Meeting with Tucumcari principal on leave canceled

QC Sun staff Thursday’s meeting related to Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo has been canceled, school officials announced Monday. The Tucumcari school board had scheduled the meeting at Castillo’s request. It was not immediately clear who asked the meeting be canceled. Castillo has been on paid administrative leave since Nov. 11, following allegations of […]

Mesalands officials aim to boost student involvement with dodgeball event

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than three dozen students at Mesalands Community College competed Tuesday in the first of what is hoped to be an annual dodgeball tournament. “This is one of the first activities planned by the student council,” said Brooke Ramirez, student council president. Ramirez said she was happy with the […]

Rotary Club offers scholarship

QCS staff For the second year the Tucumcari Rotary Club has created a continuing education scholarship for the youth of Quay County from funds generated by the Annual Air show. This program demonstrates the Rotary Club’s concern for the development of our youth. One graduating senior from each high school in Quay County — Tucumcari, […]

3-17 Tucumcari Middle School honor rolls

Tucumcari Middle School Honor Roll for the third nine weeks. Gold Honor Roll Sixth grade Andreas Anaya Ashlee Bradley Cellisha Martinez Seventh Grade Laura Evans Taylor Hayes Crystal Henandez Rosario Lucero Shayan Patel Alicia Sanchez Christopher Sandoval Mercedes Vega Eighth grade Daisy Acosta Anisha Bhakta Merissa Cooper Caitlin Elebario Vincent Grap Kassandra Lamm Carlos Marquez […]

School menus

TucumcariThursdayBreakfast: Cinnamon glazed French toast, apples, milkLunch: Pepperoni pizza, garden salad with ranch dressing, fruited Jell-o, milk.MondayBreakfast: Oatmeal, whole wheat toast, apricots, milkLunch: Chicken nuggets with mashed potatoes, gravy, whole-wheat roll, peaches, milk.TuesdayBreakfast: Egg, cheese, English muffin, apple juice, milk.Lunch: Barbecue pork ribs, potato salad, baked beans, sliced pears, milk.WednesdayBreakfast: Breakfast burrito with salsa, orange […]

ON THE SHELVES

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Honor Roll

Tucumcari Middle SchoolGold Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)First nine weeks 2009-2010Sixth grade: Ashlee Bradley, Cellisha MartinezSeventh grade: Karely Acosta, Kevin Blea, Laura Evans, Taylor Hayes, Shayan Patel, Chris Sandoval, D’Ontee SandovalEighth grade: Ashley Apodaca, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Grap, Kassi Lamm, Brandy Olivas, Olana Romero, Joseph Schallert.Source: Tucumcari Middle School

Students rewarded for meeting AYP standards

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Teachers, staff and school administrators for Tucumcari Middle School held a picnic lunch for the students on Friday, honoring them for a third consecutive year of meeting New Mexico’s Annual Yearly Progress standards. “It was no surprise,” said Principal Roberta Segura. “The students work very hard and did such […]

Aug. 12 — school menus

Tucumcari Monday Breakfast: French toast sticks, blueberries, juice, milk Lunch: Cheeseburger, French fries, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, juice, milk Lunch: Tacos, beans, salsa, apples, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Sausage and cheese biscuit, juice, milk Lunch: Baked chicken patty, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll, grapes, milk. Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice, milk Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad, […]

Mesalands board approves strategic plan

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The Meslands Community College’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a four-year strategic plan outlining the college’s tactical goals for 2009-2013. The plan was presented to the trustees by Ken Brashear, Meslands’ coordinator of institutional and enrollment data. Brashear said the college has completed four strategic plans and that […]