Texico High School to be honored

Public Education Department to Honor 18 Schools For Math and Science Achievement

State plans overhaul of math and science curriculums

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The state Public Education Department wants to raise the level of math and science curriculums in schools throughout the state to compete in a global environment. And the department wants to accomplish this by the year 2012. To meet that goal, the department established the math and science council […]

God’s grace: It just isn’t fair!

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist A surpassingly strange story it is, and enough to make a math or accounting major bite nails. I’m talking about Jesus’ Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16). Here’s the story in a nutshell: It’s grape-harvest in Palestine. A vineyard owner goes out early to hire men […]

Only God’s grading matters in life

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist I can still remember math in the third grade at Highland Elementary in Clovis when my lack of math ability was displayed before my entire third grade classmates. This is the story. Whenever math time came during our school day, I would just cringe. Why? Because we had to do […]

Method more than numbers

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Ranchvale fourth-grade teacher Shelly Flygare said she spent two weeks learning a new method of teaching math. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Ranchvale Elementary teacher Shelly Flygare drew a pattern of lines and dots on the board to teach her class to find the product of 24 and 13. […]

Education Digest: Domenici nominates Clovis student for West Point

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., announced Wednesday he plans to nominate Clovis Christian School student Kaci Tibbs for potential admission to West Point this fall. Tibbs is one of 50 New Mexico students selected for nomination to the United States military service academies. Math, science bureau honoring Ranchvale school The […]

All but two Portales schools miss AYP

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Roosevelt County Schools saw little change in schools under scrutiny from the pass/fail system known as Adequate Yearly Progress. Portales schools are still plagued by failure in subgroups, especially students with disabilities, and several have slipped into the corrective action designation. School officials in the county say they are generally […]

Schools, teaching methods under scrutiny

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer When La Casita Elementary did not make Adequate Yearly Progress last year, school officials had to change the way they taught. According to AYP scores, a federal measure of math and language arts proficiency and a part of the president’s No Child Left Behind push for accountability, La Casita […]

More Clovis schools lagging behind standards

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Three additional Clovis schools failed to meet adequate yearly progress standards for the 2003-2004 school year, according to a recently released amended report from the New Mexico Public Education Department. The discrepancy occurred when the education department incorrectly calculated results of tests taken in the spring of 2004, school […]

Wilson, Carroll

Carroll Wilson Services: Have been held. Carroll Wilson, 87, of Sherman, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004 at Wilson M. Jones Hospital in Sherman. Mr. Wilson was born on Aug. 24, 1917, in Denton, Texas, to Carrie and L. A. Wilson. He graduated from high school in Denton, Texas, in 1934, and studied at North […]