News & Announcements
Congratulations to counselor Denise Reddinger for being named School Counselor of the Year at the recent conference of the Washington School Counselor Association (WSCA) for her outstanding work with students! In addition, Assistant Principal Jerry Riggs was awarded the WSCA’s School Counseling Administrator/Supervisor of the Year award for his support of the school’s counselor team.
An award-winning school administrator with a record of successful innovative educational programs and supporting students, Steve Fisk replaces current principal Tim Praino, who was recently selected to be RSD’s new Executive Director of Human Resources.
District leaders said Tim Praino’s nearly 20 years of experience as a school administrator, building successful learning cultures and supporting thousands of students and staff have fully prepared him for managing the district’s staffing operations.
Information about our dual credit night
Arianna Caiceros is among the 1 percent of Hispanic and Latinx students being recognized by the College Board for outstanding academic performance.
Anika Halappanavar’s outstanding scientific research into content posted to social media during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to her selection as one of the 2022 Washington State delegates for the American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS).
Richland School District invites student families to share their feedback on the return to full-time in-person learning for the 2021-22 school year as well as how the district is assisting students and families in addressing learning loss and challenges connected to the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 20 instrumental and vocal music students from RSD middle and high schools were selected for all-state honor ensembles for 2022!
New aisles. New seating. New restrooms. Richland High’s auditorium is ready to host productions once again after its most extensive renovation in decades.
A donation of tens of thousands of dollars will go toward activities, athletics and other needs at RSD schools thanks to Gesa Credit Union and the community.
New turf, expanded restroom facilities, improved locker rooms and increased accessibility are one step closer for Fran Rish Stadium.
Join us in congratulating Richland High counselor Denise Reddinger and Sacajawea fifth-grade teacher Rachel Doyle on earning their National Board Certification!
Through the fall of 2021 Richland School District will use a screening tool to help gauge where students are in their social-emotional learning and help them grow.
Information on 8th grade night zooms
Adrian Ochoa was recently named the 2021 New Teacher of the Year by the Washington Association of Marketing Educators (WAME). The award is for outstanding educators who are in the first three years of the careers.
The Richland School Board approved a timeline during its Jan. 12 regular meeting that will begin the transition to in-person learning for middle and high school students at the beginning of the second semester in late January.
RSD Transportation Department staff have finalized bus information for our elementary students returning for in-person learning and for middle and high school students coming into schools for in-person support
It’s time to get ready for school! Schools are opening with online instruction this fall and staff are excited to connect, work and engage with students so they can be successful. Here are details about enrollment, student meals, daily schedules, supporting student learning at-home and more.
Information about yearbook pick ups for RHS
The Richland School Board selected Kennewick-based G2 Commercial Construction to complete the Richland High School Auditorium renovation project aimed at updating the facility and improving accessibility.
Through technology, innovative teaching and collaboration with families, our new Virtual Classroom program will help students meet their goals and push their education forward while schools are closed in response to the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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The Richland School Board and district administrators will be in emergency meetings on March 13 to discuss when and how to close schools in response to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The district asks families to begin making plans for their children in the event that schools close with short notice and for an indefinite extended period of time. Check out www.rsd.edu/coronavirus for the latest information.
The Academy will launch in the fall of 2020 with students able to now enroll in its courses. Done in partnership with Kadlec Regional Medical Center and Columbia Basin College, it is a new innovative way to engage and inspire students interested in health care careers.
Richland School District's success in helping more students enroll and succeed in Advanced Placement (AP) courses recently earned it recognition on the 10th Annual AP District Honor Roll. The district is also planning to expand its AP offerings to include project-based courses to better prepare students for life after graduation.
Junior Zoe Gotthold is just one of three students in the state of Washington named to this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search. The competition recognizes 300 student-scholars from across the United States for research skills, academic excellence, innovative thinking and potential as scientists.
The district has partnered with the state Department of Health to test every water fixture in some of our schools as part of ongoing efforts to have safe and healthy environments for students and staff.
It's that time of year again—make sure you know as soon as our schools are on delay or canceled due to inclement winter weather.
Information about Senior pictures
Richland High School senior Jack Allen has worked his way up through the culinary arts program at Tri-Tech Skills Center. He recently had the opportunity to bring everything he's learned back to his high school and put it all into practice.
All students are invited to enjoy free breakfast in our schools Oct. 14-18.
Information on PSAT testing on October 16th
Students from Hanford and Richland will take to track at Fran Rish Stadium on Sept. 25 to raise awareness about and help prevent teen suicide.
Information about our AP exams and how to register and pay for those test.
This is our information about open house on Wednesday September 11th.
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The enrollment at RHS is currently 2,109 students. Due to this some students will experience schedule changes and we want to thank you in advance for your patience and understanding. .
This is the updated information about our Freshman only day on Monday August 26th at Richland High School.
Read the latest about upcoming back-to-school events and other important information
We are excited to launch our new district and school websites so our families, staff and community can better learn about the great things going on in our schools and find the information they need.
We hope everyone has a fun and safe summer. Here is information about our summer hours and some important dates for the start of the 2019-20 school year.
Students in Audra Richter's Biodiversity class at Richland High School got some field experience recently when they visited White Bluffs along the Columbia River.
See how STEP (Student Transition Experience Partnership), a program between Richland High School and Goodwill Industries, is providing students receiving special education services with job training and other skills so they can be successful after graduation.
Richland High School sophomore Zoe Gotthold loves penguins. She loves them so much, her research project on oil spill cleanup earned her a Grand Champion prize at the recent Mid-Columbia Regional Science Fair.
Sixteen pieces earned Judge’s Choice awards, which sends them on to the state Superintendent’s High School Art Show in April and May.
Check out just a few of the high school students the Careers In Education program at Richland High School is helping prepare to become the next generation of teachers.
Join us in congratulating our teachers who recently earned or renewed their certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Join us in congratulating all our students recently selected for all-state and all-regional performing arts groups by state and national musical education groups.
Congratulations to Denise Reddinger, a counselor at Richland High School, for her appointment to a state committee that will advise the Legislature on how to create and support career-related learning opportunities in schools.
We have more than 1,600 students receiving special education services in our schools. That includes Xander Iracheta, a Richland High School senior. Learn more about Xander's story and how staff at Richland High are helping him prepare for his future.
Support for activities, athletics and other student needs will get a more than $31,074.97 boost thanks to Gesa Credit Union and our community members.