Taking one TAL task

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor The Science Club and students at Tucumcari High School are giving the city a recycling boost. The large green recycling bins appearing around the city recently are in great part due of the Science Club, student council president Michael Martinez reported to the Tucumcari School Board Monday night. The […]

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, […]

Birthdays, anniversaries and science fair

Golden anniversary… The children of Paul and Yolanda “Jolly” Chavez joined with friends and neighbors in the celebration of their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5 at the fellowship hall of the First Spanish Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Paul and Jolly were married 50 years ago in the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari. First […]

Robotics team set to attend Texas BEST

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By Chelle Delaney It was Mars or bust for San Jon Schools Robotics Team. And Buster, with a little from his team, won the day. The team won the top spot at a robotics competition Oct. 27 with their robot “Buster.” The competition was BEST Robotics in New Mexico, with BEST standing for Boosting, Engineering, […]

Ag Science Center Field Day set for Aug. 6

Tree and turfgrasses will be featured topics at the Annual Field Day sponsored by the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. The featured speaker will be Lowell Catlett, regents professor and dean and chief administrator officer of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics, NMSU at Las Cruces. Attendees also will get […]

CSI Portales? ENMU adding forensic science program

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers By Karl Terry Freedom Newspapers High-tech crime-solving science called forensics is a big part of TV crime dramas these days. But as the science as evolved over the last few years in the real world, the supply of forensic scientists hasn’t kept up with the demand. It’s that demand that […]

March 1965

The new building added to Tucumcari Junior High School opened after being built by the Ballard and Bates of Carlsbad. … Tucumcari Junior High student Rena Mae Bonem took the top prize at the annual science fair with her booth “New Mexico During the Cretaceous Period.” She was then eligible to enter the regional science […]

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 […]

Do you think with your mind or soul?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What does it take to “make up your mind?” Making up your mind takes thinking, doesn’t it? And you do your thinking with that mass of jelly between your ears, right? You know, your brain. Your physical brain. That’s what runs your body, that’s what you ponder with, create […]

Even some scholars are not paying attention to Bible

By Leonard Lauriault In science and history, we often draw inaccurate conclusions because we don’t have all the facts, or, sometimes, because the facts have been misrepresented. Coming to the wrong conclusions can happen with math as well. If we haven’t studied the techniques to solve difficult problems correctly, in the end, the answer will […]