01-17-09: School Notes

The following scholarships are available to area high school seniors. Students should contact their guidance counselors for more information. Scholarships are listed by application deadlines.Jan. 25: McKelvey Foundation Scholarship: Available to all high school seniors who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit by owning and operating their own business while in high school.Jan. 30: Suncal New Mexico […]

Class of 2008 looks forward to future

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By QCS Staff Thirty-eight seniors walked Friday night to recieve their Tucumcari High School diplomas.“Each is capable of great things,” said salutatorian Michael Martinez. It was one of the smallest classes to graduate in Rattler history. In 2007, 63 seniors participated in graduation exercises. Although the class was small, the students’ enthusiasm and smiles were […]

THS Senior Week Activities

Today: 4 p.m., seniors softball game and family picnic.

Alpha Mu accepting scholarship applications

Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is accepting scholarship applications from area graduating high school seniors.Two $200 scholarships will be awarded, based on academic performance, leadership, extracurricular activities, civic and other personal factors, according to a chapter news release.High school counselor offices can provide applications. Deadline for receiving applications is April 11. They may […]

Community Notes: Pasghetti dinner, legal workshop for seniors

Pasghetti, anyone? St. Anne’s annual “Pasghetti” dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Hammond Hall, 5th and Hancock Pasghetti with meat or vegetarian sauce, salad, bread sticks, iced tea or coffee, and sherbet with pizzelles. Adults: $6.50; children ten years and under: $2.50. For carry-outs call 461-3155. Legal workshop for […]

THS Senior class scholarship recipients

Tucumcari High School seniors of the class of 2007 have been offered more than $275,000 in scholarships. Seniors offered scholarships for the 2006-2007 school year are listed by the donor and student recepients: David and Sylvia York – Kylee Barnett and Brian Lopez BPO Does – Kylee Barnett and Jacquelyn Lopez Rod David – Rusty […]

City gets new Senior Olympics director

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Senior Olympics has a new director, Corene Medcalf, who is looking for senior athletes to start preparing for the senior games next year. “A healthy lifestyle for seniors in Quay County is what we are trying to help promote with the Olympics and a workout program,” said […]

08- 9-2006: Calendar

Today: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tucumcari Public Library, Zoo to You. For information, call 461-0295. Thursday: 1 p.m. San Jon Board of Education, special meeting to discuss pending litigation, conference room. For information, call 576-2466. Thursday: 6 p.m. Tucumcari City Commission Meeting, City Hall. Friday: 5:15 p.m. meeting of parents of seniors at Tucumcari […]

Seniors getting ready for Senior Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About a dozen Quay County seniors are honing their athletic skills to go to Albuquergue on Aug. 2-6 to attend the State Senior Olympics. They are Mele Armijo, Betty Bason, Cleso Blea, Lynn Hawkins, Leona Faye Mayfield, Mary Rivera, Gilbert Romero, Pete Valverde, Eppie Vigil, all of Tucumcari, and […]

Seniors say goodbye at graduation

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The pair of cooling fans by the doors of Rattler Gym did wonders for the crowd as scorching heat pushed into Friday evening’s Tucumcari High graduation, but it wasn’t much help to graduating seniors who tried to keep their caps, sashes and gowns presentable when they walked by the […]