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Please contact your student’s school office for more information.




Middle Schools: 7:00am–2:40pm
RFC: 7:00am–2:30pm
RHS: 7:00am–3:30pm


The Gale Research In Context databases have excellent and informative essays and texts related to the topics covered.  They also link thoroughly screened articles and web pages.  The linked sites are verified, vetted and have very high validity for research purposes.  The In Context databases are must use resources for the student researcher.   All images in the databases are copyrighted but are available for use in student projects and teacher produced curriculum resources under fair use guidelines with proper citation.

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