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Upcoming Things to Know!

Friday, March 9th - Spring Professional Development Day - NO SCHOOL

Saturday, March 10th - Car Seat Safety Checkup Event from 10:00 to 2:00 at Kennewick Fire Statin #5, 6016 W 10th Ave.  Please call (509) 460-4214 for more information.

Wednesday, March 14th - Early Release at 12:30 p.m.for start of parent teacher conferences.

Thursday, March 15 & Friday, March 16th - NO SCHOOL - Parent teacher conferences.


MARCH 1ST - Registration Begins for Incoming Kindergarteners



Do you have a child entering Kindergarten?

Kindergarten registration begins March 1st. Registration packets are available for pick up in the Tapteal Office Monday thru Friday between 9am and 2pm. Along with your completed registration packet the following documents are required to be turned in at the time of registration. 
  • Original Birth Certificate - for a list of how to obtain birth certificate please visit cdc.gov or to order online visit vitalchek
  • Immunization Record
  • Proof of residence (if this is your first child to attend Tapteal.) Any of the following are acceptable documents for proof of residence
    • Utility bill
    • Address change letter from USPS
    • Rental agreement from apartment complexes
    • Sales agreement for new homes
    • If you do not have any of the above please visit RSD Student Service at 615 Snow Ave, Richland, WA to obtain a notarized assurance of residency verification form.

For more information, contact the Tapteal Office at 967-6350.



Early Arrivers

Please note that breakfast does not start until 8:15 a.m.  Please do not send children to school prior to this time as there is no adult supervision.  

If children are not having breakfast they should not arrive at school until 8:30 a.m. Again, there is no adult supervision outside until this time. 

We appreciate your assistance with this matter in order to keep all children safe.

Thank you

Upcoming Events

Mar 20 :  7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Music Room
Apr 10 :  7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Music Room
Apr 17 :  7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Music Room
Apr 24 :  7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Music Room
May 1 :  7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Music Room

The 2018-19 RSD Calendar Has Been Approved

Tapteal Times

The latest version of the Tapteal Times contains current news and can be downloaded by clicking the following link.