Robert Owens


Robert Owens

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I am a US Navy Vet.  I served for 11 years.  I have been teaching for 9 1/2 years.  I was a teacher at Enchanted Hills for 6 and 1/2 years.  This is my fourth year here at Rio Rancho Middle School.   I am the 8th grade volleyball coach, girls basketball coach and the softball coach.  
Please see my calendar for updates in the classroom.

What to do when my child is absent:
Please check my calendar for updates and missed work.
Google Classroom is also a good resource.

Dear Parents: If you have not received any e-mails from me or from the school, please check PowerSchool and make sure that your e-mail address(es) is/are correct. 

Distance Learning Classroom Expectations: 

Distance Learning for Q4 Classroom Expectations
During this time of at-home Distance Learning, our school will be online. In our classes, I will try to use apps that we are already familiar with. This will be very similar to what you are already accustomed to in your English Class.
.  I will post assignments daily, by 8:00am. These assignments will be similar to what you have already done. Assignment..  Due to daily time restraints, we will skip Warmups.  Everything will be posted in Google Classroom.  All assignments will be graded and go into PowerSchool. Assignments that are missing will have the “M” symbol in PowerSchool. Zeroes can be entered in PowerSchool, but if a student makes up the Q4 assignment, the grade will be changed.  Students will be able to post comments publicly within Google Classroom.  I will do a daily check-in with Google Classroom, .  I will have daily office hours, from 8 to 9:30 and 6 to 7:30 pm  where I will be in front of the computer, checking Google Classroom and e-mail.  Assignments will still have a due date. Late assignments within a week of the due date will still be accepted, however. (Just like in Q3). I will also still accept assignments from the week of March 9-13 without penalty.  We will be using Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Sites) for our assignments.  If I notice students are not completing their assignments, I will contact parents via e-mail.  I will follow students’ IEP’s/504’s to the best of my ability.  I will have makeup opportunities for students that had a D or F for the Q3 grading period. This will be IN ADDITION TO Q4 work.  And above all else, I will try to have a positive outlook