Graduates

Eastern New Mexico University Fourty-three students from the Clovis area are among the 346 graduation candidates at Eastern New Mexico University this spring. They are Amelia Fernandez Armenta, bachelor of fine arts in art with distinction, Vicki Babilonia, bachelor of business administration in marketing and business administration, Sarah Danyelle Barger, bachelor of science in political […]

Education Briefs 4/29

Teachers of the month honored The Clovis school board honored employees of the month for April at Tuesday evening’s board meeting. Those honored were: • Marshall Junior High — Larry Cloud, history teacher, and Diana McGhee, educational assistant. • Ranchvale Elementary — Carrie Rogers, third grade teacher, and Doris Sierra, custodian. • Sandia Elementary — […]

State students build Mars models

Fifth-graders from four school districts work to complete their habitats at Friday’s “Mars mission project” at Cannon Air Force Base. The students were at the base to learn how life on Mars might be in the future. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Five months […]

Education Calendar 4/22

Today • Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy “Spring Musical,” (grades 1,3,4) at 7 p.m. at Clovis Community College Town Hall. • Yucca Junior High Band Clinic from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the school band room. • Sandia Elementary “Spring Musical” (3,4) at 6:30 p.m. at the school gym. • La Casita Elementary lower grades “Spring […]

Honor rolls 4/11

Disclosure Statement The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Student qualification for Clovis Municipal Schools’ Honor Roll is decided, based on the following criteria: Elementary Schools: Two honor rolls will be created in […]

Curry County sheriff gives elementary students ‘valuable’ information

Reporter’s Notebook Curry County Sheriff Roger Hatcher spent Wednesday morning doing something he loves — speaking to third graders at Bella Vista Elementary about public safety. Hatcher said he visits different schools in Curry County each year to help educate young people about law enforcement, and works hard to teach children such things as the […]

Education calendar

Today • Ryan Sanders, 12, will discuss bow and arrow safety at a Zia Elementary assembly at 2 p.m. • First and second grade musical at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Highland Elementary gymnasium. Friday • Enchilada dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bella Vista Elementary. • Character counts assembly at 8 […]

Education Digest 3/11

Mesa Theater donated to Clovis Community College Thanks to the generosity of Lyle Walker, Kenneth Broad, Julian Bivins, and the Estate of Violet (Vi) Petty, the Mesa Theater has been donated to Clovis Community College. The theater will be named the Norman and Vi Petty Performing Arts Center and will be used as a venue […]

Education Calendar 3/11

Today • Gattis Junior High band elementary tour. • ENMU to present “My Fair Lady” at 7:30 p.m. • Williamson Evening Lectureship Panel, 7 p.m. at Buchanan Hall, music building at the ENMU campus. Friday • Marshal Junior High chorale elementary tour. • ENMU to present “My Fair Lady” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday • ENMU […]

Student: Experience key at spelling bee

Ryan Lengerich It just might be Jonathan Proctor’s year. The 13-year-old home-schooled eighth grader is representing the Clovis Area Home Educators in his third trip to the regional spelling bee Saturday at Clovis Community College. The winner will receive a trip to Washington to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. “The first time I […]

Education Calendar 3/4

Friday • Lincoln-Jackson breakfast with the Arts/Gifted and Talented Class Presents Fairy Tales. • Music and Young Children Workshop at Los Ninos Early Intervention Center. Time TBA. • Clovis High School sophomore and freshman dance at 8:30 p.m. Saturday • James Bickley Spring Program at Marshall Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. • Regional Spelling Bee at […]

Voters to decide city leaders, tax issue

By Jack King Clovis voters will select a mayor and four city commissioners and decide on a proposed quarter-percent gross-receipts tax increase on Tuesday. City officials have said funds generated by the tax increase would be used for acquisition, construction or improvement of water, wastewater or solid waste systems or facilities; acquisition, rehabilitation or improvement […]

‘Music Week’ begins

By Ryan Lengerich Janet Bernard studied music therapy in college, but said there weren’t enough jobs in the field. So she went back to school for her education degree. Now in her third year as Lincoln Jackson Elementary School music teacher, Bernard said she doesn’t regret the decision at all. “I love it because it […]

Education Calendar 2/19

Today • Highland Elementary spelling bee at 10 a.m. in the gym. • Sandia Elementary spelling bee. • CHS Musical “Oklahoma!” 7 p.m. at MJA. Friday • Barry Elementary spelling bee. • Cameo Elementary spelling bee, 9 a.m. • Black history celebration at Lincoln Jackson Arts Academy. • Parkview Elementary spelling bee. • CHS Musical […]

Education Digest 2/19

WTAMU holding Discover WT day CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s Office of Admissions invites all high school juniors and seniors and their families to attend Discover WT at 10 a.m. March 5 in the Hazel Kelley Wilson Alumni Banquet Facility. Students will have the opportunity to tour the campus, learn about different programs […]

Mills, Vernon Riley

Vernon Riley Mills Services: Have been held. Vernon Riley Mills, 88, of Albuquerque died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Woodmark Uptown Assisted Living Center in Albuquerque. He was born on Oct. 25, 1915, in Ranchvale, to William and Rosa Lane Mills. He began his career in administration as a teaching principal in Claude in 1937. […]

Education Calendar 2/12

Today > Family Bingo and Chocolate night, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Jackson Arts Academy. > Bingo for Books, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Los Ninos Early Intervention Center. > Family reading night at Parkview Elementary. Friday > Valentine’s Day dance at Yucca Junior High, 7 to 10 p.m. > Spelling Bee at 9 a.m. at […]

Education Calendar 2/5

Today > Yucca Junior High spelling bee will be held. > Kindergarten variety show at Barry Elementary > Sandia Winter Musical today and Friday at Sandia Gym at 6:30 p.m. Friday > Jump rope for heart assembly at Bella Vista Elementary > Staff Development day for various elementary schools. Saturday > Gattis Junior High, Marshall […]

Schools await bond funds

By CNJ Staff Clovis Public School district residents will find out this week if millions of dollars will be put forward for structural and technological improvements at schools districtwide. A special school bond election will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to decide whether the community will put forth $5 million in […]

Education Calendar 1/29

Today > Family Literacy Night — 5:30-7 p.m. > New Mexico High School — Comp exams will be held today at Clovis High School. Friday > A six-grade sale will be held at Cameo Elementary School. > Auditions for the Children’s Opera “Juan Verdades, The Man Who Could Not Tell a Lie,” will be held […]