Laura Evans named state FCCLA officer

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Tucumcari Middle School has a state Family, Career and Community Leaders of America officer who was elected in March. Laura Evans is an eighth-grader at Tucumcari Middle School and is also president of the FCCLA organization at the middle school. In addition, the middle school and high school have several students who qualified for national […]

FCCLA students prep for nationals

Russell Anglin Tucumcari High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America organization is raising funds for national competition this summer. It is also raising students’ levels of alertness throughout the school day. “We’ve been selling coffee for about half of the year,” freshman Sanda Garrett said. Coffee and smoothie sales are getting the four […]

FCCLA holds middle school food drive

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The Tucumcari Middle School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America has just finished its annual thanksgiving food drive. The middle school FCCLA sponsor, Mrs. Lamm, is very proud of how well the students responded, as they brought in 1,057 items to be donated to the Ministry of Hope. The FCCLA chapter runs […]

FCCLA middle schoolers teach third graders

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Russell Anglin Tucumcari Middle School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America organization concluded its series of healthy living classes Thursday. The middle school FCCLA students have been taking turns teaching Tucumcari Elementary School third graders about diet and exercise for the past five weeks as part of the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension […]

FCCLA wins at state, ready for nationals

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America earned several awards at the state competition at Albuquerque, and several students also qualified to compete in the FCCLA’s national competition this summer. The Tucumcari’s FCCLA chapter had 13 members who competed on Thursday and Friday at the state event. […]

FCCLÃ… gains awards at state

The Tucumcari Middle School and High School chapters of FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) did very well this year at their state meeting and competition, which was held March 13-15 in Albuquerque, according to a press release from the Tucumcari’s FCCLA chapter Nineteen students, 12 from the high school and seven from […]

FCCLA members learn to teach

William Thompson In a collaborative venture between New Mexico State University’s Extension Service and the Tucumcari High School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America, nine high school students will be teaching third graders about nutrition. The program, entitled, “Eat Smart, Play Hard,” involves three groups of three Tucucmari High School students that […]

FCCLA pair visit Chicago

TV Hagenah FCCLA state officer Maria Garcia of Tucumcari and the local FCCLA sponsor middle school instructor Jodie Lamm recently returned from Chicago where they attended the FCCLA National Leadership Meeting. “I thought it went extremely well,” said Lamm about the conference. “I learned quite a bit and I intend to be a bit more […]