School menus — Oct. 17

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Soft beef taco, Spanish rice and salsa, lettuce, lemon drop cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots and ranch, fruit salad. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. Lunch — Bean/cheese burrito, garden fresh salad, ranch […]

School menus — Oct. 10

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school for Fall Break. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken nugget chef, salad and ranch, fruity jello, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Waffles. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, fresh fruit. Thursday: Breakfast — Sausage bisquit. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes […]

School menus — Oct. 3

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — English muffin with egg and cheese. Lunch — Italian spaghetti, grand green beans, garden salad and ranch, WW roll and jello. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked French fries, lettuce, tomato, pickle, chilled fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. Lunch […]

School menus —

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Beefy mac, grand green beans, rosey applesauce, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Bean/cheese burrito, garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, fruity jello. Wednesday: Breakfast — Waffles. Lunch — Hot dog on a bun, baked French fries, garden salad and […]

School menus — Sept. 12

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — English muffin with egg and cheese. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots and fruit, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/ banana French toast. Lunch — Cheeseburger, on […]

School lunch menus — Sept. 5

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school for Labor Day. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Beefy cheesy nachos, Sunshine corn, applesauce. Wednesday: Breakfast — Waffles. Lunch — Mac and franks, Grand green beans, chilled peaches, chocolate cake. Thursday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Soft beef taco, Spanish rice and salsa, lettuce, […]

School menus — Aug. 29

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — English muffin with egg and cheese. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots and ranch, fruit salad. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, garden salad and ranch, and fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, Sunshine corn, […]

Portales schools back in session

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Jared Tucker Students in Portales schools were back in the classroom Tuesday, and several schools welcomed new teachers to their faculty to start the school year. Portales native Shawna Neece said her first day at Valencia Elementary was almost exactly what she expected. She said her third-grade class is a great, and she looks forward […]

School menus — Aug. 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun with lettuce, tomato, and pickle, baked French fries, chilled fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Beefy cheesy nachos,Sunshine corn, applesauce. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana French toast. B Mac and franks, Grand green beans, chilled peaches, chocolate cake. […]

Students learn about cultures through dance

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By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Students entertained and taught their families about the history of the dances Wednesday at James Elementary School as part of Festival Primavera. Some 55 students performed regional dances from Mexico as a part of the dual language program at the school. The students covered Mexican, American and other national […]

Clovis elementary hosting anti-tobacco event

Freedom New Mexico The group Students Concerned About Tobacco at the Arts Academy at Bella Vista is hosting a Big Tobacco “Beat Down” pinata party 1 p.m. Monday, according to a news release. The party is the last of a series of anti-tobacco events held across Curry County, the release said. The students will be […]

Clovis schools announces selection of new principals

Freedom New Mexico Clovis Municipal Schools announced Friday the selection of new principals for Barry and James Bickley schools. Teacher Tandee Delk will take over the position of principal of Barry Elementary School. Delk has experience teaching kindergarten through 12th grades in Melrose, where she assisted in administrative duties. Principal Carrie Bunce has been reassigned. […]

Study finds military children surprisingly resilient

By Tom Philpott: Military Update Casey Tencick, a fifth-grade teacher at Patriot Elementary School on Fort Carson, Colo., read here about a RAND study assessing how military children are stressed by their parents’ frequent wartime deployments. Tencick thought her students would find the content of the column interesting and might like to react themselves to […]

Community to say farewell to Steiner Elementary

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By Linda Long: PNT correspondent For 70 years, Steiner Elementary has been the site of the education of Portales’ future. Next year, the campus will become part of the city’s and school board’s history. A new school building is under construction and will be ready for fifth- and sixth-graders this fall. Called Lindsey-Steiner, it replaces […]

School menus — April 25

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Biscuit and ham, cereal or toast, fruit juice and milk. Lunch — Bean tostada, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomato, and fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick, cereal or toast, fruit juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, gravy, fruit and whole wheat roll. Wednesday: […]

Students studying Black Plague

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By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Social studies students at Lindsey Elementary are learning about the Middle Ages and the Bubonic Plague. The students have been making signs as part of the class project to warn other students, teachers and parents as if their classroom was a village in the Middle Ages. Christina Ortiz, 12, […]

Floyd school news — April 20

Bake sale to benefit elementary track The Floyd Booster Club annual bake sale will be held Thursday at the school. Proceeds will help the elementary track team purchase T-shirts for the track meet to be held at Elida this year. Any supporter is invited to help by sending decorated cookies, brownies, cupcakes, grab bags or […]

LIndsey-Steiner Elementary School near completion

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By Zuo Yang: PNT staff writer When the 2010-11 school year rolls around, every elementary school class will have a new home in the Portales school system. First- and second-graders will be at James Elementary, third- and fourth-graders will be at Valencia Elementary and fifth- and sixth-graders will have classes at the new Lindsey-Steiner school, […]

Steiner teacher wins Golden Apple Award

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By Zuo Yang: PNT staff writer Portales has another Golden Apple Teacher. Marea Smith, a first-grade teacher at Steiner Elementary School, has won the 2010 Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching. She learned of her selection March 3, and is scheduled to receive the award April 16 in Albuquerque. “It’s pretty exciting. I do […]

Rotary Club donates 2,000 pencils to schools

By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Now, Portales elementary school students know all they have to do is ask. In this case, it’s 2,000 pencils, courtesy of the Portales Rotary Club. It all started with a letter from a Lindsey School student as part of a school writing project. Portales Rotary Club member Chris Wood […]