Elida School News Oct. 19

Upcoming activities Elida School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week this week. The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to present a unified and visible commitment towards a drug-free America. Students will participate in a poster and door contest, a skit presentation and a balloon release. Students will be given ribbons, stickers, pencils, book marks and [...]

PJHS News Oct. 19

Family fun night setParents and students are invited to visit teachers in their classrooms from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdayto try some interesting learning activities. Conferences planned Students completed the first quarter of their school year Friday. Parents may confer with teachers from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 27 to discuss their children’s grades.

PHS News Oct. 19

ENMU recruiter to visit Thursday Stephanie McClary of Eastern New Mexico University will be on campus Thursday to talk with PHS seniors interested in attending ENMU for the fall 2009 semester.

Dora School News Oct. 19

Fun night set Family fun night will be held Satruday.

School dress code policy will go unchanged

By Sarah Meyer: PNT Staff Writer The Portales Municipal School Board voted Monday to retain the school dress code as written. During the September school board meeting, Superintendent Randy Fowler said the board would review the policy in response to a parent complaint. Nkoshe Seales had asked the board to revise its policy on piercings [...]

Elida School News Oct. 12

No school MondaySchool will not be in session Monday in observance of Columbus Day. 4-H club to meetElida 4-H will meet Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. in Mrs. Criswell’s room. All members will need to enroll for the new 4-H year and select new projects. 4-H officers will be elected. Student helping hurricane victims Anna [...]

Dora School News Oct. 12

Eastern New Mexico State Fair winners FFA students who placed in Roswell last week at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair: Stefanie Neuhaus — Grand Champion Swine and Grand Champion LambJordan Inge — Grand Champion Goat. Other Dora students making the sale were: Sheldon Breshears — Reserve YorkBailey and Tearney O’Connor — SwineShaelei Payne — [...]

PJHS News Oct. 12

Football, volleyball seasons end Coaches and players wrap up the 2008 volleyball season this week by hosting Texico Tuesday and playing in a tournament for all four volleyball teams Thursday and Friday. The eighth grade teams play at Yucca on Friday while the seventh grade teams plays on Thursday. The eighth grade football team heads [...]

PHS News Oct. 12

Sophomore testing The PSAT exam will be given to Portales High School sophomores on Wednesday. The PSAT is the practice/prep exam for the SAT college entrance exam. The New Mexico Department of Education in partnership with College Board allows selected New Mexico high schools to participate in the PSAT/NMSQT program each year. The test is [...]

Portales schools fail to meet AYP marks

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By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico schools are facing an uphill battle trying to meet the state’s adequate yearly progress. Nine Clovis schools and all five Portales schools fell short of AYP this year. The Public Education Department announced Friday results of the AYP report, which is based on the state’s standards [...]