Martin Luther King, Jr. Elem. Announcements
Reminder About Balloons on Busses
Dear MLK Families, It is important to remember that, even during holidays or other special occasions, that balloons of any kind are strictly forbidden on RRPS school busses. Please CLICK HERE for more information from the RRPS Student Transportation department.
Our readers' favorite fundraiser is coming up beginning this Friday, 11/9 through Friday 2/11! Students are encouraged to read each night (including this weekend) and ask for family and friends to sponsor them for the Read-a-Thon. Sponsors can pledge a per minute pledge or donate a chosen amount. Look for fliers and details coming home with your child very soon.
Spring PAWS Class Offerings Are Now Here!
The newest PAWS classes are now available for students to register. Students can join Science Club, Lego Club, Soccer, Trash to Treasures, and many more classes before or after school this spring. Classes start at only $45 for 10 one hour classes. CLICK HERE to see more at our MLK Clubs page.
Star Wars Family Fun Night
Star Wars Family Fun Night on 3/1, 6-8 pm in the MLK Cafeteria brought to you by Cabezon Orthodontics! Parents and children please join us for crafts, games, making chocolate light sabers, and lots more fun! The book fair will be open in the library so that you can purchase a book about your favorite Star Wars Episode. We hope to see you then!
Smiles for New Mexico Kids Mobile Dentistry at MLK
Attention Parents! Keep an eye out for a a SMILES form to allow your child to visit the dentist right here at school. What a great way to make sure your child has healthy teeth without even having to make an appointment or miss school or work. They will even fill cavities if necessary. SMILES for New Mexico Kids will be here at MLK 2/29-3/1.
Wanted: Gently Used MLK Spirit Wear
Do you have any MLK Spirit Wear that your child has grown out of? We are looking for some donations of gently used MLK Spirit Wear to give to students who do not have shirts for Fridays and special events. If you have any to donate, please bring your spirit items to the front office. Thank you!
Abbreviated Day Schedule
An abbreviated day begins two hours later than the regular schedule. Bus schedules are also delayed two hours. Listen to radio stations KOB AM, KOB FM, KRST, BIG-I or watch TV Channels 4, 7, or 13 for the most up-to-date information. You may also visit the RRPS Homepage. Notification is usually made by 5:30 a.m. Should the cancelation of school be necessary, notification is usually given by 7:30 a.m. Please avoid calling the school or the district office for this information. It is recommended that families plan for such emergency closures.
MLK Backpack Program
Attention MLK families. MLK has been invited to be part of Generous Hearts Mobile Food Pantry. Generous hearts has been helping families in the RRPS district for over 4 years. Every 3rd Wednesday of EVERY month, Generous Hearts distributes groceries to local families at no charge to them and is set up like a small farmers market. CLICK HERE for a backpack program application. For more information please contact Mrs. Stewart (School Counselor) at 892-2575 Ext: 560138