Cielo Azul Elementary Announcements
Author Visit for Grades 3 and 4
Attention parents of 3rd and 4th grade students:
We have some exciting news!  We have been able to schedule a fun author's visit from the authors of the "Shivers" book series for 3rd and 4th grade students on May 9th.  If you would like to pre-purchase any of these books before the visit, you may use the order form below.
Shivers Order Form

Upcoming Promotion Ceremonies
Attention Cielo Azul Parents of 5th Graders and Kindergarten:
Our 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony is scheduled for May 13th at 9:30 a.m. in the gym.  Our Kindergarten teachers will also be holding independent graduation ceremonies in their classrooms on different days and times.  Please be sure to check for teacher newsletters as well as teacher websites for upcoming information.

Pop Tabs Collection
Thank you to everyone who collected soda tabs throughout the year. Cielo Azul donated 53 pounds of tabs to help support Ronald McDonald House Charities! We will continue to collect tabs next year, so please keep saving them.
 
Cielo Azul "Kiln It" Fundraiser
Inline image 2From now through May 15th, Cielo Azul Elementary will receive $2.00 for every piece of artwork created at the Kiln It studio ($10.00 min. project).  “Kiln it” is a paint your own pottery and art studio that offers people of all ages the opportunity to explore their creative side by painting pottery, creating mosaics, and more!

Bring in the flyer that was sent home with your students, or mention “Cielo Azul Elementary” when checking in.
Location:  5740 Night Whisper Rd NW 
Contact:  kilnitnm@gmail.com      (505) 433-8969

Register Now for Run for the Zoo!
Represent Cielo Azul at Run for the Zoo on Sunday, May 1st!  Registration forms are available from Coach Sanchez or Coach Betty, and forms and money are due by Wednesday, March 23. You can also register online and use the code CAERUN. There are a variety of distances to choose from including a 1 mile fun walk/run, 5K untimed fun run, 5K timed run, 10K timed run, and a half marathon.  Please contact our Cielo Azul P.E. coaches for more information.
Love and Logic Parenting Class
Love and Logic parenting classes are available for parents wanting to develop additional skills to raise children who grow to be respectful and responsible adults.  Classes begin on April 7th and will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Colinas del Norte Elementary School. Please click below for more information on course fees, dates, and registration information.
Love and Logic Flyer
Pickle Sales to Help Support PBIS
Pickles will be sold every Thursday to support the Cielo Azul Elementary PBIS Program.  Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) is a program supported by the New Mexico Department of Education and Rio Rancho Public Schools to promote and maximize academic achievement and behavioral competence. Pickles will cost $1.00 and will be on sale at lunch recess for every grade level.
Countdown to PARCC
A new, online tool at greatschools.org provides families with valuable information for using PARCC data to support learning at home.  Click below to read the latest PARCC newsletter with more information!  (PARCC testing occurs in April this year.)
Countdown to PARCC Newsletter
Type to Learn Available For Home Use
Many of our students in grades 3-5 have been practicing their typing skills with a program we purchased called Type to Learn 4.  The good news is that this program is available to use on your home computers! If you are interested in providing this typing practice software for your child, please click on the information below for instructions on downloading the program. Students will need to have their login information provided by their teacher.

Type to Learn 4 Installation Instructions
OASIS TUTORING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!
Calling all grandmas, grandpas, aunts, uncles, or any interested, caring "older" (50 years+) adults to help students at Rio Rancho Elementary Schools with their reading and literacy needs!  Please click on the flyer for more information about how to register to become an Oasis Tutor for our students.  Oasis Tutoring Program Flyer
CAE Has a New Parent Volunteer Web Page!
Attention all CAE Parents!  Cielo Azul has a new "Volunteer Team" web page for parents!  This page will be updated with important information on all of the upcoming CAE events and provides details of opportunities to volunteer at our school.  You can access the page with the link below, or click on "Community and Clubs" from the left side menu.  Be sure to click on "Join this Fusion Page" to become a subscriber of this page.
Click Here to go to the CAE Volunteer Team Page
Click here to access the district volunteer application page
Campbell's Labels for Education
Campbell's Labels for Education is a program that helps schools obtain free educational merchandise in exchange for proofs of purchase collected from eligible Campbell brands.  You can help our school by saving and forwarding proofs of purchase which we can redeem for FREE merchandise such as physical education equipment, musical instruments, library books, etc. from the Labels for Education catalog.
Please clip Labels for Education proofs of purchase and send to school with your student. They will be collected at the front office and submitted to Labels for Education throughout the year. Thank you for supporting the program and our school!

Cielo Azul Lunch and Recess Schedule 2015-2016
Kids Pulling for Kids Project
Cielo Azul is once again participating in Kids Pulling for Kids, a service project to help our local Ronald McDonald House. Please save any pull tabs from drinks, soup cans or pet food cans and have your child bring them to school. The tabs are taken to a local recycler and 100% of the money goes to the Ronald McDonald House. Last year, Cielo Azul turned in 23 pounds of tabs and we’d like to see that number grow even larger this year! We will keep you updated as we turn them in throughout the year. Thanks for your help!

Have you heard the buzz lately about PBIS?
Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) is a program supported by the New Mexico Department of Education and Rio Rancho Public Schools to promote and maximize academic achievement and behavioral competence. It is also our Cielo Azul school-wide strategy for helping all students achieve important social and learning goals.

Please click the link below to view our Counselor's Web Page to learn all about this wonderful program!
Counselor's Web Page

⇒Important Links...
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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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