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Take Strides To End Teen Suicide

Join Hanford and Richland high school students for a walk around Fran Rish Stadium to raise awareness, offer support, and remember those lost to suicide at The 3rd annual Take Strides To End Teen Suicide walk.

The walk will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 26. There is no cost to attend and several community groups and resources will also be on hand.

Contact Chandra Markel at Chandra.Markel@rsd.edu  for more information..

 

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 contacting Briana Hickman at (509) 967-6075 or at Briana.Hickman@rsd.edu.

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. 

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Dafne Moreno self portrait, Hanford High School
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Kyle Jones, Richland High School
 

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.”

 

Back-To-School Guide 2018

We’re excited to welcome students back for the first day of school on Aug. 28. Have questions about how to enroll your child, where to find menus for school meals or what school supplies are required? Check out the answers to those questions and many others below. Don’t see an answer to your question? Contact us at (509) 967-6000.

 

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.

 

Hanford High School teacher’s work selected for textbook

Bedford /St. Martin's Press has selected Hanford High School teacher Kim Reifle  to be a contributor to the third edition of Language of Composition. The company asked Reifle to submit questions for the teacher’s edition and her questions were included in the recent publication.

Reifle teaches AP English, Mythology, Senior Writing, and Shakespeare at Hanford High. Bedford/St. Martin's specializes in publishing AP, Pre-AP, and humanities college textbooks.

Announcements

Attend Student Events With Senior Citizen's Gold Card

Senior citizens can support our students wherever they take the field or the stage by applying for a Tri-Cities Senior Citizen's Gold Card. Applications are available at the RSD Administration Building at 615 Snow Ave.  

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

Sep 24
No Kindergarten - Parent Connect Conferences
Sep 25 :  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
School Board Meeting
District Administration Bldg.
School Board Meeting Oct 9 :  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
School Board Meeting
District Administration Bldg.
Oct 12
Fall Professional Day - No School
Oct 23 :  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
School Board Meeting
District Administration Bldg.
End of 1st Quarter Oct 26
End of 1st Quarter
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Hailey Polus, Richland High School - state art show
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Anna Shi, Hanford High School