RRPS is now offering a new COVID-19 testing site for our students and staff. Learn more at: https://www.rrps.net/page/covid-testing
8 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
COVID-19 testing for students and staff.
Join us for a free online Parent University class all about the dangers of e-cigs and what you can do as a parent or guardian to keep your children away safe. Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m., streaming live on our YouTube Channel. Learn more at: https://www.rrps.net/page/parent-university
14 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
The Dangers of E-Cigs
It's World Teachers' Day! Let's thank a teacher today for making a positive impact on our lives and the lives of our children.
21 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
The words "Thank You Teacher" written on a chalkboard
Did you know that we have award-winning Fine Arts programs within Rio Rancho Public Schools? That's right, our programs have been winning awards for years! Check out this great short video with more: https://youtu.be/2vryBNJNGaY
25 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
Did you know?
RRPS is hosting a Job Fair on Oct. 6 from 5-6pm in our District Training Center located at 500 Laser Road. Applicants can come and apply in person and receive assistance with the application process. Those applying for custodian, bus driver, bus attendant, EAs and substitute teacher positions may be interviewed on site. So bring a photo ID and come ready to interview!
26 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
Job fair Oct. 6 from 5 to 6 pm
CLASSES RESUME TUES, SEPT 28: While we made a note in our message to RRPS families yesterday that we would be ready to welcome students back on Tuesday, we wanted to confirm with you that the fiber optic circuit has been repaired and our internet and software/systems necessary to run a safe school district are fully functional. All schools will operate per their normal schedules for tomorrow and we look forward to seeing our students back in classrooms.
28 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
See you tomorrow, Sept. 28
Did you know that our Career Technical Education (CTE) offers over 20 different programs for students, leading to more than 60 possible career paths? That's right, our CTE programs are ready to offer a world of possibility to middle and high school students. We also offer dual-credit programs through CTE! Learn about the many opportunities available through CTE at: https://cte.rrps.net/o/cte
29 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
Career Technical Education: Which road will you take towards more than 60 career paths?
SCHOOL CLOSED SEPT. 27: Rio Rancho Public Schools is canceling school for all schools (including SpaRRk Academy and Rio Rancho Cyber Academy) tomorrow, Monday, September 27. The SAFE Program will also be canceled. Athletics activities will continue as planned. Sunday Evening, Rio Rancho Public Schools administration was notified that due to a damaged fiber optic circuit near Rainbow Boulevard, we will not have access to the internet district-wide for tomorrow, Sept. 27. While we could continue to hold classes, meals, etc., this outage impacts some of our core systems within the RRPS network, many of which impact the safety of our schools and student transportation. Therefore, we feel that the safest option at this time is to cancel school.
29 days ago, RRPS Communications Office
School Closed
Did you know that within Rio Rancho Public Schools, we have a recorded 23 different languages spoken by our students? That's right, 23! The languages identified as spoken by students in the district include: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese), English, Farsi (Persian), French, German, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Keres, Korean, Laotian (Lao), Navajo, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tewa, Towa, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Zuni.
about 1 month ago, RRPS Communications Office
There are 23 languages spoken by students in the district.
Need to locate a COVID-19 testing site? Testing sites are available throughout the state and COVID-19 testing should be accessed through these designated NMDOH testing sites, not through an urgent care or emergency room. Find a testing location near you, please visit the New Mexico Department of Health at https://cv.nmhealth.org/public-health-screening-and-testing
about 2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Find a COVID-19 Testing Site
Want peace of mind for your child's school issued device? We have a new school device insurance program that can help you cover the cost of a lost or damaged school computers of or other tech devices. Just $22 per device. Learn more at https://sites.google.com/rrps.net/onlineeducationalresources/home
about 2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
School Device Insurance Coverage for just $22 a year
As part of mask requirements and enforcement, Rio Rancho Public Schools is must provide our school community with notice of our updated discipline matrices by September 8. Our student discipline matrices have been updated to reflect the discipline process for students who refuse to wear a face mask while in school, when required. The updates describe the consequences for violating mask-wearing requirements. Read through the updated discipline matrix at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18owCKDYVsFij5KoepoA3pvUdpdBAYA9v/view
about 2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Discipline Matrix - Mask Addendum
Due to the holiday yesterday, the Food Services Department will be handing out four days of Grab-n-Go meals today (Sept. 7) at Lincoln Middle School and Mountain View Middle School from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. They will not be doing meal distribution tomorrow. Regular Monday and Wednesday grab-n-go meal distribution will resume next week on the September 13. Anyone unable to pick up this week's grab-n-go meals today, should call our Food Services Department at (505) 938-0385 to request alternate arrangements.
about 2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
RRPS is actively recruiting to fill open bus driver, bus attendant, custodian, EA, substitute teacher and food service positions. Apply and interview for these openings at a Sept. 8 job fair event from 4:30 to 6:30pm at our Transportation Center (821 Moccasin Dr NE, Rio Rancho). Learn more at: https://rioranchonm.sites.thrillshare.com/article/525653
about 2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Job fair Sept. 8 from 4:30 to 6:30pm
Did you miss last night's Parent University Class about Student Meals? No need to worry, we've posted the recording on our website and YouTube channel. Click the link below to see what you missed and learn about our Food Services, nutrition requirements, made-from-scratch recipes and more from our new school meal vendor Southwest Foodservice Excellence. https://youtu.be/elgilq6EFBo
2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Don't forget about Parent University Class Recordings
Join us for the first Parent University online webinar all about student meal services and our Food Services Department. During this informative session, with a live Q&A session, you'll learn about the requirements for all of our school meals, how our new food services vendor sources products, how we create menus, free meals for all students this year and so much more! Our panel of experts from our Food Services Department and vendor Southwest Foodservice Excellence will give a short presentation and then will take your questions live as we stream this event on our YouTube channel. Thursday, Aug. 19 5:30 to 7 p.m. Streaming live on our YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/RioRanchoPublicSchools-RRPS Questions from the public should be entered into the chat box in YouTube once the online webinar begins
2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Child holding a school lunch tray with the words "Student Meals"
If you'd like more details on how the voluntary student surveillance testing program will work within RRPS, check out the School Reentry Updates web page at https://www.rrps.net/page/student-surveillance-testing
2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Image of girl being tested for COVID-19 with the words "Student Surveillance Testing"
Do you need assistance with student WiFi support? The Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit can assist. With this benefit, you could be eligible to receive up to $50 a month towards broadband service. Apply to see if you qualify at www.GetEmergencyBroadband.org. Application approvals take only a few minutes! Need assistance applying? Contact NM Student Connect at www.nmstudentconnect.org or call 1-888-723-4505. Assistance is available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. #RRPSignites
2 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Student WiFi Support with image of three students reading
Rio Rancho Public Schools will offer free grab-n-go student lunches for students who are virtual this school year at our SpaRRk Academy, Rio Rancho Cyber Academy and other schools. Starting August 9, Rio Rancho Public Schools will provide curbside grab-n-go meal pickup at Mountain View Middle School and Lincoln Middle School. For full details visit: https://www.rrps.net/page/food-services
3 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
Virtual Student Grab-n-Go Lunches
Last night, the Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education decided on masking rules for the 21-22 School Year for RRPS students in middle and high school. Learn more or request your secondary student's Mask Pass at: https://www.rrps.net/page/school-reentry-updates #RRPSignites
3 months ago, RRPS Communications Office
School Reentry Information for the 21-22 School Year