Limited food and drink items will be provided at no charge.  
    August Graduation Event: Aug 1st at JQH Arena
    RHS enjoyed hosting a drive-through graduation event on Saturday, May 9. Professional photos can be downloaded for free at
    Our seated graduation ceremony has been scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at JQH Arena on the MSU campus beginning at 1:30 p.m. RHS will continue to monitor recommendations from the Greene County Health Department along with requirements set by JQH Arena over the coming weeks leading up to seated graduation. That said, below are some general important items for the event. Additional details will be shared as the event date gets closer.

    * Graduation practice will take place on July 31 at 10:00 a.m. at RHS. Logistical details are being discussed to allow social distancing of students. However, attending graduation practice is a requirement in order for students to participate in the seated graduation ceremony.
    * Additional graduation day protocols will be shared at this practice.

    * Students should arrive to Hammons Student Center by 12:45 p.m. on August 1. Security will be at the entrance to check students in.
    * Caps and gowns should be brought, but not yet worn. No alterations (decorations) to caps and gowns should be made.
    * Business casual dress is preferred. Males must wear ankle-length pants.
    * All personal items (phones, purses, keys, etc) should be left with a family member or in your vehicle.
    * Doors to JQH Arena will open for guests at 12:00 p.m.
    * A certificate will be distributed to graduates during the ceremony since diploma covers and diplomas were already distributed during the drive-through graduation event.
    * Graduates are reminded to uphold behavior standards as any disruptions would lead to removal.
    * Photos will be taken and free digital copies will be available for download following the ceremony.
    * JQH Arena requires that all graduates and employees participating in the event must wear a mask. Graduates and employees will be provided a district logo mask to wear. However, graduates will be able to remove their mask to receive their certificate and if speaking at the podium.
    * Graduates will be socially distanced.
    * Spectators are highly encouraged to wear masks.
    * JQH Arena has determined that each graduate will be provided 8 tickets for guests to comply with capacity rules. Tickets will be distributed to graduates at graduation practice.
    * For those unable to attend, the event will be streamed. More details on this are forthcoming.
    * JQH Arena ushers will escort spectators to their seats to ensure distancing guidelines are taking place.
    * Families will be asked to exit the facility using multiple exits and to adhere to social distancing when meeting up with graduates outside of the building. Guests are not allowed on the event floor.
    * To limit contact, graduation programs will not be distributed at seated graduation. However, these were distributed during the drive-through graduation event in each graduate's packet. One extra copy per graduate is also available for pick-up at RHS after seated graduation, and a digital version of the program will be sent to families and posted on the RHS website in July.
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District Announcements

  • closed Closed Friday, July 3

    The Republic School District will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the July 4th holiday. Have a safe weekend, RepMO! 

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  • Seated Summer School

    We are looking forward to seated summer school 2020! Elementary seated summer school will be July 6-24 and July 6-16 for middle school and high school students. Registration closed on June 16.
    We are incredibly excited to have students and teachers back in our buildings! Over the last several months our administrative team has been working on summer school and fall re-entry plans and protocols that will keep students and employees healthy while balancing the need for normalcy at school.
    To create these plans and protocols committees made up of individuals representing various viewpoints and employee groups collaborated to develop recommendations. The committees researched best practices from schools and businesses around the globe and consulted with DESE and health officials, including the Greene County Health Department. Every effort has been, and will continue to be, made to create healthy environments for our students and teammates. CLICK HERE to see the protocols.
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  • Bus Drivers Needed

    Bus Drivers Needed

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  • Office Visits, Specifically Federal Programs

    In an effort to keep visitors and employees safe and healthy, visiting our offices may look a bit different. Specifically, we are asking that visitors to our Federal Programs Office for items like residency waivers adhere to the following requests. The reasoning is because the length of visits to this office is usually longer than others and the set-up of the office space is also a bit different than others across the district. Thank you in advance!

    1. When possible, please schedule an appointment to complete a residency waiver by calling 735-3715.  
    2. Please limit the number of people present to complete the residency waiver. 
    3. To expedite the process, please bring your identification and proof of residency to your appointment. Accepted proofs of residency include: real estate contract, rental agreement, electric bill, gas bill, or water bill. 
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  • Kindergarten Screening Rescheduled Dates Announced

    Thank you so much for being patient with us as we have worked to reschedule kindergarten screening dates and continue to create plans for kindergarten orientation! Regardless of the uniqueness and uncertainty of this time, we are VERY EXCITED to welcome our kindergarten students in the fall!
    That said, kindergarten screening dates have been rescheduled per the below dates. Screening times will be between 8:45 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Anyone who has not previously scheduled an appointment is encouraged to contact our schools as we have plenty of openings and want to screen as many students as possible!
    July 22 - Sweeny Elementary   732-3670
    July 23 - Schofield Elementary    732-3610 
    July 27 - Lyon Elementary     732-3630
    July 29 - Price Elementary     732-3690
    August 3 - McCulloch Elementary     732-3620
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  • Seated Graduation, August 1

    Graduation Events: RHS enjoyed hosting a drive-through graduation event on Saturday, May 9. Professional photos can be downloaded for free at

    In addition, a traditional graduation ceremony has been scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at JQH Arena on the MSU campus beginning at 1:30 p.m. Details can be found HERE.
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  • prom Prom, July 24

    RHS will host Prom on Friday, July 24 at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield, MO. Students and graduates eligible to attend must register by July 17. CLICK HERE for the details. 

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  • Immunization Requirements

    As we plan for a potential seated summer school, kindergarten screening and the upcoming school year, we wanted to remind families of the immunizations required for students. This mainly impacts incoming kindergarten, 8th and 12th grade students. CLICK HERE to see the requirements.

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