Dec. 14, 2007 Holiday Happenings

Today Living Nativity — 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St. Church members will host a living nativity pageant and the church’s Chancel Choir will also perform. Refreshments will be provided. Those attending the event are asked to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Information: 763-3461. Saturday Legacy Life Church food […]

July 27, 1942

Antoinette Concell, Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey aerial marvel endorsed Camel cigarettes for their mild flavor. … The Clovis News-Journal reported that Miss Lois Beck hosted weekly storytelling and games at the high school auditorium for kids ages 4-9. … Mrs. Dona C. Elder, of 621 Pile, was hostess for a birthday party honoring […]

Mom juggles family, studies

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Ivelis Perdomo will graduate with associate degrees in fine and liberal arts. By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer Focus. Focus. Focus. That’s the advice Ivelis Perdomo will give to graduates and future graduates of Clovis Community College during a commencement ceremony tonight. She should know. The 32-year-old mother of two […]

Dec. 14, 2006 Education Digest

New charter school guidelines passed New guidelines for establishing charter schools in New Mexico were passed with Senate Bill 600, according to a New Mexico Public Education Department press release. Effective July 1, 2007, charter schools may elect to be authorized by the school district in which they are to be located or the Public […]

Education digest: Award nominations being accepted

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer An education foundation for the cable industry is accepting nominations for its annual awards, according to a press release. Teachers, school administrators, or anyone helping to improve and transform education for children in and out of school can be nominated for the Cable’s Leaders in Learning Awards, administered by […]

BRAC pass distribution falls short of goal

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George Gilestra, of Clovis, reaches in the box for a ticket to Friday’s BRAC regional hearing during ticket drawing Wednesday at The North Plains Mall. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Pass distribution for Friday’s Base Realignment and Closure hearing shattered expectations of local leaders and organizers — but not in […]

Welcome: You’re about to become part of U.S. history

Freedom Newspapers Welcome, everyone, to the first of two days of regional history that many will recall far into the distant decades of our lives. Welcome to the members of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission and their staff. You are the leading players in a unique ritual of freedom: a national hearing conducted in […]

Education calendar

Today • Ryan Sanders, 12, will discuss bow and arrow safety at a Zia Elementary assembly at 2 p.m. • First and second grade musical at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Highland Elementary gymnasium. Friday • Enchilada dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bella Vista Elementary. • Character counts assembly at 8 […]

Education Calendar 2/26

Today • Music in Our Schools Week Grand Concert, 7 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium. • Parkview Elementary first- and second-grade musical, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the school. Friday n El Desayuno Kiwanis Piano Festival, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium. • Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy Drum Corps Performs at the Capitol Building […]