Politics in the classroom get a low grade

By Lnn Moncus Some of us have been following the grade-changing incident in the large city in our state and have hoped that many people will be made aware of what can happen when politics get in the way of education. Having endured a similar experience while teaching down south, I have been particularly interested […]

7-8th graders take 4th at NAYS event

By QCS Staff The seventh and eighth grade girls from Tucumcari placed fourth Saturday in the eighth grade division of the annual North American Youth Sports basketball tournament held in Albuquerque. The first game was lost against the Raptors, the second game was won against the Lady Eagles and the third game was lost against […]

Spellers get set for bee

By Mickey Winfield Letters and syllables will be flying across the Clovis Community College stage Saturday morning in the 2007 Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico Regional Spelling Bee. Three dozen participants representing schools in Roosevelt, Quay and Curry counties ranging in age from 8 to 14, will compete for a trip to the National Spelling […]

02-03-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Boy, when is the weather going to get better? I feel like a hermit or like I’m living in Greenland. The new 2007 Golf Schedule is ready and I have some take home copies to stick on the fridge. Stop by and get your 2007 golf schedule and a USGA Rule of […]

House honor roll: fall 2005

Disclosure Statement: The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A Honor Roll Seniors: Cara Hendrickson and Joe Ben Snipes. Juniors: Sara Lee. Sophomores: Sarah Sparks. Ninth grade: DeeAnna Henson. Third and fourth grade: […]

12/24 Scoreboard

Note: The Quay County Sun invites county coaches to call in scores to 461-1952 and/or to place them on nmact.org so they can be printed. Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers basketball Nov. 29 — Elida, JV, VB & G, away Tucumcari VB lost to Elida 51-54 Tucumcari VG lost to Elida 29-42 Dec. 2 […]

12/17 Scoreboard

Sports quote of the week: “We’re not a me team, we’re a we team.” -Logan Boys’ Coach Billy Burns when asked to name his top two scorers. ___ Note: The Quay County Sun invites county coaches to call in scores to 461-1952 and/or to place them on nmact.org so they can be printed. Tucumcari Tucumcari […]

Country rocks plant world

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School senior Nikki Harman found southwestern folks aren’t the only ones who thrive on country music. Plants like it, too, she said, as her award-winning science experiment found bushy bean plants subjected to the twangy tunes grew better than those that listened to other types of music. Harman’s other […]

11/26 Honor roll

Disclosure Statement: The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Honor Roll Tucumcari High School “A” Honor Roll: Seniors: Clay Beevers and Shane Vigil Juniors: None listed. Sophomores: Ariel Crocker, Andre DeBord, Bryce Kirby, […]

Perfect attendance awards

Perfect attendance Here is a partial list of Tucumcari Elementary School students who achieved perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks of the 2004-2005 school year. (Some students are not listed because of parents’ privacy concerns.): Preschool Mrs. Bowen — Cheyenne Horne, Rod Dunlap, Xavier Garcia, Sam Nemrow, Caleb Nemrow, Gavin Pate. Mrs. Buxton — […]