Rio Rancho Public Schools and other city officials celebrated the grand opening for Shining Stars Preschool’s new location during Tuesday’s ribbon cutting ceremony.

The new building is at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho, near the intersection of Loma Colorado and Montezuma boulevards. The previous building was located near the intersection of Rockaway and Northern boulevards.

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Students gather for the grand opening ceremony at Shining Stars Preschool’s new location on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. The school’s new building is now at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho.

Rio Rancho Public Schools Superintendent Sue Cleveland speaks during the grand opening ceremony at Shining Stars Preschool’s new location on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. The school’s new building is now at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho.

Students gather for the grand opening ceremony at Shining Stars Preschool’s new location on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. The school’s new building is now at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho.

RRPS School Board President Amanda Galbraith speaks during the grand opening ceremony at Shining Stars Preschool’s new location on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. The school’s new building is now at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho.

Shining Stars Preschool Principal Kim Johns talks about the school’s amenities during the grand opening ceremony at the new location on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. The school’s new building is now at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho.

Shining Stars Preschool Principal Kim Johns, RRPS School Board President Amanda Galbraith and Rio Rancho Mayor Gregg Hull prepare to cut the ribbon during the grand opening ceremony at Shining Stars Preschool’s new location on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. The school’s new building is now at 2100 Lionel Street NE in northwest Rio Rancho.
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Photos by Rio Rancho Observer staff writer Matt Hollinshead.

Matt Hollinshead | Staff writer