Mountain View Teacher Earns Golden Apple
Science and robotics teacher Cheryl Kerby is one of seven middle school teachers statewide to receive this prestigious award. Here's more about the award, and the three other RRPS teachers who were recognized as finalists!
Getting Ready for PARCC Testing
PARENTS/STUDENTS: Get ready for the new achievement tests coming this spring!. Click here to to learn about the PARCC assessments, how they are different from the NMSBA, and how you and your student can be better prepared to succeed on the tests.
Parents: Questions about Eureka Math?
Have questions about how we are teaching math? Click here to get answers and tips for parents about the Eureka Math program and Common Core. Also, here is a great video that explains how we are teaching math differently, to help students THINK and solve problems with math, not just memorizing steps!
School Board Election Information
Both races are uncontested in the Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education election to be held Tuesday, February 3. Here's your guide to election and polling place information.
What's Happening in RRPS?
RRPS Named "District of Distinction"
This new national award -- only 49 districts nationwide were honored in 2014 -- recognizes districts for innovative programs that make a difference for kids. Find out about the award, the American Indian Summer Academy, and what makes it such a great experience for students.
NM Energy Efficiency Awareness Month
January is Energy Efficiency Awareness Month in RRPS! All 19 schools are raising awareness and taking action to reduce or eliminate waste on our campuses! Since January is resolution time, join us in making a resolution to be better stewards of our state's resources. View the Governor's Proclamation here. Click here to learn about RRPS partners.
May 3rd Seats & Eats Looking for a Band!
The Rio Rancho Education Foundation's annual Seats & Eats and More! event is looking for a BAND to perform at the May 3rd event! Click here for details.
Social Media Safety for Parents
If there's a hot new social media site or app on the scene, chances are your student will find it. Here's what you can do to help keep your student safe on sites and apps old and new.
RRPS Seeks Parent Input on Textbook Adoption
Every six years, the state of New Mexico and local school districts review textbooks and other instructional materials in order to adopt updated materials for use in classrooms. This year we will be adopting instructional materials for grades 9-12 English Language Arts, World Languages, and high school reading intervention to support our implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Interested in helping on an Adoption Committee? We'll have monthly meetings November through March. Click here for details.