News & Announcements
This school year we are using a new communication tool to reach parents and guardians. ParentSquare allows families to connect with teachers and school staff, receive weather delay and crisis notifications, view school events and securely receive important student documents.
Whether you are wondering about when the first day of school is, what school supplies are needed or how to get bus route information, we have answers for you.
The Richland School District will be offering free summer meals for any child 18 years of age and younger.
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits will be available in Summer 2023. This will be a one-time, lump sum benefit of $120 per eligible child.
We have more than 900 certificated staff, which includes teachers, school counselors, specialists, school psychologists, school nurses and so many more, work hard each day to support, engage and inspire students.
To celebrate our Education Support Professionals, we are shining the spotlight on several of our education support professional staff members. Read about them and their deep connections to our schools.
Nine Destination Imagination teams of RSD elementary students received top honors at the Regional Destination Imagination Tournament and will be moving on to compete at the state tournament on March 25.
Introducing RSD’s Family Launchpad! This portal brings all the RSD platforms parents and guardians need into one digital space.
Will you have a kindergartner starting their academic journey or will your child be joining our schools for the first time in the fall? Our online enrollment portal for the 2023-24 school year is now open.
Thank you for your continued support of students!
It’s official! The first day of school (grades 1-12) for the 2023-24 school year will be August 29.
Learn about the ways you can be informed if schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather.
The newest piece of public art in RSD schools was a team effort! Learn how students and staff worked with mixed media artist Melissa Cole to create a piece of art that can be seen throughout the new Tapteal Elementary and built memories that will be treasured for years to come.
Our newest elementary school, Elementary #11, will open to students for the 2022-23 school year. Here’s some initial information for the school’s future students, families and staff as we prepare to build our next school community.
RSD is moving forward with preparations to open Elementary #11 with its own school community at the start of the 2022-23 school year. This will directly impact students, families and staff at five of the district’s elementary schools—Badger Mountain, Orchard, Tapteal, White Bluffs and William Wiley—and district leaders want everyone to know what to expect through the transition.
COVID-19 led to a very unique year of Destination Imagination competition and RSD teams still did an impressive job demonstrating their creativity and problem-solving.
Our Nutrition Services staff reached out to our elementary Future Chefs this spring and asked if they'd like to share their recipes with the community and show them working their magic in their kitchens at home.
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.
Here you will find information regarding a special art project being commissioned by a local artist for the new Tapteal building.
Here you will find a link for the Tapteal Virtual Open House. Complete the survey for a chance to win a gift card.
Here you will find a video announcing our November Super Hawks
Here you will find information regarding the Tapteal and Enterprise Goodwill Drive
Here you will find the link to the Hawk Hub which provides access to teacher and specialists classroom information.
Here you will find information about ordering Tapteal face masks for both adults and children. A link is provided for ordering.
Here you will find information regarding the fall Scholastic virtual book fair beginning October 5 and running through October 18.
Here you will find a link to the current virtual school day schedule.
Here you will find the Principal's Newsletter containing information and resources.
Here you will find information pertaining to preschool.
Here you will find information pertaining to parent connect meetings.
Here you will find information regarding student supply pick up
Here you will find back to school information.
Here you will find the link honoring our 5th Graders.
Here you will find information about the end of year send off for all families.
Here you will find the links for the staff collages in both English and Spanish.
Here you will find information about the farewell for 5th grade students.
Here you will find information on how to get a yearbook and get library books turned in.
Here you will find the schedule to purchase this years yearbook.
The district will delay the opening of Tapteal Elementary and start of construction for Badger Mountain Elementary due to the novel coronavirus.
Here you will find the link for student specials which contains weekly activities for your student.
Find out more information about Tapteal's Future Chefs finalist.
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.
When the opportunity arose last spring for Amy Kohn to join Richland School District, she leaped at the possibility of joining schools where she'd long admired the educators.
Calling all Tapteal Elementary families, staff & alumni! Mark your calendar to be at the ground breaking for the new Tapteal at 10 a.m. on Aug. 7 at 705 N. 62nd Ave. in West Richland.
The two-story building will be more than 65,000-square feet, have more than 30 classrooms, a multipurpose space, library, art and music rooms, gym and a new playground. The new school is scheduled to open in August 2020.
Join us in congratulating our teachers who recently earned or renewed their certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.