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Our Stories and Initiatives

RCSD welcomes its community, neighbors, and friends to learn more about the school district that serves our community's children. In this section, we tell the stories of our students, teachers, staff, programs, schools, and initiatives that make RCSD a great school district.

Our Current Strategic Initiatives

Our Stories

Kennedy Middle School Jazz Band

The NCLC tour saw leaders from various schools commend RCSD’s Mandarin Immersion Program’s excellence, instructional quality, and strong family engagement.

Read More about Orion Alternative’s National Chinese Language Conference School Tour Celebrates Mandarin Immersion Program's Excellence and Community Engagement
Audit Documents

The performance audit revealed a positive assessment of the district's management, with no significant problems or disagreements identified. Spending on bond projects was found to align with what voters approved, ensuring accountability and transparency. Additionally, the audit confirmed that payroll and procurement procedures adhere to legal requirements, and no significant accounting issues or unreported financial problems were discovered. Overall, the audit concluded that the bond funds are well-managed and used appropriately.

Read More about School Board Hears Audit Results: 2015 Measure T and 2022 Measure S Bond Funds

Sara Shackel is named the new principal for Garfield, Beatrice (Bea) Williams as the incoming principal for MIT, and Richie Wilim as the new Director of Child Nutrition Services (CNS).

Read More about New RCSD Leaders Announced: New Principals for Garfield and MIT. Trained Executive Chef to Lead Child Nutrition Services