Squeeze chute was better laid to rest

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist This is another squeeze chute story. In my world it is the equivalent of a shark attack or a middle-of-the night calving call … a story that sends shivers down my spine. Monty said he was just along for the ride, helping his neighbor Whitey gather his cows and calves […]

Tucumcari Midde School Honor Roll

The following Tucumcari Middle School students are on the honor roll for the first nine weeks.

Honor Roll: Tucumcari Elementary and Middle schools

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 […]

Tucumcair Middle School honor roll, first nine weeks

Special to the QCS The following are students on the honor roll for the first nine weeks at Tucumcari Middle School. Tucumcari Middle School All A Honor Roll 1st Nine Weeks, 2007-2008 6th Grade Roxanne Awais Merissa Cooper Vincent Grap Carlos Marquez John Martinez Cody Massey Michael Olivas Olana Romero 7th Grade Jayde Arguello Stephen […]

School officials pleased with AYP scores

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s top school administrators are pleased that all of its schools made AYP, but they say that doesn’t mean they are going to sit back this coming school year. “We want to meet next year’s goals and beyond that,” said school Superintendent Aaron McKinney. The passing AYP mark for […]

Altrusa helps support community projects

By QCS Staff Tucumcari Altrusa International contributes to the success of many projects in Tucumcari. During the first quarter of this year, contributions to Altrusa community service projects totaled more than $6,000, according to a release by the group. The following are Altrusa’s community service projects and the amount it has contributed: • MCCH Council Immunization […]

03-14-2007: Community Notes

THS drama class stages 1930s Hollywood parody What happens when the world’s worst movie producer travels to Vansyltrania to produce his next horrible horror movie? To find out, be at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. That’s where the drama class of Tucumcari High School will present a parody on 1930s […]

San Jon places second at Science Olympiad

By QCS Staff San Jon Middle School took second place in its division at the annual New Mexico Science Olympiad held late last month at New Mexico Tech, Socorro. With 324 points, they had a solid lead over third place Albuquerque Academy with 304 points. First place went to Albuquerque Area Home School with 418 […]

Tucumcari schools review AYP ratings

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Municipal Schools principals and acting superintendent Aaron McKinney are reviewing the district’s Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) report from the New Mexico Public Education Department and awaiting more information. More detailed scores regarding AYP subgroups, such as those defined by ethnicity, and AYP scores for districts will be released […]