District-Wide Announcements
It's That Time of Year!

Happy Autumn! It must be time for the Galloping Grace Youth Ranch Pumpkin Patch! Open from Saturday, Sept. 27 to Halloween, please come join in the educational and fun festivities. Click here for details!
Parents: Create your account on This Site
PARENTS: NOW is the time to create your account on this site so you can have immediate access to all your children's teachers, academic news, events and more. Please contact the Ed Tech at your child's school to get set up on the site. If you have questions, please read this announcement.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elem. Announcements
Support Haven House with Purple Ribbon Initiative Events
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. "Hands are for Holding, Not Hurting" Please CLICK HERE for information about some great events coming up this October including a Children's Fun Run/walk/play on 10/25, and the Mayor's Barbecue on 10/23. 
Red Ribbon Week
MLK will be participating in Red Ribbon Week for the week of October 20-24. Students will be participating in classroom activities to celebrate safe schools month by showing their support of anti-bullying, anti-drug/alcohol/tobacco use, and showing kindness with their school community. Check the calendar for themed days and be sure to ask your child about the door decorating competition and other activities during this week.  
Math Night at MLK
Come learn the “different ways” that your child is learning to add, subtract, multiply divide, and do word problems. The Math night gives families a chance to share in your child's mathematics instruction and learning, and is a great way to learn how to help your child at home. CLICK HERE for a flyer about this event. Looking forward to seeing our fabulous MLK families. 
UNM Study Opportunity for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Students
Attention third, fourth, and fifth grade students! UNM has chosen MLK to participate in a before and after school program to work on interpersonal skills, problem solving and team building. CLICK HERE to learn more about this exciting opportunity. 
Project Backpack
MLK has a program, called Project Backpack to help our families by providing food for children each weekend. If you are in need of a little help, please CLICK HERE to find out how to apply. We also need community members to donate supplies for the backpacks that are being sent home. Please CLICK HERE to find out more about donating to this worthy cause and help MLK families in their time of need. Thanks as always for being such a supportive community!
Make Your Voice Heard and Help MLK Get a Much Needed Sidewalk!
Dear MLK Community, We need your help. As many of you know, there is currently no sidewalk along Nicklaus to Chianti. Unfortunately, there is no date set for the city to add this sidewalk. Please consider contacting our city council representative, Shelby Smith at ssmith@ci.rio-rancho.nm.us​ to share your concerns about making this project a priority for the safety of our children here at MLK. Click here to visit the City of Rio Rancho web page. Thank you for your support!
Visitor Sign-In Policy at RRPS Schools
As many of you already know, we are now using a Raptor sign-in process at many RRPS schools including MLK. Please know that when any visitors and volunteers come to our school campus, they are required (without exception) to sign in and out of the building/campus in the front office. CLICK HERE for more information about this policy. Thank you all for helping to support our school in keeping our students safe. 
School Supply Lists for 2014!
PARENTS:  Please click a link below to open (pdf) the supply list for each grade for next year:

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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