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.
2022-23 COVID Protocols in RCSD Schools
2022-23 COVID Dashboard
Clifford School is among a small list of Kent Award winners this spring for its implementation of and partnership with the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education (NUA). The annual Kent Award highlights innovative, inspiring, and outstanding programs in San Mateo County Schools.
Demonstrating knowledge and enthusiasm for the Chinese language, 50 Redwood City School District (RCSD) students took part in the 47th annual Chinese Mandarin Speech Contest. Students from Orion Alternative School and Kennedy Middle School prepared and practiced speeches to be presented in Mandarin, competing with more than 350 peers from a total of 33 California schools.
Required by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), an Induction Program clears a teacher's preliminary credential in the State of California. It is typically a two-year program that incorporates mentoring and is designed to offer support, guidance, and orientation for first-year teachers.
Child Nutrition Services serves more than 7,000 meals daily to Redwood City School District elementary students in addition to preparing snacks for the onsite preschool program. What motivates these everyday heroes? Hear from some of our professionals who are up early in each school cafeteria.
Soon promoting from eighth grade, nearly 750 Redwood City School District (RCSD) students are ready to take on high school–and the bright futures that await them. While every student has their own strengths, middle school teachers agree that the Class of 2023 has some defining attributes.
The professionals who worked tirelessly for Redwood City School District (RCSD) students during this year’s winter storms were recently honored by the RCSD Board of Trustees.
During the recent School Board meeting held Wednesday, April 19, Dr. Stefanie Baker, Executive Director of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education (NUA), an RCSD partner, thanked the Board of Trustees for their support of “thoughtful dialogue around equity and pedagogy” in RCSD. The NUA’s “Pedagogy of Confidence” involves three phases in understanding and learning: Developing, Deepening, and Demonstrating. This aligns with RCSD’s core belief that children learn and succeed when we act on the principle that every child can and will learn.
Graduation plans have started to take shape across Redwood City School District (RCSD) as teachers, staff, and families celebrate the Class of 2023! We congratulate the 741 Dolphins, Gators, Huskies, Cougars, Bulldogs, Gryphons, Raccoons, and Thunderbolts!