District-Wide Announcements
Coming Soon: Acts of Kindness Day!
It's all about creating a kinder Rio Rancho and combating bullying in our schools!  Rio Rancho Public Schools and the City of Rio Rancho's third annual Acts of Kindness Day is coming up April 11!  Find out about this fun and educational family event here!
2014-15 Calendar Update
It has been determined that our students will meet and exceed the state’s required number of instructional hours for the 2014-15 school year without our having to schedule a make-up day for the February 27 "snow day."  The school year is still scheduled to end as planned on Friday, May 22.
RRPS Saves Energy!
Since 2008, The EnerG3 Project at RRPS has been actively reducing our energy consumption and raising awareness of the environmental impact of our operational processes. Thanks to the NM Gas Company, we partnered with CLEAResult to gather data to share with the RRPS community. Please click here to read our newest Energy Benchmarking Report (3MB).
2015-16 School Calendar
The calendar for the 2015-16 school year has been approved by the RRPS Board of Education! View the full online calendar here, view all our calendars, or download these printable versions: District Instructional Calendar  //  List of Key Dates  
Important Information About PARCC Testing
Why is it important that your student take the PARCC tests?   Learn about the PARCC tests and find links to our updates, to practice tests, and much more here.
ESL Classes for Parents!
RRPS has partnered with Read West to offer ESL classes for parents!
Need or want to learn or improve your English? Join us for these classes at Rio Rancho Elementary or Colinas del Norte Elementary on Tuesdays from 6-8pm until May 11th!  Click for details.
  • Ingles como segunda idioma, tutorías uno-a-uno para aprender inglés 
Haga clic aquí para ver todos los detalles.
Cleveland STORM Announcements and Events
2nd Annual NEXT LEVEL Summer Basketball Camp!
The Cleveland Girls’ Basketball Program will host their summer basketball camps during the weeks of June 1st – June 4th and June 15th – June 18th.  For more information and to register click on:  http://www.clevelandcamps.net.

If you have any questions please contact Coach Susan Kubala at 505-550-2523 or at skubala@rrps.net. 

PARCC Walk Out Statement

We understand that there is concern regarding the new PARCC assessments.  There are 4 key reasons you should participate and do your best for yourself and your school.
1.           First, Federal law requires the participation of all students.  Furthermore, the test is part of the NM state graduation testing requirements.  State rules require that students exhaust their opportunities to pass the SBA and/or PARCC before being allowed to move on to the Alternative Demonstration of Competency.  Therefore, if you do not participate in the PARCC testing, there is the potential for you to jeopardize the ability to obtain a high school diploma.  Schools do not have the ability to opt out of the assessment.
2.         Second, taking the test now gives you an opportunity to become familiar with taking an online test and allows you to do better the next time you take it.  This situation is similar to taking the ACT test.  Many students do better the second time they test which enhances their scores as they prepare for college and career.
3.         Third, we are proud of our school, our teachers, students and our reputation for excellence.   The federal law requires that 95% of our students participate in the assessment or our school grade will be dropped one letter grade.  We are an A school and have the highest graduation rate because of the hard work each day of students and staff.  Our reputation for high expectations and high student achievement impacts our community in many positive ways.
4.         Finally, we know in good conscience you would not want to distract others in the school who may share different views with any disruptive behavior.

We have received rumors of planned walk outs.  A decision to participate in a walk-out will result in an unexcused absence.  Our campuses have and continue to work on having a positive and respectful climate for everyone.  Therefore, under no circumstances will disruption or disorderly conduct be tolerated and such behavior will be addressed through the disciplinary matrix.  Students who choose to walk out must leave campus without disruption.   Students will be counted as “unexcused for the day” which means loss of credit for classes / work missed. 

In closing, the testing requirements stem from federal law.  The federal Congress is currently considering changes to the law (the ESEA act).  A productive way to voice your opinion about changing the testing requirements is to contact your federal representative and senators as well as the Secretary of Education, Hanna Skandera.
PARCC testing Begins on Monday, March 2nd

to see the March 2014-2015 PARCC schedule. 
CLICK HERE to see the April 2014-2015 PARCC schedule.
Annual Quality of Education Survey

This survey is designed to let you express your views about your child’s school and our school district.  There are no right or wrong answers.  We are only interested in what you think.  Your answers will remain confidential and will not be tied to you or your student. CLICK HERE to take the survey.

2015-2016 Program of Studies & Student Handbook
Storm Chasers

Storm Chasers are streaming games from High School Cube.  Access games from your computer or your phone. Simply go to highschoolcube.com and enter V. Sue Cleveland High School or click here. – Mrs. Galindo, Film/Video Production, Studio Broadcast, and Video/Audio Production.

Daily Announcements
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Take a Tour of Our School!
Here is a great student-created video about our amazing school!  Enjoy.... 

2014-2015 Bell Schedules

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for our regular bell schedule.

Parents of Special Education Students: Transition Competency Questionnaire
This questionnaire helps students determine how best to transition into the workforce after graduation. Students need to take to complete the questionnaire as soon as possible. Click here for details.

CHS SRO Report

Spring 2014 Issue
We’ve posted important updates regarding traffic enforcement and school fights that you may wish to learn more about.  Click here to read our current report.  Thank you.  Officer O'Lesky and Officer Mercer
Drivers Ed

Interested in taking Drivers Ed? 
Click here for more information!  ~ Coach L

Family Connection & Naviance

Naviance Family Connection
Naviance is a comprehensive web site that assists in managing the college and career exploration process. Students are able to complete personality and career inventories, build resumes and utilize PrepMe which is an ACT preparation tool. Naviance also allows students to complete their Next Step Plan to identify courses they plan on taking throughout their High School career.    
To log on to Naviance:  go to https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=clevelandhs; username is your student’s identification number; password is their birthday (ie. 01081998); to view their Next Step Plan click on the tab titled Courses then on Manage your Course Plan.

Login here.

•    Student Brochure (pdf)
•    User Name & Password (pdf)
•    Success Planning (pdf)
•    College Planning (pdf)
•    Career Planning (pdf)
•    Course Planning (pdf)

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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