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.

Safe Walking Routes

Important:  due to the construction of our new school and the presence of heavy equipment it is important that all students use the safe walking routes marked on this map.

Map of Sacajawea showing walking routes to school that avoid construction area.



Upcoming Events
Sep 18:  5:30 PM
Open House
Sacajawea gym and classrooms
Sep 19:  8:45 AM
School Pictures
Sep 26:  1:00 PM
Jog-a-thon Announcement Assembly
Sacajawea Gym
Sep 26:  7:45 AM
All-Pro Dads Breakfast
Sacajawea Gym
Oct 3: 
Jog-a-thon Run
Sacajawea playground
Oct 10
No School--Fall Professional Day

The Richland School District recently updated several policies.  Notices about the updated policies are in the documents linked below.