Education Digest: Alliance updates state data cards

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The Alliance for Excellent Education recently updated its New Mexico State Card. The card gives a statistical snapshot of the status of high schools in the state, according to an Alliance press release. The cards were developed to provide data for policymakers, government officials and concerned citizens, and are […]

Honors: Burdell

CNJ Staff Anneka Burdell of Clovis received an Alliance for Affordable Services scholarship for $1,000, according to an Alliance press release. Burdell is a junior at Texas Tech University, according to her parents. Alliance distributed more than $170,000 in scholarships to 107 students across the

‘Progressive’ Christians spread message in Clovis

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CrossWalk America participants, from left, Brad Wilson, Eric Elnes, Rebecca Glenn and Mark Creek-Water head east on U.S. 60/84 into Clovis on Thursday. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer They say they are passing through the area spreading Jesus’ message of love. Their self-described progressive views on Christianity, however, are not […]

12/22 Education Digest

Afterschool program money short New Mexico is one of 26 states that were not able to provide any new grants for afterschool programs in 2005, according to an Afterschool Alliance press release. The non-profit public awareness and advocacy organziation conducted research which shows the state received more than $9 million for afterschool program funding, all […]

Alliance recruiting drama performer

By Darrell Todd Maurina The Clovis Christian Ministerial Alliance decided Thursday morning to bring a man to Clovis who recites the entire Gospel of John from memory as part of a drama presentation. Brad Sherrill, the presenter, is coming on Sept. 18 to Sandia Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque and the Rev. Brad Reeves of Kingswood […]

PHS student to advise governor

By Tony Parra Gov. Bill Richardson has many advisors. On Monday he added Portales High School’s Joderick Rodriquez to the list. Richardson swore in Rodriquez and 56 other high school students to the New Mexico Youth Alliance, also known as the children’s cabinet, on Monday afternoon in Albuquerque. The group will serve as an advisory […]

Zias edged by club team in scrimmage

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team played competitively in a 1-0 loss to the Midland (Texas) Alliance Under-19 club team Saturday in the Zias’ initial scrimmage. ENMU, which opens the regular season on Aug. 29 against College of the Southwest in a four-team get-together at Adams State College […]