Dangerous weapons or firearms cannot be taken on to Richland School District property. Students carrying a dangerous weapon at school may be expelled. Students carrying a firearm must be expelled.
it is a violation of district policy for any person to knowingly carry a firearm or dangerous weapon on school premises, school-provided transportation, areas of other facilities being used exclusively for school activities, or areas of facilities being used for official meetings of the school board. The term “school premises”, includes property, or portions(s) of property, owned, rented or leased by the District when the property, or portions(s) of property, is being used exclusively for school district activities.
The District’s Superintendent is directed to see that all school facilities post “Gun-Free Zone” signs, and that all violations of this policy and RCW 9.41.280 are reported annually to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The Superintendent will post signs providing notice of the restrictions on possessing dangerous weapons at each facility being used for official meetings of the board.