Knight News: April 30, 2018

  • German American Exchange Program

    Our German Exchange students arrived last week. Please welcome them and say, "Hello!" 

Special Note: Reading Recreation Board Vacancy

  • The Reading School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacant Community Member position on the Reading Recreation Commission Board. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Reading, PA. To apply, please submit a letter of interest with your contact information to Lisa Iezzi, School Board Secretary, at by May 11.

Special Note: 2018 PreK and Kindergarten Registration

  • PreK and Kindergarten Registration begins in May. For enrollment information, requirements and registration dates, visit

Gold Star

  • Taking flight
    Congratulations to our RHS students who competed in the annual Computer Fair at BCIU last week. The team, comprised of Chelsy Barraza, Lorena Vazquez, Jonathan Munoz and Melissa Jill Martin, won 1st place in the Animation category for their “The Drone” project. They will compete at the state Computer Fair on May 22 at Dickinson College. You can watch their project here:

    Make some noise
    The Champs are here! The RHS Percussion Team earned first place in their division in their division and the RHS Color Guard earned second place at Saturday’s TIA Regional Championships. Also, kudos to the Red Knight Music Association for hosting the event.  

#RSDproud Photos

  • RSD Art Show  

    RSD Art Show  
    Ready. Set. View. The  District Art Show continues today from 4-7 p.m. at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Downtown Reading. Kudos to our talented students in K-12 for creating amazing artwork, and thank you to our art teachers for their hard work throughout the school year. Be sure to stop by and check it out! Watch our promo video and get a sneak peak!

Upcoming Events

  • Free Vaccine Clinics for Children
    Currently enrolled RSD students, ages 4 to 18, who have no insurance or medical assistance can receive their necessary vaccines during our free Vaccine Clinics in May. An interpreter will be available at each clinic. Students must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardian and should bring their most recent shot records. The clinics will be held from 4-6 p.m. at Reading Intermediate High School on May 1, May 2, May 3, May 8, May 9 and May 10. 

    Northwest Middle
    Spring Show
    Once on the Island Jr.

    – The Musical

    Friday, May 4
    Saturday, May 5
    7 p.m.

    $5 for adults, $3 for students

    #ReachHigher Day 🎓
    Friday, May 4
    The Superintendent’s Office has approved a districtwide Reach Higher Day on Friday, May 4. Staff members and students will be allowed and encouraged to wear college apparel to school. 

    RHS Volleyball – Senior Night
    Tuesday, May 1
    Geigle Complex
    6:50 p.m.

    Elementary Track and Field Day
    Wednesday, May 2 (Rain Date: Wednesday, May 9)
    All Day

    RHS Baseball – Senior Night
    Wednesday, May 2
    George Field
    6:45 p.m.

    Annual Friends of 10th and Green Elementary Dinner
    Wednesday, May 2
    6 p.m.

    13th and Union Spring Musical
    Thursday, May 3
    6 p.m.

    RHS Alumni Dinner
    Thursday, May 3
    Crowne Plaza
    6 p.m.

    RHS Softball  - Senior Night
    Monday, May 7
    14th & Greenwich Field
    6:45 p.m.

    RHS Spring Concert
    Wednesday, May 9
    RHS Auditorium
    7 p.m.

    Elementary All-City Concert
    Thursday, May 10
    RHS Auditorium
    6 p.m.

    National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
    Thursday, May 10
    DoubleTree Hotel
    6:30 p.m.

    RIHS Talent Show
    Thursday, May 10
    5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

    RHS Prom
    Friday, May 11
    DoubleTree Hotel
    5:30-10 p.m.

As Seen On ...

  • Mericel Mirabal Domican Heritage Award

    Twitter: "Glad to have been honored today alongside RHS alum ! 🇩🇴 🇩🇴 - RHS Top 10 student Mericel Mirabal, who plans to attend Lehigh University in the fall. Also recognized was RHS graduate Juan Zabala, a local realtor who graduated from Shippensburg University.

News and Notes

  • Vintage Yearbooks
    The RHS Library has a collection of vintage yearbooks available from: 1976, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1990 and 1991. The yearbooks are free for anyone interested, however, they cannot be shipped. You must be pick them up at Reading High School before June 1. Interested? Call Librarian Janet Trate at RHS at 610-371-5705. 

    RHS Prom Reminder
    RHS Prom is on Friday, May 11, and prom tickets are on sale through Wednesday, May 2. Stop by RHS-Room 227 for info.

    RHS-Gage Career Program
    Job of the Week: Intern cook opportunity, open to RHS Juniors and Seniors involved with Culinary Arts. Plus: A Sinking Spring company is seeking cashiers and loaders for the summer. For more information or to apply, visit Mrs. Horn in Room 354.

    2018-19 Budget Workshop
    Monday, May 7, 2018 at 6 p.m.
    RSD Administration Building