Club makes it to top 10 in Science Bowl

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School Science Club finished eight at recent Science Bowl in Albuquerque. Thirty-four teams from across New Mexico competed at the Math and Science Academy on Feb. as part of the New Mexico Science Bowl. The competition quizzes competitors in the areas of general science, earth science, math, astronomy, biology, […]

Earth Day activities coming up

Earth Day activities plan … School children and the community will have a host of activities to attend on Earth Day, April 26, at the Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom on 11th Street. Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. All are invited to come. A highlight of the day’s events beginning at 8 […]

Time on earth always short

Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. James 4:14 Last week I did something I never did before. Ever. It is also something I hope to never do again in my lifetime. […]

Despite gravity we aspire to the heights

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist The natural law of gravity holds the solar system together. The moon orbits the earth because of their mutual gravitational attraction. The moon’s gravity causes tidal changes on earth but it isn’t great enough to lift a feather because earth’s gravity keeps things on earth. Gravity also is […]

Students learn about planet

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom was the place, and Thursday was the time for elementary students to get to know their planet. Tucumcari Elementary and Tucumcari Middle School students spent Thursday learning during the schools’ annual Earth Day event. Earth Day was officially April 22, a Saturday, so the following […]

Tucumcari students honor Earth Day

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Lessons about how to purify water with duck feathers and what a rattlesnake skin feels like, may not be regular classroom lessons. But Tucumcari Elementary School students spent Friday at their outdoor classroom learning lessons like these — about planet Earth and it’s inhabitants. Students spent time at eight […]

Easter reminds of God’s gift

Debra Whittington “The Lord is risen indeed…” Luke 24:34 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long suffering to us-ward, […]

Earth Day proves hit

TV Hagenah Over 500 Tucumcari Elementary School children took part in Earth Day Thursday at the school district’s “Outdoor Classroom.” The students went to the green expanse just north of the elementary school campus and learned about a variety of outdoor related subjects set up at six different stations spread across the western quarter of […]

Take the focus off ourselves

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: […]