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.
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.
Introducing RSD’s Family Launchpad! This portal brings all the RSD platforms parents and guardians need into one digital space.
Thank you for your continued support of students!
Paul Shaber, who most recently served as an assistant principal at Hanford High School, replaces Principal Andre Hargunani, who is leaving to pursue an opportunity outside the Tri-Cities. District leaders say Mr. Shaber is the ideal administrator for RSD’s burgeoning fully online and teacher-directed K-12 school.
Eighth-grade students recently completed career interest and preference surveys, the first step in their High School and Beyond Plan. We encourage families to participate with their children as they make these important decisions for their futures.
Dress up this week! Show off your spirit!
Class enhances the video conferencing experience of the Zoom platform, providing a user interface that helps students focus on their instructor during lessons while assisting their teacher in monitoring student engagement.
Pacific Crest Online will begin using the Florida Virtual School online curriculum in the 2021-22 school year. Designed by experts in each content area to high academic standards, it will provide even more rigor and flexibility to the individual needs of students and communities.
Richland School District's fully online and teacher-directed K-12 school has a new name and will have enhanced offerings and be open to middle and high school students across Washington state beginning in the 2021-22 school year.
Richland School District has a new way for families to monitor their children's use of district-provided devices.
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.
RVS is getting even better next school year!
Andre Hargunani, who led the launch of the science- and technology-centered Libby, will be the first principal of the new Richland Virtual School (RVS). He will be succeeded as principal at Leona Libby Middle School by Maren Benedict, currently an assistant principal at Hanford High School.
Wondering how a typical school day is organized for Virtual School students or how it is different from other RSD programs? Take a look at our list of frequently asked questions and answers.
Richland Virtual School is Richland School District’s new, fully online and teacher-directed learning program for students in kindergarten through Grade 12. Offering engaging learning tailored to a virtual platform with RSD teachers trained in online instruction, it provides a powerful and personalized learning experience.