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Join The Instructional Materials Committee

Help the district provide the best learning tools for students. Join the Instructional Materials Committee and help review textbooks and other classroom materials. Apply online or request an application by Oct. 19 by contacting Briana Hickman at (509) 967-6075 or at Briana.Hickman@rsd.edu.

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Louise Bohl, Richland High School
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Michael Shuen, Hanford High School
 

Enterprise Middle School recognized for positive school culture

Efforts by Enterprise Middle School students and staff to establish a culture of kindness have earned the school a global award as well as a $6,000 cash reward.

The school has received the Class Act Award from RandomActs.org, a non-profit aimed at promoting random acts of kindness. RandomActs.org encouraged schools and student groups to apply for the award by submitting their acts of kindness, big or small, demonstrating how they benefitted their communities.

“The committee was blown away by our school-wide, year-long work at making kindness normal,” says school counselor Hans Appel.

 

Hanford, Richland High School Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Join the district in congratulating the five high school students named National Merit Semifinalists for 2019.

 

Artist Unveils Tapestry At Sacajawea Elementary

The tapestry, designed by a Washington state-based artist, includes numerous details about the school and its community, from natural features and wildlife to elements of scientific work done at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Hanford site.

 

Badger Mountain Elementary earns Partnership School Award

Image Title: Members of the Action Team for Partnerships (ATP) at Badger Mountain Elementary.
Members of the Action Team for Partnerships (ATP) at Badger Mountain Elementary.

Badger Mountain Elementary recently earned a Partnership School Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) at Johns Hopkins University for its efforts to better connect the school with its community.

The school is the first to receive the award from NNPS, which advocates for strong partnerships between schools and communities to increase student success.

“Everyone at Badger Mountain cares deeply about our students,” says Principal Shana Borms. “Partnering with parents and community members is just one more way that we can help each of them be engaged in school and meet their potential.” 

 

Jefferson Elementary Celebrates New School

Image Title: Principal Bobbi Buttars and Superintendent Rick Schulte cut the ribbon at the ceremony officially opening the new Jefferson Elementary to the community.
Principal Bobbi Buttars and Superintendent Rick Schulte cut the ribbon at the ceremony officially opening the new Jefferson Elementary to the community.

Thank you to everyone who helped celebrate the opening of the new Jefferson Elementary on Aug. 27 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Our students and staff have a beautiful new building for learning and exploration thanks to the support of voters and the hard work of contractors and other district partners.

 

RSD Teachers Approve Contract

Richland School District is pleased to announce that members of the Richland Education Association (REA) have approved a new three-year contract for teachers in the district.

This contract raises teacher salaries consistent with the state’s changes to education funding, provides for in-school support for students and certificated staff and builds upon the district’s commitment to ensure teachers have time to hone their craft to improve student outcomes in the classroom.

“Our goal was to have an equitable and sustainable contract that will allow us to keep and attract great teachers,” says Superintendent Rick Schulte. “We are thrilled our teachers approved the deal we reached with the REA so they can be in the classroom and inspire students.”

 

Elementary School #11 moving along on schedule (drone video)

Excellent progress is being made on construction of Elementary School #11 in West Richland.

Here is the latest drone video of the construction site (56 seconds). The school will open in August 2019.

Announcements

 

High School Athletic Field Planning Meetings

Come learn about plans to improve the athletic fields at Hanford and Richland high schools at informational meetings on Oct. 23 and Nov. 6.

Community Flu Shot Clinics

Help protect yourself from the sneezing, coughing and pain of flu this winter by attending one of our school flu shot clinics. 

RSD Media

Elementary #11 construction - drone video update July 30, 2018 Elementary #11 construction - drone video update July 30, 2018
2018 RHS graduate Elias Duran gives AVID keynote address in Seattle 2018 RHS graduate Elias Duran gives AVID keynote address in Seattle
Hanford High Jazz Band I - Almost Like Being in Love Hanford High Jazz Band I - Almost Like Being in Love

Upcoming Events

Oct 23 :  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
School Board Meeting
District Administration Bldg.
Oct 26
End of 1st Quarter
Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov 7 :  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences
Nov 8 :  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
High School Parent-Teacher Conferences
Nov 9 :  11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Early Release - Grades 6-12
Nov 12
No School - Veteran's Day (Observed)
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Tyler Vincent, Enterprise Middle School - charcoal sketch
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Sydney Nguyen, Richland High School