Chess Club is starting!

Chess club begins on THURSDAY, October 16th. Read all the details on the Chess Club page (under Activities) of our website! 

Learning by Choice-Student Enrollment Options in Washington

As required by Washington state law ( RCW 28A.225.290), the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) publishes Learning by Choice every year. This guide outlines the various enrollment options for parents/guardians and students. The guide is available on the OSPI website at http://www.k12.wa.us/GeneralInfo/pubdocs/LearningByChoice2014.pdf.  

Nominations accepted for Hi-Cap kindergarten

The Richland School District will be accepting nominations in September for its school-based Highly Capable Kindergarten Program. Kindergarten students enrolling in the fall of 2014 may be nominated for the program. The window to submit the Nomination-Consent Form for Kindergarten is September 1 to September 15. Contact the school office to obtain a Nomination-Consent Form or access the hyperlink above. For more information, call 967-6028.
The school-based highly-capable program is designed to meet the needs of students at each elementary school who have exceptional ability by offering challenging and enriching learning experiences through differentiated instruction. Teaching strategies include an emphasis on problem-solving, critical thinking skills, creativity skills and the development of research skills.
Nomination forms must be hand delivered to the Richland School District main office located at 615 Snow Avenue.
 
 

Hi-Cap Offerings for 2014-2015

The attached document has the current plans for highly-capable offerings for 2014-2015.  Planning is still underway, and this document will be updated frequently.

Would you like to learn more about being a bucket filler ?  Or about whole body listening?

Check out these links!  Also read our attached September newsletter about Bucket Filling and Positive Behavior Intervention Support.

Upcoming Events
Oct 3: 
Jog-a-thon Run
Sacajawea playground
Oct 10
No School--Fall Professional Day
Oct 15:  8:45 AM
Author Visit--Julie Paschkis
Sacajawea gym and classrooms

More information coming soon!  Meanwhile, you can see Ms. Paschkis's artwork on her website.

Oct 17:  6:30 PM
Family Movie Night
Sacajawea Gym

Casper will be playing in the Sacajawea gym.  Doors open at 6:15. Bring your folding chairs or pillows to sit on the floor. Refreshments will be available at bargain prices.

Nov 7:  12:30 PM
Early Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences

AM Kindergarten students will attend school from 8:45 am to 11:40 am, PM Kindergarten students will not attend school.

Nov 7:  7:45 AM
All-Pro Dads Breakfast
Sacajawea Gym
Nov 10:  12:30 PM
Early Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences

PM Kindergarten students will attend school from 8:45 am to 11:40 am, AM Kindergarten students will not attend school.

Nov 12
Early Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences

AM Kindergarten students will attend school from 8:45 am to 11:40 am, PM Kindergarten students will not attend school.

Nov 13:  12:30 PM
Early Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences

PM Kindergarten students will attend school from 8:45 am to 11:40 am, AM Kindergarten students will not attend school.

Nov 14:  12:30 PM
Early Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences

AM Kindergarten students will attend school from 8:45 am to 11:40 am, PM Kindergarten students will not attend school.