Tolerance for bullying upsetting

By Geraldine Marquez: Guest columnist I woke up recently with a heavy heart, and shortly into my daily routine, our beautiful Tucumcari sunrise was covered by a looming rain cloud. I was watching the “Today” show. Meredith Vieira recited the story of a teenage girl severely beaten over a text message, and Vieira and the […]

Schools seek to combat bullying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nobody likes a bully, right? The Tucumcari Schools plan to do something about bullying that occurs on the playground as well as in cyberspace. They are developing an anti-bullying policy that’s required by the state’s Public Education and staff will go through 11 weeks of book study that will […]

Anti-bullying guidelines released in area

William Thompson The University of Colorado Anti-Bullying Project released information recently for parents and teachers designed to help them recognize bullying behavior in students and Tucumcari educators are taking note. According to the report, warning signs that a child may be suffering the effects of bullying include poor attendance, loss of appetite and poor sleeping […]