News & Announcements

Hero's Walk
Black History Comes Alive!
02/20/2024
Second grade students participated in a Hero’s Walk where they shared a biography of a Black hero with other students.
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Krispy Kreme Donuts
Donut Sale
02/09/2024
Student Council is having a fundraiser, and you DONUT want to miss out!
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100th Day of School Celebration
100th Day of School
02/08/2024
Students participated in the 100th Day of School by dressing up in what they would look like at 100 years of age.
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Author Visit
Author Visit
02/07/2024
Author/illustrator, Dave Roman will share a dynamic presentation about how reading as a kid motivated him to make his own books and pursue a career in the arts. Using humor, personal anecdotes, and visual examples, Dave will discuss his writing process, drawing tools, and techniques used to create the Astronaut Academy graphic novel series plus show how everyone can create their own visual stories!
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Food Tasting
Food Tasting Focus Group
02/06/2024
Our student council participated in a focus group to taste products that could potentially be added to our food service menu. There honest opinions guided which products students would like and dislike.
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Dress Down Flyer
Black History Month Dress Down and Up Days
02/02/2024
Students will be able to dress up or dress down in racially affirming clothing.
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Ours For Life Collage
Ours for Life Students
01/25/2024
Meet some of the incredible individuals who started their journeys at Russell Byers. Discover how RBCS empowers students to achieve their dreams.
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Supporting Children through Grief Parent Workshop
Supporting Children through Grief Parent Workshop
01/16/2024
Supporting Children through Grief and Loss with a Trauma-Informed Approach
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Academic Calendar 2024-2025 SY
Academic Calendar 2024-2025 SY
01/15/2024
The 2024-2025 SY calendar has been approved.
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Navigating Social Media with Your Child
Navigating Social Media with Your Child
01/10/2024
This parent workshop is to provide parents with practical strategies for guiding and supporting their children in the safe and responsible use of social media.
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Buzzworthy Information!
Spelling Bee
01/09/2024
We have some exciting news - RBCS will be hosting a Spelling Bee!
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Student Council of 2023-2024SY
Student Council Corner
01/08/2024
Meet our 2023-2024 Student Council Members! They ran an awesome campaign to be elected by their peers, and are mentored by Ms. Grant and Ms. Sydney in leadership opportunities, community service, and spirit. We are so proud of their hard work!
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Linvilla Pie Fundraiser
Linvilla Pie Fundraiser
12/26/2023
The Russell Byers Charter School community sold an estimated $17,000 worth of pies. The procceds raised funds our student activities.
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Pie Fundraiser
Pie Fundraiser
11/25/2023
Students will sell pies to raise money for the school's student activity fund.
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Thanksgiving Give-A-Way
Thanksgiving Give-A-Way
11/20/2023
Dean Roye and other staff members spent their Saturday morning giving away food and coats for those in need.
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Veterans Day Fundraiser
Veterans Day Fundraiser
11/03/2023
On Thursday, November 9th, 2023, students and staff will wear camo as part of a dress down day to celebrate Veterans Day. The money raised will be donated to Team Foster, an organization that provides service animals to local veterans.
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Student Council Election Day
Student Council Election Day
10/31/2023
Student Council campaign season here at RBCS!! Students that are running for class officer positions have been endorsed by a teacher, approved by administration and are now preparing their speeches to be elected by their peers! Stay tuned for details about Student Council Election Day on November 8th! #studentvoicematters
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Winter Coats Give Away
Winter Coats Give Away
10/30/2023
Dean Roye and AP Jonathan Walker hand out free coats to students of the school all donated by Chapman Auto.
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Open House
Open House
10/27/2023
Come visit our school to learn what makes it special.
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Student Council Bingo Night
Bingo Night
10/24/2023
Join us for an evening of fun and games at Family Bingo Night, while supporting Student Council!
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Anti-Bullying Spirit Week
Anti-Bullying Spirit Week
10/16/2023
Russell Byers CS students will participate in an anti-bullying spirit weeek. Proceeds support student activities.
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Founders' Day Celebration
Founders' Day Celebration
10/03/2023
This is a time when we honor Russell Byers (our school’s namesake), past students and other contributors who gave so much to the school. The ceremonial event takes place on or close to Russell Byers’ birthday (October 2nd).
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Alopecia Areata Awareness
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K-12 Philly School Fair
2023 K-12 Philly School Fair
09/12/2023
High, Middle, Elementary Schools. All In One Place!
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First Day of Middle School
First Day of School 23-24 - A Message from Laurada Byers
09/06/2023
Very powerful, full of optimism, lots of crossed fingers. That’s how I would describe the atmosphere on the first day of the 2023-24 school year at Russell Byers Charter.
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23-24 Parent & Guardian Handbook is Available
08/11/2023
Our 2023-2024 Parent & Guardian Handbook is hot off the press and ready for you to read!
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23-24SY Student Supply Lists
08/10/2023
23-24SY Student Supply List Are Available
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