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Thank you for sending your child to Red Mountain.  On this page you will find links to documents and websites that you may find helpful and interesting.  Parents often ask, "What can I do to help my child succeed?" The study of language is made much easier through constant exposure to language and ideas, so please encourage reading, discussion, writing, and exposure to music and art.

 

School schedule - Class time means learning time (new schedule starting August 2016!)

Mesa Public Schools Parents' portal - Online access to student grades

AVID - Information about the Advancement Via Individual Determination program

College & Career Standards - Arizona Department of Education's guide to the Standards 


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Resources your child (and you) might enjoy!

Reading and Writing

Mesa Library - Online resources for your local library

Library of Congress - Amazing website featuring the treasures of the written word and online reading of several classics

A & E's Biography - Bios and videos about the fascinating figures of history.  Need to research an author, a statesman, a scientist, a composer?  They're probably on this site!

Owl: Purdue English Online Writing Lab - Treasure of online writing tips and models for students of all ages

Read, Write, Think  - Great place to pick up graphic organizers or draft letters (see their Letter Generator)

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Resources your child (and you) might enjoy!

Art and Music

National Gallery of Art - Located in Washington D.C., the NGA "serve(s) the United States of America by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible professional and scholarly standards."

Phoenix Art Museum -  Located in our own backyard, the museum  houses an "outstanding collection of more than 17,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design. Visitors can also enjoy PhxArtKids an interactive space for children."

The Louvre - Mrs. Martin's favorite!  An art lover's mecca, the Louvre is home to some of the world's greatest treasures including the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and countless pieces from antiquity. Check out their link called "Learning About Art."  And, yes...the site is in English!

1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die - One in the series called "1,000 Things..."  This website features a "listener's life list" to challenge our ideas about the world of music.  Everything from classical to rock, jazz to country...with suggestions and ideas about what makes each piece a must listen.