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News & Announcements
This school year we are using a new communication tool to reach parents and guardians. ParentSquare allows families to connect with teachers and school staff, receive weather delay and crisis notifications, view school events and securely receive important student documents.
Whether you are wondering about when the first day of school is, what school supplies are needed or how to get bus route information, we have answers for you.
We have more than 900 certificated staff, which includes teachers, school counselors, specialists, school psychologists, school nurses and so many more, work hard each day to support, engage and inspire students.
To celebrate our Education Support Professionals, we are shining the spotlight on several of our education support professional staff members. Read about them and their deep connections to our schools.
Nine Destination Imagination teams of RSD elementary students received top honors at the Regional Destination Imagination Tournament and will be moving on to compete at the state tournament on March 25.
Introducing RSD’s Family Launchpad! This portal brings all the RSD platforms parents and guardians need into one digital space.
Will you have a kindergartner starting their academic journey or will your child be joining our schools for the first time in the fall? Our online enrollment portal for the 2023-24 school year is now open.
Thank you for your continued support of students!
It’s official! The first day of school (grades 1-12) for the 2023-24 school year will be August 29.
Learn about the ways you can be informed if schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.
RSD is moving forward with preparations to open Elementary #11 with its own school community at the start of the 2022-23 school year. This will directly impact students, families and staff at five of the district’s elementary schools—Badger Mountain, Orchard, Tapteal, White Bluffs and William Wiley—and district leaders want everyone to know what to expect through the transition.
COVID-19 led to a very unique year of Destination Imagination competition and RSD teams still did an impressive job demonstrating their creativity and problem-solving.
Our Nutrition Services staff reached out to our elementary Future Chefs this spring and asked if they'd like to share their recipes with the community and show them working their magic in their kitchens at home.
Through the fall of 2021 Richland School District will use a screening tool to help gauge where students are in their social-emotional learning and help them grow.
Kennewick-based Chervenell Construction will build the new Badger Mountain Elementary on the site of the current school in south Richland. Students and staff will move temporarily to the school near the intersection of Belmont Boulevard and Keene Road in early April while the new school is built. Construction is scheduled to begin after the old school is demolished.
The district will delay the opening of Tapteal Elementary and start of construction for Badger Mountain Elementary due to the novel coronavirus.
The district has partnered with the state Department of Health to test every water fixture in some of our schools as part of ongoing efforts to have safe and healthy environments for students and staff.
A rebuilt Badger Mountain Elementary and new Elementary 12 in the Badger Mountain South development are two of several projects included in a bond approved by voters in 2017.
It's that time of year again—make sure you know as soon as our schools are on delay or canceled due to inclement winter weather.
Learn about our new Promise Kindergarten (Promise K) program, an early entrance kindergarten for children who have had little or no preschool experience.
We are rolling out new events this school year to help build our school community and connect families and staff.
We hope everyone is having a happy and safe summer! We can't wait to see all our students again. The school office will open for the new school year in mid-August.
The school is the first in Richland to receive the award from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS), which advocates for strong partnerships between schools and communities to increase student success.