Dora School News May 18

Finals week High school students in grades seven through 11 will take final exams Tuesday through Thursday this week. They will take first and third hour finals Tuesday; second, fourth and fifth hour finals Wednesday; and sixth and seventh period finals Thursday. School will be released early Thursday, with buses running at 12:30. BPA wins [...]

12-9 Dora School News

Basketball • Monday — Dora Junior High hosts Clovis Yucca at 4 p.m. • Thursday — Dora varsity boys at Tularosa Classic Tourney Elementary Christmas program set Nancy Jones, Dora fine arts teacher, and the kindergarten through fifth-grade classes, will present “The Littlest Christmas Tree” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Dora school auditorium. Admission [...]

Nov. 18 School News

PJHS News Spanish classes working on projects Students in Ruben Tellez’s Spanish classes are completing three separate projects. The first is a family poster board. Hallways are decorated with students’ posters complete with Spanish labels for family members, vacations, and pets. They completed a Thanksgiving card that will be sent to wounded soldiers at Walter [...]

11-11 Dora School News

Honor Society to hold induction Chapters of the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society will hold an induction on Thursday following the Elementary Veterans Day program that begins at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Amelia Bilbrey, Megan Collins, Santana Chavez, Kendra Merrick and Kayla Cox will be conducting the ceremony. All parents and [...]

Class of 2006 graduates at Floyd

Paula Cronic: PNT Staff Writer An emotionally charged commencement ceremony filled with moments of saddness and moments of joy took place Saturday at Floyd High School. The group of students came together one last time as the senior class of FHS to receive their diplomas and the right to be called a high school graduate. [...]

Area fund-raising leaves family ‘overwhelmed’

By Kevin Wilson: PNT Managing Editor DORA — When Kellie Bilbrey was getting the word out on a fund-raiser for her 3-year-old niece Hope Bilbrey, she tried to be realistic about the donations she and her family would receive. “We were hoping maybe we could get $20 each from the kids and get $2,000 or [...]

April 27 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael We are proud of our students at Dora for joining in the “Walk for Hope Bilbrey Fund.” Hope Bilbrey is a 3-year-old girl in the Elida-Kenna area. Her parents are Travis and Cody Bilbrey and are staying with her in the hospital. Call the school at 477-2211 or 477-2216 for information. Area [...]

Students to walk for fund-raiser

By Tony Parra: PNT Staff Writer Students from two schools from small farming towns are combining their efforts to help raise money for a young child who underwent surgeries to remove cancerous tumors. Hope Bilbrey, a 3-year-old girl from Elida, underwent her first chemotherapy treatment in Albuquerque on Monday after two surgeries to remove cancerous [...]

Elida pulling together aid for young girl

By Tony Parra: PNT Staff Writer Three-year-old Hope Bilbrey, at a young age, is understanding the true meaning of “hope” in a time in which she is battling cancer. Elida residents are putting their efforts together and seeking the help of other Roosevelt County residents in trying to save a three-year-old child with cancer. The [...]