Upcoming Events
 
District-Wide Announcements
Important Pre-Registration News!
PARENTS: Get ready for our new online registration system coming later this spring by creating and adding all your children to a PowerSchool parent account! Click here to find out how to do this now!  ALL parents must have a PowerSchool account with all their children added. Si quiere leer esta información en Español- prete aquí.

Acts of Kindness Event and Survey
Our annual Acts of Kindness Day takes aim at bullying and targets making Rio Rancho a better place to live!
--Learn more about the event here
--See a slideshow
--Take our survey to help us make the event even better!
2014-15 Calendar
The 2014-15 school calendar has been approved by the RRPS Board of Education.  Click here for a downloadable, printable list of key dates. You can also click here to view our complete online calendar that is populated with all of next year's important dates.

2014-15 Kindergarten Registration
Visit our kindergarten registration information portal for registration dates and times for all elementary schools and information about what information parents must provide when registering a student for kindergarten!

What's Happening in RRPS?
FREE Film Screening at the PAC
Water is essential for human life and well-being, and yet millions of people lack fresh water in many parts of the globe.

You are invited to a free film screening of FLOW: For Love of Water, on Friday, April 25th, at 7pm at the Rio Rancho High School Performing Arts Center Black Box.

 Join us to gain some water knowledge and a short discussion after the film to focus on our local drought and some solutions. Facts about water use worldwide.

NOTE: The first 75 people who attend this Friday's screening will receive a reusable Whole Foods Market Num Num bag, courtesy of the market at Wyoming and Academy!  Happy Earth Week!


Seeking Advisory School Council Candidates
Parents, staff members, and community members -- you're invited to help make your school a great place for kids to learn by participating on an Advisory School Council!  Members are chosen through an elective process and serve for a full school year.  Find out about our school councils and how to apply here! 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Supports Common Core
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has just released a video in support of the Common Core State Standards initiative. NSPRA is pleased that the business community expressed its belief in this important educational step forward.

The short video shares key messages about the Common Core delivered by classroom teachers, education leaders, business leaders, and politicians alike. It explains why the Common Core is a necessary and good attempt to better align education to the expectations of the business and collegiate communities.

RRPS Achieves 84% District Graduation Rate
The latest graduation rate data has been released by the state, and RRPS's districtwide average is the highest for any large district in the state.  Two of our high schools have graduation rates exceeding 90%!  Which ones?  Find out here!

K-3 Program at M. Cordova Elementary!
PARENTS:
Take advantage of this excellent opportunity for students from Maggie Cordova Elementary School to participate in 25 additional instructional days with the focus in literacy and math.  K-3 Plus is an early start of regular school; it is not a remedial program or summer schoolThis is open to all entering K-3 students living in the MCES boundary.

The program is free of charge and is intended to increase instructional time in kindergarten and the early grades to narrow the achievement gap and increase cognitive skills.  To participate your child must be entering Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, or 3rd grade in the upcoming school year and be a resident within the MCES boundary.
Click here to view the program details and applicationEnglish  |  Spanish.

Translation Services Available!
The Rio Rancho Public Schools offers free translation and interpretation services to parents for school related matters during the whole school year. If you wish to request an interpreter, please let the front office personnel know. You may contact Sofia Howerton, RRPS District Translation at 896-0667. Thank you!

Las Escuelas Públicas de Rio Rancho ofrecen servicios de traducción e interpretación gratuitos a los padres en asuntos relacionados con la escuela  durante todo el año escolar   Si desea solicitar un intérprete por favor hágaselo saber al personal de la escuela de su hijo. También puede comunicarse con Sofia Howerton, Traductora del Distrito de RRPS al 896-0667.
 
Gracias,
Federal, Bilingual and Native American Programs

Mission: Rio Rancho Public Schools is dedicated to graduating each student with an educational foundation for success as a responsible, ethical contributor to society.

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