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!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Elem. Announcements
Volunteer Opportunity!
Calling all grandpas, grandmas, aunts, uncles, or any interested, caring “older” (50 years+) adults to help students at Rio Rancho Elementary Schools with their reading and literacy needs!!
 
The Albuquerque OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program has been involved in RR elementary schools for three years. This school year we have 24 tutors working with 30+ students on a one-to-one basis for one hour each week. We have tutors in all 10 elementary schools!!  Sessions occur during the school day, at the school, throughout the school year. Our goals are to promote literacy, build self-esteem, and positive attitudes towards learning through a mentoring relationship.
 
The program has been a HUGE success and teachers want MORE willing volunteers for next fall!  We provide everything you need to prepare lessons to motivate students with games and many other tools to help improve their skills. No teaching experience is required!
 
We will have a one-day, approximately 6.5-hour training session in Rio Rancho the last week of August, and are registering interested folks right now!  For more information, or to register for training, contact Mary Reed, OASIS Tutoring Coordinator, at 889-0927, or mreed@oasisnet.org

"Future Dreams" - MLK Career Awareness Day (May 2nd)
We are looking for volunteers to present or guest speak on their career choices for student K-5 on our Career Awareness Day. Please see the attached sign-up form to be completed and turned in by Friday, April 11th. If you have any questions about Career Day, Mrs. Stewarts contact information is also located on the attached form.

Make-a-Wish Foundation
Thank you to our wonderful staff at MLK who contributed to the Make-A-Wish Foundation through the Associated Students at RRHS! The Associated Students exceeded their goal of a $1,000 donation to this very special organization. We are proud to display their thank-you poster in our office.

New Visitor Check-in Procedures at RRPS Schools
Attention MLK families and friends. The sign-in and sign-out procedures at MLK have changed. Please be aware that when visitors, volunteers or contractors check-in, or parents come to pick up their student, they will be asked to present a valid government ID, usually a driver’s license. Please CLICK HERE for more information about this change. Thank you for your support and cooperation in keeping our school community safe.
Pack Your Lunch with Less Waste and Save Money
Attention, MLK families. We in RRPS love to teach our students about how to maintain our beautiful planet. One way you can help at home is to consider packing a Zero Waste Lunch.This can help reduce food waste while saving your family money too. Please CLICK HERE for more information about how to save money while participating in RRPS' Zero Waste Food challenge.
Come see the MLK PTSA Page
Our fabulous PTSA has many exciting events and important announcements to help you stay connected with your child's school. Please CLICK HERE to visit the MLK PTSA page.
Box Tops for Education

Please keep an eye out for Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education to help raise money for our school. Simply cut out the label or box top and send it in to your child's classroom. Classrooms with the most box tops each month will receive a prize for helping our school!

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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