Arthur A. Richards Junior High School

Arthur A. Richards Junior High School

"Quality Education For All!"

Operating as usual


Memories of VI History month activities(March 2015)


TBT. Circa 1982. Who do you recognize?




Circa 1982


Arthur A. Richards K-8 School

Students were asked to create a 1-2 minute video message about being drug free. This was done in collaboration with this year’s Red Ribbon Theme: “Send a Message. Stay Drug Free”. Here’s Ms Bruce’s Riptides presentation:


The AVID Students during their island wide retreat with their teacher Mrs. Henry Cuencas. These past four days with the aid of community stakeholders, chaperones, and AVID team members, we engaged, entertained, excited, and educated our students! Here is a glimpse into their retreat.


STXk12: AARJHS- Report Cards Distribution: Monday 6/17&Tuesday 6/18 @8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Summer School Registration begins on Monday 6/17/19


Eighth Graders are you ready for Glitz, Glamour & Gold? Who will be crowned your next Spring Ball King & Queen? Tickets can still be purchased with Mrs. Mitchell. Doors open at 6:30 PM!


Last week AARJHS Pre-Career Department presented their annual Student Showcase. Students from Agriculture, Business, Computer Science, Family and Consumer Science and Technology Intervention displayed their projects and assignments that were completed throughout the year. Faculty and staff members as well as visitors from Claude O. Markoe and Alexander Henderson Elementary Schools were impressed by the students' work. Keep shining SUNS!


Virgin Islands Department of Education

UPDATE: Both the Juanita Gardine Elementary School and Alexander Henderson Elementary/Arthur Richards Junior High shared campus school will be open for instruction on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Gardine and Henderson/Richards were dismissed early on Tuesday, May 28, following burglary and vandalism incidents that occurred over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.


STXk12: AARJHS- As per admins:Due to maintenance issues school is now dismiss. Faculty and Staff will be dismiss at 9:30 a.m.


Congrats SUNS!! The game with Arthur vs Woodson was 4-0. The goal scorers were Aleak Miller 1 goal, Marvinus Phillip 1 goal, and Khaleed Heywood 2 goals. The Goal keeper was Nicolas Phillip. The championship game will be on Thursday, 4:30 at the St.Croix Soccer Association field next to Aureo Diaz.


Early dismissal at 1pm tomorrow as teachers will be participating in professional development!


The Science and Math Department at AARJHS hosted the Science and Math Expo focusing on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math)! Students created and presented their own projects with the assistance of their teachers! Go SUNS! ! 🌞🌞🌞


The AARJHS Suns Soccer team beat the Elena Christian Jr. High Simbas with a score of 5-0! The lead scorers were:
Khaleed Heywood 2
Damien Victorin 1
Ashnell Cobb 1
Aleak Miller 1
Congrats Suns! Keep shining bright!


Attention parents!!!!

See below for links for 2019 Summer Camps Programs & Applications.

With Summer right around the corner, the Office of Senator Javan E. James has compiled a list of Summer Camps to share with the community.

Please feel free to send us more information regarding other Summer Camp Programs available to our office at [email protected].

Department of Sports, Parks & Recreation

Caribbean Centers for the Boys & Girls Club

St. Croix Yacht Club

USVI Superior Court Rising Stars Youth Steel Orchestra

Positive Guidance Basketball Camp

Youth Ocean Explorers Summer Program

G-Clef Music Academy

Leap and Learn Academy Presents: Camp Confidence 2019

AYSO Summer Camp

St. Croix Montessori 2019 Enrichment Program

St. Croix Dolphins Swim Camp

Thalema Williams Studio Dance Academy Summer Intensive

Exploring Our Islands Camp Inc.

Inner Changes for Girls & Boys Council 2019 Summer Camp Program

University of the Virgin Islands Math Behind the Science Summer Program


The AARJHS Suns soccer team beat the Free Will Baptist School with a score of 11-0!!!! 💙💛‼️The lead scorers were:
Khaleed Heywood 3
Marvinus Phillip 3
Yoahua Fenton 2
Lebron James 1
Damian Victor 2

Keep up the great work guys!!!


Join the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School Administration in wishing our teachers a blessed week as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you for your dedication. We APPRECIATE YOU!!!!


SUNS Parents, make sure to attend!!!!


ST. CROIX, USVI – The Virgin Islands Department of Education, Office of the Insular Superintendent, St. Croix District announces meetings for parents of students in select schools ahead of the 2019-20 school year.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, May 6
5:30 p.m. Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School Auditorium

6:56 p.m. Juanita Gardine Elementary School Auditorium

Tuesday, May 7
5:30 p.m. Elena L. Christian Junior High School (7th graders only) Cafeteria

6:45 p.m. Lew Muckle Elementary School Cafeteria

Wednesday, May 8
5:30 p.m. Eulalie Rivera Elementary School Cafeteria

Thursday, May 9
5:30 p.m. Alexander Henderson Elementary School Cafeteria

6:30 p.m. Arthur A. Richards Junior High School Cafeteria

Parents or guardians are strongly encouraged to attend meetings. School administrators and district leadership will address changes in the upcoming school year.


Congratulations to the 21 new members of the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School National Junior Honor Society! Today, members of the Carlos I. Rodriguez Chapter welcomed the new inductees and encouraged our SUNS Scholars to continue to shine bright on their educational journey. A packed house of family, friends, and staff members cheered as the students joined the elite class of scholars! Congratulations to the Advisers Mrs. C. Ferguson and Ms. K. Martin and the NJHS Advisory Council!!


Yesterday the Lady Suns lost to the JHWJHS Lady Warriors in the playoff game with a score of 10-5. We are still proud of our girls for all their hard work and finishing 1st throughout the season! Keep shining Lady Suns! 💛💙☀️


The lady suns left the diamond with a win against the CHS Lady Caribs JV team with a score of 9-7. This win puts our girls in 1st place! 💙💛 We are hoping to see family, friends, faculty and staff at the playoff game against the JHWJHS Lady Warriors tomorrow April 25, 2019 at the Basillio Park on Hess Road! *This game determines if we play on Friday for the championships*


Our Suns Soccer team brought home a win against the JHWJHS Warriors with a score of 3-0. Khaleed Heywood scored 2 goals and the 3rd was an own goal. We are super proud of you guys! Keep up the good work!


On Tuesday, the Suns Soccer team lost to the Good Hope Country Day school with a score of 2-0. We are still proud of you guys! Please come out and support all the school teams!


Look who visited SUNS Territory and celebrated with our students!!! Heartfelt thank you from the Administration, Faculty and Staff to Swanks, AdamO and BugZ for taking the time out to share words of wisdom and to inspire our students to do their best always. Your visit was truly appreciated. We would also like to thank Ms. Martin for putting the visit together.


More inspiration!!


The suns family thanks You guys so much for stopping by, showing love and making the kids smile.


Congratulations to our SUNS Scholars who made honor roll for the 3rd Marking Period!!!!


It was a Wacky kind of Wednesday in Suns Territory!!


The lady suns softball team came out victorious against the ECJHS Lady Simbas with a score of 18-2. We are extremely proud of you ladies! Keep shining!


Happy Assistant Principal's Week to our very own Mrs. Lili Cornelius! The Suns Family love and appreciate you!! ☀❤☀❤☀❤☀


STXk12: AARJHS- School is now dismissed. We are asking parents to pick up their child immediately.


Good morning! The Soccer season has begun and the Suns came out shining brighter than ever! The suns soccer team came out victorious against the FreeWill Baptist School 4-0!
The lead scorers were Heywood who scored 3 goals and Fenton who scored 1 goal! Keep up the good work guys!

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