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Raton District and Curriculum
The Raton Public School District is committed to providing all the children within the district which encompasses three elementary schools, one middle school, a high school and an alternative school with the educational tools they need to be successful as an adult. The district has implemented a rigorous curriculum at all levels to prepare students for both further education and for the workforce. In addition, the district encourages respect for cultural differences, and promotes the value of lifelong learning and independence of thought.
We currently cover the following Raton-area school district: Raton Public School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Raton District Curriculum
The Raton Public School District is in the process of implementing the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) approved by New Mexico for use in all public schools. In response to Common Core the district has implemented uninterrupted ninety minutes of structured instruction in math and reading. In English and Language Arts (ELA) students are introduced to reading material that is varied in nature including literature and informational text, fiction and nonfiction. In addition, students learn to develop skills of critical analysis, interpretation, and reading for evidence.
In Mathematics, the focus is on learning core skills of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, probability and proportional reasoning. The curriculum is progressive with students building on the math skills they learned the previous year. The goal is for students to be math literate by the time they graduate so that they can apply their skills to the workforce and in higher math.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Raton Educational News
- School Board News - The Raton Public School Board recently posted a notice that they are accepting letters of interest for applicants interested in applying for a vacant seat on the School Board. Robert Potter recently resigned his seat on the board due to family priorities. Mr. Potter has served on the Raton Public School Board since 2011. In a letter to the board, Mr. Potter stated that he had thoroughly enjoyed his time on the board and that he had learned a great deal about the educational system during the time he served.
- Raton School Grades - The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) recently announced the school grades for all public schools within the state of New Mexico. Most of the public schools within the Raton Public School District showed improvement with the exception of one elementary school based on student performance. Raton Middle School maintained its B grade while Columbian and Longfellow Elementary Schools and Raton High School improved from a C received last year to a B in 2013.
- Dance Team News - The Raton High School Tiger Dance Team recently attended the Universal Dance Association Team Flight Program held at the Doubletree Inn Hilton Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The team outdid itself bringing back multiple awards to their honor including the Most Improved Team Award, and Dance Coach Kelli Gabriele received the Coaches Leadership Award. The team was evaluated on individual skill level and team synchronization and execution of skills in jazz, pom, hip hop, kick, prop, novelty and lyric dance routines.
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Chalk Talk: The Gene Scene
The American Museum of Natural History is a major online resource for both children and adults. At Ology the museum’s science website for kids children can learn about all kinds of subjects including genetics. The genetics section called The Gene Scene provides games such as Around the World with DNA, Crack the DNA code, What makes you you and what makes me me, and a quiz game called A Nature and Nurture Walk in Mendel Park. Kids can also view real exhibits at the Museum online such as the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins where they can see highlights of exhibitions including Lucy the 3.18 million year old skeleton one of the most complete skeletons ever found of the early hominids and the Mural of Primate Evolution which details what life looked like through 50 million years of evolution.