Honor rolls — March 21

Logan Seniors A honor roll Tait Avent Khaeden Cox Angelica Gonzales Ashley Lubera Holly Raines-Baxter Anastasia Schmitt Nicole Collins Cori Gore Zachary Perry Mikinze Remling

Mesalands hosting iron pour course

QCS staff report Mesalands Community College is hosting its annual iron pour 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Thirty-five students from at least eight different states will be coming to participate in a one-week course to create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art. “We have artists that not only return […]

Honor rolls —

San Jon All A’s Seventh Grade Marcelina Acosta Fifth Grade Andrew Erwin Leilani Guiterrez A/B Seniors Jenna Morris Ashlynn Myers Justin Pullen Sophomore Charlotte Young Eighth Grade Rylee Key Kevyn Thompson Seventh Grade Julee Alden Alexis Quintana Sixth Grade Alexxus Gallegos Brevin Stoner Jacob Thurman Fifth Grade Skyler Block Andy Cordova Anthony Lujan Fourth Grade […]

Yearbook staffers win awards

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari High yearbook staff decided to take a gamble on changing the layout and postponing the arrival to the fall for the 2011 yearbook. “Our biggest concern was that our fellow classmates were going to hate the new look,” said senior Dominic Lopez. Senior Isabel Herrera said the old layout was plain […]

Mesalands students earn scholarships to four-year schools

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College students Shelly Giannino and Alex Nielson have been selected to the 2012 All-State New Mexico Academic Team. This honor recognizes their commit-ment to academic excellence. Each student will receive renewable full-tuition scholarships for up to four consecutive semesters towards a bachelor’s degree at a New Mexico public university […]

Grant provides certificate program

Thomas Garcia A new 12-week program available at the North American Wind Research and Training Center will increase employment opportunities for those interested in wind energy studies. Jim Morgan, Director of the NAWRTC said Mesalands Community College is now offering an Occupational Certificate in Basic Wind Energy Technology. “The certification is tailored for workforce development,” […]

Honor rolls — Jan. 25

Tucumcari High School 4.0 or higher Seniors Sonam Bhakta Bethany Bishop Kirsten Dunlap Jacky Fang Michelle Fazekas Matthew Nemrow Heather Pacheco Courtney Sandy Kassidi Ulibarri Steve Urioste Rachel Welborn

Mesalands awarded grant for adult education program

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College was recently awarded the Integrated Basic Education Skills Training grant (I-BEST) sponsored by the Department of Education. The goal of this grant is to help Adult Basic Education (ABE) students succeed in college-level technical programs and complete post-secondary credentials in fields offering good wages and career development. Mesalands […]

Honor rolls — Jan. 18

Tucumcari Elementary First semester Third grade All A’s Anjelika Acosta Faith Berger Garrett Bollinger Dyson Clark Arissa Griego Natalie Hayes Ruben Hendren Jeffery Knox KelliAnne Lamm Allison Miller Justyne Portillo Martin Reyes Isabelle Robinson Adela Sena Jessica Sliger Mary Stanton Destiny Vigil A’s and B’s Tierra Bason Jesse Benavidez Daniel Chavarria Gabriel Chavez Mary Cryer […]

Local officials seek more information on state’s grading process

Thomas Garcia Results of the New Mexico Public Education Department’s new school grading system show all Quay County schools are passing yet have the administrations questioning how the data was compiled. On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez unveiled the preliminary, baseline grades for New Mexico’s schools based on a unique A-F School Grading Law that passed […]