The Santa Fe Public Schools wants to ensure each student has a device they can use both at school and at home for the upcoming school year and the first day of school for most students is Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Students in Pre-K and kindergarten will use iPads, students in grades 1 through 12 will use Chromebooks. There are just 3 days remaining for students to stop by the Technology Drive Thru to complete device exchanges or new device pickups. Today (08/12/2022): 9 AM to 5:30 PM Monday (08/15/2022): 9 AM to 5 PM Tuesday (08/16/2022): 9 AM to 5 PM The Technology Drive Thru is located at 2516 Cerrillos Road. The street to the Technology Department is next to the skate park on Camino Carlos Rey. - Students NEW to Santa Fe Public Schools should come to the Technology Drive Thru to pick up their new iPad or Chromebook. - Students who were in kindergarten last school year and will be in 1st grade this school year, need to exchange their iPad for a Chromebook. They must bring their iPad and charger for the exchange. - Students who will be in grades 2 through 9 this school year, need to exchange their old Chromebooks. They must bring their old Chromebook and charger for the exchange. - Returning students, who will be in grades 10 through 12, will NOT need to exchange their Chromebooks. On the day of device exchange or pickup, a parent/guardian must be in the vehicle with a valid driver’s license or other official photo ID along with your child's Santa Fe Public Schools Student ID Number. Please call 505-467-4357 should you have any questions. Please note that the Drive Thru will be closed each day from 1 to 2 PM. Additionally, the Drive Thru will shut down early in the event of inclement weather such as thunder, lightning for the safety of families and staff.
The Weekly Bulletin is BACK for the 2022-23 school year! View the August 12th bulletin: https://conta.cc/3QkZ8Ux
As we cross W Zia Road to leave ECO, we spot a huge playground next to Ragle Park at the base of a school. It's the Home of the Firebirds - Chaparral Elementary! Chaparral translates into Spanish as “place of the scrub oak.” Chaparral is a region where the shrub grows stretching from Oregon to Mexico and throughout parts of the southwestern U.S. Chaparral Elementary practices high standards and expects excellence in everything they do. They believe that everyone at Chaparral deserves to work, learn and play in a positive, kind environment. Staff is dedicated to students being engaged and supported in growing academically, socially and emotionally. Some of the programs, events, and sports the Firebirds offer include: --Cooking with Kids educates and empowers children and families to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning --Chaparral Student Council organizes and plans activities throughout the school year --The YMCA Program engages students with activities like cooking and crafts --The 21st Century Community Learning Center after-school program assists students with homework and computer skills, Monday through Thursday --A Green Team, which is focused on recycling --Music performances --Book Fair --Science Fair --Spelling Bee --A literacy/art night --Danza Chaparral (Spanish Dance Class) --Cheerleading --Basketball --Art Club As the students, parents and staff of Chaparral say: “Firebirds Just Don’t Fly, They Soar!
2022-23 Bus Routes are here! Check your students' school website to view the routes, or visit https://www.sfps.info/documents/departments/transportation/2022-2023-bus-routes/362057
SFPS is holding another COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Santa Fe High! August 11th, 1:30 - 5:30 PM at the Tony Roybal Gym Concourse. Sign up: https://goodtimes.vaccinenm.org/stay-ahead-nm/
The Board of Education is looking for your input on the redistricting of school board member boundaries! This is NOT the rezoning of schools, the change is only to the boundaries of school board members. Learn more: https://www.sfps.info/o/sfps/page/redistricting
Santa Fe Public Schools has so much to offer. Let us take you on a Journey Through SFPS. Over the next six weeks, we are going to travel across Santa Fe, making a stop every day at a destination (school) to show our voyagers (students) what makes each destination special. Come along for the journey, and Choose Your Adventure at Santa Fe Public Schools.
The new SFPS Weekly Bulletin is here! https://bit.ly/bulletin5-20
Wondering what the Air Quality Index is or where the smoke in the air is coming for? You can find out here: https://fire.airnow.gov/#
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY TO ALL MOMS!!! SFPS celebrates your tireless support, sacrifices, and love! We thank you!
The new SFPS Weekly Bulletin is here! https://conta.cc/3EZ6QyM
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Expecting an email from us but haven't gotten it? Check your Spam folder! Occasionally our PreK Lottery, K-12 Lottery and Registration emails end up in Spam folders, so make sure you double-check! If you need further help, call 467-4111!
SFPS will be submitting applications under ESEA Title I, II, III and Title IV, Part A programs this spring. We welcome community input on our application! Please participate in our brief survey or join us for a Zoom meeting April 19 @ 12 PM. More information can be found here: https://www.sfps.info/page/federal-programs
Do you have a teacher or educational support professional (ESP) that you can't stop talking about? Are they are just so exceptional, you want the world to know about them? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year or ESP of the Year! Nominations are accepted until April 25th. Nominate here: www.sfps.info/page/teacher-and-esp-of-the-year
The new SFPS Weekly Bulletin is here! https://bit.ly/bulletin4-8
School Library Month is the American Association of School Librarians' celebration of school librarians and school libraries! SFPS would like to recognize our friends at libraries, in the United States and abroad, for the work they do!
Join us on May 1st for the Inaugural SFPS Golf Tournament at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe! Teams are $500, individual player is $125. There will be lunch, awards and entertainment! Sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org