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- Next Energy Engineering
- 3D Printing & 3D Design w/CATIA
- Computer Programming and Coding
- Culinary
- Business

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What grade must a student be in to attend R2i2?

Any Richland School District Two student who has achieved Sophomore, Junior or Senior status may attend R2i2.

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How do I enroll in courses at R2i2?

Talk with our school counselor to make your R2i2 course requests along with your course requests for your home school.

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Our Mission

The R2i2 Student Innovation Center’s mission is to foster individual student growth as an innovator within a safe environment by stimulating creativity, encouraging leadership, promoting teamwork, and building entrepreneurial skills while engaging the global community.

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Committed to developing “global citizens of tomorrow”...

Richland School District Two is dedicated to instilling 21st Century skills in students through future thinking courses & curriculum.

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Students from all five of the district’s high schools can take courses at the R2i2 Student Center,

including 3D Printing & Design, Next Energy Engineering, Culinary Arts: Pastry and Baking, Animation & B.E.A.T.S., Marketing and Social Media, and Apple App Development.

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Join the Innovation!

 Are you a current Richland 2 student?
 Are in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade or will be next school year?
 Are you ready to get hands-on experience innovating and gaining next level skills?

Then R2i2 is for you!

Not sure where to start? How about with a fun, pop-culture related quiz that can help you identify what your favorite course at R2i2 might be. Click below to get started.

Clean Energy Systems 1

This course exposes students to three sources of renewable energy: wind, solar and biofuels.

Clean Energy Applications 2

This course builds on the foundation of Course 1 and introduces nuclear power, bioenergy, fuel cells, geothermal power, water power, AC/DC power generation, heat transfer and the laws of thermodynamics.

Engineering Technology Foundations

This problem-based course introduces the student to fundamental concepts of electrical, mechanical, thermal, fluids, optical, and material systems to engineering technology.

Mechanical Design 1

The 3D Printing and Design I course at R2i2 will educate students on the use and application of CATIA V.5: a multi-platform computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)/computer-aided engineering (CAE) software suite.

Mechanical Design 2

The 3D Printing and Design II course at R2i2 will advance student competency in the use and application of CATIA: a multi-platform computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)/computer-aided engineering (CAE) software suite.

Print Reading and Sketching

This course covers the interpretation of basic engineering drawings and sketching techniques for making multi-view pictorial representations.

Intermediate CAD Applications

This course builds on the fundamentals of computer-aided drafting and includes such concepts as 3D modeling and user interface customization.

Computer Programming 1: “Apple Application Development”

Students will learn the Swift programming language and the Application Programming interface (API) to write their own Applications for use on iPhone and iPad.

Computer Programming 1: “App Development Using Python”

Students will dive into the fundamentals of programming concepts while learning text based coding using Python.

AP Computer Science Principles

The Develop in Swift AP CS Principles course helps students build a foundation in programming using Swift—a powerful and intuitive open source programming language designed by Apple—while preparing them for the AP Computer Science Principles Exam.

Baking and Pastry

Baking and Pastry for secondary students is a course that provides students an opportunity to develop foundational skills needed for a seamless transition to a postsecondary program, workforce, or military.

Social Media and Business

This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution.


This course covers an intro to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution.

Animation and B.E.A.T.S.

Animation & B.E.A.T.S (Beginning Engineering in Audio Technology & Sound) is a unique course which brings together two universally powerful tools for communication, creativity and entertainment.

Industrial Technology Education 1

This survey course is an introduction to the principles of design. Students will become competent in several types of design software: Computer-Aided Design, Graphic Design, Architectural Design, & Fashion Design.

Student Innovation Challenge


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