State 4-H horse show results

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QCS Staff Over 30 youths ventured to Tucumcari to participate Friday and Saturday in the 2010 State 4-H Horse Show. Contestants began the day at 7 a.m., grooming their horses for the show, which featured both Western and English riding events. High Point Winners receiving saddles were Novice Abby Wilton of DeBaca County, Junior Rachel […]

Shots fired in Tucumcari

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QC Sun Staff Tucumcari police were investigating a shooting that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East High Street. Witnesses said no one was injured. Police were not immediately available for comment. Teresa Romero said she and her family heard several shots, and when they looked outside she saw her son, […]

High school students place seventh in state contest

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Special to QCS Mesalands Community College’s Dual Enrollment students Cole Cooper and Nathan Andrada recently placed seventh in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition in Albuquerque. The Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition is for high school juniors and seniors interested in automotive technology. Cooper and Andrada were both Dual Enrollment students at Tucumcari High School […]

Seniors of THS continue tradition

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Writing their names is one of the first and last things seniors do as students of Tucumcari High School.

Our page — May 19

Honors Bridget Breen was inducted into the Chi Omega Sorority at Eastern New Mexico University at Portales. Breen is a freshman at ENMU majoring in Elementary Special Education. She is an active member of the Associated Students Activity Board. Her GPA for her first semester at ENMU was 3.42. She is a 2009 graduate of […]

Scholarship list

Tucumcari High School seniors offered scholarships during the 2009-2010 school year. This year’s seniors received $140,782.96 in scholarships.

Tucumcari High School reverses in-school suspension policy

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari High School has reversed its in-school suspension meal plan after a student’s mother complained. “A child is already being punished by being placed in ISS,” said Peggy Brown, the parent of a student placed in ISS. Brown said food should not be used as a punishment, noting tax […]

Acting principal quits

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By QCS Staff Acting Tucumcari High School principal Jack Burch resigned effective Thursday, according to Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch. Roch said Burch, turned in his resignation at the end of Thursday’s school day. “Mr. Burch brought a lot of experience and guidance to Tucumcari Schools during his time here,” Roch said. Roch said Burch’s employment […]

Sports roundup

Football Here is the list of Tucumcari High School players selected to the New Mexico High School Coaches Association 2009 Class 2A all-state football team: • George Montano, first-team defense kick returner • Jakus Martinez, second-team offense wide receiver and second-team defense defensive back • Alex Hutchins, honorable mention offense quarterback.

Tucumcari High principal resigns

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Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo resigned on Tuesday, according to Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch. Roch said Castillo’s resignation is effective June 16. He declined to provide additional information, citing personnel matters. School officials placed Castillo on paid administrative leave on Nov. 11, following allegations of administrative misconduct. Officials have declined to provide details about […]