Roadrunner Update

May 2022

A note from our principal, Dr. Ayala

The end of this school year is fast approaching and we have a lot of events coming up.

The students have had a lot of fun this year with the Valentines Dance, Fun Run, Easter Egg Hunt, Bowling Field Trip and now our Track and Field Day in May. We appreciate your support when you make donations and come to our events. Our children are still young and we need to make their experience in elementary school a good one! So, thank you for all of your help in making these events happen!


Next year, we will be focusing on academics with lots of enrichment activities incorporated into their learning. We want the children to have hands-on learning experiences such as gardening, science experiments, stargazing and more. Thank you for a great school year!

Looking Back on April...

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Upcoming Events in May...

Spring Musical - Dance Around the World on Tuesday, May 3rd

Grades Kindergarten to 4th will be preforming at 10 am for parents/families in the MT Cafeteria.

Spring musical - Shadow Puppet Show on Wednesday, May 4th

5th and 6th Grades will be putting on a Puppet Show at 2 pm for parents/families in the MT Library.

No School for Students - Staff Appreciation Day

PreK Open House May 10th

The Open House will be from 5 to 6pm

Career Day - May 13th

Students will have the opportunity to learn about various career choices.

May 18th - GHS Senior Walk Through

Graduating Seniors for Class of 2022 who attended Mt. Taylor will visit. We would like for all Mt. Taylor Students to wear red and black on this day.

Pre- K Track and Field - Friday, May 20th

Track and Field will be begin at 9:00am.

Kindergarten to 5th Grade Track and Field - Monday May 23rd

Kindergarten to 2nd Grade will be 8:30 to 10:30

3rd to 5th Grade will be 12:30 to 2:30

Parents are welcome!

Pre-K Graduation - Tuesday, May 24th

Graduation will be at 9:00am.

6th Grade Graduation - Wednesday, May 25th

School Wide BBQ - Thursday, May 26th

Students will enjoy hotdogs, chips, and a drink before yearbook signing party!

Pre-K

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Kindergarten

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1st Grade

Our 1st Grade has been busy finishing up the year and also hatching some baby chicks!!

Pictured is Mrs. M. Jaramillo's Class with their Chick Countdown Calendars๐Ÿฃ

2nd Grade

As the end of the year wraps up, we are working hard on building fluent readers that have a love for reading. Our students have been busy reading all types of genres of books in our school library. You can continue this love of reading through the summer by enrolling your child in the upcoming Grants Public Library Challenge when they offer it this summer. Thank you for entrusting us with your child, working with us this school year, and making it a great year for students.

Mrs. Munson, Mrs. Sanders, and Mrs. Tafoya

Mrs. Scott's 3rd Grade

Our class will be learning about the following topics:

Math- Preparing for End of the Year Testing; Q4 Testing; Scaled Graphs; Fluency; and end of the year review.

ELA- Preparing for End of the Year Testing; Q4 Testing; Comparative and Superlative Adjectives and Adverbs; Prefixes; Pronouns and Pronoun Antecedents; Dictionary Skills; and Writing Components.

Science- Weather and Climate; and Processes and Impacts of Natural Hazards; and Ecology.

Social Studies- Oceans; Geography; Civics/Government; and Economics.

Students should be studying their spelling words and reading for at least 20 minutes daily.

4th Grade

Congratulation's students in Ms. Parelta's Class who received awards in ELA and Math.

Math - Yanzhie Boquecosa, Juvia Garcia, Kacey Juanico

ELA - Yanzhie Boquecosa, Jacob Martinez, Dimas Roybal



6th Grade

We are proud to announce we will be having Sixth Grade Graduation on May 25th. We will include a ceremony, awards, BBQ, a slideshow, yearbook and signing. Parents are invited to the ceremony and awards that will be held on our lawn (by the drop off lane). Each student will be asked to donate a specific item to the BBQ. Please be looking out for that list coming soon.


We would like to thank all the parents who donated water, fruit, and ice to track and field. It was an exciting and fun day. Your donations made the day ever more special.


We will be walking to the middle school on May 5th. Please be sure that your student has comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen. Unfortunately parents are not able to join us as the students will be visiting live classes. Thank you for your support and understanding.


Finally, the sixth grade team is proud of the progress your students have made this year. We would like to thank you for sharing your student with us. This truly was a unique year.