Mesalands rodeo team scores its best ever

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The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team had the most successful weekend in the history of the rodeo program while competing at two college rodeos hosted by Central Arizona College in Florence, Arizona March 8-9.

Tuesday’s Scores

Tuesday’s Scores Class 1A Quarterfinals Cimarron 48, Tatum 30 Elida 45, Magdalena 33 Hagerman 50, Fort Sumner 39 Class 2A Quarterfinals McCurdy 57, Navajo Pine 54 Navajo Prep 61, Clayton 53 Penasco 68, Capitan 31 Texico 52, Eunice 27 Class 3A Quarterfinals Hope Christian 68, Wingate 59 Pojoaque 39, West Las Vegas 32 Portales 41, […]

Parents upset guidelines have change for Mr., Miss THS

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Parents aired complaints about the pending selection of Mr. and Miss TSH, food service and registration fees at Tuesday night’s Tucumcari School Board meeting. And a board member told those attending that test scores and the levels of proficiency in core subjects such as reading and math is not […]

Rattlers get tested at Taos

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers found themselves pulling double duty at a scrimmage in Taos Friday night. The Rattlers JV and varsity teams were scheduled to play just Taos but Raton joined the scrimmage when its team didn’t have a preseason scrimmage scheduled, said head coach Dub Smith. In their second scrimmage […]

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 […]

School test scores show racial gap

William Thompson The New Mexico Public Education Department recently released the 2004 Standards-Based Assessment scores. Although the scores show marked improvement overall by fourth and eighth-grade students, Hispanic students continue to lag behind Caucasian students statewide in language arts and mathematics. Veronica Garcia, Phd., New Mexico’s Secretary of Education, said the differences in performance can […]

Proficiency scores released

TV Hagenah Of 82 schools in the state, two Quay County schools are ranked in the top 10 in some of the grades and areas in regard to their scores on the annual state proficiency exam. Logan ranked fourth in eighth grade language arts recording in the 73.9 percentile, fourth in the fourth grade language […]