It was an amazing, high-energy First Day of School at RTA! All was smooth sailing - this morning’s student orientation, settling in with our school supplies, and most of all - getting off to an excellent start in the classroom with all our teachers and friends. How would you describe the first day back to school?? [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|homepage|0 Comments

Dr. William Recant Speaks to The RTA 7th & 8th Grade Class

Thank You Dr. William Recant for taking time to speak with the 7th and 8th grade class about rescue, relief, and renewal of Jewish communities worldwide! View the entire gallery online

By | June 20th, 2016|homepage|0 Comments

Mazel Tov To The 2016 Graduating Class!

Congratulations to the 2016 Graduating Class! May you have much success in your future endeavors. GRADUATES Nancy Alexander Berel Bart Ari Lehman Miriam Olihnenco Shoshana Paley JacobRakofsky Jenna Stern Michael Zedd

By | June 20th, 2016|homepage|0 Comments

Our Wonderful Trip to Monticello

The second grade class was privileged to visit the home of our third president, the beautiful historic plantation of Monticello. The students had the most amazing educational trip !!! They loved seeing the beautiful grounds and gardens and played a game, on the West Lawn, that Thomas Jefferson's grandchildren played as children. The second graders loved counting the clocks [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|homepage|0 Comments

Tiki Victories at RTA

All of the Kindergarten through fourth grade students give a great big cheer whenever it is Tiki time. “What is Tiki”? you might ask. He is our super hero flying backpack friend who comes to share his wisdom on how we can be even better friends. With smiling happy faces, we sing our “Tiki Theme Song”; you can [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|homepage|0 Comments

MiDor L’dor Program – February 2016

Last week our fourth graders had a really great time participating in our third out of five programs that we have with the group of seniors that meets at the JCC. We are definitely bonding with our buddies, and each time we are getting more and more comfortable with them. The seniors are always so happy and excited to [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|homepage|0 Comments


Our 6th-8th grade students met with representatives of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond this past Wednesday, as part of JCFR’s annual Youth Campaign. Mrs. Susie Adolf and Mrs. Lynn Schwartz led the special presentation, and explained how Federation works as an umbrella organization for our community and supports Jews and Jewish agencies in Richmond, Israel, and all over the [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|homepage|0 Comments

RTA Spelling Bee

This year's RTA Spelling Bee was a treat for all who participated and watched, and an impressive performance by our talented students who participated. Following the format we have used in recent years, grades 1-8 held their own in-class spelling bees to determine winners to represent their respective classes. The results were: 1st Grade: Max Coon & Elina Habib 2nd Grade: Miri David [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|homepage|0 Comments

2015 Run-A-Latke

By | December 6th, 2015|homepage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MiDor L’dor Program – October 2015

We had another great Midor L’dor program this week. The 4th graders went to join Shari Barck’s senior group at the JCC. The seniors meet three times a week and they do lots of different fun programs. On Wednesday, the 4th graders enjoyed meeting with and talking to their senior partners over lunch. After lunch they formally interviewed [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|homepage|0 Comments