Nationwide swine flu outbreak leads school officials to review plans

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Thomas Garcia Area school superintendents joined a teleconference with state health and education leaders Thursday to review plans in the event a case of swine flu should turn up at one of their schools. Thus far, no cases of swine flu have been confirmed in New Mexico. However, the number of probable cases has climbed […]

Once upon a time, teachers had freedom to teach

By Lnn Moncus Those of us who loved school, no matter which side of the desk we were on, never get over wanting to join the crowds on their way to that first day of school. Just thinking about the joys of education causes us to pause and to be thankful for having had the […]

1/21 Calendar

Today: New Mexico State Police blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Plains Mall in Clovis. For information call Cheryl Terry at 763-3427 or visit www.bloodhero.com and enter sponsor code nmstatepolice. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna […]

Area schools begin mandatory federal testing with mixed feelings

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun It’s testing time again for area public school students: Time to put the books away, take a deep breath and attempt to show education officials in Santa Fe and Washington, D. C. how well students are learning math, science, English and social studies. Students will be taking the Standards […]

Diabetes workshop scheduled

TV Hagenah “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” will be presented this month at the Conchas Water Coop, Wednesday, Nov 17. at 9:30 a.m. and again at the Quay County Extension office in Tucumcari on the same day. at 5:30 p.m.. Quay County Home Extention Agen Brenda Bishop said the workshop is very […]

Diabetes workshop set

The Quay County Extension Office will once again be sponsoring an “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” program. During the program, individuals learn of five tests regarding diabetes. In addition, people taking part in the program will things they will need to know to help prevent complications from diabetes. While at the workshop […]