May 15, 2008 Education Digest

Elementary graduations to be held

Area elementary schools will hold promotion ceremonies for their kindergarten and sixth graders.

Arts Academy at Bella Vista
Kindergarten: 9:15 a.m., May 22
Sixth grade: 1 p.m., May 22

Barry Elementary School

Sixth grade: 9:30 a.m., May 22
Kindergarten: 1:30 p.m., May 22

Cameo Elementary School

Kindergarten: 9 a.m., Monday
Sixth grade: 9 a.m., Tuesday

Highland Elementary School

Sixth grade: 8:30 a.m., May 22
Kindergarten: 1 p.m., May 22

La Casita Elementary School
Kindergarten: 9 a.m., May 22
Sixth grade: 9 a.m., May 23

Lockwood Elementary School
Kindergarten: 9 a.m., Friday
Sixth grade: 1 p.m., May 22

Mesa Elementary School
Sixth grade: 9:30 a.m., May 23

Parkview Elementary School
Kindergarten: 6:30 p.m., Monday
Sixth grade: 7:15 p.m., Tuesday

Ranchvale Elementary School
Kindergarten: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday
Sixth: 11 a.m., Wednesday

Sandia Elementary School
Kindergarten: 1:30 p.m., Tuesday
Sixth grade: 9 a.m., May 22

Zia Elementary School
Kindergarten: 10 a.m., Wednesday
Sixth grade: 8 a.m., Friday

Summer reading program registration begins

Registration for summer reading programs at Clovis-Carver Public Library begins Monday. Programs begin June 3.
For information contact Krissie Carter, Youth Services Librarian at 769-7840.

School projects on display

Twenty-four Gifted and Talented students from Zia and Highland Elementary schools will be displaying their school year projects today in a showcase. The students range from second to the sixth grade. The students picked their topic and will be on hand to answer questions.
What: Gifted and Talented Student Showcase
Where: Zia Elementary School
When: 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Today

Local students receive scholarships

Seven Clovis High School students and two Farwell High School students were awarded the 2008 Cotton Simms Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded by the High Plains Chapter of the Texas Tech Alumni Association to incoming freshman at Texas Tech in the fall of 2008.
Clovis: Kylie Kilmer, Courtney Lopez, Lauren Malloy, Jessica McDowell, Sunnie Sartin, Layne Strebeck
Farwell:
Dalton Cockerham, Ashleigh Mesman

Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: lcastillo@cnjonline.com